The CCNP Enterprise: ENCOR course is the first step to mastering the implementation of core enterprise network technologies. The goal of this online training course is to provide students with the skills needed to install, manage, and administer dual stack architecture, virtualization, network assurance, security, and automation in an enterprise network.

Exam Number: 350-401 ENCOR

Course Instructor: Raymond Lacoste

Course Outline

01. Course Overview

  • Introduction to ENCOR Course and Exam Objectives

02. Campus Architecture and Device Fundamentals

  • Campus Architecture
  • Device Architecture

03. Access and Distribution Layer Features and Services

  • Configuring and Verifying VLANs
  • Configuring and Verifying Trunks
  • VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
  • STP Overview and Algorithm Deep Dive
  • STP Convergence, Configuration and Manipulation
  • STP PortFast, and BPDU Guard
  • Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)
  • EtherChannels
  • Inter-VLAN Routing
  • First-Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP)

04. Routing

  • Routing Introduction
  • Dynamic Routing Overview
  • OSPFv2 Overview, Packets, States, and Design
  • OSPFv2 Configuration and Verification
  • Text BoxOSPFv2 Network Types and DR/BDR Election
  • OSPFv2 LSAs and Metric
  • OSPFv2 Summarization
  • OSPFv2 Filtering
  • EBGP Overview, Configuration and Verification
  • Text BoxShapeBGP Best Path Selection Process
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Multicast Protocol Overview

05. VPNs

  • GRE Tunnel Configuration and Verification
  • IPSec Introduction
  • IPSec Site-to-Site VPN Tunnel Configuration and Verification
  • GRE over IPSec Tunnel Configuration and Verification
  • Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF)

06. Management Protocols and Services

  • NTP Configuration and Verification
  • Syslog Configuration and Verification
  • Debugs, Conditional Debugs, Ping, and Traceroute
  • SNMP Configuration and Verification
  • NetFlow / Flexible NetFlow Configuration and Verification
  • SPAN, RSPAN, ERSPAN Configuration and Verification
  • IPSLA Configuration and Verification
  • Quality of Service (QoS) Overview
  • Embedded Event Manager (EEM) Configuration

07. Security

  • Device Access, Authentication Configuration and Verification
  • AAA Configuration and Verification
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Control Plane Policing (CoPP)
  • Next-Gen Firewalls, Network Access Control, MACSec, and TrustSec

08. Next Generation Campus Networks

  • SD-Access
  • LISP and VXLAN
  • SD-WAN
  • DNA Center Overview
  • Data Formats
  • Data Modeling
  • NetConf / RestConf
  • Python Exam Prep
  • ShapeChef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack

    Skills Learned

    After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

    • Configuration of VRF, GRE, VLANs, RSTP, MST, NTP, IPSec VPNs, and more!
    • Advanced Routing
    • Configure and verify device management
    • Cisco DNA Center
    • Examine threat defense, endpoint security, and introduction to the Next-Generation Firewall