Cisco ONS 15454 and Cisco ONS 15327 TL1 Command Guide, Release 4.0
Chapter 5, Ring Provisioning
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Ring Provisioning

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Ring Provisioning

5.1 1-Way Drop and Continue

5.1.1 Sample Node 1 Configuration (Source Node)

5.1.2 Sample Node 2 Configuration (Drop and Continue Node)

5.1.3 Sample Node 3 Configuration (Destination Node)


Ring Provisioning



Note The terms "Unidirectional Path Switched Ring" and "UPSR" may appear in Cisco literature. These terms do not refer to using Cisco ONS 15xxx products in a unidirectional path switched ring configuration. Rather, these terms, as well as "Path Protected Mesh Network" and "PPMN," refer generally to Cisco's path protection feature, which may be used in any topological network configuration. Cisco does not recommend using its path protection feature in any particular topological network configuration.


This chapter provides information and sample procedures for setting up STS or VT circuits over existing path protection configurationand bidirectional line switch ring (BLSR) configurations using TL1, including:

1-way drop and continue


Note Because the ONS 15454/ONS 15327 implements logical path protection configuration, there are no defined east and west ports. Instead, the east STS path for one circuit can exit a different port than the east STS path of another circuit, even though the west STS paths for both circuits may share the same port.


5.1 1-Way Drop and Continue

The following examples show how to create a 1-way drop and continue cross-connect. The examples use three nodes (Node 1, Node 2, and Node 3) in a ring configuration. Node 1 is the source node, Node 2 has the drop and continue, and Node 3 is the destination.

Figure 5-1 1-way drop and continue

5.1.1 Sample Node 1 Configuration (Source Node)

Issue the ENT-CRS-STSn::STS-1-1,STS-5-1&STS-6-1:CTAG::1WAY; command on this Node 1.

Figure 5-2 Bridge from 1/1/1 to 5/1/1 and 6/1/1

5.1.2 Sample Node 2 Configuration (Drop and Continue Node)

Issue the ENT-CRS-STSn::STS-5-1&STS-6-1,STS-1-1:CTAG::1WAYDC; on this Node 2.

Figure 5-3 Selector between 5/1/1 and 6/1/1 to 1/1/1

5.1.3 Sample Node 3 Configuration (Destination Node)

Issue the ENT-CRS-STSn::STS-5-1&STS-6-1,STS-1-1:CTAG::1WAY; on this Node 3.

Figure 5-4 Selector between 5/1/1 and 6/1/1 to 1/1/1