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C7 Overview

Learning Path: Traditional Platforms


This course provides a basic overview of the C7 platform, discusses basic system configurations, and provides a summary of the services you can deploy using the C7.

Duration: 2 hours

Who should attend

  • Technicians who install, manage and maintain the Calix C7 platform and C7 networks

Prerequisite Training and Skills

  • Knowledge of telecommunications and standards
  • Understanding of Ethernet networks including layer 2 switching and VLANs


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the Shelf, Node, and Network
  • Identify the function of RAP and ATP/AMP cards
  • Identify the location of RAP cards and ATP/AMP cards in a shelf
  • Describe the services offered by a C7
  • Identify the major areas of iMS and CMS
  • Log into iMS
  • Log into CMS