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640-875 SPNGN1

Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks
Part 1

Exam Number 640-875 SPNGN1
Associated Certifications CCNA Service Provider
Duration 90 minutes (65-75 questions)
Available Languages English
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The 640-875 Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 exam is associated with the Cisco CCNA Service Provider certification. This exam tests the basic knowledge and skills that are necessary to support a service provider network.

The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed. The following topics are general guidelines for the content that is likely to be included on the practical exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the following guidelines may change at any time without notice.

  • 12%     1.0   IP Networks

      • 1.1   Describe the purpose and functions of various network devices (at
                  the core, distribution, and access layers)
      • 1.2   Identify the functional components that are required to meet a given
                 network specification
      • 1.3   Describe the OSI and TCP/IP models and their associated protocols
                 to explain how data flows in a network
      • 1.4   Describe common network applications and their impact on the
      • 1.5   Interpret network diagrams
      • 1.6   Troubleshoot common network problems at Layers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 7
                 using a layered-model approach
      • 1.7   Describe differences between LAN and WAN operation and features
  • 13%     2.0   IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing

      • 2.1   Describe the structure of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
      • 2.2   Describe VLSM, CIDR and route summarization concepts
      • 2.3   Describe the different types of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
      • 2.4   Design an IP subnetting plan that is based on given requirements
  • 12%     3.0   Switched Network Technologies I

      • 3.1   Describe bridging concepts and Layer 2 Ethernet frames
      • 3.2   Configure basic spanning tree operations on Cisco IOS switches
      • 3.3   Interpret the output of various basic show and debug commands to
                 verify the operational status of a Cisco switched network
      • 3.4   Configure basic switch security (that is, port security and securing
                 unused ports)
      • 3.5   Describe Ethernet link bundling LACP, PAgP, and Flex Links
  • 10%     4.0   Routed Network Technologies I

      • 4.1   Describe classful versus classless routing
      • 4.2   Describe routing protocols basics (metrics, IGP versus EGP)
      • 4.3   Describe RIPv1, RIPv2, RIPNG
      • 4.4   Implement EIGRPv4 and EIGRPv6 on Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR
      • 4.5   Describe route redistribution
      • 4.6   Describe VRF
      • 4.7   Describe GRE
  • 10%     5.0   IP Services

      • 5.1   Configure NAT (IPv4) on Cisco routers
      • 5.2   Configure DHCP (IPv4 and IPv6) operations on Cisco routers
      • 5.3   Describe ICMPv4 and ICMPv6
      • 5.4   Describe DNS
  • 15%     6.0   Cisco Operating Systems and Platforms I

      • 6.1   Implement basic Cisco IOS, IOS-XE, and IOS-XR CLI operations
      • 6.2   Implement basic Cisco IOS, IOS-XE, and IOS-XR routers
  •   9%     7.0   Transport Technologies

      • 7.1   Describe SONET and SDH
      • 7.2   Describe DWDM, IPoDWDM, and ROADM
      • 7.3   Configure 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 40 Gigabit Ethernet, and 100 Gigabit
                 Ethernet interfaces on Cisco routers
      • 7.4   Describe Frame Relay
      • 7.5   Describe ATM
      • 7.6   Describe Metro Ethernet
      • 7.7   Describe DSL
      • 7.8   Describe T1, T3, E1, E3, and ISDN
      • 7.9   Implement PPP encapsulation on Cisco routers serial and POS
      • 7.10   Describe cable (DOCSIS)
      • 7.11   Describe the main BRAS and BNG routers functions in IP NGN
      • 7.12   Describe various Passive Optical Network (PON) access
                 technologies and FTTx
  • 10%     8.0   Security in the Network

      • 8.1   Describe Layer 2 security features on Cisco IOS switches
      • 8.2   Configure management plane security on Cisco routers and IOS
      • 8.3   Describe IPsec
      • 8.4   Describe control plane security
      • 8.5   Configure basic AAA (TACACS+ and RADIUS) services on Cisco
      • 8.6   Configure routing protocols authentication between Cisco routers
      • 8.7   Describe the relationships between users, user groups, tasks
                 groups and task IDs in IOS-XR
      • 8.8   Describe common types of network attacks
  •   9%     9.0   Network Management

      • 9.1   Configure NTP server or client on Cisco routers
      • 9.2   Configure IP SLA on Cisco routers
      • 9.3   Configure CDP on Cisco routers and IOS switches
      • 9.4   Configure SNMP on Cisco routers
      • 9.5   Configure NetFlow on Cisco routers
      • 9.6   Configure logging to Syslog server on Cisco routers
      • 9.7   Describe the Cisco IOS Call-Home feature
      • 9.8   Describe Cisco TAC procedure and navigate Cisco support tools
      • 9.9   Implement management access (SSH, telnet, and out-of-band
                 management design)
      • 9.10   Implement SPAN, RSPAN, and ERSPAN
      • 9.11   Implement file transfers to manage network devices configurations
                 and images using FTP, SCP, TFTP, SFTP, and RCP
  • The following course is the recommended training for this exam.

    • Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 (SPNGN1)

    Courses listed are offered by Cisco Learning Partners-the only authorized source for Cisco IT training delivered exclusively by Certified Cisco Instructors. Check the List of Learning Partners for a Cisco Learning Partner nearest you

    A variety of Cisco Press titles may be available for this exam. These titles can be purchased through the Cisco Marketplace Bookstore, directly from Cisco Press.

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