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CCIE Collaboration Lab Equipment and Software List

CCIE Collaboration

Lab Equipment:

  • Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) C460 Rack Server
  • Cisco 3925 Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR G2)
  • Cisco 2921 Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR G2)
  • ISR G2 Modules and Interface Cards 
    • 1-Port 3rd Gen Multiflex Trunk Voice/WAN Int. Cards - T1/E1
    • Cisco High-Density Packet Voice Digital Signal Processor Modules (PVDM3)
    • Cisco Service Ready Module 710 Service Module with Cisco Unity Express          
    • 4-port Cisco Gigabit EtherSwitch 10/100/1000BASE-TX autosensing EHWIC with POE
  • Cisco Catalyst 3750-X Series Switch
  • Cisco Unified IP Phones 7965 and 9971
  • Cisco Jabber for Windows
  • Cisco Jabber Video for Cisco Telepresence

Software Versions

  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager 9.1
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express 9.1
  • Cisco Unified Contact Center Express 9.0
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager IM and Presence 9.1
  • Cisco Unity Connection 9.1
  • Cisco Unity Express 8.6
  • All routers use IOS version 15.2(4) M Train
  • Cisco Catalyst 3750 Series Switches uses 12.2(55) SE Train

Network Interfaces

  • Fast Ethernet
  • Frame Relay

Telephony Interfaces

  • T1/E1

Real R&S Workbook V5 Rack Rental

The CCIE Routing and Switching v5 lab exam uses all virtual devices as announced by Cisco. Racks 1 - 9 have vDevices that meets the requirements of the Real R&S Workbook V5 configuration section with 15.3T IOS for the routers and 15.0SE IOS for the switches. Initial configs come pre-loaded and candidates can save their configs and resume later anytime. We use only up-to-date 15.3T IOS for the routers and 15.0SE IOS for the switches to provide candidates with the best possible lab preparation experience for the CCIE lab exam.

Topology Diagram

Real R&S Workbook V5 Topology

Initial configs come pre-loaded

Fast, Easy, Remote Desktop Access

Get started quickly with fast and easy remote desktop access. All telnet connections to routers and switches have been pre-configured to connect automatically. There are 33 devices in total and connecting to them manually will take up a lot of valuable lab time. No need to waste time connecting to each router and switch individual with our racks. Spend more time focusing on lab time instead of on setting up the console connection.

CCIE-RS-v5-Remote-Desktop

vHardware and IOS List

Real R&S Workbook V5 uses 20 core routers, 6 switches, 6 backbone routers, and an Internet router. There are 33 devices in total.

Devices RAM/NVRAM Modules IOS Version
R1 - R20 256 MB / 256 MB 4 Ethernet 15.4.1T A
SW1 - SW6 256 MB / 256 MB 16 Ethernet 15.1M
IPS1 - ISP6 256 MB / 256 MB 4 Ethernet / 8 Serial 15.4.1T A
Internet 256 MB / 256 MB 12 Ethernet 15.4.1T A

Flexible Online Scheduling

Have the flexibility to schedule 4, 6 and 24 hour time slots on an individual bases using our automated online scheduling system. Weekly and monthly 6, 12, or 24 hour dedicated access also available. Real R&S Workbook racks are scheduled on racks number 1 - 9.

 

INE CCIE Routing & Switching v5 Rack

Our INE Routing & Switching v5 rack is designed to support all of the features and technologies used for the INE R&S v5 workbook. The racks consist of the same virtual and physical hardware that you will find from INE, thirty (30) Cisco Cloud Service Routers (CSR1000v) and four Cisco Catalyst 3560-24 switches with 15.x IOS.

3CDaemon TFTP server is installed on Windows remote desktop for saving and loading configs to and from TFTP server.

INE R&S v5 Topology Diagram

CCIE-Routing-and-Switching-v5

Now with 30 routers to match updated troubleshooting topology.

Use 802.1Q tunneling on all router Gigabit 0/1 interfaces to setup topology in any way you want. Create corresponding SVI's on switches and enable trunk allowing necessary VLANs on SW1 Fa0/1.

Fast, Easy, Remote Desktop Access

Get started quickly with fast and easy remote desktop access. All telnet connections to routers and switches have been pre-configured to automatically connect saving you a lot of time. No need to waste time connecting to each router and switch individual. Spend more time focusing on lab time instead of on setting up the console connection.

CCIE-RS-v5-Remote-Desktop

Direct Telnet / SSH access also available

TFTP server are also installed on remote PCs for saving and resotring configs.

