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Configuring and Operating Cisco EPN Manager (EPNM100)

 

Course Overview

The Configuring and Operating Cisco EPN Manager (EPNM100) v4.0 course shows you how to install, provision, monitor, and maintain a packet and optical multilayer network using Cisco® Evolved Programmable Network (EPN) Manager. This course also covers configuration and compliance management, device configuration, and service management.

The Cisco EPN Manager is a simplified and cost-effective solution for device operation, administration, network provisioning, and network assurance management for today’s converging packet and optical multilayer networks. It enables end-to-end lifecycle management across core, edge, aggregation, and access networks.

Who should attend

  • Network operators
  • Network administrators
  • Optical network administrators
  • System administrators
  • System integrators and professional services
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Prerequisites

To benefit fully from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Network management experience (polling, syslogs, IP addressing, ports, device access, credentials, Simple Network Management Protocol [SNMP], Secure Shell [SSH])
  • Basic understanding of network and device performance statistics
  • Basic understanding of network alarms and events
  • Experience with manually configuring network devices and provisioning services using a device’s Command-Line Interface (CLI)
  • VMware experience with the installation of OVA files on virtual machines and/or ISO software on bare-metal machines
  • Experience with configuring optical network devices and provisioning optical circuits using either TL1 (CLI) or the Cisco Transport Controller application

Course Objectives

This course will help you:

  • Learn how to deploy Cisco EPN Manager and perform end-to-end network management of Carrier Ethernet, optical transport, and circuit emulation over packet networks
  • Gain the knowledge and skills you need to improve network agility and operational efficiencies through automated device operations, fast provisioning, and proactive assurance management with Cisco’s unique combination of theory and hands-on practice
  • Succeed in today’s demanding network management roles

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the Cisco EPN Manager’s features
  • Access Cisco EPN Manager and understand user accounts (roles, virtual domains)
  • Navigate the Cisco EPN Manager’s user interface
  • View the network inventory
  • Monitor health and performance
  • Manage alarms and events
  • Generate reports
  • Recognize the system requirements for Cisco EPN Manager, and procedures for new installations, upgrades, and high availability
  • Manage licensing
  • Configure the initial server settings and prepare the server for day-1 operations
  • Establish initial device inventory and virtual domains
  • Establish user accounts and their role-based access to EPN Manager’s features and devices
  • Configure monitoring policies and alarm and event preferences
  • Manage backup and restore, data retention and purging, and software updates
  • Tune and monitor a server’s performance
  • Archive, view, compare, and restore configuration files
  • Update and manage software images
  • Perform compliance audits
  • Configure devices using templates
  • Provision network services
  • Archive and restore TL1 database files
  • Update and manage optical devices’ software images
  • Configure optical devices using the Detailed Device View
  • Provision optical network services
Online Training

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • US$ 4,000
Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Egypt: US$ 4,000
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 40 CLC
 

Schedule

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Online Training Time zone: Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)
10 hours difference
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