The Cisco SD WAN Operation and Deployment (SDWFND) v1.0 is a 2-day, instructor-led, hands-on course that addresses the Cisco SD-WAN Operations and Deployment functions. Cisco SD-WAN is a new technology, this training covers salient features such as zero-touch provisioning, secure network bring-up, configuration using feature templates, configuration of Overlay Management Protocol (OMP) and policies for network traffic management.


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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
Identify the various components and architecture of the Cisco SD-WAN solution.
Deploy vEdge routers in a secure extensible network.
Create templates to aide in the deployment and operation of the secure extensible network.
Configure and verify overlay routing in the secure extensible network.
Create simple policies to control traffic flow in the secure extensible network.

  • Module 1- SD-WAN Solution Components

  • Lesson 1- SD-WAN Solution Overview
    Lesson 2- SD-WAN Components
    Lesson 3- Managing SD-WAN Components

  • Module 2- Secure Extensible Network Deployment

  • Lesson 1- Secure Control Plane Operation
    Lesson 2- Secure Control Plane Deployment
    Lesson 3- Secure Data Plane Operation
    Lesson 4- Cloud Deployments and Redundancy

  • Module 3- SD-WAN Template Deployment

  • Lesson 1- Templates Overview
    Lesson 2- Feature Templates
    Lesson 3- Device Templates
    Lesson 4- Attaching Devices to Templates

  • Module 4- SD-WAN Overlay Routing

  • Lesson 1- Overlay Routing Overview
    Lesson 2- OMP Route Advertisements
    Lesson 3- OMP Route Redistribution and Network Segmentation
    Lesson 4- Configuring and Verifying Overlay Routing

  • Module 5- SD-WAN Policies and QoS

  • Lesson 1- Policy Overview and Framework
    Lesson 2- vSmart Policy Operation and Construction
    Lesson 3- Forwarding and QoS Overview
    Lesson 4- Configuring and Monitoring QoS Forwarding

  • Lab outline

  • Lab 1- Manage and Monitor SD-WAN Components
    Lab 2- Deploy and Verify SD-WAN vEdge Routers
    Lab 3- Deploy SD-WAN Templates
    Lab 4- SD-WAN Overlay Routing
    Lab 5- SD-WAN Policies


This course is ideal for Enterprise Network System Installers, System Integrators, System Administrators, Network Administrators, and Solutions Designers.




It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course: Strong understanding of enterprise wide area network design Strong understanding of routing protocol operation, including both interior and exterior routing protocol operation Familiarity with Transport Layer Security (TLS) and IP Security (IPSec)


Length: 2.0 days (16 hours)


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