Network Training - Course Details


Network Training Course Description:
Our comprehensive CCNA exam preparation course combines five days ofintensive hands-on classroom activity along with pre- and post-course activitiesto ensure your success on the CCNA certification exam. With our enhancedcontent, you will learn to install, configure, operate, and troubleshootmedium-sized routed and switched networks, and you'll learn the basics ofwireless networking and security. Our sophisticated CCNA lab environment guarantees that you and your labpartner will use a full set of equipment, including two 2611XM MultiserviceRouters running 12.4(5b) Advanced IP Services and a 2950 Catalyst Switch running12.1(22) IOS CRYPTO Services, for the entire week.
Network Training Course Duration:
Network Training Course Target Audience:
Individuals seeking CCNA certification will find this class is the quickest way to meet the requirements of the CCNA exam.
Network Training Course Prerequisite:
A general networking background and some experience with Cisco IOS is critical to your success.
Course Content:

  • 1) Building a Simple Network

    • The Functions of Networking
    • Securing the Network
    • Host-to-Host Communication Model
    • TCP/IP Internet Layer
    • TCP/IP Transport Layer
    • Packet Delivery Process (between Hosts)
    • Ethernet
    • Connecting to an Ethernet LAN

  • 2) Switching

    • Challenges of Shared LANs
    • Solving Network Challenges with Switched LAN Technology
    • Packet Delivery Process (through a Switch)
    • Operating Cisco IOS Software
    • Starting a Cisco Switch
    • Securing the Switch
    • Maximizing the Benefits of Switching
    • Troubleshooting Switch Issues

  • 3) Wireless Local Area Networks

    • Exploring Wireless Networking
    • WLAN Security
    • Implementing a WLAN

  • 4) LAN Connections

    • Functions of Routing
    • Binary Basics
    • Constructing a Network Addressing Scheme
    • Starting and Configuring a Router
    • Packet Delivery Process (through a Router)
    • Starting a Cisco Router
    • Configuring a Cisco Router
    • Router Security
    • Using Cisco Router and Security Device Manager
    • Using a Router as a DHCP Server
    • Accessing Remote Devices

  • 5) Wide Area Networks

    • WAN Technologies
    • Enabling the Internet Connection
    • VPN Solutions
    • Configuring Serial Encapsulation
    • Enabling Static Routing

  • 6) Network Environment Management

    • Accessing Remote Devices
    • Discovering Neighbors on the Network
    • Managing Router Startup and Configuration
    • Managing Cisco Devices

  • 7) Medium-Sized Routed Network Construction

    • Functions of Routing
    • Enabling RIP
    • Implementing VLSM

  • 8) Medium-Sized Switched Network Construction

    • Implementing VLANs and Trunks
    • Improving Performance with Spanning Tree
    • Routing Between VLANs
    • Securing the Expanded Network
    • Troubleshooting Switched Networks

  • 9) Single Area OSPF

    • Implementation
    • Troubleshooting

  • 10) EIGRP

  • 11) Access Control Lists

    • Operation
    • Configuring and Troubleshooting

  • 12) Address Space Management

    • Scaling the Network with NAT and PAT
    • Transitioning to IPv6

  • 13) LAN Extension into a WAN

    • Establishing a WAN Connection with Frame Relay
    • Troubleshooting Frame Relay WANs

  • Lab 1: Switch Startup and Initial Configuration

    Connect to your switch and complete the initial configuration.

  • Lab 2: Enhancing Security of the Switch Configuration

    Increase the security of the initial switch configuration.

  • Lab 3: Operating and Configuring a Cisco IOS Device

    Practice and demonstrate the use of the Command Line Interface (CLI) features.

  • Lab 4: Enhanced - Router Startup and Initial Configuration

    Connect to your routers and complete the initial configuration. Add commands toimprove the usability of the CLI.

  • Lab 5: Enhancing Router Security and Switch Configuration

    Increase the security of the initial router configuration. Add port security tothe switch configuration.

  • Lab 6: Enhanced - Configuring HDLC, PPP, and a Static Route

    Configure the serial interface on your router to use HDLC and PPP encapsulation.Configure a static route.

  • Lab 7: Managing Remote Access Sessions

    Use Telnet and SSH to create connections to your devices.

