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Cisco ASR 5000 ePDG System Administration


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Day 1: Morning Session
  • Discussion: Course Objectives and Schedule
  • Lesson 1: Getting Started with 4G Wi-Fi Offload
    • Client versus clientless devices
    • Trusted versus untrusted devices
    • ePDG and Wi-Fi infrastructure
    • Role of wireless LAN controller (WLC)
    • SSIDs and VLANs
    • EAP-based WLAN authentication
    • Portal-based WLAN authentication
    • Obtaining IP address of ePDG
    • Initial attachment via ePDG
  • Lesson 2: Hardware Overview of the ASR 5000
    • Viewing card status
    • Viewing port status
    • Basics of link aggregation
    • Lunch
Day 1: Afternoon Session
  • Lesson 3: Software overview of the ASR 5000
    • Software tasks on ePDG
    • Session recovery basics
    • Software licensing
    • System file system management
  • Lesson 4: Terminology
    • Logical interfaces
    • Bindings
Day 2: Morning Session
  • Review of day one, question-and-answer session
  • Lesson 5: Configuring the ASR 5000 as an ePDG
    • SWu interface
    • IPSec transforms and policies
    • DIAMETER AAA SWm interface
Day 2: Afternoon Session
  • Lesson 5: Configuring the ASR 5000 as an ePDG (continued)
    • ePDG service configuration
    • MAG service configuration
    • Role of DNS
    • Lab: Configuring an ePDG
Day 3: Morning Session
  • Review of day two, question-and-answer session
  • Lesson 6: Monitoring and Troubleshooting ePDG Operation
    • Viewing subscriber sessions
    • Obtaining IPSec information and statistics
    • Examining the ePDG service
    • DIAMETER proxy operation on the ASR 5000
    • Viewing MAG service operation
Day 3: Afternoon Session
  • Lesson 7: Logging on the ASR 5000
    • Viewing system logs
    • Configuring runtime logging
    • Redirecting logging output
    • Logging a subscriber session
    • Configuring a syslog server
    • Crash logging
  • Lesson 8: Threshold Crossing Alarms (TCAs)
    • Alert versus alarm model
    • Displaying threshold crossing alarm settings
    • Configuring threshold crossing alarms
    • Viewing alarms that have fired

Following are the prerequisites for this course:

  • Participants must also have a thorough understanding of IP routing, networking protocols, and a basic working knowledge of applicable W-Fi network operation.

Participants are required to bring the following materials to this training course:

  • Laptop or notebook computer with:
    • Terminal emulation program (such as PuTTY, available at capable of Telnet or SSH
    • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet interface

Participants are responsible for all travel and expenses

Upon completion of this course, you should have a thorough understanding of the following aspects of the platform:

  • Performing basic service configuration and monitoring of the ePDG
  • Monitoring the system for proper subscriber session establishment
  • Basic debugging of initial attachment failure

At the completion of this course, all participants receive a certificate of completion.

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