Cisco WAN Automation Engine 6.4 Sandbox with 8 Nodes v1 now available on Cisco dCloud!

Document created by lamarsh on Jul 29, 2016
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Overview

 

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: https://dcloud-cms.cisco.com/demo/wae-64-sndbx-v1

 

Scenarios

 

  • Scenario 1: Access WAE Lab

 

Requirements

 

RequiredOptional
  • Laptop
  • Cisco AnyConnect®

 

Components

 

  • Cisco BGP-LS technology
  • Cisco WAE 6.4 SDN server
  • Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) 4.1.1
  • TraGenSer, traffic generator
  • Cisco IOS XRVR 6.0.0
  • Cisco PCE and PCEP technology
  • CentOS 7
  • Docker
  • Nginx
  • Cisco Virtual Internet Routing Lab (VIRL)

 

Features

 

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
NSO
  • A single, network-wide interface to all network devices, applications, and services
VIRL
  • Multi-purpose network virtualization platform
  • Provides an easy way to build, configure, and test new or existing network topologies

 

Topology

 

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