SDWADV-Cisco SD-WAN Day-N Advanced Monitoring and Troubleshooting Course Details:

Cisco SD-WAN training targeted to engineers and technical personnel involved in deploying, implementing, operating and optimizing Cisco SD-WAN solution, both in enterprise and Service Provider environments, including advanced features for centralized AAR/Data policies, QoS, application performance routing, configuration templates, control policies and troubleshooting common and advanced operating issues. The Cisco SD-WAN course is lab-intensive, and objectives are accomplished mainly through hands on learning. Students taking this Cisco SD-WAN training course should be familiar with Wide Area Networks (WANs) in a variety of ways. Ideal candidates for this course include engineering and planning teams who evaluate WAN evolution and personnel involved in SD-WAN Design, Implementation and Operation.

    Nov 29 2021

    Date: 11/29/2021 - 12/02/2021 (Monday - Thursday) | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)
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    November 29 - December 2, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST) | Virtual Classroom Live

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    Jan 24 2022

    Date: 01/24/2022 - 01/27/2022 (Monday - Thursday) | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (EST)
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    January 24 - 27, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (EST) | Virtual Classroom Live

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Module 1: Cisco SD-WAN Introduction

  • High-level Cisco SD-WAN Deployment models
  • Application-level SD-WAN solution
  • Cisco SDWAN plan for HA and Scalability
  • Cisco SD-WAN solution components: vManage NMS, vSmart Controller, vBond Orchestrator
  • Edge Routers
  • Cloud Based Deployment vs On-Premises Deployment


Module 2: Zero Touch Provisioning

  • Overview
  • User Input Required for the ZTP Automatic Authentication Process
  • Authentication between the vBond Orchestrator and WAN Edges
  • Authentication between the Edge Routers and the vManage NMS
  • Authentication between the vSmart Controller and the Edge Routers


Module 3: 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
  • Direct Internet Access
  • Cisco SD-WAN In-built Security features: App Aware FW, Talos IPS, URL Filtering, Umbrella Integration & Advanced Malware Protection
  • Dynamic Cloud Access: Cloud On-Ramp for SaaS and IaaS (AWS, Azure & GPC)


Module 4: Operations Best Practices

  • Config: Test Configuration Changes Before Committing
  • NAT: Secure Routers Acting as NATs
  • Edge Routers: Connect to the Console Port
  • vManage Operrational Commands
  • SD WAN Devices: Site ID Naming Conventions
  • SD WAN Devices: Using the System IP Address
  • vManage NMS: Disaster Recovery
  • Disaster Recovery –Cluster failover scenarios
  • vManage Disaster Recovery Checklist
  • How to configure Disaster Recovery


Module 5: Application Monitoring (Including SD-AVC)

  • vManage –Application Monitoring
  • How to enable DPI on SD-WAN cEdge Routers
  • Monitoring Application traffic per device/site
  • How to enable SD-AVC on vManage and push to routers.
  • Configuring application log collection parameters.
  • vAnalytics
  • vAnalytics dashboard walk-through
  • vAnalyticsNetwork Health
  • vAnalytics Network Availability
  • vAnalytics Applications
  • Ecosystem Partner Solutions


Module 6: General Troubleshooting

  • Check Application-Aware Routing Traffic
  • Collect Device Data to Send to Customer Support
  • Monitor Alarms and Events
  • Monitor TCP Optimization
  • Ping an SD WAN Device
  • Run a Traceroute
  • Simulate Flows
  • Troubleshoot Cellular Interfaces
  • Troubleshoot Device Bringup
  • Use Syslog Messages
  • Tunnel Health


Module 7: Troubleshooting: Data Plane Issues

  • BFD Session Information and Troubleshooting a BFD Session
  • Cflowd Issues
  • Data Policies
  • DPI Issues
  • Symptom: Site Cannot Reach Applications in Datacenter
  • Symptom: vManage Showing Edge Router or Interface Down
  • Symptom: Site-Wide Loss of Connectivity (Blackout)
  • Symptom: Poor Application Performance (Brownout)
  • Issue Severity Assessment


Module 8: Troubleshooting: Routing Issues

  • Troubleshooting NAT Issues for Control and Data connections
  • BGP Information
  • Multicast Information
  • OMP Information
  • OSPF Information
  • PIM Information
  • Symptom: Some or All Routes Missing from Edge Routing table
  • Symptom: Data Traffic Using Suboptimal Path
  • Symptom: Data Traffic Not Using All Transports


Module 9: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Application-Aware Routing

  • Application Performance with Cloud-Express Service
  • Tunnel Latency Statistics
  • Tunnel Loss Statistics


Module 10: Troubleshooting Policy Related Issues

  • Checking configuration
  • For Localized Policies
  • For Centralized Policies
  • How to check if FIA is enabled
  • Confirming and troubleshooting TCAM Issues
  • Enabling Various Policy Level Logs
  • FPM Logs
  • EPBR Logs
  • FNF Logs during config
  • Collecting Log Files
  • How to deal with too many logs


Module 11: Network Operations

  • Check Alarms and Events
  • Check User Accounts and Permissions
  • Deploy the SD WAN Overlay Network
  • Determine the Status of Network Sites
  • Control Connections
  • Data Connections
  • OMP Status
  • Enabling Embedded Packet Captures and Packet Trace on Cisco cEdges


Module 12: Security Certificate Troubleshooting

  • Generate a Certificate Signing Request
  • Issues when installing a certificate
  • Using Cisco Signed Certificates vs 3rd Party Signed Certificates
  • Upload the Edge Serial Number File


Module 13: SD WAN Devices Maintenance

  • Decommission a vEdge Cloud Router
  • Determine the Status of a Network Device
  • Migrate a Controller's Virtual Machine Using vMotion
  • Remove an Edge Router's Serial Number from the vManage NMS
  • Replace an Edge Router
  • Restore the vManage NMS
  • Set Up User Accounts to Access SD-WAN Devices
  • Validate or Invalidate an Edge Router
  • Software Versions Installed on a Device
  • Troubleshooting platform crash issues


Module 14: SD-WAN 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 an Edge Router
  • Remove Edge Router Components

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Understand Cisco SD-WAN Architecture SD-WAN Day-N Advanced Monitoring and Troubleshooting2of 7A company built for engineers by engineers
  • Monitor Day-N SD-WAN Operations
  • In-depth Troubleshooting of the SD-WAN Fabric
  • Explore Advanced SD-WAN Policy Configuration
  • Identify Insights into Software-Defined Application Visibility Control
  • Lab 1: Deploy and configure the Cisco SD-WAN Fabric
    • Configure and Deploy Control-Plane Connectivity
    • Configure and Deploy an Overlay Network
    • Provision and Deploy vManage Templates
    • Provision and Deploy vManage
  • Policies Lab 2: Operational Best Practices
  • Lab 3: Installing SD-AVC and monitoring CFlowD & DPI
  • Lab 4: Cisco SD-WAN Control Plan Troubleshooting
  • Lab 5: Cisco SD-WAN Data Plane Troubleshooting
  • Lab 6: Cisco SD-WAN Troubleshoot Routing Issues
    • Basic route troubleshooting on the SD-WAN XE Image
    • Debugs on the Cisco SD-WAN XE Image
  • Lab 7: Troubleshooting Cisco SD-WAN Policies
  • Lab 8: Configuring a vManasge Disaster Recovery Backup
  • Lab 9: Troubleshooting platform crash files

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Systems Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects
  • Field Engineers

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