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Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (ENSDW)

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Course Description

The Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (ENSDW) v1.0 course provides an overview of the Cisco SD-WAN solution and SD-WAN components. Students will learn how to create, manage, operate, and monitor overlay routing in a secure extensible network using Cisco SD-WAN products.

Students will also learn about policies and quality of service (QoS) in the SD-WAN overlay network.

Course Details

Duration: 2 Days
Fee: Contact Us

Course Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are:

  • Strong understanding of enterprise wide area network design
  • Familiarity with Transport Layer Security (TLS) and IP Security (IPSec)
  • Strong understanding of routing protocol operation, including both interior and exterior routing protocol operation
    • Recommend attendance of Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
    • Recommend attendance of Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT)
    • Recommend attendance of Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions (SENSS)

Target Audience

The primary audience for this course includes:

  • Enterprise Network System Installers
  • Operations and Support Engineers
  • Cloud and Network Administrators
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Solution Architects
  • System Integrators

Course Goal

This course will provide attendees with an overview of the features and functionality of the Cisco SD-WAN solution. Operational concepts will be reinforced with hands-on lab exercises.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify the various components and architecture of the Cisco SD-WAN solution
  • Deploy vEdge routers in a secure extensible network
  • Create templates to aide in the deployment and operation of the secure extensible network
  • Configure and verify overlay routing in the secure extensible network
  • Create simple policies to control traffic flow in the secure extensible network

Course Outline

Module 1: SD-WAN Solution Components

  • Lesson 1: SD-WAN Solution Overview
  • Lesson 2: SD-WAN Components
  • Lesson 3: Managing SD-WAN Components

Module 2: Secure Extensible Network Deployment

  • Lesson 1: Secure Control Plane Operation
  • Lesson 2: Secure Control Plane Deployment
  • Lesson 3: Secure Data Plane Operation
  • Lesson 4: Cloud Deployments and Redundancy

Module 3: SD-WAN Template Deployment

  • Lesson 1: Templates Overview
  • Lesson 2: Feature Templates
  • Lesson 3: Device Templates
  • Lesson 4: Attaching Devices to Templates

Module 4: SD-WAN Overlay Routing

  • Lesson 1: Overlay Routing Overview
  • Lesson 2: OMP Route Advertisements
  • Lesson 3: OMP Route Redistribution and Network Segmentation
  • Lesson 4: Configuring and Verifying Overlay Routing

Module 5: SD-WAN Policies and QoS

  • Lesson 1: Policy Overview and Framework
  • Lesson 2: vSmart Policy Operation and Construction
  • Lesson 3: Forwarding and QoS Overview
  • Lesson 4: Configuring and Monitoring QoS Forwarding

Lab Outline

  • Lab 1: Manage and Monitor SD-WAN Components
  • Lab 2: Deploy and Verify SD-WAN vEdge Routers
  • Lab 3: Deploy SD-WAN Templates
  • Lab 4: SD-WAN Overlay Routing
  • Lab 5: SD-WAN Policies