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Cisco ASR 5000 Comprehensive Four-Day Technical Training, PDSN/HA (PDSNHA4D)

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Course Content

The Cisco ASR 5000 Comprehensive Four-Day Technical Training, PDSN/HA 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 to function as a packet data serving node (PDSN) and/or home agent (HA) in a Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) 2000 network environment. This course also provides supervised, hands-on training for performing basic diagnostics and troubleshooting of the PDSN and HA network functions.

Who should attend

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

  • Network engineering
  • Network consulting
  • Customer support
  • Field engineering


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

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should have a thorough understanding of the following aspects of the platform:

  • Use of the command line interface (CLI) to monitor mobile IP services
  • Context creation and management
  • File system management
  • Performing basic data service configuration for both simple IP and mobile IP network environments
  • Configuring and viewing system logging
  • Monitoring of the subscriber’s connection
  • Monitoring of protocols used in the subscriber’s connection
  • Viewing component LEDs using the CLI
  • Issuing CLI “show” commands to:
    • Verify configuration
    • Monitor system hardware and software status
  • Using Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) alarms
  • At the completion of this course, all participants receive a certificate of completion.

Detailed Course Outline

The course outline is as follows:

Day 1: Morning Session

  • Registration (Refreshments and Introductions)
  • Discussion: Course Objectives and Schedule
  • Lesson 1: Getting Started with 3G on the ASR 5000
  • Lesson 2: Introduction to the CLI
  • Lesson 3: ASR 5000 Hardware Overview
  • Lunch

Day 1: Afternoon Session

  • Lesson 4: ASR 5000 Software Overview
  • Lesson 5: ASR 5500 Overview

Day 2: Morning Session

  • Review of Day One, Question and Answer Session
  • Lesson 6: File System Management
  • Lesson 7: Configuring Global System Parameters
  • Lesson 8: Terminology
  • Lunch

Day 2: Afternoon Session

  • Lesson 9: Mobile IP Session Setup
  • Lesson 10: Configuration for Simple IP Support
  • Lesson 11: Configuration for Mobile IP Support

Day 3: Morning Session

  • Review of Day Two, Question and Answer Session
  • Lesson 11: Configuration for Mobile IP Support (continued)
  • Lesson 12: IP Pool Management
  • Lunch

Day 3: Afternoon Session

  • Lesson 13: Mobile IP Handoffs
  • Lesson 14: IP Routing on the ASR 5000
  • Lesson 15: Interchassis Session Recovery

Day 4: Morning Session

  • Lesson 16: Hardware Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 17: Software Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 18: Logging
  • Lesson 19: Alarms and Traps
  • Lunch

Day 4: Afternoon Session

  • Lesson 20: Troubleshooting Exercises

The lab outline is as follows:

  • Lab 1: Command Line Interface Familiarization
  • Lab 2: Configuring PDSN Services
  • Lab 3: Configuring Mobile IP Services
Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

  • United States: US$ 3,750
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 38 CLC
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