Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (SDWFND)

Course description

The Cisco SD WAN Operation and Deployment (SDWFND) v1.0 is a 2-day, instructor-led, hands-on course that addresses the Cisco SD-WAN Operations and Deployment functions. Cisco SD-WAN is a new technology, this training covers salient features such as zero-touch provisioning, secure network bring-up, configuration using feature templates, configuration of Overlay Management Protocol (OMP) and policies for network traffic management.
 
Who should enroll

  • Enterprise Network System Installers
  • System Integrators
  • System Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Solutions Designers

 
Course 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.

 
Course Prerequisites

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
  • Strong understanding of routing protocol operation, including both interior and exterior routing protocol operation
  • Familiarity with Transport Layer Security (TLS) and IP Security (IPSec)

Duration

2 Days

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