Implementing Cisco QOS v2.3

5 days


This course is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge of IP QoS requirements, conceptual models using Differentiated Services (Diffserv), Integrated Services (IntServ) and Best Effort (over provisioning), and the implementation of IP QoS on Cisco IOS switch and router platforms.


Each participant will leave with a recognised certificate

Course Outline

  • Case studies and lab exercises included in the course help students to apply the concepts mastered in individual modules to real-life scenarios.
  • Introduction to IP QoS
  • Understanding the Need for QoS
  • Understanding QoS
  • Implementing QoS
  • The Building Blocks of IP QoS
  • Identifying Models for implementing QoS
  • Understanding the Integrated Services Model
  • Understanding the Differentiated Services Model
  • Identifying QoS Mechanisms
  • Understanding QoS in the Life of a Packet.
  • Introduction to Modular QoS CLI and AutoQoS
  • Introducing Modular QoS CLI
  • Introducing Cisco AutoQoS VoIP
  • Introducing Cisco AutoQoS Enterprise
  • Using MQC for Classification
  • Using NBAR for Classification
  • Configuring QoS Pre-Classify
  • Configuring QoS Policy Propagation through BGP
  • Congestion Management
  • Introducing Queuing
  • Understanding Queuing Implementations
  • Configuring FIFO and WFQ
  • Configuring CBWFQ and LLQ
  • Configuring LAN Congestion Management
  • Congestion Avoidance
  • Introducing Congestion Avoidance
  • Introducing RED
  • Configuring Class-Based Weighted RED
  • Configuring Explicit Congestion Notification
  • Traffic Policing and Shaping
  • Understanding Traffic Policing and Shaping
  • Configuring Class-Based Policing
  • Configuring Class-Based Shaping
  • Configuring Class-Based Shaping on Frame Relay Interfaces
  • Frame Relay Voice – Adaptive Traffic Shaping and Fragmentation
  • Link Efficiency Mechanisms
  • Understanding Link Efficiency Mechanisms
  • Configuring Class-Based Header Compression
  • Configuring Link Fragmentation and Interleaving
  • QoS Best Practices
  • Understanding Traffic Classification Best Practices
  • Deploying End-to-End QoS
  • Providing QoS for Security

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Midlands Birmingham5 1755 £1755 2019-10-07
Edinburgh Edinburgh5 1755 £1755 2019-10-07
Bristol Bristol5 1755 £1755 2019-10-07
Devon Exeter5 1755 £1755 2019-10-07
Midlands Birmingham5 1755 £1755 2019-12-02
Edinburgh Edinburgh5 1755 £1755 2019-12-02
Bristol Bristol5 1755 £1755 2019-12-02
Devon Exeter5 1755 £1755 2019-12-02