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VMware SD-WAN for Service Providers [V4.x]

This three-day, hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competency in operating and troubleshooting the VMware SD-WAN™ environment for...

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$2,550 USD
Course Code EDU-SDWANSP4
Duration 3 days
Available Formats Classroom

This three-day, hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competency in operating and troubleshooting the VMware SD-WAN™ environment for service providers. In this course, you focus on deploying and managing VMware SD-WAN for a service provider, including troubleshooting common issues.

Skills Gained

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe how VMware SASE™ solves security challenges for distributed enterprises
  • Identify where VMware SD-WAN fits in the VMware SASE framework
  • Describe the process for validating the installation of VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator and Gateway in a service provider environment
  • Describe the features for monitoring and maintaining a VMware SD-WAN installation
  • Evaluate the security features and certificate operations for managing a VMware SD-WAN installation
  • Describe VMware SD-WAN Edge licensing and license types
  • Describe the features of VMware Edge Network Intelligence™
  • Recognize VMware SD-WAN network monitoring tools for generating reports, events, and alerts
  • Recognize the remote diagnostic actions available on VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Troubleshoot VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator and Gateway common issues

Who Can Benefit

  • Service providers who are designing or using VMware SD-WAN solutions or managing SD-WAN networks for customers
  • Service providers looking to deliver a managed hybrid WAN with MPLS service
  • Service providers transforming their MPLS networks for direct access to cloud services and increased network agility

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have completed the following course: VMware SD-WAN: Deploy and Manage. You should also have the following understanding or knowledge:

  • Good understanding of SD-WAN architectures
  • Experience of operating Linux servers, especially Ubuntu
  • Knowledge and working experience of computer networking
  • Experience with routing and switching technologies
  • Experience with security solutions, including VPN technologies
  • The VMware SD-WAN VTSP accreditation is recommended.

Course Details

Product Alignment

  • VMware SD-WAN v4.5

Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

VMware SD-WAN Installation for Service Providers

  • Describe security challenges for distributed enterprises
  • Describe the VMware SASE solution for securing distributed enterprises
  • Describe VMware deployment models for service providers
  • Explain how VMware SD-WAN can help to transform MPLS networks to service-ready networks
  • Identify resource requirements for installing VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator and Gateways
  • Describe the procedure for installing VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Describe the process for provisioning VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Identify the external service dependencies for VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Recognize disaster recovery options for SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Describe the disaster recovery workflow for VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Identify the requirements for installing VMware SD-WAN Gateway instances
  • Describe the procedure for installing VMware SD-WAN Gateway instances
  • Describe the procedure for installing VMware SD-WAN Gateway instances on ESXi hosts
  • Identify Data Plane Development Kit support for gateway performance
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN Gateway deployment modes for service providers
  • Configure a VMware SD-WAN Gateway for a service provider
  • Assign a VMware SD-WAN Gateway for a service provider

VMware SD-WAN Monitoring and Maintenance

  • Describe VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator system health-monitoring features
  • Describe VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator process-monitoring features
  • Describe VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator storage-monitoring features
  • Describe VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator database-monitoring features
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator upgrade process
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator backup and data archival processes
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator process to expand database disks
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator system metrics for monitoring
  • Describe how systems metrics are collected for monitoring VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Describe VMware SD-WAN Gateway additions and removals
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN Gateway upgrade process
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN Gateway validation process

VMware SD-WAN Security and Edge Licensing

  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN PKI security infrastructure
  • Recognize VMware SD-WAN PKI authentication modes
  • Describe VMware SD-WAN certificate operations
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN PKI certificate authentication configuration
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN PKI configuration process
  • Compare operator and partner logins
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN self-signed certificate authority process
  • Describe VMware SD-WAN certificate authority renewal and revocation
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN intermediate certificate authority
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN certificate chain of trust
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN Edge licensing and license types
  • • Assign and view the VMware SD-WAN Edge licenses and reports

VMware SD-WAN Reporting and Diagnostics

  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN network monitoring tools
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN network visibility options and controls
  • Identify the VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator reporting features
  • Describe and analyze VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator events
  • View enterprise reports by operator, partner, and administrator
  • View historical network insights and real-time reports on path visibility
  • Describe common VMware SD-WAN alerts
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN heart mechanism for alerts
  • Configure VMware SD-WAN alerts
  • Analyze common VMware SD-WAN alerts
  • Use standard networking tools for monitoring VMware SD-WAN
  • Describe remote diagnostic actions available on VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Use the remote diagnostics tools on VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Generate remote diagnostics bundles and packet captures

VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator and Gateway Troubleshooting

  • Recognize the basic sanity checks to troubleshoot VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Create diagnostic bundles to enable support to troubleshoot VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Recognize the basic checks to troubleshoot VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Troubleshoot common VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator performance issues
  • Describe the tools available to troubleshoot VMware SD-WAN Gateway
  • Analyze sample outputs for debugging a VMware SD-WAN Gateway issue
  • Use Data Plane Development Kit to improve VMware SD-WAN Gateway performance

VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator and Gateway Commands

  • Recognize when and how to use VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator database-monitoring commands
  • Recognize when and how to use the VMware SD-WAN Gateway process-monitoring commands