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Nokia NRS II Self-Study Guide

Nokia Network Routing Specialist II (NRS II) Self-Study Guide: Preparing for the NRS II Certification Exams

This book is your official self-study guide for the Nokia Network Routing Specialist II (NRS II) Certification. The certification is designed to provide a solid understanding of IP/MPLS networks and their Layer 2 and Layer 3 service applications in today’s advanced networks. The book is loaded with many practical configuration and troubleshooting exercises and is an invaluable reference source to the working network engineer. Upon completion of the book, completing all of the exercises, and obtaining your NRS II certification, you will have a valuable foundation of skills, knowledge, and best practices needed for operating an IP/MPLS services network.


You get all the resource material and lab exercises that are required to confidently pass the NRS II Certification exams plus these additional benefits:

  • Review materials and lessons where and when you want
  • Prepare for the exam on your schedule and at a time that is convenient to you
  • Study at your own pace


  • After completing the book and exercises, you will be able to:
  • Design an address plan and configure interfaces for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Configure and verify routing for IPVv6
  • Describe the operation of LDP and configure an LDP network
  • Explain how OSPF and IS-IS are enhanced to support traffic engineering
  • Configure and verify RSVP-TE LSPs for traffic engineering and high availability
  • Describe the different services that can be implemented in an IP/MPLS network
  • Configure and verify Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPN services
  • Configure and verify IPv6 tunneling over an IP/MPLS network


21 comprehensive chapters with detailed lessons and exam questions:

  1. IP/MPLS Service Networks
  2. Layer 2: The Physical Components of the Internet
  3. IP Networks
  4. Dynamic Routing Protocols
  5. Introduction to OSPF
  6. OSPF Multi-Area Networks
  7. OSPFv3
  8. Introduction to IS-IS
  9. IS-IS Multi-Area Networks
  10. IS-IS for IPv6
  11. Introduction to Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
  12. Label Distribution Protocol (LDP)
  13. RSVP-TE Operation
  14. Constraint-Based Routing and TE-LSPs
  15. RSVP-TE Resource Reservation
  16. MPLS Resiliency
  17. Introduction and Overview of VPN Services
  18. VPWS Services
  19. VPLS
  20. Layer 3 Services
  21. Operations, Administration, and Maintenance

Appendix - Chapter Assessment Questions and Answers


  • Lab exercises to reinforce learning points
  • A CD with sample exam questions and lab exercises

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No problem. The Nokia My SR Lab Service is an ideal companion to the NRS II Self Study Guide. The service provides private, remote access to a real Service Router lab environment so that students can work on the NRS II lab exercises included in the self-study guide as well as prepare for the NRS II practical lab exam (exam # NRSII4A0) required for certification.

The service provides the following:

  • Dedicated, remote access to a Nokia service router lab consisting of 6 fully-meshed Nokia Service Routers
  • Access to a suite of over 30 detailed lab “practice” scenarios along with the optimal solutions for each. The NRS II lab scenarios are designed specifically to help prepare students for their NRS II lab exam
  • Access to a set traffic simulation and analysis tools

Scheduling My SR Lab access time is flexible and easy. Equipment is conveniently available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Get started today by visiting the My SR Lab website:

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