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Cisco ASR 5000 Comprehensive Four-Day Technical Training PDSN and HA (PDSNHA4D)


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Course Schedule

  • 4 Days Course
    Mobile Internet Technology

    Classroom + Online

    Course Details


    The Cisco ASR 5000 Comprehensive Four-Day Technical Training, PDSN/HA Version 12.2 instructor-led course offered by Learning Services provides detailed instruction on how to manage, monitor, configure, and administer the Cisco® ASR 5000 to function as a packet data serving node (PDSN) and/or home agent (HA) in a Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) 2000 network environment. This course also provides supervised, hands-on training for performing basic diagnostics and troubleshooting of the PDSN and HA network functions.


    Upon completion of this course, you should have a thorough understanding of the following aspects of the platform:

    • Use of the command line interface (CLI) to monitor mobile IP services
    • Context creation and management
    • File system management
    • Performing basic data service configuration for both simple IP and mobile IP network environments
    • Configuring and viewing system logging
    • Monitoring of the subscriber’s connection
    • Monitoring of protocols used in the subscriber’s connection
    • Viewing component LEDs using the CLI
    • Issuing CLI “show” commands to:
      • Verify configuration
      • Monitor system hardware and software status
    • Using Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) alarms

    At the completion of this course, all participants receive a certificate of completion.


    • Day 1: Morning Session
      • Registration (Refreshments and Introductions)
      • Discussion: Course Objectives and Schedule
      • Lesson 1: Getting Started with 3G on the ASR 5000
      • Lesson 2: Introduction to the CLI
      • Lesson 3: ASR 5000 Hardware Overview
      • Lunch
    • Day 1: Afternoon Session
    • Lesson 4: ASR 5000 Software Overview
    • Lesson 5: ASR 5500 Overview
    • Day 2: Morning Session
      • Review of Day One, Question and Answer Session
      • Lesson 6: File System Management
      • Lesson 7: Configuring Global System Parameters
      • Lesson 8: Terminology
      • Lunch
    •  Day 2: Afternoon Session
      • Lesson 9: Mobile IP Session Setup
      • Lesson 10: Configuration for Simple IP Support
      • Lesson 11: Configuration for Mobile IP Support
    • Day 3: Morning Session
      • Review of Day Two, Question and Answer Session
      • Lesson 11: Configuration for Mobile IP Support (continued)
      • Lesson 12: IP Pool Management
      • Lunch
    • Day 3: Afternoon Session
      • Lesson 13: Mobile IP Handoffs
      • Lesson 14: IP Routing on the ASR 5000
      • Lesson 15: Interchassis Session Recovery
    • Day 4: Morning Session
      • Lesson 16: Hardware Troubleshooting
      • Lesson 17: Software Troubleshooting
      • Lesson 18: Loggin
      • Lesson 19: Alarms and Traps
      • Lunch
    • Day 4: Afternoon Session
      • Lesson 20: Troubleshooting Exercises
    • Lab Outline
    • Lab 1: Command Line Interface Familiarization
    • Lab 2: Configuring PDSN Services
    • Lab 3: Configuring Mobile IP Services

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for participants from any of the following disciplines who are responsible for the planning, configuration, and management of the ASR 5000:

    • Network engineering
    • Network consulting
    • Customer support
    • Field engineering


    Following are the prerequisites for this course.

    • Participants must have a thorough understanding of IP routing, networking protocols, and a basic working knowledge of applicable UMTS network operation.