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CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)

CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) technical certifications offered by Cisco. A CCNA routing and switching certification covers the fundamentals of enterprise networking, including LAN switching, IP addressing, routing, subnetting and more.

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A CCNA certification certifies a technician’s to install, set up, configure, troubleshoot and operate a medium-sized routed and switched computer network. This certification includes implementing and verifying connections to a wide area network (WAN).  Upon the completion of CCNA certification, candidate can apply for the post of network engineers or a system administrators.

CCNA Syllabus 

Total Hours – 60 to 70 hours

1. Understanding Networks

  1. Introduction to Networks
  2. Networking Types
  3. OSI Reference Model
  4. TCP/IP Model
  5. Ethernet Technologies and Cabling
  6. Cisco 3 Layer Model

2. IP Addressing and Subnets

  1. IP Addresses – Composition, Types and Classes
  2. Private and Public IP addresses
  3. Subnetting
  4. Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM)
  5. Troubleshooting IP Addressing

3. Introduction to Cisco Routers, Switches and IOS

  1. Introduction to Cisco Routers, Switches, IOS & the Boot Process
  2. Using the Command-Line Interface (CLI)
  3. Basic Configuration of Router and Switches
  4. Configuring Router Interfaces
  5. Gathering Information and Verifying Configuration
  6. Configuring DNS & DHCP
  7. Saving, Erasing, Restoring and Backing up Configuration & IOS File
  8. Password Recovery on a Cisco Router
  9. Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)

4. Introduction to IP Routing

  1. Understanding IP Routing
  2. Static, Default and Dynamic Routing
  3. Administrative Distance and Routing Metrics
  4. Classes of Routing Protocols
  5. Routing Loops
  6. Route Redistribution

5. Routing Protocols

  1. RIPv1 & RIPv2
  2. Configuring RIPv1 & RIPv2
  3. Verifying and Troubleshooting RIP
  4. Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  5. Configuring EIGRP
  6. Verifying and Troubleshooting EIGRP
  7. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  8. Configuring OSPF
  9. Verifying and Troubleshooting OSPF

6. Switching and Spanning Tree Protocol

  1. Understanding Switching and Switches
  2. Initial Configuration of a Catalyst Switch
  3. Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  4. Cisco’s additions to STP (Portfast, BPDUGuard, BPDUFilter, UplinkFast, BackboneFast)
  5. Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
  6. Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus (PVST+) and Per-VLAN RSTP (Rapid-PVST)
  7. EtherChannel

7. VLANs and VTP

  1. MAC Address Table
  2. Virtual LANs (VLANs)
  3. Types of Switch Ports
  4. VLAN Trunking
  5. VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
  6. Inter-VLAN Routing
  7. VLAN Configuration
  8. Inter-VLAN Routing Configuration
  9. VTP Troubleshooting
  10. Voice VLAN Configuration

8. Network Security

  1. Network Security
  2. Cisco Firewalls
  3. Layer 2 Security
  4. AAA Security Services
  5. Secure Device Management
  6. Secure Communications

9. Access Lists

  1. Introduction to Access Lists
  2. Standard Access Lists
  3. Extended Access Lists
  4. Access Lists -Remote Access, Switch Port,

10. Network Address Translation (NAT)

  1. Introduction to NAT
  2. Static NAT Configuration & Verification
  3. Dynamic NAT Configuration
  4. NAT Overloading aka Port Address Translation (PAT)
  5. NAT Troubleshooting
  6. NAT Configuration with Cisco Configuration Professional

11. Wide Area Networks

  1. Introduction to Wide-Area Networks
  2. Point-to-Point WANs: Layer 1
  3. Point-to-Point WANs: Layer 2
  4. PPP Concepts
  5. PPP Configuration
  6. Troubleshooting Serial Links
  7. Frame Relay
  8. LMI and Encapsulation Types
  9. Frame Relay Congestion Control
  10. Frame Relay Encapsulation
  11. 11 Frame Relay Addressing
  12. 12 Frame-Relay Topology Approaches
  13. 13 Frame Relay Configuration
  14. 14 Other WAN Technologies

12. Virtual Private Networks

  1. VPN Concepts
  2. Types of VPN
  3. Encryption
  4. IPsec VPNs
  5. SSL VPNs & Tunneling Protocols
  6. GRE Tunnels

13. IPv6

  1. IPv6
  2. IPv6 Introduction
  3. IPv6 Address Configuration
  4. OSPF Version 3
  5. EIGRP for IPv6

14. IP Services

  1. 14-1 High Availability – VRRP, HSRP, GLBP
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