Cisco ONT 1.0: Classification and Marking

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To recognize how classification and marking are used to define a QoS service class, and configure and use NBAR for Cisco MQC class-based classification and marking operations

Target Audience

Individuals preparing for the Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP and the Cisco Certified Design Professional CCDP certifications; senior-level network support professionals, network administrators, network engineers, network managers, systems managers, or network designers


Introduction to Cisco Networking Technologies (INTRO) 2.1; Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND) 2.3; the ability to create interswitch connections and the initial configuration of a router, an understanding of routing, routing protocols, WAN technologies, security risks, IP addressing, ALCs, client utilities, and IOS familiarity

Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco ONT 1.0: Classification and Marking

  • recognize the purpose of classification and marking, and how they operate in a network.
  • use classification and marking to manage network traffic in a given scenario.
  • recognize how to define and implement a QoS service class.
  • recognize the functionality of NBAR and the applications it supports, PDLMs, and NBAR Protocol Discovery.
  • recognize how to configure and monitor NBAR Protocol Discovery.
  • configure NBAR classification with MQC marking in a given scenario.