Course Overview

In this Advanced Lab focused SD-WAN course, students will:

  • Explore and Troubleshoot the initials environment
  • Learn Advanced Techniques to Deploy Templates with the theme of reusability
    • Deploy and Troubleshoot Transport Bridging
    • Deploy and Troubleshoot Routing including OSPF, BGP, EIGRP
    • Deploy and Troubleshoot Multicast Routing
  • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Advanced Security Policies
  • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Local Policies
  • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Application Aware Routing
  • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Quality of Service
  • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Central Policies Including Hub Spoke, Full Mesh and Custom Topologies
  • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Central Policies Including Service Chaining
  • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Central Policies Including Traffic Rules & CFLOW
CLASS INFORMATION
Price: 
$4,795
Duration: 
5 days
Learning Credits: 
48
    • SD-WAN Review
    • Advance Template Design and Troubleshooting
    • Advanced Security Policies on vEdge and IOS-XE Platforms
    • Advanced Local Policies on vEdge and IOS-XE Platforms
    • Advanced Central Policies on vEdge and IOS-XE Platforms
    • Advanced Troubleshooting of Policies on vEdge and IOS-XE Platforms
  • Module 1: SDWAN Review

    • SDWAN Review
    • Review of Controllers
    • Review of vEdge Platform
    • Review of IOS-XE Platform
    • Deployment review

    Module 2: Advanced Template Design and Troubleshooting

    • Template Review
    • Templates Design for Reusability
    • Strategies for Design Multisite Templates with Variables
    • Advanced Techniques for Template Creation
    • Variable Naming Conventions for Reusability
    • Create Feature Template for reuse across all vEdge devices
    • Export and Import Templates via API

    Module 3: Routing Protocols

    • Transparent Bridging
      • vEdge Configuration
      • IOS-XE Configuration
    • BGP
      • Transport Configuration
      • Service Side Configuration
    • OSPF
      • Transport Configuration
      • Service Side Configuration
    • EIGRP
      • Service Side Configuration
    • Multicast Routing
      • vEdge Multicast
      • IOS-XE Routing

    Module 4: Advanced Security Policies

    • Security Review
    • Advanced Firewall Configuration and Deployment on vEdge and IOS-XE Devices
    • IPS/ URL Filtering on IOS-XE Devices
    • Umbrella / Web Layer Security Setup

    Module 5: Advanced Design of Local Policy

    • Local Policy Review
    • Access List Design
    • QoS Design on Interfaces / Sub Interfaces
    • Shaping vs Policing
    • Remarking for Cisco Enterprise QoS Model
    • Setup Port Mirroring
    • Advanced Design Techniques for Carrier Routing using BGP
    • Enable Netflow and Application Inspection

    Module 6: Quality of Service

    • Access List Design for Quality of Service Policy
    • Design a Quality of Service Policy for Transport Side for MPLS
    • Design a Quality of Service Policy for Service Side (LAN)
    • Configure a Quality of Service Policy
    • Monitor a Quality of Service Policy
    • Troubleshoot a Quality of Service Policy
    • Site Design for a Quality of Service Policy

    Module 7: Advanced Central Policy Design

    • List Design Techniques
    • Site Design
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot a Hub and Spoke Topology
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot a Full Mesh Topology
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot a Hub and Spoke Topology with a Full Mesh Core
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Custom Control Policies with Traffic Engineering
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot a Service Chain with an ASA Firewall
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot a QoS Policy at the VPN Level
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Extranet with a 3rd Party Provider
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Application Aware Routing Policy

    Module 8: Application Aware Routing

    • List Design for Application Aware Routing
    • Tuning BFD for Application Aware Routing
    • Design an Application Aware Routing Policy
    • Configure an Application Aware Routing Policy
    • Monitor an Application Aware Routing Policy
    • Troubleshoot an Application Aware Routing Policy
    • Site Design for an Application Aware Routing Policy

    Module 9: Monitoring the Environment

    • Monitoring using vManage
    • Monitoring using the CLI
    • Monitoring using vAnalytics
    • Monitoring using Live Action 

    Module 10: Troubleshooting SDWAN

    • Troubleshooting Hardware Issues
    • Troubleshooting Control Connections
    • Troubleshooting Certificate Issues
    • Troubleshooting Controllers
    • Troubleshooting BFD Sessions
    • Troubleshooting Templates
    • Troubleshooting Local Policies
    • Troubleshooting Central Policies

    Module 11: Migration Strategies

    • Migrating from Traditional WANs to SDWAN
    • Migrating from DMVPN WANs to SDWAN
    • Migrating from IWAN to SDWAN
  • Lab 1: Review & Troubleshoot Initials SDWAN Environment

    • Review Environment
    • Troubleshooting Initial Connectivity
    • Troubleshooting Initial Control Connections

    Lab 2: Template 

    • Advanced Techniques for Template Creation
    • Variable Naming Conventions for Reusability
    • Create Feature Template for reuse across all vEdge devices
    • Export and Import Templates via API
    • Troubleshoot Template Deployment

    Lab 3: Implement Routing Protocol

    • Configure Transparent Routing
    • Configure BGP Template and Local Policy on the Transport VPN
    • Configure OSPF Template and Local Policy on the Transport VPN
    • Configure BGP Template and Local Policy on the Service Side (LAN) VPN
    • Configure OSPF Template and Local Policy on the Service Side (LAN) VPN
    • Configure EIGRP Template and Local Policy on the Service Side (LAN) VPN
    • Configure Multicast on vEdge
    • Configure Multicast on IOS-XE
    • Monitor Routing
    • Troubleshooting Routing Protocols

    Lab 4: Advanced Firewall Policy Design

    • Setup and deploy a realistic firewall Configuration on vEdge and IOS-XE
    • Setup IPS/URL Filtering on IOS-XE Device
    • Setup Web Layer Security
    • Monitoring Security Policy
    • Test and Troubleshoot a Firewall Policy

    Lab 5: Designing and Implementing Local Policies and QoS Policies

    • Design and Implement Lists to Support Local Policies
    • Design Access List
    • Advanced QoS Design on Interfaces / Sub Interfaces
    • Creating Shapers and Policers
    • Rewriting QoS for External MPLS Circuit
    • Remarking for Cisco Enterprise QoS Model
    • Setup Port Mirroring  for traffic analysis

    Lab 6: Create Advanced Central Policies

    • Advanced List Design Techniques
    • Advanced Site Design
    • Design and Troubleshoot a Hub and Spoke Topology
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot a Full Mesh Topology
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot a Hub and Spoke Topology with a Full Mesh Core
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Custom Control Policies with Traffic Engineering
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot a Service Chain with an ASA Firewall
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot a QoS Policy at the VPN Level
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Extranet with a 3rd Party Provider
    • Design, Configure, and Troubleshoot Application Aware Routing Policy

    Lab 7: Monitoring the Environment

    • Monitoring using vManage
    • Monitoring using the CLI
    • Monitoring using vAnalytics

    Lab 8: Troubleshooting

    • Troubleshooting Hardware Issues
    • Troubleshooting Control Connections
    • Troubleshooting Certificate Issues
    • Troubleshooting Controllers
    • Troubleshooting BFD Sessions
    • Troubleshooting Templates
    • Troubleshooting Local Policies
    • Troubleshooting Central Policies
    • Implementing and Configuring Cisco SDWAN (ICSDWAN-CT)
  • The primary audience for this course is as follows:

    • Network Technicians / Administrators