ENSDW - Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (ENSDW)

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

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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)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Routing v2.0 (ROUTE)
  • Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks v2.0 (TSHOOT)
  • Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions (SENSS)

Detailed Class Syllabus

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