Configuring B6 Ethernet Transport

Learning Path: Traditional Platforms


This course covers the basics of Ethernet Protection Switching and System Turnup for the B6 system. It covers basic operation and configuration of B6 transport using EPS, management using the EWI and CLI, and setting up clock synchronization.

Duration: 45 minutes

Who should attend

  • Technicians who perform installation, provisioning, operations, and maintenance with the B6
  • Engineers and planners who want an overview of the B6 

Prerequisite Training and Skills

  • Completion of B6 Platform Overview online class or equivalent knowledge 


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the B6 System
  • Identify the different types of B6 chassis and line cards
  • Describe the management interfaces used to access the B6
  • Manage configuration files
  • Describe Ethernet Protection Switching
  • Identify the steps required to turnup the B6
  • Describe the available B6 clocking mechanisms
  • Configure NTP and NSP timing