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Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices pt1

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Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices pt1

5 days

 

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Course Overview:
This course focuses on providing the skills and knowledge required 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. At the end of this course students should be able to complete the configuration, implementation and troubleshooting of a small branch network under supervision. Students will have a total of 60 hours lab access to use over a period of 180 days this includes access during the actual class.

Target Audience:
This course is intended for network engineers and administrators who will install, operate and troubleshoot a small branch office Enterprise network. This is an entry level course and is ideal for those individuals new to networking and looking to start their Cisco Career Certification accreditation.

Objectives:
This course is designed to teach you how to:

  • Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs
  • Establish Internet connectivity
  • Expand small- to medium-sized networks with routing enabled
  • Configure, manage and monitor Cisco devices
  • Describe IPv6 basics

Prerequisites:
Attendees should have the following knowledge:

  • Basic Windows navigation and keyboard literacy skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic IP addressing knowledge

Course Content:

Building a Simple Network

  • Exploring the functions of Networking
  • Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model
  • Introducing LANs
  • Operating Cisco IOS Software
  • Starting a Switch
  • Understanding Ethernet and Switch Operation
  • Troubleshooting Common Switch Media Issues

Establishing Internet Connectivity

  • Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer
  • Understanding IP Addressing and Subnets
  • Understanding the TCP/IP Transport Layer
  • Exploring the Functions of Routing
  • Configuring a Cisco Router
  • Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
  • Enabling Static Routing
  • Learning the basics of ACL
  • Enabling Internet Connectivity

Building Medium-Sized Network

  • Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Routing Between VLANs
  • Using a Cisco Network Device as a DHCP Server
  • Implementing RIPv2
  • Introducing WAN Technologies
  • Introducing Dynamic Routing Protocols
  • Implementing OSPF

Network Device Management and Security

  • Securing Administrative Access
  • Implementing Device Hardening
  • Configuring System Message Logging
  • Managing Cisco Devices
  • Licensing

Introducing IPv6

  • Introducing Basic IPv6
  • Understanding IPv6 Operation
  • Configuring IPv6 Static Routes

Labs:

  • Discovery 1 : Get Started with Cisco CLI
  • Discovery 2: Perform Basic Switch Configuration
  • Challenge 1: Implementing the Initial Switch Configuration
  • Discovery 3: Observe How a Switch Operates
  • Discovery 4: Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues
  • Discovery 5: Inspect TCP/IP Applications
  • Discovery 6: Start with Cisco Router Configuration
  • Discovery 7: Configure Cisco Discovery Protocol
  • Challence 2: Implementing the Initial Router Configuration
  • Discovery 8: Configure Default Gateway Discovery 9: Exploration of Packet Forwarding
  • Discovery 10: Configure and Verify Static Routes
  • Challenge 3: Implementing Static Routing
  • Discovery 11: Configure and Verify ACLs
  • Challenge 4: Implementing Basic Numbered and Named ACLs
  • Discovery 12: Configure a Provider-Assigned IP Address
  • Discovery 13: Configure Static NAT
  • Discovery 14: Configure Dynamic NAT and PAT
  • Discovery 15: Troubleshoot
  • Challenge 5: Implementing PAT
  • Challenge 6: Summary Challenge Lab: 1
  • Challenge 7: Summary Challenge Lab: 2
  • Discovery 16: Configure VLAN and Trunk Challenge 8: Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunk
  • Discovery 17: Configure a Router on a Stick
  • Challenge 9: Implement Multiple VLANs and Basic Routing Between the VLANs
  • Discovery 18: Configure a Cisco Router as a DHCP Server
  • Discovery 19: Troubleshoot DHCP Issues
  • Challenge 10: Implementing a DHCP Server in on a Cisco IOS Device
  • Discovery 20: Configure and Verify RIPv2
  • Discovery 21: Troubleshoot RIPv2
  • Challenge 11: Implementing RIPv2 Discovery
  • Challenge 22: Enhance Security of Initial Configuration
  • Discovery 23: Limit Remote Access Connectivity
  • Challenge 12: Securing Device Administrative Access
  • Discovery 24: Configure and Verify Port Security
  • Discovery 25: Configure and Verify NTP
  • Challenge 13: Implementing Device Hardening
  • Discovery 26: Configure Syslog
  • Challenge 14: Configuring System Message Logging
  • Challenge 15: Summary Challenge Lab: 3
  • Challenge 16: Summary Challenge Lab: 4
  • Discovery 27: Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity
  • Discovery 28: Configure IPv6 Static Routes
  • Challence 17: Implement IPv6 Static Routing

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