Cisco Related Series by MindLeaders BSCI 642-801 online training courses
Total Courses: 10    Estimated Training Time: 17 Hour(s)


1 Year Unlimited access to all 10 courses listed below, includes over 17 hours of online courseware.

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. Learners are taught the principles of routing, how to extend IP addresses, and how to implement OSPF in a single area and interconnect OSPF areas. The series also covers how to apply integrated IS-IS, how to employ enhanced IGRP, how to configure BGP protocol and scale BGP networks, and how to optimize routing updates and implement successful route redistribution.

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This Cisco BSCI 642-801 online training series provides 17 hours of self-paced courseware. This web-based training provides 1 year of unlimited access to all of the following lessons:

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

Lesson Detail:

  • Cisco BSCI 642-801: 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

  • Cisco BSCI 642-801: 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 know to help decrease the routing table size as well as create a more hierarchical addressing scheme.

    • 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

  • Cisco BSCI 642-801: 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 running OSPF over an NBMA topology are discussed, and OSPF configuration and verification are explained in detail.

    • 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

  • Cisco BSCI 642-801: 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. Configuring and verifying a Cisco router for OSPF multi-area operations is covered in detail.

    • 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

  • Cisco BSCI 642-801: 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 various adjacencies, and configuring Cisco routers and the IS-IS circuit type.

    • 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

  • Cisco BSCI 642-801: 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 functions like a distance-vector protocol to find the optimal path on a network and utilize link-state properties.

    • 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

  • Cisco BSCI 642-801: 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

  • Cisco BSCI 642-801: 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 configure and verify multihomed BGP scenarios. The course also discusses methods for redistributing routes between BGP and IGPs.

    • 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: 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 verifying route redistribution.

    • 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

  • Cisco BSCI 642-801: 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


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.
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  • 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.
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