Training Courses

Data networks – detailed, LAN/WAN internetworking

 

Description
C code ESB codes
ESP2007 ESB1559AD
ESB1559BD

The course is designed for Telecom Network and System Administrators who will be responsible for managing and configuring network elements in the IP environments.

Participants:

  • Get an overview of the standardization
  • Learn the principles of the packetized communications
  • Learn the specifics of lower OSI layers
  • Learn addressing concepts
  • Learn most important functionalities of IP networks

Course duration

5 days

Contents
Layer 1- 4 of the OSI model

  • Discussion of the Ethernet standards, MAC sublayer and LLC sublayer,  MAC addresses, basic functionality of Ethernet LANs
  • The PPP encapsulation mechanisms and protocols of the PPP environment (LCP, PAP, CHAP, NCPs)

The network layer

The transport layer

Protocols of the application layer

New addressing concepts

  • Introduction to NAT, RSIP and introduction to IPnG

Remote Access

  • Concepts for the remote access to networks using PPP, RADIUS, L2TP
  • Introduction to ATM and Frame Relay networks and their use with data networks

Diffserv and MPLS

  • Introduction to Quality of Service in IP networks and to Diffserv and MPLS

Network solutions

  • Introduction to ADSL access systems and to solutions for broadband access
  • Introduction to the structure of an ISP

Introduction to Voice over IP

  • Discussion of H.323
  • Introduction to SIP
  • Introduction to MGCP/MEGACO
Prerequisites
Participants need to have the basic knowledge about telecommunications and telecommunications’ networks.

Protocol SIP

Description
IC code ESB codes
ITE0105 ESB1574AD
ESB1574BD

The course is designed for Telecom Network and System Administrators who will be responsible for managing and controlling the networks, traffic and troubleshoot the interconnection problems.

Participants:

  • Get an overview of the protocol
  • Learn the messages
  • Learn the specific SIP call-flows
  • Learn how to read and understand the SIP messages
  • Learn how to collect data from SIP connections and do the basic troubleshooting

Course duration

  • 1 day
Contents
SIP protocol

  • What is SIP?
  • SIP architecture
  • Protocol entities
  • SIP messages
  • SIP transaction, dialog, session
  • Authentication
  • SIP and SDP (offer/answer model)
  • SIP protocol extensions (Early media, Session timer, INFO, DTMF, fax …)
  • Telephony services (hold, transfer, CLIP/CLIR)
  • Supplementary services
  • SIP protocol in the internet networks

SIP interfaces

  • SIP UNI
  • SIP NNI
  • SIP-T, SIP I

Troubleshooting

  • Tools (Wireshark, snoop, SSH clients (putty, WinSCP), x-win systems)
  • Traces, log-files
  • Exercises and work on traces of actual connections (successful and unsuccessful)
Prerequisites
Participants need to have the basic telecommunication knowledge and a good understanding of IP networks.

ESPOD Integrated Call Server (iCS) – Operation, administration and maintenance

Description
IC code ESB codes
SLS0012 ESB1570AA
ESB1570BA

This course is aimed at the participants, who work on operational and administrational tasks on ESPOD integrated Call Server (iCS). In the course participants:

  • Get to know the system and understand its architecture
  • Learn how to set up the system
  • Learn the system functionalities
  • Learn how to operate the system
  • Learn how to administer the system and its functionalities
  • Learn basic troubleshooting steps

Course duration

  • 15 days
Contents
System overview

  • General on the MLC module
  • Description of plug-in boards (CLC, etc.)

SW structure

MN Config

  • DB, NewEra, MN Login

Supported protocols and network interfaces

SW and working quality

Connection of new subscribers

Preparation for the local routing

Use of the supplementary services

Use of the system services

Preparation of statistical reports

Collection of tariff data

Administration

  • SSN7
  • CAS
  • SIP-T

Global routing

  • Prefixes, destinations, trunks, trunk groups

Administration of tariff data

Administration VoXML

Maintenance procedures

Practical work and discussion

Prerequisites
Participants need to have a good knowledge on classical TDM telephony, which means that they know and understand common telecommunication interfaces (analog and digital), signalings (analog and digital) and functionalities. Furthermore, they need to know the principles of NGN telephony, including basics of packet data transfer, IP networks and SIP protocol.

VDSL2 Access – Operation, administration and maintenance

Description
IC code ESB codes
SSP2302 ESB1588AA
ESB1588BA

This course is aimed at the participants, who work on operational and administrational tasks on ESPOD Multiple Services Access Node (MSAN). The course focuses on the latest  version and its two main components:

  • Ethernet Switch
  • VDSL2 access blade

During the course participants:

  • Learn how to set up the Ethernet Switch
  • Learn how to set up the VDSL2 access blade
  • Learn how to operate the system
  • Learn basic troubleshooting steps

