Course details

In the Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (SWITCH) course, you will learn to plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions for campus environments using the Cisco Enterprise Campus Architecture.This course is a component of the Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching curriculum, a professional-level certification, and it is designed to give you a firm understanding of how to manage switches in an enterprise campus environment. Hands-on labs reinforce what you learn.

Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • Network professionals, including network engineers, network operations center (NOC) technical support personnel, or help desk technicians, who will need to correctly implement switch-based solutions given a network design using Cisco IOS services and features
  • Any individual involved in network operations and support


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 high-availability technologies and techniques using multilayer switches in a campus environment
  • Implement security features in a switched network
  • Integrate WLANs into a campus network
  • Accommodate voice and video in campus networks

Course Outline

Analyzing Campus Network Designs

  • Enterprise Campus Architecture
  • Cisco Lifecycle Services and Network Implementation

Implementing VLANs in Campus Networks

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

Implementing Spanning Tree

  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) Enhancements
  • STP Stability Mechanisms

Implementing Inter-VLAN Routing

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

Implementing a Highly Available Network

  • High Availability
  • Implementing High Availability
  • Implement network monitoring

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

  • 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

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