Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Software Configuration Guide
Preface
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Table of Contents

Preface

Objectives

Document Revision History

Organization

Related Documentation

Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers Documentation

Conventions

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Preface

Revised: December 12, 2014, OL-16506-17

This preface describes the objectives and organization of this document and explains how to find additional information on related products and services. This preface contains the following sections:

Objectives

This document provides an overview of software functionality that is specific to the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers. It is not intended as a comprehensive guide to all of the software features that can be run using the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers, but only the software aspects that are specific to these routers.

For information on general software features that are also available on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers, see the Cisco IOS XE technology guide for that specific software feature.

Document Revision History

The Document Revision History records technical changes to this document. The table shows the Cisco IOS XE software release number and document revision number for the change, the date of the change, and a brief summary of the change.

 

Release No.
Date
Change Summary

IOS XE 3.13.1

December 12, 2014

IOS XE 3.13

July 30, 2014

IOS XE 3.12

March 28, 2014

IOS XE 3.12

March 28, 2014

IOS XE 3.12

March 28, 2014

IOS XE 3.11.0

November 21, 2013

IOS XE 3.10.0

July 30, 2013

IOS XE 3.9.0

March 28, 2013

IOS XE 3.8.0

November 28, 2012

IOS XE 3.7.0

July 25, 2012

IOS XE 3.6.0

March 30, 2012

IOS XE 3.4.0S

July 25, 2011

IOS XE 3.3.0S

March 30, 2011

IOS XE 3.2.0S

November 24, 2010

IOS XE 3.1.0S

July 30, 2010

IOS XE 2.6

February 26, 2010

IOS XE 2.5

December 15, 2009

Updated the “Software Upgrade Processes Supported by Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers” chapter with new compatibility information.

IOS XE 2.4

June 30, 2009

IOS XE 2.3

February 27, 2009

Updated the “Software Upgrade Processes Supported by Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers” chapter with new compatibility information.

IOS XE 2.2

November 20, 2008

Updated the “Software Upgrade Processes Supported by Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers” chapter with new compatibility information.

IOS XE 2.2

November 3, 2008

Added new content to document compatibility of different versions of Cisco IOS XE software in the “Software Upgrade Processes Supported by Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers” chapter.

IOS XE 2.2

October 3, 2008

Updated book to document ISSU procedures for Cisco IOS XE Release 2.2. Removed ISSU procedures from the “Consolidated Packages and SubPackage Management” chapter of the book and created the “Software Upgrade Processes Supported by Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers” chapter.

IOS XE 2.2

September 23, 2008

Added the “Troubleshooting Software Mismatch with ESP Board ASR1000-ESP10-N” section for the Cisco ASR 1000 Embedded Services Processor 10G Non Crypto Capable feature.

IOS XE 2.1

July 2, 2008

Added the “Configuring and Accessing the Web User Interface” section.

Added Appendix “Configuration Examples”.

IOS XE 2.1

May 2, 2008

First release of the book.

Organization

This document contains the following chapters:

 

Title
Description

Software Packaging and Architecture

Provides an introduction to Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers software packaging, processes, and file systems.

Using Cisco IOS XE Software

Provides an introduction to accessing the command-line interface (CLI) and using the Cisco software and related tools.

Console Port, Telnet, and SSH Handling

Provides an overview and configuration options for the handling of incoming console port, telnet, and SSH traffic on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers.

Consolidated Packages and SubPackage Management

Provides information on downloading, installing, and running the software on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers.

Software Upgrade Process

Provides information on ISSU compatibility and performing limited-downtime software upgrades on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers.

High Availability Overview

Provides an overview of the High Availability architecture, behavior, and features on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers.

Scalability and Performance

Provides information on scaling and performance on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers.

Cisco License Call Home

Provides information on activating the Cisco License for Call Home feature.

Configuring Call Home for Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

Provides information about the Call Home feature, which supports e-mail-based and web-based notification of critical system events. A versatile range of message formats are available for optimal compatibility with pager services, standard e-mail, or XML-based automated parsing applications.

Configuring Cisco Right-To-Use License

Provides information on activating the Cisco Right-To-Use License.

UniDirectional Link Detection (UDLD) Protocol

Provides an overview and configuration options for the UDLD protocol on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers.

Using the Management Ethernet Interface

Provides an overview and configuration options for the Management Ethernet interface on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers.

Synchronous Ethernet Support On The Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers

Provides an overview and configuration options for the Synchronous Ethernet on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers.

Configuring Ethernet Over Soft GRE

Provides an overview and configuration for the Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) is a tunneling protocol that can encapsulate a wide variety of network layer protocols inside virtual point-to-point links over an IP internetwork.

Configuring Bridge Domain Interfaces

Provides an overview of configuration options for the Bridge Domain Interface on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers.

Monitoring and Maintaining Multilink Frame Relay

Provides an overview of monitoring and maintaining the Multilink Frame Relay feature for the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers.

Configuring MPLS Layer 2 VPNs

Provides an overview of the Frame Relay to ATM Bridged Interworking feature.

LSM-MLDP-based MVPN Support

Provides information on the Label Switched Multicast (LSM) feature supports IPv4 and IPv6 multicast traffic over a Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network.

Tracing and Trace Management

Provides an overview of tracing on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Router, and how to manage the tracing process and files.

PPP Half-Bridge on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers

Provides information about PPP half-bridge on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers.

Configuring and Accessing the Web User Interface

Provides an overview of the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Router web user interface, and information on configuring and accessing the web user interface.

Related Documentation

This section refers you to other documentation that also might be useful as you configure your Cisco ASR 1000 Series Router. The documentation listed below is available online.

Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers Documentation

The Cisco ASR 1000 Series has a documentation roadmap that provides listings to a broad range of documentation available for the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers. See the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Router Documentation Roadmap at:

http://cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9343/products_documentation_roadmaps_list.html

The documentation homepage for the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers contains a wide variety of hardware and software information for the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers and can be viewed at:

http://cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9343/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

The documentation homepage for Cisco IOS XE contains Cisco IOS XE technology guides and feature documentation and can be viewed at:

http://cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9587/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

For information on commands, see one of the following resources:

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