Cisco Certified Network Professional - Fast Track Equitrain

Course details

The Cisco Certified Network Professional - Fast Track (CCNPFT) course provides an accelerated model to achieve Cisco CCNP certification in a shorter timeframe. This course combines content from the 3 courses that make up the CCNP certification:

  • Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (SWITCH)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
  • Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT)

The CCNPFT training is intensive with up to ten hours of daily instruction.

Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • Network Engineers who wish to attend an accelerated CCNP training


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

  • Analyze campus network designs
  • Implement VLANs in a network campus
  • Implement spanning tree
  • Implement inter-VLAN routing in a campus network
  • Implement a highly available network
  • Implement security features in a switched network
  • Integrate WLANs into a campus network
  • Plan and document the configuration of routing protocols in enterprise network
  • Implement EIGRP routing in diverse, large-scale internetworks
  • Implement OSPF multiarea routing in a complex enterprise network
  • Implement Route redistribution in a multiprotocol network
  • Evaluate common network performance issues
  • Implement BGP to connect an enterprise network to a service provider
  • Plan and document the most commonly performed maintenance functions in complex enterprise networks
  • Develop a troubleshooting process to identify and resolve problems in complex enterprise networks
  • Select tools that best support specific troubleshooting and maintenance processes
  • Practice maintenance procedures and fault resolution in switching-based environments
  • Practice maintenance procedures and fault resolution in routing-based environments
  • Practice maintenance procedures and fault resolution in a secure infrastructure

Course Outline

Analyzing Campus Network Designs

  • Enterprise Campus Architecture
  • Cisco Lifecycle and Network Implementation

Implementing VLANs in Campus Networks

  • Applying Best Practices for VLAN Topologies
  • Configuring Private VLANs
  • Configuring Link Aggregation with EtherChannel

Implementing Spanning Tree

  • Spanning Tree Protocol Enhancements
  • Describing STP Stability Mechanisms

Implementing Inter-VLAN Routing

  • Describing Routing Between VLANs
  • Deploying Multilayer Switching with Cisco Express Forwarding

Implementing Layer 3 High Availability

  • Configuring Layer 3 Redundancy with HSRP
  • Configuring Layer 3 Redundancy with VRRP and GLBP

Minimizing Service Loss and Data Theft in a Campus Network

  • Understanding Switch Security Issues
  • Protecting Against VLAN Attacks
  • Protecting Against Spoofing Attacks
  • Securing Network Services

Accommodating Voice and Video in Campus Networks

  • Planning for Support of Voice in a Campus Network
  • Integrating and Verifying VoIP in a Campus Infrastructure
  • Working with Specialists to Accommodate Voice and Video on Campus Switches

Integrating Wireless LANs into a Campus Network

  • Comparing WLANs with Campus Networks
  • Assessing the Impact of WLANs on Campus Networks
  • Preparing the Campus Infrastructure for WLANs
  • Integrate Wireless in the Campus

Planning Routing Services to Requirements

  • Assessing Complex Enterprise Network Requirements
  • Creating an Implementation Plan and Documenting the Implementation

Implementing an EIGRP based Solution

  • Planning Routing Implementations with EIGRP
  • Implementing and Verifying Basic EIGRP for the Enterprise LAN Architecture
  • Configuring and Verifying EIGRP for the Enterprise WAN Architecture
  • Implementing and Verifying EIGRP Authentication
  • Advanced EIGRP Features in an Enterprise Network

Implementing a Scalable Multiarea Network OSPF Based Solution

  • Planning Routing Implementations with OSPF as the Scalable Routing Protocol
  • How OSPF Packet Processes Work
  • Improving Routing Performance in a Complex Enterprise Network
  • Configuring and Verifying OSPF Routing
  • Configuring and Verifying OSPF Route Summarization
  • Configuring and Verifying OSPF Special Area Types
  • Configuring and Verifying OSPF Authentication

Implement an IPv4-based Redistribution Solution

  • Assessing Network Routing Performance and Security Issues
  • Operating a Network Using Multiple IP Routing Protocols
  • Configuring and Verifying Route Redistribution

Implementing Path Control

  • Assessing Path Control Network Performance Issues

Connection of an Enterprise Network to an ISP Network

  • Planning the Enterprise-to-ISP Connection
  • Considering the Advantages of Using BGP
  • Comparing the Functions and Uses of EBGP and IBGP
  • Configuring and Verifying Basic BGP Operations
  • Using the BGP Attributes and Path Selection Process

Planning Maintenance for Complex Networks

  • Applying Maintenance Methodologies
  • Common Maintenance Processes and Procedures
  • Network Maintenance Tools, Applications, and Resources

Selecting Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tools and Applications

  • Applying Troubleshooting Methodologies
  • Planning and Implementing Troubleshooting Procedures
  • Integrating Troubleshooting into the Network Maintenance Process

Planning Troubleshooting Processes for Complex Enterprise Networks

  • Assembling a Basic Diagnostic Toolkit Using Cisco IOS Software
  • Using Specialized Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tools

Maintaining and Troubleshooting Campus Switching-Based Problems

  • Troubleshooting VLANs
  • Troubleshooting Spanning Tree
  • Troubleshooting Switched Virtual Interfaces and Inter-VLAN Routing
  • Troubleshooting FHRPs
  • Troubleshooting Performance Problems on Switches

Maintaining and Troubleshooting Routing Based Solutions

  • Troubleshooting Network Layer Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting EIGRP
  • Troubleshooting OSPF
  • Troubleshooting Route Redistribution
  • Troubleshooting BGP
  • Troubleshooting Performance Problems on Routers

Maintaining and Troubleshooting Network Security Solutions

  • Troubleshooting Security Features
  • Security Features Review

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