Description

The Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (ENSDW) v1.0 is a 2-day instructor-led course that provides an overview of the Cisco SD-WAN solution and SD-WAN components. Students will learn how to create, manage, and operate a secure extensible network using Cisco SD-WAN products. The course covers how to configure, operate, and monitor overlay routing in a secure extensible network. Students will also learn about policies and quality of service (QoS) in the SD-WAN overlay network.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will 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

Outline

The course comprises the following components:
  • SD-WAN Solution Components
    • SD-WAN Solution Overview
    • SD-WAN Components
    • Managing SD-WAN Components
  • Secure Extensible Network Deployment
    • Secure Control Plane Operation
    • Secure Control Plane Deployment
    • Secure Data Plane Operation
    • Cloud Deployments and Redundancy
  • SD-WAN Template Deployment
    • Templates Overview
    • Feature Templates
    • Device Templates
    • Attaching Devices to Templates
  • SD-WAN Overlay Routing
    • Overlay Routing Overview
    • OMP Route Advertisements
    • OMP Route Redistribution and Network Segmentation
    • Configuring and Verifying Overlay Routing
  • SD-WAN Policies and QoS
    • Policy Overview and Framework
    • vSmart Policy Operation and Construction
    • Forwarding and QoS Overview
    • Configuring and Monitoring QoS Forwarding

Prerequisite Knowledge

It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:
  • Strong understanding of enterprise wide area network design
  • Familiarity with Transport Layer Security (TLS) and IP Security (IPSec)

The following are recommended Cisco learning offerings that may help students meet these prerequisites: