Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 v1.2 - SPNGN2 (Associate)

Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 v1.2 - SPNGN2 (Associate) Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

Price: $3,745.00

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In this course, network engineers and technicians will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to implement and support a service provider network. You will focus on using Cisco switches and Cisco routers that are connected in LANs and WANs, and are typically found in the service provider network. You will learn to configure, verify, and troubleshoot the various Cisco networking devices. Through hands-on labs, you will gain practical skills on deploying Cisco IOS/IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR features to operate and support service provider network.

Exam format
Exam Number: 640-878 SPNGN2
Associated Certifications: CCNA Service Provider
Duration: 90 minutes (65-75 questions)
Register with: Pearson VUE

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Intended Audience for this Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 v1.2 - SPNGN2 (Associate) Course

  • » Network administrators, engineers, managers, and systems engineers working in the service provider environment
  • » Network designers, project managers, and program managers
  • » Individuals preparing for CCNA SP certification

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Course Prerequisites for Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 v1.2 - SPNGN2 (Associate)

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Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 v1.2 - SPNGN2 (Associate) Course Objectives

  • » Operation of IP and data network
  • » IPv4 and IPv6 addressing schemes
  • » Configure switched network technologies
  • » Routed network technologies
  • » Configure IP services
  • » Configure Cisco operating systems and platforms
  • » Configure transport technologies
  • » Configure access and edge technologies
  • » Configure security in the network
  • » MPLS, multicast, and high availability
  • » Configure network management
  • » VPN technologies

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Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 v1.2 - SPNGN2 (Associate) Course Outline

      1. Service Provider Network Construction
        1. Introduction to Service Providers
        2. Interconnecting ISP Networks
        3. Global IP Address Space Management
        4. Global Routing
        5. Cisco IP NGN Architecture
        6. Components of a Cisco IP NGN Infrastructure Layer
        7. Cisco IP NGN of the Future
      2. Advanced LAN Switching
        1. Implementing VLANs and Trunks
        2. VLANs
        3. Trunking
        4. QinQ
        5. Spanning Tree Protocol Enhancements
        6. PVSTP
        7. RSTP
        8. MSTP
        9. Spanning Tree Options
        10. REP
        11. Routing Between VLANs
        12. Concept of Inter-VLAN Routing
        13. Configuring a Router for Inter-VLAN Routing
        14. Configuring a Layer 3 Switch for Inter-VLAN Routing
        15. First Hop Redundancy Protocols
        16. Gateway Redundancy Problem
        17. Hot Standby Router Protocol
        18. Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol
        19. Gateway Load Balancing Protocol
      3. Internal Service Provider Traffic Forwarding
        1. Link-State Routing Protocols
        2. Service Provider IP and MPLS Core Network
        3. Link-State Routing Protocol Basics
        4. Link-State Database and SPF Calculations
        5. Implementing OSPF
        6. OSPF Basics
        7. Adding Interfaces to OSPF
        8. OSPF Load Balancing
        9. OSPF Authentication
        10. Implementing IS-IS
        11. IS-IS Basics
        12. Adding Interfaces to IS-IS
        13. IS-IS Load Balancing
        14. IS-IS Authentication
        15. Implementing Route Redistribution
        16. Route Redistribution Basics
        17. Route Redistribution into OSPF
        18. Route Redistribution into IS-IS
        19. MPLS Basics
        20. Label Distribution Protocol
        21. MPLS Configuration
      4. External Service Provider Routing
        1. Introducing BGP
        2. Interdomain Routing
        3. AS Types and Redundancy
        4. BGP Characteristics and Limitations
        5. Address Families
        6. Understanding BGP Path Attributes
        7. BGP Path Attributes
        8. Establishing BGP Sessions and Processing BGP Routes
        9. BGP Peering
        10. External and Internal Border Gateway Protocol
        11. Authentication
        12. Network Layer Reachability Information (NLRI)
        13. Best Route Selection Criteria
        14. Route Propagation
        15. Advertising Networks
        16. Configuring Basic BGP
        17. Configuring the BGP Process
        18. Configuring Routing Parameters
      5. ACLs and IP Address Translation
        1. Implementing Access Control Lists (ACLs)
        2. Standard ACLs
        3. Extended ACLs
        4. IPv6 ACLs
        5. Service Provider Edge Filtering
        6. Transitioning to IPv6
        7. Transition Issues
        8. Carrier-Grade NAT
        9. NAT64
        10. Dual-Stack
        11. IPv6-in-IPv4 Tunneling
      6. Cisco Service Provider Platforms
        1. Cisco Hardware Platform Placement
        2. Cisco Routers, Switches, and Other Devices
        3. Cisco Routers in the Core Network
        4. Cisco Routers and Switches in the Edge and Aggregation Network
        5. Cisco Routers in the Access Network
        6. Cisco Switches in the Access Network
        7. Cisco IOS XR Software Architecture and Features
        8. Cisco IOS XR Software Architecture
        9. Cisco IOS XR Software High-Availability Features
        10. Cisco IOS XR Software Release Cycle
        11. Software Maintenance Operations on Cisco IOS XR and Cisco IOS XE
        12. Cisco IOS XR Software Packages
        13. Cisco IOS XR Software Upgrades
        14. Installing Cisco IOS XR from the Beginning
        15. Cisco IOS XR Firmware Updates
        16. Cisco IOS XE Software Packages
        17. Configuration Management with Cisco IOS XR Software
        18. Committing Configuration
        19. Configuration Rollback Points
      7. Labs
        1. Lab 1: Configure Advanced Switching.
        2. Lab 2: Configure Inter-VLAN Routing and Gateway Redundancy
        3. Lab 3: Implanting OSPF
        4. Lab 4: Implement IS-IS
        5. Lab 5: Configure Basic BGP
        6. Lab 6: Implement ACLs
        7. Lab 7: Manage the Cisco IOS XR Package

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

  • » 640-878 SPNGN2 : Building Cisco Service Provider Next Generation Networks, Part 2 (SPNGN2) 1.2

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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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