This five–day workshop for intermediate routing technicians is designed for IT professionals who want to learn to implement Cisco switches and routers in small to medium-size enterprise and branch networks. Participants will learn about redundant topologies and fault tolerance through hands-on instruction and lab projects. This course provides the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting information that intermediate routing technicians need to operate Cisco products effectively.
NOTE: Our certified instructors use the official Cisco Press textbook, mapping to the exams for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing & Switching certification.
Performance Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:
- Operate a medium-sized LAN with multiple switches
- Identify enhancements to the Spanning Tree Protocol
- Configure and verify PVSTP operation
- Perform network management
- Configure boot preferences
- Utilize syslog and SNMP
- Manage Cisco IOS files and licensing
- Understand routing protocol advancements
- Configure multi-area OSPF and OSPF for IPv6
- Configure EIGRP and EIGRPv6
- Create redundant first-hop routers
- Extend the Network to WANS
- Establish serial point-to-point connections
- Establish a frame relay PVC connection
Competencies covered in this course: Prepares participants implement Cisco switches and routers.
Intended Audience: Network administration professionals and CCNA exam candidates.
Pre-requisites: Participants must have a strong working knowledge of networking terminology and familiarity with the Cisco IOS command line. Understanding of TCP/IP fundamentals and IP subnetting is required. The ICND1 course or CCENT certification is strongly recommended.