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CPT - Cisco ONS 15454 Carrier Packet Transport (CPT)

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  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

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CPT - Cisco ONS 15454 Carrier Packet Transport - In this lab intensive course, you will gain the skills necessary to deploy a Cisco Carrier Packet Transport (CPT) network. You will learn to install M6 and M2 shelf hardware and cover power connections, network connections, CPT 600, CPT 200, and the CPT 50 Satellite. You will explore four kinds of Ethernet virtual circuits: Ethernet private line, Ethernet virtual private line, Ethernet private LAN, and Ethernet virtual private LAN. You will gain hands-on experience setting up the network for Multiprotocol Label Switching-Transport Profile (MPLS-TP) and installing MPLS-TP tunnels and Ethernet pseudowire.

Who Should Attend

  • Technical professionals who need to know how to deploy Cisco ONS 15454 Carrier Packet Transport nodes in their network environment

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


  • Familiarity with the Cisco ONS 15454 family
  • Knowledge of packet switching
  • Knowledge of Ethernet basics

Course Objectives

  • Connect and configure a Cisco ONS 15454 M6 chassis
  • Install the fanout group connection to the CPT 50 satellite
  • Install provisionable patch cords between CPT600/200 nodes
  • Create Ethernet virtual circuits
  • Install node settings for MPLS-TP
  • Create MPLS-TP tunnels and Ethernet pseudowires

Course Content

1. Carrier Packet Transport (CPT) Hardware Fundamentals
  • CPT Chassis
  • CPT Cards and Plug-Ins
2. CPT Software Fundamentals
  • Cisco Transport Controller (CTC)
  • Setting Up the System
  • Setting Up the Nodes
  • Creating Network Connections
  • Monitoring System Performance and Alarms
3. Configuration for Ethernet Virtual Connections (EVC)
  • Ethernet Virtual Circuit
  • Ethernet Private Line
  • Ethernet Virtual Private Line
  • Ethernet Private LAN
  • Ethernet Virtual Private LAN
  • Resilient Ethernet Protocol
  • Protecting the EVC
4. CPT Configuration for MPLS-TP
  • MPLS-TP Tunnels
  • Ethernet Pseudowire
5. Quality of Service (QoS) for CPT
  • QoS Basics
  • Incoming Remarking
  • Queuing and Priorities
6. Operations Administration and Maintenance
  • Editing MPLS-TP Tunnel
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Examining and Setting Thresholds
  • Using System Defaults

Course ID: CPT

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