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This document describes step by step procedure to Design and Deploy SDWAN Router and Firewall on NFVIS platform. 

Hardware and Software used in this guide

  • DNAC
  • NFVIS Version 3.12.3
  • ENCS5408/K9
  • vedge-cloud 19.1.0


NFVIS installed on (supported) hardware and access to the local management Web-GUI.

DNAC installed on appliance and access to the management GUI.

Step-by-step instructions

This document assumes that Sites, Network Settings are created and available in the DNAC system.

Upload Images into image repository

Import vedge-cloud sdwan and paloalto firewall packages onto DNAC image repository


upload vedge-cloudupload vedge-cloud

upload paloalto firewall package for NFVISupload paloalto firewall package for NFVIS

Select version for use in design and deploymentSelect version for use in design and deployment

Create vBranch Network Design


Platform and WANPlatform and WAN

For comparison, design creation in DNAC1.2.5 and release is shown. DNAC provides the new and updated design canvas.


DNAC Customize Service chain connectionsDNAC Customize Service chain connections


DNAC 1.2.5 Select Network FunctionsDNAC 1.2.5 Select Network Functions


Add Custom NetworkAdd Custom Network

Switch ConfigSwitch ConfigCustom Config TemplatesCustom Config TemplatesDesign CompleteDesign CompleteAssociate Design and Site(s)Associate Design and Site(s)


Configure vManage access info in DNAC

vManage info in DNAC settingsvManage info in DNAC settings

Discover device and add to Inventory

Discover DeviceDiscover Device

Provision vBranch

Provision workflow startProvision workflow start

Provision Router WAN AddressProvision Router WAN Address


Complete bootstrap configuration for VNFsComplete bootstrap configuration for VNFs


Verify design and DeployVerify design and Deploy


DNAC starts deploying design with configurationDNAC starts deploying design with configuration


Provision complete SuccessProvision complete Success

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