Hi Everyone,

Per our release schedule, the “Multicast” section of IEWB-RS VOL1 has been posted on the members site. IEWB-RS VOL1 is a collection of advanced technology-focused labs with detailed breakdowns and verifications, aimed to provide you with in-depth understanding of every networking technology needed to pass the CCIE lab. The new section is more than 150 pages in size. Here is the list of the topics covered:

PIM Dense Mode
Multicast RPF Failure
PIM Sparse Mode
PIM Sparse-Dense Mode
PIM Assert
PIM Accept RP
PIM DR Election
PIM Accept Register
Multicast Tunneling
Auto-RP – Multiple Candidate RPs
Auto-RP – Filtering Candidate RPs
Auto-RP Listener
Auto-RP and RP/MA Placement
Filtering Auto-RP Messages
Multicast Boundary
PIM Bootstrap Router
BSR – Multiple RP Candidates
Filtering BSR Messages
Stub Multicast Routing & IGMP Helper
IGMP Filtering
IGMP Timers
Multicast Helper Map
Multicast Rate Limiting
Bidirectional PIM
Source Specific Multicast
DVMRP Interoperability
Multicast BGP Extension
Anycast RP
Catalyst IGMP Snooping
Catalyst Multicast VLAN Registration
Catalyst IGMP Profiles

You may find a sample lab from the section posted on this blog at Understanding BSR Protocol. The remaining “BGP” section of IEWB-RS VOL1 in being updated and should be posted soon as well.

About Petr Lapukhov, 4xCCIE/CCDE:

Petr Lapukhov's career in IT begain in 1988 with a focus on computer programming, and progressed into networking with his first exposure to Novell NetWare in 1991. Initially involved with Kazan State University's campus network support and UNIX system administration, he went through the path of becoming a networking consultant, taking part in many network deployment projects. Petr currently has over 12 years of experience working in the Cisco networking field, and is the only person in the world to have obtained four CCIEs in under two years, passing each on his first attempt. Petr is an exceptional case in that he has been working with all of the technologies covered in his four CCIE tracks (R&S, Security, SP, and Voice) on a daily basis for many years. When not actively teaching classes, developing self-paced products, studying for the CCDE Practical & the CCIE Storage Lab Exam, and completing his PhD in Applied Mathematics.

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9 Responses to “IEWB-RS VOL1 V5.0: new “Multicast” section posted”

  1. ccieat21 says:

    Gr8 … Vol I version V series is the best technology-specific workbook in the industry.

    When are you guyz planning to release the BGP
    Section of the Version 5 Series ?

  2. JC says:

    Great! Just in time… Thanks Petr!

  3. Marc La Porte says:

    This is awesome, guys. Indeed, the VOL1-V5 is amazing!!! Looking forward to BGP… Next week? ;-)

  4. John Spaulding says:

    Yes , Vol5 workbooks are the best!! they really help you understand the technology. Waiting for BGP as well.

  5. DEEPAK ARORA says:

    I am waiting to see redistribution section :)

  6. Marc La Porte says:

    Yes, could/will there be a separate document on redistribution scenarios? Much needed!!!

  7. Vladimir Kokshenev says:

    Those who want to practice with redistribution, take redistribution posts by Brian Danis and Petr Lapukhov from this blog and configure them. It’s a lot of redistribution experiance. Also try to solve problems by different solutions (tunneling, filtering, AD, etc.)

  8. Karlos says:

    Petr help me, please. What, except registration, it is necessary to make to see this section? Many thanks…

  9. Drew says:

    I couldn’t agree more vol1 ver5 workbook along with COD will give you a solid basline to start your CCIE study.


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