Implementing CiscoWorks LMS (CWLMS)

Detailed Outlines

Course Outlines

Introduction to CiscoWorks LMS 4.0

  • Defining Network Management
  • Exploring the Network Management Process
  • Introducing CiscoWorks LMS 4.0

Getting Started

  • Installing CiscoWorks LMS 4.0
  • Logging into CiscoWorks LMS 4.0
  • Using the Getting Started Workflow

My Menu

  • Understanding My Menu
  • Managing Dashboards, Portlets, and Portal Layout

Inventory Management

  • Collecting Inventory and End User Information
  • Performing Device AdministrationPerforming Device Administration
  • Viewing and Creating Inventory, User Tracking, and Switch Port Reports
  • Using Inventory Tools

Configuration and Software Management

  • Managing the Configuration Archive
  • Verifying Configuration Compliance
  • Using Configuration Tools
  • Using Configuration Workflows

Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Visualizing the Network with Topology Services
  • Monitoring Network Performance
  • Monitoring Network Response Time
  • Monitoring Syslog Messages
  • Monitoring Network Faults
  • Using Troubleshooting Tools

CiscoWorks LMS Work Centers

  • Using the Smart Install Work Center
  • Using the Identity Work Center
  • Using the Auto Smartports Work Center
  • Using the EnergyWise Work Center

CiscoWorks LMS Administration

  • Using the Trust Management Menu
  • Managing Collection Settings
  • Performing Network Administration Tasks
  • Performing System Administration Tasks
  • Performing Other Administrative Tasks


  • Lab 1: Getting Started with LMS 4.2
  • Lab 2: Device Credential Repository
  • Lab 3: LMS Portal and My Menu
  • Lab 4: Inventory Collection and Reports
  • Lab 5: End User Tracking
  • Lab 6: CiscoView, MiniRMON, Device Center, and SmartCase
  • Lab 7: Configure Archive
  • Lab 8: Config Editor, NetConfig, and Template Center
  • Lab 9: Software I Management
  • Lab 10: VLAN Management
  • Lab 11: Topology Services
  • Lab 12: Health and Utilization Monitoring
  • Lab 13: Monitoring Network Response Time
  • Lab 14: Syslog Analysis and Change Audit
  • Lab 15: Device Fault Manager
  • Lab 16: NetShow and Troubleshooting
  • Lab 17: Smart Install Work Center
  • Lab 18: TrustSec Work Center
  • Lab 19: Auto Smartports Work Center
  • Lab 20: EnergyWise Work Center
  • Lab 21: System Maintenance

Objectives and Pre-requisites

Course Objectives

  • Describe fundamental network management concepts
  • Describe the CiscoWorks applications in the LMS bundle
  • Prepare the various CiscoWorks repositories, databases, and applications for use
  • Maintain an asset inventory using CiscoWorks tools for documenting the network and generating reports
  • Manage network connections using CiscoWorks tools to view and troubleshoot network device, end user, host, and IP Phone connections
  • Manage the configurations of network devices using CiscoWorks tools that help archive, modify and detect changes
  • Monitor the network using CiscoWorks tools that measure response time and device performance
  • Manage the network faults, using CiscoWorks tools which help detect and isolate problems so they can be addressed before causing further network service degradation
  • Describe various CiscoWorks system administration tasks.


The knowledge and skills you must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Knowledge of basic Cisco IOS commands
  • Knowledge of basic Cisco Catalyst OS commands
  • Basic knowledge of TCP / IP
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows
  • Basic Internet browser navigation skills
  • Basic e-mail usage skills

Classroom training
Duration: 5 days
Price: US$ ----
CLC: 33

Course Schedule:
Egypt, Cairo,  Jan 2015
Dubai,  Feb, 2015
Qatar, Doha, May 2015

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