Cisco Meraki SD-WAN Foundations Lab

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Solution Overview
Cisco Meraki offers a full portfolio of cloud managed products. Each product is uniquely managed using a centralized cloud based dashboard with extensive enterprise features. 

The Cisco Meraki SD-WAN Foundation Lab is designed to provide an environment to gain hands-on experience with the features of Cisco Meraki Dashboard and Meraki MX product line. 

Goals & Objectives

The purpose of the lab is to help you develop proficiency in deploying, managing and monitoring the Cisco Meraki SD-WAN solution. By the end of the lab, you will have gained enough knowledge to begin applying these technologies to your own use cases. The lab is divided into modules based on the technology being covered. 

Modules included in this version are:

  • Configuring devices
  • Auto VPN
  • SD-WAN policies
  • Security
  • Firmware Upgrades

Hardware & Software

Cisco Meraki Devices

  • Meraki MX100
  • Meraki MX84

Infrastructure Devices

  • Catalyst 8000v
  • 2 x Windows 10 desktops
  • Windows server
  • Ubuntu server 
  • TrafficJam
Meraki SD-WAN Configuration
In this video, Steve Hollar demonstrates how to configure the SD-WAN features of the Cisco Meraki MX appliances. The first part of the video shows how to enable a site to site VPN configuration and enable BGP to exchange routes with the core router. The second part of the video showcases the SD-WAN policy configuration of the Meraki MX appliance..

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