About This Course
Cisco ASR 901 Essentials (A901E)
Following are the prerequisites for this course: ©« Attend the Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND) course or equivalent experience ©« Knowledge of Cisco IOS Software commands ©« Knowledge of Layer 2 IEEE switching and related protocols
This instructor-led course introduces you to the features and functions of the Cisco¢ç ASR 901 Series platform. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs, you will gain an understanding of the major aspects of the platform, including hardware, software, Layer 2 services, and management features. This training is based on Cisco IOS¢ç Software Release 15.2(2)SNG for the Cisco ASR 901.
The course outline is as follows: ¡Ü Module 1: Using the Cisco ASR 901 for IP Radio Access Network Backhaul o Existing Radio Access Network Backhaul o Next-Generation IP Radio Access Network Backhaul o Placement of the Cisco ASR 901 in the IP RAN Backhaul Solution ¡Ü Module 2: Hardware Overview and Maintenance of the ASR 901 o Cisco ASR 901 Placement and Function in the IP RAN Solution o Cisco ASR 901 Chassis and Common Equipment o Performing Hardware-Related Monitoring Tasks o Cisco ASR 901 Hardware Maintenance and Field Replacement o Chassis Port Numbering Scheme o Establishing Connectivity to the Backhaul Circuit o Establishing Connectivity Within the Cell Site ¡Ü Module 3: Software Overview and Configuration o Cisco ASR 901 Cisco IOS Software Overview o Logging into the Cisco ASR 901 o Displaying the Configuration and Locating Important System Files o Generating and Installing Software Licenses o Performing Basic System and Interface Commands o Performing Cisco IOS Command Line Tips and Tricks o Applying Cisco IOS Configuration Scripts o Performing Software Upgrades ¡Ü Module 4: Configuring Ethernet Interfaces on the Cisco ASR 901 o Enabling Ethernet Interfaces o Overview of the Cisco Ethernet Virtual Circuit Framework o Configuring Ethernet Interfaces Using the Ethernet Virtual Circuit CLI o Comparing EVC CLI to Traditional Layer 2 and Layer 3 CLI o Ethernet Configuration Example for IP RAN Backhaul
Who Should Attend
This course is for technical professionals who need to know how to implement Cisco ASR 901 Series routers in their 3G or 4G mobile backhaul network environment. The following are considered the primary audience for this course: ©« Technical support personnel ©« System engineers