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CCIE 360 R&S Boot Camp 1 (CIERS1)

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Course Content

Cisco 360 CCIE R&S Advanced Workshop 1 (CIERS1) v5.0 teaches learners how to use an expert-level problem-solving process that includes options analysis to support complex network technologies and topologies. This course is part of a blended learning curriculum that supports expert-level preparation in routing and switching.

Who should attend

The target audience for this course is defined here:
  • The primary audience for this course is network engineers that need be able to use an expert-level problem-solving process that includes options analysis to support complex network technologies and topologies.
  • The secondary audience is network designers that design and support complex network technologies and topologies.

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are these advanced-level competencies (knowledge and skills):
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching skills
  • IPv6 fundamentals
  • RIP, EIGRP, and OSPF configuration skills for both IPv4 and IPv6
  • BGP configuration skills
  • Multicast configuration skills
  • QoS configuration skills
  • Intermediate-level troubleshooting skills for all technologies listed

To gain the prerequisite skills and knowledge, learners should have passed the CCIE Routing and Switching written exam.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:
  • Describe the Cisco 360 Learning Program for CCIE R&S and explain how it addresses expert-level networking issues
  • Discuss your baseline status for Cisco CCIE® lab readiness
  • Resolve expert-level Layer 2 and DMVPN task analysis, configuration and troubleshooting issues
  • Resolve expert-level core task analysis, configuration, and troubleshooting issues
  • Resolve expert-level BGP issues from both a configuration and troubleshooting perspective
  • Resolve expert-level MPLS L3 VPN configuration tasks.
  • Resolve expert-level multicast task analysis, configuration, and troubleshooting issues
  • Resolve expert-level IP connectivity issues regardless of whether they involve IPv4 or IPv6
  • Resolve expert-level router MQC QoS task analysis, configuration, and troubleshooting issues
  • Resolve expert-level Network Services task analysis, configuration, and troubleshooting issues
  • Resolve expert-level multitopic core and advanced task analysis, configuration, and troubleshooting issues

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: Cisco 360 Learning Program for CCIE R&S

Lesson 1: Introducing the Cisco 360 Learning Program for CCIE R&S
  • Define what it means to be an internetworking expert
  • Discuss common questions asked by CCIE candidates
  • Discuss the Cisco 360 CCIE R&S blended learning domain
  • Describe the Cisco 360 CCIE R&S blended learning resources that are available to develop expert-level networking skills

The lesson includes these topics:
  • What Is an Internetworking Expert?
  • Common Questions Asked by CCIE Candidates
  • Cisco 360 CCIE R&S Domain
  • Cisco 360 CCIE R&S blended learning resources

Lesson 2: Preparing for the Cisco CCIE Lab Exam
  • Discuss why a structured approach to CCIE lab preparation is needed
  • Describe how modularization supports lab preparation and task configuration
  • Discuss the Cisco 360 CCIE R&S problem-solving process using Options Analysis diagrams
  • Describe the two problem or task formats encountered in the Routing and Switching CCIE lab: configuration tasks and troubleshooting tasks
  • Describe how Cisco 360 CCIE R&S assessments measure progress and define next steps in the expert-level routing and switching preparation process

Module 2: Core Task Assessment

Lesson 1: Applying the Cisco 360 CCIE R&S Opening-Moves Strategy to Cisco CCIE Labs

  • Describe a structured set of well-defined opening moves to modularize the lab tasks
  • Construct topology diagrams and a task-tracking worksheet as an implementation roadmap
  • Apply these opening moves to Cisco 360 CCIE R&S Advanced Workshop 1 Assessment Lab 1

The lesson includes these topics:
  • Applying the Cisco 360 CCIE R&S Problem-Solving Process to CCIE-Level Labs
  • Using Preconfiguration Tools on the CCIE Lab
  • Previewing CIERSASSESS-1

The lesson includes these activities:
  • Lab 2-1: CIERSASSESS-1

Lesson 2: Analyzing the Cisco 360 CCIE R&S Assessment Results Report
  • Discuss how to interpret their lab performance based on the Cisco 360 CCIE R&S Assessment Results Report
  • Plan their next Cisco CCIE® preparation steps based on the Cisco 360 CCIE R&S Assessment Results Report

The lesson includes these topics:
  • Using the Cisco 360 CCIE R&S Assessment Results Report
  • Planning Your Next Steps from Your Results Report

Module 3: Core Task Analysis and Configuration

Lesson 1: Resolving DMVPN Tasks
  • Describe DMVPN technology
  • Develop strategies to configure and verify DMVPN
  • Describe potential DMVPN issues and tools to avoid these issues
  • Develop strategies to troubleshoot DMVPN
  • Discuss next steps for CCIE lab preparation with DMVPN technology

