The Implementing Cisco Service Provider Advanced Routing Solutions (SPRI) 5-day course teaches you theories and practices to integrate advanced routing technologies including routing protocols, multicast routing, policy language, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), and segment routing, expanding your knowledge and skills in service provider core networks. This course prepares you for the 300-510 Implementing Cisco® Service Provider Advanced Routing Solutions (SPRI) exam. The course qualifies for 40 Cisco Continuing Education credits (CE) towards recertification. This course will help you: Gain the high-demand skills to maintain and operate advanced technologies related to Service Provider core networks Increase your knowledge and skills for implementing Service Provider core advanced technologies though hands-on application and practical instruction Prepare to take the 300-510 SPRI exam


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Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:
Describe the main characteristics of routing protocols that are used in Service provider environments
Implement advanced features of multiarea Open Shortest Path First (OSPFv2) running in Service Provider networks
Implement advanced features of multilevel Intermediate System to Intermediate System (ISIS) running in Service Provider networks
Configure route redistribution
Configure Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) in order to successfully connect the Service Provider network to the customer or upstream Service Provider
Configure BGP scalability in Service Provider networks
Implement BGP security options
Implement advanced features in order to improve convergence in BGP networks
Troubleshoot OSPF, ISIS, and BGP
Implement and verify MPLS
Implement and troubleshoot MPLS traffic engineering
Implement and verify segment routing technology within an interior gateway protocol
Describe how traffic engineering is used in segment routing networks
Implement IPv6 tunneling mechanisms
Describe and compare core multicast concepts
Implement and verifying the PIM-SM protocol
Implement enhanced Protocol-Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode (PIM-SM) features
Implement Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP) in the interdomain environment
Implement mechanisms for dynamic Rendezvous Point (RP) distribution

  • Course Outline

  • Implementing and Verifying Open Shortest Path First Multiarea Networks

    Implementing and Verifying Intermediate System to Intermediate System Multilevel Networks

    Introducing Routing Protocol Tools, Route Maps, and Routing Policy Language

    Implementing Route Redistribution

    Influencing Border Gateway Protocol Route Selection

    Scaling BGP in Service Provider Networks

    Securing BGP in Service Provider Networks

    Improving BGP Convergence and Implementing Advanced Operations

    Troubleshooting Routing Protocols

    Implementing and Verifying MPLS

    Implementing Cisco MPLS Traffic Engineering

    Implementing Segment Routing

    Describing Segment Routing Traffic Engineering (SR TE)

    Deploying IPv6 Tunneling Mechanisms

    Implementing IP Multicast Concepts and Technologies

    Implementing PIM-SM Protocol

    Implementing PIM-SM Enhancements

    Implementing Interdomain IP Multicast

    Implementing Distributed Rendezvous Point Solution in Multicast Network


This course is for professionals who need knowledge about implementing various Service Provider core technologies and advanced routing technologies. Network administrators System engineers Project managers Network designers Before taking this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills: Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Cisco Internetwork Operating System (Cisco IOS®) or IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR Software configuration Knowledge of IPv4 and IPv6 TCP/IP networking Intermediate knowledge of BGP, OSPF, and ISIS routing protocols Understanding of MPLS technologies Understanding of multicast technologies Familiarity with segment routing




The following Cisco courses can help you gain the knowledge you need to prepare for this course: Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks Part 1 (SPNGN1) Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks Part 2 (SPNGN2) Deploying Cisco Service Provider Network Routing (SPROUTE) Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®) Understanding Cisco Service Provider Network Foundations (SPFNDU) Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR)


Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


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