Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series Essentials (ASR9KE)

The Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series Essentials (ASR9KE) v6.0 course introduces you to the features and functions of the Cisco© Aggregation Services Router (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, Layer 2 and Layer 3 services, routing protocols including Segment Routing, Layer 2 and Layer 3 multicast, quality of service (QoS) features, and network virtualization. The course investigates Cisco Internetworking Operating System (IOS) XR 64-Bit Linux-based feature parity in the environment, as well as how to install Cisco IOS© XR 64-Bit software packages.

Course Information

Price: $4,000.00
Duration: 5 days
Certification: None
Exam: 
Learning Credits: 40

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Prerequisites:

Before attending this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Basic IOS XR 64-Bit Software configuration commands
  • Basic knowledge of router installation and some experience with installation tools
  • Routing protocol configuration experience with 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

 

Target Audience:

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

 

Course Objectives:

  • Major features and benefits of a Cisco ASR 9000 Series router
  • Major features and benefits of the Cisco IOS XR Software operating system
  • Data flow through the Cisco ASR 9000 Series router
  • Configure the Cisco ASR 9000, back out of configuration changes, and restore older versions of the configuration
  • Install the Cisco IOS XR 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 ASR 9000 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)
  • Multiple Spanning Tree-Access Gateway (MST-AG)
  • Configure Layer 2 multicast features
  • Basic QoS implementation
  • How to configure and verify network virtualization (nV) on the ASR 9000 series

 

Course Outline:

Cisco ASR 9000 Series Hardware

  • Examining the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Chassis
  • Examining the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Architecture
  • Examining the Route Switch Processor/ Route Processor (RSP/RP) Functions and Fabric Architecture
  • Examining the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Line Card
  • Examining the Cisco ASR 9000 Power Subsystems

Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software Architecture and Linux Fundamentals

  • Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software Fundamentals
  • Cisco ASR 9000 IOS XR 64-Bit vs. 32-Bit
  • Exploring Linux Fundamentals

Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software Installation

  • Examining Resource Allocations and Media Mappings
  • Migrating to Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software
  • Performing Disaster Recovery
  • Installing Software Packages

Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software Configuration Basics

  • Configuring Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Basic Operations
  • Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Initial Configuration
  • Reviewing the Configuration

Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software Routing Protocols

  • Exploring Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS)
  • Exploring OSPF
  • Exploring BGP
  • Exploring Routing Protocol for LLN

Multicast Routing

  • Exploring Multicast Routing
  • Exploring Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM)

Cisco Multiprotocol Label Switching

  • Examining the MPLS Forwarding Infrastructure
  • Implementing the MPLS Label Distribution Protocol (LDP)

Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Segment Routing

  • Segment Routing Concepts
  • Interior Gateway Protocol Segment Routing (IGP SR) Control Plane Overview
  • Prefix and Adjacency Segment IDs (SIDs)
  • SR IS-IS Multi-Level and OSPF Multi-Area
  • IS-IS SR Configuration and Verification
  • OSPF SR Configuration and Verification

Layer 3 VPNs

  • Examining L3VPNs
  • Exploring L3VPN Control and Data Flow
  • Configuring L3VPNs
  • Verifying the L3VPN Operation

Cisco ASR 9000 Layer 2 Architecture

  • Examining Carrier Ethernet and Flexible Ethernet Edge
  • Comparing Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs
  • Examining the ASR 9000 Layer 2 Infrastructure and Ethernet Flow Points (EFPs)
  • Layers 2 and 3 Coexistence and VLAN Tag Manipulation
  • Exploring the Layer 2 Network Infrastructure

Point-to-Point Layer 2 Services

  • Point-to-Point Alternating Current-Alternating Current (AC-AC) and Attachment Circuit Redundancy
  • Point-to-Point AC-Pseudowire (PW) Cross-Connect
  • Examining Pseudowire Redundancy and Resiliency

Layer 2 Multicast

  • Examining the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Multicast
  • Implementing Multicast

Quality of Service

  • QoS Basics and the Modular QoS CLI (MQC) Mode
  • Layer 2 QoS Example

 

 

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