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ASR - Cisco ASR 1000 Series Essentials (ASR)

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  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
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Course Overview

Course Duration: 4 Days.
ASR - Cisco ASR 1000 Series Essentials This course provides technical training to Cisco enterprise and service provider customers so that they can successfully deploy the Cisco® ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers running Cisco IOS® XE Software Release 3.1.0S. We examine the major features, functions, characteristics, and connectivity options of the Cisco ASR 1000 Series routers. The course includes detailed platform-specific information on the hardware. Also included is the functional operation of high availability (HA), In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU), quality of service (QoS), security, and multicast services in the Cisco ASR 1000 Series router.

Who Should Attend

  • Technical professionals, especially customer technical support personnel, system engineers, and system integrators, who need to know how to implement Cisco ASR 1000 Series routers in their network environment.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


  • ICND1 or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Cisco IOS Software commands
  • Understanding of principles of QoS, multicast, and IPSec services

Course Objectives

  • Features, benefits, and functions of the Cisco ASR 1000 Series routers
  • Architecture, features, and functions of hardware elements of the 1RU, 2RU, 4RU, 6RU, and 13RU chassis, route processor, embedded services processor (ESP), SPA interface processor (SIP), QuantumFlow processor, and shared port adapters (SPAs)
  • Cisco ASR 1000 operating system and functionality
  • How packets are processed and the various components in this process
  • Install software in and successfully reboot a Cisco ASR 1000 Series router
  • Initiate a failover and describe Cisco ASR 1000 High Availability capabilities
  • Install software and examine the Cisco ASR 1000 ISSU capabilities
  • How QoS is implemented in hardware and how QoS features provide improved and more predictable network service
  • Configure QoS for ingress queueing and egress shaping
  • Configure multicast services
  • Configure IP Security (IPSec) and firewall/Network Address Translation (NAT) services

Course Content

  • Cisco ASR 1000 System Introduction
  • Cisco ASR 1000 Hardware Architecture
  • Cisco ASR 1000 Software Architecture
  • Cisco ASR 1000 Operations
  • Cisco ASR 1000 High Availability
  • Cisco ASR 1000 In-Service Software Upgrade
  • Quality of Service
  • Multicast Services
  • Security Services
  • Cisco ASR 1000 Packet Flow and Troubleshooting

Course ID: ASR

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