Cisco ASR 5000 SGSN Administration and Configuration (SGSN)

Cisco ASR 5000 SGSN Administration and Configuration (SGSN)

Course Information

Technology : Mobile Internet Technology

Duration : 3 Days Course

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  • Cisco ASR 5000 SGSN Administration and Configuration (SGSN)

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    Course Details


    The Cisco ASR 5000 SGSN Administration and Configuration Version 12.2 instructor-led course offered by Learning Services provides detailed instruction on how to manage, monitor, configure, and administer the Cisco® ASR 5000 Series Aggregation Services Router to function as a Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN) in a Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) network environment.

    Participant Material Requirements

    Participants are required to bring the following materials to this training course:

    • Laptop or notebook computer with
      • Terminal emulation program (such as PuTTY available at capable of Telnet and Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol
      • IEEE 802.11 (A,B,G,N) Wi-Fi interface


    Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

    • Understanding and using the StarOS™ command line interface (CLI)
    • Understanding contexts and context selection processes
    • Performing initial system configuration, including administrative user, hardware redundancy, and remote management functions
    • Performing basic configurations for 3G and 2G SGSN services
    • Applying software upgrades, session and feature use licenses, and configuration files
    • Configuring bulk statistics and systems/event logging
    • Troubleshooting techniques for both hardware and software


    • Module 1: SGSN and GGSN Services Overview
    • Module 2: ASR 5000 Hardware Overview
    • Module 3: ASR 5000 Software Overview
    • Module 4: Initial System Configuration
    • Module 5: Understanding the StarOS Command Line Interface (CLI)
    • Module 6: Configuring System and Management Parameters
    • Module 7: Configuration Terminology
    • Module 8: Configuring SGSN Service for 3G Operation
    • Module 9: Configuring SGSN Service for 2G Operation
    • Module 10: ATM interfaces and Global Title Translation for SGSN Services
    • Module 11: SGSN Operator Policies
    • Module 12: Configuring the ASR 5000 for Bulk Statistics Collection
    • Module 13: Software Upgrade Procedures
    • Module 14: Configuring Threshold Crossing Alarms

    Lab Outline

    • Lab 1: Command Line Interface Familiarization
    • Lab 2: Configuring 3G SGSN Services
    • Lab 3: Performing Software Upgrades
    • Lab 4: Configuring Threshold Crossing Alarms

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for participants from any of the following disciplines who are responsible for the planning, configuration, and management of the Cisco ASR 5000 Series:

    • Network Engineering
    • Network Consulting
    • Customer Support
    • Field Engineering
    • Channel partners, resellers


    • Participants must have a thorough understanding of IP routing, networking protocols, and a basic working knowledge of applicable UMTS network operation.


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