Cattlefield Academy is the learning and the knowledge sharing wing of Cattlefield Technologies. We at cattlefield academy  device training and workshop courses as per industry and market requirement.

We put a lot of emphasis on delivering training in best possible way so as to realize the real life scenario and implementations. All our instructors are industry professionals with vast experience in Networking and Network Security.

Our uniqueness include:

  • Hands-on workshops
  • Hands-on approach
  • Access to our Lab from home
  • Certified instructors with professional experience

Intensive Training Programme on Networking & Security - Making You Industry-Ready 


Three weeks, Can be divided into weekdays or weekends

Start date: 10th January 2015

Training Fee

INR 20,000/- Per candidate

Free for Financially deprived but meritorious students

GNS3 with L2IOU, Wireshark, CSR1000v, VMware ESXi 5.1
Hands OnHands on LAB with mix of real and virtual appliances

Course Title: Intensive Training Programme on Networking & Security - Making Industry-Ready professionals.  

This is a specially designed training programme from basics to advanced in networking and security.
This programme covers most UpToDate technologies and tools used worldwide which will quickly make you an Industry-Ready networking professional.

Duration: Three weeks (Day time, Evening time and in Weekends), training starts on 10th January 2015

Students or professionals.. Concept to Hands-on -Get it RIGHT the first time!

Along with training, trainer will act as your mentor and will discuss how to make and move forward your professional career. 
He will also discuss his professional journey starting with salary of Rupees three thousand and how he became an International Consultant and settled in Europe.

Tags: Networking principles, Routing and switching, RIPv2, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, IPsec, mGRE, DMVPN, GETVPN, MPLS L3 VPN, VPLS, VPWS, L2TPv3, VRF, Route Distinguisher, Route Target, BGP vpnv4, Netflow, snmp, Telecom, Packet Switched Core Network, GPRS/UMTS/3G

Tools/emulators/software: GNS3 with L2IOU, Wireshark, CSR1000v, VMware ESXi 5.1

1) Basics of Routing and routing protocols:

a) Data Plane/Forwarding Plane
b) Control Plane
c) Router databases; (RIB -Routing Information Base/Routing Table, FIB -Forwarding Information Base)
d) Interior and exterior routing

2. Introduction to BGP (Boarder Gateway protocol/ The protocol of Internet)
a) Autonomous systems
b) iBGP and eBGP
c) BGP attributes and path selection algorithms
d) Address families and peer groups
d) Prefix lists and AS path filters
e) Concept of BGP Route Reflectors
f) BGP Route Aggregation and Filtering
g) Concept of BGP confederation

3. Tuning BGP

a) Route maps
b) Communities
c) Load balancing
d) Manipulating outbound traffic
e) Routing policy best practices

4. Lab
All above concepts will be shown with practical lab configuration.

5. Basics of Telecom (Packet Switched Core Network) , GPRS/UMTS/3G

6. Most topics of ITILv3 foundation

7. Troubleshooting tools, Wireshark

8. Networking basics (DNS,DHCP,Proxy,Radius,etc)

Special Attention to modern VPN Technologies:

A) Customer managed VPNs:

1) IPsec:

(i)  IPsec Overview and Configuration Fundamentals

What is IPsec?

How Does IPsec Work?

What are components of an IPsec Connection?

How do You Configure IPsec Phase 1?

How do You Configure IPsec Phase 2?

(ii) Verifying and troubleshooting Site to Site IPsec VPNs

What commands can I use to verify IPsec operation?

What commands can I use to troubleshoot IPsec operation?

What are some of the common problems I would face with IPsec configurations?

2) DMVPN (Dynamic Multipoint VPN)

(i) Concept and understanding of DMVPN

What is DMVPN?

What is mGRE (multipoint GRE)?

What is NHRP (Next-Hop Resolution Protocol?)

What about security? Securing DMVPN with IPSec

(ii) DMVPN Configuration and Troubleshooting Lab

B) Provider Provisioned VPNs:


(i)   Concept of VRF (VPN Routing and Forwarding/Virtual Routing and Forwarding)

(ii)  Concept of MP-BGP (Multiprotocol BGP)

(iii) Concept of MPLS and its Databases

(iV) What is RD (Route Distinguisher?)

(v)   What is RT (Route Target?)

(vI)  Concept of BGP vpnv4 address family

(vii) Practical Lab showing configuration and Troubleshooting of MPLS L3 VPNs

2) MPLS L2 VPN: (Optional)

VPLS (Virtual Private LAN Service)

VPWS (Virtual Private Wire Service)