CCIE Security Lab Equipment and Software v5.0

    CCIE Security Lab Equipment and Software v5.0


    Lab Equipment and Software Version


    The Lab exam tests features that can be configured on the equipment and the software versions indicated in the document below. The software versions listed below will be in the lab setup. However, the list may be updated to a more recent release during the life cycle of v5.0 exam topics to maintain an updated lab environment.


    Passing the lab exam requires a depth of understanding difficult to obtain without hands-on experience. Early in your preparation candidates should arrange access to equipment similar to that used on the exam.


    Virtual Machines:

    Security Appliances

    • Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE): 2.1.0
    • Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS):
    • Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA): 9.2.0
    • Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA): 9.7.1
    • Cisco Wireless Controller (WLC): 8.3.102
    • Cisco Firepower Management Center Virtual Appliance: 6.0.1 and/or 6.1
    • Cisco Firepower NGIPSv: 6.0.1
    • Cisco Firepower Threat Defense: 6.0.1

    Core Devices

    • IOSv L2: 15.2
    • IOSv L3: 15.5(2)T
    • Cisco CSR 1000V Series Cloud Services Router: 3.16.02.S
    • Cisco Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance (ASAv): 9.4(3)


    • Test PC: Microsoft Windows 7
    • Active Directory: Microsoft Windows Server 2008
    • Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module : 1.2
    • Cisco Unified Communications Manager: 8.6.(1)
    • FireAMP Private Cloud
    • AnyConnect 4.2


    Physical Devices

    Cisco Catalyst Switch

    • WS-C3850-24U 03.07.04E

    Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance

    • 5512-X: 9.2(2)4

    Cisco Aironet

    • 1602E: 15.3.3-JC

    Cisco Unified IP Phone

    • 7965: 9.2(3)