Course Overview

The Cisco® Policy Suite Core Technologies (CPSCTM) instructor-led course offered by Cisco Learning Services is a lab-intensive course that introduces you to the Cisco Policy Suite. This course combines lecture materials and hands-on labs throughout to make sure you are able to successfully deploy and implement the Cisco Policy Suite. The course covers mobility deployment thru lecture and configuration exercises in the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) and Evolved Packet Core (EPC) networks with Diameter using a previously installed CPSCTM Software Suite.

5 days
  • After completing this course, you should be able to:

    • Describe the Policy Suite function and architecture
    • Discuss the design and configuration of High Availability Geo-Redundancy
    • Discuss subscriber management with the use of Control Center and Cisco Policy Suite APIs
    • Identify the core features and uses of Policy Builder
    • Discuss subversion and the use of SVN commands
    • Describe the use of the Mongo database in Policy Suite
    • Explain the Policy Suite features that can be installed or updated
    • Configure Policy Builder for reporting
    • Identify the methods of troubleshooting Policy Suite
    • Create mobility use cases for fair usage, turbo boost, roaming control, and time-of-day services
    • Module 1: CPSCT Architecture
    • Module 2: High Availability Geo-Redundancy
    • Module 3: Subscriber Management
    • Module 4: Policy Builder
    • Module 5: Mobility AAA with RADIUS
    • Module 6: Mobility Use Cases with Diameter
    • Module 7: Operations and Maintenance
    • Lab 1: Cisco Policy Suite Command Line
    • Lab 2: Control Center
    • Lab 3: Cisco Policy Suite APIs
    • Lab 4: Subversion and Policy Builder
    • Lab 5: Cisco Policy Suite Policy Builder, Device Limit, and Max Sessions
    • Lab 6: Enabling Diameter Plugin
    • Lab 7: Fair Usage
    • Lab 8: Turbo Boost
    • Lab 9: Time of Day
    • Lab 10: Roaming Control
    • Lab 11: Feature Installation and Backups
    • Lab 12: Reporting
    • Lab 13: Troubleshooting

    Lab Topology:

    • CCNA® or CCNP® certification or equivalent experience
    • Linux OS fundamentals
    • Working knowledge of RADIUS and Diameter
    • Working knowledge of XML and XML namespaces
    • Working knowledge of VMware
    • Working knowledge of Gateway GRPS support node or PDN Gateway (GGSN or PGW)
  • This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to deploy the Cisco Policy Suite. The primary audience for this course includes:

    • System engineers
    • Technical support personnel
    • Channel partners and resellers