Alcatel-Lucent Network Routing Specialist II (NRS II) Self-Study Guide: Preparing for the NRS II Certification Exams

Alcatel-Lucent Network Routing Specialist II (NRS II) Self-Study Guide: Preparing for the NRS II Certification Exams

By: Glenn Warnock (author), Amin Nathoo (author)Paperback

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The definitive resource for the NRS II exams three complete courses in a book Alcatel-Lucent is a world leader in designing and developing scalable systems for service providers. If you are a network designer or operator who uses Alcatel-Lucent's 7750 family of service routers, prepare for certification as an A-L network routing specialist with this complete self-study course. You'll get thorough preparation for the NRS II exams while you learn to build state-of-the-art, scalable IP/MPLS-based service networks. The book provides you with an in-depth understanding of the protocols and technologies involved in building an IP/MPLS network while teaching you how to avoid pitfalls and employ the most successful techniques available. Topics covered include interior routing protocols, multiprotocol label switching (MPLS), Layer2/Layer3 services and IPv6. The included CD features practice exam questions, sample lab exercises, and more. * Prepares network professionals for Alcatel-Lucent Service Routing Certification (SRC) exams 4A0-101, 4A0-103, 4A0-104 and NRSII4A0 * Covers content from Alcatel-Lucent's SRC courses on Interior Routing Protocols, Multiprotocol Label Switching, and Services Architecture * Specific topics include MPLS (RSVP-TE and LDP), services architecture, Layer2/Layer 3 services (VPWS/VPLS/VPRN/IES/service inter-working/IPv6 tunneling), and OSPF and IS-IS for traffic engineering and IPv6. * CD includes practice exam questions, lab exercises and solutions. This Self-Study Guide is the authoritative resource for network professionals preparing for the Alcatel-Lucent NRS II certification exams.

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About Author

Glenn Warnock is a telecom professional at Alcatel-Lucent and has been a key member of the Service Routing Certification Team since 2006. Previously, Glenn worked for AT&T Canada, Apple Computer, and Nortel Networks. Amin Nathoo is a telecom professional with 11 years of experience with Alcatel-Lucent. Amin has a Service Routing Architect certification and is currently a Subject Matter Expert in IP/MPLS networking on the Service Routing Certification Team.

