C7 Network Fundamentals

C7 Network Fundamentals(1 day)


Learn the essential skills and procedures you need to turn-up access networks using the EXA (Ethernet eXtensible Architecture)-powered Calix C7 Multiservice Access Platform. The course focuses on system familiarization, basic service provisioning, network turn-up, configuring Ethernet transport using the RAP-10GE, configuring SONET transport, and network maintenance.

Who should attend

  • Technicians who manage, maintain, troubleshoot, and configure the C7
  • Technicians who configure and troubleshoot network transport
  • Engineers and planners who want an overview of C7 networks


  • Completion of the C7 Overview online course
  • Knowledge of telecommunications and engineering standards
  • Understanding of Ethernet networks including Layer 2 switching and VLANs

Learning aids

During the class, you'll follow along with the lectures and demonstrations using a printed reference guide. After class, you can use the reference guide to review class content and view procedures.


Calix C7 overview
  • Introduction to deploying the Calix C7 – the three levels of a Calix C7 network
  • C7 hardware overview
C7 Provisioning Overview
  • Basic User Interface Operations
  • Introduction to C7 Voice Provisioning
  • Introduction to C7 Data Provisioning
  • Building T1 Hi-Cap Cross Connections
Maintaining Your Network
  • Equipment Protection
  • C7 Back Up
  • Replacing Cards
  • C7 configuration logs
  • Calix Upgrade Program (CUP)
C7 Network Turn-Up
  • System Turn-Up
  • Creating New C7 Nodes
  • Transport Overview
  • Deploying Optical Transport
  • Configuring Ethernet Transport
  • Configure Shelf Timing
  • C7 Management Setup
  • Remote C7 Turn-Up
  • Managing C7 networks with CMS

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