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350-029 CCIE SP

CCIE Service Provider

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Exam Number 350-029 CCIE SP
Associated Certifications CCIE Service Provider
Duration 120 minutes (90 - 110 questions)
Available Languages English
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The Cisco CCIE Service Provider Written Exam is a 2-hour test that will validate that professionals have the expertise to describe, implement, optimize, and troubleshoot complex service provider networks.

Exam Topics

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 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.

  • 46%     1.0   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Core IP Technologies

      • 1.1   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Packet over
                 SONET
      • 1.2   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot IP over DWDM
      • 1.3   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot GE/10GE in the
                 core
      • 1.4   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot SP High end
                 Product
      • 1.5   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot IGP routing
      • 1.6   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot MPLS and LDP
      • 1.7   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot MPLS Traffic
                 Engineering
      • 1.8   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot BGP
      • 1.9   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Muliticast
      • 1.10   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot High availability
      • 1.11   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Convergence
      • 1.12   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot SP QoS
      • 1.13   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Security in the
                  core
  • 10%     2.0   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Access/Edge Connection Technologies
     

      • 2.1   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot FE/GE and
                 Ethernet Trunk connections
      • 2.2   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot PPP connections
      • 2.3   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot SONET/SDH
                 connections
      • 2.4   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Frame-relay
                 connections
      • 2.5   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot ATM connections
      • 2.6   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot T1/T3 and E1/E3
                 services.
  • 3%     3.0   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Remote Access Technologies

      • 3.1   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot IP over DSL to the
                 customer
      • 3.2   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot IP over wire line to
                 the customer
      • 3.3   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot IP over Cable to
                 the customer
  • 24%     4.0   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot L3VPN Technologies

      • 4.1   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Intra-AS L3VPN
      • 4.2   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Inter-AS L3VPN
      • 4.3   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Carrier Supporting
                 Carrier (CSC)
      • 4.4   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot L2TP for L3VPN
      • 4.5   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot VPN extranet,
                 Internet access
      • 4.6   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot VRF Service
      • 4.7   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Multicast VPN
      • 4.8   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot GRE L3VPN
  • 10%     5.0   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot L2VPN Technologies

      • 5.1   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot AToM
      • 5.2   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot VPLS and Carrier
                 Ethernet
      • 5.3   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot L2TPv3 for L2 VPN
      • 5.4   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot GRE L2VPN
  • 3%     6.0   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Managed Services Traversing the Core

      • 6.1   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Managed
                 Voice/Video services traversing the core
      • 6.2   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Managed Security
                 services traversing the core
      • 6.3   Describe, Implement, Optimize and Troubleshoot Service Level
                 Agreements for managed services traversing the core
  • 4%     7.0   Describe Service Provider Network implementing principle

      • 7.1   Given a Service Provider network design change or new service,
                 identify the success criteria
      • 7.2   Given a Service Provider network design change or new service,
                 identify appropriate routing protocol
      • 7.3   Given a Service Provider network design change or new service,
                 identify appropriate tunneling protocol
      • 7.4   Given a Service Provider network design change or new service,
                 identify improving convergence method to use
      • 7.5   Given a Service Provider network design change or new service,
                 identify improving scability method to use
      • 7.6   Given a Service Provider network design change or new service,
                 identify improving reliability method to use
      • 7.7   Given a Service Provider network design change or new service,
                 identify improving management method to use
      • 7.8   Given a Service Provider network design change or new service,
                 identify improving QOS method to use
      • 7.9   Given a Service Provider network design change or new service,
                 identify improving security method to use
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