Description

The Cisco ASR 9000 Series IOS XR 64-Bit Software Migration and Operational Enhancements (IOSXR211) v1.0 is a 3-day instructor-led or virtual instructor-led training course that 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.

The price in Cisco Learning Credits (CLC) for the IOSXR211 course is 36 CLCs per person.

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.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will 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

Outline

The course contains these components:
  • 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

Prerequisite Knowledge

It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:
  • The Introduction to IOS XR (IOSXR100) 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