New CCNA 200-301 Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions

Objectives

  • Identify the components of a computer network and describe their basic characteristics

  • Understand the model of host-to-host communication

  • Describe the features and functions of the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (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 addressing

  • Describe IPv6 main features and addresses, and configure and verify basic IPv6 connectivity

  • Describe the operation, benefits, and limitations of static routing

  • Describe, implement, and verify Virtual Local Area Networks (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 Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)

  • Explain how Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (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 Access Control Lists (ACLs) and their applications in the network

  • Configure Internet access using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) clients and explain and configure Network Address Translation (NAT) on Cisco routers

  • Describe basic Quality of Service (QoS) concepts

  • Describe the concepts of wireless networks, which types of wireless networks can be built, and how to use Wireless LAN Controllers (WLCs)

  • Describe network and device architectures and introduce virtualization

  • Introduce the concept of network programmability and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and describe smart network management solutions such as Cisco DNA Center™, Software-Defined Access (SD-Access), and Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)

  • Configure basic IOS system monitoring tools

  • Describe the management of Cisco devices

  • Describe the current security threat landscape

  • Describe threat defense technologies

  • Implement a basic security configuration of the device management plane

  • Implement basic steps to harden network devices

 

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have:

  • Basic computer literacy

  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills

  • Basic Internet usage skills

  • Basic IP address knowledge

 

There are no formal prerequisites for CCNA certification, but you should make sure to have a good understanding of the exam topics.

 

Outline

This class includes lecture sections and some self-study sections. In instructor-led classes, lectures are delivered in real-time, either in person or via video conferencing. In e-learning classes, the lectures are on recorded videos.

 

Section Title:

  • Implementing VLANs and Trunks

  • Routing Between VLANs

  • Introducing OSPF

  • Building Redundant Switched Topologies

  • Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel

  • Exploring Layer 3 Redundancy

  • Introducing WAN Technologies

  • Explaining Basics of ACL

  • Enabling Internet Connectivity

  • Introducing QoS

  • Explaining Wireless Fundamentals

  • Introducing Architectures and Virtualization

  • Explaining the Evolution of Intelligent Networks

  • Introducing System Monitoring

  • Managing Cisco Devices

  • Examining the Security Threat Landscape

  • Implementing Threat Defense Technologies

  • Securing Administrative Access

  • Implementing Device Hardening

  • Exploring Layer 3 Redundancy

  • Introducing WAN Technologies

  • Explaining Basics of ACL

  • Enabling Internet Connectivity

  • Introducing QoS    Self-study

  • Explaining Wireless Fundamentals

  • Introducing Architectures and Virtualization

  • Explaining the Evolution of Intelligent Networks

  • Introducing System Monitoring

  • Managing Cisco Devices

  • Examining the Security Threat Landscape

  • Implementing Threat Defense Technologies

  • Securing Administrative Access

  • Implementing Device Hardening

 

Lab outline

  • Get Started with Cisco Command-Line Interface (CLI)

  • Observe How a Switch Operates

  • Perform Basic Switch Configuration

  • Implement the Initial Switch Configuration

  • Inspect TCP/IP Applications

  • Configure an Interface on a Cisco Router

  • Configure and Verify Layer 2 Discovery Protocols

  • Implement an Initial Router Configuration

  • Configure Default Gateway

  • Explore Packet Forwarding

  • Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues

  • Troubleshoot Port Duplex Issues

  • Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity

  • Configure and Verify IPv4 Static Routes

  • Configure IPv6 Static Routes

  • Implement IPv4 Static Routing

  • Implement IPv6 Static Routing

  • Configure VLAN and Trunk

  • Troubleshoot VLANs and Trunk

  • Configure a Router on a Stick

  • Implement Multiple VLANs and Basic Routing Between the VLANs

  • Configure and Verify Single-Area OSPF

  • Configure and Verify EtherChannel

  • Improve Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel

  • Configure and Verify IPv4 ACLs

  • Implement Numbered and Named IPv4 ACLs

  • Configure a Provider-Assigned IPv4 Address

  • Configure Static NAT

  • Configure Dynamic NAT and Port Address Translation (PAT)

  • Implement PAT

  • Log into the WLC

  • Monitor the WLC

  • Configure a Dynamic (VLAN) Interface

  • Configure a DHCP Scope

  • Configure a WLAN

  • Define a Remote Access Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) Server

  • Explore Management Options

  • Explore the Cisco DNA™ Center

  • Configure and Verify NTP

  • Configure System Message Logging

  • Create the Cisco IOS Image Backup

  • Upgrade Cisco IOS Image

  • Configure WLAN Using Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) Pre-Shared Key (PSK) Using the GUI

  • Secure Console and Remote Access

  • Enable and Limit Remote Access Connectivity

  • Secure Device Administrative Access

  • Configure and Verify Port Security

  • Implement Device Hardening

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