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    30 November 08

    R/S 3.0 Expanded Study Blueprint

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    I expanded upon the awesome CCIE Lab Technology Outline found in the Resources section or our main Web Site. I am looking to add features to this list soon, and of course, please post any changes you feel I should make in our comments section. I plan on fixing the formatting as I add new features. Enjoy your studies.

    I. Bridging and Switching

    A. Frame Relay

    I. L2/L3 Resolution - static vs dynamic
    II. Broadcast/Multicast Support
    III. LMI
    IV. Full Mesh/Partial Mesh
    V. Hub and Spoke using Point-to-Point
    VI. Hub and Spoke using Multipoint
    VII. SVC
    VIII. PPP over Frame
    IX. End to End Keepalives
    X. Broadcast Queue
    XI. Load Interval
    XII. PING local interface
    XIII. Multilink Frame Relay


    I. Authentication

    a. PAP
    b. CHAP

    II. Peer Neighbor-Route
    III. Link Quality Monitoring
    IV. RFC 1663 (PPP Reliable Transmission)
    V. PPP Half-Bridging
    VI. MLP

    a. MRRU Negotiation

    VII. PPP over Frame Relay
    VIII. Serial Clocking

    C. Bridging

    I. Transparent Bridging
    II. IRB

    D. Catalyst switching

    I. Administering

    a. MAC address aging time
    b. MAC address notification traps
    c. Unicast MAC address filtering
    d. Optimizing System Resources (SDM)

    II. Smartports Macros
    V. Flow Control
    VI. Fallback Bridging

    a. Aging Time
    b. Filtering by Specific MAC Address
    c. Adjusting STP Parameters

    VII. Interface Range Macro

    a. Port Cost versus Port Priority
    b. Timers
    c. PortFast, UplinkFast, BackboneFast
    d. BPDU Guard and BPDU Filtering
    e. Guards

    1. EtherChannel Guard
    2. Root Guard
    3. Loop Guard

    f. Load sharing using STP
    g. STP Modes - MSTP and PerVLAN - RSTP
    h. Root and secondary root

    IX. VTP

    a. VTP Modes
    b. VTP Version 2
    c. VTP Pruning

    X. Trunks

    a. Static Config
    b. Allowed VLAN
    c. Block DTP (Nonegotiate)
    d. Block VTP (TRANS Mode)
    e. Router on a Stick
    f. Pruning
    g. Native VLAN

    XI. Extended-Range VLAN with Internal VLAN ID
    XII. Inter-VLAN Routing
    XIII. Voice VLAN
    XIV. EtherChannel

    a. Layer 2 EtherChannel
    b. Layer 3 EtherChannel
    c. Load Balancing
    d. PAgP Learn Method and Priority
    e. LACP Port Priority and System Priority

    XV. UDLD
    XVI. Link-State Tracking

    II. IP IGP Routing

    A. OSPF

    I. NBMA Configs

    a. Timer Manipulation Through Network Type

    II. Demand Circuit
    III. Passive Interface
    IV. Authentication

    a.Link versus Area
    b. MD5 versus Clear
    c. Link-Local Signaling

    V. Summarization

    a. Area Range
    b. Summary Address
    c. Make a Type-1

    VI. Area Transit Capability
    VII. Inbound Route Filtering

    a. Limiting Number of OSPF Redistributed Routes

    VIII. auto-cost reference-bandwidth
    IX. Stub areas
    X. Stub Router Advertisement
    XI. Unicasting hellos

    a. Nonbroadcast network type with neighbor
    b. Support for Fast Hello Packets

    XII. Cost Manipulation

    b. Bandwidth Manipulation
    c. SPF Throttling
    d. Incremental SPF
    e. LSA Throttling
    f. LSA Overload Protection

