Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices ICND (CCNA)

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The Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (CCNA) training course is available at our Cardiff training centre in Wales, which is also within easy reach of Newport, Bristol and South Wales

Course Details

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (CCNA) includes both routing and switching concepts, covering both Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies. This course focuses on using Cisco Catalyst/ switches and Cisco routers connected in local-area networks (LANs) and wide-area networks (WANs) typically found at small to medium network sites. Upon completion of this training course, you will be able to select, connect, configure, and troubleshoot the various Cisco networking devices.

Examination information

Overview
Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (CCNA) includes both routing and switching concepts, covering both Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies. This course focuses on using Cisco Catalyst/ switches and Cisco routers connected in local-area networks (LANs) and wide-area networks (WANs) typically found at small to medium network sites. Upon completion of this training course, you will be able to select, connect, configure, and troubleshoot the various Cisco networking devices.

Examination information
This course is designed to prepare you for the Cisco Certified Network Associate Exam (CCNA) exams. You can choose to take a single composite exam or two separate exams to achieve the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) accreditation.

200-125 CCNA Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices

or

100-105 ICND1 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1

and

200-105 ICND2 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2

Pre-requisites: You should have a basic knowledge of PC configuration consistent with having gained A+ certification. Prior networking experience equivalent to Network+ certification is desirable but not essential.

Prerequisites

You should have a basic knowledge of PC configuration consistent with having gained A+ certification. Prior networking experience equivalent to Network+ certification is desirable but not essential.

Course Outline

  • Module 1 Introduction to Networks and Data CommunicationsWhat is a network?

    Why do we need networks?

    LANs and WANs

    How network devices cooperate

    Basics of data communications

  • Module 3 Ethernet LANs

    Ethernet

    Ethernet cabling and connectors

    Early Ethernet implementations

    Ethernet designations

    Faster Ethernet protocols

    LAN switching

    VLANs

  • Module 5 Wide Area Networks

    Types of Wide Area Networks

    WAN Topologies

    Private WAN technologies

  • Module 7 IP Addressing and Routing

    IP addressing

    Classless IP addressing

    Subnetting

    IP routing

    Problems with IP version 4 addressing

  • Module 9 Initial Router Administration

    Basic security configuration

    Testing network connectivity

  • Module 11 Building IPv4 Routed Networks

    Configuring static routes

    Configuring RIPv2

    Configuring OSPF

    Configuring EIGRP

    Configuring eBGP

  • Module 13 Building IPv6 Routed Networks

    Directly connected routes

    Static routes

    Open Shortest Path First version 3 (OSPFv3)

    Configuring OSPFv3

    Configuring EIGRPv6

  • Module 15 Configuring VLANs

    VLAN switches – basic operation

    Manual VLAN configuration

    Configuring a trunk port on a 2960 series switch

    Routing between VLANs

    Dynamic port assignment

    VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)

  • Module 17 Configuring Infrastructure Security

    Security of default VLANs

    Network Access Control (NAC)

    IEEE 802.1X Port-based Network Access Control (PNAC)

    DHCP Snooping

    IPv4 access control lists

    IPv6 ACLs

    Firewall placement

    Network Address Translation (NAT)

    Serial line configuration

    Secure remote network access

    SSL/TLS (Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security)

    Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE)

    PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE)

  • Module 2 Network Protocols and Network Devices

    Network protocols

    The OSI 7-Layer model

    Network devices

    Campus LANs

    Virtualization

    Troubleshooting methodology

  • Module 4 Layer 2 Switching

    Layer 2 switching – basic operation

    Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

    Switch stacking and STP

    Spanning Tree Protocol enhancements

  • Module 6 Networking with TCP/IP

    The TCP/IP protocol suite

    The network layer

    The Transport layer

    The Application layer

    Quality of Service (QoS)

  • Module 8 Basic Router Configuration

    The Cisco 2811 router

    Cisco cables

    Hardware components

    Software components

    The configuration file

    The boot sequence

    The IOS Command Line Interface (CLI)

    Configuring the router from the CLI

    Viewing basic router information

    Managing IOS software images

    Managing configuration files

    Basic router set-up commands

    Licensing

  • Module 10 Introduction to Routing Protocols

    Routing tables

    RIP (Routing Information Protocol)

    IGRP (Interior Gateway Routing Protocol)

    OSPF (Open Shortest Path First)

    EIGRP (Enhanced IGRP)

    Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)

    Classless and classful IP routing protocols

    Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

  • Module 12 IPv6 Addressing and Routing

    Features of IPv6

    IPv6 addresses

    IPv6 prefixes

    Global unicast addresses

    Other types of IPv6 addresses

    IPv6 address configuration

    Static IPv6 configuration

    Dynamic IPv6 addressing

    Review of IPv6 configuration

    Dynamic address configuration

    IPv6/IPv4 interoperation

  • Module 14 Basic Switch Configuration

    Getting started

    Managing the MAC address table

    Port security

    Configuring Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

    Multiple instances of Spanning Tree

    Spanning Tree Protocol enhancements

  • Module 16 Configuring infrastructure services

    Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

    Configuring a router as a DHCP server

    Verifying DHCP configurations

    Resilient Routing

    Hot Standby Routing Protocol (HSRP)

    Network Time Protocol (NTP)

    System message logging using syslog

    Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

    IP Service Level Agreement (SLA)

    Port Mirroring with Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN)

  • Module 18 Cloud Services and SDN

    Cloud computing services

    Software Defined Networking (SDN)

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