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Cisco Elastic Services Controller (ESC300)

( Duration: 1 Day )

The Cisco Elastic Services Controller (ESC300) training course teaches to install and maintain Cisco Elastic Services Controller (ESC) in OpenStack and VMware environments, and how to integrate Cisco ESC with Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO). You will also learn to deploy and configure new Virtual Network Functions (VNFs).

By attending Cisco Elastic Services Controller (ESC300) workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Describe the Cisco ESC architecture and the VNF lifecycle
  • Explain how to install and maintain Cisco ESC in an OpenStack or VMware environment
  • Explain how to manage VM resources in Cisco ESC
  • Explain how to deploy and configure new VNFs
  • Explain how to monitor, scale, and heal VNFs
  • Describe Cisco ESC integration with Cisco NSO and how to create a VNF solution

  • Basic knowledge of the command line of UNIX-like operating systems
  • Basic knowledge of Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF)
  • Basic knowledge of OpenStack
  • Basic knowledge of Yet Another Next Generation (YANG) data modelling
  • Basic knowledge of Python or Java software development

The Cisco Elastic Services Controller (ESC300) class is ideal for:

  • System installers
  • System integrators
  • System administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Solutions designers



Cisco ESC Architecture

  • Cisco ESC Architecture in the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Management and Orchestration (MANO) Framework
  • VNF Lifecycle in Cisco ESC

Cisco ESC Installation and Upgrade

  • Cisco ESC Installation on OpenStack
  • Cisco ESC Upgrade on OpenStack
  • Cisco ESC High Availability on OpenStack
  • Cisco ESC Installation on VMware and Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM)
  • Cisco ESC Post-Installation Tasks

Managing VM Resources in Cisco ESC

  • VM Resource Management Overview
  • Managing Tenants
  • Managing Networks and Subnets
  • Managing Images and Flavors

Deploying and Configuring Virtual Network Functions

  • Deployment Data Model
  • Day-Zero Configuration
  • Placement Rules
  • Deploying VNFs in OpenStack
  • Deploying VNFs in VMware
  • Deployment Notifications

Monitoring, Scaling, and Healing Virtual Network Functions

  • Cisco ESC Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and Rules Data Model
  • Monitoring VNF Health and Healing
  • Monitoring VNF Load and Scaling
  • Custom Metrics and Actions
  • Dynamic Mapping
  • VNF Operations

Cisco ESC Integration

  • Cisco ESC Northbound APIs
  • Cisco NSO Integration
  • Virtual Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) VPN
  • Resource Manager
  • VM Management Service

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