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Nuage Networks Virtualized Network Services (VNS) Operations

Course Number:ER-00624-V1711
Duration: 4 days (including lectures and hands-on lab exercises)
Price: $ 3,125

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Course Overview

This course is designed for network operators who are responsible for Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) operations using Nuage Networks Virtualized Network Services (VNS). The course provides hands-on operations experience with Nuage VNS including troubleshooting and log file management.


  • IP networking experience is essential
  • Experience with Linux and MPLS VPN services is helpful
  • Experience with Nuage Networks VSP is helpful

Credit Toward Certification

Sample Courseware

Self-paced learning

Get access to the same course materials you would receive in class.  Course materials are a great way to learn and prepare for exams at your own pace.

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Course Objectives

After completing the course, students should be able to:

  • Describe Nuage Networks VNS, and the function of each of its components, including the Virtualized Services Directory (VSD), Virtualized Services Controller (VSC) and Network Services Gateway NSG)
  • List the different networks in a VNS-managed system (management, underlay, and overlay), and their roles
  • Describe IP reachability requirements between VNS elements over the management, underlay, and overlay networks
  • List the protocols used by different network elements (XMPP, OpenFlow, BGP), and test that the proper sessions have been established

  • Configure statistics collection and threshold crossing alerts
  • Use system tools and log files to troubleshoot and correct issues affecting the operation of a VSP-managed datacenter
  • Access the VSD and retrieve information using the REST API
  • Backup and restore the VSD database

Course Modules

Module 1 – Nuage Networks Product Portfolio Introduction

  • Nuage Networks Product Portfolio
  • Virtualized Services Directory (VSD)
  • Virtualized Services Controller (VSC)
  • Network Services Gateway (NSG)
  • NSG deployment
  • NSG Border Router and Underlay Border Router (BR/UBR)

Module 2 – Management Network Maintenance

  • Management network concepts
  • Configuration of management interfaces
  • NSG management
  • XMPP session requirements
  • XMPP session encryption

Module 3 – Underlay Network Maintenance

  • Underlay network concepts
  • OpenFlow session requirements
  • BGP session requirements
  • NSG and VSC BGP Verification
  • NSG control security
  • NSG Underlay Connectivity Tests

Module 4 – Overlay Network Maintenance

  • Overlay network concepts
  • VXLAN transport tunnels
  • Backhaul VPLS
  • NAT Traversal

Module 5 – Statistics Collection and AAR

  • Statistic collection rules
  • Flow logging per ACL entry
  • Virtualized Security Services (VSS) Analytics
  • Application Aware Routing (AAR)
  • Application Signature Library Updates

Module 6 – Troubleshooting Tools

  • VSD Monit Service Manager
  • VSD Monitoring Console
  • VSD Alarms
  • VSD and NSG Logs
  • Logs for SR-OS-Based Components
  • Accessing the VSD using REST APIs
  • VSP Software Programming Kit (VSPK)
  • Traffic Mirroring
  • Overlay Syslog and Overlay OAM Tools

Module 7 – Backup and Restore Procedures

  • Backup and restore of the VSD database

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