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Cisco Optical Technology Advanced v2.0 (OPT300)

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3 Days

18 CPD hours

About this course

This course is intended for the following technical professionals who need to use advanced features of fiber optics technology:
System installers
System integrators
System administrators
Network administrators
Solutions designers


After taking this course, you should be able to:
Perform the ONS 15454 MSTP node turn-up procedure
Describe first generation mesh topologies
Describe the Optical Channel Network Connection (OCHNC) prerequisite requirements for provisioning circuits in an ONS 15454 MSTP network
Describe the ONS MSTP advanced protocols
Describe the OCHNC circuit provisioning for Single Module (SM) Reconfigurable Optical Add-Drop Multiplexer (ROADM) rings
Describe the Any-Rate Muxponder Crossponder (AR MXP/XP) cards
Describe how the Pseudo Command Line can be used to configure muxponder cards
Identify the advantages G.709 encapsulation brings to optical transponder cards
Install and provision the Any Rate cards
Describe the 100-Gbps and 200-Gbps cards
Describe the NCS 2000 400-Gbps Xponder line card and how it is configured
Describe the SM ROADM (SMR)-based configurations
Describe the 10-Gbps transponder and muxponder cards
List the 10GE_XP and GE_XP card options
Describe ingress policing and basic egress queuing strategies, and implement the customer QoS scheme into the ONS 15454 crossponder network
Identify the principles of Ethernet related to the operation of Cisco optical networking products
Configure the 10GE_XP/XPE and GE_XP/XPE cards, install Layer 1 circuits, and read the performance counters for Layer 1 Gigabit Ethernet circuits
Turn up an encrypted network and test to ensure that information being passed is secure
Add a node to an existing DWDM ring
Describe problems with interconnecting circuits between rings, the ONS 15454 MSTP 80-channel manual Multiring feature, and hardware components
Describe the ONS 15454 MSTP Troubleshooting Guide


The Cisco Optical Technology Advanced (OPT300) v2.0 course gives you the skills you need to deploy advanced features of the Cisco© Optical Networking Services (ONS) 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform (MSTP) and Cisco Network Convergence System (NCS) 2000 Series. In this course you ll learn to how to use the Cisco Transport Planner Design Tool to create network topologies and advanced network topologies. You will learn how to use advanced Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) features such as G.709 encapsulation, generic framing protocol G.7041, Layer 1 circuits, Quality of Service (QoS), crossponder networks using T1 over Ethernet, and encryption.

Course Outline
  • Cisco Transport Planner Design Tool
  • First-Generation Mesh Topologies
  • Ochnc In A Mesh Network
  • Advanced Protocols
  • Any Rate Muxponder And Crossponders
  • 100-Gbps And 200-Gbps Transponders And Muxponders
  • Cisco Ncs 2000 400-Gbps Xponder Line Card
  • Cisco 10G Web Security Essentials (Wse) Network Encryption Card
  • Adding A New Location With Cisco Transport Planner (Ctp) And Cisco Transport Controller (Ctc)
  • Crossponders And Layer 1 Networks
  • Crossponders And Layer 2 Networks
  • Troubleshooting
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Cisco Optical Technology Advanced v2.0 (OPT300) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Cisco Optical Technology Advanced v2.0 (OPT300) course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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