Cisco ONS Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) SONET Release 9.2 (SONET)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Transport Engineers
  • Managers who need a detailed understanding of SONET transport network components, interconnection, circuit building and maintenance


Knowledge of DS1, DS3, and SONET is useful, but not required.

Course Objectives

  • List and describe the major features of the Cisco ONS SONET products
  • Set up and use the PC to connect to the ONS SONET network
  • Provision the shelf for 1:1 and 1:N electrical protection Education Data Sheet
  • Provision the shelf for optical protection 1+1, path ring, and line ring
  • Create circuits at the DS3 and VT1.5 levels
  • Provision Ethernet ports and create circuits between Ethernet components
  • Provision the ADM-10G DWDM card and install circuits
  • Move circuits using the bridge-and-roll capability of Cisco SONET system

Course Content

This course will teach you about the Cisco ONS 15454, ONS 15600, ONS 15310-MA, and ONS 15310-CL as well as the SONET optical hierarchy OC-3, OC-12, OC-48, and OC-192. You will learn how DS-1 and DS-3 electrical signals are carried in the SONET optical links. Other topics covered in the course include Ethernet circuits at Layer 1 and Layer 2 using CE and ML cards, how to configure and build circuits through the ADM10G cards, electrical, Ethernet, and optical protection options, linear and ring topologies, circuit building, and troubleshooting. Each student team will have an ONS 15454, ONS 15600, ONS 15310-MA, and ONS-15310- CL to work with.

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: US$ 3,750.-
  • Switzerland: US$ 3,750.-
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 38 CLC
Dates and Booking

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course. Training date request