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Cisco 350-501 Exam

Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies

Total Questions: 281

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Exam Name Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies
Exam Code 350-501
Actual Exam Duration 120 minutes
Expected no. of Questions in Actual Exam 110
Exam Registration Price $400
Official Information https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/training-events/training-certifications/exams/current-list/spcor-350-501.html
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Section Weight Objectives
Architecture 15% 1. Describe service provider architectures
  • Core architectures (Metro Ethernet, MPLS, unified MPLS, SR)
  • Transport technologies (Optical, xDSL, DOCSIS, TDM, and xPON)
  • Mobility (packet core, RAN xhaul transport for 4G and 5G)

2. Describe Cisco network software architecture

  • IOS
  • IOS XE
  • IOS XR

3. Describe service provider virtualization

  • NFV infrastructure
  • VNF workloads
  • OpenStack

4. Describe QoS architecture

  • MPLS QOS models (Pipe, Short Pipe, and Uniform)
  • MPLS TE QoS (MAM, RDM, CBTS, PBTS, and DS-TE)
  • DiffServ and IntServ QoS models
  • Trust boundaries between enterprise and SP environments
  • IPv6 flow label

5. Configure and verify control plan security

  • Control plane protection techniques (LPTS and CoPP)
  • BGP-TTL security and protocol authentication
  • BGP prefix suppression
  • LDP security (authentication and label allocation filtering)
  • BGP sec
  • BGP flowspec

6. Describe management plane security

  • Traceback
  • AAA and TACACS
  • RestAPI security
  • DdoS

7. Implement data plane security

  • uRPF
  • ACLs
  • RTBH
Networking 30% 1. Implement IS-IS (IPv4 and IPv6)
  • Route advertisement
  • Area addressing
  • Multitopology
  • Metrics

2. Implement OSPF (v2 and v3)

  • Neighbor adjacency
  • Route advertisement
  • Multiarea (addressing and types)
  • Metrics

3. Describe BGP path selection algorithm
4. Implement BGP (v4 and v6 for IBGP and EBGP)

  • Neighbors
  • Prefix advertisement
  • Address family
  • Path selection
  • Attributes
  • Redistribution

5. Implement routing policy language and route maps (BGP, OSPF, IS-IS)
6. Troubleshoot routing protocols

  • Neighbor adjacency (IS-IS, OSPF, BGP)
  • Route advertisement (IS-IS, OSPF, BGP)

7. Describe IPv6 transition (NAT44, NAT64, 6RD, MAP, and DS Lite)
8. Implement high availability

  • NSF / graceful restart
  • NSR
  • BFD
  • Link aggregation
MPLS and Segment Routing 20% 1. Implement MPLS
  • LDP sync
  • LDP session protection
  • LDP neighbors
  • Unified MPLS
  • MPLS OAM

2. Describe traffic engineering

  • ISIS and OSPF extensions
  • RSVP functionality
  • FRR

3. Describe segment routing

  • Segment types
  • IGP control plane
  • Segment routing traffic engineering
  • TI-LFa
  • PCE-PCC architectures
Services 20% 1. Describe VPN services
  • EVPN
  • Inter-AS VPN
  • CSC
  • mVPN

2. Configure L2VPN and Carrier Ethernet

  • Ethernet services (E-Line, E-Tree, E-Access, E-LAN)
  • IEEE 802.1ad, IEEE 802.1ah, and ITU G.8032
  • Ethernet OAM
  • VLAN tag manipulation

3. Configure L3VPN

  • Intra-AS VPN
  • Shared services (extranet and Internet)

4. Implement multicast services

  • PIM (PIM-SM, PIM-SSM, and PIM-BIDIR)
  • IGMP v1/v2/v3 and MLD

5. Implement QoS services

  • Classification and marking
  • Congestion avoidance, traffic policing, and shaping
Automation and Assurance 15% 1. Describe the programmable APIs used to include Cisco devices in network automation
2. Interpret an external script to configure a Cisco device using a REST API
3. Describe the role of Network Services Orchestration (NSO)
4. Describe the high-level principles and benefits of a data modeling language, such as YANG
5. Compare agent vs. agentless configuration management tools, such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, and SaltStack
6. Describe data analytics and model-driven telemetry in service provider
7. Configure dial-in/out telemetry streams using gRPC
8. Configure and verify NetFlow/IPFIX
9. Configure and verify NETCONF and RESTCONF
10. Configure and verify SNMP (v2c/v3)

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