Networking & CCNA

WHAT IS CCNA ?

CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) is an information technology (IT) certification from Cisco. CCNA certification is an associate-level Cisco Career certification.

CCNA certification is Cisco’s most popular certification, and one of the tech industry’s most sought-after career credentials. Becoming CCNA certified is a distinctive first step toward a rewarding career as a network administrator or engineer.

Course Content

    CCNA Training Course Contents

    INTERNETWORKING

    1. Internetworking Models
    2. OSI Model
    3. Study the OSI model and its layers
    4. Functions of different Network devices

     

    FUNDAMENTALS OF NETWORKING

    1. Network Topologies
    2. CISCO Heirarchical Network Model
    3. Ethernet Technologies at Layer 1 and Layer 2
    4. Ethernet Layer 2 frame
    5. Full and Half Duplex
    6. CSMA/CD

     

    INTRODUCTION TO TCP/IP MODEL

    1. Layer 7 Application types and Protocols
    2. TCP and UDP
    3. ICAMP and ARP
    4. IPv4

     

    IPV4 ADDRESSING AND SUBNETTING

    1. IP Addresses and Subnets
    2. Binary to Decimal Conversion

     

    VLSM, SUMMARIZATION AND TROUBLESHOOTING TCP/IP

    1. Variable Length Subnet Masks(VLSMs)
    2. Classless Inter-Domain Routing(CIDR)
    3. Summarizarion
    4. The Switching Process
    5. Troubleshooting Steps for TCP/IP

     

    CISCO’S NETWORKING OPERATING SYSTEM(IOS)

    1. Basic CISCO Internetworking Operating System Commands
    2. Ethernet Interface Status and Operation
    3. Basic Network Device Security Features

     

    MANAGING A CISCO INTERNETWORK

    1. How a Router Determines best Path
    2. Static Routes, Floating Static Routes and Defaule Routes
    3. Routing Protocols
    4. Administrative Distance

     

    IP ROUTING

    1. Explain how a Router Determines Best Path
    2. Configure Static Routers, Floating Routes and Default Routes
    3. General characteristics of Routing Protocols
    4. Administrative Distance
    5. Packet Forwarding methods used in CISCO Devices

     

    MANAGING CISCO DEVICES

    1. CISCO Device Hardware
    2. Boot Order
    3. IOS Licensing
    4. Remote Access
    5. Local Database Authentication

     

    LAYER 2 SWITCHING

    1. Collision and Broadcast Domains
    2. Switch Management
    3. Port Security

     

    VLANs AND InterVLAN ROUTING

    1. VLANs
    2. Trunks
    3. Dynamic Trunking Protocol (DTP)
    4. Inter VLAN Routing

     

    SPANNING TREE AND ETHERNET CHANNEL

    1. Common Spanning Tree (CST)
    2. PVST
    3. RSTP
    4. Spanning Tree Commands
    5. EthernetChannel

     

    LAYER 2 SECURITY

    1. Router Access Control List (ACLs)
    2. Configure and Verify Router ACLs
    3. Describe how ACLs can be used to make the network secure

     

    NETWORK ADDRESS TRANSLATION (NAT)

    1. The Concept of NAT
    2. Types of NAT Addresses
    3. Configure, Verify and Troubleshoot NAT

     

    INTERNET PROTOCOL VERSION 6 (IPV6)

    1. Conversion between Hexadecimal and Decimal
    2. IPV6 Addressing
    3. Strategies for transition to IPv6

     

    DHCP,NTP,HIGH AVAILABILITY

    1. DHCP
    2. Configuring a Network Time Protocol Client
    3. High Availability
    4. Configuring high Availability

     

    EIGRP

    1. EIGRP Metrics and Administrative Distance
    2. EIGRP tables
    3. DUAL
    4. Automatic and Manual Summarization
    5. Neighbour Requirements
    6. Configure EIGRP to IPv6

     

    OPEN SHORTEST PATH FIRST (OSPF)

    1. OSPF Tables
    2. SPF
    3. LSAs
    4. Summarization
    5. Neighbour Requirements

     

    ADVANCED OSPF

    1. OSPF Metric
    2. Link States
    3. Designated Router/ Backup Designated Router
    4. Multi-Access Networks
    5. Configure OSPFv3 for IPv6

     

    WIDE AREA NETWORKs

    1. WAN Options and Considerations
    2. Frame Relay
    3. VPNs

     

    TROUBLESHOOTING

    1. Network Monitoring Tools
    2. Automatic Recovery for err-disabled ports
    3. Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
    4. NetFlow
    5. Troubleshooting Approaches