CCNA Routing and Switching (Exam:200-120)

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.

Prerequisites

This course need only the basic computer knowledge.

Operation of IP Data Networks

  • Operation of IP Data Networks
  • Recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices such as Routers, Switches, Bridges and Hubs
  • Select the components required to meet a given network specification
  • Identify common applications and their impact on the network
  • Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP/IP models
  • Predict the data flow between two hosts across a network
  • Identify the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect Cisco network devices to other network devices and hosts in a LAN

LAN Switching Technologies

  • Determine the technology and media access control method for Ethernet networks
  • Identify basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches
    • Collision Domains
    • Broadcast Domains
    • Types of switching
    • CAM Table
  • Configure and verify initial switch configuration including remote access management
    • Cisco IOS commands to perform basic switch setup
  • Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities such as ping, telnet and ssh
  • Identify enhanced switching technologies
    • RSTP
    • PVSTP
    • Ethercnannels
  • Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and the need for routing between them
    • Explain network segmentation and basic traffic management concepts
  • Configure and verify VLANs
  • Configure and verify trunking on Cisco switches
    • DTP
    • Auto negotiation
  • Configure and verify PVSTP operation
    • Describe root bridge election
    • Spanning tree mode

IP addressing (IPv4 / IPv6)

  • Describe the operation and necessity of using private and public IP addresses for IPv4 addressing
  • Identify the appropriate IPv6 addressing scheme to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment
  • Identify the appropriate IPv4 addressing scheme using VLSM and summarization to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment
  • Describe the technological requirements for running IPv6 in conjunction with IPv4 such as dual stack
  • Describe IPv6 addresses
    • Global unicast
    • Multicast
    • Link local
    • Unique local
    • eui 64
    • autoconfiguration

IP Routing Technologies

  • Describe basic routing concepts
    • CEF
    • Packet forwarding
    • Router lookup process
  • Describe the boot process of Cisco IOS routers
    • POST
    • Router bootup process
  • Configure and verify utilizing the CLI to set basic Router configuration
    • Cisco IOS commands to perform basic router setup
  • Configure and verify operation status of a device interface, both serial and ethernet
  • Verify router configuration and network connectivity
    • Cisco IOS commands to review basic router information and network connectivity
  • Configure and verify routing configuration for a static or default route given specific routing requirements
  • Manage Cisco IOS Files
    • Manage Cisco IOS Files
    • Cisco IOS image(s)
    • Licensing
      • Show license
      • Change license
  • Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols
    • Static vs. Dynamic
    • Link state vs. Distance Vector
    • Administrative distance
    • split horizon
    • metric
    • next hop
    • ip routing table
    • Passive Interfaces
  • Configure and verify OSPF (single area)
    • Benefit of single area
    • neighbor adjacencies
    • OSPF states
    • Discuss Multi area
    • Configure OSPF v2
    • Configure OSPF v3
    • Router ID
    • Passive interface
    • LSA types
  • Configure and verify EIGRP (single AS)
    • Feasible Distance / Feasible Successors /Administrative distance
    • Feasibility condition
    • Metric composition
    • Router ID
    • Auto summary
    • Path selection
    • Load balancing
      • Equal
      • Unequal
    • Passive interface
  • Configure and verify interVLAN routing (Router on a stick)
    • sub interfaces
    • upstream routing
    • encapsulation
  • Configure SVI interfaces

IP Services

  • Configure and verify DHCP (IOS Router)
    • configuring router interfaces to use DHCP
    • DHCP options
    • excluded addresses
    • lease time
  • Describe the types, features, and applications of ACLs
    • Standard
      • Sequence numbers
      • Editing
    • Extended
    • Named
    • Numbered
    • Log option
  • Configure and verify ACLs in a network environment
    • Named
    • Numbered
    • Log option
  • Identify the basic operation of NAT
    • Purpose
    • Pool
    • Static
    • 1 to 1
    • Overloading
    • Source addressing
    • One way NAT
  • Configure and verify NAT for given network requirements
  • Configure and verify NTP as a client
  • Recognize High availability (FHRP)
    • VRRP
    • HSRP
    • GLBP
  • Configure and verify Syslog
    • Utilize Syslog Output
  • Describe SNMP v2 & v3

Network Device Security

  • Configure and verify network device security features such as
    • Device password security
    • Enable secret vs enable
    • Transport
    • Disable telnet
    • SSH
    • VTYs
    • Physical security
    • Service password
    • Describe external authentication methods
  • Configure and verify Switch Port Security features such as
    • Sticky MAC
    • MAC address limitation
    • Static / dynamic
    • Violation modes
      • Err disable
      • Shutdown
    • Protect restrict
    • Shutdown unused ports
    • Err disable recovery
    • Assign unused ports to an unused VLAN
    • Setting native VLAN to other than VLAN 1
  • Configure and verify ACLs to filter network traffic
  • Configure and verify an ACLs to limit telnet and SSH access to the router

Troubleshooting

  • Identify and correct common network problems
  • Utilize netflow data
  • Troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing and host configurations
  • Troubleshootand Resolve VLAN problems
    • identify that VLANs are configured
    • port membership correct
    • IP address configured
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve trunking problems on Cisco switches
    • correct trunk states
    • correct encapsulation configured
    • correct vlans allowed
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve Spanning Tree operation issues
    • root switch
    • priority
    • mode is correct
    • port states
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve routing issues
    • routing is enabled
    • routing table is correct
    • correct path selection
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve OSPF problems
    • neighbor adjancies
    • Hello and Dead timers
    • OSPF area
    • Interface MTU
    • Network types
    • Neighbor states
    • OSPF topology database
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve EIGRP problems
    • neighbor adjancies
    • AS number
    • Load balancing
    • Split horizon
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve interVLAN routing problems
    • Connectivity
    • Encapsulation
    • Subnet
    • Native VLAN
    • Port mode trunk status
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve ACL issues
    • Statistics
    • Permitted networks
    • Direction
      • Interface
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve WAN implementation issues
    • Serial interfaces
    • PPP
    • Frame relay
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve Layer 1 problems
    • Framing
    • CRC
    • Runts
    • Giants
    • Dropped packets
    • Late collision
    • Input / Output errors
  • Monitor NetFlow statistics
  • Troubleshoot etherchannel problems

WAN Technologies

  • Identify different WAN Technologies
    • Metro Ethernet
    • VSAT
    • Cellular 3G / 4G
    • MPLS
    • T1 / E1
    • ISDN
    • DSL
    • Frame relay
    • Cable
    • VPN
  • Configure and verify a basic WAN serial connection
  • Configure and verify a PPP connection between Cisco routers
  • Configure and verify Frame Relay on Cisco routers
  • Implement and troubleshoot PPPoE
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