Cisco WAN Automation Engine 6.3.1 with 8 Nodes v1 now available!

Document created by lamarsh on Feb 17, 2016Last modified by lamarsh on Mar 22, 2016
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The Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE) is a powerful, flexible, software-defined networking (SDN) platform. It abstracts and simplifies your WAN environment while making it fully open and programmable. It is a network modeling technology that enables real-time analysis of traffic needs and placement in complex WAN topologies.

Check it out here: Cisco WAN Automation Engine 6.3.1 with 8 Nodes v1




  • Scenario 1: Offline Planning with MATE Design
  • Scenario 2: Bandwidth on Demand
  • Scenario 3: Tunnel Balancer
  • Scenario 4: Tunnel Builder
  • Scenario 5: Bandwidth Calendaring
  • Scenario 6: WAE API and Tunnel Split/Merge
  • Scenario 7: Segment Routing Tunnel Builder
  • Scenario 8: Tunnel Builder with NSO as Deployer
  • Scenario 9: WAE API with NSO as Deployer




  • Laptop
  • Cisco AnyConnect





  • Cisco BGP-LS technology
  • Cisco WAE 6.3.1 SDN Server
  • TraGenSer, traffic generator
  • Cisco IOS XRVR 6.0.0
  • Cisco PCE and PCEP Technology
  • CentOS 7
  • Docker
  • Nginx
  • VIRL




Cisco WAE
  • State-of-the-art network and traffic modeling technology.
  • Intuitive interface for creating flows, tunnels, and demands.
  • Cloud SDN application suite with advanced PCE.
Virtual Internet Routing Lab (VIRL)
  • Multi-purpose network virtualization platform.
  • Provides an easy way to build, configure, and test new or existing network topologies.