Cisco Certified Network Associate (200-301 CCNA)

Overview: This course will prepare students to take the CCNA 200-301 exam. Topics covered include networking fundamentals, basic ethernet LAN implementation, designing ethernet LANs, understanding IPv4, implementing IPv4, IPv4 design and troubleshooting, IPv4 services, configuring IPv4 routing protocols, implementing IPv6, and wireless LANs.

Course Modules:

Module 01 – Networking Fundamentals

(Duration: 1h 39m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Networking Fundamentals
  3. Topic A: Introduction to TCP/IP Networking
  4. Computer Networking
  5. Networking Models
  6. History of Networking
  7. Networking Standards
  8. TCP/IP Protocol
  9. Layered Approach
  10. TCP/IP Layers
  11. Application Layer
  12. Client Request and Response
  13. Transport Layer
  14. Acknowledgements
  15. Layer Interaction
  16. Network Layer
  17. IP Addressing
  18. Addressing Basics
  19. Routing
  20. Link Layer
  21. Encapsulation
  22. De-encapsulation
  23. Link Layer Process
  24. Updated TCP/IP Model
  25. Sending Data via TCP/IP
  26. Comparing Network Models
  27. OSI/RM Layers
  28. Topic B: Ethernet LAN
  29. Ethernet LAN Fundamentals
  30. Network Types
  31. Small Office / Home Office Network
  32. Enterprise Networks
  33. Wiring Standards
  34. UTP
  35. Ports and Connectors
  36. How it Works
  37. Straight Through Cables
  38. Crossover Cables
  39. Comparing Cable Types
  40. Data Link Standards
  41. Frame Components
  42. Physical Addresses
  43. MAC Address Types
  44. Frame Check Sequence
  45. Hubs vs. Switches
  46. Access Methods
  47. Topic C: Wide Area Networks
  48. Wide Area Networks
  49. WAN Components
  50. Leased Line
  51. Leased Line Terms
  52. Customer Premises Equipment
  53. Additional Terms
  54. Data Link Basics
  55. Data Link Protocols
  56. HDLC
  57. WAN Packet Forwarding
  58. Point of Presence
  59. MPLS
  60. Other WAN Access Methods
  61. DSL
  62. Cable
  63. Topic D: IPv4 Addressing and Routing Fundamentals
  64. Addressing and Routing
  65. Internet Protocol
  66. Routing Process
  67. ARP
  68. IPv4 Addressing
  69. Routing Requirements
  70. IPv4 Address Rules
  71. Binary to Decimal Conversion
  72. Rules for Grouping Addresses
  73. Address Space
  74. Classful Addressing
  75. Subnetting
  76. Subnetting a Network
  77. Router Logic
  78. Routing Goals
  79. Routing Tables
  80. DNS
  81. PING
  82. Topic E: TCP/IP Transport and Applications
  83. Understanding the Difference
  84. TCP vs. UDP
  85. Transport Layer Services
  86. Layer 4 PDUs
  87. Multiplexing
  88. Port Numbers
  89. Common Port Numbers
  90. Connection Establishment
  91. Connection Termination
  92. Understanding Connections
  93. TCP Acknowledgements
  94. Flow Control
  95. Web Examples
  96. Web Components
  97. Chapter 1 Review
  98. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 03 – Designing Ethernet LANs

