Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing v1.2 - SPADVROUTE (Professional)

Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing v1.2 - SPADVROUTE (Professional) Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

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Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing (SPADVROUTE) v1.2 is a course that provides network engineers and technicians with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement and support a service provider network.

The course focuses on using Cisco routers that are typically found in the service provider network and on various technologies that are used to offer different services to customers. Upon completing this course learners will be able to configure, verify, and troubleshoot advanced BGP configuration, IP multicasting, and IPv6 transition mechanisms.

Exam format
Exam Number: 642-885 SPADVROUTE
Associated Certifications: CCNP Service Provider
Duration: 90 minutes (65-75 questions)
Register with: Pearson VUE

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Intended Audience for this Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing v1.2 - SPADVROUTE (Professional) Course

  • » The primary audience for this course is intended primarily for network administrators, network engineers, network managers, and systems engineers who would like to implement IP routing in service provider environments
  • » The secondary audience for this course is intended for network designers and project or program managers. This course is also recommended to all individuals preparing for CCNP SP certification

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Course Prerequisites for Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing v1.2 - SPADVROUTE (Professional)

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Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing v1.2 - SPADVROUTE (Professional) Course Objectives

  • » Configure the service provider network to support multiple BGP connections with customers and other autonomous systems
  • » Describe common routing and addressing scalability issues in the service provider network
  • » Describe available BGP tools and features to secure and optimize the BGP routing protocol in a service provider environment
  • » Introduce IP multicast services and the technologies that are present in IP multicasting
  • » Introduce PIM-SM as the most current scalable IP multicast routing protocol
  • » Describe service provider IPv6 transition implementations

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Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing v1.2 - SPADVROUTE (Professional) Course Outline

