CCIE Service Provider (400-201 V4.1) Exam Cert Guide, 3rd Edition

CCIE Service Provider (400-201 V4.1) Exam Cert Guide, 3rd Edition

This all-purpose CCIE exam cert guide  (378 pages) methodically and precisely covers all of the objectives of the CCIE Service Provider Written 400-201 V4.1 exam. The study guide includes updated material from Cisco CCIE Evolving Technologies V1.1 Update, effective as of August 30 2018.

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Core Routing

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Lesson 1: Interior Gateway Protocol
30

1.1. Interior Gateway Protocol

  • 1.1.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot IS-IS
  • 1.1.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot OSPFv2 and OSPFv3
  • 1.1.c. Describe and optimize IGP scale and performance


2
Lesson 2: Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
30

1.2. Border Gateway Protocol

  • 1.2.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot IBGP, EBGP, and MP-BGP
  • 1.2.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot BGP route policy enforcement
  • 1.2.c. Describe BGP path attribute
  • 1.2.d. Describe and optimize BGP scale and performance
  • 1.2.e. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot advanced BGP features


3
Lesson 3: Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
30

1.3. Multiprotocol Label Switching

  • 1.3.a. Describe MPLS forwarding and control plane mechanisms
  • 1.3.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot LDP
  • 1.3.c. Describe and optimize LDP scale and performance


4
Lesson 4: MPLS Traffic Engineering
30

1.4. MPLS Traffic Engineering

  • 1.4.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot RSVP
  • 1.4.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot ISIS and OSPF extensions
  • 1.4.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot MPLS TE policy enforcement
  • 1.4.d. Describe MPLS TE attributes
  • 1.4.e. Describe and optimize MPLS TE scale and performance
  • 1.4.f. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot MPLS advanced features, for example: Segment Routing and MPLS-TE Inter-AS


5
Lesson 5: Multicast
30

1.5. Multicast

  • 1.5.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot PIM (PIM-SM, PIM-SSM, and PIM-BIDIR)
  • 1.5.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot RP (Auto-RP, BSR, Static, Anycast RP, and MSDP)
  • 1.5.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot mVPN
  • 1.5.d. Describe and optimize multicast scale and performance


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Lesson 6: Quality of Service (QoS)
30

1.6. Quality of Service

  • 1.6.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot classification and marking
  • 1.6.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot congestion management and scheduling
  • 1.6.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot congestion avoidance
  • 1.6.d. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot MPLS QoS models (Pipe, Short Pipe, and Uniform)
  • 1.6.e. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot MPLS TE QoS (MAM, RDM, CBTS, PBTS, and DS-TE)


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Key takeaways: Core Routing
5

Core Routing Key takeaways

Service Provider Architecture and Services

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Lesson 1: Service provider architecture concepts
30

2.1. Service provider architecture concepts

  • 2.1.a. Describe network architecture component and service provider network domains, for example: PE, P, CE, Metro Ethernet Core, Aggregation, RAN Backhaul, and eNodeB
  • 2.1.b. Describe Cisco IOS, Cisco IOS-XE, and Cisco IOS-XR software architecture components, for example: XR Kernel, System Manager, and Interprocess communication


2
Lesson 2: Virtualization concepts
30

2.2. Virtualization concepts

  • 2.2.a. Describe physical router virtualization, for example: SDR, Multiple-Logical-Routers, and Satellite Network Virtualization
  • 2.2.b. Describe Network Function Virtualization architecture concepts, for example: Service Function Chaining, ESP, EPN, and NFVI


3
Lesson 3: Carrier Ethernet
30

2.3. Carrier Ethernet

  • 2.3.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot E-LINE, for example: VPWS
  • 2.3.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot E-LAN and E-TREE, for example: VPLS and H-VPLS
  • 2.3.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot EVPN
  • 2.3.d. Describe IEEE 802.1ad (Q-in-Q), IEEE 802.1ah (Mac-in-Mac), and ITU G.8032 (REP)


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Lesson 4: L3VPN
30

2.4. L3VPN

  • 2.4.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot L3VPN
  • 2.4.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot Inter-AS L3VPN
  • 2.4.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot multicast VPN
  • 2.4.d. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot unified MPLS and CSC
  • 2.4.e. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot shared services, for example: Extranet and Internet access


5
Lesson 5: Overlay VPN
30

2.5. Overlay VPN

  • 2.5.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot L2TPv3
  • 2.5.b. Describe LISP


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Lesson 6: Internet Service
30

2.6. Internet service

  • 2.6.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot IPv6 transition mechanism, for example: NAT44, NAT64, 6RD, MAP, and DS Lite
  • 2.6.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot Internet peering route and transit policy enforcement


7
Key takeaways: Service Provider Architecture and Services
5

Service Provider Architecture and Services Key takeaways

Access and Aggregation

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Lesson 1: Transport and encapsulation technologies
30

3.1. Transport and encapsulation technologies

  • 3.1.a. Describe transport technologies, for example: optical, xDSL, DOCSIS, TDM, and GPON
  • 3.1.b. Describe Ethernet technologies
  • 3.1.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot link aggregation techniques


2
Lesson 2: PE-CE connectivity
30

3.2. PE-CE connectivity

  • 3.2.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot PE-CE routing protocols, for example: static, OSPF, RIP, RIPng, EIGRP, ISIS, and BGP
  • 3.2.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot route redistribution
  • 3.2.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot route filtering
  • 3.2.d. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot loop prevention techniques in multihomed environments
  • 3.2.e. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot Multi-VRF CE


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Lesson 3: Quality of Service
30

