Monthly Archives: May 2012

Cisco anuncia fim da Certificação Cisco CCIP

A Cisco anunciou o fim da Certificação CCIP apartir de 29 Outubro de 2012, esta será substituída pelo CCNP Service Provider. A Cisco disponibiliza uma Tool para identificar quais os exames a efectuar devido á transição para o CCNP Service Provider.

As data limite para os exames são:

Exame Data Limite
QOS
BGP 27 Julho 2012
MPLS 27 Julho 2012
BGP+MPLS 27 Julho 2012
ROUTE

Poderá consultar a Tool em CCIP-CCNP Service Provider Migration Tool.

Referências:

https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/community/certifications/ccip

Nova Certificação CCNP Service Provider

A Cisco anunciou no passado mês de Abril a Certificação CCNP Povider, este é composto por 4 exames:

  • 642-883 SPROUTE – Deploying Cisco Service Provider Network Routing
  • 642-885 SPADVROUTE – Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing
  • 642-887 SPCORE – Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Core Network Services
  • 642-889 SPEDGE – Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Egde Network Services

De seguida são apresentados os tópicos por cada exame:

642-883 SPROUTE

OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 Routing in Service Provider Environments

  • Describe multi-area OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 operations
  • Implement multi-area OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement different OSPF areas (stubby, totally stubby, NSSA) on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement OSPF neighbor authentication on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Troubleshoot OSPF configuration errors on IOS-XR and IOS-XE

IS-IS, IPv4, and IPv6  in Service Provider Environments

  • Describe multi-area IS-IS operations
  • Implement multi-area IS-IS for IPv4 and IPv6 on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement IS-IS neighbor authentication on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Troubleshoot IS-IS IOS-XR and IOS-XE configuration errors

BGP Routing in Service Provider Environments

  • Describe the Internet routing hierarchy: Network Service Providers (NSP), Network Access Point (NAP), ISP Tiers (Tier 1, 2 and 3)
  • Describe connectivity between an enterprise network and an SP that requires the use of BGP
  • Describe connectivity between a SP and upstream SPs
  • Describe BGP transit AS operations
  • Implement EBGP and IBGP on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement BGP neighbor authentication on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Influence BGP route selection by using various BGP attributes on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Troubleshoot BGP IOS-XR and IOS-XE configuration errors

Route Manipulations  in Service Provider Environments

  • Implement Routing Policy Language (RPL) to configure a desired routing policy on IOS-XR
  • Implement Route-Maps to configure a desired routing policy on IOS-XE
  • Implement route filterings using prefix-list, distribute-list, and as-path list on IOS-XE
  • Implement route redistributions on IOS-XR and IOS-XE

High Availability Routing Features

  • Implement NSF/NSR/GracefulRestart for OSPF on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement NSF/NSR/GracefulRestart for IS-IS on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • ImplementBidirectionalForwardingDetection (BFD) for OSPF on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) for IS-IS on IOS-XR and IOS-XE

642-885 SPADVROUTE

BGP Routing Features in a Service Provider IP NGN Environment

  • Describe the BGP routing processes in IOS-XR
  • Configure the BGP timers on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Describe the need for BGP confederations in BGP transit backbones
  • Design and implement BGP route reflectors to scale IBGP in BGP transit backbones on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement BGP in SP IP NGN IOS-XR and IOS-XE PE routers to support multi-homed BGP Customers
  • Implement Remote Triggered Blackhole Filtering (RTBF) on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement BGP TTL security on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement BGP maximum-prefix on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement BGP route dampening on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Troubleshoot BGP IOS-XR and IOS-XE configuration errors in service provider environments
  • Optimize BGP IOS-XR configurations using af-groups, session-groups, and neighbor-groups
  • Optimize BGP IOS-XE configurations using peer-groups

Multicast Routing in a Service Provider IP NGN Environment

  • Describe Multicast Concepts (multicast distribution trees, multicast routing protocols and IGMP operations)
  • Describe Any-source multicast (ASM) versus Source Specific Multicast (SSM)
  • Describe Intra Domain versus Inter Domain Multicast Routing
  • Describe the mapping of multicast IP addresses to MAC addresses
  • Describe and illustrate how RFP check can fail if the unicast and multicast topologies are non-congruent
  • Describe multiprotocol BGP functions in mroute distribution
  • Describe the principles and operations of PIM-SM
  • Describe multicast source discovery protocol (MSDP) operations
  • Describe methods used to secure multicast
  • Implement PIM-SM operations on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement Auto-RP, PIMv2 BSR, Anycast RP on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement Bi-Dir PIM operations in SP IP NGN environment on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement SSM operations on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement MSDP operations on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Troubleshoot multicast routing IOS-XR and IOS-XE configurations errors in service provider environments

IPv6 in a Service Provider IP NGN Environment

  • Describe DNS and DHCP operation in IPv6
  • Describe the fields that are used in the IPv6 header to support QoS functions
  • Describe Cisco IOS/IOS-XE and IOS-XR IPv6 network management and troubleshooting tools like traceroute/ping
  • Describe dual-stack implementations
  • Describe IPv6 tunneling mechanisms
  • Configure IPv6 multicast routing
  • Configure static IPv6-in-IPv4 tunnels on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Configure dynamic 6to4 tunnels on IOS-XR and IOS-XE

High Availability Routing Features

  • Implement NSF/NSR/Graceful Restart for BGP on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) for BGP on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement high availability and optimization multicast routing features on IOS-XR and IOS-XE

642-887 SPCORE

QoS in a Service Provider IP NGN Environment

  • Describe the DiffServ and IntServ QoS models
  • Describe the QoS mechanisms (classification and marking, congestion management and avoidance, traffic policing and shaping)
  • Describe IPv6 Flow Label
  • Describe trust boundaries in Enterprise and SP environments
  • Describe Cisco MQC for QoS configurations
  • Describe hierarchical QoS configurations
  • Describe the Cisco NBAR feature for discovering network protocols and for packets classifications
  • Describe the typical Edge PE routers and Core P routers QoS requirements
  • Implement classification and marking in an interdomain network using QPPB on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement class-based markings on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement QoS pre-classify on tunnel interface on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement CB-WFQ on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement LLQ on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement WRED on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement traffic policing on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement traffic shaping on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Describe LPTS and hardware rate limiters on Cisco IOS-XR routers
  • Describe MPLS EXP bits
  • Describe MPLS QoS implementation concepts and models
  • Implement MPLS DiffServ Tunneling on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Troubleshoot QoS IOS-XR and IOS-XE configuration errors

MPLS/LDP in a Service Provider IP NGN Environment

  • Describe the CEF, FIB, LFIB and LIB tables on Cisco routers
  • Describe MPLS labels and label stack operations on Cisco routers
  • Describe LDP operations in Cisco routers
  • Describe MPLS OAM (MPLS LSP Ping and MPLS Traceroute)
  • Describe MPLS Applications in Service provider environment
  • Implement LDP on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement LDP high availability features on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Troubleshoot LDP on IOS-XR and IOS-XE configuration errors

MPLS Traffic Engineering in a Service Provider IP NGN Environment

  • Describe MPLS traffic engineering (TE) concepts
  • Describe MPLS TE constraint-based path computations
  • Describe the details of MPLS TE tunnels, including path setup procedures and path maintenance
  • Describe methods of assigning traffic into MPLS TE tunnels
  • Implement MPLS TE tunnels on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement MPLS TE bandwidth control on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement MPLS TE link and node protections on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE

Transport Technologies

  • Describe the SP core transition from ATM/SONET/SDH based backbone to packet based IP/MPLS backbone
  • Implement 10/40/100 GigabitEthernet Interfaces on Cisco IOS-XR routers
  • Describe DWDM, IPoDWDM and ROADM
  • Implement IPoDWDM controller/interface on Cisco IOS-XR routers

642-889 SPEDGE

VPN in Service  Provider IP NGN Environments

  • Describe VPN implementation models (overlay, peer-to-peer)
  • Describe VPN technologies (L2TPv3, GRE, IPsec VPN, SSLVPN, DMVPN,  GETVPN)
  • Describe layer 2 versus layer 3 VPNs

MPLS layer 3 VPNs  in Service Provider IP NGN Environments

  • Describe MPLS layer 3 VPN architecture and operations (RDs, RTs, VRFs,  MP-BGP, PE-CE routing)
  • Describe the design models for combining Internet access with MPLS Layer  3 VPN services
  • Describe the various methods used to deploy IPv6 over MPLS (6PE and  6VPE)
  • Implement MP-BGP between PE routers on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement PE-CE routings (static, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP) on Cisco IOS-XR and  IOS-XE
  • Implement complex MPLS layer 3 VPNs on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Implement carrier supporting carrier (CSC) on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE
  • Troubleshoot MPLS layer 3 VPNs IOS-XR and IOS-XE configuration errors in  service provider environments

Layer 2 VPNs in  Service Provider IP NGN Environments

  • Describe L2TPv3 VPNs over an IP core network
  • Describe layer 2 VPNs (AToM and VPLS) over an IP/MPLS core network
  • Describe AToM Interworking
  • Implement AToM on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE

Carrier Ethernet  in Service Provider IP NGN Environments

  • Describe Carrier Ethernet forums and standards (MEF, IEEE, IETF)
  • Describe the concepts of User PE (U-PE) and Network PE (N-PE)
  • Describe E-Line versus E-LAN vs E-Tree
  • Describe QinQ tunneling
  • Describe Provider Backbone Bridge (PBB – aka MAC-in-MAC)
  • Describe VPWS versus VPLS
  • Describe VPLS versus H-VPLS
  • Describe VPLS signaling using LDP or BGP
  • Implement QinQ on Cisco ME  3400 Ethernet Access Switches
  • Implement VPLS on Cisco IOS-XR and IOS-XE

Referências:

https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/community/certifications/ccnp_service_provider

Comparação entre os 3 níveis de Certificação (CCNA,CCNP,CCIE) em Service Provider