The CCIE configuration is a 6 hour test. The main goal of this section is to test you knowledge in building a network from scratch. All devices are real physical routers and switches, no Cisco IOU.
Similarly to the troubleshooting lab, I read the whole lab from start to finish. Just as the troubleshooting section I created a table to help me track of all the tasks and its requirements (see below for a sample and explanation).