The Implementing Cisco Quality of Service (QOS) course provides delegates with in-depth knowledge of IP QoS requirements, conceptual models using Differentiated Services (DiffServ), Integrated Services (IntServ) and Best Effort (over provisioning) and the implementation of IP QoS on Cisco IOS switch and router platforms.
The curriculum covers the theory of IP QoS, design issues, and configuration of various QoS mechanisms to facilitate the creation of effective administrative policies providing QoS.
The course also gives delegates design and usage rules for various advanced IP QoS features and the integration of IP QoS with underlying Layer 2 QoS mechanisms, allowing them to design and implement efficient, optimised, and trouble-free multi-service networks.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
- Given a converged network, explain the need to implement Quality of Service (QoS) and explain methods for implementing and managing QoS
- Given a converged network, identify and describe different models used for ensuring QoS in a network and explain key IP QoS mechanisms used to implement the models
- Given a converged network, explain the use of MQC and AutoQoS to implement QoS on the network
- Given a converged network and a policy defining QoS requirements, successfully classify and mark network traffic to implement the policy
- Given a congested network, use QoS queuing mechanisms to manage network congestion
- Given a converged network, use QoS congestion avoidance mechanisms to reduce the effects of congestion in a network
- Given a network, use Cisco QoS traffic policing and traffic shaping mechanisms to effectively limit the rate of network traffic
- Module 1: Introduction to IP QoS
- Module 2: The Building Blocks of IP QoS
- Module 3: Introduction to Modular QoS CLI and Auto-QoS
- Module 4: Classification and Marking
- Module 5: Congestion Management
- Module 6: Congestion Avoidance
- Module 7: Traffic Policing and Shaping
- Module 8: Link Efficiency Mechanisms
- Module 9: QoS Best Practices
- Completion of Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices (ICND) or Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA). Additionally The Configuring BGP on Cisco Routers course (BGP) is recommended because some BGP background is assumed for the QoS course.
- Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND)
- Configuring BGP on Cisco Routers (BGP)
- or Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA)