Implementing CiscoWorks LMS 4.2 v4.2

Course information
Price: Please Call
Day(s): 5
Course Code: CWLMS
GTC: 34 Incl. VAT
CLC: 29 Excl. VAT
Version: 4.2
Delivery Method: Company Event

Overview

This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge required to manage their network using the CiscoWorks\Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution (LMS). The focus is on finding the correct tools within CiscoWorks to document the network inventory, manage device configurations, control software updates, monitor performance, troubleshoot faults, and simplify the deployment of new Cisco technologies.

The Labs for this course are based on Cisco Prime LMS 4.2

Pre-Requisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Knowledge of basic Cisco IOS configuration, TCP/IP, routing and switching, Microsoft Windows, and Internet browser navigation. CCNA recommended ( ICND1 and ICND2 or CCNABC)

Content

Introduction to CiscoWorks LMS 4.0

  • Defining Network Management
  • Exploring the Network Management Process
  • Introducing CiscoWorks LMS 4.0

Getting Started

  • Installing CiscoWorks LMS 4.0
  • Logging into CiscoWorks LMS 4.0
  • Using the Getting Started Workflow

My Menu

  • Understanding My Menu
  • Managing Dashboards, Portlets, and Portal Layout

Inventory Management

  • Collecting Inventory and End User Information
  • Performing Device AdministrationPerforming Device Administration
  • Viewing and Creating Inventory, User Tracking, and Switch Port Reports
  • Using Inventory Tools

Configuration and Software Management

  • Managing the Configuration Archive
  • Verifying Configuration Compliance
  • Using Configuration Tools
  • Using Configuration Workflows

Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Visualizing the Network with Topology Services
  • Monitoring Network Performance
  • Monitoring Network Response Time
  • Monitoring Syslog Messages
  • Monitoring Network Faults
  • Using Troubleshooting Tools

CiscoWorks LMS Work Centers

  • Using the Smart Install Work Center
  • Using the Identity Work Center
  • Using the Auto Smartports Work Center
  • Using the EnergyWise Work Center

CiscoWorks LMS Administration

  • Using the Trust Management Menu
  • Managing Collection Settings
  • Performing Network Administration Tasks
  • Performing System Administration Tasks
  • Performing Other Administrative Tasks

Labs:

  • Lab 1: Getting Started with LMS 4.2
  • Lab 2: Device Credential Repository
  • Lab 3: LMS Portal and My Menu
  • Lab 4: Inventory Collection and Reports
  • Lab 5: End User Tracking
  • Lab 6: CiscoView, MiniRMON, Device Center, and SmartCase
  • Lab 7: Configure Archive
  • Lab 8: Config Editor, NetConfig, and Template Center
  • Lab 9: Software I Management
  • Lab 10: VLAN Management
  • Lab 11: Topology Services
  • Lab 12: Health and Utilization Monitoring
  • Lab 13: Monitoring Network Response Time
  • Lab 14: Syslog Analysis and Change Audit
  • Lab 15: Device Fault Manager
  • Lab 16: NetShow and Troubleshooting
  • Lab 17: Smart Install Work Center
  • Lab 18: TrustSec Work Center
  • Lab 19: Auto Smartports Work Center
  • Lab 20: EnergyWise Work Center
  • Lab 21: System Maintenance

Objectives

After you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Automate the inventory collection process and produce detailed reports
  • Simultaneously deploy consistent configuration and operating system updates to multiple devices across your network
  • Automatically maintain a historical archive of the configurations on all of your Cisco devices as the configurations change over time
  • Build a library of Cisco operating systems and update the operating systems running on your Cisco devices
  • Verify configuration compliance across the Cisco devices in your network
  • Archive and report on configuration change history
  • Visualize the topology of your network, including links between Cisco devices and Layer 2 spanning tree topologies
  • Monitor and troubleshoot network performance and faults including latency and jitter tests
  • Utilize the latest Cisco Prime Work Centers: Smart Install, TrustSec, Auto Smartports, and EnergyWise
  • Maintain your Cisco Prime LMS server and optimize its administrative settings

Target Audience

This course is aimed at Network Administrators, Network Managers, Network Designers, Engineers and System Engineers involved in the management of the network.

Certification

Recommended preparation for exam(s):

  • There is currently no exam associated to this course

Follow on Courses

The following courses are recommended for further study:

  • WMNGI - Managing Cisco Wireless LANs with Cisco Prime NCS

Company Event Schedule

Looking for onsite training?

We can deliver standard or tailored courses to your requirements to be delivered as closed company events at your location or ours, whichever suits you and your employees.

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