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Advanced Services - Cisco 10000 Series Essentials with Performance Routing Engine 2 (C10K)

Course Description Schedule
This is a Cisco Learning Services course and is delivered directly by Cisco.

Who should attend

This course is for technical professionals who need to know how to configure and maintain the Cisco 10000 Series Routers with PRE-2. The following list includes the primary audience for this course:

  • Customer technicians
  • Cisco System Engineers (SEs)
  • System Integrators (SIs)


Students attending this course should be familiar with Cisco IOS commands and the Cisco IOS command line interface (CLI). In addition, they should have attended the following courses or have equivalent experience:

  • Introduction to Cisco Network Devices (ICND)
  • Building Cisco Scalable Networks (BCSN)
  • IP-related routing protocols and services: Class and Quality of Service (COS/QOS), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), and Multiprotocol Label Switching
  • Internetworking, protocols, and technologies as they apply to ISPs, CLECs, and ILECs in their networking environments

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the functions, uses, and capabilities of the Cisco 10000 series routers with PRE-2 routing engines
  • Define access architectures in which customers are utilizing the Cisco 10000 series to meet their networking needs for the leased-line market
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the hardware components, their interconnection, dependencies and features through a number of hands-on exercises
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the functional aspects of the PRE-2 architecture, including the areas of the PRE-2 responsible for forwarding packets and managing the system through troubleshooting exercises
  • Give a detailed description of packet forwarding.
  • Describe and demonstrate High-Availability features
  • Configure and enable Modular QoS CLI (MQC) to satisfy Quality of Service (QoS) requirements of customers
  • Use Cisco IOS CLI commands to configure LDP parameters based on network topology and network traffic criteria
  • Configure an MPLS VPN to meet a specific set of criteria

Course Content

This course enables you to learn about the features, functionality, characteristics, and connectivity options of the Cisco® 10000 Series Routers with Performance Routing Engine 2 (PRE-2.) The course material includes detailed platform-specific information on leased-line applications, hardware components and interfaces, software, PRE-2 architecture and functionality, packet flows, High-Availability, Quality of Service (QoS), and Multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) technology. You learn how to configure and verify operation of leased-line features, and perform maintenance procedures, PRE-2 switchovers, and booting of the system using Cisco® IOS commands. This instructor-led course includes hands-on lab exercises that reinforce learning objectives.

Course Outline

Module 1: Cisco 10000 Series Introduction Module 2: Hardware and Software Overview Module 3: Line Cards and Basic Interface Configuration Module 4: System Architecture Module 5: High Availability Module 6: Quality of Service Module 7: MPLS and LDP Technology Overview

Lab Outline

Lab 1: Hardware and Software Verification Lab 2: Booting the System Lab 3, Part 1: Configuring and testing Channelized Interfaces Lab 3, Part 2: Configuring and testing Clear-Channel Interfaces Lab 3, Part 3: Configuring and testing Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces Lab 3, Part 2: Configuring SONET Interfaces Lab 4: Traffic Monitoring Lab 5: Performing PRE-2 Switchovers and testing PRE-2 Redundancy Lab 6: Configuring Quality of Service Lab 7: Configuring MPLS LDP Lab 8: Configuring MPLS VPN

Module 8: MPLS VPN Overview

Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 4 days

  • Australia: US$ 3,000.-
Dates and Booking

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