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Cisco ASR 9000 Series IOS XR 64-Bit Software Migration and Operational Enhancements (IOSXR211) v1.0

What you’ll learn in this course

The Cisco ASR 9000 Series IOS XR 64-Bit Software Migration and Operational Enhancements (IOSXR211) v1.0 course covers the migration from classic 32-bit Cisco IOS® XR software to Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software on the Cisco® ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers. This course will also examine the software architecture, boot process, and auto-provisioning of the Cisco IOS XR 64-bit software, as well as showing you how to install Cisco IOS XR and third-party software packages. In addition, it will investigate data models and show you how to implement telemetry, model-driven programmability, and application hosting services.

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Course duration

  • Instructor-led training: 3 days in the classroom with hands-on lab practice
  • Virtual instructor-led training: 4 days of web-based classes with hands-on lab practice
  • E-learning: Equivalent of 3 days of instruction with hands-on lab practice

How you'll benefit

This course will help you:

  • Understand the software architecture, boot process, and auto-provisioning of Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software
  • Learn to migrate an ASR 9000 Series router from classic Cisco IOS XR software to Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software
  • Practice installing Cisco IOS XR and third-party software packages
  • Learn to implement telemetry, model-driven programmability, and application hosting services

Who should enroll

  • System installers
  • System integrators
  • System administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Solutions designers

Technology areas

Routing and switching

Service provider

Course details

Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software architecture and Linux system fundamentals
  • Describe the major differences between classic Cisco IOS XR software and Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software on the ASR 9000 Series routers
  • Migrate an ASR 9000 Series router from classic IOS XR software to Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software
  • Perform and explain Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software installations
  • Configure and describe Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit software features

Prerequisites

  • The Introduction to IOS XR (IOSXR100) course
  • The Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series Essentials (ASR9KE) course
  • Familiarity with implementing routing protocols on Cisco IOS XR software-based network devices
  • Experience working with Cisco IOS XR Command-Line Interface (CLI)-based network devices

Outline

  • Software Architecture and Linux Fundamentals
    • Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software Fundamentals
    • Cisco ASR 9000 Series IOS XR 64-Bit Software vs. Classic 32-Bit Software
    • Exploring Linux Fundamentals
    • Creating User Profiles
  • Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software Installation
    • Examining Resource Allocations and Media Mappings
    • Migrating to Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software
    • Examining the Boot Process
    • Performing Disaster Recovery
    • Installing Software Packages
  • Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software Features
    • Investigating Data Models
    • Implementing Telemetry
    • Exploring Model-Driven Programmability
    • Employing Application Hosting

Lab outline

  • Using Basic Linux Commands and Creating User Profiles
  • Migrating to Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Software
  • Configuring Auto-Provisioning
  • Installation of Cisco IOS XR Packages
  • Configuring Model-Driven Telemetry
  • Configuring Devices by Using Model-Driven Programmability
  • Using the YANG Development Kit
  • Deploying Native Application Hosting
  • Hosting an Application Within an LXC Container
  • Hosting an Application Within a Docker Container