    XIII. Loopback Advertising

    a. Network Type P2P
    b. Area Range
    c. Redistribute

    XIV. Time Manipulation

    a. Retransmission Limit

    XV. OSPF ABR Type 3 LSA Filtering
    XVI. Forwarding Address Suppression in Translated Type-5 LSAs
    XVII. NSF Awareness
    XVIII. Incremental OSPF

    B. EIGRP

    I. Authentication
    II. Summarization

    a. Floating summary routes

    III. Composite metric manipulation

    a. Applying offsets to Routing Metrics

    IV. Adjusting timers
    V. Neighbor command
    VI. Network command with Wildcard Mask
    VII. Percentage of link bandwidth used (bandwidth-percent)
    VIII. EIGRP Stub
    IX. Distribute List
    X. Route-Map Support
    XI. SNMP Support
    XII. Offset List
    XIII. EIGRP Prefix Limit
    XIV. Passive Interface
    XV. NSF Awareness
    XVI. Maximum prefix

    C. RIPv2

    I. Authentication
    II. Offset List
    III. Distribute List

    a.Gateway option

    IV. Adjusting Timers

    a.Interpacket Delay

    V. Disabling Validation of Source IP Addresses
    VI. Split Horizon and secondary interfaces
    VII. Summarization
    VIII. Default Information Originate
    IX. Unicast routing updates

    a. Passive Interface/Neighbor

    X. Passive Interface
    XI. Triggered updates on WAN

    D. IPv6

    I. Introduction to IPv6
    II. IPv6 Addressing
    III. IPv6 Tunneling
    IV. RIP for IPv6

    a. Enabling IPv6 RIP

    I. Over broadcast
    II. Over NBMA

    b. Split Horizon
    c. Customizing IPv6 RIP
    d. Redistributing Routes into an IPv6 RIP routing process
    e. Configuring Tags
    f. Filtering IPv6 RIP updates

    V. OSPF for IPv6

    a. Enabling OSPF on an interface
    b. Defining an OSPF IPv6 area range
    c. Authentication on an Interface
    d. Authentication in an OSPF area

    V. Configuring NBMA interfaces

    VI. IPv6 ICMP

    E. GRE

    I. IPv4 Tunnel
    II. IPv6 Tunnels

    a.Configuring GRE/IPv6 Tunnel
    b. Manual IPv6 Tunnel
    c. Configuring 6to4 Tunnel
    d. Configuring IPv4-Compatible IPv6 Tunnels

    F. ODR

    I. Enabling ODR
    II. Filtering ODR information
    III. Redistributing ODR Information
    IV. Reconfiguring CDP or ODR Timers

    G. Filtering, redistribution, summarization and other advanced features

    I. Policy-Based Routing

    a. PBR Recursive Next Hop
    b. PBR Support for Multiple Tracking Options

    II. /31 Mask
    III. Administrative Distance Manipulation
    IV. Redistribution

    a. Default Metric
    b. Setting Parameters with Route Map

    I. Metric
    II. Metric Type
    III. Tagging During Redistribution

    III. BGP

    A. IBGP

    I. Synchronization
    II. Confederation
    III. Route-Reflection
    IV. Non-BGP Speaker in Transit Path

    b. Redistribute into IGP
    c. Static route
    d. Default route
    e. Policy Route

    B. EBGP

    I. Multihop

    C. Filtering, redistribution, summarization, synchronization, attributes and other advanced features

    I. Authentication
    II. BGP Router ID
    III. Advertising Prefixes
    IV. Max-Prefix Limit
    V. Next Hop Self

    VI. Load Balancing

    VII. Path Manipulation

    a. Local Pref
    b. Weight
    c. MED
    d. AS-PATH

    VIII. BGP Cost Community
    IX. Regex Engine Performance Enhancement
    X. Local-AS

    a. Hide Local-AS

    XI. Summarization

    a. Suppress Map
    b. Unsuppress Map

    XII. Well-known Communities
    XIII. Conditional Route Advertisement
    XIV. Remove Private AS
    XV. AS-PATH Filtering
    XVI. BGP Policy Accounting

    a. Output Interface Accounting

    XVII. NSF Awareness
    XVIII. Support for TTL Security Check
    XIX. Support for Fast Peering Session Deactivation
    XX. Support for Next-Hop Address Tracking

