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Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Routing and Switching is a certification program for entry-level network engineers that helps maximize your investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of your employer’s network. CCNA Routing and Switching is for Network Specialists, Network Administrators, and Network Support Engineers with 1-3 years of experience.

The CCNA Routing and Switching validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.

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About this Course

About this Course

Students will acquire skills to successfully pass the CCENT and CCNA exams 100-105 and 200-105. CSI will train students using the Cisco approved Official Cert Guide for CCENT/CCNA 100-105 and CCNA 200-105.

Students will have lecture classes along with required lab study each week. This includes hands-on instruction from a certified CCNA instructor. Students will have a full understanding of Cisco networking functions.

Completion Requirements: 140 hours of training and passing the final exam with an 80% or better.


Course Syllabus

ICND1 CCENT 100-105

Your Study Plan for ICND1 CCENT

Part I Networking Fundamentals

Chapter 1 Introduction to TCP/IP Networking

Perspectives on Networking

TCP/IP Networking Model

OSI Networking Model

Comparing OSI and TCP/IP


Chapter 2 Fundamentals of Ethernet LANs

An Overview of LANs

Building Physical Ethernet Networks with UTP

Sending Data in Ethernet Networks


Chapter 3 Fundamentals of WANs

Leased-Line WANs

Ethernet as a WAN Technology

Accessing the Internet


Chapter 4 Fundamentals of IPv4 Addressing and Routing

Overview of Network Layer Functions

IPv4 Addressing

IPv4 Routing

IPv4 Routing Protocols

Other Network Layer Features


Chapter 5 Fundamentals of TCP/IP Transport and Applications

TCP/IP Layer 4 Protocols: TCP and UDP

TCP/IP Applications


Part II Implementing Basic Ethernet LANs

Chapter 6 Using the Command-Line Interface

Accessing the Cisco Catalyst Switch CLI

Configuring Cisco IOS Software


Chapter 7 Analyzing Ethernet LAN Switching

LAN Switching Concepts

Verifying and Analyzing Ethernet Switching


Chapter 8 Configuring Basic Switch Management

Securing the Switch CLI

Securing User Mode and Privileged Mode with Simple Passwords

Enabling IPv4 for Remote Access

Miscellaneous Settings Useful in Labs


Chapter 9 Configuring Switch Interfaces

Configuring Switch Interfaces

Port Security


Part III Ethernet LANs: Design, VLANs, and Troubleshooting

Chapter 10 Analyzing Ethernet LAN Designs

Analyzing Collision Domains and Broadcast Domains

Analyzing Campus LAN Topologies

Analyzing LAN Physical Standard Choices


Chapter 11 Implementing Ethernet Virtual LANs

Virtual LAN Concepts

VLAN and VLAN Trunking Configuration and Verification


Chapter 12 Troubleshooting Ethernet LANs

Perspectives on Applying Troubleshooting Methodologies

Analyzing Switch Interface Status and Statistics

Analyzing Port Security Operations on an Interface

Analyzing VLANs and VLAN Trunks


Part IV IP Version 4 Addressing and Subnetting

Chapter 13 Perspectives on IPv4 Subnetting

Introduction to Subnetting

Analyze Subnetting and Addressing Needs

Make Design Choices

Plan the Implementation


Chapter 14 Analyzing Classful IPv4 Networks

Classful Network Concepts

Practice with Classful Networks

Additional Practice for Analyzing Classful IPv4 Networks


Chapter 15 Analyzing Subnet Masks

Subnet Mask Conversion

Identifying Subnet Design Choices Using Masks

Additional Practice for Analyzing Subnet Masks


Chapter 16 Analyzing Existing Subnets

