Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum

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Service Provider Network Construction (3 topics)

  • Introduction to Service Providers
  • Cisco IP NGN Architecture
  • Cisco Hardware Platform Placement

Advanced LAN Switching (4 topics)

  • Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Spanning Tree Protocol Enhancements
  • Routing Between VLANs
  • First Hop Redundancy Protocols

Internal Service Provider Traffic Forwarding (5 topics)

  • Link-State Routing Protocols
  • Implementing OSPF
  • Implementing IS-IS
  • Implementing Route Redistribution
  • MPLS Basics

External Service Provider Routing (5 topics)

  • Introducing BGP
  • Understanding BGP Path Attributes
  • Establishing BGP Sessions
  • Processing BGP Routes
  • Configuring Basic BGP

ACLs and IP Address Translation (2 topics)

  • Applying Access Control Lists
  • Transitioning to IPv6

Cisco IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR Software (3 topics)

  • Describing Cisco IOS XR Software Architecture and Features
  • Explaining Software Maintenance Operations on Cisco IOS XR and Cisco IOS XE
  • Explaining Configuration Management with Cisco IOS XR Software

Labs (7 topics)

  • Lab 2-1: Configure Advanced Switching
  • Lab 2-2: Configure Inter-VLAN Routing and Gateway Redundancy
  • Lab 3-1: Implement OSPF
  • Lab 3-2: Implement IS-IS
  • Lab 4-1: Configure Basic BGP
  • Lab 5-1: Implement ACLs
  • Lab 6-1: Manage Cisco IOS XR Software Package


Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts
  • Basic knowledge of Cisco IOS/IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR software configuration
  • Skills and knowledge that are equivalent to those learned in the Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 (SPNGN1) course

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