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Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR) 1.0

Service Provider, Technology

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$4595 or 46 CLCs
HD-ILT or Virtual Delivery

*Offered through our partner Sunset Learning Institute

The Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR) v1.0 course teaches you how to configure, verify, troubleshoot, and optimize next-generation, Service Provider IP network infrastructures.

This course helps prepare you to take the 350-501 Implementing and Operating Cisco® Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR) exam, which leads to the new CCNP® Service Provider certification and the Cisco Certified Specialist – Service Provider Core certification.

Course Description

The Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR) v1.0 course teaches you how to configure, verify, troubleshoot, and optimize next-generation, Service Provider IP network infrastructures. It provides a deep dive into Service Provider technologies including core architecture, services, networking, automation, quality of services, security, and network assurance.

Course Details

Duration: 5 Days
Fee: $4595 (46 CLCs)

Course Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are:

  • Intermediate knowledge of Cisco IOS or IOS XE
  • Familiarity with Cisco IOS or IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR Software configuration
  • Knowledge of IPv4 and IPv6 TCP/IP networking
  • Intermediate knowledge of IP routing protocols
  • Understanding of MPLS technologies
  • Familiarity with VPN technologies

These Cisco courses are recommended to help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, v3.0 (ICND1) + (ICND2)

Target Audience

This course provides advanced knowledge for pre- and post-sales network engineers and all support technicians involved in the installation, operation, and verification of Cisco devices in Service Provider networks. Common job roles include:

  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Network managers
  • System engineers
  • Project managers
  • Network designers

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the Service Provider network architectures, concepts, and transport technologies
  • Describe the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (Cisco IOS®) software architectures, main IOS types, and their differences
  • Implement Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) in the Service Provider network
  • Implement Integrated Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS) in the Service Provider network
  • Implement Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routing in Service Provider environments
  • Implement route maps and routing policy language
  • Describe IPv6 transition mechanisms used in the Service Provider networks
  • Implement high-availability mechanisms in Cisco IOS XR software
  • Implement traffic engineering in modern Service Provider networks for optimal resource utilization
  • Describe segment routing and segment routing traffic engineering concepts
  • Describe the VPN technologies used in the Service Provider environment
  • Configure and verify Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) L2VPN in Service Provider environments
  • Configure and verify MPLS L3VPN in Service Provider environments
  • Implement IP multicast services
  • Describe the Quality of Service (QoS) architecture and QoS benefits for SP networks
  • Implement QoS in Service Provider environments
  • Implement control plane security in Cisco devices
  • Implement management plane security in Cisco devices
  • Implement data plane security in Cisco devices
  • Describe the Yet Another Next Generation (YANG) data modeling language
  • Implement automation and assurance tools and protocols
  • Describe the role of Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) in Service Provider environments
  • Implement virtualization technologies in Service Provider environments

Course Outline

Lecture:

  • Describing Service Provider Network Architectures
  • Describing Cisco IOS Software Architectures
  • Implementing OSPF
  • Implementing IS-IS
  • Implementing BGP
  • Implementing Route Maps and Routing Protocol for LLN [Low-Power and Lossy Networks] (RPL)
  • Transitioning to IPv6
  • Implementing High Availability in Networking
  • Implementing MPLS
  • Implementing Cisco MPLS Traffic Engineering
  • Describing Segment Routing
  • Describing VPN Services
  • Configuring L2VPN Services
  • Configuring L3VPN Services
  • Implementing Multicast
  • Describing QoS Architecture
  • Implementing QoS
  • Implementing Control Plane Security
  • Implementing Management Plane Security
  • Implementing Data Plane Security
  • Introducing Network Programmability
  • Implementing Automation and Assurance
  • Introducing Cisco NSO
  • Implementing Virtualization in Service Provider Environments

 Lab Activities:

  • Configure EIGRP Using Classic Mode and Named Mode for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Verify the EIGRP Topology Table
  • Configure EIGRP Stub Routing, Summarization, and Default Routing
  • Configure EIGRP Load Balancing and Authentication
  • Troubleshoot EIGRP Issues
  • Configure OSPFv3 for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Verify the Link-State Database
  • Configure OSPF Stub Areas and Summarization
  • Configure OSPF Authentication
  • Troubleshoot OSPF
  • Implement Routing Protocol Redistribution
  • Manipulate Redistribution
  • Manipulate Redistribution Using Route Maps
  • Troubleshoot Redistribution Issues
  • Implement PBR
  • Configure IBGP and External Border Gateway Protocol (EBGP)
  • Implement BGP Path Selection
  • Configure BGP Advanced Features
  • Configure BGP Route Reflectors
  • Configure MP-BGP for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Troubleshoot BGP Issues
  • Implement PBR
  • Configure Routing with VRF-Lite
  • Implement Cisco IOS DMVPN
  • Obtain IPv6 Addresses Dynamically
  • Troubleshoot DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 Issues
  • Troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 Access Control List (ACL) Issues
  • Configure and Verify Control Plane Policing
  • Configure and Verify Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding (uRPF)
  • Troubleshoot Network Management Protocol Issues: Lab 1
  • Troubleshoot Network Management Protocol Issues: Lab 2