Cisco BSCI 3.0: Tuning OSPF Configurations

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


To enable you to describe OSPF network types, operations, information flows, single area and multiarea routing

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

185 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco BSCI 3.0: Tuning OSPF Configurations

  • recognize the OSPF network types and the adjacency behavior based on the physical link.
  • recognize the DR and BDR selection process and adjacency behavior in a NBMA network.
  • identify the OSPF configuration options for a Frame Relay network.
  • recognize how an NBMA topology operates in an OSPF Frame Relay environment.
  • recognize how a point-to-point and point-to-multipoint topologies operate in an OSPF Frame Relay environment.
  • identify the commands for configuring subinterfaces and tracking OSPF adjacencies.
  • identify the OSPF router types.
  • recognize how virtual links enable connectivity.
  • identify the OSPF LSA types.
  • recognize how to interpret an OSPF database.
  • recognize how to configure OSPF LSDB overload protection and change the default metric cost.
  • identify the OSPF router types.