Software and IOS Versions

Platform

Devices

IOS Version

Interfaces

CSR1000v R1 - R30 3.12.0S (IOS-XE) 3x GigabitEthernet
Catalyst 3560-24 SW1 - SW4 15.0(2)SE6 24x FastEthernet, 2x GigabitEthernet

Hardware Specifications for Virtual and Physical Devices

Device

Platform

DRAM

Flash

NVRAM

R1 CSR1000v 2560 MB 8 GB N/A
R2 CSR1000v 2560 MB 8 GB N/A
R3 CSR1000v 2560 MB 8 GB N/A
R... CSR1000v 2560 MB 8 GB N/A
R30 CSR1000v 2560 MB 8 GB N/A
SW1 3560-24TS-S Default 32 MB Default
SW2 3560-24TS-S Default 32 MB Default
SW3 3560-24TS-S Default 32 MB Default
SW4 3560-24TS-S Default 32 MB Default

CCIE Routing & Switching v5 Rack Rental

We offer 2 toplogies for R&S v5 rack rental, one for INE R&S v5 workbook and one for Real Lab workbook. The INE R&S workbook has 20 routers for both the configuration and troubleshooting sections. For more details, please select the topology you need based on the workbook you are using.

 

Internetwork Expert (INE) Workbook

 CCIE-Routing-and-Switching-v5

 

 

Real Lab, CCIECERT, Pass CCIE Lab

 RSV5-Topology

 

 

CCIE Security v4 Training

CCIE Security Training class

As everyone is aware of the fact that CCIE Security exam v4 is going to end soon (30 January 2017) and v5 is being introduced, which is said to be a whole lot different from v4. So for those candidates, who want to clear their lab in v4 itself but does not have an up to the mark preparation, an amazing opportunity is waiting on their phones’ and PCs’ screen.

Training to the candidates pursuing CCIE Security will be provided, which will prove a boon to them.

In addition, the training of all active real labs available in the market will also be provided 

and will be tried best to fully prepare the candidate to crack the exam in one attempt itself. After the preparation also if the candidate is stuck anywhere during practising, he/she will get the full support and help until He/she passes the exam. The candidates will not have to worry about the updates. He/She will be updated on time with regarding the above-mentioned aspects. The training will be fully lab exam oriented.

Moreover, this whole training will not let your budget raise high as it will be charged $500 only (per candidate). Your satisfaction will be taken care of to the full extent possible.

Mentioning it, you will be trained by a CCIE certified trainer.

If you have any further queries, please feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

(The above mentioned training session and promises will only be held until v4 exists i.e. 30 January 2017)

CCIE Security Version 5 Now Available!

CCIERackRentals now offers Security version 5 labs to provide a lab resource for every aspiring CCIE Security lab takers. 

 

Lab 1 Topology Diagram 

CCIE Secv5 Topology 1

 

Lab 2 Topology Diagram

CCIE Secv5 Topology 2

 

TS1 Topology Diagram

 CCIE Secv5 Topology TS1

 

 

Hardware Specifications

  • 2x Cisco Nexus7010 Data Center Switches
    • 1x Sup1 with 8GB Flash
    • 1x 32 Port 10GbE (F1 Module)
    • 1x 32 Port 10GbE (M1 Module)
  • 2x Nexus 5548UP switches with 16port UP expansion module
  • 2x Nexus 2248TP Fabric Extender Switches
  • Nexus 1000v Switch
  • 2x Cisco MDS 9222i
  • 2x UCS C200 Series Rackmount Servers
  • 2x UCS-6xxx Fabric Interconnects
  • 1x UCS-5108 Blade Chassis
    • B-200 Series Blades
    • Cisco 2204XP IOM
  • Dual attached JBODs
  • 2x Cisco Catalyst Switch 3750-X with NM-10G as Core Routers
  • Opengear Terminal Server

Software Versions

  • NXOS v6.x on Nexus 7000 Switches
  • NXOS v5.x on Nexus 5000 Switches
  • NXOS v4.x on Nexus 1000v
  • NXOS v5.x on MDS 9222i Switches
  • UCS Software release 2.x Fabric Interconnect

Micronics / Narbik Kocharians CCIE Security

We currently have Micronics /Narbik CCIE Security rack available for rent. To cater your needs for lab practice to help you pass with your exams, CCIE Rack Rentals now introduces our fully functional Security 4.0 rack. This rack is setup and patterned with the Narbik Kocharians Security 4.0 workbook. We guarantee that the CCIE Rack Rental hardware is new and up to date. Our hardware, IOS, and online tools will provide you a successful online learning experience to achieve your certification goals! We’re happy to help you make the most out of your online study.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information about booking Narbik Security 4.0 rack.

