The Operating and Implementing Cisco WAN Automation Engine (SPWAE) v1.0 course teaches you, through a combination of lectures and labs, how to install the Cisco® WAN Automation Engine (WAE), builds your confidence with Cisco WAE configuration and basic troubleshooting, and enables you to practice designing and managing bandwidth and traffic engineering. Additionally, you’ll learn the basic knowledge necessary to plan, deploy, configure, and maintain the Cisco WAN Automation Engine solutions.


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Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:
Explain WAE basics, the purpose of WAE, and its capabilities
Understand the Cisco WAE solution implementation
Describe the network module configuration process
Describe WAE Design software tools, demands creation, BGP modeling, and Failure and Simulation analysis
Describe Cisco WAE Design traffic engineering and QoS modeling
Explain how to use API with WAE Design and WAE Server
Describe the function, components, and processes of Cisco WAE Live


  • WAE Solution and Architecture Overview

    Implementing a Cisco WAE Solution

    Network Model Configuration

    WAE Design Fundamentals

    Cisco WAE Design Traffic Engineering and Optimization

    Introducing Cisco WAE API

    Cisco WAE Live Deployment


This course is designed for: System installers System integrators System administrators Network administrators Solutions designers




Before taking this course, you should have the following 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 Understanding of Segment Routing Traffic Engineering (SR-TE) technologies Basic knowledge of Linux server operation and Linux tools Basic understanding of network automation and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) concepts


Length: 3.0 days (24 hours)


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