ICND2 gives the essential information needed to succeed in the CCNA certification exam. Building on the technical foundation gained in ICND1 ( Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 1), you can advance your career in becoming a Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert or just to familiarize yourself with Cisco technology. Delivered with real-world scenarios, this course combines practical hands training and on the jobs practical scenarios designed by the expert instructors.
This course further focuses on providing the skills needed to install, operate, and trouble shoot a small network enterprise, including configuring switches and routers, connecting to WAN and implementing network security. Giving you the tools to build your CISCO skills and career as an Certified Internetworking Expert familiar with ICND1 and ICND2 scenarios.
Number of Days: 3
This course is offered as:
- Network administrators, engineers, and managers; systems engineers, network designers, and project managers.
- Network technicians and specialists looking to increase their knowledge of medium-sized switched and routed networks
- Anyone looking to achieve CCNA certification
1. Small Network Implementation
To recognize the basic functionality of IOS Software, use the CLI for switch and router configuration in a small network, and recognize the operation and configuration of VLANs and VLAN trunking.
Small Network Implementations
-recognize the Cisco IOS CLI structure, functions, and commands used to create a basic router and switch configuration.
-provide a switch and router with a basic configuration for IP connectivity.
-recognize the fundamentals of VLAN design and operation.
-recognize the function of trunking in a VLAN and the operation of VTP.
-recognize how to configure VLANs and trunks.
2. Medium-Sized Switched Network Construction
-VLANs and Trunks
-Improving Performance with Spanning Tree
-Routing Between VLANs
-Securing the Expanded Network
-Troubleshooting Switched Networks
Improving Switched Network and VLAN Performance
-recognize how a redundant switched topology is built and the issues involved.
-recognize how STP provides loop resolution in a switched network.
-recognize how PVST+ and RSTP operate, how to configure RSTP, and how routing works between VLANs.
-recognize and resolve issues with STP.
-recognize switch security issues and how to secure switch devices, protocols, and ports.
-recognize how to troubleshoot switches, port connectivity, VLANs, and trunking.
-recognize how to troubleshoot VTP and STP.
3. Medium-Sized Routed Network Construction
To recognize how dynamic routing operates and how to use subnetting and VLSMs on large routed networks.
Routing Fundamentals, Subnetting, and VLSMs
-recognize how dynamic routing operates on an IP network.
-recognize how distance vector routing protocols operate.
-recognize how link-state routing protocols operate, and their benefits and limitations.
-recognize the function of subnetting, and the capabilities and implementation of VLSM.
-subnet a network with a private network address.
4. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
-Single Area OSPF
Single-Area OSPF Implementation
-recognize how the OSPF protocol operates.
-recognize how to configure and verify OSPF.
-configure and verify OSPF.
-recognize how to troubleshoot OSPF configurations.
5. Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
-recognize how EIGRP operates and how to configure it.
-recognize how to configure load balancing and route authentication with EIGRP.
-configure and verify EIGRP routing on the router.
-recognize how to troubleshoot EIGRP.
6. Access Control Lists (ACLs)
-Configuring and Troubleshooting ACLs
Access Control Lists
-recognize what ACLs are and how they operate on inbound and outbound router interfaces.
-recognize the types of ACLs, their functionalities, and their benefits.
-recognize what ACL wildcard masking is and how it works.
-use wildcard masking for IP subnets.
-recognize how to configure numbered ACLs.
-recognize how to configure named ACLs.
-configure an IP extended ACL to block Telnet traffic, apply it to an interface, and verify its operation.
7. Address Space Management
Address Space Management
-recognize the basic characteristics and operation of NAT and PAT.
-recognize how to configure NAT and PAT on a network.
-configure inside and outside NAT interfaces and an IP ACL to permit hosts to use PAT, and then verify NAT configuration.
-recognize how to verify and resolve issues related to NAT and PAT operation.
-identify and resolve NAT translation issues.
Scaling the Network with NAT and PAT
Transitioning to IPv6
Transitioning to IPv6
-recognize the function and address types of IPv6.
-recognize how to assign IPv6 addresses to network devices.
-recognize the techniques for transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6 and how to configure IPv6 on a router.
-configure IPv6 addresses on a router.
8. LAN Extension into a WAN
-Establishing a Point-to-Point WAN Connection with PPP
-Establishing a WAN Connection with Frame Relay
-Troubleshooting Frame Relay WANs
Extending the LAN to a WAN
-recognize what Frame Relay is and how it works.
-recognize how to configure basic Frame Relay.
-configure Frame Relay connections.
-verify the operation of a Frame Relay WAN.
-verify Frame Relay connections.
-recognize how to troubleshoot Frame Relay connectivity issues.
-ICND2 assumes you have a firm background in data networking, some hands-on experience with Cisco routers and switches, a basic working knowledge of switches and routers, and a complete understanding of the OSI model, IP addressing, and IP subnetting
-ICND1 is recommended and builds a strong foundation for this course
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