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Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series Essentials v6.0

Courses Overview

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 (Cisco ASR) 9000 Series platforms.

Through a combination of instructor video 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. Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Linux-based feature parity is investigated in the environment as well as how to install Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software packages.

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • List and describe the major features and benefits of a Cisco ASR 9000 Series router
  • List and describe the major features and benefits of the Cisco 64-Bit IOS XR operating system
  • Understand data flow through the Cisco ASR 9000 Series router
  • Configure Cisco ASR 9000, back out of configuration changes, and restore older versions of the configuration
  • Install the Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software operating system, package information envelopes (PIEs), and software maintenance updates (SMUs)
  • Enable multicast routing on a Cisco ASR 9900 Series router
  • Configure Layer 3 VPN services
  • Configure Ethernet link bundles
  • Configure local E-Line L2VPN
  • Configure Ethernet over Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) E-Line L2VPN
  • Configure Ethernet-over-MPLS (EoMPLS) with pseudowirebackup
  • Configure local E-LAN L2VPN
  • Describe Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS) L2VPN
  • Describe VPLS with Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) autodiscovery
  • Configure service-based Connectivity Fault Management (CFM)
  • Configure Layer 2 multicast features
  • Describe basic QoS implementation
  • Describe how to configure and verify Cisco Network Virtualization (nV) on the Cisco 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. The primary audience for this course includes:

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

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Basic Cisco 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