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ROUTE v2.0 - Implementing Cisco® IP Routing

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ROUTE v2.0 - Implementing Cisco® IP Routing Course Outline

Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education. Please contact us for an update on when the class will be available in New Hampshire.

ROUTE v2.0, a five-day ILT course, builds upon the knowledge and skills from CCNA Routing and Switching and help you expand competencies to plan, implement, and monitor a scalable routing network.

This course includes major updates and follows an updated blueprint. (However, note that this course does not cover all items listed on the blueprint.) Some older topics have been removed or simplified, while several new IPv6 routing topics have been added. The course content has been adapted to Cisco IOS Software Release 15 and technically updated.

Note: Students registering for this course will be receiving their course kit in a digital format.
To be able to view your digital kit you will need to bring a laptop computer, the recommended system requirements and instructions to access the course kit content can be found at the following link:
Digital Course Kit Requirements and Instructions

To participate in the hands-on labs in this class, you need to bring a laptop computer with the following:
We recommend using at least a Pentium 4 or better and 1 GB of RAM or more.
We recommend running Windows XP Professional SP3 or greater (Vista & Windows 7/8).
Mac & Linux machines are also supported.
All PCs require Internet Explorer 7 or greater, Mozilla FireFox, or Google Chrome.
Note: When testing connectivity, Mozilla & Chrome may not be able to fully complete the tests as intended.
All students should have administrator rights to their PCs.
If you do not have administrator rights to your PC, you at least need permissions to download, install, and run Active-X controls in Internet Explorer or Cisco Any Connect Client.
If you are participating in a WebEx event, you should have internet access served by at least a 512K link, a full T1 Connection is recommended.
All PCs require the latest Java Runtime Environment, which can be downloaded from www.java.com.
If you have any questions or issues with meeting the recommended requirements, please contact us at rlt@skyline-ats.com to discuss.

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
Describe routing protocols, different remote connectivity options, and their impact on routing and implementing RIPng
Configure EIGRP in IPv4 and IPv6 environments
Configure OSPF in IPv4 and IPv6 environments
Implement route redistribution using filtering mechanisms
Implement path control using policy-based routing and IP SLA
Implement enterprise Internet connectivity
Secure Cisco routers according to best practices and configure authentication for routing protocols

This section lists the skills and knowledge that learners must possess to benefit fully from the curriculum. It includes recommended Cisco learning offerings that the learners may complete to benefit fully from this curriculum.

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:
Describing network fundamentals
Establishing Internet and WAN connectivity (IPv4 and IPv6)
Managing network device security
Operating a medium-sized LAN with multiple switches, supporting VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree
Troubleshooting IP connectivity (IPv4 and IPv6)
Configuring and troubleshooting EIGRP and OSPF (IPv4 and IPv6)
Configuring devices for SNMP, syslog, and NetFlow access
Managing Cisco device configurations, Cisco IOS images, and licenses
It is highly recommended that this course be taken after the following Cisco courses:

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices v2.0, Part 1 (ICND1 v2.0) and Part 2 (ICND2 v2.0), or
Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated Version 2.0 (CCNAX v2.0)

Who Should Attend
Learners who aim to be network professionals and who have knowledge that is obtained from Cisco CCNA courses

Course Outline

Course Introduction

Course Goal and Objectives
Course Flow
Additional References
Your Training Curriculum
Module 1: Basic Network and Routing Concepts
Lesson 1: Differentiating Routing Protocols
Enterprise Network Infrastructure
Role of Dynamic Routing Protocols
Choosing the Optimal Routing Protocol
Types of Routing Protocols
Route Summarization
Routing Protocol Scalability

Lesson 2: Understanding Network Technologies
Traffic Types
IPv6 Address Types
Network Types
Nonbroadcast Multiple-Access Networks
Routing over the Internet

Lesson 3: Connecting Remote Locations with the Headquarters
Connectivity Overview
Routing Across MPLS VPNs
Routing over a GRE Tunnel
Dynamic Multipoint Virtual Private Network
Multipoint GRE
Next Hop Resolution Protocol

Lesson 4: Implementing RIPng
RIP Overview
Investigating the RIPng Database
Module 2: EIGRP Implementation
Lesson 1: Establishing EIGRP Neighbor Relationships
EIGRP Features
EIGRP Reliable Transport
EIGRP Operation Overview
Manipulating EIGRP Timers
EIGRP Neighborship over Frame Relay
Establishing EIGRP over Layer 3 MPLS VPN
EIGRP Neighborship over Layer 2 MPLS VPN

