The Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (SDWFND) v2.0 course provides a comprehensive overview of the Cisco® Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) solution and Cisco SD-WAN components such as vManage, vSmart and vBond. You will learn how to deploy, manage, and operate a secure, programmable, and scalable SD-WAN fabric using IOS XE Cisco SD-WAN products. The course also covers how to configure, operate, and monitor overlay routing across the Cisco SD-WAN network. In addition, you will learn about data and control policies, and how to deploy Quality of Service (QoS) and Direct Internet Access (DIA) in the SD-WAN overlay network. The course will allow you to earn 16 Continuing Education (CE) credits toward recertification.


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Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:
Identify the various network elements of the Cisco SD-WAN solution.
Deploy WAN Edge routers.
Create templates to aid in the deployment and operation of the Cisco SD-WAN network.
Configure and verify Cisco SD-WAN overlay routing.
Create simple policies to control traffic flow through the Cisco SD-WAN fabric.


  • Cisco SD-WAN Solution Components

    Cisco SD-WAN Network Deployment

    Cisco SD-WAN Configuration Management

    Cisco SD-WAN Overlay Routing

    Cisco SD-WAN Policies


Enterprise network system installers System integrators System administrators Network administrators Solutions designers




Before taking this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills: Strong understanding of enterprise WAN design Strong understanding of routing protocol operation, including 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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