SPEDGE exam (642-889)

Posted by on May 4, 2015

It is just list of free materials for my preparation to Cisco SPEDGE exam. I have hard copy of old Cisco MPLS course, other links just were googled. This list will help somebody don’t waste time for googling.
The list of topics is here.

1.1 Describe VPN implementation models (overlay, peer-to-peer)
http://etutorials.org/Networking/MPLS+VPN+Architectures/Part+2+MPLS-based+Virtual+Private+Networks/Chapter+7.+Virtual+Private+Network+VPN+Implementation+Options/Overlay+and+Peer-to-peer+VPN+Model/

1.2 Describe VPN technologies (L2TPv3, GRE, IPsec VPN, SSLVPN, DMVPN, GETVPN)
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/ios/12_0s/feature/guide/l2tpv30s.html
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/security/ios-sslvpn/product_data_sheet0900aecd80405e25.html
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/security/group-encrypted-transport-vpn/deployment_guide_c07_554713.html
http://www.lessons-tva.info/archive/nov030.html

1.3 Describe L2 vs L3 VPNs
http://ijcsits.org/papers/vol2no42012/21vol2no4.pdf
http://www.quora.com/Difference-between-layer-2-vpn-and-layer-3-vpn

2.1 Describe MPLS L3 VPN architecture and operations (RDs, RTs, VRFs, MP-BGP, PE-CE routing)
Cisco MPLS course

2.2 Describe the design models for combining Internet access with MPLS L3 VPN services
Cisclo MPLS Course

2.3 Describe the various methods used to deploy IPv6 over MPLS (6PE and 6VPE)
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/wireless/asr_901/Configuration/Guide/b_asr901-scg/b_asr901-scg_chapter_0100101.html

2.4 Implement MP-BGP between PE routers on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
http://d2zmdbbm9feqrf.cloudfront.net/2015/eur/pdf/LTRMPL-3102-LG.pdf
Cisco MPLS Course
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/routers/crs/software/crs_r4-2/lxvpn/configuration/guide/vc42book/vc42v3.html

2.5 Implement PE-CE routings (static, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP) on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/routers/crs/software/crs_r4-2/lxvpn/configuration/guide/vc42book/vc42v3.html
Cisco MPLS course

2.6 Implement complex MPLS layer 3 VPNs on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/ios_xr_sw/iosxr_r3-7/mpls/configuration/guide/gc37v3.html
http://d2zmdbbm9feqrf.cloudfront.net/2015/eur/pdf/LTRMPL-3102-LG.pdf
Cisco MPLS Course

2.7 Implement carrier supporting carrier (CSC) on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/ios/12_2s/feature/guide/fs2scsc.html
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/ios_xr_sw/iosxr_r3-7/mpls/configuration/guide/gc37v3.html

2.8 Troubleshoot MPLS L3 VPNs IOS-XR and IOS-XE configuration errors in service provider environments
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/ios_xr_sw/iosxr_r3-7/mpls/configuration/guide/gc37v3.html

3.1 Describe L2TPv3 VPNs over an IP core network
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/ios/12_0s/feature/guide/l2tpv30s.html

3.2 Describe L2 VPNs (AToM and VPLS) over an IP/MPLS core network
Cisco Course

3.3 Describe AToM Interworking
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/ios/12_0s/feature/guide/fsinterw.html

3.4 Implement AToM on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/ios_xr_sw/iosxr_r3-8/mpls/configuration/guide/gc38/gc38v2.pdf

4.1 Describe Carrier Ethernet forums and standards (MEF, IEEE, IETF)
JNCIS-SP course, Part 2, chapter 1

4.2 Describe the concepts of User PE (U-PE) and Network PE (N-PE)
https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4026.txt

4.3 Describe E-Line versus E-LAN versus E-Tree
JNCIS-SP course, Part 2, chapter 1

4.4 Describe QinQ tunneling
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/switches/metro/me3400/software/release/12-2_50_se/configuration/guide/scg/swtunnel.html

4.5 Describe Provider Backbone Bridge (PBB – aka MAC-in-MAC)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_802.1ah-2008

4.6 Describe VPWS versus VPLS
http://www.ciscoknowledgenetwork.com/files/236_06-27-2012-jliste-CKNwebinar-L2VPN-final.pdf

4.7 Describe VPLS versus H-VPLS
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/routers/crs/software/crs_r4-2/lxvpn/configuration/guide/vc42book/vc42vpls.pdf

4.8 Describe VPLS signaling using LDP or BGP
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/routers/crs/software/crs_r4-2/lxvpn/configuration/guide/vc42book/vc42vpls.pdf

4.9 Implement QinQ on Cisco ME 3400 Series Switches
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/switches/metro/me3400/software/release/12-2_50_se/configuration/guide/scg/swtunnel.html

4.10 Implement VPLS on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/routers/crs/software/crs_r4-2/lxvpn/configuration/guide/vc42book/vc42vpls.pdf

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