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Cisco 300-420 Exam

Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks Exam

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Cisco 300-420 Exam Overview :

Exam Name Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks Exam
Exam Code 300-420
Actual Exam Duration 90 minutes
Expected no. of Questions in Actual Exam 65
Exam Registration Price $300
Official Information https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/training-events/training-certifications/exams/current-list/ensld-300-420.html
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Cisco 300-420 Exam Topics :

Section Weight Objectives
Advanced Addressing and Routing Solutions 25% - Create structured addressing plans for IPv4 and IPv6
- Create stable, secure, and scalable routing designs for IS-IS
- Create stable, secure, and scalable routing designs for EIGRP
- Create stable, secure, and scalable routing designs for OSPF
- Create stable, secure, and scalable routing designs for BGP
  • Address families
  • Basic route filtering
  • Attributes for path preference
  • Route reflectors
  • Load sharing

- Determine IPv6 migration strategies

  • Overlay (tunneling)
  • Native (dual-stacking)
  • Boundaries (IPv4/IPv6 translations)
Advanced Enterprise Campus Networks 25% - Design campus networks for high availability
  • First Hop Redundancy Protocols
  • Platform abstraction techniques
  • Graceful restart
  • BFD

- Design campus Layer 2 infrastructures

  • STP scalability
  • Fast convergence
  • Loop-free technologies
  • PoE and WoL

- Design multicampus Layer 3 infrastructures

  • Convergence
  • Load sharing
  • Route summarization
  • Route filtering
  • VRFs
  • Optimal topologies
  • Redistribution

- Describe SD-Access Architecture (underlay, overlay, control and data plane, automation, wireless, and security)
- Describe SD-Access fabric design considerations for wired and wireless access (overlay, fabric design, control plan design, border design, segmentation, virtual networks, scalability, over the top and fabric for wireless, multicast)

WAN for Enterprise Networks 20% - Compare WAN connectivity options
  • Layer 2 VPN
  • MPLS Layer 3 VPN
  • Metro Ethernet
  • DWDM
  • 4G/5G
  • SD-WAN customer edge

- Design site-to-site VPN

  • Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN)
  • Layer 2 VPN
  • MPLS Layer 3 VPN
  • IPsec
  • Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE)
  • Group Encrypted Transport VPN (GET VPN)

- Design high availability for enterprise WAN

  • Single-homed
  • Multihomed
  • Backup connectivity
  • Failover

- Describe Cisco SD-WAN Architecture (orchestration plane, management plane, control plane, data plane, on-boarding and provisioning, security)
- Describe Cisco SD-WAN design considerations (control plane design, overlay design, LAN design, high availability, redundancy, scalability, security design, QoS and multicast over SD-WAN fabric)

Network Services 20% - Select appropriate QoS strategies to meet customer requirements (DiffServ, IntServ)
- Design end-to-end QoS policies
  • Classification and marking
  • Shaping
  • Policing
  • Queuing

- Design network management techniques

  • In-band vs. out-of-band
  • Segmented management networks
  • Prioritizing network management traffic

- Describe multicast routing concepts (source trees, shared trees, RPF, rendezvous points)
- Design multicast services (SSM, PIM bidirectional, MSDP)

Automation 10% - Choose the correct YANG data model set based on requirements
- Differentiate between IETF, Openconfig, and Cisco native YANG models
- Differentiate between NETCONF and RESTCONF
- Describe the impact of model-driven telemetry on the network
  • Periodic publication
  • On-change publication

- Compare dial-in and dial-out approaches to model-driven telemetry

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