(Duration: 1h 13m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Designing Ethernet LANs
  3. Topic A: Understanding LAN Design Options
  4. Understanding LAN Design Options
  5. Design Factors
  6. Collision Domains
  7. Ethernet with Hubs
  8. Using Bridges
  9. Using Layer 2 Switches
  10. Additional Considerations
  11. Broadcast Domains
  12. Router and Switch Placement
  13. Campus LANs
  14. Two Tier Campus Design
  15. Topologies
  16. Connecting Multiple Buildings
  17. Three Tier Topology
  18. Physical Standards
  19. Ethernet Standard Evolution
  20. Physical Standard Factors
  21. Wireless Standards
  22. Wireless Access Points
  23. Wireless Controllers
  24. Topic B: Implementing and Configuring Ethernet VLANs
  25. Implementing and Configuring Ethernet VLANs
  26. VLAN Advantages
  27. VLAN Features
  28. Multiple VLANs
  29. VLAN Trunking
  30. Trunk Ports
  31. Trunking Protocols
  32. Native VLANs
  33. VLAN Communications
  34. Forwarding Options
  35. VLAN Configuration
  36. Configuring VLAN Interfaces
  37. Trunking Configuration
  38. Configuring Trunking Ports
  39. Topic C: Understanding Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  40. Introduction to Spanning Tree Protocol
  41. STP Functions
  42. Broadcast Storms
  43. Looping Frames
  44. Multiple Frame Transmission
  45. Port States
  46. STP Algorithm
  47. STP Bridge ID
  48. Understanding Spanning Tree Protocol
  49. STP Elections
  50. STP Elections (Cont.)
  51. Root Ports
  52. Designated Ports
  53. Handling Changes
  54. Modifying STP Port Costs
  55. Reacting to Changes
  56. STP States and Roles
  57. Rapid STP
  58. RSTP vs. STP
  59. Alternate Ports
  60. Port State Comparison
  61. RSTP Messages
  62. Backup Ports
  63. Port Types Comparison
  64. Optional Features
  65. Ether Channel
  66. Port Fast
  67. BPDU Guard
  68. Topic D: Implementing STP
  69. Design Considerations
  70. Design Models
  71. Initial Configuration
  72. Spanning Tree Implementation
  73. Default Configuration
  74. Bridge ID
  75. Configuring Costs
  76. Spanning Tree Implementation
  77. Additional Features
  78. Ether Channel Configuration
  79. Manual Configuration
  80. Dynamic Configuration
  81. Protocol Options
  82. Migrating to RSTP
  83. Verifying Configuration
  84. Chapter 3 Review
  85. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05- Implementing IPv4 

(Duration:  49m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Implementing IPv4
  3. Topic A: Working with Cisco Routers
  4. Working with Cisco Routers
  5. Physical Installation
  6. Connecting Routers
  7. Integrated Services Routers
  8. Physical Installation
  9. Installing SOHO Internet Access Routers
  10. Configuring Routers
  11. Router/Switch Similarities
  12. Router Interfaces
  13. Displaying Interfaces
  14. Interface Addresses
  15. Configuring IP Addresses for Interfaces
  16. Topic B: Configuring IPv4 Addresses and Static Routes
  17. Configuring IPv4 Addresses and Static Routes
  18. Routing Process
  19. Methods for Adding IPv4 Routes
  20. Viewing Routing Tables
  21. Adding Static Routes
  22. Working with Static Routes
  23. Default Route
  24. Troubleshooting Routing
  25. VLAN Routing
  26. VLAN Routing
  27. Configuring 802.1Q Trunking
  28. Using a Layer 3 Switch
  29. Layer 3 Switch Configuration Topic C: Using Dynamic Routing Protocols
  30. Using Dynamic Routing Protocols
  31. Types of Protocols
  32. Older Protocols
  33. Dynamic Routing Considerations
  34. Distance Vector
  35. Distance Vector Features
  36. RIPv2 vs. RIPv1
  37. RIPv2 Configuration
  38. Displaying Configuration
  39. Additional Configuration Options
  40. Maximum Paths
  41. Topic D: Configuring IPv4 Hosts
  42. DCHP
  43. Lease Generation
  44. Lease Renewal
  45. Configuration Options
  46. Scope Options
  47. Allocation Modes
  48. Configuring DHCP on a Cisco Router
  49. Verifying Configuration
  50. Chapter 5 Review
  51. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 – IPv4 Services

(Duration: 35m )

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. IPv4 Services
  3. Topic A: Access Control Lists
  4. Access Control Lists
  5. ACL Features
  6. ACL Actions
  7. ACL Types
  8. First Match Logic
  9. Creating ACLs
  10. Create a Standard ACL
  11. Examining Existing ACLs
  12. Extended ACLs
  13. Extended ACLs
  14. Matching Port Numbers
  15. ACL Considerations
  16. Creating Extended ACLs
  17. Additional Options
  18. Named ACLs
  19. Editing ACLs
  20. Implementing ACLs
  21. Topic B: Network Address Translation
  22. Network Address Translation
  23. NAT Functions
  24. NAT Types
  25. Terminology
  26. Dynamic NAT
  27. How Dynamic NAT Works
  28. Network Address Translation Overload
  29. Configuring PAT
  30. NAT Troubleshooting
  31. Common Issues
  32. ACLs vs. NAT
  33. Chapter 7 Review
  34. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 09 – Implementing IPv6

(Duration: 1h 11m )

