Building Service-Aware Networks
15%
off

Building Service-Aware Networks : The Next-Generation WAN/MAN

By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 10 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

Building Service-Aware Networks The Next-Generation WAN/MAN Muhammad Afaq Khan, CCIE (R) No. 9070 A thorough introduction to the ASR 1000 series router Building Service-Aware Networks is the insider's guide to the next-generation Aggregation Services Router (ASR) 1000. Authored by a leading Cisco (R) expert, this book offers practical, hands-on coverage for the entire system lifecycle, including planning, setup and configuration, migration, and day-to-day management. Muhammad Afaq Khan systematically introduces the ASR 1000's evolved architecture, showing how the ASR 1000 can deliver major performance and availability improvements in tomorrow's complex, collaborative, mobile, and converged network environments. Then, to help you plan your network deployments more effectively, the author walks you through realistic deploy-ment scenarios for IP routing, IP services, WAN optimization services, security services, and unified communications. He presents a wide variety of realistic, easy-to-adapt configuration examples for enterprise and provider inetworks, including everything from command-line interface (CLI) snippets to best practices for troubleshooting. Understand tomorrow's enterprise business requirements, the demand they create for routing infrastructure, and how the ASR 1000 meets them Leverage the ASR 1000's revolutionary system architecture to dramatically improve performance and availability Select and qualify an enterprise edge platform for next-generation WANs Understand ASR 1000 series architecture, hardware, software, packaging, licensing, and releases Perform initial ASR 1000 setup and configuration Implement In Service Software Upgrades (ISSU) Size routers for enterprise and carrier environments Consolidate multiple applications, platforms, and functions onto the ASR 1000 Troubleshoot ASR 1000 common system error messages, step by step This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press (R), which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers. Category: Networking Covers: Routing and Switchingshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 186 x 230 x 20mm | 639.99g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 1587143798
  • 9781587143793

Back cover copy

Building Service-Aware Networks The Next-Generation WAN/MAN Muhammad Afaq Khan, CCIE(R) No. 9070 A thorough introduction to the ASR 1000 series router "Building Service-Aware Networks" is the insider's guide to the next-generation Aggregation Services Router (ASR) 1000. Authored by a leading Cisco(R) expert, this book offers practical, hands-on coverage for the entire system lifecycle, including planning, setup and configuration, migration, and day-to-day management. Muhammad Afaq Khan systematically introduces the ASR 1000's evolved architecture, showing how the ASR 1000 can deliver major performance and availability improvements in tomorrow's complex, collaborative, mobile, and converged network environments. Then, to help you plan your network deployments more effectively, the author walks you through realistic deploy-ment scenarios for IP routing, IP services, WAN optimization services, security services, and unified communications. He presents a wide variety of realistic, easy-to-adapt configuration examples for enterprise and provider inetworks, including everything from command-line interface (CLI) snippets to best practices for troubleshooting. Understand tomorrow's enterprise business requirements, the demand they create for routing infrastructure, and how the ASR 1000 meets them Leverage the ASR 1000's revolutionary system architecture to dramatically improve performance and availability Select and qualify an enterprise edge platform for next-generation WANs Understand ASR 1000 series architecture, hardware, software, packaging, licensing, and releases Perform initial ASR 1000 setup and configuration Implement In Service Software Upgrades (ISSU) Size routers for enterprise and carrier environments Consolidate multiple applications, platforms, and functions onto the ASR 1000 Troubleshoot ASR 1000 common system error messages, step by step "This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press(R), which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers." Category: Networking Covers: Routing and Switchingshow more

