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Cisco Device Management

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Managing network devices for a service provider involves a great many protocols. These protocols include SNMP, SYSLOG, and NetFlow. Knowing how each of these protocols plays into the facilitation of network administration is important because each fulfills a different requirement. This course covers technologies used in the management and discovery of networks. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks Part 1 exam (640-875 SPNGN1). This exam counts toward the CCNA Service Provider certification.

Target Audience
This course is targeted at networking engineers who must interface with Cisco IOS, IOS XR and IOS XE devices. Additionally, those who have a need to understand technologies used in the service provider realm will benefit.


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Cisco Device Management

  • start the course
  • describe network management in the Cisco IP NGN architecture
  • describe Cisco Discovery Protocol
  • use CDP to collect information
  • tune CDP configuration
  • describe components of Simple Network Management Protocol
  • describe MIBs and OIDs for data collection in SNMP
  • configure basic SNMP settings on Cisco IOS XR
  • describe system message logging
  • describe the Syslog message format
  • configure Syslog on Cisco IOS and IOS XR
  • describe the purpose of NetFlow
  • to manage devices in Cisco by viewing information and understanding the roles of network protocols
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