When we ask students “what are your weakest areas” or “what are your biggest areas of concern” for the CCIE Lab Exam, we typically always here non-core topics like Multicast, Security, QoS, BGP, etc. As such, INE has responded with a series of bootcamps focused on these disciplines.

The IPv4/IPv6 Multicast 3-Day live, online bootcamp, and the associated Class On-Demand version seeks to address the often confounding subject of Multicast. Detailed coverage of Multicast topics for the following certifications is provided:

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)

Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing & Switching (CCIE R&S)

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Service Provider (CCIE Service Provider)

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Security (CCIE Security)

To purchase the live and on-demand versions of the course for just an amazing $295 - just click here. The live course runs 11 AM to 6 PM EST US on September 29,30, and October 1.

The preliminary course outline is as follows:

  • Module 1 Introduction to Multicast

Lesson 1 The Need for Multicast

Lesson 2 Multicast Traffic Characteristics and Behavior

Lesson 3 Multicast Addressing

Lesson 4 IGMP

Lesson 5 Protocol Independent Multicast

  • Module 2 IGMP

Lesson 1 IGMP Version 1

Lesson 2 IGMP Version 2

Lesson 3 IGMP Version 3

Lesson 4 CGMP

Lesson 5 IGMP Snooping

Lesson 6 IGMP Optimization

Lesson 7 IGMP Security

Lesson 8 Advanced IGMP Mechanisms

  • Module 3 Protocol Independent Multicast Forms

Lesson 1 Dense Mode

Lesson 2 Sparse Mode

Lesson 3 Sparse-Dense Mode

Lesson 4 Bidirectional PIM

Lesson 5 PIM on NBMA Networks

  • Module 4 Rendezvous Points

Lesson 1 Static Configuration

Lesson 2 AUTO-RP

Lesson 3 BSR

Lesson 4 Hybrid RP Assignment Approaches

  • Module 5 Connecting PIM Domains

Lesson 1 MSDP

Lesson 2 MSDP Configurations

Lesson 3 MSDP to Anycast

  • Module 6 Multicast Tools

Lesson 1 Rate Limiting

Lesson 2 Multicasting with Tunnels

Lesson 3 Multicast Helper

Lesson 4 Miscellaneous Other Tools and Features

  • Module 7 IPv6 Multicast

Lesson 1 PIM

Lesson 2 RP Assignments

Lesson 3 MLD

About INE

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