Deploying Cloud Connect Solutions with Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V (CLDCSR)

Course Description

The Deploying Cloud Connect Solutions with Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V (CLDCSR) v1.0 course shows you how to deploy and operate Cisco. Cloud Services Router 1000V (CSR1000V) to provide comprehensive WAN gateway and network services functions including connectivity, routing, and security into virtual and cloud environments. Through expert instruction and hands-on labs, you will learn: Cisco CSR 1000V deployment options and requirements; hypervisor support, licensing models, features and programmability support; and how to implement, integrate, install, manage, and troubleshoot the deployment process and common operation issues.

Course Information

Length: 4 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16


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Learning Objectives

  • Prepare for installation of Cisco CSR 1000V Series routers
  • Explain common Cisco IOS XE Command-Line Interface (CLI) commands and conventions that can make it easier to work in the CLI, and describe how you can get help with command syntax and command options
  • Describe the options you can use to activate the license for Cisco CSR 1000V and activate the license for each option. Troubleshoot issues with Cisco CSR 1000V licenses
  • Upgrade the Cisco IOS XE software for an existing Cisco CSR 1000V installation
  • Describe the Call Home feature and its benefits, configure the feature on the Cisco CSR 1000V, including the anonymous reporting option, and display the Call Home configuration
  • List the different Call Home events that trigger alerts and commands that are executed as a result of the alert
  • Troubleshoot Cisco CSR 1000V Virtual Machine (VM) issues 
  • Rehost a Cisco CSR 1000V license to a new VM, whether the current Cisco CSR 1000V router is accessible or not
  • Describe the Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) Layer 2 gateway feature and configure this feature on the Cisco CSR 1000V router
  • Deploy the Cisco CSR 1000V in a virtual private cloud using Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Describe common network operations that the Cisco CSR 1000V supports
  • Explore programmability support on Cisco CSR 1000V, including APIs, shells, and data models

  • Cisco CCNA. Routing and Switching (or equivalent knowledge)
  • Cloud Virtualization/VMware competency
  • IP Network Security and VPN (IPSec)
  • Here are some recommended Cisco learning offerings that can help you meet these prerequisites:
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2)
  • Implementing Cisco Network Security (IINS)


  1. Deploy or Install Cisco CSR 1000V in a VMware ESXi Environment
  2. Boot Cisco CSR 1000V and Access the Console
  3. Explore Cisco IOS XE with CLI and Web User Interface
  4. Install, Activate, and Verify License in Cisco CSR 1000V
  5. Upgrade Cisco IOS XE Software on Cisco CSR 1000V
  6. Map Cisco CSR 1000V Virtual Interfaces
  7. Access and Use GRUB Mode
  8. Configure Call Home on a Cisco CSR 1000V
  9. Modify Templates for vCPU Distribution in Cisco CSR 1000V
  10. Troubleshoot Cisco CSR 1000V Virtual Machine Issues
  11. Rehost a Cisco CSR 1000V License
  12. Configure VXLAN on Cisco CSR 1000V
  13. Deploy Cisco CSR 1000V in AWS
  14. Cisco CSR 1000V Operations
  15. Enable Guest Shell, Python, and Cisco Embedded Event Manager Cisco EEM) on Cisco CSR 1000V
  16. Configure Yet Another Next Generation (YANG) in Cisco CSR 1000V

Who Should Attend

Data Center engineers, Cloud engineers, System engineers, Field engineers, IT administrators, Network engineers, Cloud computing experts, Security specialists, Implementation/operation/support/installation and upgrade specialists, Cisco integrators and partners