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Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX)

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About this Course

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated v3.0 (CCNAX) will teach you how to install, operate, configure and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network, including configuring a LAN switch, configuring an IP router, connecting to a WAN, and identifying basic security threats. You will also learn how to perform basic troubleshooting steps in enterprise branch office networks, preparing you for Cisco CCNA certification.

Key additions to this latest revision include an understanding of Quality of Service (QoS) elements and their applicability, how virtualized and cloud services will interact and impact enterprise networks, and an overview of network programmability with the related controller types and tools that are available to support software defined network architectures.

New Exam: 200-125

Old exam (v2.0) EOL: 200-120 – Aug 20,2016

**The CCNA Routing and Switching certification is valid for three years, at such time you will need to recertify. For detailed information, view the recertification policy for the CCNA Routing and Switching certification program.

Who should attend

  • Network Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • Network Managers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Network Designers
  • Project Managers

Class Prerequisites

This class is based on the traditional ICND1 and ICND2 classes and has been redeveloped to focus on achieving your CCNA efficiently with the view to fully prepare you for the exam whilst minimizing your time out of the office.

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic IP address knowledge
  • Good understanding of network fundamentals

What You Will Learn

After completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs
  • Establish Internet connectivity
  • Manage and secure network devices
  • Operate a medium-sized LAN with multiple switches, supporting VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree
  • Troubleshoot IP connectivity
  • Describe how to configure and troubleshoot EIGRP in an IPv4 environment, and configure EIGRP for IPv6
  • Configure and troubleshoot OSPF in an IPv4 environment and configure OSPF for IPv6
  • Define characteristics, functions, and components of a WAN
  • Describe how device management can be implemented using the traditional and intelligent ways.
  • Understand QoS, virtualization and cloud services, and network programmability related to WAN, access and core segments.

Follow On Courses

Outline: Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX)

Module 1: Building a Simple Network

  • Identify the components of a computer network
  • Describe network characteristics
  • Host-to-host communications
  • OSI reference model
  • TCP/IP protocol suite
  • Peer-to-Peer Communications
  • Encapsulation and De-Encapsulation
  • Local area networks (LAN) components
  • Cisco IOS software features, functions and modes
  • Switch installation and configuration
  • Ethernet LAN connection and frame structure
  • Troubleshoot common switch network issues

Module 2: Establishing Internet Connectivity

  • Describe IPv4 and its addressing scheme
  • Describe subnets, subnetting, and the role of subnet masks
  • Describe the role of VLSM
  • Describe the TCP/IP transport layer functions
  • TCP vs. UDP analogy and characteristics
  • Functions and roles of a router
  • Cisco router configuration
  • Host-to-host communications across switches and routers
  • Static routing operations, benefits and configurations
  • ACL operation and configurations
  • Configure internet access using DHCP clients on Cisco routers
  • Configure and verify NAT
  • Configure and verify PAT

Module 3: Implementing Scalable Medium-Sized Networks

  • Enterprise network design
  • VLAN introduction and creation
  • Configure an 802.1Q Trunk
  • VLAN Trunking protocol
  • VLAN design
  • Redundancy in LAN
  • Spanning-Tree operation and protocols
  • EtherChannel protocols
  • Options and purpose for inter-VLAN routing
  • DHCP server operation and configuration
  • Layer 3 redundancy
    • FHRP
    • HSRP
  • RIPv2 operation and configuration

Module 4: Introducing IPv6

  • IPv6 features and addresses
  • Describe ICMPv6
  • Routing types for IPv6
  • Configure and implement static routes

Module 5: Troubleshooting Basic Connectivity

  • Troubleshoot IPv4 network connectivity
  • Use SPAN for troubleshooting
  • Troubleshoot IPv6 network connectivity

Module 6: Implementing Network Device Security

  • Implement a basic security configuration
  • Device hardening
  • Port security
  • Access layer threat mitigation techniques

Module 7: Implementing an EIGRP-Based Solution

  • EIGRP features, path selection, and composite metric
  • Implement EIGRP for IPv6
  • Troubleshoot EIGRP issues

Module 8: Implementing a Scalable OSPF-Based Solution

  • OSPF overview and features
  • OSPF area structure
  • Single-area and multiarea OSPF
  • OSPFv3 for IPv6
  • Troubleshoot multiarea OSPF

Module9: Implementing Wide-Area Networks

  • WAN topology and connectivity options
  • Managed VPS
  • WAN devices
  • Point-to-Point protocols
  • GRE tunnels

Module 10: Network Device Management

  • Configure Syslog
  • Configure SNMP
  • Switch stacking
  • Cloud computing and its effect on enterprise network
  • Cisco APIC-EM
  • Intelligent WAN (IWAN)
  • QoS concepts
  • Managing Cisco devices
  • Locating and loading Cisco IOS image files
  • Managing device configuration files
  • licensing

Labs:

  • Establish internet connectivity
  • Troubleshoot internet connectivity
  • Implement RIPv2
  • Configure IPv6static routes
  • Troubleshoot IPv4 network connectivity
  • Troubleshoot IPv6 network connectivity
  • Secure administrative access
  • Implement device hardening
  • Troubleshoot EIGRP
  • Troubleshoot a medium-sized network
  • Troubleshoot a scalable medium-sized network
  • Troubleshoot multiarea OSPF
  • Configure single-homed EBGP
  • Troubleshoot a scalable multiarea network
  • Implement and troubleshoot a scalable multiarea network
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 3,895
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 39 CLC
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Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 3,895
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 39 CLC
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