Defining a Subnet

Analyzing Existing Subnets: Binary

Analyzing Existing Subnets: Decimal

Practice Analyzing Existing Subnets

Additional Practice for This Chapter’s Processes


Part V Implementing IPv4

Chapter 17 Operating Cisco Routers

Installing Cisco Routers

Enabling IPv4 Support on Cisco Router Interfaces

Router Interfaces

Router Auxiliary Port


Chapter 18 Configuring IPv4 Addresses and Static Routes

IP Routing

Configuring IP Addresses and Connected Routes

Configuring Static Routes


Chapter 19 Learning IPv4 Routes with RIPv2

RIP and Routing Protocol Concepts

Core RIPv2 Configuration and Verification

Optional RIPv2 Configuration and Verification

Troubleshooting RIPv2


Chapter 20 DHCP and IP Networking on Hosts

Implementing and Troubleshooting DHCP

Verifying Host IPv4 Settings

IPv4 Address Types


Part VI IPv4 Design and Troubleshooting

Chapter 21 Subnet Design

Choosing the Mask(s) to Meet Requirements

Finding All Subnet IDs

Additional Practice for This Chapter’s Processes


Chapter 22 Variable-Length Subnet Masks

VLSM Concepts and Configuration

Finding VLSM Overlaps

Adding a New Subnet to an Existing VLSM Design

An Example of Adding a New VLSM Subnet

Additional Practice for This Chapter’s Processes


Chapter 23 IPv4 Troubleshooting Tools

Problem Isolation Using the ping Command

Problem Isolation Using the traceroute Command

Telnet and SSH


Chapter 24 Troubleshooting IPv4 Routing

Problems Between the Host and the Default Router

Problems with Routing Packets Between Routers


Part VII IPv4 Services: ACLs and NAT

Chapter 25 Basic IPv4 Access Control Lists

IPv4 Access Control List Basics

Standard Numbered IPv4 ACLs

Practice Applying Standard IP ACLs

Additional Practice for This Chapter’s Processes


Chapter 26 Advanced IPv4 Access Control Lists

Extended Numbered IP Access Control Lists

Named ACLs and ACL Editing

Troubleshooting with IPv4 ACLs


Chapter 27 Network Address Translation

Perspectives on IPv4 Address Scalability

Network Address Translation Concepts

NAT Configuration and Troubleshooting


Part VIII IP Version 6

Chapter 28 Fundamentals of IP Version 6

Introduction to IPv6

IPv6 Addressing Formats and Conventions


Chapter 29 IPv6 Addressing and Subnetting

Global Unicast Addressing Concepts

Unique Local Unicast Addresses


Chapter 30 Implementing IPv6 Addressing on Routers

Implementing Unicast IPv6 Addresses on Routers

Special Addresses Used by Routers


Chapter 31 Implementing IPv6 Addressing on Hosts

The Neighbor Discovery Protocol

Dynamic Configuration of Host IPv6 Settings

Troubleshooting IPv6 Addressing


Chapter 32 Implementing IPv6 Routing

Connected and Local IPv6 Routes

Static IPv6 Routes

Part IX Network Device Management


Chapter 33 Device Management Protocols

System Message Logging (Syslog)

Network Time Protocol (NTP)

Analyzing Topology Using CDP and LLDP


Chapter 34 Device Security Features

Securing IOS Passwords

Cisco Device Hardening


Chapter 35 Managing IOS Files

Managing Cisco IOS Images and Upgrades

Password Recovery

Managing Configuration Files


Chapter 36 IOS License Management

IOS Packaging

IOS Software Activation with Universal Images

Managing Software Activation with Cisco License Manager


Part X Final Review

Chapter 37 Final Review

Advice About the Exam Event

Exam Review  


ICND2 CCNA 200-105

Your Study Plan for ICND2 CCNA

Part I Ethernet LANs

Chapter 1 Implementing Ethernet Virtual LANs

Virtual LAN Concepts

VLAN and VLAN Trunking Configuration and Verification

Implementing Interfaces Connected to Phones


Chapter 2 Spanning Tree Protocol Concepts

Spanning Tree Protocol (IEEE 802.1D)

