Cisco ROUTE Courses

Cisco ROUTE Courses in South Africa

2KO Africa's CCNP Routing & Switching course provides full coverage of the knowledge and skills required to implement, plan, troubleshoot and verify local and wide-area enterprise networks and work on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions. The course Cisco 300-101 prepares students for the International Cisco Certification exam.



This new course provides you the needed training for advanced IP addressing and routing in implementing scalable and highly secure Cisco routers that are connected to LANs, WANs, and IPv6 as well as the configuration of highly secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers. 2KO's online courses are also available as full-time instructor led courses in Cape Town, giving our students hands on skills to help prepare for International IT certification exams. 2KO Africa delivers top-quality computer training across most IT Platforms, as well as a large catalogue of online courses which are available internationallyfrom the comfort of home or work


This course brings together all the features of CCNP Routing & Switching.


Some of the skills you will learn in this class are:

Network Principles

Layer 2 Technologies

Layer 3 Technologies

VPN Technologies

Infrastructure Security

Infrastructure Services


Module 1 - Differentiating Routing Protocols

Enterprise Network Infrastructure

IGP vs EGP and Type of Routing Protocols

Route Summarization and Routing Protocol Scalability


Module 2 - Understanding Network Technologies

Traffic Types

IPv6 Address Types

Network Types

Routing Over The Internet


Module 3 - Connecting Remote Locations With The Headquarters

Connectivity Overview

Routing Over A GRE Tunnel and Dynamic Multipoint VPN

Next Hop Resolution Protocol


Module 4 - Implementing RIPing

RIP Overview

RIP Configuration Steps

Investigating The RIPing Database

Demo - Configure RIPing


Module 5 - Establishing EIGRP Neighbors

EIGRP Features and Basic Configuration

Manipulating EIGRP Timers

Establishing EIGRP Over Different Layer MPLS VPNs

Demo - Configure EIGRP For IPv4


Module 6 - Building The EIGRP Topology Table

Choosing The Best Path

EIGRP Exchange Of Routing Knowledge and EIGRP Metric

The Feasibility Condition


Module 7 - Optimizing EIGRP Behavior

EIGRP Queries and Stub Routers

Stuck In Active

Reducing Query Scope By Using Summary Routes

Determining A Manual Summary Route

Load Balancing With EIGRP

Demo - Using Tools To Reduce The Size Of A Routing Table


Module 8 - Configuring EIGRP For IPv6

EIGRP For IPv6 Overview

EIGRP For IPv6 Configuration

Determining An IPv6 Manual Summary Route


Module 9 - Named EIGRP Configuration

Introduction To Named EIGRP Configuration


Named EIGRP Configuration Modes


Module 10 - Establishing OSPF Neighbor Relationships

OSPF Features

Basic OSPF Configuration

Importance Of MTU

OSPF Neighbor States

Demo - Configure OSPF


Module 11 - Building The Link State Database


Viewing Various LSA Types

Exchanging And Synchronizing LSDBs

Default OSPF Costs


Module 12 - Optimizing OSPF Behavior

Benefits Of Route Summarization

Configuring Summarization

Ways Of Directing Traffic To The Internet

Default-Information Originate Command

Demo - OSPF Stub Features


Module 13 - Configuring OSPFv3

Implementing OSPFv3


Creating Totally Stubby Areas and Summarizing Routes

Demo - Configure OSPFv3


Module 14 - Implementing Basic Routing Protocol Redistribution

Defining Route Redistribution

Default Metrics For Redistributed Routes

Calculating Cost For OSPF E1 And E2 Routes

Types Of Redistribution

Demo - Configure Redistribution Between OSPF And EIRGP


Module 15 - Manipulating Redistribution Using Route Filtering

The Need For Redistribution Manipulation

Prefix Lists

Introducing Route Maps

Configuring Route Maps

Changing Administrative Distance


Module 16 - Using Cisco Express Forwarding Switching

Control Plane And Data Plane

Cisco Switching Mechanisms


Module 17 - Implementing Path Control

Need For Path Control

Policy Based Routing

Need For Dynamic Path Control


Module 18 - Planning Enterprise Internet Connectivity

Enterprise Connectivity Needs

Public IP Address Assignments

Provider Independent IP Addressing


Module 19 - Establishing Single Homed IPv4 Internet Connectivity

Configuring A Provider Assigned IPv4 Address

NAT Overview

Configuring NAT

Limitations Of NAT

Demo - Configuring Dynamic NAT


Module 20 - Establishing Single Homed IPv6 Internet Connectivity

Configuring A Provider Assigned IPv6 Address

Configuring IPv6 ACLs

Securing IPv6 Internet Connectivity


Module 21 - Improving Resilience Of Internet Connectivity

Single and Dual-Homed Internet Connectivity

Multi-Homed Internet Connectivity


Module 22 - Considering The Advantages Of Using BGP

Routing Between Autonomous Systems

BGP Routing Policies

BGP Data Structures and Message Types


Module 23 - Implementing Basic BGP Operations

BGP Neighbor Relationships

Configuring BGP Neighbors

IGBP Next Hop Behavior and BGP States

BGP Session Resilience

EBGP Multihop And Clearing BGP Sessions

Demo - Configuring BGP


Module 24 - Using BGP Attributes And The Path Selection Process

BGP Path Selection

Weight Attribute

Local Preference Attribute

AS Path And MED Attributes


Module 25 - Controlling BGP Routing Updates

Filtering Of BGP Routing Updates

Implementing AS Path Lists

Using Route Maps To Manipulate BGP Updates

Clearing The BGP Session

BGP Peer Groups


Module 26 - BGP For IPv6 Internet Connectivity

MP-BGP Support For IPv6

Exchanging IPv6 Routes Over An IPv6 Session

IP BGP Filtering Mechanisms


Module 27 - Securing Cisco Routers

Securing Cisco Routers Checklist and Security Policy

Encrypted Passwords and SSH Instead Of Telnet

Securing Access To The Infrastructure Using Router ACLs

Secure SNMP

Configuration Backups And Implement Logging


Module 28 - Describing Routing Protocol Authentication Options

The Purpose Of Routing Protocol Authentication

Plaintext And Hashing Authentication Process

Time-Based Key Chains


Module 29 - Configuring EIGRP Authentication

EIGRP Authentication Configuration Checklist

EIGRP For IPv6 Authentication Configuration And Verification

Demo - Configuring Authentication For OSPF Using MD5 Authentication


Module 30 - Configuring OSPF Authentication

OSPF Authentication Configuration Checklist

Configuring OSPFv2 Plaintext Authentication

Configuring OSPFv2 MD5 Authentication

OSPFv3 Authentication And Encryption

Demo - Configure Authentication For OSPF Using Plaintext Authentication


Module 31 - Configuring BGP Authentication

BGP Authentication Configuration Checklist

BGP For IPv6 Authentication Configuration

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