Operating and Implementing Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE200)

Course Description

Operating and Implementing Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE200)

The Operating and Implementing Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE200) v3.0 course gives you the basic knowledge necessary to plan, deploy, configure, and maintain the Cisco® WAN Automation Engine (WAE) solution. Extensive hands-on labs help you gain the necessary skills to install and maintain Cisco WAE systems.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the system architecture of Cisco WAN Automation Engine and Cisco WAE network abstraction
  • Plan and deploy Cisco WAE Planning components, including Collector, WAE Design, and WAE Live
  • Plan and deploy Cisco WAE Automation and explain the basics of Cisco WAE APIs
  • Explain how to deploy changes to the network using Cisco WAE and XR Traffic Controller (XTC)
  • Explain how to use the Cisco WAE Design application to solve problems and achieve business goals


  • Knowledge of general networking and routing concepts
  • Basic knowledge of routing protocols: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Understanding of Cisco Multiprotocol Label Switching Traffic Engineering (MPLS TE) technologies
  • Basic knowledge of Linux server operation and Linux tools
  • Knowledge of accessing, configuring, and managing network devices
  • Basic understanding of network automation and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) concepts


  1. Virtual Learning Lab – Getting Started
  2. WAE Server Setup and Configuration
  3. Bandwidth on Demand Application
  4. Bandwidth Optimization Application
  5. Getting Started with WAE Design
  6. Describing Traffic with Demands
  7. Failures and Simulation Analysis
  8. Engineering Traffic Using Metrics
  9. Engineering Traffic Using RSVP-TE and SR-TE
  10. WAE Design API
  11. Configuring WAE Live 12:  WAE Live Features

Course Information

Length: 5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 12


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Who Should Attend

System installers, System integrators, System administrators, Network administrators, Solutions designers