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Implementing IPv6
  3. Topic A: IPv6 Fundamentals
  4. Introducing IPv6
  5. IPv6 Improvements
  6. Protocol Goals
  7. Other Updated Protocols
  8. IPv6 Packet
  9. IPv6 Routing
  10. Need to Know
  11. Address Space
  12. Hexadecimal Numbering
  13. Abbreviation of IPv6 Addresses
  14. Demo – Abbreviation
  15. Understanding Masks
  16. IPv6 Prefix
  17. Finding Prefixes
  18. Topic B: IPv6 Addressing and Subnetting
  19. Types of Addresses
  20. IPv6 Addressing and Subnetting
  21. Global Unicast Addresses
  22. Subnetting
  23. Number of Subnets
  24. Address Rules
  25. Subnetting Process
  26. Demo – Listing Out Subnets Based on a Global Unicast Address
  27. Assigning Subnet IDs
  28. Local Unicast Addresses
  29. Local Unicast Address Rules
  30. Topic C: Implementing IPv6
  31. Implementing IPv6
  32. Configuring Routers
  33. IPv6 Commands
  34. Configuring Interface IDs
  35. Static vs. Dynamic
  36. Additional Functions
  37. Link Local Routing
  38. Multicast Addresses
  39. Link Local Multicast
  40. Common Addresses
  41. Solicited-Node Concepts
  42. Anycast Addresses
  43. Miscellaneous Addresses
  44. Host Configuration
  45. Neighbor Discovery Protocol
  46. Router Discovery
  47. Neighbor Discovery
  48. Duplicate Address Detection
  49. Automatic Host Configuration
  50. DHCPv6
  51. Stateful DHCP
  52. Stateless Configuration
  53. SLAAC Process
  54. Host Configuration and Troubleshooting
  55. Chapter 9 Review
  56. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 02- Basic Ethernet LAN Implementation

(Duration: 1h 25m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Basic Ethernet LAN Implementation
  3. Topic A: Command Line Essentials
  4. Command Line Essentials
  5. Switch Types
  6. Naming Conventions
  7. IOS
  8. Connecting to the CLI
  9. Console Ports
  10. Serial Ports
  11. Switch Modes
  12. Console Passwords
  13. Configuring Passwords
  14. Getting Help
  15. Command History
  16. Showing Configurations
  17. Configuration Mode
  18. Using Context Setting Commands
  19. Switch Memory
  20. Memory Types
  21. Configuration Files
  22. Examining Configuration Files
  23. Topic B: Ethernet LAN Switching
  24. Switching Logic
  25. Switch Functions
  26. Frame Categories
  27. Switch Learning
  28. Flooding
  29. STP
  30. Catalyst Switches
  31. MAC Address Tables
  32. Dynamic MAC Addresses
  33. MAC Address Tables
  34. Switch Layouts
  35. Understanding Planes
  36. Topic C: Managing Ethernet Switches
  37. Managing Ethernet Switches
  38. Using Passwords
  39. Securing Privileged Mode
  40. Configuring Login Security on the Switch
  41. Configuring Usernames and Passwords
  42. Configuration Checklist
  43. External Authentication
  44. Using SSH
  45. Additional Security Considerations
  46. Configuring IP Addresses
  47. VLAN Interfaces
  48. Configuring IPv4
  49. Configuring IP Settings on the Switch
  50. Verifying Switch Status
  51. Topic D: Configuring Switch Interfaces
  52. Configuring Switch Interfaces
  53. Basic Interface Settings
  54. Configuring Basic Interface Settings
  55. Interface Status
  56. Port Security
  57. Security Options
  58. Enabling Port Security
  59. Configuring Port Security
  60. Chapter 2 Review
  61. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 – Understanding IPv4 

