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Implementing Cisco Multicast v3.0 - ICM

Implementing Cisco Multicast v3.0 - ICM Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

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In this course, you will learn how infrastructures are multicast enabled to support the efficiency of multicast business applications and services. Learn to identify Cisco products and protocols required to implement multicast solutions in both local and wide area networks within your enterprise and beyond. You will implement services at each layer of the network to obtain membership to multicast groups in a working environment.

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Intended Audience for this Implementing Cisco Multicast v3.0 - ICM Course

  • » Engineers responsible for designing, implementing, and troubleshooting IP multicast-enabled networks
  • » IT personnel who may implement streaming voice/video/data services in an enterprise, including ISPs and those in financial service enterprises, the health care industry, or cable TV companies
  • » Those preparing for the CCIE practical exam

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Implementing Cisco Multicast v3.0 - ICM Course Objectives

  • » IP multicast application types
  • » Basic model of IP multicast
  • » IP multicast addressing
  • » Multicast Distribution Trees and protocol types
  • » Reporting group membership
  • » Multicast MAC-layer addresses and switch forwarding
  • » IGMP snooping implementation
  • » PIM dense mode configuration and troubleshooting
  • » PIM sparse mode configuration and troubleshooting
  • » Source specific multicast
  • » Bidirectional PIM
  • » Configuring redundant rendezvous points using Anycast MSDP, Auto RP, or BSR
  • » Combining Anycast RP and Auto-RP
  • » Multicast scoping including using administratively scoped zones
  • » Multicast security, high availability, and reliability
  • » Multicast over NBMA networks
  • » Tunneling multicast over unicast networks using GRE
  • » DMVPN tunneling with multicast over unicast networks using mGRE and NHRP
  • » DMVPN security adding IP Sec to mGRE, NHRP and multicast
  • » Multicast with VPNs and MPLS
  • » IP Security for MPLS Group Encrypted Transport VPN (GET VPN)
  • » Interdomain multicast with MBGP and MSDP configuration

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Implementing Cisco Multicast v3.0 - ICM Course Outline

      1. IP Multicast Foundation
        1. Overview and Outline
        2. Chapter Objectives
        3. IP Multicast Benefits and Caveats
        4. IP Multicast Application Types
        5. The Basic Model of IP Multicast
        6. IP Multicast Addressing
        7. Multicast Sessions - Directory Services
        8. Summary
        9. Review Questions
      2. Function of a Multicast Network
        1. Overview and Outline
        2. Chapter Objectives
        3. Functions of Multicast-Enabled Networks
        4. Multicast Distribution Trees and Protocol Types
        5. Reporting Group Membership
        6. Summary
        7. Review Questions
      3. Multicast LAN Switch Operation
        1. Overview and Outline
        2. Chapter Objectives
        3. Multicast MAC-Layer Addresses and Switch Forwarding
        4. Constraining Multicast Streams on LAN Switch Ports
        5. IGMP Snooping Implementation
        6. Summary
        7. Review Questions
      4. PIM Dense Mode
        1. Overview and Outline
        2. Chapter Objectives
        3. PIM Dense Mode Overview
        4. PIM Dense Mode Details
        5. PIM Dense Mode Configuration and Troubleshooting
        6. Summary
        7. Review Questions
      5. PIM Sparse Mode
        1. Overview and Outline
        2. Chapter Objectives
        3. PIM Dense Sparse Overview
        4. PIM State
        5. PIM Packet Types
        6. PIM SM Joining
        7. PIM SM Registering
        8. PIM SPT-Switchover
        9. PIM SM Pruning
        10. PIM Sparse Mode Configuration and Troubleshooting
        11. Summary
        12. Review Questions
      6. PIM-SM Variants
        1. Overview and Outline
        2. Chapter Objectives
        3. Source Specific Multicast
        4. Bidirectional PIM
        5. Bidirectional PIM Basic Configuration
        6. Bidirectional PIM Designated Forwarders
        7. Bidirectional PIM Mroute Forwarding State (*, G)
        8. Bidirectional PIM Phantom BiDir RPs
        9. Summary
        10. Review Questions
      7. Redundant Rendezvous Points
        1. Overview and Outline
        2. Chapter Objectives
        3. Configuring Redundant Rendezvous Points Using MSDP
        4. Redundant RP Configuration and Recommendations
        5. Configuring Redundant Rendezvous Points Using Auto RP
        6. Configuring Redundant Rendezvous Points Using BSR
        7. Combining Anycast RP and Auto-RP
        8. Tuning RP Operations
        9. Summary
        10. Review Questions
      8. Administrative Scoping and Filtering of Multicast
        1. Overview and Outline
        2. Chapter Objectives
        3. Multicast Scoping
        4. Using Administratively Scoped Zones
        5. Summary
        6. Review Questions
      9. WAN, VPN, and MPLS for Multicast
        1. Overview and Outline
        2. Chapter Objectives
        3. Multicast over NBMA Networks
        4. Tunneling Multicast over Unicast Networks
        5. Multicast with VPNs and MPLS
        6. DMVPN Tunneling with Multicast over Unicast Networks using mGRE and NHRP
        7. Multicast with VPNs and MPLS
        8. Summary
        9. Review Questions
      10. Security, High Availability, and Reliability
        1. Overview and Outline
        2. Chapter Objectives
        3. Advanced Multicast Engineering - High Availability
        4. What is Reliable IP Multicast?
        5. Advanced Multicast Engineering - Security
        6. DMVPN Security adding IP Sec to mGRE, NHRP, and Multicast
        7. IP Security for Multicast over MPLS Group Encrypted Transport VPN (GET VPN)
        8. Summary
        9. Review Questions
      11. Interdomain Multicast with MBGP and MSDP
        1. Overview and Outline
        2. Chapter Objectives
        3. Basic Overview Interdomain Multicast Routing
        4. MBGP Configuration
        5. MSDP Configuration
        6. Summary
        7. Review Questions
      12. Appendix A. Cisco Security Appliance Command
      13. Appendix B. PGM Configuration
      14. Appendix C. MSDP RPF Rules

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Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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Award winning, world-class Instructors

David M.
- Networking expert with several Cisco certifications, including CCENT, CCNA, CCDA, CCSI, and CCVP. - Has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning. - Average rating of 8.75 out of 9 on student evaluation reports.

Bio:

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.

David is an extremely enthusiastic trainer with a raw passion towards teaching and delivering Cisco information and takes great pride in his career as an instructor, which has lead him to develop and deliver the class in his own unique way; very professional and knowledgeable, yet pleasant and enjoyable. His classes have a high passing rate for students taking certification exams, and averages 8.75 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Michael G.
- 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.
- High-skilled and acclaimed instructor. Has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning.

Bio:

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.
William D.
- Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania, in addition to several IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of experience in the IT industry; background ranges from engineering, administration and escalation support in networks.

Bio:

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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