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Job Aids

Cisco EPN Manager Job Aids

Depending on the concept or task that it addresses, a job aid can include an overview of roles, skills, and terms; use cases; process flows; instructional steps with screenshots; instructional videos; frequently asked questions; and links to additional resources.

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Title

Description

Audience

2.1

Configuring Optical Devices by Using the Chassis View

This job aid addresses the tasks that you can perform by using the Chassis View to configure a Cisco NCS 2000 series optical device after its initial installation, which provides a good overview of one type of device management task that you can perform.

It also includes the following instructional application demonstrations.

Optical Device Configuration Settings Overview (12 mins)

Provisioning an ODU Service (8 mins)

Network configurators, network service provisioners

2.1

Provisioning Circuit Emulation Services

This job aid introduces you to circuit emulation provisioning concepts and processes in Cisco EPN Manager and the steps that you can take to provision traffic engineering (TE) tunnels and circuit emulation services.

It also includes the following instructional application demonstration.

Supporting a Customer's Legacy Traffic (15 mins)

Network service provisioners

2.1

Validating Service Provisioning

This job aid introduces you to the network topology map tools available for evaluating whether service provisioning is successful and has occurred as expected.

You also can use these tools to help evaluate service issues.

Network service provisioners, network operators

2.0

Auditing Device Configurations for Compliance

This job aid introduces you to the process to audit device configurations for compliance in Cisco EPN Manager, including how to configure compliance policies, configure profiles, run audits, evaluate audit results, and run fix jobs to correct compliance violations.

It also includes the following instructional application demonstration.

Auditing Device Configurations (21 mins)

Network operators, administrators

2.0

Provisioning an Ethernet Private Line (EPL) Virtual Connection

This job aid introduces you to the process to provision an Ethernet private line (EPL) virtual connection, including configuring connectivity fault management and UNI endpoints, previewing and deploying the CLI commands, and validating and evaluating the provisioned virtual connection.

It also includes the following instructional application demonstration.

Connecting Two Customer Sites (12 mins)

Carrier Ethernet provisioners

2.0

Provisioning Optical Circuits

This job aid introduces you to the auto-provisioning process, the types of settings that optical provisioners can configure for more complex orders, and the methods available for validating and evaluating the provisioned circuit.

It also includes the following instructional application demonstration.

Fulfilling Orders for Optical Services (11 mins)

Network operators

2.0

Provisioning an ODU0 Tunnel

This job aid introduces you to the process to provision an optical data unit 0 bandwidth (ODU0)tunnel, which can transport Carrier Ethernet-based data on optical layers of the network.

It also includes the following instructional application demonstration.

Managing OTN Services Over Transport Networks (7 mins)

Provisioners with expertise in networking concepts and optical technologies and devices

1.2

Navigating Cisco EPN Manager

This job aid introduces you to Cisco EPN Manager navigation and features. It also includes the following instructional application demonstrations.

System users

Videos

Cisco EPN Manager Video Series

This video series addresses tasks that network operators, administrators, or provisioners can perform.

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Title

Description

Audience

Length

2.1

Optical Device Configuration Settings Overview

This video introduces you to the Chassis View feature and the types of optical device settings that you can configure in the Chassis View when it is available.

For more information, refer to the Configuring Optical Devices by Using the Chassis View job aid.

Network configurators, network service provisioners

12 mins

2.1

Provisioning an ODU Service

This video demonstrates the process to provision an ODU service, reinforcing the requisite task of configuring internal patch cords for the optical device by using the Chassis View feature.

For more information, refer to the Configuring Optical Devices by Using the Chassis View job aid.

Network configurators, network service provisioners

8 mins

2.1

Supporting a Customer's Legacy Traffic

This video demonstrates the process to provision a traffic engineering (TE) tunnel and provision a circuit emulation service that uses the tunnel.

Network service provisioners

15 mins

2.0

Auditing Device Configurations

This video demonstrates the process to audit device configurations by configuring a policy, configuring polices in a profile, running an audit by using a profile, evaluating audit results, and correcting configuration issues.