      1. Service Provider Connectivity with BGP
        1. Defining Customer-to-Provider Connectivity Requirements
          1. Cisco IP NGN Architecture
          2. Customer-to-Service Provider Connectivity Types
          3. Single-Homed Customer Connectivity
          4. Dual-Attached Customer Connectivity
          5. Multihomed Customer Connectivity
          6. Routing Schemes
          7. Single-Homed Customer Routing Schemes
          8. Dual-Attached Customer Routing Schemes
          9. Multihomed Customer Routing Schemes
          10. Addressing and AS Number Allocation
          11. Single-Homed Customer IP Addressing Schemes
          12. Dual-Attached Customer IP Addressing and AS Number Schemes
          13. Multihomed Customer IP Addressing and AS Number Schemes
        2. Connecting a Customer to a Service Provider
          1. Implementing Customer Connectivity Using Static Routing
          2. Single-Homed Customer Using Static Routing and a Single IP Address
          3. Single-Homed Customer Using Static Routing and Multiple IP Addresses
          4. Dual-Attached Customers Using Static Routing in a Primary and Backup Scenario
          5. Dual-Attached Customers Using Static Routing in a Load-Balancing Scenario
          6. Connecting a Dual-Attached Customer to a Single Service Provider
          7. Conditional BGP Advertising
          8. BGP Configurations on the Service Provider PE Router
          9. Removing a Private AS Number
          10. Dual-Attached Customers Using BGP
          11. Service Provider Migrations Using Local AS
          12. Dual-Attached Customers Using BGP in a Primary and Backup Scenario
          13. Dual-Attached Customers Using BGP in a Load-Balancing Scenario
          14. Connecting a Multihomed Customer to Multiple Service Providers
          15. Customer-Implemented BGP Routing Policies in a Primary and Backup Scenario
          16. Customer-Implemented BGP Routing Policies in a Load-Balancing Scenario
          17. Service Provider-Aided BGP Routing Policy in a Primary and Backup Scenario
      2. Scale Service Provider Network
        1. Scaling BGP in Service Provider Networks
          1. Cisco IP NGN Infrastructure Layer
          2. Service Provider Network Routing Protocols
          3. Route Propagation in Service Provider Networks
          4. Route Information Exchange Between Service Providers
          5. Route Information Exchange with Customers
          6. BGP Next-Hop Resolution with IGP
          7. Scaling BGP Routing
          8. Scaling Addressing in Service Provider Core Networks
          9. BGP Policy Accounting
        2. Introducing BGP Route Reflectors and Confederations
          1. BGP Route Reflectors and BGP Confederations
          2. BGP Split-Horizon Rule
          3. Steps of Route Propagation in a Route Reflector-Enabled Network
          4. Redundant Route Reflectors
          5. Route Reflector Clusters
          6. Additional Loop-Prevention Mechanism
          7. Network Design with BGP Route Reflectors
          8. Hierarchical Route Reflectors
          9. Implementing BGP Route Reflectors
          10. BGP Confederations Overview
          11. AS Path Propagation Within BGP Confederation
          12. Intraconfederation EBGP Session Properties
      3. Secure and Optimize BGP
        1. Implementing Advanced BGP Operations
          1. Cisco IP NGN Infrastructure Layer
          2. Threats in Service Provider Environments
          3. BGP Countermeasures Overview
          4. BGP Route Limiting
          5. BGP Neighbor Authentication
          6. BGP TTL Security Check
          7. Control Plane Policing
          8. BGP Neighbor Authentication, TTL Security, and CoPP Configuration
          9. Remote-Triggered Black-Hole Filtering
          10. Destination-Based RTBH
          11. Source-Based RTBH
          12. Cisco Nonstop Forwarding
          13. Cisco Nonstop Routing
          14. BGP NSF and NSR Configuration
          15. BGP Process Restart
        2. Improving BGP Convergence
          1. BGP Route-Dampening Overview
          2. Configuring BGP Route Dampening
          3. Verifying BGP Route Dampening
          4. BGP Convergence
          5. BGP Processes
          6. Improving BGP Convergence
          7. Distributed BGP
          8. PMTU Discovery
          9. PMTU Increasing Input Queue Depth
          10. PMTU Discovery, Hold Queue, and Distributed BGP Configurations
          11. BGP Prefix Independent Convergence
          12. Bidirectional Forwarding Detection for BGP
          13. BGP Timers and Intervals
        3. Improving BGP Configuration Scalability
          1. BGP Peer Groups Overview
          2. BGP Peer Groups as Performance Tool
          3. BGP Peer Groups Configuration
          4. BGP Peer Groups Limitation
          5. BGP Dynamic Update Groups
          6. BGP Peer Templates Overview
          7. BGP Configuration Templates
          8. BGP Configuration Templates Inheritance
          9. Configuring BGP Configuration Templates
          10. BGP Configuration Templates Verification
          11. BGP Peer Templates
          12. BGP Peer Templates Inheritance BGP Peer Templates Configuration
          13. BGP Peer Templates Verification
      4. Multicast Overview
        1. Introducing IP Multicast
          1. IP Multicast Benefits and Caveats
          2. Multicast Operations High-Level Overview
          3. Multicast Advantages and Disadvantages
