Monday, 13 April 2015

CCNA Routing and Switching

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.

Exams & Recommended Training


Required Exam(s)     Recommended Training
200-120 CCNA         Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX)

OR

100-101 ICND1     Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
200-101 ICND2     Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2)


 Training


The best way to prepare for this certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:
Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 focuses on providing the skills and knowledge necessary to implement and support a small switched and routed network.

Prerequisites


Basic computer literacy Basic PC Operating System navigation skills Basic Internet usage skills Basic IP addressing knowledge

Course Content


ICND1 v2.0 includes major updates and aligns to an updated blueprint. Several topics have been moved from ICND2 into ICND1, while some topics, such as RIP and wireless, have been removed from this course. Course content has been adapted to Cisco IOS Software Release 15 and technically updated. All configuration commands are introduced through examples and supported with lab exercises. All labs are developed with new pod topology and newer networking gear.

Course Objectives


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives :

  • Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs
  • Establish Internet connectivity
  • Manage network device security
  • Expand small to medium sized networks with WAN connectivity
  • Describe IPv6 basics

Course Outline

  • Mod 1 Building Simple Network
  • Mod 2 Establishing Internet Connectivity
  • Mod 3 Managing Network Device Security
  • Mod 4 Building a Medium-sized Network
  • Mod 5 Introducing IPv6 ICND1 Super Lab

Who Should Attend

Channel Partner / Reseller
Customer
Employee

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2)


This five-day course focuses on using Cisco Catalyst switches and Cisco routers that are connected in LANs and WANs typically found at medium-sized network sites.

Prerequisites


The recommended knowledge and skills that a learner should have to attend this course:

  • Understand network fundamentals
  • Implement local area networks
  • Implement Internet connectivity
  • Manage network device security
  • Implement WAN connectivity
  • Implement basic IPv6 connectivity

Course Content


The Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2 (ICND2) v2.0 course provides entry-level network administrators, network support, and help desk technicians with the knowledge and skills needed to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise network.ICND2 v2.0 is augmented by a virtual classroom presentation, which has additional slides and interactions for instructor use. In addition to the classic hardware-based lab, Cisco will offer a new set of Cisco Learning Lab Classroom Labs. ICND2 v2.0 focuses on understanding redundant topologies, troubleshooting common network issues, configuring EIGRP and multi-area OSPF in both IPv4 and IPv6, understanding Wide Area Network technologies, and becoming familiar with device management and Cisco licensing. The learner will encounter more troubleshooting and more lab time than with the previous version of ICND.

Course Objectives


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Operate a medium-sized LAN with multiple switches, supporting VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree
  • Troubleshoot IP connectivity
  • Configure and troubleshoot EIGRP in IPv4 environment, and configure EIGRP for IPv6 Configure and troubleshoot OSPF in IPv4 environment, and configure OSPF for IPv6 Define characteristics, functions and components of a WAN
  • Describe SNMP, Syslog and Netflow, and manage Cisco device configurations, IOS images and licenses

Course Outline

  • Mod 0 Intro
  • Mod 1 Review
  • Mod 2 Implementing Scalable Medium-sized Networks
  • Mod 3 Troubleshooting BAsic Connectivity
  • Mod 4 Implementing an EIGRP-based Solution
  • Mod 5 Implementing a Scalable Multiarea Network OSPF-Based solution
  • Mod 6 Wide Area Networks
  • Mod 7 Network Device Management
  • Mod 8 ICND2 Superlab

Who Should Attend

  • Channel Partner / Reseller
  • Customer
  • Employee

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX)


This five-day training, consists of ICND1 and ICND2 content in it's entirety, but merged into a single course.

Prerequisites


Basic computer literacy Basic PC operating system navigation skills Basic Internet usage skills Basic IP address knowledge.

Course Content


The CCNA curriculum includes a third course, Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX), a derivative works course consisting of ICND1 and ICND2 content in its entirety, but with the content merged into a single course. Overlapping content between ICND1 and ICND2 is eliminated and content is rearranged for the purpose of the course flow. This course teaches learners how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network, including configuring a LAN switch, configuring an IP router, identifying basic security threats, understanding redundant topologies, troubleshooting common network issues, connecting to a WAN, configuring EIGRP and OSPF in both IPv4 and IPv6, understanding wide-area network technologies, and getting familiar with device management and Cisco licensing. CCNAX v2.0 is augmented by a virtual classroom presentation, which has additional slides and interactions for instructor use. In addition to the classic hardware-based lab, Cisco will offer a new set of Cisco Learning Lab Classroom Labs. Learner will encounter more troubleshooting, and more lab time than with the previous version of CCNAX.

Course Objectives


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs
  • Establish Internet connectivity
  • Manage network device security
  • Describe IPv6 basics
  • Troubleshoot VLAN issues, explain how STP works, configure EtherChannel, and understand the idea behind Layer 3 redundancy
  • Troubleshoot IP connectivity
  • Define the characteristics, functions, and components of a WAN Configure and troubleshoot EIGRP in an IPv4 environment, and configure EIGRP for IPv6
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot multi-area OSPF
  • Describe SNMP, syslog and NetFlow, and manage Cisco device configurations, IOS images, and licenses

Course Outline

  • Building a Simple Network
  • Establishing Internet Connectivity
  • Managing Network Device Security
  • Introducing IPv6 Building a Medium-Sized Network
  • Troubleshooting Basic Connectivity Wide Area Networks
  • Implementing an EIGRP-Based Solution
  • Implementing a Scalable OSPF-Based Solution Network Device Management

Who Should Attend

  •     Channel Partner / Reseller
  •     Customer
  •     Employee

Take Exam

To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):
Option 1: CCNA Composite

200-120 CCNA

CCNA Composite Exam: The 200-120 CCNA is the composite exam associated with the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX) course. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills required to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network. The topics include all the areas covered under ICND 1 and ICND2 Exams.

Option 2: ICND1 and ICND2


100-101 ICND1
The 100-101 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) is the exam associated with the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician certification and a tangible first step in achieving the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) course. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills required to successfully install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office network. The exam includes topics on the Operation of IP Data Networks; LAN Switching Technologies; IP Addressing (IPv4 & IPv6); IP Routing Technologies; IP Services (DHCP, NAT, ACLs); Network Device Security; Basic Troubleshooting.


AND

200-101 ICND2

The 200-101 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) is the exam associated with the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) course. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills required to successfully install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network. The exam covers topics LAN Switching Technologies; IP Routing Technologies; IP Services (FHRP, Syslog, SNMP v2 and v3); Troubleshooting; WAN Technologies.

Recertification


CCNA Routing and Switching certifications are valid for three years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:

  • Pass any current Associate-level exam except for ICND1 exam, or
  • Pass any current 642-XXX Professional-level or any 300-XXX Professional-level exam, or
  • Pass any current 642-XXX Cisco Specialist exam (excluding Sales Specialist exams or MeetingPlace Specialist exams, Implementing Cisco TelePresence Installations (ITI) exams, Cisco Leading Virtual Classroom Instruction exams, or any 650 online exams), or
  • Pass any current CCIE Written Exam, or
  • Pass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam, or
  • Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications

When using a higher level of certification to extend other certifications, the expiration date of other certifications will extend to the expiration date of the higher certification (i.e.: If you have one year left on your CCNA Routing and Switching certification and you earn a CCIE certification (which has a two-year certification life) then both your CCIE certification and your CCNA Routing and Switching certification will expire two years from the date you achieved the CCIE certification).

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: only a member of this blog may post a comment.