Overview

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

Skills Covered

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

Who Should Attend

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

Course Curriculum

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Strong understanding of enterprise WAN design
  • Strong understanding of routing protocol operation, interior and exterior
  • Familiarity with Transport Layer Security (TLS) and IP Security (IPsec)

These Cisco learning offerings can help you meet these prerequisites:

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