Configuring Aruba SD Branch Training (CASDB)

Commitment 3 Days, 7-8 hours a day.
Language English
User Ratings Average User Rating 4.8 See what learners said
Delivery Options Instructor-Led Onsite, Online, and Classroom Live


This 3-day Configuring Aruba SD Branch Training (CASDB) course teaches the knowledge, skills, and practical experience to set up, configure and troubleshoot an Aruba SD Branch installation. Using lectures and labs, this course provides the technical understanding and hands-on experience of configuring an SD Branch installation consisting of multiple WAN uplinks and Branch redundancy. Participants will learn how to use the Aruba Central cloud platform and specifically the Gateway Management app to install and build a complete, SD Branch network. In addition, this course covers monitoring and reporting, and integration with other cloud-based security vendors.

  • 3 Days of Configuring Aruba SD Branch Training (CASDB) with an Authorized Aruba Instructor
  • Configuring Aruba SD Branch (CASDB) Course Guide
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee



After you successfully complete this Configuring Aruba SD Branch Training (CASDB) course, expect to be able to:

  • Explain how Aruba’s SD Branch solution meets customers’ requirements
  • Explain fundamental Aruba Branch technologies, Aruba Switches, and Aruba Instant Access Points.
  • Learn to configure the SD Branch network to control VPN tunnel termination.
  • Learn to configure the SD Branch network for both Underlay and Overlay routing.
  • Redistribute SD Branch routes through data center routing protocols such as OSPF.
  • Create Policy-Based Routing policies.
  • Configure Dynamic Path Selection policies.
  • Monitor WAN Uplinks with WAN health checks.
  • Learn how to perform network monitoring functions and troubleshooting.
  • We can adapt this Configuring Aruba SD Branch Training (CASDB) course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this Configuring Aruba SD Branch (CASDB) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Configuring Aruba SD Branch (CASDB) course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Configuring Aruba SD Branch (CASDB) course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.

The target audience for this Configuring Aruba SD Branch (CASDB) course:

  • Typical candidates for this course are IT professionals who deploy distributed, small-to-medium-scale, Branch networks. The ideal candidate will have previous experience installing, configuring, and managing Aruba’s Instant APs and Aruba Switches with Aruba Activate and Aruba Central. We recommend that students have at least an understanding of Aruba Central as well as VPN networks, routing, and branch office networks.

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Configuring Aruba SD Branch (CASDB) course are:

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Introduction to Aruba Central
  • Onboarding SD-Branch devices with Aruba Activate
  • Onboarding SD-Branch devices Manually
  • Central Groups and Devices
  • Subscription Assignment
Configuring Aruba SD Branch Training (CASDB) – Introduction to SD-Branch
  • Customer Pain Points
  • SD Branch Components
  • SD Branch Architecture
  • SD Branch Subscriptions
  • Key Features
  • Device vs Group Configuration
  • Working with Filters
  • Aruba Central Device Inventory
Monitoring SD-Branch Deployments
  • Monitoring Branch Gateways
  • Monitoring Headend Gateways
  • Branch Reporting
  • Alerts
  • Branch Maintenance
SD Branch Configuration
  • Device vs Group
  • Using Gateway Management App
  • Gateway Interfaces
  • VPN Configuration
  • Overlay Routing
    • Underlay Routing
SD Branch Routing
  • Underlay vs Overlay
  • Data Center Routing
  • Policy-Based Routing
  • WAN Health checks
  • Dynamic Path Selection
  • IPSec Maps
Configuring Aruba SD Branch Training (CASDB) – SD Branch Redundancy
  • Headend Gateway Redundancy
  • Branch Gateway Redundancy
  • VRRP
SD Branch Troubleshooting
  • Headend Gateway Troubleshooting
  • Branch Gateway Troubleshooting
  • IPSec Tunnels and Maps
  • Configuration Auditing
  • Audit Trails
  • CLI and GUI
3rd Party Integration
  • Methods
  • Vendors
  • Configuration
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