Chapter 6. IP Forwarding (Routing)

Blueprint topics covered in this chapter:

This chapter covers the following subtopics from the Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching written exam blueprint. Refer to the full blueprint in Table I-1 in the Introduction for more details on the topics covered in each chapter and their context within the blueprint.

  • Classful and Classless Routing Protocols

  • Frame Relay

  • Local Management Interface (LMI)

  • Concepts of Policy Routing

Chapter 6 begins the largest part of the book. This part of the book, containing Chapters 7 through 11, focuses on the topics that are the most important and popular for both the CCIE Routing and Switching written and practical (lab) exams.

Chapter 6 begins with coverage of the details of the forwarding ...

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