This self-paced training course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competency in deploying and managing the VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud® environment. In this course, you are introduced to workflows of various software-defined WAN constructs along with several operational tools that help you deploy and manage VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud.


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Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Discuss the SD-WAN architecture and platform deployment model options
Identify and describe the SD-WAN solution components
Explain the interaction between the SD-WAN Edge, Orchestrator, and Gateway components
Describe the SD-WAN Software-Defined Networking (SDN) approach, traffic, and network flows
Explore SD-WAN core features and evaluate how these dramatically improve operational automation
Use SD-WAN features to perform simple, agile, and secure SD-WAN operations
Simplify branch infrastructure by inserting network services on the branch edge, in the cloud, or in the regional and enterprise data centers

  • Course Introduction

    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

  • Introduction to VMware SD-WAN Solution

    • Revisit the traditional WAN technology, WAN topologies and downsides
    • Explain the challenges solved by Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and use cases
    • List the components of the VMware SASE solution
    • Describe the VMware SD-WAN solution and list its capabilities

  • VMware SD-WAN Components and Architecture

    • Understand the architecture of the VMware SD-WAN solution and list all its components
    • Explain the function of VMware SD-WAN Edges, Hub, Gateways, controllers, and Orchestrator
    • Explain how the components of the VMware SD-WAN solution interact with each other

  • Using VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator

    • Describe key attributes of the VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
    • List primary features of the VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
    • Navigate the main menus of the VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator portal

  • Deploy and Configure VMware SD-WAN

    • Understand the deployment process of VMware SD-WAN components like VMware SD-WAN Edges, Hubs, Gateways, and more
    • Understand the workflow of the VMware SD-WAN configuration
    • List the optional network services that are supported by VMware and the steps to configure the same
    • Understand the profiles and their application in the VMware SD-WAN infrastructure
    • Describe the VMware SD-WAN Edge activation process

  • Path and Traffic Management

    • List the routing options supported by VMware SD-WAN: Static, BGP, OSPF
    • Understand the Dynamic Multipath Optimization (DMPO) feature and its advantages
    • Explain the Quality of Service and its configuration to manage traffic

  • Securing VMware SD-WAN Environment

    • Explain various options available to secure VMware SD-WAN environments.
    • Understand the firewall capabilities and configuration

  • Monitoring, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting

    • List and understand the various features available to monitor the VMware SD-WAN infrastructure
    • List and understand the various options available to troubleshoot and investigate issues in VMware SD-WAN


This course is intended for: Experienced system administrators, network administrators, and system integrators responsible for designing and implementing networking solutions Network and security professionals who work with enterprise and data center networks




Extensive knowledge of routing and switching is required.

Length: 30.0 days (16 hours)


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