(Duration: 2h 03m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Understanding IPv4
  3. Topic A: IPv4 Subnetting
  4. IPv4 Implementation
  5. Subnetworks
  6. Required Subnets
  7. The Subnetting Process
  8. Discovery
  9. Planning
  10. Subnetting Rules
  11. Determining the Number of Subnets
  12. Number of Hosts
  13. Determining Subnet Mask Length
  14. One Size Fits All
  15. Subnetting 101
  16. Designing Subnets
  17. Classful Networks
  18. IPv4 Limitations
  19. Private Addresses
  20. Classful vs. Classless
  21. Classful Subnetting
  22. Understanding Classes
  23. Subnetwork ID
  24. Checking Requirements
  25. Test Case
  26. Go Over the Mathematics of the Test Case
  27. Building Subnets
  28. Finish the Test Scenario on Paper
  29. Finalizing the Design
  30. Topic B: Analyzing Classful IPv4 Networks
  31. Analyzing Classful IPv4 Networks
  32. Understanding Classes
  33. Class Network Details
  34. The Keys to Classful IP
  35. Determining Network IDs
  36. Identifying other Characteristics
  37. Determining Addresses
  38. Determining Key Facts About Classful IP Addresses
  39. Keys to Remember
  40. Subnet Masks
  41. Dotted Decimal Notation
  42. CIDR or Prefix Masks
  43. Converting between Subnet Mask Forms
  44. Practice Converting Between Formats
  45. IP Address Division
  46. Topic C: Analyzing Subnet Masks
  47. Analyzing Subnet Masks
  48. Analyzing Subnet Masks
  49. Let’s Do the Math
  50. Determining Hosts and Subnets
  51. Topic D: Analyzing Existing Subnets
  52. Definition of a Subnet
  53. Analyzing Existing Subnets
  54. Subnet ID Facts
  55. Determining Ranges of Addresses
  56. Determining Subnet IDs
  57. Chapter 4 Review
  58. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06 – IPv4 Design and Troubleshooting

(Duration: 36m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. IPV4 Design and Troubleshooting
  3. Topic A: Designing IP Subnets
  4. Design Considerations
  5. Subnetting Process Review
  6. Practicing Subnet Examples
  7. Topic B: Using VLSM
  8. Using VLSM
  9. Classless Routers
  10. Finding Overlaps using VLSM
  11. Creating Variable Length Subnets
  12. Developing a VSLM Strategy
  13. Topic C: Troubleshooting IPv4
  14. Basic Troubleshooting
  15. Additional Options
  16. Using PING
  17. Traceroute
  18. Chapter 6 Review
  19. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 08 – Configuring IPv4 Routing Protocols

(Duration: 36m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Configuring IPv4 Routing Protocols
  3. Topic A: Understanding OSPF
  4. Routing Protocols
  5. Types of Protocols
  6. Autonomous Systems
  7. Routing within Autonomous Systems
  8. Route Redistribution
  9. Administrative Distance
  10. Introduction to OSPF
  11. Link-state Database
  12. LSAs and LSDB
  13. OSPF Fundamentals
  14. Neighbor Establishment
  15. Neighbor Relationships
  16. Hello Process
  17. Two -way State Requirements
  18. Exchange Process
  19. Additional Communication
  20. Designated Routers
  21. Additional Ethernet Terms
  22. Route Determination
  23. Network Size
  24. Understanding Areas
  25. Area Terminology
  26. Topic B: Implementing OSPF
  27. Implementing OSPF
  28. Configuration Process
  29. OSPF Configuration Key Points
  30. Single Area Configuration
  31. Matching Logic
  32. Single Area Configuration in OSPF and Verification
  33. Router ID Configuration
  34. Choosing the RID
  35. Enabling OSPF
  36. Multiarea Configuration
  37. Verifying the Configuration
  38. Displaying Configuration
  39. Determining Designated Routers
  40. Verifying Routing Table Entries
  41. Additional Configuration
  42. Default Routes
  43. Defining Metrics
  44. Key Points for Metrics
  45. Load Balancing
  46. OSPFv2
  47. Chapter 8 Review
  48. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 10 – Wireless LANs

(Duration: 1h 14m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Wireless LANs
  3. Topic A: Wireless Network Fundamentals
  4. Wired vs. Wireless
  5. Wireless LAN Topologies
  6. Basic Service Set
  7. Distribution System
  8. Extended Service Set
  9. Other Topologies
  10. Wireless Bands and Channels
  11. Wireless Standards
  12. Topic B: Cisco Wireless Architectures
  13. Autonomous AP Architecture
  14. Cloud-Based AP Architecture
  15. Split-MAC Architectures
  16. WLC Functions
  17. WLC Deployments
  18. Comparing Deployment Models
  19. Cisco AP Modes
  20. Topic C: Securing Wireless Networks
  21. The Need for Security
  22. Authentication
  23. Message Privacy
  24. Message Integrity
  25. Authentication Methods
  26. Authentication Methods
  27. Privacy and Integrity Methods
  28. Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
  29. Topic D: Building a Wireless LAN
  30. Connecting a Cisco AP
  31. Accessing a Cisco WLC
  32. Connecting a Cisco WLC
  33. Using WLC Interfaces
  34. Configuring a WLAN
  35. Configuring WLAN Security
  36. Configuring WLAN QoS
  37. Examining a Wireless Configuration
  38. Chapter 10 Review
  39. Course Closure
  40. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

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