Network operators, administrators

21 mins

2.0

Connecting Two Customer Sites

This video demonstrates the process to provision an Ethernet private line (EPL) virtual connection, including configuring connectivity fault management and UNI endpoints, previewing and deploying the CLI commands, and validating and evaluating the provisioned virtual connection.

Carrier Ethernet provisioners

12 mins

2.0

Fulfilling Orders for Optical Services

This video demonstrates the process to auto-provision an optical channel network connection (OCH NC) and the methods available for validating and evaluating the circuit after provisioning.

Network operators

11 mins

2.0

Managing OTN Services Over Transport Networks

This video demonstrates the process to provision an optical data unit 0 bandwidth (ODU0) tunnel, which can transport Carrier Ethernet-based data on optical layers of the network.

Provisioners with expertise in networking concepts and optical technologies and devices

7 mins

1.2

Common Map Features

This video introduces you to functionality that geographical and topological maps share, including tools to organize groups of devices; find alarm, interface, and connection details; and search maps.

System users

5 mins

1.2

Configuration Archive Overview

This video introduces you to the concepts and high-level processes associated with the configuration archive.

System users

12 mins

1.2

Configuring Devices

This video introduces you to the concepts and high-level processes associated with configuring devices.

System users

8 mins

1.2

Managing Dashlets

This video introduces you to the tools available to manage the data that you see in dashlets, which are data elements, such as tables or charts, on dashboards that present the data that the system is reporting.

System users

7 mins

1.2

Navigating Geographical Maps

Geographical maps illustrate network device groups, device relationships, the detailed connectivity among devices, and alarms in a globally-oriented context.

This video introduces you to geographical maps and demonstrates how the system organizes and presents devices on geographical maps, how to apply map coordinates to devices, and how to see layer level device relationships.

System users

6 mins

1.2

Navigating Topographical Maps

Topographical maps illustrate network device groups, device relationships, the detailed connectivity among devices, and alarms.

This video introduces you to topographical maps, the tools available for organizing and managing device groups, for finding detailed group, device, and alarm information; and for provisioning devices; and demonstrates how to see layer level device relationships.

System users

7 mins

1.2

Navigating Wireless Site Maps

Wireless site maps illustrate the wireless portions of the network at site, building, and floor levels.

This video introduces you to the organization of wireless site maps, and how to access floor and device-level information.

System users

4 mins

1.2

Performing Application Searches

This video demonstrates how to perform applcation keyword and advanced searches for efficient navigation to the information that you need and how to save advanced searches for future use.

System users

4 mins

1.2

Upgrading Device Software Images

This video demonstrates the process to auto-provision an optical channel network connection (OCH NC) and the methods available for validating and evaluating the circuit after provisioning.

System users

11 mins

1.0

Introducing Cisco EPN Manager

This video introduces you to Cisco EPN Manager benefits and advantages, the technologies that the system supports, and its architecture.

System users

8 mins

1.0

Product Architecture Overview

This video introduces you to the concepts and high-level processes associated with upgrading device software images.

System users

7 mins

Instructor-Led Training

Cisco EPN Manager Instructor-Led Training

Available Date: Scheduling varies

Release

Title

Description

Audience

Length

2.2.0.4

Configuring and Operating Cisco EPN Manager
(classroom-based)

This classroom-based instructor-led training course provides you with the knowledge and skills to install, provision, monitor, and maintain a packet and optical multilayer network.

The course also addresses configuration and compliance management, device configuration, and service management.

Refer to the course overview for detailed information.

Network operators, network administrators, optical network operators, system administrators, system integrators and professional services, Cisco integrators and partners

4 days

2.2.0.4

Configuring and Operating Cisco EPN Manager
(virtual, web-based)

This virtual, web-based instructor-led training course provides you with the knowledge and skills to install, provision, monitor, and maintain a packet and optical multilayer network.

The course also addresses configuration and compliance management, device configuration, and service management.

Refer to the course overview for detailed information.

Network operators, network administrators, optical network operators, system administrators, system integrators and professional services, Cisco integrators and partners

5 days