Cisco SPEDGE – Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Edge Network Services v1.2

In this course you will learn how to implement a Virtual Private Network within the network and how to enable service provider point of presence in ordr to offer Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs.

You will also learn how to deploy Cisco IOS and IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR features in orter to operate and support service provider network.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at network administrators, network engineers, network managers and system engineers.

what you will learn

What you will learn
Upon completion you will know how to:

VPN technologies used in the service provider environment
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) VPN peer-to-peer architecture
Steps to provide MPLS Layer 3 VPN service in service provider networks
Use the MPLS Layer 3 VPN model to implement managed services and Internet access
Layer 2 VPNs and Ethernet services
Traffic policing and shaping, including token bucket, dual token bucket, and dual-rate policing


Students need to have:

SPNGN1 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 v1.2
SPNGN2 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 v1.2
SPROUTE – Deploying Cisco Service Provider Network Routing
SPADVROUTE – Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing v1.2
SPCORE – Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Core Network Services v1.2

Course outline

Course Outline

1. VPN Technologies

Introduction to VPNs
VPN Implementation Models
Benefits and Drawbacks
Introducing MPLS VPNs
MPLS VPN Architecture, Route Distinguishers (RDs), Route Targets (RTs), and Virtual Routing Tables
End-to-End Routing Update Flow
VPN Label Propagation between PE Routers and the MPLS VPN End-to-End Forwarding Mechanism

2. MPLS Layer 3 VPNs

Implementing MPLS Layer 3 VPN Backbones
Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF)
Enable VRF
Enable MP-BGP
Deploying Basic Routing in MPLS VPNs
Per VRF Static Routes
Static Route PE-CE Routing Sessions
RIP PE-CE Routing Sessions
EIGRP PE-CE Routing Sessions
Connecting Customers Using BGP or OSPF
Configuring an OSPFv2 PE-CE Routing Session
Configuring an OSPFv3 PE-CE Routing Session
Configuring a BGP PE-CE Routing Session
Troubleshooting MPLS VPNs

3. Special Connectivity in MPLS Layer 3 VPNs

Special Connectivity in MPLS Layer 3 VPNs
Central Service VPNs and Advanced VRF Features
Managed CE Router Service
Implementing Internet Access and MPLS Layer 3 VPNs
Common Customer Internet Connectivity Scenarios
Design Models for Combining Internet Access with MPLS Layer 3 VPN Services
Implementing Internet Access Service Separate from MPLS Layer 3 VPN Services
Implementing Internet Access Solutions in which the Internet Access is Provided as a Separate VPN
Introducing MPLS Inter-Domain Solutions
MPLS Inter-Domain Solutions
CSC Feature
Inter-AS MPLS Models

4. MPLS IPv6 and Interdomain Solutions

Deploying IPv6 in an MPLS Environment
IPv6 in MPLS Environments
Using Layer 2 MPLS VPNs to Support IPv6
6PE Architecture
6VPE Architecture
Introducing MPLS Interdomain Solutions
MPLS Interdomain Solutions
CSC Overview

5. Layer 2 VPNs

Layer 2 VPNs
Any Transport over MPLS (AToM)
Characteristics, Implementation, and Verification
Implementing VPLS
Implementing Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS) on Cisco IOS XR Routers
Implementing VPLS and H-VPLS
Enhancing Layer 2 VPN Scalability

Follow on
There are no follow-ons for this course.

Certification programs
CCNP Service Provider

Course details

1900 EUR
5 Day Course

Training Schedule

  • Start Date: 2015-11-16
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Location: On Site
  • Training type: Instructor Led – Public Type
  • Instructor: Ionescu Marcel