CCIE® Routing & Switching Written

5 Day Course
Official Curriculum
Code CCIERSW

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1.1 Network theory (5 topics)

  • Describe basic software architecture differences between IOS and IOS XE
  • Identify Cisco express forwarding concepts
  • Explain general network challenges
  • Explain IP operations
  • Explain TCP operations

1.2 Network implementation and operation (1 topic)

  • Evaluate proposed changes to a network

1.3 Network troubleshooting (3 topics)

  • Use IOS troubleshooting tools
  • Apply troubleshooting methodologies
  • Interpret packet capture

2.1 LAN switching technologies (9 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot switch administration
  • Implement and troubleshoot layer 2 protocols
  • Implement and troubleshoot VLAN
  • Implement and troubleshoot trunking
  • Implement and troubleshoot EtherChannel
  • Implement and troubleshoot spanning-tree
  • Implement and troubleshoot other LAN switching technologies
  • Describe chassis virtualization and aggregation technologies
  • Describe spanning-tree concepts

2.2 Layer 2 multicast (3 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot IGMP
  • Explain MLD
  • Explain PIM snooping

2.3 Layer 2 WAN circuit technologies (3 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot HDLC
  • Implement and troubleshoot PPP
  • Describe WAN rate-based ethernet circuits

3.1 Addressing technologies (2 topics)

  • Identify, implement and troubleshoot IPv4 addressing and subnetting
  • Identify, implement and troubleshoot IPv6 addressing and subnetting

3.2 Layer 3 multicast (4 topics)

  • Troubleshoot reverse path forwarding
  • Implement and troubleshoot IPv4 protocol independent multicast
  • Implement and troubleshoot multicast source discovery protocol
  • Describe IPv6 multicast

3.3 Fundamental routing concepts (14 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot static routing
  • Implement and troubleshoot default routing
  • Compare routing protocol types
  • Implement, optimize and troubleshoot administrative distance
  • Implement and troubleshoot passive interface
  • Implement and troubleshoot VRF lite
  • Implement, optimize and troubleshoot filtering with any routing protocol
  • Implement, optimize and troubleshoot redistribution between any routing protocol
  • Implement, optimize and troubleshoot manual and auto summarization with any routing protocol
  • Implement, optimize and troubleshoot policy-based routing
  • Identify and troubleshoot sub-optimal routing
  • Implement and troubleshoot bidirectional forwarding detection
  • Implement and troubleshoot loop prevention mechanisms
  • Implement and troubleshoot routing protocol authentication

3.4 RIP [v2 and v6] (2 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot RIPv2
  • Describe RIPv6 [RIPng]

3.5 EIGRP [for IPv4 and IPv6] (8 topics)

  • Describe packet types
  • Implement and troubleshoot neighbor relationship
  • Implement and troubleshoot loop free path selection
  • Implement and troubleshoot operations
  • Implement and troubleshoot EIGRP stub
  • Implement and troubleshoot load-balancing
  • Implement EIGRP [multi-address] named mode
  • Implement, troubleshoot and optimize EIGRP convergence and scalability

3.6 OSPF [v2 and v3] (7 topics)

  • Describe packet types
  • Implement and troubleshoot neighbor relationship
  • Implement and troubleshoot OSPFv3 address-family support
  • Implement and troubleshoot network types, area types and router types
  • Implement and troubleshoot path preference
  • Implement and troubleshoot operations
  • Implement, troubleshoot and optimize OSPF convergence and scalability

3.7 BGP (9 topics)

  • Describe, implement and troubleshoot peer relationships
  • Implement and troubleshoot IBGP and EBGP
  • Explain attributes and best-path selection
  • Implement, optimize and troubleshoot routing policies
  • Implement and troubleshoot scalability
  • Implement and troubleshoot multiproctocol BGP
  • Implement and troubleshoot AS path manipulations
  • Implement and troubleshoot other features
  • Describe BGP fast convergence features

3.8 ISIS [for IPv4 and IPv6] (5 topics)

  • Describe basic ISIS network
  • Describe neighbor relationship
  • Describe network types, levels and router types
  • Describe operations
  • Describe optimization features

4.1 Tunneling (7 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot MPLS operations
  • Implement and troubleshoot basic MPLS L3VPN
  • Implement and troubleshoot encapsulation
  • Implement and troubleshoot DMVPN [single hub]
  • Describe IPv6 tunneling techniques
  • Describe basic layer 2 VPN -wireline
  • Describe basic L2VPN - LAN services

4.2 Encryption (2 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot IPsec with preshared key
  • Describe GET VPN

5.1 Device security (4 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot IOS AAA using local database
  • Implement and troubleshoot device access control
  • Implement and troubleshoot control plane policing
  • Describe device security using IOS AAA with TACACS+ and RADIUS

5.2 Network security (4 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot switch security features
  • Implement and troubleshoot router security features
  • Implement and troubleshoot IPv6 first hop security
  • Describe 802.1x

6.1 System management (3 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot device management
  • Implement and troubleshoot SNMP
  • Implement and troubleshoot logging

6.2 Quality of service (3 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot end-to-end QoS
  • Implement, optimize and troubleshoot QoS using MQC
  • Describe layer 2 QoS

6.3 Network services (5 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot first-hop redundancy protocols
  • Implement and troubleshoot network time protocol
  • Implement and troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 DHCP
  • Implement and troubleshoot IPv4 network address translation
  • Describe IPv6 network address translation

6.4 Network optimization (5 topics)

  • Implement and troubleshoot IP SLA
  • Implement and troubleshoot tracking object
  • Implement and troubleshoot netflow
  • Implement and troubleshoot embedded event manager
  • Identify performance routing [PfR]

Prerequisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • CCNP Routing and Switching  - ROUTE, SWITCH, TSHOOT,
  • QoS - Implementing Cisco Quality of Service (QoS)

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