CCNA

    1. 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
    2. 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
        • Ways to switch
        • Store
        • Forward
        • Cut through
        • CAM Table
      • Configure and verify initial switch configuration including remote access management
        • Hostname
        • IP default-gateway
        • local user and password
        • Enable secret password
        • console and VTY logins
        • exec-timeout
        • service password encryption
        • copy run start
      • Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities such as
        • Ping
        • telnet
        • SSH
      • 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 (topic)
        • Auto-negotiation
    1. 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
        • Dual stack
      • Describe IPv6 addresses
        • Global unicast
        • Multicast
        • Link local
        • Unique local
        • EUI 64
        • Auto-configuration
    1. IP Routing Technologies
      • Describe basic routing concepts
        • Packet forwarding
        • Router lookup process
        • Process Switching/Fast Switching/CEF
      • Configure and verify utilizing the CLI to set basic Router configuration.
        • Hostname
        • Local user & password
        • Enable secret password
        • Console & VTY logins
        • exec-timeout
        • Service password encryption
        • Interface IP Address
        • Loopback
        • Banner
        • copy run start
      • Configure and verify operation status of an Ethernet interface.

    Verify router configuration and network connectivity using

    • Ping
      • Extended ping
    • Traceroute
    • Telnet
    • SSH
    • Show cdp neighbors
    • Configure and verify routing configuration for a static or default route given specific routing requirements
    • Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols
      • Static vs. dynamic
      • Link state vs. distance vector
      • Next hop
      • IP routing table
      • Passive interfaces (how they work)
      • Configure and verify OSPF (single area)
      • Benefit of single area
      • Configure OSPv2 in a single area
      • Configure OSPv3 in a single area
      • Router ID
      • Passive interface
    • Configure and verify inter VLAN routing (router on a stick)
      • Sub interfaces
      • Upstream routing
      • Encapsulation
      • Configure SVI interfaces
    1. IP Services
      • Configure and verify DHCP (IOS router)
        • Configuring router interfaces to use DHCP
        • DHCP options (Basic overview and functionality)
        • Excluded addresses
        • Lease time
      • Describe the types, features, and applications of ACLs
        • Standard (editing and sequence numbers)
        • 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
    2. Network Device Security
      • Configure and verify network device security features
        • Device password security
        • Enable secret vs. enable
          • Disable telnet
          • SSH
            • VTYs
            • Physical security
            • Service password
            • Describe external authentication methods
          • Configure and verify switch port security
          • Configure and verify ACLs to filter network traffic
          • Configure and verify ACLs to limit telnet and SSH access to the router
        • Troubleshooting
          • Troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing and host configurations
          • Troubleshoot and resolve VLAN problems
            • Identify that VLANs are configured
            • Verify port membership is correct
            • Correct IP address is configured
          • Troubleshoot and resolve trunking problems on Cisco switches
            • Verify correct trunk states
            • Verify correct encapsulation is configured
            • Correct VLANs are allowed
          • Troubleshoot and resolve ACL issues
            • Verify statistics
            • Verify permitted networks
            • Verify direction
              • Interface
            • Troubleshoot and resolve Layer 1 problems
              • Framing
              • CRC
              • Runts
              • Giants
              • Dropped Packets
              • Late Collisions
              • Input/output errors
    1. LAN Switching Technologies
      • Identify enhanced switching technologies
        • RSTP
          • PVSTP
        • Ether Channels
      • Configure and verify PVSTP operation
    2. IP Routing Technologies
      • Describe the boot process of Cisco IOS routers
      • Configure and verify the operation status of a serial interface
      • Manage Cisco IOS files
        • Boot Preferences
        • Cisco IOS Images (15)
        • Licensing
          • Show license
          • Change license
        • Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols
          • Administrative distance
          • Split horizon
          • Metric
          • Next hop
        • 2015Configure and verify OSPF (multi-area)

    Neighbor adjacencies

    • OSPF states
    • Configure OSPv2
    • Configure OSPv3
    • Router ID
    • Understand LSA types and purpose
    • Configure and verify EIGRP (single AS)
      • Feasible distance/feasible successors/administrative distance
      • Feasibility condition
      • Metric composition
      • Router ID
      • auto summary
      • Path Selection
      • Load Balancing
        • Unequal
        • Equal
      • Passive Interface
    1. IP Services
      • Recognize high availability (FHRP)
        • VRRP
        • HSRP
        • GLBP
      • Configure and verify syslog
        • Utilize syslog output
      • Describe SNMP v2 and v3
    2. Troubleshooting
      • Identify and correct common network problems
      • Utilize net flow data
      • Troubleshoot and resolve spanning tree operation issues
        • Verify root switch
        • Verify priority
        • Verify mode is correct
        • Verify port states
      • Troubleshoot and resolve routing issues
        • Verify routing is enabled (extensible and Hierarchical Interaction Protocol (SHIP))
        • Verify routing table is correct
        • Verify correct path selection
      • Troubleshoot and resolve OSPF problems
      • Verify neighbor adjacencies
        • Verify hello and dead timers
        • Verify OSPF area
        • Verify interface MTU
        • Verify network types
        • Verify neighbor states
        • Review OSPF topology table
      • Troubleshoot and resolve EIGRP problems
        • Verify neighbor adjacencies
        • Verify AS number
        • Verify load balancing
        • Verify split horizon
      • Troubleshoot and resolve inter VLAN routing problems
        • Verify connectivity
        • Verify encapsulation
        • Verify subnet
        • Verify native VLAN
        • Port mode trunk status
      • Troubleshoot and resolve WAN implementation issues
        • serial interfaces
          • Frame relay
          • PPP
        • Monitor Net Flow statistics
        • 10 TS Ether Channel problems
    1. 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