Cisco Virtual Wide Area Application Services

The Cisco Virtual Wide-Area Application Services (vWAAS) solution provides performance optimisation for application data over the WAN. This course focuses on how to deploy, configure, operate, maintain and support a solution incorporating vWAAS. You will learn how to implement, integrate, install, manage and troubleshoot Cisco vWAAS solutions in diverse Data Center virtualisation environments,Enterprise networks and Virtual Private Clouds. At the end of the course you should be able to understand the Cisco vWAAS optimisation technologies, protocols, services, functions, advanced features and operations. Comprehensive labs are woven thoughout this course to ensure you can put the theory learnt into practice.


After completing this course you should be able to :

Understand and describe the benefits and values of WAN application data optimisation and acceleration services provided by Cisco vWAAS network services virtualisation platform
Describe the Cisco vWAAS implementation options in Enterprise Data Center office, Branch office and Virtual Private Cloud networks
Understand how to manage Cisco vWAAS using vWAAS Central Manager GUI and Command-line interfaces
Configure, manage, monitor and troubleshoot Cisco vWAAS solutions
Understand Cisco AppNav and configure the Cisco vWAAS AppNav cluster
Configure vWAAS for using Akamai Connect features and Akamai Connect Servers on Content Delivery Networks
Understand how Cisco vNAM integrates with Cisco vWAAS to provide traffic optimization metrics and statistics
Understand how Cisco vWAAS can be deployed on Virtual Private Clouds (VPC)


Disponible en formato e-learning

Disponible en formato presencial

Disponible en formato a distancia

Subvención disponible
A través de Fundae, cumpliendo requisitos.

25 horas

  • Dificultad 50% 50%
  • Nivel alcanzado 80% 80%

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Conocimientos requeridos


Introducing Cisco WAAS

Business Justification for Cisco vWAAS
Solution Components
Cisco vWAAS Administrative Interfaces
Benefits of Cisco vWAAS
Cisco WAAS Product Portfolio Overview
Cisco WAAS Physical Appliances
Virtual Appliance
Router-Integrated Cisco WAAS Express
Role of Central Manager
Navigate the GUI
Device Groups and Device Locations
Configure Cisco vWAAS Network Settings
Configuring Applications Acceleration in Cisco vWAAS

Application Acceleration Basics
Accelerate HHTP/HTTPS Traffic
Accelerate SMB Traffic
Accelerate NFS Traffic
Accelerate VDI Traffic
Accelerate MAPI Traffic
Accelerate Encrypted MAPI Traffic
Accelerate SSL Traffic
vWAAS Optimisation Policies
Configuring Cisco AppNav

Introduction to Cisco AppNav
Cisco AppNav Policy
Preparing for Configuring Cisco AppNav Cluster
Creating a New AppNav Cluster with the Cisco AppNav Cluster Wizard
Configuring Cisco AppNav Policies
Configure CIsco AppNav Cluster Settings
Managing Devices in the Cisco AppNav Cluster
Monitoring Cisco AppNav Cluster
Cisco CSR 1000v AppNav XE Controller
Configuring Traffic Interception for Cisco vWAAS

Overview of Traffic Interception
Inline Mode Interception
AppNav Interception
Policy-Based Routing Interception
WCCP Traffic Interception
WCCP on Cisco WAEs
Configuring Cisco vWAAS with Akamai Connect

Introduction to Akamai Connect
Akamai Connect for Cisco vWAAS
Akamai Connect Proxy and Prepositioning
Managing Cisco vWAAS Devices Using AAA and RBAC

Introduction to Administrative Login Authentication and Authorisation
AAA Services for Cisco vWAAS
Introduction to RBAC and User Accounts Administration
Working with Roles
Working with Domains
Working with User Groups
Monitoring Cisco vWAAS

Viewing System and Device Information
Customising a Dashboard or Report
Cisco vWAAS General Charts
Cisco vWAAS Acceleration Charts
Cisco vWAAS Akamai Connected Cache Charts
Cisco vWAAS AppNav Charts
Cisco vWAAS Table Descriptions
Using Predefined Reports to Monitor Cisco vWAAS
Managing Reports on Cisco vWAAS
Configuring Flow Monitoring on Cisco vWAAS
Troubleshooting Cisco vWAAS

Alarm Panel, Alerts and Commands
Configuring and Viewing Logs
Using Diagnostic Tests
Additional Troubleshooting Tools
Cisco vWAAS on Virtual Private Clouds (VPC)

Introduction to VPC
Introduction to Cisco CSR 1000v Routers in VPC
Cisco CSR 1000v Router on Microsoft Azure VPC
Cisco CSR 1000v Router on Amazon AWS VPC
Cisco vWAAS Virtual Machine on Microsoft Azure
Cisco vWAAS Virtual Machine on Amazon AWS
VM Servers on VPC

Discovery 1: Cisco vCM Product Installation and Setup
Discovery 2: Deploy and Setup a VWAAS Instance
Discovery 3: Perform Initial Setup of vWAAS Express:
Discovery 4: Navigate VWAAS and the vCM GUI
Discovery 5: Configure Device Groups and Device Locations
Discovery 6: Configure Network Settings
Discovery 7: Enable and Verify Cisco VWAAS Optimization
Discovery 8: Configure General Optimization Settings
Discovery 9: Configure Cisco VWAAS Traffic Acceleration
Discovery10: Configure and Monitor Cisco VWAAS AppNav Cluster
Discovery 11: Configure PBR Traffic Interception
Discovery 12: Configure WCCP Traffic Interception
Discovery 13: Enable Akamai Caching, Proxy, and Prepositioning
Discovery 14: Configure and Monitor Cache Optimizations with Akamai Connect
Discovery 15: Configure AAA for Cisco VWAAS
Discovery 16: Configure RBAC in Cisco VWAAS
Discovery 17: Work with Dashboard, Charts and Tables
Discovery 18: Work with Reports
Discovery 19: Use Alarms, Alerts, and Logs
Discovery 20: Work with Diagnostic Tests and Troubleshooting Tools
Discovery 21: Provision and Deploy a VWAAS Instance in Azure

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