A Step-by-Step Guide to Configuring Thousand Eyes on SD-WAN Devices

A Step-by-Step Guide to Configuring Thousand Eyes on SD-WAN Devices

ThousandEyes is a network intelligence and monitoring platform that gives comprehensive insight into the performance and behaviour of networks, apps, and services over the internet and within an organization's network architecture. 

It provides a full package of monitoring and troubleshooting tools to assist organizations and IT professionals in gaining insights into network performance, detecting faults, and optimizing the delivery of digital services.

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Step 1: Login to your TE account via the Cisco ThousandEyes Agent website.
Log In - ThousandEyes

TE Login Page- Cisco

Step 2: Navigate to Cloud & Enterprise Agents > Agent Settings.
Step 3: Click Add New Enterprise Agent.
Step 4: Navigate to Cisco Application Hosting.
Step 5: Copy and save your Account Group Token.
Step 6: Choose the type of Device, in SD-WAN case. Click Routers. 

Step 7: Click Download-TAR to download the agent.

Cisco vManage 

Step 1: You need to upload the software of TE on vManage
Step 2: From Cisco vManage, choose Maintenance > Software Repository and Click Virtual Images. Click Upload Virtual Image and click vManage.

TE Image on vManage

Step 3: Navigate to Configuration > Templates and From Device Template, choose the template you want to integrate with TE.

ThousandEyes Template

Step 4: Navigate to Additional Templates, Choose ThousandEyes Agent drop down menu and click Create Template

ThousandEyes vManage template

Step 5: Now you need to attach this template in the device template. Choose ThousandEyes Agent drop down menu and click Create Template.

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Check the status from the router itself

NDNA_R1#show app-hosting list       
App id                                   State
te                                       RUNNING

NDNA_R1#app-hosting connect appid te session
# cat var/log/agent/te-agent.log