Cisco Meraki SD-WAN: Advanced Policy, Security and Programmability Course

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN Advanced Policy, Security & Programmability Certification Training Course Overview

Enroll for this 3-days Cisco Meraki SD-WAN Advanced Policy, Security & Programmability course from Koenig Solutions accredited by Cisco. This course is hands-on training on Cisco Meraki SD-WAN implementations, basic and advanced Cisco Meraki SD-WAN Security features that are available on Meraki MX routers.

Deep dive into capabilities like Firewall and Traffic, Application Aware Firewall, AMP Integration, Content Filtering, Threat Protection, and many other advanced features are covered as a part of this training. This course also provides hands-on training on Cisco Meraki SD-WAN Programmability features.



Cisco Meraki SD-WAN: Advanced Policy, Security and Programmability Course (Duration : 24 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Meraki SD-WAN and Meraki Key Concepts
  • Meraki Centralized Dashboard
  • Meraki key concepts
  • Meraki Concentrator Mode
  • VPN Topology
  • Split Tunnel and Full Tunnel
  • Hub and Spoke and VPN Mesh
  • Meraki Connection Monitor
  • Data Center Redundancy (DC-DC Failover)
  • Warm Spare for VPN Concentrators
Module 2: Meraki SD-WAN Deployment Models
  • Introduction
  • Data Center Deployment
  • MX Deployment Considerations
  • Upstream DC Switching Considerations
  • Routing Considerations
  • Firewall Considerations
  • Branch Deployment
  • AutoVPN at the Branch
  • Hub and Spoke VPN Deployment
  • Hub Priorities and Design considerations
Module 3: Meraki SD-WAN Security
  • Exploring the SD-WAN and Security Dashboard
  • Site-to-site VPN Deep Dive
  • Client VPN Technologies
  • Access control and Splash Page
  • NAT and Port Forwarding
  • Firewall and Traffic Shaping
  • Content Filtering and Threat Protection
  • Meraki and Cisco Umbrella Integration
Module 4: Firewall and Traffic Shaping Policies
  • MX Firewall Settings
  • Outbound Rules
  • Appliance Services
  • Layer 7 Firewall Rules
  • Forwarding Rules
  • IP Source Address Spoofing Protection
  • Overview and Key Terms
  • NAT Modes Implementation
  • Supported Deployment Topologies
  • SD-WAN and Traffic Shaping
  • Uplink Configurations
  • Uplink Selections
  • Global Bandwidth Limitations
  • Traffic Shaping Rules
  • Web Cache
Module 5: SD-WAN Security – Content Filtering and Threat Protection
  • MX and Active Directory Integrations
  • Content Filtering Implementations and Troubleshooting
  • Cisco AMP Integrations and Threat Protection
  • Threat Grid Integrations
Module 6: Programmable API
  • Meraki Dashboard API with Postman
  • Meraki Organization and Networks Import into Postman
  • Meraki Devices into the appropriate Networks using APIs
  • Troubleshooting Meraki using APIs
  • Dashboard
  • Device Dashboard
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Course Prerequisites

Target Audience:

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Systems Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Basic networking concepts
  • Familiarity with basic network protocols and applications
  • Familiarity with common application delivery methods


After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Introduction to Cisco Meraki SD-WAN Solution and Products/Components
  • Understand key concepts of Cisco Meraki SD-WAN
  • Implement Meraki SD-WAN Solution
  • Understand Cisco Meraki SD-WAN Security Features
  • Implement Firewall and IPS Policies
  • Understand Cisco SD-WAN Programmability features
  • Script APIs to automate Cisco SD-WAN vManage configurations