CCNP Switch FAQ: Monitoring Performance with IP SLA

CCNP Switch FAQ: Monitoring Performance with IP SLA

Q1. Is the following statement true or false? To use the IP SLA feature, a third-party network management platform must be used.
a. True
b. False

Answer: B. The IP SLA feature may be configured on Cisco switches from the CLI. A third-party platform is not necessary, but may be used to ease the configuration and analysis if you need to set up many IP SLA tests.

Q2. Which of the following are valid types of IP SLA tests? (Choose all that apply.)
a. ICMP echo
b. ICMP time exceeded
c. UDP jitter
d. UDP connect
e. TCP jitter
f. TCP connect

Answer: A, C
Figure: IP SLA ICMP Echo Test Operation

Q3. Which one of the following commands will enable a switch to participate in all types of IP SLA tests?
a. ip sla enable
b. ip sla all
c. ip sla reflector
d. ip sla responder
e. ip sla reply all

Answer: D

Q4. Suppose the following configuration commands have been entered on Switch A, which has IP address 10.1.1.1. Which one of the answers correctly identifies the configuration that is needed on the target switch so it can participate in the UDP jitter tests?
ip sla 40132
udp-jitter 10.9.1.100 17000 source-ip 10.1.1.1 num-packets 100
request-data-size 100
frequency 300
ip sla schedule 40132 life forever start-time now ageout 3600
a. Enter the same set of commands on the target switch.
b. Enter theip sla responder command on the target switch.
c. Do nothing; the target switch will automatically participate.
d. Do nothing; UDP jitter is not a valid IP SLA test.

Answer: B

Q5. To verify that an IP SLA test operation 123 has been configured and is scheduled to run, which one of the following commands should you use?
a. show ip sla status 123
b. show ip sla configuration 123
c. show ip sla operation 123
d. show ip sla 123

Answer: B

Q6. According to the following output, how many IP SLA tests have run and gotten
results? (Choose one answer.)

a. 123
b. 1100
c. 1046
d. 238
e. 7

Answer: D

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