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JNCIE-SP Exam Objectives (Exam: JPR-960)

This list is intended to provide a general view of the skill sets required to successfully complete the JNCIE-SP exam. Topics listed are subject to change.

Device Infrastructure
IGP
MPLS
BGP
VPNs
Multicast
CoS

Device Infrastructure

  • High Availability
    • Aggregated Ethernet, including fault detection
    • Graceful Restart
    • Graceful Routing Engine switchover
    • Nonstop Routing
    • VRRP
  • Automation Implementation
    • Scripts (OP/event/commit)
    • Archival
  • Secure and Monitor Junos Devices
    • Radius and local user accounts
    • Firewall filtering
    • Unicast reverse-path-forwarding
    • Syslog

IGP

  • Troubleshooting
    • Neighbor establishment
    • Routing loops
    • MTU mismatch
    • Authentication
    • Router IDs
    • IGP timers
  • Implementing
    • Configuration of IGPs (IS-IS and OSPF)
    • Router advertisement
    • Routing policy
    • IPv4 and IPv6 support
    • BFD
    • Loop-free alternate routes
    • Load balancing
    • Optimize timers
    • CSPF support

MPLS

  • Signaling protocols
    • RSVP
    • LDP tunneling
    • LDP IGP tracking
    • LDP policies
    • BFD
  • Path selection
    • Admin groups
    • Defining EROs
    • Bypass LSPs
    • Detour LSPs
  • Features
    • Load balancing
    • LSP selection using policy
    • Routing table manipulation
    • Optimization and auto bandwidth
    • TTL handling

BGP

  • Routing Policy
    • Communities
    • IPv4 and IPv6
    • 4-byte ASN
    • Load balancing
    • Remote-triggered black holes
  • Implementation
    • IBGP and EBGP
    • IPv4 and IPv6 peering communities
    • IPv6 tunneling
    • Authentication
    • 4-byte ASN
    • BFD
  • Scaling
    • Route reflection with IPv4, IPv6, and VPNs
    • Inet.3 and inet.6.3 route resolution

VPNs

  • Layer 3 VPNs
    • Hub and spoke
    • Multi-homed
    • IPv4 and IPv6
    • Internet access
    • Source of Origin
    • PE-CE Protocols (BGP, OSPF, RIP, or Static)
    • 6PE
    • Auto export, RIB groups
    • Label-switched interface
    • AS override
  • Layer 2 VPNs
    • VPLS (BGP and LDP)
    • VPLS multi-homing
    • Martini and Kompella
    • VPLS with a point-to-multipoint LSP
    • IRB
    • IGMP snooping for VPLS
    • Spanning tree for VPLS
    • VLAN normalization (push, pop, or swap)
    • Firewall filtering
  • Inter-AS VPNs
    • Interprovider
    • Carrier-of-carriers

Multicast

  • Implementation
    • Draft-rosen and NG MVPN
    • PIM sparse mode
    • Multicast scoping
    • MSDP
    • RP redundancy

CoS

  • Implementation
    • BA and MF classifiers
    • Rewrite rules
    • Drop profiles
    • Policers
    • Schedulers