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Introduction to Cisco IOS XR (IOSXR100)

 

Course Content

The Cisco Introduction to Cisco IOS® XR (IOSXR100) training course is an instructor-led, lab-based, hands-on course offered by Cisco® Learning Services. You learn the fundamental concepts on which the operating system is based and Cisco IOS XR basic operations for configuration, software, file system configuration, and monitoring. Basic troubleshooting for how to troubleshoot problems relating to process failures, frozen processes, and high CPU and memory consumption is also covered.

This course introduces you to the features and functions of the Cisco IOS XR Software operating system. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on lab exercises, you gain an understanding of all major aspects of the operating system, including the architecture, high-availability components, scalability features, configuration basics, switch fabric data path, basic software operations, configuration file overview, monitoring the Cisco IOS XR operating system, and working with error messages and core dumps.

Who should attend

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to use basic Cisco IOS XR commands for operating a platform with the Cisco IOS XR operating system. Targeted roles include:

  • Network operations center (NOC) operators
  • System administrators
  • System engineers
  • Technical support personnel
  • Channel partners, resellers

Prerequisites

Cisco recommends that you have the following prerequisite knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge of general routing concepts
  • Experience working with CLI-based network devices

Course Objectives

  • Cisco IOS XR general architecture
  • Introduction to the Cisco IOS XR command line interface (CLI)
  • Basic system configuration
  • Tracing the switch fabric data path
  • Monitoring the Cisco IOS XR system
  • Working within the Cisco IOS XR configuration file system
  • Interpreting Cisco IOS XR error messages and log file messages
  • Creating system core dumps

Outline: Introduction to Cisco IOS XR (IOSXR100)

Module 1: Cisco IOS XR Software Overview
  • Cisco IOS XR Architecture
  • High Availability
  • Scalability
Module 2: Cisco IOS XR Configuration Basics
  • Configuration Operations
  • Initial Configuration
  • Reviewing the Configuration
  • Route Processor Redundancy
Module 3: Switch Fabric Architecture
  • Cisco IOS XR Architecture, High Availability, and Scalability Review
  • Verifying the Fabric Data Path
Module 4: Cisco IOS XR Software Operations
  • Examining the Operation Basics
  • Examining Configuration Operations
  • Examining Configuration Rollback and Recovery
  • Examining Process Management
Module 5: Configuration File System Overview
  • Configuration File System
Module 6: Monitoring the Cisco IOS XR Operating System
  • Cisco IOS XR Architecture
  • System Monitoring Commands
  • Module 7: Error Messages and Core Dumps
  • System Error Messages
  • Logging System Messages
  • Cisco IOS XR Core Dumps
Lab Outline
Lab 1: Hardware Discovery and Initial Configuration
  • Task 1: Hardware Environment
  • Task 2: Initial Configuration
Lab 2: Reviewing the Configuration
  • Task 1: Active and Target Configuration
  • Task 2: Displaying Interface Information
Lab 3: Route Processor Redundancy
  • Task 1: Route Processor Redundancy and Switchover
Lab 4: Verifying the Cisco IOS XR Switch Fabric Data Path
  • Task 1: Verifying System Status
  • Task 2: Verifying State of the Fabric Planes
  • Task 3: Verifying Line Card and Route Processor Fabric Connectivity
  • Task 4: Displaying Fabric Link Connectivity
  • Task 5: Tracing Fabric Data Path
Lab 5: Make and Test Configuration Changes
  • Task 1: Making Configuration Changes
Lab 6: Configuration Commit and Rollback
  • Task 1: Commit and Rollback
Lab 7: Process Management
  • Task 1: Process Restartability
Lab 8: Configuration File System
  • Task 1: Navigating the Configuration File System
  • Task 2: Exploring Sysdb
  • Task 3: Exploring the Binary Files
  • Task 4: Comparing ASCII and Binary Files one Active and Standby Route Processors
Lab 9: System Monitoring
  • Task 1: Verifying the Manageability PIE Files
  • Task 2: Monitoring the System
Lab 10: Working with System Log Messages
  • Task 1: Working with System Log Messages
Lab 11: Core Dumps
  • Task 1: Working with Core Dumps
Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 2,000
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 20 CLC
 
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