Cisco 642-883 SPROUTE – CCNP Service Provider Exam

CCNP Service Provider 642-883 Exam Particulars

642-883 SPROUTE is the exam number and the questions in the exam and the duration of exam is 90 minutes. The candidates earn CCNP Service Provider certification by passing this exam and the exam is available in English language. The exam can be registered at Pearson VUE.

Description of  SPROUTE 642-883 Exam

The exam is designed to check the knowledge of candidates about the configuration, verification and troubleshooting of IPv4 and IPv6 advanced OSPF, BGP Configuration, IS-IS configuration while making the use of Cisco IOS-XR RPL to implement routing policies. The abilities required for implementation of high availability routing and supporting a service provider network is checked and validated by the exam.

CCNP 642-883 Exam Topics

The topics to be included in the exam are described below however these are not the only topics of the exam some other similar topics can also be included

  • OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 Routing in Service Provider Environments – 19%
    The knowledge of a candidate about the multi-area OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 operations in order to describe them is required. The ability required for implementation of OSPF neighbor authentication on IOS-XR and IOS-XE, OSPFv3 on IOS-XR and IOS-XE and different OSPF areas (stubby, totally stubby, NSSA) on IOS-XR and IOS-XE is checked and validated by the exam.
  • High availability Routing Features – 19%
    The candidates are advised to get knowledge about the implementation of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) and Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD). The implementation of NSF/NSR/Graceful Restart for OSPF and NSF/NSR/Graceful Restart for IS-IS on the on IOS-XR and IOS-XE is expected to be done by the candidates.
  • IS-IS, IPv4, and IPv6 in Service Provider Environments – 19%
    The description of multi- area IS-IS operations and troubleshooting the configuration errors of IS-IS IOS-XR and IOS-XE is expected from the candidates while taking this exam. The candidates should be capable of implementing the S-IS neighbor authentication and multi-area IS-IS for IPv4 and IPv6 on the IOS-XR and IOS-XE is expected to be known by the candidates who appear in this exam.
  • BGP Routing in Service Provider Environments – 22%
    The description of BGP transit AS operations and connectivity between a SP and upstream SPs is expected to be done by the candidates who take this exam. The familiarity with the internet routing hierarchy NSP – NAP – ISP Tiers is also needed by the candidates who take this exam. The candidates are advised to get knowledge about the optimization of BGP IOS-XE configurations by making the use of peer – groups.

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