EXA E7 GPON Optical Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Calix Solutions Academy


This course provides a basic overview of the Calix E7-2 and E7-20 Ethernet Services Access Platforms. It covers the E7 platforms, services and applications, Ethernet features, and monitoring and management.

Duration: 1 hour

Who should attend

  • Technicians who install, manage and maintain the Calix E7 platform 

Prerequisite Training and Skills

  • Understanding of Ethernet networks 


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the two types of E7 chassis
  • Identify each E7 line card
  • Describe the types of services the E7 platform delivers
  • Describe the applications that can be deployed with the E7 platform
  • Describe the types of interfaces used with the E7 platform
  • Describe the process for turning up a new E7
  • Navigate the E7 management system
  • Configure E7 Ethernet port mirroring
  • Configure an E7 VLAN monitor
  • View E7 performance monitoring counters and statistics
  • View E7 IGMP and multicast data
  • Configure and view E7 environmental alarms
  • Perform a backup and restore procedure on an E7
  • Perform an E7 software upgrade
  • Create and manage user accounts on an E7 

E7 GPON Optical Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Traditional Platforms

Instructor Led Course

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Learn the essential skills and procedures you need to monitor and troubleshoot E7 GPON optical networks. In this class, you will learn how to monitor and detect issues in E7-2 nodes and ONTs using Calix Management System (CMS) and the CLI. This course applies to both the E7-20 and E7-2.

Duration: 4 hours