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Cisco IOS XR System Administration-IOSXR200

Learn how to perform various system administration duties using Cisco IOS XR Software in a typical network environment.

GK# 5653

Course Overview


This course covers the knowledge and skill sets required to perform various system administration duties using Cisco IOS XR Software in a typical network environment.


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What You'll Learn

  • Interpret log messages
  • Configure exception reporting and logging
  • Perform software installations
  • Configure AAA authentication
  • Configure secure domain routers
  • Configure the Network Time Protocol
  • Monitor system processes
  • Perform packet filtering
  • Configure Management Plane Protection


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Classroom Live Outline

1. Configuration File System Overview

2. Cisco IOS XR Software Installation

  • Examining the Software Packaging
  • Installing the Software
  • Recovering from a Software Installation

3. Secure Domain Routers

  • Examining an SDR
  • Physical Router
  • SDR Creation

4. AAA Security

  • AAA Fundamentals
  • Task-Based Security
  • Configuring a User Security Policy
  • Authentication with Remote Servers
  • AAA and the TACACS+ Server
  • Configuring AAA in Cisco IOS XR Software
  • Configuring the AAA Server
  • Configuring VTY User Authentication
  • TACACS+ Command Authorization
  • TACACS+ Command Accounting
  • AAA Troubleshooting
  • TACACS+Troubleshooting
  • RADIUS Troubleshooting

5. Network Time Synchronization

  • Network Time Synchronization Overview
  • Network Time Protocol


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Classroom Live Labs

Lab 1: Configuration File System

Lab 2: Software Installation: Pre-Installation Checks

Lab 3: Activating/Deactivating Software Packages

Lab 4: Configuring Non-Owner Secure Domain Router

Lab 5: Configuring User Security Policies

Lab 6: Configuring TACACS+ AAA Authentication on the Router

Lab 7: Accessing and Configuring the TACACS+ Server

Lab 8: Configuring TACACS+ Authentication for VTY Users

Lab 9: Enabling Command Accounting through the TACACS+ Server

Lab 10: Network Time Synchronization

Lab 11: Monitoring Processes

Lab 12: Monitoring a Routing Protocol Process Restart

Lab 13: Monitoring Memory

Lab 14: Configuring SNMP

Lab 15: Configuring Logging

Lab 16: Configuring IPv4 Filtering

Lab 17: Using ACLs for Troubleshooting

Lab 18: Implementing and Verifying uPRF

Lab 19: Configuring Management Plane Protection (MPP)


  • Completion of the Introduction to Cisco IOS XR (IOSXR100) training course (or equivalent hands-on experience configuring and supporting Cisco IOS XR–based routers)
  • Basic knowledge of the architecture and operations of Cisco IOS XR–based routers
  • Fundamental knowledge of Cisco IOS XR configuration and operation
  • Knowledge of general routing concepts
  • Experience working with command-line interface (CLI)-based network devices

Who Should Attend

  • Network professionals
  • Network operations center (NOC) personnel
  • Support staff who are involved with the system administration of Cisco routers running the Cisco IOS XR Software operating system

Follow-On Courses


This course can be purchased with Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs).

Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 3 day

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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