Cisco CSR 1000V as vBNG Orchestrated by ESC Lab v1 now available!

Document created by lamarsh on Jan 28, 2016Last modified by lamarsh on Feb 3, 2016
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The Cisco virtual Broadband Network Gateway (vBNG) solution based on Cisco Cloud Services Router (CSR) 1000V includes vBNG placement in service provider network, server hardware and hypervisor guidance, CSR 1000V IOS XE software, new Cisco Elastic Services Controller (ESC) orchestration software, and deployment recommendations. This Cisco solution reduces power and space requirements, accelerates data delivery, and integrates with a full range of leading Internet services, all of which improve the return on investment and boost customer satisfaction. Further, your network virtualization solutions can reduce configuration and deployment costs when adding devices to your existing network.

Check it out here: Cisco CSR 1000V as vBNG Orchestrated by ESC Lab v1




  • Scenario 1: Prepare Demonstration
  • Scenario 2: Explore vBNG with Local PTA Termination
  • Scenario 3: Smart Licensing Satellite VM for Auto-Throughput Licensing




  • Laptop
  • Cisco AnyConnect





  • Workstation running Windows 7
  • Ubuntu host VM with OpenStack
  • CSR 1000V virtual router
  • ESC for vBNG VNF lifecycle management




    CSR 1000V
    • Termination of PPP sessions
    • RADIUS authentication and accounting
    • Status reporting to ESC