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Cisco ASR 5000 SGSN Administration and Configuration (SGSN)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Content

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.

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 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.

Course Objectives

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

  • 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

Outline: Cisco ASR 5000 SGSN Administration and Configuration (SGSN)

The course outline is as follows:

  • 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

The lab outline is as follows:

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

Duration 3 days

  • United States: US$ 3,000
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 30 CLC
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Modality: U

Duration 3 days

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