An intensive hands on IP routing course leading to LINX Accredited Internet Technician stage 2 focusing on routing in an IP environment. The course concentrates on OSPF and IS-IS but also covers STP and VLANS. Hands on sessions are used to reinforce the theory rather than teach specific manufacturer equipment.
Review of LAIT I routing, reading routing tables.
Hands on Setting up a routed network.
Why use static routes? Default routes.
Hands on Configuring static routes.
Default gateways, VRRP/HSRP/GBLP. Load sharing,
critical IP addresses.
Hands on VRRP.
What is OSPF? Process IDs, passive interfaces.
Hands on Simple OSPF.
Bit boundary subnetting, calculating network numbers. Exercise: Subnetting.
Metrics, convergence, DV vs. Link state, IGPs,
classless, OSPF features, load sharing, OSPF
Hands on OSPF features.
How OSPF works, LSDB, LSAs, router IDs, hellos,
configuring hellos, exchange protocol.
Hands on Investigating OSPF structures.
Scalability, why areas? Area IDs, area 0, ABRs, ABR
resilience, areas & LSDBs & LSAs, Type 3s, virtual
Hands on Multi area OSPF.
Multiple routing protocols, common scenarios, routing
distance, External LSAs, E1 and E2. Type 4 LSAs.
OSPF and default routes.
Hands on Configuring static route redistribution.
Route summarisation. How to aggregate, ABR
summarisation, ASBR summarisation.
Hands on OSPF address summarisation.
OSPF packets, protocol stack, packet flows, OSPF
headers, neighbours, neighbour states, DRs,
adjacencies, BDRs, DR election.
Hands on Analysing OSPF packets, troubleshooting.
LSA types, area types, area architecture, stub areas,
default routes, benefits & disadvantages of stub
areas, TSSAs, NSSAs, Type 7 LSAs.
Hands on Stub and TSSA configuration.
End systems, Intermediate systems, how IS-IS
works, IS-IS router ID, Level 1, Level 2, IS-IS
Hands on Configuring IS-IS, troubleshooting IS-IS.
Multiprotocol routing, IPv6 addressing, IPv6 routing
tables, IPv6 static routes, OSPFv3, IS-IS and IPv6.
Hands on Routing IPv6.
What are VLANs, tagging, 802.1Q, Inter VLAN
Hands on Inter VLAN routing.
STP, RSTP, TRILL, SPB.
Hands on RSTP.
Appendix: EIGRP: How EIGRP works, DUAL.
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This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.