  • Lab 8: Using CDP

    Obtain information about your directly connected Cisco device using CDP. DisableCDP from running on interfaces connected to the core router.

  • Lab 9: Managing Router Startup Operations

    Make changes to control the router startup behavior, such as configuring bootcommands and changing configuration register settings.

  • Lab 10: Managing Cisco Devices

    Practice using the IOS copy and debug commands.

  • Lab 11: Enhanced - Enabling Frame Relay and RIPv2

    Configure your routers to connect to each other and to the core router via aserial interface using Frame Relay. Configure the RIPv2 protocol between therouters.

  • Lab 12: Enhanced - Configuring Expanded Switch Networks

    Expand the switch configuration to meet specific VLAN and network requirements.

  • Lab 13: Enhanced - Implementing OSPF

    Configure your routers to use the dynamic routing protocol OSPF.

  • Lab 14: Enhanced - Implementing EIGRP

    Configure your routers to migrate from OSPF to EIGRP.

  • Lab 15: Enhanced - Implementing ACLs

    Create IP standard, extended, and named ACLs and verify that they are working.

  • Lab 16: Enhanced - Configuring NAT and PAT

    Configure routers to use static and dynamic NAT and PAT.

  • Lab 17: Enhanced - Implementing IPv6

    Configure IPv6 addresses on your workgroup routers and deploy RIPng betweenthem.

  • Lab 18: Enhanced - Establishing a Frame Relay WAN

    Create a Frame Relay connection to other routers and use a serial interface oneach router

  • Optional Labs and Exercises

  • Lab 1: Initial PC Setup with DHCP and Host-Based Tools

    Use Windows applications and commands to investigate the IP configuration ofyour PC and the local network.

  • Lab 2: Observing the TCP Three-Way Handshake

    Use packet sniffer software to observe the TCP initial three-way handshake.

  • Lab 3: Testing Connectivity in an IP Network

    Use PC Tools, such as ping, traceroute, and ipconfig, to gather network-relatedinformation.

  • Lab 4: Enhanced - Initial Wiring

    Examine the connectivity of your pod equipment that will be used for the routerand switch lab practice exercises.

  • Exercise 1: Converting Decimal to Binary and Binary to Decimal

    Convert numbers from binary to decimal and decimal to binary.

  • Exercise 2: Classifying IP Addresses

    Classify IP addresses and convert IP addresses from decimal to binary formatand/or binary to decimal format.

  • Exercise 3: Computing Subnets and Hosts

    Calculate the number of bits required in the mask for a given number of subnets.Calculate the number of host addresses that are available on each subnet.

  • Exercise 4: Calculating Subnet Masks

    Determine the subnet mask, the binary and decimal format of the mask, the subnetaddress, the range of host addresses, and the directed broadcast address.

  • Lab 5: Using SDM to Configure DHCP Server Functions

    Use the Cisco SDM to configure DHCP server functionality.

  • Lab 6: Enhanced - Using SDM to Configure DHCP Client and PAT

    Use the Cisco SDM to configure DHCP client, DHCP server, and PAT functionality.

  • Lab 7: Enhanced - Troubleshooting Switch and Router Configurations

    Assume the management of an incorrectly configured network, discover and correcterrors, then verify that the new configuration is functioning as expected.

  • Lab 8: Enhanced - Implementing a Small Network

    Configure switches and routers with a basic configuration.

  • Lab 9: Enhanced - Troubleshooting Switched Networks

    Diagnose, isolate, and correct problems commonly found in a switched network.

  • Lab 10: Troubleshooting OSPF

    Diagnose, isolate, and correct problems commonly found when running the OSPFrouting protocol.

  • Lab 11: Enhanced - Troubleshooting EIGRP

    Diagnose, isolate, and correct problems commonly found when running the EIGRProuting protocol.

  • Lab 12: Exclusive - Troubleshooting ACLs

    Troubleshoot common IP ACL issues.

  • Lab 13: Enhanced - Troubleshooting Frame Relay WANs

    Diagnose, isolate, and correct problems commonly found in a Frame Relay network.

  • Lab 14: Exclusive - The Super Lab

    Rebuild the configuration on your devices from scratch, including security, IPaddressing, interface encapsulations, and routing protocol.