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Gain the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and operate a small to medium-sized Cisco network. In this 5-day instructor-led CCNA course participants learn how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network. Students learn how to configure network components, such as switches, routers, and wireless LAN controllers; managing network devices; and identifying basic security threats. The course also provides a foundation in network programmability, automation and software-defined networking. This course helps prepare to take the 200-301 Cisco© Certified Network Associate (CCNA©) exam. By passing this one exam, you earn CCNA certification!

Target Audience
The new CCNA course and certification now prepares associate-level IT professionals with a foundation for a broad spectrum of IT careers. This course is recommended for those pursuing their Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification, which is the starting point for all Cisco network infrastructure certifications. It’s ideal for entry-level networking engineers, administrators and technicians who support, operate and install Cisco networks.

What You'll Learn

  • Identify the components of a computer network and describe their basic characteristics
  • Describe the features and functions of the Cisco IOS Software
  • Describe LANs and the role of switches within LANs
  • Describe Ethernet as the network access layer of TCP/IP and describe the operation of switches
  • Install a switch and perform the initial configuration
  • Describe the TCP/IP internet Layer, IPv4, its addressing scheme and subnetting
  • Describe the TCP/IP Transport layer and Application layer
  • Explore functions of routing
  • Implement basic configuration on a Cisco router
  • Explain host-to-host communications across switches and routers
  • Identify and resolve common switched network issues and common problems associated with IPv4 addressing
  • Describe IPv6 main features, addresses and configure and verify basic IPv6 connectivity
  • Describe, implement and verify VLANs and trunks
  • Describe the application and configuration of inter-VLAN routing
  • Explain the basics of dynamic routing protocols and describe components and terms of OSPF
  • Explain how STP and RSTP work
  • Configure link aggregation using EtherChannel
  • Describe the purpose of Layer 3 redundancy protocols
  • Describe basic WAN and VPN concepts
  • Describe the operation of ACLs and their applications in the network
  • Configure internet access using DHCP clients and explain and configure NAT on Cisco routers
  • Describe the basic QoS concepts
  • Describe the concepts of wireless networks, which types of wireless networks can be built and how to use WLC
  • Describe network and device architectures and introduce virtualization
  • Introduce the concept of network programmability and SDN and describe the smart network management solutions like Cisco DNA Center, SD-Access and SD-WAN
  • Describe the management of Cisco devices
  • Describe the current security threat landscape
  • Describe threat defense technologies
  • Implement basic steps to harden network devices

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  • Course Number CCNA
  • Course Length 5 days
  • Course Fee $3,995.00
  • Delivery Format VLT (Instructor Led; Virtual LIVE Online; Remote Training)
  • Course Topic Certification
  • Vendor Cisco

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