The indispensable official reference to the next-generation Cisco Internet operating system, IOS-XR.
* A must-have book for every network professional who must design, implement, or troubleshoot networks containing IOS-XR supported routers.
* Illuminates IOS-XR's architecture, offering insights for leveraging its full potential.
* The only book on the market on the new Cisco IOS-XR.
Cisco IOS-XR Reference Guide is a systematic, authoritative guide to configuring routers with Cisco's next-generation flagship Internet Operating system, IOS-XR. By providing quick, authoritative example-rich references to the commands most frequently used to configure and troubleshoot IOS-XRbased routers, this book will help network professionals successfully design, implement, or support network containing Cisco IOS-XR-supported routers. The authors walk readers through the details of IOS-XR's new architecture, comparing it with the traditional IOS CLI, and mapping legacy IOS CLI to the new IOS-XR CLI wherever required. They offer extensive information for simplifying migration and helping network professionals take full advantage of IOS-XR's power. For example, the authors introduce and illuminate important new features such as Logical Routers and Hitless Upgrades: features that can be used to minimize hardware requirements, downtime, and cost. The book contains concise explanations of internetworking theory, backed by detailed, tested configuration examples that network professionals can apply in their own networks. Sample configurations are included for: interface, IP addresses and services, MPLS, multicast, system management, system security, and routing (BGP, IS-IS, OSPF and static routing).