Lesson 2: Resolving Layer 2 Tasks
  • Describe Serial interface encapsulation options
  • Develop strategies to configure and verify PPP options
  • Develop strategies to troubleshoot serial encapsulation
  • Develop strategies to configure and verify PPP over Ethernet options
  • Describe Ethernet switching technologies
  • Develop strategies to configure and verify Ethernet switching tasks
  • Describe potential Ethernet switching issues and tools to avoid these issues
  • Develop strategies to troubleshoot Ethernet switching

Lesson 3: Resolving IGP Tasks
  • Describe the role of routing protocols in the network
  • Develop strategies to configure, troubleshoot, and verify RIP tasks
  • Develop strategies to configure, troubleshoot, and verify EIGRP and EIGRPv6 tasks
  • Develop strategies to configure, troubleshoot, and verify OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 tasks
  • Compare routing protocols and discuss tools to avoid potential issues
  • Discuss next steps for CCIE lab exam preparation with routing protocols

Lesson 4: Resolving Redistribution Tasks
  • Describe redistribution and its potential issues
  • Develop strategies to configure, troubleshoot, and verify redistribution tasks
  • Discuss next steps for CCIE lab exam preparation with redistribution

The lesson includes these topics:
  • Reviewing Redistribution
  • Identifying Configuration, Troubleshooting and Verification Strategies for Redistribution Tasks
  • CCIE Lab Exam Tips for Redistribution Tasks

Module 4: BGP Task Analysis and Configuration

Lesson 1: Reviewing Basic BGP Operations
  • Describe BGP fundamentals
  • Configure and verify basic BGP peering for both IPv4 and IPv6
  • Describe options for originating routes into BGP
  • Discuss issues in BGP route advertisement for both IPv4 and IPv6

Lesson 2: Resolving Advanced BGP Tasks
  • Describe and configure advanced BGP peering options for both IPv4 and IPv6
  • Develop strategies to analyze and resolve interactions between BGP and the underlying Layer 3 topology
  • Discuss how BGP synchronization rules affect data movement
  • Discuss strategies to analyze and resolve multiple BGP update filtering requirements on a router
  • Develop strategies to analyze and resolve BGP path determination options
  • Develop a strategy to troubleshoot pre-existing BGP implementations

The lesson includes these activities:

  • Lab 4-1: Establishing Basic Connectivity for BGP
  • Lab 4-2: Configuring BGP
  • Lab 4-3: Filtering BGP Updates and Path Determination

Module 5: MPLS Layer 3 VPNs

Lesson 1: Reviewing Basic MPLS VPN Operations
  • Discuss the concept of enabling privacy by controlling routing tables
  • Configure OSPF, LDP, and BGP to support core connectivity
  • Create customer VRFs on provider edge routers
  • Enable static, RIP, and OSPF routing processes between PE and CE routers
  • Explain how the OSPF route tag prevents potential routing loops and how a sham link is used to optimize paths
  • Configure methods of adding non-VPN routes to a VRF instance

The lesson includes these activities:
  • Lab 5-1: Establishing Basic Connectivity for MPLS Layer 3 VPNs
  • Lab 5-2: Configuring the MPLS Core
  • Lab 5-3: Creating VPNs and Enabling VPN Routing
  • Lab 5-4: Adding a Backup Link in VPNA

Module 6: Multicast Task Analysis and Configuration

Lesson 1: Reviewing Basic Multicast Operations
  • Describe multicast technology
  • Discuss multicast addressing
  • Discuss multicast group membership
  • Describe PIM-DM operations
  • Discuss potential issues with PIM and ways to resolve these issues

The lesson includes these activities:
  • Lab 6-1: Establishing Basic Connectivity for Multicast
  • Lab 6-2: Configuring Dense Mode IP Multicast Routing

Lesson 2: Resolving PIM Sparse Mode Multicast Tasks
  • Discuss the differences and similarities in multicast modes
  • Describe PIM-SM configuration and operations
  • Discuss RP considerations with PIM-SM
  • Discuss how to analyze, configure, and troubleshoot pre-existing IP multicast configurations, with emphasis on PIM-SM
  • Discuss next steps for CCIE lab exam preparation with multicast technology

The lesson includes this activity:
  • Lab 6-3: Configuring PIM Sparse Mode

Module 7: Router MQC QoS Task Analysis and Configuration

Lesson 1: Reviewing MQC QoS and DiffServ
  • Describe Cisco MQC router tools
  • Describe the significant characteristics of the DiffServ IP QoS architecture

Lesson 2: Using DiffServ Tools
  • Use the MQC DiffServ edge tools for class-based shaping
  • Use the MQC DiffServ edge tools for class-based policing
  • Use the MQC DiffServ edge tools for marking traffic with the MQC set command