Course duration

  • 5 days
Contents
Introduction

  • About Lumia
  • Possible ES usages

Ethernet Switch

  • Product description
  • Shelves and typical configurations

VDSL2 access blade

  • Product description
  • Typical configurations

Installation procedures

  • Possible ways of SW installation on the network element
  • New SW installation / SW upgrade
  • Entry of the new node in MN
  • Using the ACS option
  • Using the RS232 interface on PC’s
  • Using Ethernet interface for communication
  • Installation of SW on NE
  • Preparing the data export to MN
  • Handling the synchronisation and display of alarms

Configuration methods

  • Configuration via CLI
  • Setting up the CLI connection
  • Configuring Ethernet Switch ports
  • Configuring VDSL ports
  • Using VLAN networks (Mode, C-VLAN, S-VLAN, Q-in-Q)
  • Using Multicast protocol (IGMP Snooping, Snooping with suppression, CAC)
  • Using DHCP RA, PPPoE IA
  • Deploying QoS
  • Traffic filtering and traffic control (ACL, Storm Control)
  • Diagnostics and troubleshooting

Maintenance procedures

  • Regular maintenance procedures
  • Making the data back-up copy

Prerequisites
Participants need to have the basic knowledge about modern (NGN) telecommunications. A deep knowledge of IP networks and packet data transmission is required with special focus on layers 1, 2 and 3 of OSI layer architecture.

Understanding of Ethernet and DSL technology is beneficial.

MSAN – Operation, administration and maintenance

Description
IC code ESB codes
SSP2006 ESB1559AC
ESB1559BC

This course is aimed at the participants, who work on operational and administrational tasks on ESPOD Multiple Services Access Node (MSAN). The course deals with the complete MSAN configuration, including Ethernet switch and POTS, ADSL2+, VDSL2, optical and Wimax access.

In the course participants:

  • Get to know the MEA shelf
  • Learn how to set up the Ethernet Switch
  • Learn how to set up each of existing access blades
  • Learn how to operate the system
  • Learn basic troubleshooting steps

Course duration

  • 10 days

 

Contents
Ethernet and xDSL technology

HW design (boards and shelves/chassis description); SW design

Ethernet switch:

  • Basic administration
  • Equipping Ethernet links
  • Administration of VLANs, STP (RSTP), IGMP, L ACP

POTS

  • SW design
  • Supported protocols and performance features
  • Defining MGCP/Megaco parameters, profiles on ports, QoS

ADSL2+:

  • SW design
  • Supported protocols and performance features
  • Administration of the ADSL2+ profile, ATM profile, VLANs, QoS
  • Preparing a new ethernet interface

VDSL2:

  • SW design
  • Supported protocols and performance features
  • Administration of the VDSL2 profile, VLANs, QoS

Optical board:

  • SW design
  • Supported protocols and performance features
  • Traffic restriction on interfaces, administration of VLANs, QoS

Wimax

  • SW design
  • Supported protocols and performance features
  • Administration of the radio interface, VLAN, QoS
Prerequisites
Participants need to have the basic knowledge about modern (NGN) telecommunications. A deep knowledge of IP networks and packet data transmission is required with special focus on layers 1, 2 and 3 of OSI layer architecture.

Understanding of Ethernet, DSL and WiMAX technology is beneficial.

WiMAX Core – Operation, Administration and Maintenance

Description
IC code ESB codes
SWL0001 ESB1591AA
ESB1591BA

This course is aimed at the participants, who work on operational and administrational tasks on ESPOD WiMAX equipment – in this case the s.c fixed WiMAX. In the course participants:

  • Get to know the system and understand its architecture
  • Learn how to set up the system
  • Learn the system functionalities
  • Learn how to operate the system
  • Learn how to administer the system and its functionalities
  • Learn basic troubleshooting steps

Course duration

  • 5 days
Contents
WiMAX Base Station commissioning, configuring and maintenance

  • Introducing WiMAX Base Stations
  • System Description
  • Basic connections between the Base Station system elements
  • General Installation Guidelines
  • IDU installation
  • ODU Installation
  • IDU-ODU Connection
  • Base Station antenna installation
  • GPS unit installation
  • Instalation of SS
  • Power-on the Base Station
  • Base Station commissioning and configuring
  • Logging to BS
  • CLI commands
  • Going through basic configuration, running-config
  • EMS (Element Management System)
  • Maintenance of the Base Station
  • Technical Specifications
  • WiMAX BS

Network Management System/ Provisioning

  • WiMAX NMS
  • NMS installation
  • NMS configuration
  • NMS integration
  • NMS features
  • WiMAX Integration,monitoring and provisioning
  • Installation of NMS/PS
  • Administration of NMS/PS
  • Provisioning
  • Provisioning and management of Subscriber Stations
  • QoS Profiles
  • ACL Profiles
  • Provision Status
  • Type of Service Profiles
  • Provisioning status and history
  • Alarms and statistics
  • NMS troubleshooting

WiMAX Subscriber Stations commissioning and configuring

WiMAX operations:

  • SS configuration, CLI & web
  • SS connectivity
  • SS provisioning
  • CPE connectivity
  • SS Monitoring
  • RF performance
  • QoS tests
  • WiMAX SS
Prerequisites
Participants need to have the basic telecommunication knowledge and a good understanding of IP networks.