Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Core Network Services (SPCORE)(V1.0)

Overview

This Instructor Lead Training course is #3 of 4. It will prepare students for the SPCORE exam required for the new CCNP-SP Certification. This certifictation is designed to prepare students to work at the Professional level in a Service Provider environment.

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:
 
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Cisco IOS / IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR software configuration.
Audience Description

  • Channel Partner / Reseller
  • Customer
  • Employee
 
Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
 
  • Describe the features of MPLS, and how MPLS labels are assigned and distributed.
  • Discuss the requirement for traffic engineering in modern networks that must attain optimal resource utilization.
  • Introduce the concept of QoS and explain the need to implement QoS.
  • Classify and mark network traffic to implement an administrative policy requiring QoS.
  • Introduce different Cisco QoS queuing mechanisms used to manage network congestion.
  • Introduce the concept of traffic policing and shaping, including token bucket, dual token bucket, and dual-rate policing.

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Course Outline

Module 1: Multiprotocol Label Switching
 
  • Lesson 1: Introducing MPLS
  • Lesson 2: Running Label Distribution Protocol
  • Lesson 3: Implementing MPLS in the Service Provider Core
Module 2: MPLS Traffic Engineering
 
  • Lesson 1: Introducing MPLS Traffic Engineering Components
  • Lesson 2: Running MPLS Traffic Engineering
  • Lesson 3: Implementing MPLS TE
  • Lesson 4: Protecting MPLS TE Traffic
Module 3: QoS in the Service Provider Network
 
  • Lesson 1: Understanding QoS
  • Lesson 2: Implementing Cisco QoS and QoS Mechanisms
  • Lesson 3: Implementing MPLS Support for QoS
Module 4: QOS Classification and Marking
 
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Classification and Marking
  • Lesson 2: Using Modular QoS CLI
  • Lesson 3: Implementing Advanced QoS Techniques
Module 5: QoS Congestion Management and Avoidance
 
  • Lesson 1: Managing Congestion
  • Lesson 2: Implementing Congestion Avoidance
Module 6: QoS Traffic Policing and Shaping
 
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Traffic Policing and Shaping
  • Lesson 2: Implementing Traffic Policing
  • Lesson 3: Implementing Traffic Shaping