Cisco® SD-WAN - Advanced Operations & Troubleshooting Bootcamp v1.0 (SDWOTS)

This course covers Cisco Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN), which is an overlay architecture that overcomes the biggest drawbacks of traditional WAN. You will be able to operate a Cisco SD-WAN over any transport (MPLS, Broadband, LTE, VSAT etc.) and provide troubleshooting, management, policy control and application visibility across the enterprise. This hands-on Course covers the Cisco SD-WAN product and contains extensive labs to reinforce the knowledge learned.

Cisco® SD-WAN - Advanced Operations & Troubleshooting Bootcamp v1.0 (SDWOTS)

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Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe how to deploy SD-WAN
  • Configure SD-WAN environment
  • Deploy Zero-Touch Provisioning
  • Implement SD-WAN Security
  • Configure SD-WAN Policies
  • Operate SD-WAN Devices and software
  • Troubleshoot SD-WAN environment

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Cisco SD-WAN Introduction
  • High-level Cisco SD-WAN Deployment models
  • Application level SD-WAN solution
  • Cisco SDWAN high availability solution
  • Cisco SD-WAN Scalability
  • Cisco SD-WAN Solution Benefits
  • 2 - Cisco SD-WAN Orchestration
  • Introduction
  • vManage NMS
  • vSmart Controller
  • vBond Orchestrator
  • Controller Resiliency Architecture
  • 3 - Site Architecture and Deployment Models
  • Site Capabilities
  • vEdge Router
  • vEdge form factors
  • 4 - Zero Touch Provisioning
  • Overview
  • User Input Required for the ZTP Automatic Authentication Process
  • Authentication between the vBond Orchestrator and a vEdge Router
  • Authentication between the vEdge Router and the vManage NMS
  • Authentication between the vSmart Controller and the vEdge Router
  • 5 - Cisco SD-WAN Solution
  • Overlay Management Protocol (OMP)
  • Cisco SDWAN Circuit Aggregation Capabilities
  • Secure Connectivity in Cisco SD-WAN
  • Performance Tracking Mechanisms
  • Application Discovery
  • Dynamic Path Selection
  • Performance Based Routing
  • Dynamic Cloud Access
  • 6 - Operations Best Practices
  • Config: Test Configuration Changes Before Committing
  • NAT: Secure Routers Acting as NATs
  • vEdge Routers: Connect to the Console Port
  • vEdge Routers: Use the Poweroff Command
  • SD WAN Devices: Site ID Naming Conventions
  • SD WAN Devices: Using the System IP Address
  • vManage NMS: Disaster Recovery
  • 7 - Application Monitoring
  • vManage
  • vAnalytics
  • Ecosystem Partner Solutions
  • 8 - Troubleshooting Methods
  • Remote Access
  • Console Access
  • LAN Interfaces
  • WAN Interfaces
  • Control Connections
  • 9 - General Troubleshooting
  • Check Application-Aware Routing Traffic
  • Collect Device Data To Send to Customer Support
  • Monitor Alarms and Events
  • Monitor TCP Optimization
  • Ping a SD WAN Device
  • Run a Traceroute
  • Simulate Flows
  • Troubleshoot Cellular Interfaces
  • Troubleshoot Device Bringup
  • Troubleshoot WiFi Connnections
  • Use Syslog Messages
  • Tunnel Health
  • 10 - Troubleshooting: Data Plane Issues
  • BFD Session Information
  • Cflowd Information
  • Data Policies
  • DPI Information
  • Symptom: Site Cannot Reach Applications in Datacenter
  • Symptom: vManage Showing vEdge or Interface Down
  • Symptom: Site-Wide Loss of Connectivity (Blackout)
  • Symptom: Poor Application Performance (Brownout)
  • Issue Severity Assessment
  • 11 - Troubleshooting: Routing Issues
  • BGP Information
  • Multicast Information
  • OMP Information
  • OSPF Information
  • PIM Information
  • Symptom: Some or All Routes Missing from vEdge Routing table
  • Symptom: Data Traffic Using Suboptimal Path
  • Symptom: Data Traffic Not Using All Transports
  • 12 - Application-Aware Routing
  • Application Performance with CloudExpress Service
  • Tunnel Latency Statistics
  • Tunnel Loss Statistics
  • 13 - Interface Troubleshooting
  • Reset an Interface
  • All Interfaces
  • ARP Table Entries
  • Cellular Interface Information
  • DHCP Server and Interface Information
  • Interface MTU Information
  • Management Interfaces
  • VRRP Information
  • WAN Interfaces
  • 14 - Network Operations
  • Check Alarms and Events
  • Check User Accounts and Permissions
  • Deploy the SD WAN Overlay Network
  • Determine the Status of Network Sites
  • Control Connections
  • Data Connections
  • Network Performance with vAnalytics Platform
  • OMP Status
  • 15 - Security Certificate Troubleshooting
  • Generate a Certificate
  • Upload the vEdge Serial Number File
  • Certificate
  • CSR
  • 16 - SD WAN Devices Maintenance
  • Decommission a vEdge Cloud Router
  • Determine the Status of a Network Device
  • Locate a SD WAN Device
  • Migrate a Controller's Virtual Machine Using vMotion
  • Reboot a Device
  • Remove a vEdge Router's Serial Number from the vManage NMS
  • Replace a vEdge Router
  • Restore the vManage NMS
  • Set Up User Accounts to Access SD WAN Devices
  • Validate or Invalidate a vEdge Router
  • Software Versions Installed on a Device
  • Status of a vBond Orchestrator
  • Status of a vEdge Router
  • Status of a vSmart Controller
  • 17 - SD WAN Device Operation and Troubleshooting
  • Determine Changes to a Configuration Template
  • Determine Why a Device Rejects a Template
  • Alarm Severity Levels
  • Hardware Alarms
  • Checking Alarms and Notifications
  • LEDs
  • Additional Information
  • Restore a vEdge Router
  • Remove vEdge Router Components
  • 18 - Working With SD WAN Support
  • Case Priority Levels and Response Times
  • Information for Opening Cases
  • SD WAN Customer Support Portal
  • Other Ways to Contact Support
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    The primary audience for this course is as follows:

    Engineering and Planning team evaluating WAN evolution

    Personnel involved in SD WAN Design, Implementation and Operation

    Network Operations team with SD WAN solution

    Cisco partners who sell and support SD WAN solutions

    Other Prerequisites

    The knowledge and skills you should have before attending this course are as follows:

    Familiarity with WAN Networks

    Cisco® SD-WAN - Advanced Operations & Troubleshooting Bootcamp v1.0 (SDWOTS)

    $4,495 | This course is CLC-Eligible
    Course Length : 5 Days
     

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