Cisco OSPF Breakdown!
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Cisco OSPF Breakdown!

This course is geared for Cisco's, CCNA (200-120) certification exam. OSPF is an essential protocol for all Cisco certs
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Created by Lazaro Diaz
Last updated 2/2016
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  • 7.5 hours on-demand video
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  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Once you finish my course, you will have a strong grasp of OSPF of its configurations and terminology. The understanding of OSPF routing concepts is an essential element for any Networking and/or IT Professional. This course will prepare the student for any networking certification such as N+, CCNA, MCSE to include any Computer Science Degree.
  • Mastering this knowledge will make the student, Networking and/or IT Professional a much more valuable asset in any IT environment.
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Requirements
  • Basic Cisco routing skills
Description

This course is several hours long and will cover OSPF at great lengths. I will explain the inner workings of this highly scalable and complexed protocol.

DISCLAIMER:   Please note that the simulators/emulators used in this course are not part of the course. It is the students responsibility to have these to practice with. The Cisco Packet Tracer and/or VIRAL (Virtual Internet Routing Lab) are Cisco proprietary software and can only be obtained through Cisco. It is up to each student to obtain the simulator/emulator of their choice to study along with this course.

Students will get a thorough understanding of OSPF and how we would implement it in a real world environment.

We will discuss the following concepts OSPF terminology; process ID’s, LSA, DBD, LDB’s and much more. We will be configuring OSPF in a point-to-point and broadcast type of network and understand the differences between them. Analyze the election process of DR and BDR using loopback addresses, priority numbers or putting in the router id manually.

Once you get an understanding of how OSPF works and it’s configurations we will then go into explaining and creating multiple area OSPF and OSPFV3 and analyze them as well.

This is a lecture based course using the Touch-IT Technology Smart board, which will make learning very interactive and engaging. Hands on labs will be used to drill down the concepts learned in each lecture using Cisco’s Packet Tracer.

My method will make you feel like you are sitting in a classroom environment and give the most needed hands on experience!

Handouts will be available to facilitate learning and practice.

This course will help the student become familiar with OSPF routing using various methods and how to implement them in your environment…but it will also help in preparing for any networking certification or Computer Science Degree; not to mention the fact that for those already in the field, it will further improve routing decisions in their particular networks.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for anyone that is preparing for a network certification or Computer Science Degree. However, it does go beyond that, it is also intended for those Networking and/or IT Professionals that are already in the field and need a better understanding of OSPF.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 26 Lectures Collapse All 26 Lectures 07:18:37
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The Basics of OSPF
5 Lectures 01:36:41

In this Lecture, I am sending out a message to the students to stay motivated and focused to reach their goal and attain the CCNA Certification.

Preview 01:10

In this lecture I will briefly discuss all the concepts will be going over in this course

Introduction to the course
15:15

In this lecture we will learn the different terms used in OSPF routing, and compare OSPF to distance vector routing protocols.

Preview 49:29

In this lecture will discuss neighbor adjacency, LSA flooding and SPF tree calculation

OSPF Operation
13:03

In this lecture we will discuss what OSPF uses as basis to be able to calculate the shortestPath to a network

LSA Types
17:44
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SPF tree calculation
5 Lectures 01:10:02

In this lecture we will discuss what OSPF uses as basis to be able to calculate the shortestPath to a network

How does OSPF calculate the Shortest Path First
11:45

In this lecture we will look at how OSPF comes up with the metrics

OSPF Metrics
18:54

In this lecture will show how to start configuring OSPF, but will focus on the Process ID number portion

Configuring OSPF Process ID
12:44

In this lecture will show how to start configuring OSPF, but will focus on the Area

portion

Preview 11:06

In this lecture we will be looking at some wildcard examples

Wildcard
15:33
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Configuring Our Network with OSPF
4 Lectures 01:42:48

In this lecture we will use the Packet Tracer and configure OSPF using three routers in a

point-to-point network

Configuring point-to-point OSPF
32:34

In this lecture we will configure four routers using OSPF in the same broadcastdomain, in order to analyze the election process of a DR/BDR

Configuring multi-access OSPF
53:42

In this lecture we will configure in our existing network the “Passive interface”

Command and analyze what are the results

Using the Passive Interface command
07:46

In this lecture we will configure in our existing network the “default-informationoriginate” command and analyze what are the results

Using default-information originate
08:46
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Verifying OSPF Configuration
5 Lectures 47:31

In this lecture we will learn how to analyze the output of the “show ip ospf

command

Using the show ip ospf command
19:30

In this lecture we will learn how to analyze the output of the “show ip ospf database

command.

Using the show ip ospf database command
04:30

In this lecture we will learn how to analyze the output of the “show ip ospf interface

command

Using the show ip ospf interface command
08:26

In this lecture we will learn how to analyze the output of the “show ip ospf neighbor

command.

: Using the show ip ospf neighbor command
08:53

In this lecture we will learn how to analyze the output of the “show ip ospf neighbor

command.

Using the ip protocols
06:12
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Multiple Area OSPF
2 Lectures 29:13

In this lecture will understand the flexibility and scalability of OSPF by creating multiple areas

OSPF Scalability
13:12

In this lecture will discuss the many different types of components that exist in a multi-area OSPF

Types Multiple Area components
16:01
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Multi-area Configurations
4 Lectures 01:29:39

In this lecture you will configure a large topology using Ethernet and analyze whathappens to the type of LSA’s that get sent.

Basic2 multi-area configuration
18:05

In this lecture you will configure a three router multi-area topology

Preview 13:22

In this lecture we will use OSPF multi-area configuration, advanced setting

Advanced multi-area configuration
45:51

In this lecture we will be configuring the IPv6 version of OSPF.

OSPFV3 Configuration
12:21
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Summary of OSPF
1 Lecture 02:43

In this lecture we will bring all that we learned and summarize it.

In this lecture we will bring all that we learned and summarize it
02:43
About the Instructor
Lazaro Diaz
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Network Engineer, Cisco & Microsoft Instructor

2017 will be our year to achieve our many goals! ...yes, I include myself here as well.

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Network Engineer, Cisco & Microsoft Instructor
Motivational Evangelist

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Author of: "The Only IP Book You Will Ever Need!" now on AMAZON