About Muhammad Afaq Khan

Muhammad Afaq Khan, CCIE No. 9070, attended the NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan, where he earned his bachelor's degree in computer systems. After finishing at NEDUET, Afaq worked for various start-ups as a C/C++/Web programmer. From 2001 to date, Afaq has been with Cisco both in post-sales technical support and technical/product marketing roles. Currently, Afaq works as a senior technical marketing engineer for the Cisco Edge Routing Business Unit, focusing on both inbound and outbound marketing for Cisco ASR 1000 series routers. Afaq is also a sought-after speaker at the Cisco WW Networkers event and many other similar technical seminars. He holds three CCIEs in the areas of routing, security, and service provider technologies. He also holds multiple patents in the area of computer networking. Afaq lives with his wife and son in Santa Clara, California.show more

Table of contents

Introduction Part I Overview of WAN Architectures Chapter 1 Introduction to WAN Architectures Introduction to WAN Solutions Branch/Private WAN Aggregation Role Basic Feature Requirements Basic Service Level Agreement Requirements Internet Edge Role Basic Feature Requirements Data Center Interconnect Basic Feature Requirements Large Branch WAN Summary Review Questions Answers Further Reading Chapter 2 Next-Generation WAN Architectures The Evolution of Next-Generation WAN Architectures Business Drivers Behind WAN Evolution Service Awareness and Integration Infrastructure Consolidation Segmentation/Virtualization Security and Reliability Bandwidth Commoditization Carbon Footprint Reduction Regulatory Compliance Time to Adoption Mean Time to Understanding and Troubleshooting How the Changing Business Requirements Relate to Network Infrastructure Summary Review Questions Answers Further Reading References Chapter 3 Selecting and Qualifying Enterprise Edge Platforms for Next-Generation WANs Essential Attributes of an Enterprise Edge Platform Carrier-Class Routing True Services Integration Robust In-Built Quality of Service Flexible System Architecture Feature Velocity Common Sharing and Sparing for Investment Protection Interface Diversity and Density Power and Space Friendly Industry Standard Compliance Qualifying the Enterprise WAN/MAN Edge Platform Anatomy of a Test Plan Test Scope and Objective Test Setup and Topology Test Resources Test Approach and Methodology Test Entry and Exit Criteria Test Schedule Test Results Reporting Test Case Details Summary Chapter Review Questions Answers Further Reading Chapter 4 Sizing Up a Router What to Look for When Choosing a Router Metrics for Benchmarking a Router Routing-Plane Performance and Scale Data-Plane Performance and Scale Summary Chapter Review Questions Answers Further Reading Part II ASR 1000 System Hardware, Software, and Configuration Chapter 5 System Overview and Carrier-Class Attributes Introduction to ASR 1000 Series Routers ASR 1000 Carrier-Class Attributes Availability Reliability Scalability Quality of Service ROI and Investment Protection ASR 1000 Applications ASR 1000 Enterprise WAN Aggregation Enterprise Internet Gateway Enterprise Security Headend (Branch and Remote User Aggregation) Service Provider Layer 3 VPN Service Provider Layer 2 VPN Broadband Aggregation, Including FTTH and DSL LNS, LAC, and PTA High-End Customer Premises Equipment Reinventing Enterprise Routing with the ASR 1000 Cisco QuantumFlow Processor and Embedded Services True Carrier-Class Routing Chassis Design and Modularity Operating System Modularity In-Service Software Upgrade Separation of Planes Dealing with Oversubscription Integrated QoS BITS Reference Clock Nonstop Router Management Breadth and Diversity of LAN/WAN Interfaces Introducing ASR 1000 System Hardware Components