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ENSLD: Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks

ENSLD: Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks

Course Contents

Designing EIGRP Routing
•   Describe Scalabale EIGRP Designs and Fast Convergence
•   Examine EIGRP Autonomous Systems and Layered Designs
•   Describe Scalable EIGRP Hub-and-Spoke and Stub Designs
•   Describe EIGRP Convergence Features

Designing OSPF Routing
•   OSPF Neigbour Adjacencies and LSAs
•   OSPF Scalability Issues
•   Define Area and Domain Summarization
•   OSPF Full and Partial Mesh
•   OSPF Convergence

Designing IS-IS Routing
•   Describe IS-IS Routing Protocol
•   Examine IS-IS Adjacencies and Authentication
•   Describe IS-IS and OSPF Similarities
•   Explore IS-IS Routing Logic
•   Examine Integrated IS-IS for IPv6

Design Case Study Activity: Designing Enterprise Connectivity
•   Design Challenge
•   Choose the Routing Protocol
•   Explore the Backbone Area Design
•   Determine Spoke Area Design
•   Deterrnine Spoke Area Design: Special Case
•   Implement OSPF Summarization
•   Define the RIPv2-to-OSPF Migration Steps
•   Route Redistribution
•   Disable RIPv2 After Complete Migration
•   Define Future Growth

Designing BGP Routing and Redundancy
•   Identify IBGP Scalability Issues
•   BGP Route Reflector Terminology
•   Describe BGP-Split-Horizon
•   Route Reflector Loop Prevention Mechanisms
•   Compare BGP Load Sharing Designs
•   Examine Dual and Mulithomed BGP Designs

Understanding BGP Address Families and Attributes
•   BGP Address Families and Attributes
•   BGP Route Selection Preferences
•   Describe BGP Communities
•   Examine a Case Study – Designing a Dual-Stack MP-BGP Environment

Design Case Study Activity: Designing an Enterprise Network with BGP Internet Connectivity
•   Design Challenge
•   Determine the Routing Protocol
•   Determine the Autonomous System Numbers
•   Define the BGP Sessions
•   Define the BGP Communities
•   Define Routing Policy in North American Sites
•   Define Routing Policy in European and Asian Sites
•   Describe the Internet Segment
•   Determine Main Headquarters Multihoming
•   Determine Default Routing

Designing an Enterprise Campus LAN
•   Compare End-to-End and Local VLANs
•   Describe the Layer 3 Access Layer
•   Examine a Case Study

Designing Layer 2 Campus
•   Describe VLANs, Trunks and VTP
•   Understanding the Spanning Tree Protocol
•   Understand MST, POE, and EnergyWise
•   Describe Port Aggregation Considerations
•   First-Hop Redundancy
•   Describe Network Requirements of Applications

Design Case Study Activity: Designing and Enterprise Campus LAN
•   Design Challenge

Designing Layer 3 Campus
•   The Benefits of Building Triangles
•   Routing Convergence
•   Describe Routing Protocols and Summarization
•   Describe Default Routes, Redistribution and Filtering
•   Examine Passive Interface, Routing Convergence and Routing IPv4 and IPv6
•   Describe Network Management Best Practices

Discovering the Cisco SD-Access Architecture
•   Cisco Software Defined Access Overview
•   Describe the Cisco SD-Access Node Roles
•   Examine the Fabric Enabled Wireless LAN
•   Describe the Role of Cisco SD-Access in Cisco DNA

Exploring Cisco SD-Access Fabric Design
•   Describe SD-Access Fabric Constructs
•   Describe Design Requirements of Underlay Network
•   Describe DHCP and Security Solutions for the Fabric Domain
•   Describe Cisco SD-Access Wireless Fabric Constructs

Exploring Cisco SD-Access Site Design Strategy and Considerations
•   Cisco SD-Access Site Reference Models
•   Cisco SD-Access Distributed Campus Considerations
•   Migration to Cisco SD-Access

Design Case Study Activity: Designing Cisco SD-Access in the Enterprise
•   Design Challenge

Discovering Service Provider-Managed VPNs
•   WAN Connection Decision Points
•   Describe Layer 3 MPLS VPN
•   Use Routing Protocols at the PE-CE

