This two-day, hands-on training course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competency in deploying and managing the VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud® environment. In this course, you are introduced to workflows of various software-defined WAN constructs along with several operational tools that help you deploy and manage VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud.

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• Extensive knowledge of routing and switching is required.

You should also have the following understanding or knowledge:
• Good understanding of TCP/IP services and protocols
• Knowledge and working experience of computer networking, including:
• Switching and routing technologies (L2-L3)
• Network and application delivery services (L4-L7)
• Basic understanding of IaaS, SaaS, and public and private cloud

The VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualization (2020) certification is recommended.

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Delegates will learn how to

• Discuss the SD-WAN architecture and platform deployment model options
• Identify and describe the SD-WAN solution components
• Explain the interaction between the SD-WAN Edge, Orchestrator, and Gateway components
• Describe the SD-WAN Software-Defined Networking (SDN) approach, traffic, and network flows
• Explore SD-WAN core features and evaluate how these dramatically improve operational automation
• Use SD-WAN features to perform simple, agile, and secure SD-WAN operations
• Simplify branch infrastructure by inserting network services on the branch edge, in the cloud, or in the
regional and enterprise data centers

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1 Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives

2 Introduction to VMware SD-WAN Solution
• Revisit the traditional WAN technology, WAN topologies and downsides
• Explain the challenges solved by Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and use cases
• List the components of the VMware SASE™ solution
• Describe the VMware SD-WAN solution and list its capabilities

3 VMware SD-WAN Components and Architecture
• Understand the architecture of the VMware SD-WAN solution and list all its components
• Explain the function of VMware SD-WAN Edges, Hub, Gateways, controllers, and Orchestrator
• Explain how the components of the VMware SD-WAN solution interact with each other

4 Using VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
• Describe key attributes of the VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
• List primary features of the VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
• Navigate the main menus of the VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator portal

5 Deploy and Configure VMware SD-WAN
• Understand the deployment process of VMware SD-WAN components like VMware SD-WAN Edges,
Hubs, Gateways, and more
• Understand the workflow of the VMware SD-WAN configuration
• List the optional network services that are supported by VMware and the steps to configure the same
• Understand the profiles and their application in the VMware SD-WAN infrastructure
• Describe the VMware SD-WAN Edge activation process

6 Path and Traffic Management
• List the routing options supported by VMware SD-WAN: Static, BGP, OSPF
• Understand the Dynamic Multipath Optimization (DMPO) feature and its advantages
• Explain the Quality of Service and its configuration to manage traffic

7 Securing VMware SD-WAN Environment
• Explain various options available to secure VMware SD-WAN environments.
• Understand the firewall capabilities and configuration

8 Monitoring, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
• List and understand the various features available to monitor the VMware SD-WAN infrastructure
• List and understand the various options available to troubleshoot and investigate issues in VMware
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