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ICND1 (CCENT)

 

About this course

The CISCO CERTIFIED NETWORK ASSOCIATE, Part 1 course helps you prepare for the Cisco CCNA® Routing and Switching and for associate-level routing and switching network engineering roles. This course teaches you how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network, and gives you the knowledge you need to configure LAN switches and IP routers, as well as manage network devices and identify basic security threats. The course provides a foundational understanding of network Layers 1–3, which underlie core routing and switching plus other advanced technologies.
In this course, you’ll use a full suite of labs in the virtual Cisco IOS® Software environment with flexible topologies to help reinforce your knowledge with hands-on exercises that align to each lesson module. This course can help you prepare for the first half of the topics of the CCNA certification. It is also the first of two courses in a series that can help you prepare for the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. The second course covers the second half of the topics of the CCNA certification.

Audience profile

 

Anyone who is interested in networking.

Students studying towards CCENT and CCNA exams.

 

Network Fundamentals

1.1 Compare and contrast OSI and TCP/IP models

1.2 Compare and contrast TCP and UDP protocols

1.3 Describe the impact of infrastructure components in an enterprise network

1.3.a Firewalls1.3.b Access points

1.3.c Wireless controllers

1.4 Compare and contrast collapsed core and three-tier architectures

1.5 Compare and contrast network topologies

1.6 Select the appropriate cabling type based on implementation requirements

1.7 Apply troubleshooting methodologies to resolve problems

1.8 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 addressing and subnetting

1.9 Compare and contrast IPv4 address types

1.10 Describe the need for private IPv4 addressing

1.11 Identify the appropriate IPv6 addressing scheme to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment

1.12 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv6 addressing

1.13 Configure and verify IPv6 Stateless Address Auto Configuration

1.14 Compare and contrast IPv6 address types

LAN Switching Fundamentals

2.1 Describe and verify switching concepts

2.2 Interpret Ethernet frame format

2.3 Troubleshoot interface and cable issues (collisions, errors, duplex, speed)

2.4 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot VLANs (normal range) spanning multiple switches

Routing Fundamentals

3.1 Describe the routing concepts

3.2 Interpret the components of routing table

3.3 Describe how a routing table is populated by different routing information sources

3.3.a Admin distance

3.4 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot inter-VLAN routing

3.4.a Router on a stick

3.5 Compare and contrast static routing and dynamic routing

3.6 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 static routing

3.7 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot RIPv2 for IPv4 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution)

Infrastructure Services

4.1 Describe DNS lookup operation

4.2 Troubleshoot client connectivity issues involving DNS

4.3 Configure and verify DHCP on a router (excluding static reservations)

4.3.d TFTP, DNS, and gateway options

4.4 Troubleshoot client- and router-based DHCP connectivity issues

4.5 Configure and verify NTP operating in client/server mode

4.6 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 standard numbered and named access list for routed interfaces

4.7 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot inside source NAT

Infrastructure Maintenance

5.1 Configure and verify device monitoring using syslog

5.2 Configure and verify device management

5.3 Configure and verify initial device configuration

5.4 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic device hardening

5.5 Perform device maintenance

5.5.a Cisco IOS upgrades and recovery (SCP, FTP, TFTP, and MD5 verify)

5.5.b Password recovery and configuration register

5.5.c File system management

5.6 Use Cisco IOS tools to troubleshoot and resolve problems

  • Basic IT skills. 
  • Access to the Internet. 
  • Willingness to learn  new topics.

The length of this course is 50 hours held in 20 sessions. This course is held in the evenings twice a week from 2.5 hours each session. Course is taught in Albanian or English language. All training materials are distributed online.

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