Course Overview

The Cisco Aggregation Services Routers 9000 Series Essential Version 5 instructor-led course offered by Cisco High-Touch Delivery Learning Services introduces you to the features and functions of the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers platform. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs, you learn all major aspects of the platform, including hardware, software, Layer 2 and Layer 3 services, Layer 2 and Layer 3 multicast, Operation, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM), quality of service (QoS) features, and network virtualization.

CLASS INFORMATION
Price: 
$4,500
Duration: 
5 days
Version: 
5
Learning Credits: 
45
  • After completing this course, you should be able to:

    • List and describe the major features and benefits of an ASR 9000 Series router
    • List and describe the major features and benefits of the Cisco IOS® XR OS
    • Understand data flow through the ASR 9000 Series router
    • Configure the ASR 9000, back out of configuration changes, and restore older versions of the configuration
    • Install the Cisco IOS XR OS, package information envelopes (PIEs), and software maintenance updates
      (SMUs)
    • Enable multicast routing on an ASR 9000 Series router
    • Configure Multiprotocol Label Switch-Traffic Engineering (MPLS-TE) on an ASR 9000 Series router
    • Configure Layer 3 VPN services
    • Configure Ethernet link bundles
    • Configure local E-Line L2VPN
    • Configure Ethernet over MPLS (EoMPLS) E-Line Layer 2 VPN
    • Configure EoMPLS with pseudowire backup
    • Configure local E-LAN Layer 2 VPN
    • Configure link-based Ethernet Operation, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM)
    • Configure virtual private LAN service (VPLS) Layer 2 VPN
    • Configure VPLS with Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) autodiscovery
    • Configure service-based connectivity fault management (CFM)
    • Describe Multiple Spanning Tree Access Gateway (MST-AG)
    • Configure Layer 2 multicast features
    • Describe basic QoS implementation
    • Describe how to configure and verify network virtualization (nV) on the ASR 9000 Series router.
    • Module 1: Introduction to the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Series Routers
    • Module 2: Cisco ASR 9000 Hardware
    • Module 3: Cisco IOS XR Software Overview
    • Module 4: Cisco IOS XR Software Configuration Basics
    • Module 5: Cisco IOS XR Software Installation
    • Module 6: Cisco IOS XR Software Operations
    • Module 7: Cisco IOS XR Routing Protocols
    • Module 8: Layer 3 Multicast
    • Module 9: Cisco IOS XR MPLS
    • Module 10: Cisco IOS XR Layer 3 VPN
    • Module 11: Cisco ASR 9000 Layer 2 Architecture
    • Module 12: Cisco ASR 9000 Point-to-Point Layer 2 Services
    • Module 13: Cisco ASR 9000 Multipoint Layer 2 Services
    • Module 14: Cisco ASR 9000 Operation, Administration, and Maintenance
    • Module 15: Cisco ASR 9000 Layer 2 Multicast
    • Module 16: Cisco ASR 9000 QoS
    • Module 17: Cisco ASR 9000 Network Virtualization
    • Lab 1: Hardware Discovery and Initial Configuration
    • Lab 2: Cisco IOS XR Software Installation
    • Lab 3: Cisco IOS XR Operations
    • Lab 4: OSPF Routing Configuration
    • Lab 5: IS-IS Routing Configuration
    • Lab 6: BGP Routing Configuration
    • Lab 7: Layer 3 Multicast
    • Lab 8: MPLS
    • Lab 9: Layer 3 VPN
    • Lab 10: Local E-Line
    • Lab 11: EoMPLS E-Line
    • Lab 12: Local E-LAN
    • Lab 13: VPLS
    • Lab 14 OAM
    • Lab 15: Layer 2 Multicast

    Lab Topology:

    • Basic knowledge of router installation and some experience with installation tools
    • Routing protocol configuration experience with Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Intermediate System-to-
      Intermediate System (IS-IS), and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
    • Knowledge of Layer 2 IEEE switching and related protocols
    • Strong knowledge of MPLS configuration or multicast configuration experience
    • Experience troubleshooting Cisco routers in a large network environment
  • This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to deploy Cisco ASR 9000 Series routers in their network environment. The primary audience for this course includes:

    • System engineers
    • Technical support personnel
    • Channel partners, resellers