Chassis Options Chassis Slots Naming and Numbering Route Processor Embedded Service Processor SPA Interface Processor Introducing ASR 1000 Software Components IOS XE RP Software ESP Software SIP Software IOSD and Linux Kernel System ROMMON Basic Partitioning of the ASR 1000 System Routing Plane Data Plane Input/Output Plane Introduction to ASR 1000 System Redundancy and Modularity Summary Chapter Review Questions Answers Further Reading Chapter 6 Cisco ASR 1000 Series Router Hardware and Software Details Route Processor Overview Route Processor Functional Elements Front Panel CPU, DRAM, Bootflash, Hard Disk Drive, and Interconnect Application-Specific Integrated Circuits RP Initialization RP Packet Handling Hardware-Assisted Control-Plane Protection Legacy Protocol Traffic ESP Overview ESP Functional Elements ESP Initialization ESP Packet Handling ESP and Crypto Engine SPA Interface Processor Overview High-Level System Software Architecture RP Software Details RP Chassis Manager RP Forwarding Manager RP Interface Manager ESP Software Details QFP Software ESP Forwarding Manager ESP Chassis Manager SIP Software Details SIP Chassis Manager SIP Interface Manager SPA Drivers Day in the Life of a Packet Ingress Processing Arrival Processing Egress Processing Summary Review Questions Answers Further Reading Chapter 7 Cisco IOS XE Software Packaging, Releases, and Licensing Cisco IOS XE Software Overview Cisco IOS XE Software Packaging Software Redundancy Cisco IOS XE Software Releases Cisco IOS XE Software Licensing Summary Review Questions Answers Further Reading Chapter 8 Cisco ASR 1000 Initial Setup and Configuration Booting the ASR 1000 Initial Cisco ASR 1000 Configuration Understanding the Cisco ASR 1000 File System Structure Summary Chapter Review Questions Answers Further Reading Chapter 9 In-Service Software Upgrade and Software Modularity Why ISSU Is Needed Operational Benefits Business Benefits ASR 1000 ISSU Details A Consolidated Package ISSU on a Fully Redundant 6RU ISSU on 6RU System (with Dual RP and ESP) for IOSD Using Legacy issu Commands Subpackage ISSU on a Fully Redundant 6RU Upgrading SIP/SPA Subpackages Upgrading the RP-Specific Subpackages on the Active RP Upgrading the ESP Subpackage on the Standby RP (Formerly Active) Running Dual IOSD on a 2 or 4RU System Summary Chapter Review Questions Answers Further Reading Part III System Management and Troubleshooting Chapter 10 Using the ASR 1000 Embedded Graphical User Interface Introduction to the ASR 1000 Web GUI Configuring the ASR 1000 GUI Common Usage Examples Summary Review Questions Answers Further Reading Chapter 11 Understanding ASR 1000 System Troubleshooting and Error Messages Troubleshooting Methodology ASR 1000-Specific Troubleshooting Commands Troubleshooting System Hardware and Software Displaying the Overall Processor and Memory Utilization on an ASR 1000 System Displaying IPv4-Related Drops for the Active QFP Displaying Overall QFP Memory Statistics for IRAM, DRAM, and SRAM Usage Displaying QFP Memory Statistics on a Per-IOS Feature and Internal-Usage Basis Tracking Control CPU Usage from the Linux Shell Tracking a Command Output Repeatedly Using the monitor Command Displaying the Status of Front-Panel LEDs Using the show platform hardware Command Displaying the Status of SPAs in a SIP Displaying Statistics for a Slot or SIP Displaying Drop Statistics for All Interfaces in the System Displaying the Interface-Level FIA for Both the Ingress and Egress Feature Set Displaying System Components Such as RP, ESP, and SIP Insertion and Uptime Displaying QFP PPE Utilization Information Useful debug Commands Troubleshooting IOS Features via Platform-Specific Commands Common System Error Messages Message: "Warning: Filesystem Is Not Clean" During RP Boot Message: "%IOSXE-7-PLATFORM: F0: sntp: Resetting on Error x > y" Message: "%ASR1000_PEM-3-PEMFAIL: The PEM in Slot 0 Is Switched Off or Encountering a Failure Condition" Summary Review Questions Answers Further Reading Part IV ASR 1000-Bringing Innovative Solutions to the Routing Industry Chapter 12 IP Routing Use Cases Introduction to the Scalable and Modular Control Plane on the ASR 1000 NSF/SSO, NSR, Graceful Restart to Ensure Robust Routing Use Case: Achieving High Availability Using NSF/SSO Packet Capture Using Encapsulated Remote SPAN Use Case: Ethernet Frame Capture and Transport Across a Layer 3 Cloud Achieving Segmentation Using MPLS over GRE and MPLS VPNs over GRE Solutions Use Case: Self-Managed MPLS and Enterprise Private WAN Segmentation Scalable v4/VPNv4 Route Reflector Use Case: Route Reflection Scalable and Flexible Internet Edge Use Case: Internet Gateway/Edge Router Scalable Data Center Interconnect Use Case: Encrypting Traffic over an EoMPLS Psuedowire at Layer 2 Using TrustSec Summary Chapter Review Questions Answers Further Reading Chapter 13 IP Services Use Cases Introduction to IOS IP Services on the ASR 1000 Scalable In-Built QoS Using QFP's Traffic Manager Ingress SIP Buffering Traffic Manager Packet Buffering Unicast Packets Multicast Packets Punt Packet Egress SIP Buffering ESP Interconnect Scheduler Default Behavior (Aggregating All SIP Traffic) ASR 1000 Traffic Manager Priority Queues Scalable Hierarchical QoS and Metro-E Use Case Scalable IPv4 and IPv6 Multicast Acceleration Using Cisco QuantumFlow Processor Multicast High Availability on the ASR 1000 Multicast Replication on the ESP Scalable In-Built Multigigabit NAT High-Speed Logging Using NetFlow v9 Format for NAT and Firewall Scalable In-Built Multigigabit NBAR and FPM Summary Chapter Review Questions Answers Further Reading Chapter 14 Security Services Use Cases Introduction to IOS Security Services on the Cisco ASR 1000 Secure Connectivity Solutions Introduction to IPsec Solutions on the Cisco ASR 1000 IPsec Packet Flow (Ingress) IPsec Packet Flow (Egress) IPsec High-Availability Considerations IPsec and Interaction with IP Multicast Scalable Encryption with QoS Before/After Crypto Engine Scalable DMVPN Hub and Spoke Scalable GETVPN Group Member for Data Center and Large Branch Solutions Cisco ASR 1000 GETVPN Solution Benefits Cisco ASR 1000 GETVPN Solution Architecture Overview GETVPN Configuration Overview Cisco ASR 1000 Memory, Performance, and Scaling Caveats and Limitations Cisco ASR 1000 GETVPN Deployment Models Troubleshooting GETVPN on Cisco ASR 1000 Integrated Threat Control Solutions Introduction to Threat Control Solutions on the ASR 1000 Using In-Built Firewall High Availability IOS Firewall Zone/Zone Pair Scale Scalable Multigigabit Router Firewall at the Internet Edge: Use Case Summary Chapter Review Questions Answers Further Reading Chapter 15 WAN Optimization Services Use Cases Introduction to WAN Optimization Solutions on the Cisco ASR 1000 Using WCCPv2 for Web Caching Interaction of WCCPv2 with Other IOS Features WAN Optimization Through WAAS Integration Campus WAN Headend Deployment Branch Deployment WAN Headend and IronPort's WSA Appliance Troubleshooting WCCPv2 on Cisco ASR 1000 Voice Header Compression Using Cisco IOS cRTP Chapter Review Questions Answers Further Reading Chapter 16 Unified Communications Services Use Cases Introduction to Unified WAN Solutions on Cisco ASR 1000 Using Integrated CUBE CUBE (SP) Deployment Scenarios SP-to-SP Peering SP-to-Managed Enterprise and Residential SIP Trunking Business-to-Business Telepresence Troubleshooting CUBE Using the WebEx Node Services Module WebEx Node Deployment Architecture Deployment Considerations Installation Steps Summary Review Questions Answers Further Reading 9781587057885 TOC 8/19/2009show more