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Cisco - CCNAX - Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Accelerated v3


Course Overview:


Learn how 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. Also covers topics in more depth and teaches learners how to perform basic troubleshooting steps in enterprise branch office networks, preparing learners for Cisco CCNA certification. Key additions to this latest revision include an understanding of Quality of Service (QoS) elements and their applicability, how virtualized and cloud services will interact and impact enterprise networks, and an overview of network programmability with the related controller types and tools that are available to support software defined network architectures.




Basic computer literacy, MS Windows navigation skills, & Internet usage skills



The primary audience for this course are Network administrators, Network engineers, Network managers, and Systems engineers. The secondary audience for this course are Network designers and Project managers

Course Outline:

Lesson 1 : 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


Lesson 2 : 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 Basics of ACL
Enabling Internet Connectivity


Lesson 3 : Summary Challenge


Establish Internet Connectivity
Troubleshoot Internet Connectivity


Lesson 4 : Implementing Scalable Medium-Sized Networks


Implementing and Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunks
Building Redundant Switched Topologies
Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
Routing Between VLANs
Using a Cisco IOS Network Device as a DHCP Server
Understanding Layer 3 Redundancy
Implementing RIPv2

Lesson 5 : Introducing IPv6


Introducing Basic IPv6
Understanding IPv6 Operation
Configuring IPv6 Static Routes


Lesson 6 : Troubleshooting Basic Connectivity


Troubleshooting IPv4 Network Connectivity
Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity

Lesson 7 : Implementing Network Device Security


Securing Administrative Access
Implementing Device Hardening
Implementing Advance Security


Lesson 8 : Implementing an EIGRP-Based Solution


Implementing EIGRP
Implementing EIGRP for IPv6
Troubleshooting EIGRP

Lesson 9 : Summary Challenge


Troubleshooting a Medium-Sized Network
Troubleshooting Scalable Medium-Sized Network

Lesson 10 : Implementing a Scalable OSPF-Based Solution


Understanding OSPF
Multiarea OSPF IPv4 Implementation
Implementing OSPFv3 for IPv6
Troubleshooting Multiarea OSPF


Lesson 11 : Implementing Wide-Area Networks


Understanding WAN Technologies
Understanding Point-to-Point Protocols
Configuring GRE Tunnels
Configuring Single-Homed EBGP


Lesson 12 : Network Device Management


Implementing Basic Network Device Management
Evolution of Intelligent Networks
Introducing QoS
Managing Cisco Devices

Lesson 13 : Summary Challenge


Troubleshooting Scalable Multiarea Network
Implementing and Troubleshooting Scalable Multiarea Network

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