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VMware SD-WAN (Software-defined Wide Area Network) by VeloCloud is a cloud-delivered solution for network operators and application owners who want to ensure high application performance and availability for their end users while lowering networking costs.
VMware SD-WAN ensures a reliable and resilient wide area network (WAN), with a choice of connection types, including: Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), LTE, WiFi and broadband. VMware SD-WAN combines multiple links and uses traffic steering technology to select the best path for each application to ensure consistent performance and overcome quality issues and outages.
Available resources under VMware SD-WAN are as follows:
- Orchestrator: A web-based central management tool that provides simplified configuration, provisioning, monitoring, fault management, logging, and reporting.
- VMware SD-WAN Gateways: VMware SD-WAN Gateways optimize data paths to all applications, branches, and data centers along with the ability to deliver network services to and from the cloud.
- Edges: A Zero-touch enterprise-class appliance that provides secure optimized connectivity to applications in any location, including private data centers, public clouds and hybrid deployments.
- Links: Connectivity between edge and other end devices.
VMware SD-WAN Architecture diagram:
Configure the integration
From All Clients, select a client.
Go to Setup > Integrations and Apps. If there are already installed apps, it will redirect to the INSTALLED APPS page where all the installed apps are displayed. Click +ADD and search for the App on the Available apps page.
If there are no installed apps, it will navigate to the AVAILABLE APPS page.
Use the search option available to search for VMware SD-WAN (VeloCloud) application. Alternatively, use All Categories dropdown to search. In this case, select Saas Application. All SAAS apps are displayed.
Note: The search option is used to search for apps on a page.
Click ADD under VMware SD-WAN (VeloCloud):
In Add VELOCLOUD page, enter account information:
Property Description Name (required) Enter integration name. Account Number (required) Enter the VeloCloud account number Host Name (required) Enter the host name User Name (required) Enter the user name Password (required) Enter the password Confirm Password (required) Re-enter the password
Click Next.In the RESOURCE TYPE section, select:
- ALL: All the existing and future resources will be discovered.
- SELECT: You can select one or multiple resources to be discovered.
In the DISCOVERY SCHEDULE section, select Recurrence Pattern to add one of the following patterns:
Click Finish.The application is now installed and displayed on the Installed Integration page. Use the search field to find the installed application.
After configuring the integration, VMware SD-WAN metrics can be viewed from the Infrastructure page.
Hierarchy of VMware SD-WAN - VeloCloud resources:
VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
— VMware SD-WAN Gateways
— VMware SD-WAN Edges
— VMware SD-WAN Edge Links
|Metric Name||Metric Display Name||Units|
Shows the status of the VMware SD-WAN Edge. Possible values: 0-Down 1-Connected 2-Degraded
|VMware SD-WAN Edge Status|
Shows the HA status of the VMware SD-WAN Edge.
Possible values: 0-Unconfigured 1-Ready
|VMware SD-WAN Edge HA Status|
Shows the Edge Neighbor BGP state.
Possible values: 0-Unconfigured 0-Idle 1-Connect 2-Active 3-Established
|VMware SD-WAN Edge Neighbor BGP State|
Shows the QOE scores for voice
|VMware SD-WAN Edge Voice QOE Score||count|
Shows the QOE scores for video
|VMware SD-WAN Edge Video QOE Score||count|
Shows the QOE scores for transactional
|VMware SD-WAN Edge Transactional QOE Score||count|
Shows the Edge Flow Count
|VMware SD-WAN Edge Flow Count||count|
Shows the Edge Tunnel Count
|VMware SD-WAN Edge Tunnel Count||count|
VMware SD-WAN Edge HandOff QueueDrops
Shows the Edge CPU utilization
|VMware SD-WAN Edge CPU Utilization||%|
Shows the Edge Memory utilization
|VMware SD-WAN Edge Memory Utilization||count|
shows the status of the VMware SD-WAN Gateway.
Possible values: 0-Offline 1-Connected 2-Degraded
|VMware SD-WAN Gateway Status|
Shows the Gateway Flow Count
|VMware SD-WAN Gateway Flow Count||count|
Shows the Gateway Tunnel Count
|VMware SD-WAN Gateway Tunnel Count||count|
Shows the Gateway HandOff QueueDrops
|VMware SD-WAN Gateway HandOff QueueDrops||count|
Shows the Gateway CPU utilization
|VMware SD-WAN Gateway CPU Utilization||%|
Shows the Gateway Memory utilization
|VMware SD-WAN Gateway Memory Utilization||%|
Shows the Link packet loss
|VMware SD-WAN Link Packet Loss||%|
Shows the Link Bandwidth
|VMware SD-WAN Link Bandwidth||Mbps|
Shows the Link Signal strength
|VMware SD-WAN Link Signal Strength||dBm|
Shows the Link Packet Received
|VMware SD-WAN Link Packets Received||count|
Shows the Link Packets sent
|VMware SD-WAN Link Packets Sent||count|
Shows the Link Latency
|VMware SD-WAN Link Latency||ms|
Shows the Link Jitter
|VMware SD-WAN Link Jitter||ms|
Shows the Link Bytes Received
|VMware SD-WAN Link Bytes Received||MB|
Shows the Link Bytes Sent
|VMware SD-WAN Link Bytes Sent||MB|
Shows the Link Status.
Possible values: 0-Disconnected 1-Stable 2-StandBY
|VMware SD-WAN Link Status|
Shows the Link VPN State.
Possible values: 0-Status Empty 1-Stable 2-Other
|VMware SD-WAN Link VPN State|
Shows the Link Effective State.
Possible Values: 0-Disconnected 1-Stable 2-StandBY
|VMware SD-WAN Link Effective State|