OSPF Practical Labs

learn the most easiest way to understand and run one of the toughest routing protocols with GNS3 Labs & in depth detail
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  • Lectures 26
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

Updated on 14/nov/16 - Added one Lecture

OSPF is known to be a Not-So-Easy Protocol to Manage and Implement- That's the reason this course has been Introduced. This course is All about Practical Implementation of OSPF Commands and It's features. You would learn why it is so popular and complex.

I have used GNS3 tool to run all of the Labs in OSPF- It's very easy for you to Practice and rehearse all of its Labs.

I have added over 20 lectures in this - Almost covered all of its aspects. Good Thing is I will be adding more videos and lectures so that Students get the complete Benefit out of this.

This course is over 3 hours. It has been structured well so that you will slowly move On towards more complex Labs.

You would find OSPF being used in Most of the Banks and Companies due to its Hierarchical structure and area based approach and which makes it complex protocol.

But It has been made EASY now. Try it and reach out to me for any questions.

What are the requirements?

  • Students should have understanding of OSI Model, Subnetting, Supernetting
  • Students should have understanding of Dynamic Routing Protocols Behaviour
  • It is for Network students who want practical and CLI View of Operating this Protocol

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Operate and Configure OSPF on Routers with Complete Understanding and Confidence
  • All the methods and ways to run this OSPF
  • Troubleshoot various environment where OSPF is running
  • This course has all Labs which are needed for Practice of OSPF Routing Protocol

Who is the target audience?

  • Network Aspirants , CCNA and CCNP Students should take this course
  • This course is meant for students who are not much familiar with Command Line of OSPF and who are looking for good Hands On/Practice

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Section 1: Introduction
Instructor Bio
Section 2: OSPF Implementation and Configuration

You will learn about implementing OSPF on cisco routers from the very beginning


Inter Area routing will be practically shown in this lab including verification


You will learn about the importance of Router ID in OSPF and why it has to be unique


You will know about the Hello and Dead Timers in OSPF and how it is critical in OSPF Neighborship formation.

You will also understand the importance of MTU Value which we set on Interfaces


Learn How DR BDR election happens in Broadcast Multiaccess Network Or Shared Network

Debug to know Multicast IPs of OSPF

Formula of OSPF

Auto Cost Reference Bandwidth

Save resources of router by preventing Hellos exchange for neighborship formation.


If Areas are not physically connected with Backbone- Then find out the solution in this LAB

Section 3: Redistribution and External Routes
Redistribution OSPF and EIGRP
External Metric Type E1 and E2
Which one wins the Election E1 or E2
Section 4: Authentication in OSPF

Secure your network with Ospf authentication Type i.e. Plain


Encrypted way of formation of OSPF Neighborship with legitimate peers.

Which one takes Precedence- Authentication at Area or at Interface?
Section 5: Summarization Of Routes in OSPF
Summary of Inter Area Networks
Summary of external Routes at ASBR
Section 6: STUB Areas Configuration LAB in OSPF

Save Memory . Reduce load on OSPF Database using this command

Totally Stubby Area in OSPF
NSSA in Totally Stubby area
Section 7: Miscellaneous
Default Information Originate in OSPF
Section 8: Questions for Students to Respond
Questions for Students to Respond
Section 9: Bonus : OFFER for all those who have ENROLLED :-)
Bonus : OFFER for all those who have ENROLLED :-)

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