Download Narbik CCIE Security 4.0 Workbook Topology (PDF)

Narbik-Micronics-CCIE-Security-v4.0-Workbook-Topology

Hardware and Technology Information:

Hostname Description
R1, R5, R6 Cisco 2811 w/ Advanced Security 15.1T IOS
R2 Cisco 3825 with IOS 15.1T Advanced Security
R3 - R4 Cisco 1921/K9 w/ 15.2(3)T1 software (ISG G2 router for latest VPN features)
SW1 - 2 Cisco Catalyst 3750-X w/ 15.0 IOS
SW3 - 4 Cisco Catalyst 3560 w/ 12.2(58)SE IOS
IPS Cisco IPS 4240 w/ 7.0(4) software
ASA1 - 2 Cisco ASA 5515-X w/ 8.6 software
WLC Cisco Air CT2504 Wireless LAN Controller
AP Cisco Aironet 1231 Wireless Access Point
ACS Cisco Secure ACS 5.4
NCS Cisco Prime Network Control System 1.1
WSA Cisco IronPort Web Security Appliance
ISE Cisco ISE 1.1
Win7 Windows 7 PC w/ WiFi
WinXP Windows XP PC
IPPhone IP Phone 7940 phone

 

Cisco CCIE Security 4.0 & Wireless Rack Rental

Our CCIE Security rack supports CCIE-CERT Security 4.0, Wireless, and Netmetric 4.0 lab workbooks. All rack hardware and IOS are setup according the Cisco Security 4.0 Blueprint and includes tools and software to maximize the productivity of your lab time so you can focus on learning and getting the most benefit out of your lab experience. We guarantee that our CCIE Rack Rental hardware is new and up to date. Our Cisco devices, IOS, and online tools will provide you a successful online learning experience to achieve your certification goals! We’re happy to help you make the most out of your online study.

Supported Workbooks:

  • CCIECERT v4.0
  • CCIE Security Labs 1 - 8
  • Micronics Advance Security 4.0 Workbook
  • Netmetric Solutions Labs Security

Download CCIE Security 4.0 Workbook Topology (PDF)

CCIE-Security-v4.0-Workbook-Topology-01CCIE-Security-v4.0-Workbook-Topology-02

Security 4.0 Initial Configs Available

UPDATES
- ACS now upgraded to version 5.6
- Rack 20 has Cisco 3750-X switches with full IP Services license for SW5 and SW6.
- R6 has been upgraded to Cisco 2911 with VSEC bundle (Security and Unified Communications license).

Hardware and IOS Details

Hostname

Hardware Devices Installed

Software Version

R1 - R3 Cisco 3825 Integrated Services Routers (ISR) 15.1(3)T Adv Ent Srvc
R4 - R5, BB1 Cisco 2811 Integrated Services Routers (ISR) 15.1(3)T Adv Ent Srvc
R6 Cisco 2911 Integrated Services Routers (ISR G2) 15.3(2)T w/ VSEC Bundle
SW1 - SW4 Cisco Catalyst 3560 switches 12.2(55) Adv IP Srvc
SW5 - SW6 Cisco Catalyst 3750-X switches
15.0(2)SE2 OS
IPS Cisco IPS 4255 Intrusion Prevention System 7.1 OS
ASA1 - ASA2 Cisco ASA 5515-X Adaptive Security Appliances 8.6 IOS
ASA3 - ASA4 Cisco ASA 5510 Adaptive Security Appliances 8.4 and 8.2 IOS
WLC Cisco Aironet 2504 Wireless LAN Controller 7.4 OS
AP1 - AP2 Cisco Aironet 1242 Wireless Access Point 124-21a.JA2
ACS Cisco Secure ACS 5.3 v5.3
NCS Cisco Prime Network Control System 1.1 1.1 OS
ISE1, ISE2, ISE3 Cisco ISE 3300 Series Identity Services Engine 1.1.0 OS
WSA Ironport WSA S-series Web Security Appliance 7.1 OS
IP Phone Cisco 7940 IP Phone 1242 LAPP
AD Windows 2003 server 2003 R2
PC1, PC2, PC3 3 Windows Workstations for testing VPN, IP Phone & WiFi Windows 7

Software Installed

  • Cisco VPN Client Software v5.x
  • Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client v3.x
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM)
  • IPS Manager Express (IME)

Remote Control Tools

  • All routers can be controlled over the Internet using Telnet or SSH protocols. Use any telnet client of your choice. We recommend SecureCRT, Putty, or TeraTerm.
  • Remote control Windows server and desktops with fast and easy to use Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) client.
  • Each device is connected to our easy to use, web based Remote Power Control (RPC) system allowing instant access to power cycle each device.

Upgrade to CCIE Service Provider v4.0 in the works. Check back for updates.

CCIE Service Provider v3.0 Lab

All hardware is real. No virtual routers. GNS3 can not run all the features you need to practice for the real lab exam. Use the only CCIE rack provider gives you all genuine Cisco hardware you need to work with.