Lesson 2: Building the EIGRP Topology Table
Exchange of Routing Knowledge in EIGRP
EIGRP Metric
EIGRP Metric Calculation
EIGRP Metric Calculation Example
The Feasibility Condition
EIGRP Path Calculation Example

Lesson 3: Optimizing EIGRP Behavior
EIGRP Queries
EIGRP Stub Routers
Stuck in Active
Reducing Query Scope by Using Summary Routes
Load Balancing with EIGRP

Lesson 4: Configuring EIGRP for IPv6
EIGRP for IPv6 Overview
Verifying EIGRP for IPv6 Configuration

Lesson 5: Discovering Named EIGRP Configuration
Introduction to Named EIGRP Configuration
Named EIGRP Configuration Modes
Example: Classic vs. Named EIGRP Configuration
Module 3: OSPF Implementation
Lesson 1: Establishing OSPF Neighbor Relationships
OSPF Features
OSPF Operation Overview
Hierarchical Structure of OSPF
Design Limitations of OSPF
OSPF Message Types
OSPF Neighborship over Point-to-Point Links
OSPF Neighborship on Layer 3 MPLS VPN
OSPF Neighborship over Layer 2 MPLS VPN
OSPF Neighbor States
OSPF Network Types
Configuring Passive Interfaces

Lesson 2: Building the Link-State Database
Periodic OSPF Database Changes
Exchanging and Synchronizing LSDBs
Synchronizing LSDB on Multiaccess Networks
Running the SPF Algorithm
Calculating the Cost of Intra-Area Routes
Calculating the Cost of Interarea Routes
Selecting Intra-Area and Interarea Routes

Lesson 3: Optimizing OSPF Behavior
OSPF Route Summarization
Benefits of Route Summarization
Summarization on ABRs
Summarization on ASBRs
Two Ways of Directing Traffic to the Internet
Cost of the Default Route in a Stub Area
The default-information originate Command
Other Stubby Area Types

Lesson 4: Configuring OSPFv3
Configuring Advanced OSPFv3
OSPFv3 Caveats
Module 4: Configuration of Redistribution
Lesson 1: Implementing Basic Routing Protocol Redistribution
The Need for Redistribution
Defining Route Redistribution
Redistributing Route Information
Default Metrics for Redistributed Routes
Calculating Costs for OSPF E1 and E2 Routes
Types of Redistribution
Mutual Redistribution

Lesson 2: Manipulating Redistribution Using Route Filtering
The Need for Redistribution Manipulation
Distribute Lists
Distribute Lists Usage
Prefix Lists
Prefix List Example
Introducing Route Maps
Route Map Applications
Route Map Operation
Configuring Route Maps
Route Maps Example
Changing Administrative Distance
Manipulating Redistribution Using Route Tagging
Caveats of Redistribution
Module 5: Path Control Implementation
Lesson 1: Using Cisco Express Forwarding Switching
Control Plane and Data Plane
Cisco Switching Mechanisms
Process Switching and Fast Switching
Cisco Express Forwarding

Lesson 2: Implementing Path Control
Need for Path Control
PBR Features
PBR Benefits
Configuring PBR
Need for Dynamic Path Control
Configuring IP SLA
Using IP SLA for Path Control
Module 6: Enterprise Internet Connectivity
Lesson 1: Planning Enterprise Internet Connectivity
Enterprise Internet Connectivity Needs
Types of ISP Connectivity
Public IP Address Assignments
Provider-Independent IP Addressing
AS Numbers

Lesson 2: Establishing Single-Homed IPv4 Internet Connectivity
Configuring a Provider-Assigned IPv4 Address
Obtaining a Provider-Assigned IPv4 Address with DHCP
Need for NAT
NAT Overview
Configuring Static NAT
Configuring Dynamic NAT
Configuring PAT
Limitations of NAT
NAT Virtual Interface

Lesson 3: Establishing Single-Homed IPv6 Internet Connectivity
Obtaining Provider-Assigned IPv6 Addresses
Securing IPv6 Internet Connectivity

Lesson 4: Improving Resilience of Internet Connectivity
Drawbacks of a Single-Homed Internet Connectivity
Dual-Homed Internet Connectivity
Configuring Best Path for Dual-Homed Internet Connectivity
Multihomed Internet Connectivity
Multihoming Options

Lesson 5: Considering Advantages of Using BGP
Routing Between Autonomous Systems
Path Vector Functionality
BGP Routing Policies
Characteristics of BGP
BGP Data Structures
BGP Message Types
When to Use BGP

