Duration: 5 days
This course focuses on providing the skills and knowledge necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office Enterprise network, including configuring a switch, a router, and connecting to a WAN and implementing network security. A Student should be able to complete configuration and implementation of a small branch office network under supervision.
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• Describe how networks function, identifying major components, function of network components and the Open System Interconnection (OSI) reference model.
• Using the host-to-host packet delivery process, describe issues related to increasing traffic on an Ethernet LAN and identify switched LAN technology solutions to Ethernet networking issues.
• Describes the reasons for extending the reach of a LAN and the methods that can be used with a focus on RF wireless access.
• Describes the reasons for connecting networks with routers and how routed networks transmit data through networks using TCP / IP.
• Describe the function of Wide Area Networks (WANs), the major devices of WANs, and configure PPP encapsulation, static and dynamic routing, PAT and RIP routing.
• Use the command-line interface to discover neighbors on the network and managing the router’s startup and configuration.
Lesson 1. Building a Simple Network
• Exploring the Functions of Networking
• Host-to-Host Communications Model
• Introducing LANs
• Operating Cisco IOS Software
• Starting a Switch
• Ethernet and Switch Operation
• Troubleshooting Common Switch Media Issues
Lesson 2. Establishing Internet Connectivity
• TCP/IP Internet Layer
• IP Addressing and Subnets
• TCP/IP Transport Layer
• Exploring the Functions of Routing
• Configuring a Cisco Router
• Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
• Enabling Static Routing
• Managing Traffic Using ACLs
• Enabling Internet Connectivity
Lesson 3. Managing Network Device Security
• Securing Administrative Access
• Implementing Device Hardening
• Implementing Traffic Filtering with ACLs
Lesson 4. Building a Medium-Sized Network
• Implementing VLANs and Trunks
• Routing Between VLANs
• Using a Cisco Network Device as a DHCP Server
• WAN Technologies
• Dynamic Routing Protocols
• Implementing OSPF
Lesson 5. Introducing IPv6
• Basic IPv6
• Configuring IPv6 Routing
• Lab 1-1: Switch Startup and Initial Configuration
• Lab 1-2: Troubleshoot Switch Media Issues
• Lab 2-1: Router Setup and Initial Configuration
• Lab 2-2: Configure a Static Route, DHCP, and Network Address Translation
• Lab 3-1: Enhance the Security of Router and Switch Configuration
• Lab 3-2: Device Hardening
• Lab 3-3: Filter Traffic with ACLs
• Lab 3-4: Enhanced - Troubleshoot ACLs
• Lab 4-1: Configure an Expanded Switched Network
• Lab 4-2: Configure DHCP Server
• Lab 4-3: Implement Single-Area OSPF
• Lab 5-1: Configure Basic IPv6
• Lab 5-2: Implement IPv6 Stateless Auto-Configuration
• Lab 5-3: Implement IPv6 Routing
• Lab 6-1: ICND1 Super Lab
Network Administrators, Network Engineers, System Engineers, CCENT Candidates, Channel Partners/Resellers, IT Managers, Customers, Employees