CWENT: Implementing CiscoWorks for Enterprise LAN/WAN Management

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum

This course has been retired in favour of the newer CWLMS course.


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Network Management Fundamentals (4 topics)

  • Defining Network Management
  • Network Management Information Model
  • Network Management Communication Model
  • Types of Management Systems

Introduction to CiscoWorks (3 topics)

  • CiscoWorks Solutions and Application sets
  • Client/Server/Device Requirements
  • Integration of CiscoWorks

Jump-Starting CiscoWorks (4 topics)

  • Accessing Server Login and Security
  • Populating the Campus Database
  • Populating the RME Inventory
  • Preparing CiscoView

Asset Management (4 topics)

  • Introduction to Inventory Management
  • Asset Reports
  • Detecting Inventory Changes
  • Managing Service Contracts

Managing Network Connectivity (4 topics)

  • Introduction to Managing Network Connectivity
  • Managing Device Connectivity
  • Host, End User, IP Phone Connectivity
  • Diagnosing Connectivity Problems

Managing Device Configurations (8 topics)

  • Introduction to Configuration Management
  • Managing Device Configuration Files (Archive)
  • Managing Single Device Configuration
  • Changing Multiple Device Configuration
  • Viewing Configuration Changes
  • Managing VLAN Configuration
  • Managing ACL Configurations
  • Managing Software Configurations

Managing Network Performance (4 topics)

  • Introduction to Performance Management
  • Response Time Monitoring with IPM
  • Device Performance Monitoring
  • Traffic monitoring with RMON/RTM

Managing Faults in the Network (4 topics)

  • Introduction to Fault Management
  • Real-Time Fault Detection and Analysis
  • Fault Detection Using Syslog Messages
  • Managing Availability of Critical Devices

CiscoWorks System Administration (4 topics)

  • Setting CiscoWorks Preferences
  • Troubleshooting CiscoWorks
  • Maintaining CiscoWorks Databases
  • Upgrading CiscoWorks


Basic Switch and Router Configuration including VLANs and ACLs Basic understanding of Windows 2000 administration