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CCNA - Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions v1.0 teaches professionals how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network. YouÆll learn how to configure network components, such as a switch, router, and Wireless LAN Controller. YouÆll also gain skills needed to manage network devices, and identify basic security threats.á
Who should take this course?
This course is recommended for those pursuing their Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification, which is the starting point for all Cisco network infrastructure certifications. ItÆs ideal for entry-level networking engineers, administrators and technicians who support, operate and install Cisco networks.á
The new CCNA course and certification now prepares associate-level IT professionals with skills in network security, automation and programmability. You can build a foundation for a broad spectrum of IT careers with the new CCNA.
Key Course Details
- This is an intensive, extended-hours boot camp. Participants should expect to be in class for 12 hours on each of the five days.
- Lab time:
- 120 hours total over 90 days.
- Labs are one-to-one and on virtual machines.
- Be sure to log out of labs during class. Any remaining lab time can be used after class for additional practice and review.
- Identify the components of a computer network and describe their basic characteristics
- Describe the features and functions of the Cisco IOS Software
- Describe LANs and the role of switches within LANs
- Describe Ethernet as the network access layer of TCP/IP and describe the operation of switches
- Install a switch and perform the initial configuration
- Describe the TCP/IP internet Layer, IPv4, its addressing scheme, and subnetting
- Describe the TCP/IP Transport layer and Application layer
- Explore functions of routing
- Implement basic configuration on a Cisco router
- Explain host-to-host communications across switches and routers
- Identify and resolve common switched network issues and common problems associated with IPv4
- Describe IPv6 main features, addresses and configure and verify basic IPv6 connectivity
- Describe, implement and verify VLANs and trunks
- Describe the application and configuration of inter-VLAN routing
- Explain the basics of dynamic routing protocols and describe components and terms of OSPF
- Explain how STP and RSTP work
- Configure link aggregation using EtherChannel
- Describe the purpose of Layer 3 redundancy protocols
- Describe basic WAN and VPN concepts
- Describe the operation of ACLs and their applications in the network
- Configure internet access using DHCP clients and explain and configure NAT on Cisco routers
- Describe the basic QoS concepts
- Describe the concepts of wireless networks, which types of wireless networks can be built and how to
- Describe network and device architectures and introduce virtualization
- Introduce the concept of network programmability and SDN and describe the smart network management solutions like Cisco DNA Center, SD-Access and SD-WAN
- Describe the management of Cisco devices
- Describe the current security threat landscape
- Describe threat defense technologies
- Implement basic steps to harden network devices
- Section 1: Exploring the Functions of Networking
- Section 2: Introducing the Host-To-Host Communications Model
- Section 3: Operating Cisco IOS Software
- Section 4: Introducing LANs
- Section 5: Exploring the TCP/IP Link Layer
- Section 6: Starting a Switch
- Section 7: Introducing the TCP/IP Internet Layer, IPv4 Addressing, and Subnets
- Section 8: Explaining the TCP/IP Transport Layer and Application Layer
- Section 9: Exploring the Functions of Routing
- Section 10: Configuring a Cisco Router
- Section 11: Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
- Section 12: Troubleshooting a Simple Network
- Section 13: Introducing Basic IPv6
- Section 14: Configuring Static Routing
- Section 15: Implementing VLANs and Trunks
- Section 16: Routing Between VLANs
- Section 17: Introducing OSPF
- Section 18: Building Redundant Switched Topologies
- Section 19: Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
- Section 20: Exploring Layer 3 Redundancy
- Section 21: Introducing WAN Technologies
- Section 22: Explaining Basics of ACL
- Section 23: Enabling Internet Connectivity
- Section 24: Introducing QoS
- Section 25: Explaining Wireless Fundamentals
- Section 26: Introducing Architectures and Virtualization
- Section 27: Explaining the Evolution of Intelligent Networks
- Section 28: Introducing System Monitoring
- Section 29: Managing Cisco Devices
- Section 30: Examining the Security Threat Landscape
- Section 31: Implementing Threat Defense Technologies
- Section 32: Securing Administrative Access
- Section 33: Implementing Device Hardening
Target candidates for this course include individuals seeking the CCNA û Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. The course is also appropriate for support technicians who are involved in the basic installation, operation, and verification of Cisco
networks. Key job roles include entry-level network engineer, network administrator, network support technician, and help desk technician.
You should consider this course if you wish to perform the following job tasks:
- Configure: Implement the identified solution by applying the planned implementation processes
using Cisco IOS commands and applications in the correct order to the selected devices and
portions of the network.
- Verify: Use the appropriate show commands and applications to ensure that the solution was
correctly implemented and is performing as desired.