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Configuring E7 Ethernet Transport

Learning Path: Traditional Platforms


This course provides an overview of the E7 Ethernet transport network. It includes details on how to configure Ethernet Ring Protection Switching (ERPS), a G.8032 Ethernet ring, a Link Aggregation Group (LAG), Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) ring, and node protection for the E7 platform.

Duration: 1 hour

Who should attend

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

Prerequisite Training and Skills

  • Completion of Introduction to E7 or equivalent knowledge
  • Understanding of Ethernet networks including layer 2 switching and VLANs 


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the concepts of Ethernet transport
  • Configure ERPS in an E7 network
  • Identify E7 protection and redundancy schemes
  • Deploy node protection
  • Configure RSTP and LAG in an E7 network