Alcatel-Lucent Service Routing Architect (SRA) Self-Study GuidePreparing for the BGP, VPRN and Multicast Exams
A comprehensive resource for professionals preparing for Alcatel-Lucent Service Routing Architect (SRA) certification Networking professionals are taking note of Alcatel-Lucent and its quick ascent in the networking and telecom industries. IP networking professionals looking for a comprehensive guide to obtaining the Alcatel-Lucent Service Routing Architect (SRA) certification will be pleased to learn of this new publication, Alcatel-Lucent Service Routing Architect (SRA) Self-Study Guide: Preparing for the BGP, VPRN and Multicast Exams. The book comprises approximately 2,100 pages of print and additional online content, making it the foremost resource for those looking to make themselves IP subject matter experts. In this impressive resource, readers will find detailed information to prepare them for various sections of the Service Routing Architect certification, and to familiarize them with topics and learning material for three of the SRA written exams. Pre- and post-chapter assessment questions, sample written exam questions, and valuable lab exercises ensure that readers will gain knowledge and develop strategies for successfully obtaining certification. Other highlights of the book include: Offers a comprehensive look at certification topics through 1,200 pages of printed content and an additional 900 pages of authoritative online information Provides strategies for troubleshooting complex network problems Serves as the premier resource for Service Routing Architect certification—similar books do not offer this level of detail Alcatel-Lucent Service Routing Architect (SRA) Self-Study Guide: Preparing for the BGP, VPRN and Multicast Exams has been developed for industry professionals working in network environments where Alcatel-Lucent products are deployed, and for industry professionals with Cisco and Juniper certifications looking to expand their knowledge and skill base. Engineers and networking professionals with an SRA certification from Alcatel-Lucent will be in high demand. Let this must-have learning resource prepare you for success!
Foreword xxix Introduction xxxi Chapter 1 Introduction and Overview 1 Part I Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Chapter 2 Internet Architecture 19 Chapter 3 BGP Fundamentals 33 Chapter 4 Implementing BGP in Alcatel-Lucent SR OS 63 Chapter 5 Implementing BGP Policies on Alcatel-Lucent SR 131 Chapter 6 Scaling iBGP 233 Chapter 7 Additional BGP Features 287 Part II Virtual Private Routed Networks (VPRNs) Chapter 8 Basic VPRN Operation 341 Chapter 9 Advanced VPRN Topologies and Services 403 Chapter 10 Inter-AS VPRNs 477 Chapter 11 Carrier Supporting Carrier VPRN 539 Part III Multicast Routing Chapter 12 Multicast Introduction 595 Chapter 13 Multicast Routing Protocols 625 Chapter 14 Multicast Resiliency 713 Chapter 15 Multicast Virtual Private Networks (MVPNs) 771 Chapter 16 Draft Rosen 791 Chapter 17 NG MVPN 857 Appendix Chapter Assessment Questions and Answers 963 Glossary 1097 Afterword 1131 Index 1133
This book is your official self-study guide for the Alcatel-Lucent Service Routing Architect (SRA) certification. The certification requires a solid understanding of all the fundamental technologies for IP/MPLS VPN networks in use today. The book is loaded with many practical configuration and troubleshooting exercises and is an invaluable reference source to the working network engineer. After reading this book you will be able to: Configure policies in Alcatel-Lucent SR OS to control the selection of BGP routes Describe the implementation of different VPRN topologies Configure inter-AS VPRNs and carrier supporting carrier (CSC) networks Configure and verify IPv4 and IPv6 multicast routing Configure Draft Rosen and NG MVPN networks in SR OS Configure and verify mLDP and RSVP-TE P2MP LSPs "... an ideal addition to the bookshelf of all network design professionals, especially those looking to study for the Alcatel-Lucent SRA certification exam. It features detailed examples, diagrams and lab exercises combined with well written explanations of cutting edge technologies deployed in the market today."Kieran GleesonAlcatel-Lucent SRA No. 150IP Network Design Consultant "It's rare to find a book which includes all of the essential content that make it truly useful as both a teaching resource and a learning resource... It's now one of the must-have texts for advanced-level university networking courses that I teach. I highly recommend it."Michael AndersonProfessor for Bachelor of IT – Networking degree Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada "... an excellent reference book for today's service providers for their training, researching and engineering."Grace WangAlcatel-Lucent NRS II No. 1128Senior Enterprise IP Network Planner, Rogers Communications Inc. "... a comprehensive encyclopedia related to the design and troubleshooting of Alcatel-Lucent Service Router networks."Christoffer SmøråsAlcatel-Lucent 3RP No. 552Senior Network Engineer, NetNordic Visit our website at http://www.alcatel-lucent.com/src Complete lab exercises profiled in this book using an Alcatel-Lucent Service Router lab. Access one today at: www.alcatel-lucent.com/src/mysrlab