Sunday, October 11, 2009

Notes from Official Update: CCIE Routing and Switching Web Seminar

I attened the Official Update: CCIE Routing and Switching Web Seminar last week. Surprisingly, i was the only attendance while i was expecting a lot of people would be interested to join and listen. The following is the note that i wrote down that night from Maurilio Gorito explanations, Product Manager of CCIE RS. Luckly, Brad Ellis, CEO of CCBootcamp help to ask a lot of question during Q&A section to dig out some more details.

isr running iso 12.4(T)
catalyst switches running IOS 12.2 Adv IP service
Scenario-based question added written exam
lab less emphasis on professional level task (more pre configuration)

New skills/ topics added.
planning and evaluating network change
performance routing, OER, EIGRPv6
IPv6 Multicast
MPLS and Layer 3 VPN

Short answer (up to 30min) - can be one word answer
Troubleshooting : up to 2 hours - Layer 3, Layer 2 (only WAN), routers only
Configuration ; at least 5 1/2 hours

New troubleshooting section
-multiple scenarios described on 'trouble tickets'
-diagnose and resolve fault(s) on preconfigured topology
-Network must be operationl to receive credit
-8 to 12 trouble tickets (doesn't mean that 8-12 topologies)
-may issue multiple diagrams for each topology (ospf, ipv6, etc..)
-totally on virtual environment (cisco version of dynamips)

Configuration Section
-More partially preconfigured solutions
-MPLS VPN is for layer 3 vpn only (e.g. 2xPE 2xCE)

You can use the link below to view the recording of the event:


  1. I've been wanting to learn more about MPLS and Layer 3 VPN. I hope you have another seminar soon.
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  2. Thanks for sharing this information. I'm still studying how the CCIE routing can work well on our system.

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