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Community Live FAQ - May the SD-WAN Force Be With You


This event had place on Tuesday 19th, January 2021 at 10hrs PDT 


In this session attendees received an introduction to Software Defined-WAN (SD-WAN)  and the importance of control connections, and learn how to configure devices using Templates (Device/Feature) and the importance of the Overlay Management Protocol (OMP). There will be a live demonstration during the event to provide a practical overview about the OMP and it's capabilities.

  • Introduction to SD-WAN
  • Control connections
  • SD-WAN Templates (Device/Feature)
  • OMP with live demonstration

Featured Expert

Featured Speaker
JuanRangel.pngJuan Rangel holds a degree in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of the Americas in Mexico City (UDLA) and works at Cisco as a TAC Engineer in the SD-WAN area. Speak 3 languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese. He has a high knowledge of América Movil Internacional network for having worked at Telmex customer service center and interacting with the different LATAM Claro centers. He has also worked for companies such as Huawei and Citi. It has the following certifications: CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure# 62667; CCNP Security; CCNP Service Provider; CCNP Data Center; AWS Cloud Practitioner, Huawei HCDA and ITIL v3 Foundation
JuanFlores.pngJuan Flores is a Technical Consulting Engineer on the Software-Defined WAN team at the Customer Experience (CX) Center. Before he joined the SD-WAN team, he worked on the Routing Protocols team. Juan specializes in Routing Protocols, Service Provider technologies (MPLS), Enterprise networking, Nexus administration with routing protocols, and SD-WAN technologies. Juan holds a degree in computer systems engineering from the University of the Valley of Mexico. He holds CCNP Enterprise, Service Provider, Data Center, AWS Solutions Architect, Cisco Certified Specialist certifications and CCNA. He is pursing certifications in CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure and CCIE Service Provider.

You can download the slides of the presentation in PDF format here.

Live Questions

Q:What could be a reason to have some WAN Edges in a Partial Control Status?

A:It depends, to confirm why the control connection is failing with a controller, we can use show control connections-history, if we have too many messages my suggestion is to clear the contro connections history and confirm which error is still showing.

Q:What could be the best practice if we want to avoid a redistribution of local default static route to the SD-WAN fabric?

A: Find the answer to this question in the Ask Me Anything for this session.

Q:On the best path algorithm no, 7 tiebreakers. What is meant by the higher private IP address?Please clarify?

A: Find the answer to this question in the Ask Me Anything for this session.

Q:What would happen if there is no private IP address on the vEdge?

A: Find the answer to this question in the Ask Me Anything for this session.

Q:What happens when the vEdge managed by vSmart loses its control connections, can I still make changes via the CLI? If so, how?

A: Find the answer to this question in the Ask Me Anything for this session.

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