KB Bootcamp: SD-WAN

Khawar Butt offers detailed coverage of Cisco's SD-WAN, its components and implementations. You will be able to bring up the controllers from scratch, onboard WAN Edge devices, configure them using templates & deploy technologies like AAR, DIA & TLOC Extension

What’s included

  • Classes run from Oct 21, 22, 28-30, 2020 at 8pm Dubai time

  • The detailed online LIVE classes will last 4-5 hours each

  • The Course Workbook includes 37 labs

  • Each Lab will be demonstrated

  • The class videos will be made available for later viewing

$550

Subscribers sign-in for $199

Outcome

Upon course completion, students will be able to:

  • Know and understand Cisco’s SD-WAN concepts, features, benefits, components & technologies
  • Differentiate and explain each of the building blocks of the SD-WAN Solution
  • Identify the roles and functions of vEdge, vSmart, vManage and vBond entities
  • Know and understand the Zero Touch Provisioning Model
  • Identify Overlay Management Protocol (OMP) as a key element of the SD-WAN solution and the role it plays for Control Plane setup
  • Understand segmentation of SD-WAN fabric, through the use of VPN’s (VRF’s)
  • Understand the role that templates have in SD-WAN solution, differentiate templates and know how to apply them
  • Differentiate Control, Data and Application Route Policies and know how they are used in SD-WAN
  • Implement and Understand advanced SD-WAN concepts like TLOC Extension, DIA & AAR
  • Identify and apply QoS mechanisms to SD-WAN fabric
  • Configure a complete SD-WAN Setup from scratch

Prerequisites

Students attending this course should have a solid understanding of Routing.

Class Outline

Topics

SD-WAN Overview

  • Features / Benefits of Cisco SD-WAN
  • Controllers Functionalities
  • Edge Devices
  • SD-WAN Technologies - (VPNs, Color, TLOC etc.)

Initializing Controllers

  • Enterprise Certificate Server
  • vManage Initialization - CLI & GUI
  • vBond Initialization - CLI & GUI
  • vSmart Initialization - CLI & GUI

Initializing vEdges / cEdges

  • vEdge CLI Initial Configuration
  • cEdge CLI Initial Configuration
  • Root Certificate Initialization
  • vManage registration

Configuring Templates

  • Feature Templates
  • Device Templates
  • Configuring vEdges and vSmart using Feature & Device Templates

Configuring a Service VPN using Templates

  • Configuring Feature templates for configuring Service VPNs
  • Implementing Service VPNs using Templates

Configuring Centralized Policies

  • Policy Overview
  • Configuring Application Aware Policies
  • Configuring Traffic Engineering
  • Configuring Route Filtering
  • Configuring Hub-n-Spoke using Custom Policies using TLOCs

Advanced Configurations

  • Configuring Controllers in the Cloud
  • Configuring vEdges with NAT
  • Configuring vEdges with Firewalls
  • Configuring TLOC Extensions
  • Configuring DIA
  • Configuring QoS using Localized Policies

Labs

Prepping the Network for SD-WAN

  • Lab 1 - Configuring the WAN components
  • Lab 2 - Installing the Enterprise Certificate Server

Initializing the Controllers

  • Lab 3 - Initializing vManage – CLI
  • Lab 4 - Initializing vManage - GUI
  • Lab 5 - Initializing vBond - CLI
  • Lab 6 - Registering vBond in vManage
  • Lab 7 - Initializing vSmart - CLI
  • Lab 8 - Registering vSmart in vManage

Initializing the WAN Edges

  • Lab 9 - Initializing vEdge - CLI
  • Lab 10 - Registering vEdges in vManage
  • Lab 11 - Initializing cEdge - CLI
  • Lab 12 - Registering cEdges in vManage

Configuring Templates

  • Lab 13 - Configuring Feature Templates - System
  • Lab 14 - Configuring Feature Templates - Banner
  • Lab 15 - Configuring Feature Templates - VPN & VPN Interfaces for VPN 0 & VPN 512 – Branch Site(vEdges)
  • Lab 16 - Configuring Feature Templates – External Routing - OSPF for VPN 0 – Branch Sites(vEdges)
  • Lab 17 - Configuring and Deploying Device Templates for vEdge – Branch Sites(vEdges)
  • Lab 18 - Configuring Internal Routing Protocols on the Internal Routing Devices – HQ & All Branches
  • Lab 19 - Configuring Feature Templates – Service VPN – VPN, VPN Interface and Internal Routing – Branch Sites(vEdges)
  • Lab 20 - Implementing a Service VPN using Templates – Branch Sites(vEdges)
  • Lab 21 - Configuring Feature Templates for HQ-Site(vEdge1) – VPNs, VPN Interfaces, External & Internal Routing
  • Lab 22 - Configuring Device Templates for HQ-Site(vEdge1) to deploy VPN 0, 1 and 512
  • Lab 23 - Configuring Feature Templates for CSR – VPNs, VPN Interfaces, External & Internal Routing
  • Lab 24 - Configuring Device Templates for CSR to deploy VPN 0, 1 and 512

Configuring Policies

  • Lab 25 - Configuring and Deploying Feature and Device Templates for vSmart Controllers
  • Lab 26 - Configuring Application Aware Policies using Telnet and Web
  • Lab 27 - Configuring Application Aware Policies using Deep Packet Inspection (DPI)
  • Lab 28 – Manipulating Traffic flow using TLOCs
  • Lab 29 - Configuring Route Filtering
  • Lab 30 - Configuring A Hub-n-Spoke Topology using a TLOC
  • Lab 31 – Configuring Direct Internet Access (DIA)
  • Lab 32 – Configuring the Initial setup for Topology
  • Lab 33 – Configuring Firewalls to supports SD-WAN
  • Lab 34 - Configuring vEdges with NAT thru Firewalls
  • Lab 35 – TLOC Extensions
  • Lab 36 – Load Balancing using Multiple vEdges
  • Lab 37 – Configuring QoS on the vEdges