Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Citrix NetScaler SD-WAN Hands-on Workshop


LENGTH: 2 days

PRICE: $2,000.00


In this two day NetScaler SD-WAN workshop, you will learn the various SD-WAN implementations and deployment modes available, and how to choose the one that is right for your organization.
Take a tour of the underlying architecture of SDWAN and learn how to differentiate between the various components.
Understand how the different elements of SD-WAN come together to provide a better network experience.

Topics include:
-Quality of Service
-Classes of Service
-Dynamic Routing,
-DHCP Services,
-Zero Touch Deployment and the SD-WAN management tools available.

This workshop is meant to be an open, interactive working session. Hands-on labs to be provided.


• Understanding of different computer networks such as local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN)
• Familiarity with data-carrying techniques, including Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Metro Ethernet, and VPN tunneling
• Understanding of techniques for increasing data transfer efficiencies / WAN optimization
• General understanding of branch network technologies; Routing, Firewall, DHCP, Internet control, Quality of Service


Module 1: SD-WAN Overview
-An introduction to NetScaler SD-WAN and the different product platforms offerings. Learn about various SDWAN features, by edition, and the value they provide.
-Understand how SD-WAN fits into your environment, and how to utilize the management tools available to managethe NetScaler SD-WAN.

Module 2: SD-WAN Architecture
-Take a tour of the SD-WAN’s underlying architecture.
-Topics include the packet processing and services architecture as well as the management architecture.
-Learn how the NetScaler Management and Analytics System (MAS) and SD-WAN Center can facilitate the management of your NetScaler deployment.

Module 3: SD-WAN Quality of Service
-Learn how Quality of Service fits into your NetScaler SD-WAN deployment and the various classes of services available.
-Gain an understanding of SD-WAN transmit modes including load balance paths, duplication paths, and override service.

Module 4: SD-WAN Deployment Modes and Configuration
-An introduction to the deployment modes available for NetScaler SD-WAN.
-Delve into the various configurations available to fit your networking needs.
-Topics include interface groups, virtual IP addresses, and WAN links.
-Gain an understanding of the Change Management feature and how it helps distribute information across your system.

Module 5: SD-WAN 9.0 Features
-Explore the NetScaler SD-WAN 9.0 features. Topics include Metered Links, IPsec, and MPLS QoS Queues.
-Discover how these feature sets can provide your organization with the right toolset to optimize your networking experience.

Module 6: SD-WAN 9.1 Features
-Take a tour of the NetScaler SD-WAN 9.1 features in this module.
-Gain an understanding of dynamic routing, virtual routing and forwarding, secure internet breakout, DHCP, IPsec VPN termination, and zero touch deployment.

Module 7: SD-WAN 9.2 Features
-In this module, you will gain an understanding of the new features SD-WAN 9.2 has to offer.
-These include: application classification, top application reporting, stateful firewall, network address translation, and management and platform enhancements

Exercise 1:
-SD-WAN Installation Design

Exercise 2:
-Configuration of the Head-End SD-WAN

Exercise 3:
-Configure the remote office SD-WAN node

Exercise 4:
-Configure the SD-WAN path relationships

Exercise 5:
-Provision the MCN using the saved configuration

Exercise 6:
-Applying the Configuration to the Remote Appliance

Exercise 7:
Troubleshooting the dead path state

Exercise 8:
-SD-WAN Quality of Service

Exercise 9:
-SD-WAN Center deployment and configuration

Exercise 10:
-Use SD-WAN Center to calculate MOS

Exercise 11:
-Prepare the environment with a working configuration

Exercise 12:
-Validating bandwidth aggregation

Exercise 13:
-Customization of the Rules and Classes

Exercise 14:
-Metered Links

Exercise 15:
-MPLS Queues

Exercise 16:
-IPsec data encryption

Exercise 17:
-Path state sensitivity control

Exercise 18:
-Dynamic routes

Exercise 19:
-DHCP review

Exercise 20:
-Virtual routing and forwarding

Exercise 21:
-Zero Touch deployment

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