Lesson 6: Implementing Basic BGP Operations
BGP Neighbor Relationships
EBGP Neighbor Relationships
IBGP Neighbor Relationships
Basic BGP Configuration Requirements
Configuring BGP Neighbors

Lesson 7: Using BGP Attributes and the Path Selection Process
BGP Path Selection
BGP Route Selection Process
Weight Attribute
Configuring the Default Weight for a Neighbor
Configuring Weight with Route Maps
MED Attribute
Setting MED with a Route Map

Lesson 8: Controlling BGP Routing Updates
Filtering of BGP Routing Updates
Using Prefix Lists to Filter BGP Updates
Implementing AS Path Access Lists
Using Route Maps to Manipulate BGP Updates
Route Map Use Case Example
Filtering Order
Clearing the BGP Session
BGP Peer Groups
Peer Group Configuration Scenario
Peer Group Configuration Example

Lesson 9: Implementing BGP for IPv6 Internet Connectivity
MP-BGP Support for IPv6
Exchanging IPv6 Routes over an IPv4 Session
Exchanging IPv6 Routes over an IPv6 Session
Comparing Single and Dual BGP Transport
IPv6 BGP Filtering Mechanisms
IPv6 Prefix List Filtering
IPv6 Path Selection with BGP Local Preference
Module 7: Routers and Routing Protocol Hardening
Lesson 1: Securing Cisco Routers
Securing Cisco IOS Routers Checklist
Router Security Policy
Encrypted Passwords
Use SSH Instead of Telnet
Securing Access to the Infrastructure Using Router ACLs
Secure SNMP
Configuration Backups
Implement Logging
Disable Unused Services

Lesson 2: Describing Routing Protocol Authentication Options
The Purpose of Routing Protocol Authentication
Authentication Types
Plaintext Authentication Process
Hashing Authentication Process
Time-Based Key Chains
Authentication Options with Different Routing Protocols

Lesson 3: Configuring EIGRP Authentication
EIGRP Authentication Configuration Checklist
EIGRP for IPv6 Authentication Configuration
EIGRP for IPv6 Authentication Verification
Configuring Authentication in Named EIGRP

Lesson 4: Configuring OSPF Authentication
OSPF Authentication Configuration Checklist

Lesson 5: Configuring BGP Authentication
BGP Authentication Configuration Checklist
BGP Authentication Configuration
BGP Authentication Verification
BGP for IPv6 Authentication Configuration
BGP for IPv6 Authentication Verification
Lab Outline

Discovery 1: Configuring RIPng
Discovery 2: Configuring and Investigating Basic EIGRP
Discovery 3: Building the EIGRP Topology Table
Discovery 4: EIGRP Stub Routing
Discovery 5: EIGRP Summarization
Discovery 6: EIGRP Load Balancing
Discovery 7: EIGRP for IPv6 Configuration
Discovery 8: Discovering the Named EIGRP Configuration
Discovery 9: Basic OSPF Configuration Introduction
Discovery 10: Building the Link-State Database
Discovery 11: OSPF Path Selection
Discovery 12: OSPF Route Summarization
Discovery 13: OSPF Stub Areas
Discovery 14: Implementing OSPFv3
Discovery 15: Basic Redistribution
Discovery 16: Manipulate Redistribution
Discovery 17: Manipulate Redistribution Using Route Maps
Discovery 18: Analyzing Cisco Express Forwarding
Discovery 19: Implementing PBR
Discovery 20: Configuring NAT Virtual Interface
Discovery 21: Basic IPv6 Internet Connectivity
Discovery 22: Basic BGP Configuration
Discovery 23: Influencing BGP Path Selection
Discovery 24: BGP for IPv6
Discovery 25: Configuring EIGRP Authentication
Discovery 26: OSPF Authentication Configuration
Challenge 1: Configure RIPng
Challenge 2: Configure EIGRP
Challenge 3: Configure and Optimize EIGRP for IPv6
Challenge 4: Implement EIGRP for IPv4 and IPv6 Through Named Configuration
Challenge 5: Configure OSPF
Challenge 6: Optimize OSPF
Challenge 7: Configure OSPFv3
Challenge 8: Implement Redistribution Using Route Filtering
Challenge 9: Implement Path Control
Challenge 10: Configure BGP
Challenge 11: Configure Authentication for EIGRP Routes
Challenge 12: Configure BGP Authentication
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