Cisco SD-WAN 20.6 Sandbox

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Solution Overview

The Cisco SD-WAN 20.6 Sandbox is a capability of the ATC designed to provide an environment to gain hands on experience with the latest features in the Cisco SD-WAN solution. The environment that supports the Cisco SD-WAN 20.6 Sandbox is completely virtual, removing any hardware dependencies associated with physical infrastructure.

Cisco continues to drive innovation in the SD-WAN market by releasing critical features in rapid succession. On August 2021 cisco delivered the 20.6 SD-WAN release which includes: a newly redesigned vManage GUI and new features like Traffic classification using NBAR, Route manipulation for leaked routes with OMP Administrative Distance, Cloud onRamp for SaaS over SIG Tunnels and much, much more!

These are just some of the critical features that take Cisco SD-WAN to the next level. And in this sandbox, 20.6 is available to you to explore on your own.

Goals & Objectives

This is a sandbox environment, giving you the opportunity to explore the latest SD-WAN innovations from Cisco. If you are interested in learning about the new features, review the release notes and configuration guides in the links below. A list of suggested learning activities and explorations is included as well.

Hardware & Software

Cisco SD-WAN Software:

  • Version 20.6.1 (vManage, vBond, vSmart, vEdge)
  • Version 17.3.4a (csr1000v)

Cisco SD-WAN Devices:

  • 1x vManage
  • 2x vSmart
  • 2x vBond
  • 5x cEdge CSR1000v
  • 2x vEdge Cloud

Infrastructure Devices

  • 5x CSR1000v
  • 9x Windows 10 Desktop
  • 2x Ubuntu server
  • 2x TrafficJam