5 Days

Class Prerequisites

Following are the prerequisites for this course:

  • 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

Course Content

The Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series Essential version 4 instructor-led course
offered by High-Touch Delivery Learning Services 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); quality of service (QoS) features; and network virtualization.

Course Outline

The course outline is as follows:
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

Who Should Attend

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