3.3. Quality of Service

  • 3.3.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot classification and marking
  • 3.3.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot congestion management and scheduling, for example: policing, shaping, and queuing
  • 3.3.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot congestion avoidance


4
Lesson 4: Multicast
30

3.4. Multicast

  • 3.4.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot IGMP and MLD
  • 3.4.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot PIM
  • 3.4.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot RP
  • 3.4.d. Describe and optimize multicast scale and performance


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Key takeaways: Access and Aggregation
5

Access and Aggregation Key takeaways

High Availability and Fast Convergence

1
Lesson 1: System level HA
30

4.1. System level HA

  • 4.1.a. Describe Multichassis/clustering HA
  • 4.1.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot SS0/NSF, NSR, and GR
  • 4.1.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot IGP-LDP Sync
  • 4.1.d. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot LDP Session Protection


2
Lesson 2: Layer 1/2/3 failure detection techniques
30

4.2. Layer 1/2/3 failure detection techniques

  • 4.2.a. Describe Layer 1 failure detection
  • 4.2.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot Layer 2 failure detection
  • 4.2.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot Layer 3 failure detection


3
Lesson 3: Routing/fast convergence
30

4.3. Routing/fast convergence

  • 4.3.a. Describe, implement, and optimize IGP convergence
  • 4.3.b. Describe, implement, and optimize BGP convergence
  • 4.3.c. Describe, implement, and optimize IP FRR and MPLS TE FRR


4
Key takeaways: High Availability and Fast Convergence
5

High Availability and Fast Convergence Key takeaways


Service Provider Security Operation and Management

1
Lesson 1: Control plane security
30

5.1. Control plane security

  • 5.1.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot control plane protection techniques, for example: LPTS and CoPP
  • 5.1.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot routing protocol security, for example: BGP-TTL security and protocol authentication
  • 5.1.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot BGP prefix suppression
  • 5.1.d. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot LDP security, for example: authentication and label allocation filtering
  • 5.1.e. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot BGP prefix based filtering
  • 5.1.f. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot BGPsec


2
Lesson 2: Management plane security
30

5.2. Management plane security

  • 5.2.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot device management, for example: MPP, SSH, and VTY
  • 5.2.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot logging and SNMP security
  • 5.2.c. Describe backscatter Traceback


3
Lesson 3: Infrastructure security
30

5.3. Infrastructure security

  • 5.3.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot uRPF
  • 5.3.b. Describe Lawful-intercept
  • 5.3.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot iACL
  • 5.3.d. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot RTBH
  • 5.3.e. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot BGP Flowspec
  • 5.3.f. Describe DDoS mitigation techniques


4
Lesson 4: Timing and synchronization
30

5.4. Timing and synchronization

  • 5.4.a. Describe timing protocol, for example: NTP, 1588v2, and SyncE


5
Lesson 5: Network monitoring and troubleshooting
30

5.5. Network monitoring and troubleshooting

  • 5.5.a. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot syslog and logging functions
  • 5.5.b. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot SNMP traps, RMON, EEM, and EPC
  • 5.5.c. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot NetFlow and IPFIX
  • 5.5.d. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot IP SLA
  • 5.5.e. Describe, implement, and troubleshoot MPLS OAM and Ethernet OAM


6
Lesson 6: Network configuration and change management
30

5.6. Network configuration and change management

  • 5.6.a. Describe configuration change, implementation, and rollback


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Key takeaways: Service Provider Security, Operation, and Management
5

Service Provider Security, Operation, and Management Key takeaways


Evolving Technologies v1.1

1
Lesson 1: Cloud
30

1.0 Cloud

1.a Compare and contrast public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud design considerations

1.a (i) Infrastructure, platform, and software as a service (XaaS)

1.a (ii) Performance, scalability, and high availability

1.a (iii) Security implications, compliance, and policy

1.a (iv) Workload migration

1.b Describe cloud infrastructure and operations

1.b (i) Compute virtualization (containers and virtual machines)

1.b (ii) Connectivity (virtual switches, SD-WAN and SD-Access)

1.b (iii) Virtualization functions (NFVi, VNF, and L4/L1)

1.b (iv) Automation and orchestration tools (cloud center, DNA-center, and Kubernetes)

2
Lesson 2: Network Programmability (SDN)
30

2.0 Network programmability (SDN)

2.a Describe architectural and operational considerations for a programmable network

2.a (i) Data models and structures (YANG, JSON and XML)

2.a (ii) Device programmability (gRPC, NETCONF and RESTCONF)

2.a (iii) Controller based network design (policy driven configuration and northbound/ southbound APIs)

2.a (iv) Configuration management tools (agent and agent-less) and version control systems (Git and

SVN)

3
Lesson 3: Internet of things (IoT)
30

3.0 Internet of things (IoT)

3.a Describe architectural framework and deployment considerations for Internet of Things (IoT)

3.a (i) IoT technology stack (IoT Network Hierarchy, data acquisition and flow)

3.a (ii) IoT standards and protocols (characteristics within IT and OT environment)

3.a (iii) IoT security (network segmentation, device profiling, and secure remote access)

3.a (iv) IoT edge and fog computing (data aggregation and edge intelligence)

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Key takeaways: Evolving Technologies V1.1
5

Evolving Technologies V1.1 Key takeaways

This course is for Network Engineers, System Admins, DevOps and Developers who would like to level up their skill set to Cisco CCIE Service Provider 400-201 V4.1.
You will need to have basic know-how of computer networking and Cisco products, preferably Cisco CCNA or CCNP certifications.
You will be able to understand concepts of Cisco Service Provider technologies.

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September 2018

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