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QOS-ICQS QOS - Implementing Cisco Quality of Service

Network Training Course Description:
This Authorized Cisco 5-day course gives you the knowledge and skillsrequired to design, implement, and troubleshoot Quality of Service (QoS) on anetwork. The course addresses the essential QoS technologies and applicationsfor both Service Provider and Enterprise networks. Successful implementation ofthe techniques taught in this course will have a dramatic impact on criticalnetwork application performance.
Network Training Course Duration:
Network Training Course Target Audience:
Network professionals interested in deploying state-of-the-art QoS techniques to support multimedia traffic would benefit from this course.
Network Training Course Prerequisite:
ICND or equivalent experience
Course Content:

  • 1. Introduction to IP QoS

    • Understanding the Need for QoS
    • Understanding QoS
    • Implementing QoS

  • 2. The Building Blocks of IP QoS

    • Identifying Models for Implementing QoS
    • The Integrated Services Model
    • The Differentiated Services Model
    • Identifying QoS Mechanisms
    • QoS in the Life of a Packet

  • 3. Introduction to Modular QoS CLI and AutoQoS

    • Modular QoS CLI
    • Cisco AutoQoS VoIP
    • Cisco AutoQoS Enterprise

  • 4. Classification and Marking

    • Understanding Classification and Marking
    • Using MQC for Classification
    • Using MQC for Class-Based Marking
    • Using NBAR for Classification
    • Configuring QoS Pre-Classify
    • Configuring QoS Policy Propagation Through BGP
    • Configuring LAN Classification and Marking

  • 5. Congestion Management

    • Introducing Queuing
    • Understanding Queuing Implementations
    • Configuring FIFO and WFQ
    • Configuring CBWFQ and LLQ
    • Configuring LAN Congestion Management

  • 6. Congestion Avoidance

    • Introducing Congestion Avoidance
    • RED
    • Configuring Class-Based Weighted RED
    • Configuring Explicit Congestion Notification

  • 7. 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

  • 8. Link Efficiency Mechanisms

    • Understanding Link Efficiency Mechanisms
    • Configuring Class-Based Header Compression
    • Configuring Link Fragmentation and Interleaving

  • 9. QoS Best Practices

    • Understanding Traffic Classification Best Practices
    • Deploying End-to-End QoS
    • Providing QoS for Security

  • 100% Enhanced Hands-On Labs

    Our QoS labs are based on real VoIP and data rather than on simulated traffic. Cisco IP phones are used for voice calls in the classroom.

  • Lab 1: QoS Lab Setup and Initialization

    Initial router and switch configuration; familiarization with the labenvironment.

  • Lab 2: Baseline QoS Measurement

    Network performance testing with and without application traffic loads.

  • Lab 3: Classification and Marking Using MQC

    Configure MQC classification using ACLs. Configure and monitor Class-BasedMarking.

  • Lab 4: Classification Using NBAR

    Configure NBAR protocol discovery. Configure MQC Classification via NBAR.

  • Lab 5: LAN-Based Packet Classification and Marking

    Configure Catalyst trust boundaries and COS-to-DSCP mapping. Configure MQCclassification and marking on Catalyst switch.

  • Lab 6: Configuring QoS Pre-Classify

    Configure QoS pre-classify on a router using a GRE tunnel. Monitor theoperation of QoS pre-classification.

  • Lab 7: Configuring Basic Queuing

    Configure FIFO queuing on WAN routers. Configure WFQ queuing on WAN routers.Measure and analyze network performance.

  • Lab 8: Configuring LLQ

    Configure LLQ on a WAN router to provide bandwidth and latency guarantees.Measure and analyze the results.

  • Lab 9: Queuing on Catalyst Switches

    Configure COS-to-queue mapping on the Catalyst 2950 switch. Configure andmonitor WRR queuing on the Catalyst 2950.

  • Lab 10: Configuring DSCP-Based WRED

    Configure and monitor DSCP-Based CB-WRED. Add Explicit CongestionNotification (ECN).

  • Lab 11: Configuring Class-Based Policing

    Configure CB-Policing and analyze the results.

  • Lab 12: Configuring Class-Based Shaping

    Configure CB-Shaping and analyze the results.

  • Lab 13: Configuring Class-Based Header Compression

    Configure and monitor Class-Based RTP header compression on a PPP WAN link.

  • Lab 14: Configuring LFI

    Configure and monitor link fragmentation and interleaving on a PPP WAN link.

  • Lab 15: Configuring QoS with AutoQoS for VoIP

    Configure AutoQoS on WAN routers and monitor the results. Configure AutoQoSon Catalyst access switches and monitor the results.

  • Lab 16: Exclusive - Auto QoS for the Enterprise (Optional)

    Use the Auto QoS for the Enterprise feature on Cisco routers to automaticallyconfigure QoS for data, voice, and video applications.

  • Lab 17: Exclusive - Catalyst Inline Power (Optional)

  • Lab 18: Clean Up