Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform (MSTP) Release 8.5 Advanced

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description This course is intended for network professionals responsible for installation, deployment, and maintenance of the Cisco ONS 15454 MSTP. Network operations personnel, planners, and designers will also benefit.

Prerequisites

  • Routing fundamentals and IP addressing
  • Cisco Transport Controller operation
  • Installing and provisioning the Cisco ONS 15454 shelf
  • Knowledge of dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) basics
  • Experience using optical test equipment

Prerequisite knowledge gained by attending:

  • Introduction to Cisco networking devices (ICND) or equivalent
  • Cisco ONS 15454 MSTP Basic course

Course Objectives

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

  • Install internal connections and provisionable patchcords
  • Install optical channel client connections and optical trail circuits
  • Provision the 10 Gigabit muxponder and 10 Gigabit transponders and connect with circuits
  • Provision the ADM-10G subnetwork
  • Provision optical protection in the ADM-10G subnetwork
  • Install protected circuits in the ADM-10G subnetwork
  • Provision the mesh node, which consists of the WXC, 40-MUX, and 40-DMX cards
  • Provision the mesh network
  • Install protected circuits in the mesh network

Course Content

  • Cisco ONS 15454 MSTP System Overview
  • Cisco ONS 15454 MSTP and DWDM Metro Networks
  • Multiservice Provisioning Platform (MSPP) and MSTP Differences and Features
  • Documentation
  • Cisco Transport Controller Operations
  • Safety
  • MSTP Rings
  • Ring Installation
  • Ring Verification
  • Internal Patchcords and Provisionable Patchcords
  • Internal Patchcords
  • Provisionable Patchcords When to Use
  • 10 Gigabit Transponders and Muxponders
  • 4 2.5G to 10G Muxponder
  • 10 G Transponder
  • Installation and Settings
  • Provisionable Plug-In Modules
  • Install Circuits
  • ADM-10G “MSPP on a Blade” Overview
  • Installation and Settings
  • Optical Protection in the ADM-10G
  • Protected Circuits in the ADM-10G
  • Automatic Circuits
  • Manual Circuits
  • Manual Multiring
  • Using Cisco Transport Planner to Design Manual Multiring
  • Pros and Cons of Manual
  • 40-Channel Ring
  • Mesh Networks
  • Mesh Topologies
  • WXC Card Operation Using MEMS Technology
  • Signal Flow in the Mesh Network
  • Circuits in the Mesh Network
  • Troubleshooting