SKILL BENCHMARK

Cisco Network Services Proficiency

  • 10m
  • 10 questions
The Cisco Network Services Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Cisco network services. You will be evaluated on QoS and multicast design. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Cisco network services terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • describe Cisco Express Forwarding and its components
  • describe design elements for the major aspects of the DiffServ approach to QoS, including classification and marking, congestion management, and congestion avoidance
  • describe some Quality of Service (QoS) implementation models
  • describe various techniques for working with network management traffic
  • outline the various mechanisms and tools used to implement Quality of Service (QoS)
  • recognize different mechanisms used to act on traffic in DiffServ environments
  • recognize fundamental concepts of multicast routing design, including designs that you can implement for multicast traffic in your routed infrastructure
  • recognize technologies that assist with multicast design, such as Source-specific Multicast, Bidirectional Protocol Independent Multicast, and Multicast Source Discovery Protocol
  • recognize the basics of wired and wireless QoS, including implementation options
  • recognize the various overall approaches you can take to QoS in your enterprise network and modern options for this important set of network services

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