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VWAAS - Cisco Virtual Wide Area Application Services v1.0

New – Learn how to deploy, configure, operate, maintain and support a solution using Cisco Virtual Wide-Area Application Services (VWAAS) that provides performance optimization for application data over WAN.

GK# 9914

$1000 - $3495 USD

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Course Overview

This course includes Cisco Training Exclusives

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VWAAS - Cisco Virtual Wide-Area Application Services v1.0 is a 5-day course that teaches students to understand Cisco VWAAS optimization technologies, protocols, services, functions, advanced features and operation. Learn how to implement, integrate, install, manage and troubleshoot Cisco VWAAS solutions in diverse data center virtualization environments such as enterprise networks and virtual private clouds.


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What You'll Learn


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and describe the benefits and values of WAN application data optimization and acceleration services provided by Cisco VWAAS network services virtualization platform
  • Describe the Cisco VWAAS implementation options in Enterprise Data Center office, Branch office and Virtual Private Cloud networks
  • Understand how to manage Cisco VWAAS using VWAAS Central Manager GUI and Command-line interfaces
  • Configure, manage, monitor and troubleshoot Cisco VWAAS solutions
  • Understand Cisco AppNav and configure the Cisco VWAAS AppNav cluster
  • Configure VWAAS for using Akamai Connect features and Akamai Connect Servers on Content Delivery Networks
  • Understand how Cisco vNAM integrates with Cisco VWAAS to provide traffic optimization metrics and statistics
  • Understand how Cisco VWAAS can be deployed on Virtual Private Clouds (VPC)


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Section 1: Introducing Cisco WAAS
Section 2: Configuring Applications Acceleration in Cisco VWAAS
Section 3: Configuring Cisco AppNav
Section 4: Configuring Traffic Interception for Cisco VWAAS
Section 5: Configuring Cisco VWAAS with Akamai Connect
Section 6: Managing Cisco VWAAS Devices using AAA and RBAC
Section 7: Monitoring Cisco VWAAS
Section 8: Troubleshooting Cisco VWAAS
Section 9: Cisco VWAAS on Virtual Private Clouds (VPC)


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Discovery 1: Setup a VWAAS Instance
Discovery 2: Navigate VWAAS and the vCM GUI
Discovery 3: Configure Device Groups and Device Locations
Discovery 4: Configure Network Settings
Discovery 5: Enable and Verify Cisco VWAAS Optimization
Discovery 6: Configure General Optimization Settings
Discovery 7: Configure Cisco VWAAS Traffic Acceleration
Discovery 8: Configure and Monitor Cisco VWAAS AppNav Cluster
Discovery 9: Configure PBR Traffic Interception
Discovery 10: Configure WCCP Traffic Interception
Discovery 11: Enable Akamai Connect and Activating Licensing
Discovery 12: Enable Akamai Caching, Proxy, and Prepositioning
Discovery 13: Configure and Monitor Cache Optimizations with Akamai Connect
Discovery 14: Configure AAA for Cisco VWAAS
Discovery 15: Configure RBAC in Cisco VWAAS
Discovery 16: Work with Dashboard, Charts and Tables
Discovery 17: Working with Reports
Discovery 18: Use Alarms, Alerts, and Logs
Discovery 19: Work with Diagnostic Tests and Troubleshooting Tools
Discovery 20: Provision and Deploy a VWAAS Instance in Azure



It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching (or equivalent knowledge)
  • Fundamental knowledge of server virtualization and hypervisors
  • Fundamental knowledge of cloud computing infrastructure
  • Fundamental knowledge of WAN Optimization
  • Fundamental knowledge of Network Protocols and Applications including HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, SMB, NFS, MAPI, VDI

Who Should Attend

  • Data Center Engineers
  • IT/Cloud Computing Experts
  • Network Virtualization Services Experts

Vendor Credits


This course can be purchased using Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs).

Training Exclusives

Classroom and Virtual Classroom sessions of this course include access to the following benefits:

  • IT Skills Video On-Demand Library (over 40,000 titles)
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity digital learning course
  • Course Recordings
  • IT Resource Library
  • Digital courseware
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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

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Duration: 5 day


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