Designing Enterprise-Managed VPNs
•   Enterprise-Managed VPNs Overview
•   Describe GRE, mGRE and IPsec
•   Describe Dynamic VTI, GET VPN, SSL VPN and Flex VPN
•   Describe DMVPN
•   Describe EIGRP DMVPN and DMVPN Scaling

Designing WAN Resiliency
•   WAN Design Overview
•   Describe Common MPLS WNA Design Models
•   Describe Common Layer 2 WNA Design Models
•   Describe Cmmon VPN WAN Design Models
•   Describe Cellular VPN Design Models
•   Remote Site Local Internet Connectivity
•   Remote-Site LAN Design
•   WAN Connectivity Case Study
•   Describe Basic Traffic Engineering Techniques

Design Case Study Activity: Designing Resilient Enterprise WAN
•   Design Challenge
•   Quiz the Customer
•   Select WAN Links
•   Determine the Need for an Overlay VPN
•   Create a High-Level Design

Examining Cisco SD-WAN Architectures
•   Describe SDN for the WAN
•   Describe Cisco SD-WAN Components and Functions
•   Describe the Orchestration Plane
•   Describe the Management Plane
•   Describe the Control Plane
•   Describe the Data Plane
•   Describe SD-WAN Analytics
•   Describe the Overlay Management Protocol
•   Define OMP Network Terminology
•   Describe Transport Locators
•   Describe Fabric Operation

Examining Cisco SD-WAN Deployment Design Considerations
•   Describe Controller Deployment Options
•   Describe Controller Deployment Models
•   Describe Cisco SD-WAN Cloud Deployment
•   Describe Cisco SD-WAN Managed Service Provider Deployment
•   Describe Cisco SD-WAN On-Premises Deployment
•   Use Enterprise CA
•   Describe Controller Placement and Challenges
•   Describe Cloud Controller Connections
•   Describe On-Premise Controller Connections
•   Describe MPLS and Internet Interconnection
•   Describe Deployment Considerations
•   Describe On-Premises Deployment Considerations
•   Describe vBond On-Premises Deployment
•   Describe Working with NAT
•   Describe NAT Traversal Combinations
•   Describe Zero-Touch Provisioning
•   Describe Considerations for Hybrid Scenarios
•   Describe Deployment Options: Pure Vs Hybrid

Designing Cisco SD-WAN Routing and High Availability
•   Describe Horizontal Solution Scale
•   Describe SD-WAN Redundancy
•   Describe Site Design
•   Describe Path Redundancy
•   Compare an Underlay Vs Overlay Network
•   Describe SD-WAN Branch Connectivity
•   Describe SD-WAN Privacy and Integrity
•   Describe SD-WAN Secure Segmentation
•   Describe SD-WNA Security Features
•   SD-WAN Security Use Cases

Design Case Study Activity: Designing Resilient Enterprise Cisco SD-WAN
•   Design Challenge
•   Quiz the Customer

Understanding QoS
•   IntServ vs DiffServ
•   Explain Classification and Marking Tools
•   Policers and Shapers
•   Describe Queuing Tools
•   Explain RFC 4594 QoS Recommendations

Designing LAN and WAN QoS
•   Need for Campus QoS
•   Describe the Classification, Marking and Policing QoS Model
•   Need for QoS in WAN and Branch
•   Need for QoS in IPsec VPN
•   Describe DMVPN QoS Considerations
•   Describe SD-WAN Forwarding
•   Describe SD-WAN QoS Operation
•   Descrive vEdge Queuing

Design Case Study Activity: Designing QoS in an Enterprise Network
•   Design Challenge
•   Describe Traffic Inspection
•   Describe the QoS model
•   Describe Trust Boundaries
•   Describe Queueing Mechanisms
•   Describe Scavenger Traffic
•   Describe MPLS DiffServ Tunneling
•   Describe a QoS Design for an Enterprise Network

Exploring Multicast with PIM-SM
•   Explain How IP Multicast Works
•   Explain Multicast Groups
•   Describe SD-WNA Multicast Application Support
•   Describe the Functions of a Multicast Network
•   Describe Multicast Protocols
•   Describe Multicast Forwarding and RPF Check
•   Explain Multicast Protocol Basics
•   Describe Multicast Distribution Trees Identification
•   Describe Reciver Joins and Source Is Registered
•   Describe PIM-SM SPT Switchover
•   Describe Multicast Routing Table
•   Describe Basic SSM Concepts
•   Describe Bideirectional PIM
•   Describe DF Election and Messages
•   Case Study: DF Election

