Course Overview

The Operating and Implementing Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE200) course gives you the basic knowledge necessary to plan, deploy, configure, and maintain the Cisco® WAN Automation Engine (WAE) solution. Extensive hands-on labs help you gain the necessary skills to install and maintain Cisco WAE systems

5 days
Learning Credits: 
  • After taking this course, you should be able to:

    • Describe the system architecture of Cisco WAN Automation Engine and Cisco WAE network abstraction
    • Plan and deploy Cisco WAE Planning components, including Collector, WAE Design, and WAE Live
    • Plan and deploy Cisco WAE Automation and explain the basics of Cisco WAE APIs
    • Explain how to deploy changes to the network using Cisco WAE and XR Traffic Controller (XTC)
    • Explain how to use the Cisco WAE Design application to solve problems and achieve business goals

    This course will help you:

    • Learn to install Cisco WAN Automation Engine
    • Gain confidence with WAE configuration and basic troubleshooting
    • Practice designing and managing bandwidth and traffic engineering
    • WAE Solution and Architecture Overview Examining WAE
      • Examining WAE Architecture and Design
      • Examining WAE Applications and Use Cases
    • WAE Solution Implementation
      • Planning a WAE Deployment
      • Deploying WAE
      • Describing WAE Integration Options
    • Network Model Configuration
      • Describing the Collection Process
      • Describing Network Interface Modules
      • Creating Network Models
      • Configuring WAE Modeling Daemon
    • WAE Automation Bandwidth Applications
      • Deploying Bandwidth on Demand Application
      • Deploying Bandwidth Optimization Application
    • WAE Design Fundamentals
      • Getting Started with WAE Design
      • Describing Demands and Traffic Tools
      • Modeling Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP) and BGP
      • Describing Failures and Simulation Analysis
    • WAE Design Traffic Engineering and Optimization
      • Engineering Traffic by Using Metrics
      • Engineering Traffic by Using Resource Reservation Protocol with Traffic Engineering (RSVP-TE)
      • Engineering Traffic by Using Segment Routing-Traffic Engineering (SR-TE)
      • Engineering Traffic by Using Latency Constraints
      • Modeling Quality of Service (QoS)
    • Introduction to WAE API ◦ Introducing WAE Design Remote Procedure Call (RPC) API
      • Introducing WAE Optimization and Prediction Module (OPM) API
      • Introducing WAE Server Representational State Transfer Configuration Protocol (RESTCONF) and Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF) APIs
    • WAE Live Deployment
    • Describing the Components of WAE Live
      • Configuring WAE Live
      • Explaining WAE Live Features
    • Maintenance and Troubleshooting ◦ Maintaining WAE
      • Troubleshooting WAE
    • Virtual Learning Lab – Getting Started
    • WAE Server Setup and Configuration
    • Bandwidth on Demand Application
    • Bandwidth Optimization Application
    • Getting Started with WAE Design
    • Describing Traffic with Demands
    • Failures and Simulation Analysis
    • Engineering Traffic Using Metrics
    • Engineering Traffic Using RSVP-TE and SR-TE
    • WAE Design API
    • Configuring WAE Live
    • WAE Live Features
  • Recommended knowledge and skills:

    • Knowledge of general networking and routing concepts
    • Basic knowledge of routing protocols: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Intermediate System-toIntermediate System (IS-IS), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
    • Understanding of Cisco Multiprotocol Label Switching Traffic Engineering (MPLS TE) technologies
    • Basic knowledge of Linux server operation and Linux tools
    • Knowledge of accessing, configuring, and managing network devices
    • Basic understanding of network automation and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) concepts
    • System Installers
    • System Integrators
    • System Administrators
    • Network Administrators
    • Solutions Designers