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Nokia Quality of Service

Course number: 3FL30639AAAAZZZZA
Course duration: 4 days
Price: $3,125 US

Course overview

The Nokia Quality of Service course presents the most relevant quality of service (QoS) concepts and provides students with the key knowledge required to deploy a QoS-enabled network. The course introduces the key QoS performance metrics and explains the main functions needed to ensure that different traffic flows receive the required treatment. The QoS functions of traffic classification, policing, shaping, scheduling, and marking are explained in detail and are reinforced through hands-on lab exercises, which help students practice how to implement QoS in a Nokia Service Router network. All use cases and lab exercises are based on the model-driven command-line interface (MD-CLI).

Course objectives

After completing the course, students should be able to:

  • Business drivers for QoS
  • Parallelization of traffic stream processing as the foundation of QoS
  • Classification, policing, shaping, scheduling, and marking as the core QoS components
  • Criteria that can be used to classify packets at service and network points
  • The two most common resource-allocation and rate-limiting techniques: shaping and policing
  • Traffic metering using token buckets
  • Using queues as shapers
  • Using token-bucket policers
  • Buffer pool allocation for access, network, and hybrid ports
  • Weighted random early discard (WRED) as a technique to avoid congestion
  • Queue-groups and traffic redirection
  • Hierarchical bandwidth allocation: class fair hierarchical policing (CFHP), hierarchical scheduling (H-QoS), and egress port scheduling
  • Using marking to ensure a consistent treatment of data packets across the network
  • Marking of customer packet headers vs. marking of encapsulated packets

Course modules

Module 1 – Introduction to QoS

  • Traffic Characteristics and Requirements
  • The QoS Mission Statement
  • IntServ and DiffServ QoS Models
  • Limiting the Rate of  Customer Traffic
  • QoS on the Nokia 7750 SR

Module 2 – Traffic Classification

  • QoS-Related Packet Header Fields
  • Configuration of Traffic Classification on SAP-Ingress
  • Precedence for the Different SAP-Ingress Classification Match Criteria
  • Configuration of Traffic Classification on Network Ingress
  • Precedence of the Different Network Classification Match Criteria
  • Default Network Policy
  • Egress Traffic Classification

Module 3 – Queues and Policers

  • Traffic Metering Using Token Buckets
  • Using Queues as Shapers
  • Default Scheduler
  • Using the Fair Information Rate (FIR) to Create Additional Scheduling Priorities
  • Creating Queues and Directing Traffic to Them on SAP Ingress, SAP Egress and Network Interfaces
  • Priority Mode Queues vs. Profile Mode Queues
  • Using Policers
  • Creating Policers and Directing Traffic to Them on SAP Ingress and Egress
  • Policer in Profile Capped Mode
  • SAP and Network Queues vs. Hardware Queues
  • Buffer Pool Allocation
  • Configuring Buffer Pool Allocation
  • Weighted Random Early Discard (WRED)
  • Configuring and Applying Slope Policies
  • Queue Groups and Traffic Redirection
  • Creating Queue Groups
  • Redirecting SAP Traffic to Queue Groups
  • Redirecting Network Traffic to Queue Groups

Module 4 – Hierarchical Bandwidth Allocation

  • Introduction
  • Class Fair Hierarchical Policing (CFHP)
  • Enabling CFHP for SAP Policers
  • Enabling CFHP for Queue-Group Policers
  • Hierarchical Scheduling (H-QoS)
  • Enabling Hierarchical Scheduling for SAP Queues and Policers
  • Enabling Hierarchical Scheduling for Queue Groups
  • Egress Port Scheduling
  • Enabling Egress Port Scheduling for Standalone SAP Queues and Policers
  • Enabling Egress Port Scheduling for SAP Queues and Policers using H-QoS
  • Enabling Egress Port Scheduling for Network Queues
  • Enabling Egress Port Scheduling for Queue Groups

Module 5 – Marking and Remarking

  • Introduction
  • Marking and Remarking of Encapsulated Packets
  • Marking and Remarking of Customer Packet Headers in a Layer-2 Service, in a VPRN Service and in an IES Service

Schedule and registration


Nokia Quality of Service

Price for this course is $3125 (USD) per seat

Duration: 4 days (9 am - 4 pm)

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