Project Description

Routing Protocols

2.4 RIP v2

2.4.a     Implement and troubleshoot RIPv2


2.5 EIGRP (for IPv4 and IPv6)

2.5.a Describe packet types

  • 2.5.a (i) Packet types (hello, query, update, and such)
  • 2.5.a (ii) Route types (internal, external)

2.5.b Implement and troubleshoot neighbor relationship

  • 2.5.b (i)      Multicast, unicast EIGRP peering

2.5.c Implement and Troubleshoot Loop free path selection

  • 2.5.c (i)           RD, FD, FC, successor, feasible successor
  • 2.5.c (ii) Classic metric
  • 2.5.c (iii) Wide metric

2.5.d Implement and troubleshoot operations

  • 2.5.d (i)    General operations
  • 2.5.d (ii) Topology table, update, query, active, passive
  • 2.5.d (iii) Stuck in active
  • 2.5.d (iv) Graceful shutdown

2.5.e   Implement and troubleshoot EIGRP stub

  • 2.5.e (i)     stub
  • 2.5.e (ii) leak-map

2.5.f  Implement and troubleshoot load-balancing

  • 2.5.f (i)     equal-cost
  • 2.5.f (ii)    unequal-cost
  • 2.5.f (iii) add-path

2.5.g Implement EIGRP (multi-address) named mode

  • 2.5.g (i)     Types of families
  • 2.5.g (ii) IPv4 address-family
  • 2.5.g (iii) IPv6 address-family

2.5.h  Implement, troubleshoot and optimize EIGRP convergence and scalability

  • 2.5.h (i)   Describe fast convergence requirements
  • 2.5.h (ii) Control query boundaries
  • 2.5.h (iii) IP FRR/fast reroute (single hop)
  • 2.5.h (iv) Summary leak-map
  • 2.5.h (v) Summary metric

2.6 OSPF (v2 and v3)

2.6.a     Describe packet types

  • 2.6.a (i)     LSA types (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9)
  • 2.6.a (ii) Route types (N1, N2, E1, E2)

2.6.b Implement and troubleshoot neighbor relationship

2.6.c   Implement and troubleshoot OSPFv3 address-family support

  • 2.6.c (i)     IPv4 address-family
  • 2.6.c (ii) IPv6 address-family

2.6.d Implement and troubleshoot network types, area types and router types

  • 2.6.d (i) Point-to-point, multipoint, broadcast, non-broadcast
  • 2.6.d (ii) LSA types, area type: backbone, normal, transit, stub, NSSA, totally stub
  • 2.6.d (iii) Internal router, ABR, ASBR
  • 2.6.d (iv) Virtual link

2.6.e Implement and troubleshoot path preference

2.6.f Implement and troubleshoot operations

  • 2.6.f (i)     General operations
  • 2.6.f (ii)    Graceful shutdown
  • 2.6.f (iii) GTSM (generic TTL security mechanism)

2.6.g Implement, troubleshoot and optimize OSPF convergence and scalability

  • 2.6.g (i)     Metrics
  • 2.6.g (ii) LSA throttling, SPF tuning, fast hello
  • 2.6.g (iii) LSA propagation control (area types, ISPF)
  • 2.6.g (iv) IP FR/fast reroute (single hop)
  • 2.6.g (v) LFA/loop-free alternative (multi hop)
  • 2.6.g (vi) OSPFv3 prefix suppression


2.7 BGP

2.7.a Describe, implement and troubleshoot peer relationships

  • 2.7.a (i)     Peer-group, template
  • 2.7.a (ii) Active, passive
  • 2.7.a (iii) States, timers
  • 2.7.a (iv) Dynamic neighbors

2.7.b       Implement and troubleshoot IBGP and EBGP

  • 2.7.b (i)    EBGP, IBGP
  • 2.7.b (ii) 4 bytes AS number
  • 2.7.b (iii) Private AS

2.7.c Explain attributes and best-path selection

2.7.d Implement, optimize and troubleshoot routing policies

  • 2.7.d (i)    Attribute manipulation
  • 2.7.d (ii) Conditional advertisement
  • 2.7.d (iii) Outbound route filtering
  • 2.7.d (iv) Communities, extended communities
  • 2.7.d (v) Multi-homing

2.7.e  Implement and troubleshoot scalability

  • 2.7.e (i)    Route-reflector, cluster
  • 2.7.e (ii) Confederations
  • 2.7.e (iii) Aggregation, AS set

2.7.f Implement and troubleshoot multi-protocol BGP

  • 2.7.f (i)       IPv4, IPv6, VPN address-family

2.7.g Implement and troubleshoot AS path manipulations

  • 2.7.g (i)            Local AS, allow AS in, remove private AS
  • 2.7.g (ii) Prepend
  • 2.7.g (iii) Regexp

2.7.h    Implement and Troubleshoot Other Features

  • 2.7.h (i)    Multipath
  • 2.7.h (ii) BGP synchronization
  • 2.7.h (iii) Soft reconfiguration, route refresh

2.8         Troubleshooting layer 3 technologies

2.8.a Use IOS troubleshooting tools

  • 2.8.a (i)    debug, conditional debug
  • 2.8.a (ii) ping, traceroute with extended options
  • 2.8.a (iii) Embedded packet capture

2.8.b Apply troubleshooting methodologies

  • 2.8.b (i)    Diagnose the root cause of networking issue (analyze symptoms, identify and describe root cause)
  • 2.8.b (ii)        Design and implement valid solutions according to constraints
  • 2.8.b (iii) Verify and monitor resolution

2.8.c Interpret packet capture

  • 2.8.c (i)           Using wireshark trace analyzer
  • 2.8.c (ii) Using IOS embedded packet capture