Contents

Foreword xxvii Introduction xxix Part I IP Networking 1 Chapter 1 IP/MPLS Service Networks 3 1.1 Internet Protocol 4 1.2 Alcatel-Lucent 7750 Service Router Product Group 7 Chapter 2 Layer 2: The Physical Components of the Internet 17 2.1 Purpose and Functions of a Layer 2 Protocol 20 2.2 Ethernet 23 2.3 Ethernet VLANs 28 2.4 SONET/SDH, POS, and ATM 33 2.5 Configuring Ports 38 Chapter 3 IP Networks 53 3.1 Summary of IP Capabilities 56 3.2 IP Addressing Review 58 3.3 IP Forwarding 60 3.4 Configuring an IP Interface on the Alcatel-Lucent 7750 SR 66 3.5 Using and Configuring Static Routes 70 3.6 Other Static Route Options 73 3.7 IPv6 79 3.8 ICMPv6 87 3.9 Configuring IPv6 90 Chapter 4 Dynamic Routing Protocols 117 4.1 Overview of Dynamic Routing 120 4.2 Dynamic Routing Protocols 122 4.3 Link-State Routing Protocols 126 4.4 Role of BGP in Internet Routing 131 4.5 RTM and Route Selection 146 Chapter 5 Introduction to OSPF 157 5.1 Overview of OSPF Operation 160 5.2 The OSPF Database and OSPF Messages 163 5.3 Establishing OSPF Adjacencies 167 5.4 Flooding LSAs 178 5.5 Router LSA Details 183 5.6 The Designated Router and Network LSAs 188 5.7 Configuring and Verifying OSPF 194 5.8 Other OSPF Features 202 Chapter 6 OSPF Multi-Area Networks 223 6.1 OSPF Multi-Area Networks 227 6.2 Backbone Network and ABRs 228 6.3 Summary LSA Details 229 6.4 Route Summarization 235 6.5 Virtual Links 240 6.6 Exporting Routes to OSPF 245 6.7 Stub Areas 252 6.8 Flooding Rules Summary 262 6.9 Opaque LSAs 262 Chapter 7 OSPFv3 279 7.1 OSPFv3 283 Chapter 8 Introduction to IS-IS 319 8.1 Overview of IS-IS Operation 323 8.2 The IS-IS Database and IS-IS PDUs 326 8.3 Establishing IS-IS Adjacencies 333 8.4 Flooding LSPs 350 8.5 The Designated IS (DIS) 352 8.6 Configuring and Verifying IS-IS 356 8.7 Configuring Other IS-IS Features 365 Chapter 9 IS-IS Multi-Area Networks 387 9.1 Hierarchy in an IS-IS Network 390 9.2 Implementing a Multi-Area IS-IS Network 393 9.3 Route Summarization and Route Leaking 405 9.4 Exporting Routes to IS-IS 417 Chapter 10 IS-IS for IPv6 439 10.1 IPv6 in an IS-IS Network 444 Part II Multiprotocol Label Switching 471 Chapter 11 Introduction to Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) 473 11.1 Applications of MPLS 476 11.2 MPLS Concepts and Components 483 11.3 Label Switching and Label Operations 488 11.4 MPLS Label Structure 496 11.5 Label Values and Label Space 503 11.6 Static LSPs 507 11.7 Dynamic Label Distribution 514 11.8 Label Distribution Modes 516 Chapter 12 Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) 527 12.1 LDP Operation and Messages 530 12.2 LDP Sessions 534 12.3 Label Distribution with LDP 539 12.4 LDP and IGP Interaction 556 Chapter 13 RSVP-TE Operation 599 13.1 Overview of RSVP-TE 603 13.2 RSVP-TE Operation and Messages 609 13.3 RSVP-TE Adjacencies and the Hello Message 623 13.4 RSVP-TE Path Selection 629 13.5 MPLS Shortcuts 636 Chapter 14 Constraint-Based Routing and TE-LSPs 671 14.1 Purpose of Constraint-Based Routing 675 14.2 CSPF Algorithm 678 14.3 Traffic-Engineering Extensions 683 14.4 OSPF-TE 686 14.5 IS-IS TE 690 14.6 Traffic-Engineered LSPs 695 14.7 More Control over Path Selection 712 14.8 LDP-over-RSVP 740 Chapter 15 RSVP-TE Resource Reservation 763 15.1 RSVP-TE and Bandwidth Reservation 767 15.2 Bandwidth Reservation Styles 779 15.3 LSP Soft Preemption 797 15.4 DiffServ-Aware Traffic Engineering 808 Chapter 16 MPLS Resiliency 843 16.1 Network Resiliency Overview 847 16.2 RSVP-TE Secondary Paths 847 16.3 Fast Reroute 876 Part III VPN Services 947 Chapter 17 Introduction and Overview of VPN Services 949 17.1 Introduction to Services 952 17.2 Service Types 955 Virtual Private Wire Service 955 17.3 MPLS Transport and Service Label Signaling 961 17.4 Service Configuration Model on the 7750 970 Chapter 18 VPWS Services 1015 18.1 Overview of VPWS 1018 18.2 Epipe SAP Encapsulations 1018 18.3 MTU Relationships 1031 18.4 Other VPWS Services 1066 Chapter 19 VPLS 1089 19.1 VPLS Overview 1092 19.2 Virtual Switch Behavior 1094 19.3 VPLS Configuration and Verification 1101 19.4 VPLS Topologies 1116 Chapter 20 Layer 3 Services 1147 20.1 IES Overview 1150 20.2 VPRN Overview 1163 20.3 VPRN for IPv6 (6VPE) 1191 Chapter 21 Operations, Administration, and Maintenance 1219 21.1 OAM Overview 1222 21.2 Service Mirroring 1232 Appendix Chapter Assessment Questions and Answers 1253 Glossary 1395 Afterword 1421 Index 1423

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/10/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780470947722
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1488
  • ID: 9780470947722
  • weight: 2182
  • ISBN10: 0470947721

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