CCNA Service Provider

Cisco Certified Network Associate Service Provider (CCNA SP) certification is for service provider network engineers, technicians and designers who focus on the latest in Service Provider industry core networking technologies and trends. With the ability to configure, implement, and troubleshoot baseline Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation networks, CCNA SP certified individuals deploy, maintain and improve carrier-grade network infrastructures.

CCNA Service Provider SPNGN1 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 v1.2
What You'll Learn
Who Needs to Attend
Prerequisites

What You'll Learn

  • Use the host-to-host packet delivery process
  • Issues that are related to increasing traffic on an Ethernet LAN
  • Switched LAN technology solutions to Ethernet networking issues
  • Reasons for extending the reach of a LAN and the methods that can be used
  • Reasons for connecting networks with routers and how routed networks transmit data by using TCP/IP
  • Function of WANs and the major devices of WANs
  • Configure PPP encapsulation, static and dynamic routing, and NAT
  • Tools used to manage a service provider network

Who Needs to Attend

  • Cisco Build-Operate-Transfer partners who are focused on service provider NGN networks specific to entry-level network operations personnel
  • Service provider network operations organizations specific to entry-level network operations personnel
  • Service provider operations customers, partners who support service provider NGN environments, and internal Cisco engineers who wish to pursue Cisco professional or expert-level SP operations certifications

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with binary
  • Familiarity with IP subnetting
  • Basic knowledge of the OSI model
  • Basic idea of the operation of TCP/IP
  • Basic knowledge of Ethernet
  • Basic knowledge of WAN
  • Understanding Networking Fundamentals<

IP Networks

1.1 Describe the purpose and functions of various network devices (at the core, distribution, and access layers)
1.2 Identify the functional components required to meet a given network specification
1.3 Describe the OSI and TCP/IP models and their associated protocols to explain how data flows in a network
1.4 Describe common network applications and their impact on the network
1.5 Interpret network diagrams
1.6 Troubleshoot common network problems at layers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 7 using a layered model approach
1.7 Describe differences between LAN and WAN operation and features

IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing

2.1 Describe the structure of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
2.2 Describe VLSM, CIDR and route summarization concepts
2.3 Describe the different types of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
Design an IP subnetting plan based on given requirements

Switched Network Technologies

3.1 Describe bridging concepts and Layer 2 Ethernet frames
3.2 Configure basic Spanning Tree operations on Cisco IOS Switches
3.3 Interpret the output of various basic show and debug commands to verify the operational status of a Cisco switched network
3.4 Configure basic switch security (i.e, port security, securing unused ports)
3.5 Describe Ethernet link bundling, LACP, and PAgP and Flex Links

Routed Network Technologies

4.1 Describe classful versus classless routing
4.2 Describe routing protocols basics (metrics, IGP versus EGP)
4.3 Describe RIPv1, RIPv2, RIPNG
4.4 Implement EIGRPv4 and EIGRPv6 on Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR routers
4.5 Describe route redistribution
4.6 Describe VRF
4.7 Describe GRE

IP Services

5.1 Configure NAT (IPv4) on Cisco routers
5.2 Configure DHCP (IPv4 and IPv6) operations on Cisco routers
5.3 Describe ICMPv4 and ICMPv6
5.4 Describe DNS

Cisco Operating Systems and Platforms

6.1 Perform basic Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR CLI operations
6.2 Implement basic Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR routers configurations

Transport Technologies

7.1 Describe SONET and SDH
7.2 Describe DWDM, IPoDWDM, and ROADM
7.3 Configure 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 40 Gigabit Ethernet, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces on Cisco routers
7.4 Describe Frame Relay
7.5 Describe ATM
7.6 Describe Metro Ethernet
7.7 Describe DSL
7.8 Describe T1, T3, E1, E3, and ISDN
7.9 Implement PPP encapsulation on Cisco routers serial and POS interfaces
7.10 Describe cable (DOCSIS)
7.11 Describe the main BRAS and BNG routers functions in IP NGN
7.12 escribe various Passive Optical Network (PON) access technologies and FTTx

Security in the Network

8.1 Describe Layer 2 security features on Cisco IOS switches
8.2 Configure management plane security on Cisco routers and IOS switches
8.3 Describe IPsec
8.4 Describe control plane security
8.5 Configure basic AAA (TACACS+ and RADIUS) services on Cisco routers
8.6 Configure routing protocols authentication between Cisco routers
8.7 Describe the relationships between users, user groups, tasks groups and task IDs in IOS-XR
8.8 Describe common types of network attacks

Network Management

9.1 Configure NTP server or client on Cisco routers
9.2 Configure IP SLA on Cisco routers
9.3 Configure CDP on Cisco routers and IOS switches
9.4 Configure SNMP on Cisco routers
9.5 Configure NetFlow on Cisco routers
9.6 Configure logging to syslog server on Cisco routers
9.7 Describe the Cisco IOS Call-Home feature
9.8 Describe Cisco TAC procedure and navigate Cisco support tools (CCO)
9.9 Implement management access (SSH, telnet, and out-of-band management design)
9.10 Implement SPAN, RSPAN, and ERSPAN
9.11 Implement file transfers to manage network devices configurations and images using FTP, SCP, TFTP, SFTP, and RCP

SPNGN2 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 v1.2
What You'll Learn
Who Needs to Attend
Prerequisites

What You'll Learn

  • 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

Who Needs to Attend

  • 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

Prerequisites

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic Microsoft Windows navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts
  • Basic knowledge of Cisco IOS/IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR software configuration
  • Skills and knowledge equivalent to Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 (SPNGN1)
  • SPNGN1 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 v1.2

IP NGN Architecture

1.1 Identify the functional components required to meet a given network specification
1.2 Troubleshoot common network problems at layers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 7 using a layered model approach
1.3 Describe the different types of service providers
1.4 Describe service provider principal and reference NGN architecture
1.5 Describe the IP address and AS number allocation process via IANA/RIRs

Switched Network Technologies II

2.1 Configure enhanced switching technologies (including RSTP, MST, and PVSTP) on Cisco IOS switches
2.2 Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and the need for routing between them
2.3 Configure VLANs on Cisco IOS switches
2.4 Configure trunking on Cisco IOS switches
2.5 Configure InterVLAN routing
2.6 Configure REP on Cisco IOS switches
2.7 Configure QinQ on Cisco IOS Switches

Routed Network Technologies II

3.1 Configure basic single area OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 routing on Cisco Routers
3.2 Configure basic single area IS-IS routing on Cisco routers
3.3 Describe the differences between static versus dynamic routing, as well as distance vector versus link-state routing protocol operations
3.4 Configure basic BGP routing on Cisco routers
3.5 Describe the address family concept on Cisco routers
3.6 Describe IPv6 transitioning technologies
3.7 Configure first hop router redundancy protocol (HSRP, VRRP, GLBP on Cisco routers
3.8 Implement ACL on Cisco routers
3.9 Describe Carrier Grade NAT and NAT64
3.10 Describe MPLS functions in the SP IP NGN
3.11 Configure LDP on Cisco routers

Cisco Operating Systems and Platforms II

4.1 Manage the IOS XR configurations and software packages
4.2 Describe IOS XE software packagings
4.3 Describe Cisco SP router platforms, their operating system and placement in the SP IP NGN