The Release 7.5 Boot Camp is a 10 day intensive course created to take students with basic knowledge of IP networking and Telephony through the Installation and Commissioning phases of a CS1000 System implementation.
The course will cover installation and configuration of a Standard Availability system as well as a CoRes system. It will also cover the configuration of common features on the system as well as Routes, Trunks and associated dial plans to enable calls to external systems. Students will also configure a Survivable Media Gateway and test its redundant mode.
Key areas: Architecture Overview, Linux Installation & Security Configuration, Application Deployment, Accessing the Overlays & basic system configuration, UCM, Element Manager, Telephone administration, Routing & Dial plans
Students attending the course should have a basic understanding of IP networking and Digital telephony. Students may also wish to take the 0365 VoIP Fundamentals in preparation for the course and the 0200 CS1000 Familiarisation course.
The course should be run along the guidelines shown below.
System Overview & Architecture
Linux Base Installation
UCM System Management Fundamentals
Application Software Deployment (SA Call server)
Call Server CLI Interface
Basic Call server Configuration
Adding a Media Gateway
Joining VxWorks Devices to UCM Domain
IP Telephony Node
Call Server Patching
Routes & Trunks
IP Virtual Trunks
Network Routing Service
System Rebuild Exercise (CoRes Call Server)
Dial Plan Implementations
IP Phone Features
UCM Deployment backup and sysbackup
Survivable Media Gateway
Students will build the systems from scratch at least twice during the course to ensure they are familiar with the procedures. In addition they will configure sets to suit various criteria to ensure their confidence in this area.
The course will require the use of Rack B for the duration of the course.
Week 1 CPPM card configured as Standard Availability Call Server (VxWorks)
Week 2 CPPM card configures as CoRes Call Server (Linux).
By the end of the course the student will be able to:-
Identify the primary components of a CS1K system and outline their functionality
Install the Linux Base software
Configure the UCM security settings
Deploy Applications and Linux to servers from deployment manager.
Install a VXWorks call server
Access the Call Server Overlays (Linux & VxWorks) and configure basic parameters
Create the IP telephony Node and Media Gateways
Configure Phone Sets via the CLI and Element Manager
Configure IP Virtual Trunks & PRI links
Understand and create basic routes and dialling plans
Discuss the options for redundancy in a CS1000 configuration
Configure a Survivable Media Gateway to a CS1000 Main Office
Carry out routine maintenance tasks e.g. Backup UCM & Call server , change IP set firmware.
Create subscribers and sets using Subscriber Manager
Upgrade a Release 6 system to Release 7.5
The typical student attending this course will be those with little or no experience of Communications Server 1000 who will be involved in Installation, Maintenance or complex administration of a CS1000 Release 7.5 system. The course content will also cover the areas relevant to the Avaya certification.
The boot camp covers the content of the following assessments:-
Avaya Communication Server 1000 Avaya Aura® Implementation Exam – 7003.1
This forms part of the Product Authorisation Implement: Avaya Communication Server 1000 for Avaya Aura™ (PA - 7003).