          4. Multicast Application Types
          5. IP Multicast Group Address
          6. IP Multicast Basic Addressing
          7. RFC 2770 and SSM Addressing
          8. Multicast Session Directory
          9. IP Multicast Service Model
          10. Functions of a Multicast Network
          11. Multicast Source and Receivers
          12. Multicast Protocols
          13. Multicast Forwarding and RPF Check
          14. Multicast Scoping
        2. Defining Multicast Distribution Trees and Forwarding
          1. RPF Check
          2. Types of Multicast Distribution Trees
          3. Multicast Distribution Tree Identification
          4. Multicast Protocols Overview
          5. PIM Dense Mode and Sparse Mode High-Level Overview
          6. Intradomain Multicast Routing Protocols
          7. Interdomain Multicast Routing Protocols
          8. Multicast High-Availability Options
          9. Multicast NSF with Stateful Failover
          10. PIM Triggered Joins
          11. IGMP Overview
          12. IGMPv1 Overview
          13. IGMPv2 Overview
          14. IGMPv3 Overview
        3. Defining Multicast on the LAN
          1. Mapping Multicast IP Addresses to MAC Addresses
          2. Layer 2 Multicast Frame Switching
          3. Implementing IGMP
          4. IGMP join-group and static-group
          5. IGMPv3 Host Stack Feature
          6. Configuring IGMP Snooping
          7. IGMP Fast-Leave in a Switch
          8. PIM Snooping
        4. Populating the Mroute Table
          1. The Mroute Table
          2. Multiprotocol BGP
          3. MP-BGP Capability Negotiation
          4. MP-BGP Multicast Configuration
          5. MP-BGP Multicast Verification
      5. Intradomain and Interdomain Multicast Routing
        1. Introducing PIM-SM Protocol
          1. PIM-SM in the Cisco IP NGN Infrastructure Layer
          2. PIM-SM Shared Tree Join
          3. PIM-SM Sender Registration
          4. PIM-SM SPT Switchover
          5. PIM-SM Packets
          6. PIM-SM State Information
          7. PIM-SM State Maintenance
          8. Multicast Routing Table
          9. PIM-SM OIL Rules
          10. PIM-SM State Flags
          11. PIM-SM Neighbor Discovery
          12. PIM-SM Forwarding
          13. PIM-SM Joining
          14. PIM-SM Registering
          15. PIM-SM Registering: Receiver Joins First Scenario
          16. PIM-SM Registering: Source Starts First Scenario
          17. PIM-SM Registering: Receivers Along the SPT Scenario
          18. PIM-SM SPT Switchover Overview
          19. PIM-SM SPT Switchover Process
          20. PIM-SM Shared Tree Pruning Overview
          21. PIM-SM Pruning Shared Tree Process
          22. PIM-SM SPT Pruning Overview
          23. PIM-SM Pruning SPT Process
          24. Enable PIM-SM
          25. Static RP
          26. Finding PIM Neighbors and Checking RP Information
          27. Troubleshooting PIM-SM Guidelines
        2. Implementing PIM-SM Enhancements
          1. Source Specific Multicast
          2. SSM Scenario
          3. SSM with IGMPv3
          4. SSM Mapping
          5. Configuring SSM
          6. Bidirectional PIM
          7. Bidirectional PIM Sources and Receivers
          8. Bidirectional PIM Traffic Flow
          9. Forwarding and Tree Building Process
          10. DF Election Process
          11. DF Election Messages
          12. Initial Election
          13. Winning the Election as DF
          14. DF Loses Path to the RP
          15. DF Dies and Other Metric Changes
          16. Configuring Bidirectional PIM
        3. Implementing Interdomain IP Multicast
          1. Service Provider Multicast Requirements
          2. GLOP-Static Allocation of 233/8
          3. SSM Role in Interdomain IP Multicast
          4. MSDP Role in Interdomain IP Multicast
          5. Multicast Service Provider Requirements
          6. MSDP Protocol
          7. MSDP Concepts
          8. MSDP Neighbor Relationship
          9. MSDP Messages
          10. MSDP SA Message Processing
          11. MSDP SA Message Origination
          12. MSDP MD5 Password Authentication
          13. Configuring MSDP
          14. Verifying MSDP
        4. Identifying Rendezvous Point Distribution Solutions
          1. Static RP Disadvantages
          2. Dynamic RP Discovery Mechanisms
          3. RP Placement
          4. Auto-RP
          5. Auto-RP Candidate RPs
          6. Auto-RP Mapping Agents
          7. Auto-RP Other Routers
          8. Auto-RP Configuration
          9. Auto-RP Troubleshooting
          10. Auto-RP Scoping
          11. Securing Auto-RP Using a Boundary
          12. PIMv2 Bootstrap Router
          13. PIMv2 BSR Candidate RPs
          14. PIMv2 BSRs
          15. PIMv2 BSR Election
          16. Other PIMv2 BSR Routers
          17. PIMv2 BSR Advertisement Process
          18. PIMv2 BSR Configuration
          19. PIMv2 BSR Verification
          20. PIMv2 BSR Troubleshooting
          21. BSR Hop-by-Hop Flooding
          22. Constraining BSR Messages
          23. Anycast RP
          24. Anycast RP Example
          25. Anycast RP Configuration
          26. Anycast RP Configuration Guidelines Lesson 5: Module Summary
      6. Service Provider IPv6 Transition Implementations
        1. Introducing IPv6 Services
          1. Multicast in the Cisco IP NGN Infrastructure Layer
          2. IPv6 Multicast Address Format
          3. IPv6 Multicast Address Scope
