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Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series Essentials

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.

Course Contents

• 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 MultiprotocolLabel 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

 Each participant will receive the original course documentation from Cisco in English language as a Cisco E-Book.

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Target Group

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to deploy Cisco ASR9000 Series routers in their network environment. The primary audience for this course includes:

• System engineers

• Technical support personnel

• Channel partners, resellers

Knowledge Prerequisites

• 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