Course Overview

The Network Convergence System 5000 Series Router course is an instructor-led, lab-based, hands-on course offered by Cisco® Learning Services.

This course focuses on the Cisco Network Convergence System (NCS) 5000 Series hardware features. It covers the features and functions of the NCS 5000 Series chassis, hardware architecture, and boot process and features of the Cisco IOS® XR 6.0 software.

1 days
Learning Credits: 
    • Examining the Cisco NCS 5001, 5002, and 5011 routers
    • Working with Cisco IOS XR 6.0
    • Zero-touch provisioning
    • Network Virtualization (nV) Satellite
    • Buffer management and quality of service (QoS)
  • Lesson 1: Examining Cisco NCS 5000 Series Hardware

    • The Cisco NCS 5000 Series Chassis
    • Optical Interfaces
    • Architecture and Packet Flow
    • Power and Cooling Systems

    Lesson 2: Examining the Features of Cisco IOS XR 6.0

    • Cisco IOS XR 6.0 Software Architecture
    • Cisco IOS XR 6.0 Operating System Structure
    • Cisco IOS XR 6.0 Package Format

    Lesson 3: Examining the Cisco NCS 5000 Series Boot Process

    • The NCS 5000 Series Boot Process
    • Zero-Touch Provisioning

    Lesson 4: Examining NCS 5000 Additional Features

    • Layer 2 Interfaces
    • nV Satellite
    • Buffer Management
    • Quality of Service (QoS)
    • Lab 1: Identifying Router Hardware using the CLI
    • Lab 2: Environment Monitoring using the CLI
    • Lab 3: Observing the NCS 5000 Series Boot Process

    Lab Topology:

  • None.

    Cisco recommends that you have the following prerequisite knowledge and skills:

    • Knowledge of general routing concepts
    • Experience working with command-line interface (CLI)-based network devices
  • This course is designed for technical professionals who need to learn about the NCS 5000 Series hardware.

    Targeted roles include:

    • Systems Engineers
    • Technical Support Personnel
    • Channel Partners and Resellers