Operating and Implementing Cisco WAN Automation Engine (SPWAE)

Duration : 3 Days (24 Hours)

Operating and Implementing Cisco WAN Automation Engine (SPWAE) Course Overview:

What you’ll learn in this course

The SPWAE v1.0 course, known as “Operating and Implementing Cisco WAN Automation Engine,” provides a comprehensive training experience on Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE). This course combines theoretical lectures with hands-on labs to guide participants through the installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and management of Cisco WAE.

Key topics covered include Cisco WAE installation, configuration, and basic troubleshooting techniques. Participants will also gain practical experience in designing and managing bandwidth and traffic engineering using Cisco WAE.

By completing this course, participants will develop the necessary skills to effectively operate and implement Cisco WAN Automation Engine. They will gain confidence in configuring and troubleshooting Cisco WAE and be able to design and manage bandwidth and traffic engineering tasks.

Additionally, you’ll learn the basic knowledge necessary to plan, deploy, configure, and maintain the Cisco WAN Automation Engine solutions.

How you’ll benefit
This course will help you:
● Learn to install Cisco WAN Automation Engine
● Gain confidence with Cisco WAE configuration and basic troubleshooting
● Practice designing and managing bandwidth and traffic engineering

Who should enroll
This course is designed for:
● System installers
● System integrators
● System administrators
● Network administrators
● Solutions designers

Technology areas
● Network automation


After taking this course, you should be able to:
● Explain WAE basics, the purpose of WAE, and its capabilities
● Understand the Cisco WAE solution implementation
● Describe the network module configuration process
● Describe WAE Design software tools, demands creation, BGP modeling, and Failure and Simulation analysis
● Describe Cisco WAE Design traffic engineering and QoS modeling
● Explain how to use API with WAE Design and WAE Server
● Describe the function, components, and processes of Cisco WAE Live

● WAE Solution and Architecture Overview
● Implementing a Cisco WAE Solution
● Network Model Configuration
● WAE Design Fundamentals
● Cisco WAE Design Traffic Engineering and Optimization
● Introducing Cisco WAE API
● Cisco WAE Live Deployment

● Start with Cisco WAE
● Cisco WAE Server Setup and Collector Configuration
● Get Started with Cisco WAE Design
● Describe Traffic with Demands
● Failures and Simulation Analysis
● Engineer Traffic Using Metrics and SR-TE
● Cisco WAE Design Remote Procedure Call (RPC) API
● Configure Cisco WAE Live

Before taking this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
● Knowledge of general networking and routing concepts
● Basic knowledge of routing protocols: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Intermediate System-toIntermediate System (IS-IS), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
● Understanding of Cisco Multiprotocol Label Switching Traffic Engineering (MPLS TE) technologies
● Understanding of Segment Routing Traffic Engineering (SR-TE) technologies
● Basic knowledge of Linux server operation and Linux tools
● Basic understanding of network automation and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) concepts
The following Cisco courses can help you gain the knowledge you need to prepare for this course:
● Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®)
● Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR)
● Implementing Segment Routing on Cisco IOS XR (SEGRTE201)

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Live Online

  • Convenience
  • Cost-effective
  • Self-paced learning
  • Scalability


  • Interaction and collaboration
  • Networking opportunities
  • Real-time feedback
  • Personal attention


  • Familiar environment
  • Confidentiality
  • Team building
  • Immediate application

Training Exclusives

This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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