Course Features

 
Duration
60 Hrs
 
Faculty
CCNA certified, also available after course completion on request with prior
 
Equipment
Two Dedicated fully loaded CISCO Racks
 
Author
Keith Barker
Scott Morris
 
Courseware
From Cisco Publications
 
Practice Time
Unlimited & Even at night (subject to availability of Lab & Racks)
CCNA_SP

640-875 SPNGN1 Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 (SPNGN1)

Exam Description

The 640-875 Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 exam is associated with the CCNA SP certification. This exam tests a candidates basic knowledge and skills necessary to support a service provider network. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 (SPNGN1) course.

Exam Topics

The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.

IP Networks

  • Describe the purpose and functions of various network devices (at the core, distribution, and access layers)
  • Identify the functional components required to meet a given network specification
  • Describe the OSI and TCP/IP models and their associated protocols to explain how data flows in a network
  • Describe common network applications and their impact on the network
  • Interpret network diagrams
  • Troubleshoot common network problems at layers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 7 using a layered model approach
  • Describe differences between LAN and WAN operation and features

IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing

  • Describe the structure of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
  • Describe VLSM, CIDR and route summarization concepts
  • Describe the different types of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
  • Design an IP subnetting plan based on given requirements

Switched Network Technologies I

  • Describe bridging concepts and Layer 2 Ethernet frames
  • Configure basic Spanning Tree operations on Cisco IOS Switches
  • Interpret the output of various basic show and debug commands to verify the operational status of a Cisco switched network
  • Configure basic switch security (i.e, port security, securing unused ports)
  • Describe Ethernet link bundling, LACP, and PAgP and Flex Links

Routed Network Technologies I

  • Describe classful versus classless routing
  • Describe routing protocols basics (metrics, IGP versus EGP)
  • Describe RIPv1, RIPv2, RIPNG
  • Implement EIGRPv4 and EIGRPv6 on Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR routers
  • Describe route redistribution
  • Describe VRF
  • Describe GRE

IP Services

  • Configure NAT (IPv4) on Cisco routers
  • Configure DHCP (IPv4 and IPv6) operations on Cisco routers
  • Describe ICMPv4 and ICMPv6
  • Describe DNS

Cisco Operating Systems and Platforms I

  • Implement basic Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR CLI operations
  • Implement basic Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR routers configurations

Transport Technologies

  • Describe SONET and SDH
  • Describe DWDM, IPoDWDM, and ROADM
  • Configure 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 40 Gigabit Ethernet, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces on Cisco routers
  • Describe Frame Relay
  • Describe ATM
  • Describe Metro Ethernet
  • Describe DSL
  • Describe T1, T3, E1, E3, and ISDN
  • Implement PPP encapsulation on Cisco routers serial and POS interfaces
  • Describe cable (DOCSIS)
  • Describe the main BRAS and BNG routers functions in IP NGN
  • Describe various Passive Optical Network (PON) access technologies and FTTx

Security in the Network

  • Describe Layer 2 security features on Cisco IOS switches
  • Configure management plane security on Cisco routers and IOS switches
  • Describe IPsec
  • Describe control plane security
  • Configure basic AAA (TACACS+ and RADIUS) services on Cisco routers
  • Configure routing protocols authentication between Cisco routers
  • Describe the relationships between users, user groups, tasks groups and task IDs in IOS-XR
  • Describe common types of network attacks

Network Management

  • Configure NTP server or client on Cisco routers
  • Configure IP SLA on Cisco routers
  • Configure CDP on Cisco routers and IOS switches
  • Configure SNMP on Cisco routers
  • Configure NetFlow on Cisco routers
  • Configure logging to Syslog server on Cisco routers
  • Describe the Cisco IOS Call-Home feature
  • Describe Cisco TAC procedure and navigate Cisco support tools (CCO)
  • Implement management access (SSH, telnet, and out-of-band management design)
  • Implement SPAN, RSPAN, and ERSPAN
  • Implement file transfers to manage network devices configurations and images using FTP, SCP, TFTP, SFTP, and RCP

640-878 SPNGN2 Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 (SPNGN2)

Exam Description

The 640-878 Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 exam is associated with the Cisco CCNA Service Provider certification. This exam tests the knowledge and skills that are necessary to implement and support a service provider network. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 (SPNGN2) course.

Exam Topics

The following topics are general guidelines for the content that is likely to be included on the Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. To better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines that follow may change at any time without notice.

IP NGN Architecture

  • Identify the functional components that are required to meet a given network specification
  • Troubleshoot common network problems at Layers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 7 using a layered-model approach
  • Describe the different types of service providers
  • Describe service provider principal and reference next-generation network (NGN) architecture
  • Describe the IP address and autonomous system (AS) number allocation process via the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and Regional Internet Registries (RIRs)

Switched Network Technologies II

  • Configure enhanced switching technologies (including Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol [RSTP], Multiple Spanning Tree [MST], and Per VLAN Spanning Tree [PVST]) on Cisco IOS Software switches
  • Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and the need for routing between them
  • Configure VLANs on Cisco IOS Software switches
  • Configure trunking on Cisco IOS Software switches
  • Configure inter-VLAN routing
  • Configure Resilient Ethernet Protocol (REP) on Cisco IOS Software switches
  • Configure queue-in-queue (QinQ) on Cisco IOS Software switches

Routed Network Technologies II

  • Configure basic single-area Open Shortest Path First version 2 (OSPFv2) and OSPF version 3 (OSPFv3) routing on Cisco routers
  • Configure basic single-area Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS) routing on Cisco routers
  • Describe the differences between static versus dynamic routing as well as distance vector versus link-state routing protocol operations
  • Configure basic Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routing on Cisco routers
  • Describe the address family concept on Cisco routers
  • Describe IPv6 transitioning technologies
  • Configure First Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP) (including Hot Standby Router Protocol [HSRP], Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol [VRRP], and Gateway Load Balancing Protocol [GLBP]) on Cisco routers
  • Implement access control list (ACL) on Cisco routers
  • Describe carrier-grade NAT (CGN) and Network Address Translation 64 (NAT64)
  • Describe Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) functions in the service provider IP NGN
  • Configure Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) on Cisco routers

Cisco Operating Systems and Platforms II

  • Manage the Cisco IOS XR configurations and software packages
  • Describe Cisco IOS XE software packages
  • Describe Cisco service provider router platforms, their operating system, and their placement in the service provider IP NGN