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Cisco ASR 5000 Comprehensive Four-Day Technical Training, GGSN (GGSN4D)

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Course Content

The Cisco ASR 5000 Comprehensive Four-Day Technical Training, GGSN 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 Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN) in a General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) or Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) network environment. This course also provides supervised, hands-on training for performing basic diagnostics and troubleshooting of GGSN 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
  • Field engineering
  • Technical support personnel
  • Channel partners, resellers


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

Course Objectives

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

  • Understand and use the StarOS command line interface (CLI)
  • Understand contexts and context selection processes
  • Perform initial system configuration, including administrative users, hardware redundancy, and remote management functions
  • Perform basic data service configuration for both basic IP and PPP PDP context support
  • Understand and implement enhanced functionality such as:
    • QoS traffic policing
    • OSPF v2 routing
    • Lawful Intercept
  • Apply software upgrades, session and feature use licenses, and configuration files
  • Configure bulk statistics and systems/event logging
  • Monitor subscriber connections
  • Monitor protocols used in subscriber connections
  • View component LEDs using the CLI or Element Manager system
  • Issue CLI “show” commands to:
    • Verify configuration
    • Monitor system hardware and software status
  • Use the Element Manager system for SNMP alarm management
  • Configure the system to support subscriber connections
  • Troubleshoot errors

Outline: Cisco ASR 5000 Comprehensive Four-Day Technical Training, GGSN (GGSN4D)

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 GGSN Services for IP and PDP Context Processing
  • Module 9: Configuring GTPP Billing
  • Module 10: Understanding and Performing Software Upgrades
  • Module 11: Configuring Threshold Crossing Alarms
  • Module 12: Configuring Bulk Statistics
  • Module 13: Understanding Traffic Policing and Traffic Shaping
  • Module 14: Routing Protocols on the ASR 5000
  • Module 15: Hardware Troubleshooting Commands
  • Module 16: Software Troubleshooting Commands
  • Module 17: ASR 5000 System Logging
  • Module 18: ASR 5000 Alarms and Traps

The lab outline is as follows:

  • Lab 1: Command Line Interface Familiarization
  • Lab 2: Configuring GGSN Services
  • Lab 3: Software Upgrade
  • Lab 4: Configuring Threshold Crossing Alarms
  • Lab 5: ASR 5000 Troubleshooting Commands
  • Lab 6: GGSN Debugging Exercise
Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 4 days

  • Canada: CAD 5,295
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 53 CLC
Dates and Booking
Online Training
Modality: U

Duration 4 days

  • Canada: CAD 5,295
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 53 CLC
Dates and Booking

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