The Operating and Implementing Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE200) v3.0 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.


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Learning Objectives

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

  • 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


This course is best for System installers, System integrators, System administrators, Network administrators, and Solutions designers.




Recommended knowledge and skills: - Knowledge of general networking and routing concepts - Basic knowledge of routing protocols: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Intermediate System-to-Intermediate 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


Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


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