Our CCIE Service Provider v3.0 rack supports the following workbooks:
          CCIE CERT, Real Lab Workbook, Cisco Learning Network, PCL, and Perfect Solutions.

UPDATED: Rack 31 and 33 has VPLS support on R1 and R3.

 

Download CCIE Service Provider 3.0 Workbook Topology

CCIE-Service-Provider-3.0-Workbook-Topology-01 CCIE-Service-Provider-3.0-Workbook-Topology-02 CCIE-Service-Provider-3.0-Workbook-Topology-03 CCIE-Service-Provider-3.0-Workbook-Topology-04

* Support staff saves only the blank.cfg file to each router and switch on the Service Provider rack.
There are many initial configs configs saved to the flash of each device.
These files are all saved there by other customers, not by support staff.


IPv4 Diagrams

Lab 3.1 IPv4 Diagram

Lab 3.2-3 IPv4 Diagram

Lab 3.4-5 IPv4 Diagram *

Lab 3.6 IPv4 Diagram

 

 Lab 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4,
<<   3.5 & 3.6 Diagrams   >>

CCIE Service Provider v3 Lab Diagrams


IPv6 Diagrams

Lab 3.1 IPv6 Diagram

Lab 3.2-3 IPv6 Diagram

Lab 3.4-5 IPv6 Diagram

Lab 3.6 IPv6 Diagram

 

Our service provider rack is currently loaded with:

  • Four (4) IOS XR 12400 series routers with IOS-XR 3.9.1
  • Three (3) ME3400G switches
  • One (1) Catalyst 3560 switch
  • Twelve (12) Cisco 7206VXR routers (all real Cisco hardware) for R5 - R16
  • Eight (8) Cisco 2811 for edge routers (R17 - 24)
  • Two easy to use, web based Remote Power Controllers to remotely power cycle routers and switches

Hardware and IOS Details

Hostname Platform Feature Set and IOS Version Modules
(X)R1 - (X)R4 Cisco GSR 12410 IOS XR 3.9.1 w/ MPLS,
MCAST & K9 Sec packages
- 4GE-SFP-LC gigabit line cards
- OC48X/POS-SR-SC ISE POS cards
R5 - R16 Cisco 7206VXR Advanced Enterprise 12.2-33 SR - NPG-G1 engine with 3 gigabit ports
- PA-4T+ four port serial modules
R17 - R24 Cisco 2811 Advanced Enterprise Services - WIC-1T
SW1 - SW3 Cisco ME3400 Metro IP Access 12.2-58 SE2  
SW4 Cisco 3560 Advanced IP Services 12.2  
FRS Frame Relay Switch Advanced Enterprise 12.4   

Additonal Connections Not Listed in Topology Diagram

 Local
Device
 Local
Port
Remote
Device
 
Remote
Port
 
R6 S2/3 DCE R24 S0/3/0 DTE
R7 S2/3 DCE R22 S0/3/0 DTE
R10 S2/0 DCE  R21 S0/1/0 DTE

Rack 30 (currently offline) has simultaneous core and edge support on R2 and R3 to support VPLS.

Data Center Lab 2 and Lab 3 Rack Now Available!

We now have CCIE Data Center Lab 2 and Lab 3 rack available for rental. Below is topology and hardware specifications of our rack. Order can be placed from the Purchase > CCIE Data Center page.

Lab 3 Topology Diagram (Updated)

Data Center Physical Topology Lab 3 v9

Data Center Physical Topology Lab 3 v9

Lab 2 Topology Diagram

Data Center Physical Topology

Hardware Specifications

  • 2x Cisco Nexus7010 Data Center Switches
    • 1x Sup1 with 8GB Flash
    • 1x 32 Port 10GbE (F1 Module)
    • 1x 32 Port 10GbE (M1 Module)
  • 2x Nexus 5548UP switches with 16port UP expansion module
  • 2x Nexus 2248TP Fabric Extender Switches
  • Nexus 1000v Switch
  • 2x Cisco MDS 9222i
  • 2x UCS C200 Series Rackmount Servers
  • 2x UCS-6xxx Fabric Interconnects
  • 1x UCS-5108 Blade Chassis
    • B-200 Series Blades
    • Cisco 2204XP IOM
  • Dual attached JBODs
  • 2x Cisco Catalyst Switch 3750-X with NM-10G as Core Routers
  • Opengear Terminal Server

Software Versions

  • NXOS v6.x on Nexus 7000 Switches
  • NXOS v5.x on Nexus 5000 Switches
  • NXOS v4.x on Nexus 1000v
  • NXOS v5.x on MDS 9222i Switches
  • UCS Software release 2.x Fabric Interconnect

Current Rack Time