VMware SD-WAN: Deploy and Manage [V4.x] Training

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.
Course Details


2 days


  • Extensive knowledge of routing and switching is required
  • 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.

Target Audience

  • Experienced system administrators, network administrators, and system integrators responsible for designing and implementing networking solutions
  • Network and security professionals who work with enterprise and data center networks

Skills Gained

  • 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
Course Outline
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Securing VMware SD-WAN Environment
    • Explain various options available to secure VMware SD-WAN environments.
    • Understand the firewall capabilities and configuration
  • 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 SD-WAN
  • Product Alignment
    • VMware SD-WAN™ 4.4