This course covers installation, configuration, circuit protection, maintenance, and basic troubleshooting using the Cisco Transport Controller for the Cisco ONS 15454 M6 and M12 shelves and the Cisco NCS 2015 shelf. You review DWDM terminology and components, explore the available chassis and cards, and discuss hardware installation. You also learn how to use the Cisco Transport Controller server software to connect to the nodes, perform network turn-up and circuit creation, deploy linear and Single-Module ROADM (SMR) DWDM multishelf topologies, configure Raman amplifiers and Any Rate cards, and configure protected and unprotected circuits. The course also covers a variety of card options.


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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Identify platform chassis that use the Cisco ONS 15454 DWDM cards
- Identify the main categories of DWDM cards
- Use the Cisco Transport Controller to connect to an ONS 15454 MSTP or NCS 2000 Series chassis and navigate within the GUI
- Provision DWDM circuits by using the Cisco Transport Controller
- Identify node configurations according to card population Perform Raman amplifier initialization
- Configure Any Rate cards
- Configure circuit protection options
- Perform basic DWDM troubleshooting using the Cisco Transport Controller

  • Course Outline

  • Dwdm Optical Platform Foundation
    Chassis And Cards
    Hardware Installation
    Node Turn-Up And Circuit Creation
    Node And Multishelf Configurations
    Smr-Based Rings
    10Gb Circuit Protection
    Ny Rate Card Configuration
    Raman Amplifiers
    Maintenance And Basic Troubleshooting


The primary audience for this course is system installers, system integrators, and administrators, network administrators, and solutions designers.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.


Length: 4.0 days (32 hours)


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