    IV. IP and IOS Features

    A. IP addressing
    B. Switching Paths

    I. Process switching
    II. Fast Switching
    III. Netflow switching
    IV. CEF switching

    C. TCP

    I. Performance Parameters
    II. Window Scaling
    III. Explicit Congestion Notification
    IV. Keepalive Packet Service

    D. Interface Hold-Queue Limits
    E. Configuring Loopback detection
    F. DHCP

    I. Different Subnet Mask than Interface
    II. Multiple Default Gateways
    III. DHCP Snooping (on 3550)
    IV. DHCP Relay and Option 82
    V. Reforwarding Policy
    VI. IP Source Guard
    VII. DHCP for IPv6

    G. HSRP

    I. Interface Tracking
    II. Multiple Groups
    III. Authentication and Timers

    H. VRRP

    I. Object Tracking
    II. MD5 Authentication

    I. GLBP

    I. MD5 Authentication
    II. Text Authentication
    III. Weighting values and object tracking

    J. Enhanced Object Tracking

    I. Tracking Line-Protocol State
    II. Tracking IP-Routing State
    III. Tracking IP-Reachablility
    IV. Tracking Threshold of IP-Route Metrics
    V. Configuring Track Lists

    K. IP services

    I. IP Event Dampening
    II. WCCP

    a. Excluding Traffic from Redirection
    b. Using Access-lists for a Service Group

    c. Setting a Password for a router and cache engine
    d. Outbound ACL Check
    e. Increased Services

    III. IP Accounting
    IV. DRP Server Agent
    V. TFTP Server
    VI. FTP Connections
    VII. RARP Server
    VIII. Auto Install

    L. IOS user interfaces

    I. HTTP

    I. HTTP Authentication
    II. Filtering access to HTTP Server
    III. Changing HTTP server port number
    IV. Downloading/Uploading files via HTTP/HTTPS

    II. Using rsh and rcp

    M. System management

    I. Logging

    a. Timestamps
    b. Sequence numbers
    c. History
    d. XML formatted System Logging Messages

    II. Compressing the configuration file
    III. Disabling the parser cache
    IV. Reallocating processor and I/O memory
    V. Embedded Resource Manager
    VII. Warm Reboot

    N. NAT

    I. NAT Inside
    II. NAT Outside

    a. Configuring overlapping networks to communicate

    III. NAT Timeouts
    IV. NAT Virtual Interface
    V. Overload Interface Outbound To Hide Internal Details
    VI. TCP load balancing
    VII. Using route-maps for NAT decisions
    VIII. Limiting number of concurrent NAT operations

    O. NHRP

    I. Configuring NHRP authentication
    II. Using GRE for multipoint operation

    P. NTP

    I. Master with Authentication
    II. NTP Server
    III. Authentication
    IV. NTP Peer

    Q. SNMP

    I. Configuring Interface Index Persistence
    II. CPU and Memory Threshold Notification
    III. Event Tracing

    R. Telnet

    I. Establishing Terminal Session Limits
    II. Displaying Line Connection Information
    III. Chunk-size
    IV. Assign IP address to service provided on a TCP port
    V. Busy-message
    VI. Vacant-message
    VII. Telnet message on successful connection
    VIII. Refuse-message
    IX. Suppressing onscreen messages during Telnet connections (ip telnet quiet)
    X. Saving Local Settings Between Sessions
    XI. Defining Escape character and other key sequences
    XII. Setting terminal screen length and width
    XIII. Enable session locking
    XIV. Configuring Banners using tokens
    XV. Login Enhancements (block-for, quite-mode, delay, etc.)
    XVI. Hiding Telnet Addresses

