Cisco BSCI 3.0: EIGRP Options, Authentication, and Issues

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To enable you to describe and configure EIGRP advanced options, authentication, and recognize common issues when configuring EIGRP in an Enterprise Network

Target Audience

Candidates for Cisco CCNP, CCDP, CCIP, and Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching and CCIE Communications and Services certifications; network administrators, technicians, and senior network support staff who are responsible for implementing and managing network environments


CCNA certification; practical experience with deploying and operating networks based on Cisco network devices and Cisco IOS software is strongly recommended

Expected Duration

170 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco BSCI 3.0: EIGRP Options, Authentication, and Issues

  • identify the commands used to configure route summarization.
  • identify the features of EIGRP load balancing across equal paths, and configure load balancing across unequal-cost paths.
  • recognize how to configure EIGRP bandwidth use across WAN links.
  • recognize why administrators use manual route summarization over the default and provide a summarized route in a given scenario.
  • identify the routing protocols that support router authentication, and identify the steps in MD5 authentication.
  • recognize how to configure MD5 authentication.
  • recognize how to verify and troubleshoot MD5 authentication.
  • identify the factors that affect EIGRP scalability in large networks.
  • identify the process of how EIGRP uses queries and stub routing for rapid converge.
  • identify the features of Stuck in Active connections and graceful shutdowns.