This tutorial will describe and illustrate how to generate a Golden ISO (GISO) image for Cisco 8000 routers. GISO can be used to stage, re-image, patch or upgrade Cisco 8000 routers.
This tutorial will describe and illustrate how to USB boot Cisco 8000 routers. This step-by-step procedure can be used to stage, re-image or recover a router from a boot failure.
This blog post aims to describe IOS XR7 software operation details to add optional packages on a Cisco 8000 router.
This blog post aims to describe IOS XR7 software operation details to remove optional packages.
On Cisco 8000, Network Processing Unit (NPU) traps are raised in response to the type of packets received by the router. This post will describe how to retrieve Cisco 8000 NPU traps counters through telemetry using gNMI interface.
This article will highlight how ports are allocated to IFG/Slice/NPU for each Cisco 8000 line card and systems.
This short article will first cover Cisco 8201 high level internal architecture. Then, a quick and simple lab test will demonstrate how it can achieve 10.8Tbps at target Non-Drop Rate (NDR). This test will address recent concerns raised about its forwarding performance.