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Cisco BSCI 642-801 Training


This series is designed to help learners prepare and take the Cisco Certified Network Professional exam 642-801: Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks. The series explains how to install, configure, and monitor LANs and WANs with from 100 to 500 nodes. L

This Cisco BSCI 642-801 online training series provides over 17 hours of self-paced courseware. This web-based training provides 6 months of unlimited access to all of the following lessons:

1 . Applying Integrated IS-IS
2 . Configuring Border Gateway Protocol
3 . Employing Enhanced IGRP
4 . Extending IP Addresses
5 . Implementing OSPF in a Single Area
6 . Interconnecting OSPF Areas
7 . Practice Exam
8 . Routing Principles
9 . Routing Update Optimization and Redistribution
10 . Scaling BGP Networks

Lesson Detail:

Applying Integrated IS-IS
This course discusses the Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS) routing protocol, which is used for both ISO Connectionless Network Protocol (CLNP) and IP applications. It covers how to develop an effective addressing plan, establishing vario

  • IS-IS Networks and Interfaces
  • Types of IS-IS Routers
  • Developing an Effective Addressing Plan
  • Identifying Systems and Establishing Adjacencies
  • IS-IS LAN and WAN Adjacencies
  • Database Synchronization and Routing Traffic Support
  • IS-IS NBMA Solutions in Switched WANs
  • Configuring Cisco Routers for Integrated IS-IS Operation
  • Configuring the IS-IS Circuit Type
  • A Sample Dual Area Integrated IS-IS Environment

Configuring Border Gateway Protocol
This course covers the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and how it addresses path determination in modern internetworks. The learner will examine the default standard BGP and how it achieves interdomain routing in TCP/IP networks to transport packets.

  • Introduction to BGPs
  • Connecting to Other Autonomous Systems
  • BGP Policy-Based Routing Functions
  • Using Attributes
  • The Route Selection Process
  • BGP Syncchronization
  • BGP Peering Functions
  • Configuring and Verifying External and Internal BGP

Employing Enhanced IGRP
This course discusses the Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), which improves Cisco's proprietary IGRP by using elements of distance-vector and link-state characteristics. Learners will examine IP routing with EIGRP, and discuss how EIGRP f

  • EIGRP Features and Operation
  • EIGRP Discovery, Selection, and Route Maintenance
  • The Neighbor Table
  • The Topology Table
  • The Routing Table
  • The EIGRP Discovery Process
  • The EIGRP Selection Process
  • EIGRP Support of VLSM and Route Summarization
  • Routing Traffic Transport and Database Synchronization
  • EIGRP Operation in an NBMA Environment
  • Stuck-in-Active
  • Verifying Enhanced IGRP Operation

Extending IP Addresses
This course explains IP addressing and extending IP addresses. The Internet Protocol (IP) is the primary protocol used to encapsulate data in the Internet suite. This course focuses on some of the solutions and mechanisms the Cisco professional should kno

  • Review of TCP/IP Subnetting
  • Classless Interdomain Routing
  • IP Version 6
  • Using VLSM to Extend the IP Addresses Scheme
  • Route Summarization
  • Configuring ip helper to Manage Broadcasts

Implementing OSPF in a Single Area
This course examines the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) routing protocol. It explains OSPF in comparison to the Routing Information Protocol (RIP), and covers discovery, selection, route maintenance, and point-to-point operation. The two formal modes of

  • The OSPF Protocol
  • OSPF Versus RIP in a Large Internetwork
  • OSPF Discovery, Selection, and Route Maintenance
  • OSPF Point-to-Point Operation
  • OSPF Broadcast Multi-Access Operation
  • The OSPF Routing Process Revisited
  • NBMA Mode
  • Point-to-Multipoint Modes
  • OSPF Configuration and Verification
  • OSPF in NBMA Mode Configuration

Interconnecting OSPF Areas
This course covers advanced concepts of the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocol, and how to link multiple areas and OSPF addressing in multiple areas. This course also explains the different types of areas, routers, and link-state advertisements. Con

  • OSPF Areas, Routers, and LSAs
  • OSPF Router Types
  • OSPF Link-State Types
  • OSPF Support for VLSM and Route Summarization
  • OSPF Operation in a Multiple-Area NBMA Environment
  • Configuring and Verifying a Multi-Area OSPF Network
  • Summary Route Costs and Default Routes
  • The showip ospf command

Practice Exam
This course provides practice exam questions for the Cisco CCNP BSCI 642-801 exam.

  • Routing Principles
  • Extending IP Addresses
  • Implementing OSPF in a Single Area
  • Interconnecting OSPF Areas
  • Applying Integrated IS-IS
  • Employing Enhanced IGRP
  • Configuring Border Gateway Protocol
  • Scaling BGP Networks
  • Routing Update Optimization and Redistribution

Routing Principles
This course examines the major functions of a router as well as various routing protocols that can operate on Cisco routers. In addition, the learner will study how to analyze the various fields in a routing table.

  • Functions of a Router
  • Administrative Distance
  • Metrics & Neighbors
  • Static & Dynamic Routers
  • Multipath, Intra- & Interdomain Routers
  • Classful & Classless Routers
  • Distance Vector and Link State Routers
  • Convergence
  • Anatomy of a Routing Table

Routing Update Optimization and Redistribution
This course discusses Cisco policy-based routing. The learner will examine various routing commands, and learn about the redistribution of routing update traffic. This course also covers resolving path selection issues, implementing route filters, and ver

  • Cisco Policy-Based Routing
  • Routing Commands
  • Verifying Policy-Based Routing
  • Redistribution of Routing Update Traffic
  • Implementing Successful Route Redistribution
  • Configuring Route Redistribution
  • The default-metric Command
  • Resolving Path Selection Issues
  • Implementing Route Filters
  • The distance Command
  • Verifying Route Redistribution

Scaling BGP Networks
This course explores advanced concepts of the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). The learner will examine BGP scalability through route reflectors and managing policy using prefix lists, and will learn how to connect to multiple ISPs via BGP and how to config

  • Scalability Issues with Internal BGP
  • BGP Route Reflectors
  • Policy Control in BGP Using Prefix Lists
  • Multihoming
  • Multihoming With BGP
  • Route Redistribution Between BGP and IGPs
  • Redistributing Static Routes into BGP

Cisco BSCI 642-801

This series is for anyone preparing for the Cisco CCNP BSCI 642-801 exam, or for anyone who wants to learn more about internetworking.


  • Activities allow learners to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment.
  • Exercises allow learners to practice in the actual application being studied.
  • A Course Topics list contains active hyperlinks, permitting quick access to specific topics.
  • Find-A-Word allows learners to look up an unfamiliar term in the Glossary, on the Web, or in a dictionary. In addition, it lets them find other occurrences of the term in the same course.
  • Search text enables learners to rapidly search all text within a course to easily retrieve information required.
  • Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank.
  • A skill assessment generates a customized learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
  • A glossary provides a reference for definitions of unfamiliar terms.
  • Bookmarking tracks the learner's progress in a course.

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You will receive Unlimited Access to all of the Cisco BSCI 642-801 training tutorials listed above. Your online training courses will be available from anywhere you have internet access.This e-learning series includes all of the online training tutorials listed and is provided in an interactive, self-paced format. Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 6 months of unlimited access (1 user), include a variety of features and qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.

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