Implementing Routing Protocols on Cisco Networks

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


To describe the operation and configuration of popular modern routing protocols

Target Audience

Network administrators responsible for implementing and managing small and medium-sized business networks; network technicians who install network devices in small business environments; Cisco channel resellers who are new to Cisco products and services


Familiarity with Cisco’s Internetworking Technology Multimedia (ITM) or CCNA Basics; a working knowledge of networking terminology and topologies, including network protocols, the roles of network devices, and the OSI reference model; a knowledge of binary and hexadecimal numbering, while not essential, would be an advantage

Expected Duration

215 min.

Course Objectives

Implementing Routing Protocols on Cisco Networks

  • enable RIP on a router.
  • configure and verify RIP operation on Cisco routers.
  • explain the operation of IGRP.
  • describe how to enable IGRP on a router.
  • configure IGRP on a router.
  • distinguish the various features and functions of EIGRP.
  • describe the commands used to configure EIGRP.
  • verify EIGRP configuration on routers.
  • identify the features of OSPF and how they compare to distance vector routing protocols.
  • describe the commands used to configure OSPF in a single area.
  • configure and verify configuration of OSPF.
  • explain the operation of variable-length subnet masks (VLSM) on Cisco routers.