The lesson includes these activities:
  • Directed Activity 7-1: Examining Operation of the shape average Command
  • Directed Activity 7-2: Examining Operation of a Modified shape average Command
  • Directed Activity 7-3: Examining the shape average Command When Be = 0
  • Directed Activity 7-4: Configuring the shape peak Command
  • Directed Activity 7-5: Configuring the MQC shape Command with the percent Option
  • Directed Activity 7-6: Configuring a Single-Rate Two-Color Marker
  • Directed Activity 7-7: Configuring a Single-Rate Two-Color Marker with Large Conform Burst
  • Directed Activity 7-8: Configuring a Single-Rate Three-Color Marker

Lesson 3: Using Congestion Management and Avoidance Tools
  • Use the MQC congestion management tools
  • Use the MQC congestion avoidance tools

The lesson includes these activities:
  • Directed Activity 7-9: Configuring Basic LLQ
  • Directed Activity 7-10: Configuring LLQ and Manipulating the max-reserved-bandwidth Command
  • Directed Activity 7-11: Configuring the priority Command with LLQ

Lesson 4: Identifying Strategies for Router MQC QoS Tasks
  • Determine strategies for traffic classification
  • Determine the QoS policy needed for a task
  • Determine how to apply the MQC policy map
  • Describe formulating a strategy to troubleshoot a pre-existing router QoS configuration involving the MQC

Module 8: Cisco Network Services Task Analysis and Configuration

Lesson 1: Cisco Network Services per the CCIE R&S v5.0 Blue Print
  • Discuss which First Hop Redundancy Protocols are available for both IPv4 and IPv6 and their available options
  • Discuss Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for both IPv4 and IPv6 and their available options
  • Discuss Network Time protocol, the different versions and differences
  • Describe the function and options for Network Address Translation
  • Formulate a strategy for troubleshooting a pre-existing Network Services configuration
  • Discuss next steps for Cisco CCIE lab preparation for Cisco Network Services

The lesson includes these activities:
  • Lab 8-1: Implementing FHRP for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Lab 8-2: Implementing DHCP and DHCPv6
  • Lab 8-3: Implementing NTP
  • Lab 8-4: Implementing NAT

Module 9: Cisco Network Troubleshooting

Lab 9-1: CIERSASSESS-2
  • Data Link Troubleshooting (DMVPN and PPP)
  • Network Layer Troubleshooting (IGPs, BGP, IPv6 and MPLS L3 VPNs)
  • Multicast Network Troubleshooting
  • Network Application Troubleshooting (QoS)
  • Network Services Troubleshooting (NTP)
  • Network Security Troubleshooting (MPPE)

The lab includes these configuration activities:
  • DMVPN and Serial Communications
  • Catalyst Switch
  • IPv4 OSPF
  • IPv4 EIGRP
  • IPv4 RIP
  • BGP
  • IPv6 Routing
  • Security
  • QoS
  • DHCP
  • Address Administration
  • Gateway Redundancy
  • Multicast
  • MPLS

Appendix A: Cisco Catalyst Switch QoS Task Analysis and Configuration

Lesson 1: Ensuring QoS for the Catalyst 3560 Series Switch
  • Discuss the implications of enabling the QoS process on the Catalyst 3560 Series
  • Discuss trust options for supporting QoS on the Catalyst 3560 Series
  • Use the MQC to provide class-based and VLAN-based QoS services
  • Describe the options available to enhance output queuing
  • Describe the use of the AutoQoS macros to support VoIP on the Catalyst 3560 Series
  • Formulate a strategy for troubleshooting a pre-existing Catalyst QoS configuration
  • Discuss next steps for Cisco CCIE lab preparation with Catalyst QoS
The lesson includes these activities:
  • Lab 8-1: Establishing Basic Connectivity for Catalyst Switch QoS
  • Lab 8-2: Exploring Catalyst 3560 Series QoS Concepts
  • Lab 8-3: Implementing VLAN-Based QoS

Appendix B: Strengthening IPv4 Skills by Learning IPv6

The appendix includes these topics:
  • Reviewing IPv6
  • IPv6 Address Assignment
  • Configuring IPv6 on Links
  • Tunneling IPv6
  • IPv6 IGP Routing
  • IPv6 Redistribution
  • Troubleshooting a Pre-Existing IPv6 Configuration

The appendix includes these activities:[/jusitfy]
  • Directed Activity B-1: Enabling IPv6 on a Catalyst 3560 Switch
  • Directed Activity B-2: IPv6 Addressing Using a Static Prefix and Static Interface ID
  • Directed Activity B-3: Configuring IPv6 over Frame Relay
  • Directed Activity B-4: Configuring IPv6 over an ISATAP Tunnel
  • Directed Activity B-5: Enabling OSPFv3 over a Frame Relay Link
  • Directed Activity B-6: Summarizing a Set of IPv6 Prefixes with OSPFv3
  • Directed Activity B-7: Configuring OSPFv3 over ISATAP
  • Directed Activity B-8: Configuring RIPng
  • Directed Activity B-9: Performing Redistribution between OSPFv3 and RIPng
  • Directed Activity B-10: Filtering a RIPng External Prefix from OSPFv3

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