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Creating On-Premise Hub Sites for SD-WAN Deployment


An on-premise hub site represents an automation end point that is part of customer premise equipment at headquarter or main branch office. The hub site is connected to multiple spoke sites using the overlay connections. You create an on-premise hub site from the Sites page.

To create an on-premise hub site:

  1. Click Add and select On-Premise Hub.

    The Add Site for Tenant page appears.

  2. Complete the configuration settings according to the guidelines provided inTable 1.

    Table 1: Fields on the Add On-Premise Hub Site Page




    Site Name

    Enter a site name for the tenant.

    Site Type

    Displays the site type. This field cannot be modified.

    Tenant Topology

    Displays the topology of the tenant that was selected while creating the tenant. This field cannot be modified.

    Site Group

    Select a site group to which you want to assign the site.

    Street Address

    Enter the street address of the site.


    Enter the name of the city where the site is located.


    Select the state or province where the site is located.

    ZIP/Postal Code

    Enter the postal code for the site.


    Select the country where the site is located. Click the Validate button to verify the address. The site address verification successful message is displayed if the address is correct. You can click the View location on a map link to see the address location.

    If you enter the wrong address and click the Validate button to verify the address, the Site address could not be validated message is displayed .

    Contact Name

    Enter the name of the contact person at the site.


    Enter the e-mail address of the contact person at the site.


    Enter the phone number for the site.

    Connectivity Requirements

    Connectivity Requirements for the Selected Plan

    Click a connection plan to select the plan for WAN connectivity.

    A connection plan contains information prepopulated from the device template, and includes the device information, a list of SD-WAN features supported, and the number of links supported.

    Primary Proxy OAM Cloud Hub

    Select a primary proxy OAM cloud hub.

    Secondary Proxy OAM Cloud Hub

    In case of multihoming, select a secondary proxy OAM cloud hub.

    WAN Underlay Links

    • WAN_0

    • WAN_1

    • WAN_2

    • WAN_3

    Select this check box to enable the WAN link.

    Depending on the connection plan selected, you can configure up to four WAN links per site that support SD-WAN. You can configure these links as MPLS or Internet links.


    Displays the name of the WAN link. This field cannot be modified.


    Select the link type of the WAN link—MPLS or Internet.

    Subscribed Bandwidth

    Enter the maximum bandwidth to be allowed for a specific WAN link.


    Enter the name of the Service Provider (SP).


    Enter the cost per month in the specified currency for the subscribed bandwidth.

    Additional Requirements

    Site Type

    Displays the site type. This field cannot be modified.

    Enable Local Breakout

    Select this option to enable local breakout on the site. Local breakout is the ability of the site to route Internet traffic directly from the site.

    Links for Breakout

    Select the WAN links on which you want to enable local breakout. You can also choose to use each WAN link exclusively for local breakout traffic or for both local breakout as well as WAN traffic. You cannot select previously selected default WAN links to be used exclusively for local breakout traffic.

    Note: You must select at least one WAN link to enable breakout.

    LAN Segments

    Note: A hub site does not require a LAN segment. Click Next and proceed.

  3. Review the configuration and modify the settings, if needed, from the Summary tab.
  4. Click OK.

    The newly created site is displayed on the Sites page.