Course Code: 5743

Cisco- SD-WAN: Operations & Troubleshooting Bootcamp (SDWOTS)

Class Dates:
1/11/2021
11/16/2020
12/14/2020
2/8/2021
Length:
5 Days
Cost:
$4295.00
Class Time:
Technology:
Network
Delivery:

Overview

  • Course Overview
  • This five-day course covers Cisco Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) which is an overlay architecture that overcomes the biggest drawbacks of traditional WAN. Students will be able to operate a Cisco SD-WAN over any transport (MPLS, Broadband, LTE, VSAT etc.) and provide troubleshooting, management, policy control and application visibility across the enterprise. This hands-on Course covers the Cisco SD-WAN product and contains extensive labs to reinforce the knowledge learned.
  • Audience
  • The primary audience for this course is as follows:
    • Engineering and Planning team evaluating WAN evolution
    • Personnel involved in SD-WAN Design, Implementation and Operation
    • Network Operations team with SD-WAN solution
    • Cisco partners who sell and support SD-WAN solutions

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course include:
    • Familiarity with WAN Networks

Course Details

  • Module 1: Cisco SD-WAN Introduction
  • High-level Cisco SD-WAN Deployment models
  • Application level SD-WAN solution
  • Cisco SDWAN high availability solution
  • Cisco SD-WAN Scalability
  • Cisco SD-WAN Solution Benefits
  • Module 2: Cisco SD-WAN Orchestration
  • Introduction
  • vManage NMS
  • vSmart Controller
  • vBond Orchestrator
  • Controller Resiliency Architecture
  • Module 3: Site Architecture and Deployment Models
  • Site Capabilities
  • vEdge Router
  • vEdge form factors
  • Module 4: Zero Touch Provisioning
  • Overview
  • User Input Required for the ZTP Automatic Authentication Process
  • Authentication between the vBond Orchestrator and a vEdge Router
  • Authentication between the vEdge Router and the vManage NMS
  • Authentication between the vSmart Controller and the vEdge Router
  • Module 5: Cisco SD-WAN Solution
  • Overlay Management Protocol (OMP)
  • Cisco SDWAN Circuit Aggregation Capabilities
  • Secure Connectivity in Cisco SD-WAN
  • Performance Tracking Mechanisms
  • Application Discovery
  • Dynamic Path Selection
  • Performance Based Routing
  • Dynamic Cloud Access
  • Module 6: Operations Best Practices
  • Config: Test Configuration Changes Before Committing
  • NAT: Secure Routers Acting as NATs
  • vEdge Routers: Connect to the Console Port
  • vEdge Routers: Use the Poweroff Command
  • Viptela Devices: Site ID Naming Conventions
  • Viptela Devices: Using the System IP Address
  • vManage NMS: Disaster Recovery
  • Module 7: Application Monitoring
  • vManage
  • vAnalytics
  • Ecosystem Partner Solutions
  • Module 8: Troubleshooting Methods
  • Remote Access
  • Console Access
  • LAN Interfaces
  • WAN Interfaces
  • Control Connections
  • Module 9: General Troubleshooting
  • Check Application-Aware Routing Traffic
  • Collect Device Data To Send to Customer Support
  • Monitor Alarms and Events
  • Monitor TCP Optimization
  • Ping a Viptela Device & Run a Traceroute
  • Simulate Flows
  • Troubleshoot Cellular Interfaces
  • Troubleshoot Device Bringup
  • Troubleshoot WiFi Connnections
  • Use Syslog Messages
  • Tunnel Health
  • Module 10: Troubleshooting: Data Plane Issues
  • BFD Session Information
  • Cflowd Information
  • Data Policies
  • DPI Information
  • Symptom: Site Cannot Reach Applications in Datacenter
  • Symptom: vManage Showing vEdge or Interface Down
  • Symptom: Site-Wide Loss of Connectivity (Blackout)
  • Symptom: Poor Application Performance (Brownout)
  • Issue Severity Assessment
  • Module 11: Troubleshooting: Routing Issues
  • BGP Information
  • Multicast Information
  • OMP Information
  • OSPF Information
  • PIM Information
  • Symptom: Some or All Routes Missing from vEdge Routing table
  • Symptom: Data Traffic Using Suboptimal Path
  • Symptom: Data Traffic Not Using All Transports
  • Module 12: Application-Aware Routing
  • Application Performance with CloudExpress Service
  • Tunnel Latency Statistics
  • Tunnel Loss Statistics
  • Module 13: Interface Troubleshooting
  • Reset an Interface
  • All Interfaces
  • ARP Table Entries
  • Cellular Interface Information
  • DHCP Server and Interface Information
  • Interface MTU Information
  • Management Interfaces
  • VRRP Information
  • WAN Interfaces
  • Module 14: Network Operations
  • Check Alarms and Events
  • Check User Accounts and Permissions
  • Deploy the Viptela Overlay Network
  • Determine the Status of Network Sites
  • Control Connections
  • Data Connections
  • Network Performance with vAnalytics Platform
  • OMP Status
  • Module 15: Security Certificate Troubleshooting
  • Generate a Certificate
  • Upload the vEdge Serial Number File
  • Certificate
  • CSR
  • Module 16: Viptela Devices Maintenance
  • Decommission a vEdge Cloud Router
  • Determine the Status of a Network Device
  • Locate a Viptela Device
  • Migrate a Controller's Virtual Machine Using vMotion
  • Reboot a Device
  • Remove a vEdge Router's Serial Number from the vManage NMS
  • Replace a vEdge Router & Restore the vManage NMS
  • Set Up User Accounts to Access Viptela Devices
  • Validate or Invalidate a vEdge Router
  • Software Versions Installed on a Device
  • Status of a vBond Orchestrator, a vEdge Router, & a vSmart Controller
  • Module 17: Viptela Device Operation and Troubleshooting
  • Determine Changes to a Configuration Template
  • Determine Why a Device Rejects a Template
  • Alarm Severity Levels
  • Hardware Alarms
  • Checking Alarms and Notifications
  • LEDs
  • Additional Information
  • Restore a vEdge Router
  • Remove vEdge Router Components
  • Module 18: Working With Viptela Support
  • Case Priority Levels and Response Times
  • Information for Opening Cases
  • Viptela Customer Support Portal
  • Other Ways to Contact Support