CCIE Routing and Switching

CCIE Routing and Switching --

The Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certification is accepted worldwide as the most prestigious networking certification in the industry. Network Engineers holding an active Cisco CCIE certification are recognized for their expert network engineering skills and mastery of Cisco products and solutions. The CCIE community has established a reputation of leading the networking industry in deep technical networking knowledge and are deployed into the most technically challenging network assignments.

The program continually updates and revises its testing tools and methodologies to ensure unparalleled program quality, relevance and value. Through a rigorous written exam and a performance based lab, the CCIE program sets the standard for internetworking expertise.


• Network fundamentals and how to build simple LANs
• Manage network device security
• IPv6 basics
• Troubleshoot VLAN issues
• Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
• Configure EtherChannel
• Layer 3 Redundancy

• Troubleshoot IP connectivity
• Characteristics, functions, and components of a WAN
• Configure and troubleshoot EIGRP in an IPv4 environment
• Configure EIGRP for IPv6
• Configure, verify, and troubleshoot multiarea OSPF
• SNMP, syslog, and NetFlow
• Manage Cisco device configurations, IOS images, and licenses


• Individuals seeking CCNA Routing and Switching certification
• Pre and post-sales network engineers involved in installing and supporting enterprise branch office networks
• Entry-level network engineers, network administrators, network support technicians, and help desk technicians


• A solid understanding of IPv4 and IPv6 based networks
• A basic knowledge of network subnetting and IP routing
• Complete the 10 hours of pre-class activity
• TCP/IP Networking



Network Principles

1.1 Network theory
1.2 Network implementation and operation
1.3 Network troubleshooting

Layer 2 Technologies

2.1 LAN switching technologies
2.2 Layer 2 multicast
2.3 Layer 2 WAN circuit technologies

Layer 3 Technologies

3.1 Addressing technologies
3.2 Layer 3 multicast
3.3 Fundamental routing concepts
3.4 RIP [v2 and v6] 3.5 EIGRP [for IPv4 and IPv6] 3.6 OSPF [v2 and v3] 3.7 BGP
3.8 ISIS [for IPv4 and IPv6]

VPN Technologies

4.1 Tunneling
4.2 Encryption

Infrastructure Security

5.1 Device security
5.2 Network security

Infrastructure Services

6.1 System management
6.2 Quality of service
6.3 Network services
6.4 Network optimization


Layer 2 Technologies

1.1 LAN switching technologies
1.2 Layer 2 Multicast
1.3 Layer 2 WAN circuit technologies
1.4 Troubleshooting layer 2 technologies

Layer 3 Technologies

2.1 Addressing technologies
2.2 Layer 3 Multicast
2.3 Fundamental routing concepts
2.4 RIP v2
2.5 EIGRP [for IPv4 and IPv6] 2.6 OSPF [v2 and v3] 2.7 BGP
2.8 Troubleshooting layer 3 technologies

VPN Technologies

3.1 Tunneling
3.2 Encryption
3.3 Troubleshooting VPN technologies

Infrastructure Security

4.1 Device security
4.2 Network security
4.3 Troubleshooting infrastructure security

Infrastructure Services

1 System management
5.2 Quality of service
5.3 Network services
5.4 Network optimization
5.5 Troubleshooting infrastructure services