    S. RMON
    T. IP Accounting

    I. Tracking IP Precedence

    U. IRDP
    V. IP SLA (SAA)

    V. IP Multicast MM

    A. PIM, bi-directional PIM

    I. Static RP Config

    a. RP-Announce-Filter

    III. BSR
    IV. Neighbor Filter
    V. NBMA Mode
    VI. Static Mroutes
    VII. Tunnel in Hub and Spoke Configuration

    B. MSDP

    C. IGMP

    I. IGMP Access Groups
    II. IGMP Version
    III. Join Group
    IV. Static Group
    V. Immediate Leave
    VI. IGMP Snooping and MVR (cat 3550)
    VII. Timers

    D. Multicast tools, source specific multicast

    I. Multicast Helper
    II. Multicast Rate Limiting
    III. TTL Threshold
    IV. IP Multicast Boundary
    V. SPT Threshold
    VI. Stub IP Multicast Routing
    VII. sdr Listener support
    VIII. Load splitting multicast traffic
    IX. Multicast Routing Monitor
    X. Multicast Heartbeat

    E. PGM
    F. DVMRP
    G. Anycast

    VI. QoS

    A. Quality of service solutions
    B. Classification and Marking

    I. Using MQC

    I. Using NBAR
    II. Using PBR
    III. Using CAR
    IV. QoS Policy Propagation via BGP
    V. DE

    I. DE List
    II. MQC

    VI. 3550 - Classifying Traffic on a Per-Port Per-VLAN Basis by Using Class Maps

    C. Congestion management, congestion avoidance

    I. Legacy Congestion Management (WFQ, CQ, PQ)
    II. LLQ
    IV. WRED
    V. 3550 - Expedite Queue
    VI. 3560 - Weighted Tail Drop (WTD)
    VII. 3560 - SRR (Shaped Round Robin)

    D. Policing and shaping

    I. 3550 Policing
    II. Policing with MQC

    I. Two-Rate Policer
    II. Percentage-based Policing and Shaping

    III. Unconditional Packet Discard
    IV. Control Plane Policing
    V. Shaping with MQC
    VI. CAR
    VII. Generic Traffic Shaping

    E. Signaling

    I. RSVP

    F. Link efficiency mechanisms

    I. MultiLink PPP (MLP)

    I. MPL Interleaving and Queuing
    II. Multiclass Multilink PPP
    II. FRF.12
    III. FTF.16
    IV. Compressed Real-Time Protocol
    V. Compression - STAC versus PREDICTOR

    VII. Security

    A. AAA

    I. 802.1x

    I. Enabling 802.1x Authentication
    II. Periodic Reauthentication
    III. Quiet Period
    IV. Host mode
    V. Guest VLAN
    VI. Accounting

    B. Traffic filtering and firewalls

    I. Lock and Key (Dynamic Access Lists)
    II. Reflexive Access Lists
    III. TCP Intercept

    IV. CBAC

    C. Access lists

    I. Time-Based Access Lists
    II. Log-Input Option
    III. Block RFC 1918
    IV. RFC 2827 Filtering
    V. Block Loopback Address Space
    VI. VLAN Maps
    VII. MAC Access Lists

    D. Routing protocols security, catalyst security

    II. Port-Based Traffic Control

    I. Storm Control
    II. Protected Ports
    III. Port Blocking
    IV. Port Security

    III. Dynamic Arp Inspection (DAI)
    IV. VLAN Access Control Lists (VACLs or VLAN Access Maps)
    V. Private VLANS (3560 Only)
    VI. All forms of routing protocol authentication

    E. Other security features

    I. Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding

    I. Access-list option allows you to forward traffic still - but log it

    II. Privilege Levels
    III. Cisco IOS Resilient Configuration
    IV. Image Verification
    V. IP Source Tracker
    VI. IP Traffic Export
    VII. Role-Based CLI Access

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