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CCNA Boot Camp - 8 days

Please note - this course has been updated to include the new CCNA v3 content from the 28th June 2016

The CCNA R&S curriculum includes CCNA Bootcamp Version 3.0, which is a composite course derived from ICND1 and ICND2 content merged into a single course and delivered over 8 days. Overlapping content between ICND1 and ICND2 is eliminated and some content is rearranged for the purpose of the course flow. This course teaches learners how to install, operate, configure, and troubleshoot basic IPv4 and IPv6 networks, 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.

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.

Also included is the understanding the interactions and network functions of firewalls, wireless controllers and access points, along with additional focus on IPv6 and basic network security.

A full suite of labs have been developed using the virtual IOS environment with flexible topologies that reinforce concepts with hands-on, guided discovery and challenge labs that align to each lesson module. 

This course includes exams.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs
  • Establish Internet connectivity
  • Manage and secure network devices
  • Operate a medium-sized LAN with multiple switches, supporting VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree
  • Troubleshoot IP connectivity
  • Describe how to configure and troubleshoot EIGRP in an IPv4 environment, and configure EIGRP for IPv6
  • Configure and troubleshoot OSPF in an IPv4 environment and configure OSPF for IPv6
  • Define characteristics, functions, and components of a WAN
  • Describe how device management can be implemented using the traditional and intelligent ways.
  • Understand QoS, virtualization and cloud services, and network programmability related to WAN, access and core segments

Pre-Requisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic IP address knowledge

Course Content

Module 1: Building a Simple Network

Lesson 1: Exploring the Functions of Networking

Lesson 2: Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model

Lesson 3: Introducing LANs

Lesson 4: Operating Cisco IOS Software

Lesson 5: Starting a Switch

Lesson 6: Understanding Ethernet and Switch Operation

Lesson 7: Troubleshooting Common Switch Media Issues

Module 2: Establishing Internet Connectivity

Lesson 1: Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer

Lesson 2: Understanding IP Addressing and Subnets

Lesson 3: Understanding the TCP/IP Transport Layer

Lesson 4: Exploring the Functions of Routing

Lesson 5: Configuring a Cisco Router

Lesson 6: Exploring the Packet Delivery Process

Lesson 7: Enabling Static Routing

Lesson 8: Learning Basics of ACL

Lesson 9: Enabling Internet Connectivity

Module 3: Summary Challenge

Lesson 1: Establish Internet Connectivity

Lesson 2: Troubleshoot Internet Connectivity

Module 4: Implementing Scalable Medium-Sized Networks

Lesson 1: Implementing and Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunks

Lesson 2: Building Redundant Switched Topologies

Lesson 3: Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel

Lesson 4: Routing Between VLANs

Lesson 5: Using a Cisco IOS Network Device as a DHCP Server

Lesson 6: Understanding Layer 3 Redundancy

Lesson 7: Implementing RIPv2

Module 5: Introducing IPv6

Lesson 1: Introducing Basic IPv6

Lesson 2: Understanding IPv6 Operation

Lesson 3: Configuring IPv6 Static Routes

Module 6: Troubleshooting Basic Connectivity

Lesson 1: Troubleshooting IPv4 Network Connectivity

Lesson 2: Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity

Module 7: Implementing Network Device Security

Lesson 1: Securing Administrative Access

Lesson 2: Implementing Device Hardening

Lesson 3: Implementing Advance Security

Module 8: Implementing an EIGRP-Based Solution

Lesson 1: Implementing EIGRP

Lesson 2: Implementing EIGRP for IPv6

Lesson 3: Troubleshooting EIGRP

Module 9: Summary Challenge

Lesson 1: Troubleshooting a Medium-Sized Network

Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Scalable Medium-Sized Network

Module 10: Implementing a Scalable OSPF-Based Solution

Lesson 1: Understanding OSPF

Lesson 2: Multiarea OSPF IPv4 Implementation

Lesson 3: Implementing OSPFv3 for IPv6

Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Multiarea OSPF

Module 11: Implementing Wide-Area Networks

Lesson 1: Understanding WAN Technologies

Lesson 2: Understanding Point-to-Point Protocols

Lesson 3: Configuring GRE Tunnels

Lesson 4: Configuring Single-Homed EBGP

Module 12: Network Device Management

Lesson 1: Implementing Basic Network Device Management

Lesson 2: Evolution of Intelligent Networks

Lesson 3: Introducing QoS

Lesson 4: Managing Cisco Devices

Lesson 5: Licensing

Module 13: Summary Challenge

Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Scalable Multiarea Network

Lesson 2: Implementing and Troubleshooting Scalable Multiarea Network

Labs:

  • Establish internet connectivity
  • Troubleshoot internet connectivity
  • Implement RIPv2
  • Configure IPv6 static routes
  • Troubleshoot IPv4 network connectivity
  • Troubleshoot IPv6 network connectivity
  • Secure administrative access
  • Implement device hardening
  • Troubleshoot EIGRP
  • Troubleshoot a medium-sized network
  • Troubleshoot a scalable medium-sized network
  • Troubleshoot multiarea OSPF
  • Configure single-homed EBGP
  • Troubleshoot a scalable multiarea network

Implement and troubleshoot a scalable multiarea network

Exams & Certification

This course includes both the INCD1 and INCD2 exams.

Pre-Reading

Please Note: Boot Camps are concentrated classes and delegates should be prepared for longer days, courses will start at 9am and may extend to 7pm. Evening work will be avoided and this course does not run over the weekend.

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