Cisco Prime Network Registrar (PNR)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Content

The Cisco Prime™ Network Registrar version 8.2 instructor-led course offered by Learning Services High-Touch Delivery provides you with the advanced knowledge and skill sets required to successfully deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot PNR and PNR/IPAM in a typical network environment. You will learn the fundamental concepts on which the DHCP and DNS servers are based in order to understand how to troubleshoot problems relating to installation, configuration, and troubleshooting. You will learn how to configure DHCP and DNS servers. In addition, you will use the system command line interface to monitor servers, health, status, and other functions of DHCP DNS, TFTP, and other servers. You will learn the fundamentals of IP address management (IPAM) and the details of the software that provides tools to manage the address space of an organization.

This course combines lecture materials and hands-on labs throughout to make sure that you are able to successfully deploy, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco Prime Network Registrar (CNR) and Cisco Prime IP address management (IPAM) in your network.

Who should attend

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco® Prime Network Registrar and Cisco Prime IP address management in their network environments. The primary audience for this course includes:

  • System engineers
  • Technical support personnel
  • Channel partners, resellers


Following are the prerequisites for this course:

  • Basic knowledge of the Internet and Internet Protocol

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the function of the regional PNR server and local DHCP, authoritative DNS, caching DNS, and TFTP servers
  • Configure DHCP servers with class of service options for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Configure DHCP failover
  • Configure authoritative DNS servers
  • Configure dynamic DNS and high-availability DNS pairs
  • Configure caching DNS servers
  • Describe the architecture and function of the IPAM software
  • Describe the address management fundamentals
  • Describe how discovery populates the address management database
  • Describe how the IPAM software can deploy DNS and DHCP

Outline: Cisco Prime Network Registrar (PNR)

The course outline is as follows:

  • Module 1: Introduction to PNR
  • Module 2: User Interfaces
  • Module 3: Introduction to Regional Serve
  • Module 4: Synchronization and Replication
  • Module 5: Admin, Groups and Roles
  • Module 6: DHCP Review
  • Module 7: Configuring DHCPv4
  • Module 8: Client Class and Clients
  • Module 9: Configuring DHCPv6
  • Module 10: Failover
  • Module 11: Troubleshooting DHCP
  • Module 12: DNS Overview
  • Module 13: Configuring PNR Authoritative DNS
  • Module 14: Configuring Dynamic DNS and HA Pairs
  • Module 15: Configuring PNR Caching DNS
  • Module 16: DHCP Extensions
  • Module 17: DHCP Expressions
  • Module 18: Address Space Management
  • Module 19: Lease History Reporting
  • Module 20: The Command Line Interface
  • Module 21: SNMP, LDAP, and TFTP Servers
  • Module 22: Server Database Management
  • Module 23: Migration from Earlier Versions
  • Module 24: Service Provider Section
  • Module 25: Architecture of IP Address (IPAM) Software
  • Module 26: Installation and Operation
  • Module 27: Address Management Fundamentals
  • Module 28: Discovery
  • Module 29: Utilization Reporting, Alerting, and Reclamation
  • Module 30: DNS
  • Module 31: DHCP
  • Module 32: Administrators and Audit Reporting
  • Module 33: CLI
  • Module 34: User-Defined Fields
  • Module 35: Database Structure
  • Module 36: Troubleshooting

Lab Outline
The lab outline is as follows:

  • Lab 1: Installing PNR
  • Lab 2: Navigating the Regional PNR Server Web UI
  • Lab 3: Configuring PNR DHCPv4
  • Lab 4: Configuring Client Class and Clients
  • Lab 5: Configuring PNR DHCPv6
  • Lab 6: PNR DHCP Failover
  • Lab 7: PNR DHCP Server Logs
  • Lab 8: Configuring PNR Authoritative DNS
  • Lab 9: Configuring Dynamic DNS and HA DNS
  • Lab 10: Configuring PNR Caching DNS
  • Lab 11: Using DHCP Extensions and Expressions
  • Lab 12: USing PNR CLI
  • Lab 13: PNR Database Recovery
  • Lab 14: IPControl Installation
  • Lab 15: Container and Block Management
  • Lab 16: Discovery
  • Lab 17: DNS
  • Lab 18: DHCP
Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 4 days

  • United States: US$ 3,750
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 38 CLC
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Online Training
Modality: U

Duration 4 days

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