CCIE Security Lab Version 4 VPN Topic Checklist

February 15, 2013 at 9:16 pm

As I start back in my CCIE Security studies, I am going to start with the Lab items for VPNs – here they are:

  • Understanding Cryptographic Protocols (ISAKMP, IKEv1 and IKEv2, ESP, Authentication Header, CA)
  • IPsec VPN Architecture on Cisco IOS Software and Cisco ASA Security Appliance
  • Configuring VPNs Using ISAKMP Profiles
  • Configuring VPNs Using IPsec Profiles
  • GRE over IPsec Using IPsec Profiles

CCIE Security Lab Version 4.0 Equipment List

February 14, 2013 at 3:01 pm

One of the exciting and challenging aspects of the CCIE Security Version 4.0 Lab Exam is the fact that there are many important security devices and operating systems that we must master. Here is the list that we should be ready for.

Cisco 3800 Series Integrated Services Routers (ISR)
Cisco 1800 Series Integrated Services Routers (ISR)
Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers (ISR G2)
Cisco ISR Series running IOS Software Version 15.1(x)T and 15.2(x)T
We can expect about 6 of these routers

Cisco Catalyst 3560-24TS Series Switches
Cisco Catalyst 3750-X Series Switches
Cisco Catalyst 3560/3750 Series Switches running Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2SE/15.0(x)SE
We can expect about 6 of these switches