          4. IPv6 Solicited-Node Multicast Address Format
          5. IPv6 Multicast Address with a Global Scope
          6. IPv4 vs. IPv6 Multicast Comparison
          7. PIMv6 Overview
          8. Embedding the RP Address in an IPv6 Multicast Address
          9. IPv6 Multicast Routing Configuration
          10. IPv6 Multicast Listener Discovery
          11. MLDv1 Messages
          12. MLDv1 General Query Message
          13. MLDv1 Report Message
          14. MLDv1 Done Message
          15. MLDv1 Address-Specific Query Message
          16. MLDv2 Protocol
          17. MLD Access Groups and Group Limits
          18. MLD Configuration
          19. MLD Verification
          20. MLD Join-Group and Static-Group
          21. MLD Snooping
          22. DNS and DHCPv6 in the Cisco IP NGN Infrastructure Layer
          23. DNS IPv6 Support
          24. Dynamic DNS
          25. DHCPv6 Operations
          26. DHCPv6 Server Router Configuration
          27. DHCPv6 Lite Operation (Stateless DHCPv6)
          28. DHCPv6 Prefix Delegation
          29. DHCPv6 Verification
          30. QoS in the Cisco IP NGN Infrastructure Layer
          31. IPv6 Header Fields Used for QoS
          32. IPv6 Traffic Class Field
          33. IPv6 Flow Label Field
          34. IPv6 QoS Configuration
          35. Cisco IOS Software Features
          36. Cisco IOS IPv6 Telnet and SSH Server and Client Support
          37. Cisco IOS IPv6 Tools
          38. Cisco Discovery Protocol Support for IPv6
          39. Cisco Express Forwarding for IPv6
          40. IP Service Level Agreement (SLA) for IPv6
          41. Configuring IP SLA
        2. Defining IPv6 Transition Mechanisms
          1. Dual Stack, CGN, and NAT64
          2. Dual-Stack Operations Overview
          3. Dual-Stack Considerations
          4. Dual Stack with Carrier-Grade NAT
          5. NAT444
          6. Carrier-Grade NAT on Cisco Routers
          7. NAT64
          8. DNS64
          9. Stateless NAT64
          10. Stateful NAT64
          11. Stateless versus Stateful NAT64 Comparison
          12. Stateful NAT64 Configuration on ASR 1000
          13. Static, Stateful NAT64 Configuration on ASR 1000
          14. IPv6 Tunneling Mechanisms
          15. Manually Configured Tunnels
          16. GRE Tunnels
          17. 6in4 Tunnels
          18. 6in4 Tunnel Configuration
          19. 6to4 Automatic Tunnels
          20. 6to4 Considerations
          21. 6to4 Configuration
          22. 6RD Automatic Tunnels
          23. 6RD Considerations
          24. 6RD Configuration
        3. Deploying IPv6 in the Service Provider Network
          1. IPv6 Service Provider Deployment
          2. Dual-Stack Option
          3. Dual Stack Pros and Cons
          4. Tunneling of IPv6 in IPv4
          5. Tunneling of IPv6 in IPv4 Pros and Cons
          6. Key Service Provider Strategies
          7. IPv6 Services
          8. IPv6 Address Allocation
          9. IPv6 Address Selection Guidelines
          10. IPv6 Broadband Access Services
          11. FTTH Access Architecture
          12. DSL Access Architecture
          13. Cable Access Architecture
      7. Lab
        1. Implement BGP Route Reflectors
        2. Implement BGP Security Options
        3. Improve BGP Scalability
        4. Implement Layer 2 and Layer 3 Multicast
        5. Enable and Optimize PIM-SM
        6. Implement PIM-SM Enhancements
        7. Implement Rendezvous Point Distribution
        8. Implement a DHCPv6 Server with Prefix Delegation
        9. Implement IPv6 Multicasting
        10. Implement Tunnels for IPv6

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » 642-885 SPADVROUTE : Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Routing (SPADVROUTE)

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David has been in the Networking field for the past eleven years and holds several Cisco certifications. He has been an instructor since 2005 and has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning.

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- Over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer.
- An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, as well as select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.
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Michael has over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer. An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, Michael also teaches select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.

Michael's dedication and passion for teaching is unmatched. He has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning since 2006 and his evaluation scores average 8.7 out of 9.
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- Over 20 years of experience in the IT industry; background ranges from engineering, administration and escalation support in networks.


William is a highly-skilled IT professional with Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania. He has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years, with experience in engineering, administration and escalation support in networks ranging from small to large scale complex enterprise environments.

As a Cisco and CompTIA Subject Matter Expert, he holds several certifications, including Cisco CCNA, CCNP, and CCIE. William is one of NetCom's top trainers, consistently scoring high marks in student evaluations.

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