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ERS 8800/8600 Installation and Configuration

Learn to configure switches for the core and network edge.

GK# 0206 Vendor# 5D00017V

Course Overview


In this course, you will learn how to install and configure the ERS 8800/8600 series products. You will learn to install and upgrade software and configure traditional features, including Ethernet switching and resiliency features and IP routing and resiliency features. This course also prepares you for ERS 8000 Series Advanced Configuration and Maintenance (5D00018V).


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What You'll Learn

  • Reset an ERS 8800/8600 switch to factory defaults
  • Perform an initial software installation and configuration of an ERS 8800/8600 switch
  • Boot process of an ERS 8800/8600 switch
  • ERS 8800/8600 configuration interfaces
  • Navigate the ACLI and EDM configuration interfaces
  • Configure Spanning Tree and VLANs
  • Configure VLANs and assign IP addresses to VLANs
  • Configure link aggregation and layer 2 resiliency features on the ERS 8800/8600
  • Configure link aggregation using SMLTs
  • Configure link resiliency using SLPP and VLACP
  • Configure IPv4 and IPv6 routing
  • Configure OSPF, OSPFv3, and route policies
  • Implement layer 3 resiliency
  • Configure RSMLT, RSMLT Edge, and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)


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Virtual Classroom Live Outline

1. Software Installation

2. Chassis Operations

3. Configuration Interfaces

4. Layer 2 Configuration

5. Link Aggregation and Resiliency

6. Layer 3 Configuration

7. Layer 3 Resiliency

8. Unified Access


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Virtual Classroom Live Labs

Lab 1: ERS 8600 User Interface

Lab 2: ERS 8600 ACLI Installation and Setup

Lab 3: ERS 8600 CLI Installation and Setup

Lab 4: ERS 5500 Initial Setup

Lab 5: Layer 2 ERS 8600 Core Configuration using ACLI

Lab 6: Layer 2 ERS 8600 Core Configuration using CLI

Lab 7: ERS 5500 Edge Configuration

Lab 8: SLPP and VLACP Mechanism using ACLI

Lab 9: SLPP and VLACP Mechanism using CLI

Lab 10: VRRP and RSMLT Configuration - Layer 3 Resiliency using ACLI

Lab 11: VRRP and RSMLT Configuration - Layer 3 Resiliency using CLI

Who Should Attend


Network technicians who will be involved installing and configuring solutions based on Avaya ERS8000 core switches.

Follow-On Courses

Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 5 day

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