Cisco Prime Optical Operation & Maintenance (PRIMEOPTICAL)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

This instructor-led Cisco Prime™ Optical Operation and Maintenance training teaches the skills necessary to operate the Cisco Prime Optical management application used to manage Cisco optical networks. Training course provides you with the knowledge to manage all Cisco optical network devices and addresses element management, including configuration; performance monitoring; inventory; security; fault management; reporting; system administration; and troubleshooting.

Who should attend

This course is a necessity for technicians responsible for setting up and operating the Cisco Prime Optical software including optical element management, configuration, performance monitoring, inventory, security, fault management and reporting. Targeted roles include:

  • System engineers
  • Network operations engineers
  • Channel partners, resellers and customers are welcome to attend


The knowledge and skills students should have before attending this course are as follows:

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Install and start the client software
  • Identify the major functionalities of the Cisco Prime and Cisco Prime Optical
  • Operate the Cisco Prime Optical
  • Add new Groups and Network Elements (NEs)
  • DWDM and TDM Circuit creation
  • CPT MPLS-TP tunnels and Pseudowire connections
  • Perform user administration
  • Perform NE security
  • Perform security management
  • Use the performance monitoring
  • Use the fault management
  • Perform alarm features
  • Perform general administration
  • Use reporting

Course Content

Cisco Prime Optical is Cisco's optical network management system used to manage all Cisco optical devices and high-end routers. The Cisco Prime Optical Operation and Maintenance course enables the students to use the Prime Optical network management system to manage a variety of Cisco optical devices. Working in small groups from two to three people, students complete a wide range of tasks covering many functionalities of the Prime Optical software. They start with the installation procedures of the client, followed by the management of the network elements and administration of Prime Optical software and users. The focus of the course is on the element management, including configuration, performance monitoring, inventory, security, fault management and reporting. Students gain an understanding of the primary components of Cisco Prime Optical and the underlying architecture; the Cisco Prime Optical user interface including the configuration of network elements and dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) circuits and paramters. User security and general administration of Cisco Prime Optical application is included. At the end the course covers system administration and a troubleshooting discussion.

Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 2 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Eastern Europe: 1,000.- €
Dates and Booking

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