Cisco Service Provider Mobility Foundation and Intermediate LTE

Cisco Service Provider Mobility Foundation and Intermediate LTE

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Technology : Enterprise Networks Technology

Duration : 5 Days Course

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  • Cisco Service Provider Mobility Foundation and Intermediate LTE

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    Overview

    The Cisco Service Provider Mobility Foundation and Intermediate LTE (LTE201) course provides detailed instruction on how to manage, monitor, and configure the Cisco® Aggregation Services Router (ASR) 5000 and Cisco ASR 5500 with the Cisco Virtual Packet Core (VPC), and how to build the required services to support an LTE/SAE public mobile LAN network.

    In the foundation sections of the course, you are introduced to the hardware and software architecture of the ASR 5000, ASR 5500, and VPC. You’ll also learn how to navigate and use the Cisco StarOS command line and configure threshold crossing alarms.

    In the intermediate sections, you focus on the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) standards and how the ASR 5000, ASR 5500, and VPC are configured to support 4G entities such as Mobility Management Entity (MME), Serving Gateway (SGW), and PDN Gateway (PGW). You build and monitor single-subscriber call flows with default and dedicated bearers on the systems. Troubleshooting techniques for the entire Long-Term Evolution (LTE)/ Secure Agile Exchange (SAE) packet core are used throughout the course.

    Objectives

    After taking this course, you should understand:

    • Hardware and software architecture of the Cisco ASR 5500 chassis
    • Hardware and software architecture of the Cisco ASR 5000 chassis
    • Hardware and software architecture of the Cisco Virtual Packet Core entities
    • StarOS Command-Line Interface (CLI) for chassis management, monitoring, and configuration
    • Initial system configuration including creating administrative users, hardware redundancy, and remote management functions
    • Implementing management functions, such as threshold crossing alarms, and hardware and software monitoring
    • Basic troubleshooting of hardware and software
    • Monitoring subscriber bearers, attaching requests through the systems, seeing how resources for each service are dedicated, and detecting the flows as they traverse the switching fabric

    Outline

    Mobility Foundation

    • Hardware Architecture
      • ASR 5500 Hardware Architecture
      • ASR 5000 Hardware Architecture
      • Cisco Virtualized Packet Core–Single Instance (VPC-SI) Overview
      • Cisco Virtualized Packet Core–Distributed Instance (VPC-DI) Overview
    • StarOS Software Architecture
      • StarOS Evolved Packet Core (EPC) Software Architecture
      • Initial System Setup
      • Introduction to the StarOS CLI
      • Global Configuration Settings
      • Configuration Terminology
    • Troubleshooting
      • ASR 5500 Hardware Troubleshooting
      • ASR 5000 Hardware Troubleshooting
      • VPC Troubleshooting
      • Software Troubleshooting
      • Logging and Threshold Crossing Alarms

    Mobility Intermediate

    • EPC Overview
    • MME Service Administration
    • SGW Function, Operation, Configuration
    • PGW Configuration
    • Configuring Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN) Collocated Services

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for IT professionals in the job roles below who are responsible for planning, configuring, and managing the ASR 5000, ASR 5500, or VPC:

    • Network engineers
    • Network consulting engineers
    • Customer support engineers
    • Field engineers

    Pre-Requisites

    Before taking this course, you should have a thorough understanding of IP routing and networking protocols, and a basic working knowledge of applicable 3GPP network operations.

    Bring a laptop or notebook computer with the following:

    • Terminal emulation program capable of Telnet or Secure Shell (SSH)
    • 10BASE-T or 100 BASE-T Ethernet interface

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