Configuring and Operating Cisco EPN Manager (EPNM100)

Configuring and Operating Cisco EPN Manager (EPNM100) Certification Training Course Overview

Enroll for 4-days Configuring and Operating Cisco EPN Manager (EPNM100) course from Koenig Solutions accredited by Cisco. The aim of this course is to shows you how to create systematic, structured and agile network management through automated device operations, fast provisioning install, network configuration, dashboard management, and device management with the help of Cisco Evolved Programmable Network (EPN) Manager. Along the mixture of lessons and labs, you will learn to accelerate the advantages of the Cisco EPN Manager since it is a simplified, flexible, and cost-effective end-to-end lifecycle management solution for network assurance management and network provisioning. This also helps for converging packet and optical multilayer networks in recent time.

Target Audience:

  • Network administrators
  • Network operators
  • System administrators
  • System integration specialist
  • Optical network administrators
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to understand the following:

  • Outline the Cisco EPN Manager’s attributes and navigate the Cisco EPN Manager’s user interface
  • Understand the network inventory, topologies, and circuits
  • To manage dashboards, alarms, events and create and interpret reports
  • Determine the system requirements for Cisco EPN Manager, and procedures for new installations, upgrades, licensing, and high availability
  • Control device groups and virtual domains
  • Establish user accounts and their role-based access to EPN Manager’s features and devices
  • To configure and merge devices and perform backups and restores
  • Manage data retention, purging, and handle software updates
  • To monitor system health and performance
  • Updating and management of software images
  • To archive, review, and restore configuration files
  • To configure Quality of Service (QoS) actions and policies
  • Configuration of devices using templates
  • Execute compliance audits
  • Compose monitoring policies
  • Provision Carrier Ethernet services
  • Provision Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Traffic Engineering (TE) services
  • Provision Circuit Emulation (CEM) services
  • Provision an optical Media Channel Group with an OCHCC circuit
  • Provision an Optical Channel Network Connection (OCHNC) circuit
  • Provision an Optical Channel Client Connection (OCHCC) circuit
  • Report on how Cisco EPN Manager can work with Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) to provide automated service provisioning


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Course Modules

Module 1: Exploring Cisco EPN Manager
  • Cisco EPN Manager Overview
  • Cisco EPN Manager Key Features
Module 3: Viewing Network Topologies and Circuits
  • Topology Map Basics
  • Change Information Displayed
Module 4: Using Dashboards
  • Dashboards Overview
  • Customize Dashboards
Module 5: Managing Alarms and Events
  • Alarms and Events Overview
  • View Alarms and Events
Module 6: Generating Reports
  • Report Fundamentals
  • Create and Schedule Reports
Module 7: Performing Basic Administration
  • Installation Basics
  • Perform Server Setup
Module 8: Adding Devices
  • Device Management Fundamentals
  • Add a Device Manually
  • Add User-Defined Fields
Module 9: Backup and Restoring
  • Backup Fundamentals
  • Schedule a Backup
Module 10: Performing System Maintenance
  • Software Updates
  • Data Retention and Purging
Module 11: Software Image Management (SWIM)
  • Software Image Management Fundamentals
  • Setting Up Software Image Management
Module 12: Configuration Management
  • Configuration Management Fundamentals
  • Archive Setup
Module 13: Configuring QoS
  • QoS Basics
  • Create a Classification Profile
Module 14: Configuring Devices with Templates
  • Device Configuration Methods
  • Template Basics
Module 15: Performing Compliance Management
  • Compliance Audit Basics
  • Compliance Policy Basics
Module 16: Monitoring with Policies
  • Monitoring Policy Fundamentals
  • Edit a Monitoring Policy
Module 17: Circuit and Video Conferencing (VC) Fundamentals
  • Circuit Provisioning Basics
  • Supported Service Types
Module 18: Provisioning Carrier Ethernet Services
  • Provision a Carrier Ethernet Service
  • Verify a Service
Module 19: Provisioning Cisco MPLS Traffic Engineering Services
  • Cisco MPLS TE Service Basics
  • Provision a Cisco MPLS TE Service
Module 20: Provisioning Circuit Emulation Services
  • Circuit Emulation Services Basics
  • Provision a CEM Service
Module 21: Provisioning an OCHNC Circuit
  • OCHNC Circuit Basics
  • Set Up Devices for Circuit
Module 22: Provisioning an Optical OCHCC Circuit
  • OCHCC Circuit Basic
  • Set Up Devices for Circuit
Module 23: Provisioning a Media Channel Group with an OCHCC Circuit
  • Media Channel Group with OCHCC Basics
  • Provision a Media Channel Group
Module 24: Introducing Cisco EPN Manager with Cisco NSO
  • Cisco EPN Manager with Cisco NSO Basics
  • For More Information
Module 25: Lab outline
  • Access and Navigation
  • View Devices and Device Details
  • View Maps, Topologies, and Circuits
  • View and Customize Dashboards
  • Manage Alarms and Events
  • Generate Reports
  • Basic Administration
  • Add Devices to the Inventory
  • Backups
  • Basic Maintenance
  • Software Image Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Configure QoS
  • Configure Devices with Templates
  • Compliance Management
  • Monitor with Policies
  • Provision a Carrier Ethernet Service
  • Provision and MPLS Traffic Engineering Service
  • Provision a Circuit Emulation Service
  • Set Up, Provision, and Monitor an OCHNC Circuit
  • Set Up, Provision, and Monitor a Media Channel with OCHCC
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Course Prerequisites
  • Basic understanding of networking and device performance statistics
  • Network management experience is required including polling, syslogs, IP formation, ports, credentials, device access, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), and Secure Shell (SSH)
  • Understanding of fundamentals of network alarms and events
  • Experience with configuration of optical network devices and provisioning optical circuits using TL1 (CLI) or the Cisco Transport Controller application
  • Experience with configuration of network devices and provisioning services using a device’s Command-Line Interface (CLI)
  • VMware experience along with the installation of OVA files on virtual machines and/or ISO software on bare-metal machines