Designing Rendezvous Point Distribution Solutions
•   Rendezvous Point Discovery
•   Case Study: Auto-RP Operation
•   Auto-RP and BSR Flooding
•   MSDP Protocol Overview

Designing an IPv4 Address Plan
•   IPv4 Adress Planning Considerations
•   Plan the IP Addressing Hierarchy
•   Create an Addressing Plan
•   Case Study: Design an IPv4 Address Space
•   Case Study: Resolve Overlapping Address Ranges
•   Allocating More IP Addresses

Exploring IPv6
•   IPv6 Address Planning Considerations
•   IPv6 for an Enterprise
•   Describe IPv6 Address Allocation: Linked IPv4 Into IPv6
•   Describe IPv6 Address Allocation: Per Location/Type
•   Describe IPv6 Address Allocation: Per VLAN

Deploying IPv6
•   Describe the IPv6 Phased Approach
•   Identify IPv6 Services to Deploy
•   IPv4 and IPv6 Coexistence
•   Transition Mechanisms
•   Describe NAT64 and DNS64
•   Describe Manual Tunnels
•   Describe Tunnel Brokers
•   Describe 6rd
•   Describe DS-Lite
•   Describe LISP
•   IPv6 Application Support
•   IPv6 Related Security

Design Case Study Activity: Designing an Enterprise IPv6 Network
•   Design Challenge
•   Choose the IPv6 Address Space Type
•   Connect SIte 1
•   Connect Site 2
•   Choose a Deployment Model
•   Determine Address Allocation
•   Analyze Address Provisioning
•   Analyze Communication between Branches
•   Migrate Applications
•   Analyze Network Management
•   Analyze the Migration of Services
•   Describe an Enterprise IPv6 Network Design

Introducing Network APIs and Protocols
•   Describing Network APIs and Protocols
•   Describing the Evolution of Device Management and Programmability
•   Describing Data Encoding Formats
•   Describing JSON
•   Decrisbing XML
•   Describing Data Models
•   Describing the Model-Driven Programmability Stack
•   Describing REST
•   Describing NETCONF
•   Describing RESTCONF
•   Describing gRPC

Exploring YANG, NETCONF, RESTCONF, and Model-Driven Telemetry
•   Describe YANG Concepts
•   Describe NETCONF Concepts
•   Describe RESTCONF Concepts
•   Compare NETCONF and RESTCONF
•   Define Model-Driven Telemetry
•   Describe Stream Telemetry Data
•   Explain Subscription
•   Describe Dial-In and Dial-Out Model-Driven Telemetry

Lab Outline

•   Configure EIGRP Using Classic Mode and Named Mode for IPv4 and IPv6
•   Verify the EIGRP Topology Table
•   Configure EIGRP Stub Routing, Summarization, and Default Routing
•   Configure EIGRP Load Balancing and Authentication
•   LAB: Troubleshoot EIGRP Issues
•   Configure OSPFv3 for IPv4 and IPv6
•   Verify the Link-State Database
•   Configure OSPF Stub Areas and Summarization
•   Configure OSPF Authentication
•   Troubleshoot OSPF
•   Implement Routing Protocol Redistribution
•   Manipulate Redistribution
•   Manipulate Redistribution Using Route Maps
•   Troubleshoot Redistribution Issues
•   Implement PBR
•   Configure IBGP and External Border Gateway Protocol (EBGP)
•   Implement BGP Path Selection
•   Configure BGP Advanced Features
•   Configure BGP Route Reflectors
•   Configure MP-BGP for IPv4 and IPv6
•   Troubleshoot BGP Issues
•   Implement PBR
•   Configure Routing with VRF-Lite
•   Implement Cisco IOS DMVPN
•   Obtain IPv6 Addresses Dynamically
•   Troubleshoot DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 Issues
•   Troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 Access Control List (ACL) Issues
•   Configure and Verify Control Plane Policing
•   Configure and Verify Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding (uRPF)
•   Troubleshoot Network Management Protocol Issues: Lab 1
•   Troubleshoot Network Management Protocol Issues: Lab 2

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Remote Access:

30 Jan – 03 Feb 2023
09 – 13 May 2023
07 – 11 Aug 2023
06 – 10 Nov 2023

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