Rapid STP (IEEE 802.1w) Concepts

Optional STP Features


Chapter 3 Spanning Tree Protocol Implementation

Implementing STP

Implementing Optional STP Features

Implementing RSTP

Identifying the STP Mode on a Catalyst Switch


Chapter 4 LAN Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting STP

Troubleshooting Layer 2 EtherChannel

Analyzing the Switch Data Plane Forwarding

Troubleshooting VLANs and VLAN Trunks


Chapter 5 VLAN Trunking Protocol

VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) Concepts

VTP Configuration and Verification

Using VTP: Configuring Servers and Clients

VTP Troubleshooting


Chapter 6 Miscellaneous LAN Topics

Securing Access with IEEE 802.1x

AAA Authentication

DHCP Snooping

Switch Stacking and Chassis Aggregation


Part II IPv4 Routing Protocols

Chapter 7 Understanding OSPF Concepts

Comparing Dynamic Routing Protocol Features

OSPF Concepts and Operation

OSPF Area Design


Chapter 8 Implementing OSPF for IPv4

Implementing Single-Area OSPFv2

Implementing Multiarea OSPFv2

Additional OSPF Features

Chapter 9 Understanding EIGRP Concepts

EIGRP and Distance Vector Routing Protocols

EIGRP Concepts and Operation


Chapter 10 Implementing EIGRP for IPv4

Core EIGRP Configuration and Verification

Verifying EIGRP Core Features

EIGRP Metrics, Successors, and Feasible Successors

Other EIGRP Configuration Settings


Chapter 11 Troubleshooting IPv4 Routing Protocols

Perspectives on Troubleshooting Routing Protocol Problems

Interfaces Enabled with a Routing Protocol

Neighbor Relationships


Chapter 12 Implementing External BGP

BGP Concepts

eBGP Configuration and Verification


Part III Wide-Area Networks


Chapter 13 Implementing Point-to-Point WANs

Leased-Line WANs with HDLC

Leased-Line WANs with PPP

Troubleshooting Serial Links


Chapter 14 Private WANs with Ethernet and MPLS

Metro Ethernet

Metro Ethernet Physical Design and Topology

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)


Chapter 15 Private WANs with Internet VPN

Internet Access and Internet VPN Fundamentals

GRE Tunnels and DMVPN

GRE Tunnel Concepts

Routing over GRE Tunnels

GRE Tunnels over the Unsecured Network

PPP over Ethernet

PPPoE Concepts

PPPoE Configuration

PPPoE Verification

PPPoE Troubleshooting


Part IV IPv4 Services: ACLs and QoS

Chapter 16 Basic IPv4 Access Control Lists

IPv4 Access Control List Basics

Standard Numbered IPv4 ACLs

Practice Applying Standard IP ACLs


Chapter 17 Advanced IPv4 Access Control Lists

Extended Numbered IP Access Control Lists

Named ACLs and ACL Editing

Troubleshooting with IPv4 ACLs


Chapter 18 Quality of Service (QoS)

Introduction to QoS

Classification and Marking

Congestion Management (Queuing)

Shaping and Policing

Congestion Avoidance


Part V IPv4 Routing and Troubleshooting

Chapter 19 IPv4 Routing in the LAN

VLAN Routing with Router 802.1Q Trunks

Configuring ROAS

VLAN Routing with Layer 3 Switch SVIs

VLAN Routing with Layer 3 Switch Routed Ports


Chapter 20 Implementing HSRP for First-Hop Routing

FHRP and HSRP Concepts

Implementing HSRP

Troubleshooting HSRP

Chapter 21 Troubleshooting IPv4 Routing

Problems Between the Host and the Default Router

Problems with Routing Packets Between Routers


Part VI IPv6

Chapter 22 IPv6 Routing Operation and Troubleshooting

Normal IPv6 Operation

Troubleshooting IPv6


Chapter 23 Implementing OSPF for IPv6

OSPFv3 for IPv6 Concepts

OSPFv3 Configuration

OSPFv3 Verification and Troubleshooting


Chapter 24 Implementing EIGRP for IPv6

EIGRP for IPv6 Configuration

EIGRP for IPv6 Verification and Troubleshooting


Chapter 25 IPv6 Access Control Lists

IPv6 Access Control List Basics

Configuring Standard IPv6 ACLs

Configuring Extended IPv6 ACLs

Other IPv6 ACL Topics


Part VII Miscellaneous

Chapter 26 Network Management

Simple Network Management Protocol

IP Service Level Agreement


SPAN Concepts


Chapter 27 Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Concepts

WAN Traffic Paths to Reach Cloud Services

Virtual Network Functions and Services


Chapter 28 SDN and Network Programmability

SDN and Network Programmability Basics

Examples of Network Programmability and SDN

Cisco APIC-EM Path Trace ACL Analysis Application


Part VIII Final Prep

Chapter 29 Final Review

Advice About the Exam Event

Exam Review