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Module 1: Introduction to Meraki SD-WAN and Meraki Key Concepts

• Meraki Centralized Dashboard
• Meraki key concepts
• Meraki Concentrator Mode
• VPN Topology
• Site to Site VPN
• Split Tunnel and Full Tunnel
• Hub and Spoke and VPN Mesh
• Meraki Connection Monitor
• Data Center Redundancy (DC-DC Failover)

Module 2: Meraki SD-WAN Deployment Models

• Introduction
• Data Center Deployment
• MX Deployment Considerations
• Upstream DC Switching Considerations
• Routing Considerations
• OSPF Configuration
• BGP configuration
• 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: SDWAN and Traffic Shaping Policies

• NAT Modes Implementation
• Supported Deployment Topologies
• SD-WAN and Traffic Shaping
• Uplink Configurations
• Uplink Selections
• Policy Based Routing
• Performance based Routing
• Global Bandwidth Limitations
• Traffic Shaping Rules


• Configuring VLANs
• Configuring DC MX with OSPF/BGP Routing
• Configuring Site to Site VPN
• Configuring Hub and Spoke Topologies
• Establishing Auto VPN
• VPN Split tunnel
• VPN Full tunnel
• SD-WAN and Traffic shaping
• SD-WAN with uplink preferences and load balancing.
• Configuring SD-WAN policies for traffic preferences
• Meraki SD-WAN application aware routing
• Meraki SDWAN traffic shaping and global bandwidth Limits.
• Troubleshooting Remote Site Connectivity

Who is it for

  • System installers
  • System integrators
  • System administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Solutions designers


You should have the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

  • Knowledge of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) concepts as applied to large-scale live network deployments
  • Strong understanding of enterprise WAN design
  • Strong understanding of routing protocol operation, including both interior and exterior routing protocol operation
  • Familiarity with Transport Layer Security (TLS) and IP Security (IPSec)

These recommended Cisco offerings that may help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®)
  • Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR)