This course teaches learners how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network, including configuring a LAN switch, configuring an IP router, identifying basic security threats, understanding redundant topologies, troubleshooting common network issues, connecting to a WAN, configuring EIGRP and OSPF in both IPv4 and IPv6, understanding wide-area network technologies, and becoming familiar with device management and Cisco licensing.

Target Audience

This course is designed for: Individuals seeking the Cisco CCNA® Routing and Switching certification. The course is also appropriate for pre-sales and post-sales network engineers involved in the installation and support of enterprise branch office networks.

Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs
  • Establish Internet connectivity
  • Manage network device security
  • Describe IPv6 basics
  • Troubleshoot VLAN issues, explain how STP works, configure EtherChannel, and understand the idea
  • behind Layer 3 redundancy
  • Troubleshoot IP connectivity
  • Define the characteristics, functions, and components of a WAN
  • Configure and troubleshoot EIGRP in an IPv4 environment, and configure EIGRP for IPv6
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot multi-area OSPF
  • Describe SNMP, syslog and NetFlow, and manage Cisco device configurations, IOS images, and licenses

Course Outline

Building a Simple Network

  • Exploring the Functions of Networking
  • Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model
  • Introducing LANs
  • Operating Cisco IOS Software
  • Starting a Switch
  • Understanding Ethernet and Switch Operation
  • Troubleshooting Common Switch Media Issues

Establishing Internet Connectivity

  • Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer
  • Understanding IP Addressing and Subnets
  • Understanding the TCP/IP Transport Layer
  • Exploring the Functions of Routing
  • Configuring a Cisco Router
  • Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
  • Enabling Static Routing
  • Managing Traffic Using ACLs
  • Enabling Internet Connectivity

Managing Network Device Security

  • Securing Administrative Access
  • Implementing Device Hardening
  • Implementing Traffic Filtering with ACLs

Introducing IPv6

  • Introducing Basic IPv6
  • Understanding IPv6
  • Configuring IPv6 Routing

Building a Medium-Sized Network

  • Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Routing Between VLANs
  • Using a Cisco Network Device as a DHCP Server
  • Troubleshooting VLAN Connectivity
  • Building Redundant Switched Topologies
  • Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
  • Understanding Layer 3 Redundancy

Troubleshooting Basic Connectivity

  • Troubleshooting IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity

Wide Area Networks

  • Understanding WAN Technologies
  • Configuring Serial Encapsulation
  • Establishing a WAN Connection Using Frame Relay
  • Introducing VPN Solutions
  • Configuring GRE Tunnels

Implementing an EIGRP-Based Solution

  • Implementing EIGRP
  • Troubleshooting EIGRP
  • Implementing EIGRP for IPv6

Implementing a Scalable OSPF-Based Solution

  • Implementing OSPF
  • Multiarea OSPF IPv4 Implementation
  • Troubleshooting Multiarea OSPF
  • Examining OSPFv3

Network Device Management

  • Configuring Network Devices to Support Network Management Protocols
  • Managing Cisco Devices
  • Licensing

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