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Velisa Africa is the official Global Knowledge partner in Sub-Saharan Africa. Course details : https://www.globalknowledge.co.uk/courses/cisco_advanced_services_htdls/service_provider/asr9ke.html

This instructor-led course introduces you to the features and functions of the Cisco® ASR 9000 Series platforms. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs, you will gain an understanding of all major aspects of the platform, including hardware; software; Layer 2 and Layer 3 services; Layer 2 and Layer 3 multicast; operations, administration, and management (OAM); and quality of service (QoS) features and network virtualization.


Attendees should meet the following prerequisites :

  • Basic knowledge of router installation and some experience with installation tools (ICND1 and ICND2 or CCNABC recommended)
  • Routing protocol configuration experience with Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS), and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) (ROUTE recommended)
  • Knowledge of Layer 2 IEEE switching and related protocols (SWITCH recommended)
  • Strong knowledge of MPLS configuration or multicast configuration experience (MPLS recommended)
  • Experience troubleshooting Cisco routers in a large network environment
  • Introduction to the Cisco ASR 9000 Aggregation Series
  • Cisco ASR 9000 Hardware
  • Cisco IOS XR Software Overview
  • Cisco IOS XR Software Basics
  • Cisco IOS XR Software Software Installation
  • Cisco IOS XR Software Operations
  • Cisco IOS XR Routing Protocols
  • Layer 3 Multicast
  • Cisco IOS XR MPLS
  • Cisco IOS XR Layer 3 VPN
  • Cisco ASR 9000 Layer 2 Architecture
  • Cisco ASR 9000 Point-to-Point Layer 2 Services
  • Cisco ASR 9000 Multipoint Layer 2 Services
  • Cisco ASR 9000 Operations, Administration and Maintenance
  • Cisco ASR 9000 Layer 2 Multicast
  • Cisco ASR 9000 QoS
  • Cisco ASR 9000 Network Virtualization
  • Lab 1: Hardware Discovery and Intial 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

After you complete this course you will be able to:

  • List and describe the major features and benefits of the Cisco ASR 9000 series
  • List and describe the major features and benefits of the Cisco IOS XR Software operating system
  • Understand data flow through the Cisco ASR 9000 Series router
  • Configure the Cisco ASR 9000, back out of configuration changes, and restore older versions of configuration
  • Install the Cisco IOS XR Software operating system, package information envelopes (PIEs), and software maintenance updates (SMUs)
  • Enable multicast routing on a Cisco ASR 9000 Series router
  • Configure Multiprotocol Label Switch-Traffic Engineering (MPLS-TE) on a Cisco ASR9000 Series router
  • Configure Layer 3 VPN services
  • Configure Ethernet link bundles
  • Configure local E-Line L2VPN
  • Configure Ethernet over MPLS E-Line L2VPN
  • Configure EoMPLS with pseudowire backup
  • Configure local E-LAN L2VPN
  • Configure link-based Ethernet operations,administration, and maintenance (E-OAM)
  • Configure virtual private LAN service (VPLS) L2VPN
  • 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 virtualisation (nV) on the ASR 9000 Series

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to deploy Cisco ASR 9000 Series routers in their network environment.

For more information please contact us:

Enquiries in Johannesburg and Cape Town : pauli@velisaafrica.co.za

International Enquiries : hema.chugh@globalknowledge.ae

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