Configuring and Operating Cisco EPN Manager (EPNM100) v3.0

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

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 multi-layer networks. It enables end-to-end lifecycle management across core, edge, aggregation, and access networks.

The EPNM100 - Configuring and Operating Cisco EPN Manager v3.0 course shows you how to install, provision, monitor, and maintain a packet and optical multi-layer network using Cisco Evolved Programmable Network (EPN) Manager. This course also covers configuration and compliance management, device configuration, and service management.

Audience

  • 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

Learning Objectives

  • 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�a combination of theory and hands-on practice