Introduction to Cisco IOS XR- Virtual Delivery (IOSXR100-V)

Course Description

Introduction to Cisco IOS XR - Virtual (IOSXR100)

The Introduction to Cisco IOS XR - Virtual (IOSXR100) v1.0 course introduces you to the features and functions of the Cisco®Internetwork Operating System (IOS) XR Software operating system. You will learn the fundamental concepts on which the Cisco IOS® XR operating system is based, and basic operations for configuration, software, file system configuration, and monitoring. You will learn how to troubleshoot basic issues relating to process failures, frozen processes, and high CPU and memory consumption.

Through a combination of lecture and hands-on lab exercises, in Introduction to Cisco IOS XR - Virtual (IOSXR100), you will also gain an understanding of all major aspects of the IOS XR operating system, including the architecture, high-availability components, scalability features, switch fabric data path, basic software operations, configuration file overview, and working with error messages and core dumps.

Learning Objectives

  • Get acquainted with the highly available and highly secure Cisco IOS XR operating system
  • Prepare to work with Cisco IOS XR in a service provider network
  • Cisco IOS XR general architecture
  • Cisco IOS XR Command Line Interface(CLI)
  • Basic system configuration
  • How to trace the switch fabric data path
  • How to monitor the Cisco IOS XR system
  • Working within the Cisco IOS XR configuration file system
  • Interpreting Cisco IOS XR error messages and log file messages
  • Creating system core dumps


  • General routing concepts
  • Experience working with CLI-based network devices


  1. Hardware Discovery and Initial Configuration
  2. Reviewing the Configuration
  3. Route Processor Redundancy
  4. Verifying the Cisco IOS XR Switch Fabric Data Path
  5. Make and Test Configuration Changes
  6. Configuration Commit and Rollback
  7. Process Management
  8. Configuration File System
  9. System Monitoring
  10. Working with System Log Messages
  11. Core Dumps

Course Information

Length: 5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual

Max. Capacity: 12


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