Cisco Routing & Switching Course

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The Configuring and Operating Cisco EPN Manager (EPNM100) v4.0 course shows you how to create efficient and agile network management through automated device operations, fast provisioning install, network configuration, dashboard management, and device management using Cisco© Evolved Programmable Network (EPN) Manager. Through a combination of lessons and hands-on labs, you will learn to maximize the benefits of  the Cisco EPN Manager as a simplified, flexible, and cost-effective end-to-end lifecycle management solution for network provisioning, and network assurance management for today’s converging packet and optical multilayer networks.


Cisco integrators and partners

Network operators

Network administrators

Optical network administrators

System administrators

System integrators and professional services

Skills Gained

After taking this course, you should be able to:

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


To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Network management experience including polling, syslogs, IP formation, ports, device access, credentials, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), and Secure Shell (SSH)
  • Basic understanding of network and device performance statistics
  • Fundamental understanding of network alarms and events
  • Experience with configuring network devices and provisioning services using a device’s Command-Line Interface (CLI)
  • Experience with configuring optical network devices and provisioning optical circuits using either TL1 (CLI) or the Cisco Transport Controller application

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