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SD-WAN use cases

The selection of use cases for CenturyLink® SD-WAN describes how your organization can optimize the connection of your networks to get the most from your service.

Controlling voice traffic flow using SD-WAN SLA profiles and policies

This voice traffic flow use case shows you how to create a rule for a voice traffic flow based on network service level agreement (SLA) parameters such as latency, jitter, and packet loss on the WAN connectivity of your branch location. It describes the three steps (SLA profiles, forwarding profiles, then policies and rules) you need to do to make a complete configuration.

Controlling web traffic flow using SD-WAN SLA profiles and policies

This web traffic flow use case shows you how to create a rule for web traffic flow based on network SLA parameters such as latency, jitter, and packet loss on the WAN connectivity of your branch location. It describes the three steps (SLA profiles, forwarding profiles, then policies and rules) you need to do to make a complete configuration.

Setting up URL filtering in the SD-WAN firewall

This firewall use case shows you how to create a rule for URL filtering on an SD-WAN branch template. 

Controlling your CenturyLink SD-WAN traffic using QoS

This QoS use case reviews the standard traffic classes (called QoS profiles) and recommends the default mapping into those classes. Plus, it shows you how to edit a QoS policy (and rule) to define application level matching within these standard classes.