This two-day course provides the opportunity for students to develop the knowledge and skills required to configure, operate, monitor, and maintain Paragon Active Assurance deployments. The goal of the Paragon Active Assurance course is to give students hands-on experience with the tools they require to effectively use and manage Paragon Active Assurance Control Center and the Test Agents.
Who should attend
Networking architects and operators, system engineers, DevOps, and IT professionals, anyone individual responsible for identifying, understanding, troubleshooting, and resolving issues in service provider networks.
The following are the prerequisites for this course:
- Basic TCP/IP skills
- Attendance of the Introduction to Paragon Active Assurance (IPAA) course prior to attending this class
- Basic knowledge of network routing is recommended
After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:
- Deploy and administer Paragon Active Assurance.
- Monitor and test network performance using Paragon Active Assurance.
- Integrate Paragon Active Assurance into OSS.
- Test site activation using Paragon Active Assurance.
Chapter 1: Course Introduction
Chapter 2: PAA Solution Components
- PAA Overview
- Passive and Active Monitoring
- Use Cases
Chapter 3: Test Agent Architecture
- Test Agents Overview
- LAB 1: Test Agent Registration
Chapter 4: Tests
- Types of Tests
- Test Status
- LAB 2: Site Activation Testing
Chapter 5: Monitors
- Types of Monitors
- Monitor Status
- LAB 3: Continuous Network Performance Monitoring
Chapter 6: Testing and Monitoring Templates
- Types of Templates
- LAB 4: Working with Templatess
Chapter 7: Getting Ready with REST APIs
- Main Concepts
- SWAGGER tool
- Use Cases
- LAB 5: Automation via REST APIs
Module 8: Management and Integration with OSS
- OSS Integration
Appendix A: NETCONF and YANG APIs
Appendix B: Lifecycle Management
- Fundamentals for the PAA Installation
- Service Configuration
- Monitoring System Health
- System Troubleshooting