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IOSXR211: Cisco ASR 9000 Series IOS XR 64-Bit Software Migration and Operational Enhancements

The Cisco ASR 9000 Series IOS XR 64-Bit Software Migration and Operational Enhancements (IOSXR211) v1.0 course covers the migration from classic 32-bit Cisco IOS® XR software to Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software on the Cisco® ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers. This course will also examine the software architecture, boot process, and auto-provisioning of the Cisco IOS XR 64-bit software, as well as showing you how to install Cisco IOS XR and third-party software packages. In addition, it will investigate data models and show you how to implement telemetry, model-driven programmability, and application hosting services.

Course Objectives

After completing this course the student should be able to:

 

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software architecture and Linux system fundamentals
  • Describe the major differences between classic Cisco IOS XR software and Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software on the ASR 9000 Series routers
  • Migrate an ASR 9000 Series router from classic IOS XR software to Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software
  • Perform and explain Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software installations
  • Configure and describe Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software features

Course Content

Software Architecture and Linux Fundamentals

  • Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software Fundamentals
  • Cisco ASR 9000 Series IOS XR 64-Bit Software vs. Classic 32-Bit Software
  • Exploring Linux Fundamentals
  • Creating User Profiles

Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software Installation

  • Examining Resource Allocations and Media Mappings
  • Migrating to Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software
  • Examining the Boot Process
  • Performing Disaster Recovery
  • Installing Software Packages

Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software Features

  • Investigating Data Models
  • Implementing Telemetry
  • Exploring Model-Driven Programmability
  • Employing Application Hosting

Lab outline

  • Using Basic Linux Commands and Creating User Profiles
  • Migrating to Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software
  • Configuring Auto-Provisioning
  • Installation of Cisco IOS XR Packages
  • Configuring Model-Driven Telemetry
  • Configuring Devices by Using Model-Driven Programmability
  • Using the YANG Development Kit
  • Deploying Native Application Hosting
  • Hosting an Application Within an LXC Container
  • Hosting an Application Within a Docker Container

 

Target Audience

  • System installers
  • System integrators
  • System administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Solutions designers

Course Duration

VILT 5 days , ILT or E-learning 3 days

Suggested Pre-requisites

The knowledge and skills that a student must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • The Introduction to IOS XR (IOSXR100) course
  • The Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series Essentials (ASR9KE) course
  • Familiarity with implementing routing protocols on Cisco IOS XR software-based network devices
  • Experience working with Cisco IOS XR Command-Line Interface (CLI)-based network devices

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