A hands on course on IS-IS link state routing protocol. The main focus of the course is the use of IS-IS in an IP only environment but can be tailored to concentrate on the use of IS-IS in CLNP networks. Hands on sessions use Cisco routers.
The history of IS-IS, OSI background, terminology, addressing, how OSI networking works, ES-IS, ISIS, IS types, basic OSI configuration, other configuration parameters.
Integrated routing, Dual IS-IS, OSI only IS-IS, IP only IS-IS, packet formats and the use of CLNP, Basic configuration.
Link state theory, tuneable parameters, IS-IS metrics, hellos, CSNP intervals, retransmissions, TLVs, Sub TLVs, Designated routers and pseudo nodes, authentication.
Router types, circuit types, Hot potato routing, route leaking, Area partitioning.
"Hard concepts were explained very simply."
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This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.