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IOSXR200: Cisco IOS XR System Administration (IOSXR200)

The Cisco IOS XR System Administration (IOSXR200) v1.1 course covers the fundamental concepts on which the Cisco® Internetwork Operating System (IOS) XR operating system is based, as well as the knowledge and skills you need to perform system administration tasks using Cisco IOS® XR Software. You will also learn how to interpret log messages, configure exception reporting and logging, perform software installations, configure authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) authentication, configure secure domain routers, configure the Network Time Protocol, monitor system processes, perform packet filtering, and configure Management Plane Protection.

Course Objectives

After completing this course the student should be able to:

  • The Cisco IOS XR configuration file system
  • How to install Cisco IOS XR software
  • Secure domain routers
  • AAA security
  • Network time synchronization

Course Content

  • Configuration File System Overview
  • Cisco IOS XR Software Installation
  • Secure Domain Routers
  • AAA Security
  • Network Time Synchronization

Lab outline

  • Configuration File System
  • Software Installation – Pre-Installation Checks
  • Activating/Deactivating Software Packages
  • Configuring Non-Owner Secure Domain Router
  • Configuring User Security Policies
  • Configuring TACACS+ AAA Authentication on the Router
  • Accessing and Configuring the TACACS+ Server
  • Configuring TACACS+ Authentication for VTY Users
  • Enabling Command Accounting through the TACACS+ Server
  • Network Time Synchronization
  • Monitoring Processes
  • Monitoring a Routing Protocol Process Restart
  • Monitoring Memory
  • Configuring SNMP
  • Configuring Logging
  • Configuring IPv4 Filtering
  • Using ACLs for Troubleshooting
  • Implementing and Verifying Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding (uPRF)
  • Configuring Management Plane Protection (MPP)

Target Audience

This course is designed for network professionals, Network Operations Center (NOC) personnel, and support staff who are involved with the system administration of Cisco routers that run the Cisco IOS XR software operating system.

Course Duration

V-ILT 3 days, ILT 3 days

Suggested Pre-requisites

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

Before attending this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Completion of the Introduction to Cisco IOS XR (IOSXR100) course, or equivalent hands-on experience configuring and supporting Cisco IOS XR–based routers
  • Experience working with CLI-based network devices
  • Basic knowledge of the architecture and operations of Cisco IOS XR–based routers
  • Fundamental knowledge of Cisco IOS XR configuration and operation

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