CWAAS Training

Implementing and Configuring Cisco WAAS 6.x with APPNAV (CWAAS) is a 5-day instructor-led course. This course teaches learners how to design and deploy a solution using Cisco WAAS that improves application performance over the wide area network (WAN) while enabling infrastructure consolidation. The learner will also understand Cisco WAAS optimization technology, design considerations, network integration and system troubleshooting aspects.

Duration:
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What's Included

  • Comprehensive study materials, including official Cisco courseware
  • Remote lab access

Prerequisites

  • Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
  • Fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Windows networking technologies
  • Fundamental knowledge of WAN optimization
  • Fundamental knowledge of VMware server virtualization technologies

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the business value of WAN optimization and application acceleration technologies.
  • Perform the basic configuration steps that are required for a Cisco WAAS deployment.
  • Implement, integrate and manage Cisco WAAS.
  • Configure advanced features of Cisco WAAS.
  • Design a Cisco WAAS solution.
  • Implement each of the Cisco WAAS application optimizers for maximum performance.
  • Troubleshoot a Cisco WAAS solution.

Course Outline

Module 1: Cisco Wide-Area Application Services

  • Lesson 1: Introducing Cisco WAAS 6.X

Module 2: Cisco WAAS Appliances

  • Lesson 1: Introducing Cisco WAAS Appliances

Module 3: Cisco WAAS Installation

  • Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring the Virtual Environment
  • Lesson 2: Installing and Configuring Cisco VWAAS 6.X

Module 4: Implementation, Integration, and Management

  • Lesson 1: Implementing Cisco WAAS Central Management
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Application Traffic Policies
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Cisco VWAAS Virtualization

Module 5: Cisco APPNAV

  • Lesson 1: APPNAV
  • Lesson 2: Installing APPNAV Controllers
  • Lesson 3: APPNAV-XE Controller Configuration
  • Lesson 4: Monitoring the APPNAV Controller
  • Lesson 4: AppNav Troubleshooting-XE
  • Lesson 5 AppNav Troubleshooting

Module 6: Advanced Cisco WAAS Configuration

  • Lesson 1: Introducing Cisco WAAS Traffic Interception
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Advanced Cisco WAVE Features

Module 7: Cisco WAAS Design

  • Lesson 1: Planning a Cisco WAAS Network Design
  • Lesson 2: Planning and Executing a Cisco WAAS Site Survey

Module 8: Cisco WAAS Application Optimizers

  • Lesson 1: Configuring CIFS Optimization
  • Lesson 2: Configuring TFO Optimization
  • Lesson 3: Configuring SSL and Optimization
  • Lesson 4: Configuring MS-port-mapper Optimization
  • Lesson 5: Configuring ica Optimization
  • Lesson 6: Configuring mapi Optimization
  • Lesson 7: Configuring NFS Optimization
  • Lesson 8: Configuring Video Optimization

Module 9: Akamai Connect

  • Lesson 1: Akamai Connect Overview
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Akamai Connect

Module 10: Cisco WAAS Troubleshooting

  • Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Introduction
  • Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Network Interception
  • Lesson 3: Troubleshooting WAN Optimization
  • Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Cisco WAAS
  • Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Cisco WAAS Express

Labs

  • Lab 1: Installing the Central Manager
  • Lab 2: Installing and Configuring Cisco VWAAS
  • Lab 3: Installing and Configuring Cisco ISR-WAAS
  • Lab 4: Configuring Cisco APPNAV
  • Lab 5: Configure WAAS Central Manager
  • Lab 6: Configure and Optimize - Application Optimizers
  • Lab 7: Monitoring Cisco WAAS and APPNAV
  • Lab 8: Reporting on Cisco WAAS and APPNAV
  • Lab 9: Configuring Akamai Connect
  • Lab 10: Troubleshoot Cisco ISR-WAAS and VWAAS