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Nokia Optical Network Management with NFM-T

Course outline

This course is designed for network engineers, IT personnel, and network planning personnel who need to learn the principles, provisioning methods, and general best practices related to managing optical networks with the Nokia Network Functions Manager for Transport (NFM-T). Participants are introduced to the management system architecture and main related features.

This course focuses on optical network management processes and tasks, specifically for 1830 PSS-based Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) networks, using the Nokia Network Services Platform (NSP).  After introducing NSP, as well as its main components and features, the course focuses on NFM-T. Basic network operations are explained, such as network deployment and infrastructure creation. The course concludes with an overview of the main agents and processes.

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Course Number


Credit Towards Certification

  • Nokia Optical Network Services Expert


5 days

Recommended Prerequisites

Knowledge of the following topics:

  • Optical Networking Fundamentals (ER00835-V-1803)


Nokia Optical Network Management with NFM-T (4A0-210)


Course Objectives

After completing the course, students should be able to:

  • Create and supervise network elements, including WDM, Switched NE, OCS and compound nodes
  • Work with network commissioning tools
  • Construct basic networks using WDM and Switched NE
  • Manage several different scenarios including Managed Plane, ASON L0 and ASON L1
  • Provision uplinks, infrastructures and services in basic network scenarios
  • Create Optical and Electrical Protection Schema
  • Create ASON protected infrastructures
  • Recognize the main NFM-T agents and processes
  • Use the webAPP application for alarm display
  • Collect performance metrics (PMs), analyze routing views

Course Modules

  • Module 0 – Course Introduction
  • Module 1 – Architecture of NSP
  • Module 2 – Understanding the optical network models
  • Module 3 – Network construction
  • Module 4 – Service implementation in Managed Plane networks
  • Module 5 – Service implementation in ASON networks
  • Module 6 – Server management

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Schedule and Locations

Nokia Optical Network Management with NFM-T

Price for this course is $3425 (USD) per seat
Start Date End Date Location Delivery Provider
01 Jun 20 05 Jun 20 Canada - Ottawa Virtual NOKIA Register
22 Jun 20 26 Jun 20 France - Paris Virtual NOKIA Register
13 Jul 20 17 Jul 20 USA - Plano Virtual NOKIA Register
10 Aug 20 14 Aug 20 India - Bangalore Virtual NOKIA Register
02 Nov 20 06 Nov 20 Canada - Ottawa Virtual NOKIA Register
30 Nov 20 04 Dec 20 France - Paris Virtual NOKIA Register
07 Dec 20 11 Dec 20 India - Bangalore Virtual NOKIA Register
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