SDWMER - Cisco Meraki SD-WAN Advanced Policy, Security & Programmability

This 3-day course is hands-on training on Cisco Meraki SD-WAN implementations, basic and advanced Cisco Meraki SD-WAN Security features that are available on Meraki MX routers. Deep dive into capabilities like Firewall and Traffic, Application Aware Firewall, AMP Integration, Content Filtering and Threat protection and many other advanced features are covered as a part of this training. This course also provides hands-on training on Cisco Meraki SD-WAN Programmability features.

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Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction to Meraki SD-WAN and Meraki Key Concepts

Meraki Centralized Dashboard
Meraki key concepts
Meraki Concentrator Modes
VPN Topology
Split Tunnel and Full Tunnel
Hub and Spoke and VPN Mesh
Meraki Connection Monitor
Data Center Redundancy (DC-DC Failover)
Warm Spare for VPN Concentrators

Module 2: Meraki SD-WAN Deployment Models

Data Center Deployment
MX Deployment Considerations
MX Deployment Considerations
Upstream DC Switching Considerations
Routing Considerations
Firewall Considerations
Branch Deployment
AutoVPN at the Branch
Hub and Spoke VPN Deployment
Hub Priorities and Design considerations

Module 3: Meraki SD-WAN Security

Exploring the SD-WAN and Security Dashboard
Site-to-site VPN Deep Dive
Client VPN Technologies
Access control and Splash Page
NAT and Port Forwarding
Firewall and Traffic Shaping
Content Filtering and Threat Protection
Meraki and Cisco Umbrella Integration

Module 4: Firewall and Traffic Shaping Policies

MX Firewall Settings
Outbound Rules
Appliance Services
Layer 7 Firewall Rules
Forwarding Rules
IP Source Address Spoofing Protection
Overview and Key Terms
NAT Modes Implementation
Supported Deployment Topologies
SD-WAN and Traffic Shaping
Uplink Configurations
Uplink Selections
Global Bandwidth Limitations
Traffic Shaping Rules
Web Cache

Module 5: SD-WAN Security – Content Filtering and Threat Protection

MX and Active Directory Integrations
Content Filtering Implementations and Troubleshooting
Cisco AMP Integrations and Threat Protection
Threat Grid Integrations

Module 6: Programmable API

Meraki Dashboard API with Postman
Meraki Organization and Networks Import into Postman
Meraki Devices into the appropriate Networks using APIs
Troubleshooting Meraki using APIs
Device Dashboard