Active Ethernet Overview

Calix Solutions Academy


This course provides a basic overview of the Calix Active Ethernet solution including setup, deployment, and using CMS for management. This overview is a prerequisite for the E7 Active Ethernet Services, E7 Active Ethernet Business Services, and B6 Active Ethernet virtual classes.

Duration: 45 minutes

Who should attend

  • Technicians and Customer Service Representatives who deploy Active Ethernet services

Prerequisite Training and Skills

  • Experience with Ethernet networking 


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the basics of an Active Ethernet network
  • Describe the network requirements and supporting hardware for an Active Ethernet network
  • Identify the procedures for remotely activating a Calix Optical Network Terminal (ONT)
  • Identify the types of configuration files used to deploy ONTs in an Active Ethernet network
  • Use Calix Management System (CMS) to manage an Active Ethernet network
  • Describe the features commonly used in an Active Ethernet network