Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Router Getting Started Guide
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Changes to This Document

About This Document

Intended Audience

Organization of the Document

Conventions

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Preface


This guide introduces the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Router that runs Cisco IOS XR Software. This guide also describes administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting tasks that may be required after initially starting the router.

This preface contains the following sections:

Changes to This Document

About This Document

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Changes to This Document

lists technical changes made to this document since it was first released.

Table 1 Changes to This Document 

Revision
Date
Change Summary

OL-17502-01

March, 2009

Initial release of this document.


About This Document

The following sections provide information about Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Router Getting Started Guide and related documents:

Intended Audience

Organization of the Document

Conventions

Intended Audience

This document is intended for the following people:

Experienced service provider administrators

Cisco telecommunications management engineers

Third-party field service technicians who have completed the Cisco IOS XR Software training sessions

Customers who use and manage routers running Cisco IOS XR Software

Organization of the Document

This document contains the following chapters:

Chapter 1, "Introducing the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Router"

Chapter 2, "Bringing Up Cisco IOS XR Software on the Router"

Chapter 3, "Configuring General Router Features"

Chapter 4, "Configuring Additional Router Features"

Chapter 5, "CLI Tips, Techniques, and Shortcuts"

Chapter 6, "Troubleshooting the Cisco IOS XR Software"

Appendix A, "Understanding Regular Expressions, Special Characters, and Patterns,"

Conventions

This document uses the following conventions:

Item
Convention

Commands and keywords

boldface font

Variable for which you supply values

italic font

Displayed session and system information

screen font

Commands and keywords you enter in an interactive environment

boldface screen font

Variables you enter in an interactive environment

italic screen font

Menu items and button names

boldface font

Menu navigation

Option > Network Preferences



Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the publication.



Tip Means the following information will help you solve a problem. The information in tips might not be troubleshooting or an action, but contains useful information.



Caution Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.

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