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ICND Part 1

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This course focuses on providing the skills and knowledge required to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network, including configuring a LAN switch, configuring an IP router, connecting to a WAN, and identifying basic security threats.

What You'll Learn

Internet Configuration

Establish Internet connectivity

Networking

Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs

Routing

Expand small- to medium-sized networks with routing enabled

Hardware Configuration

Configure, manage and monitor Cisco devices.

IPv6 Protocol

Grasp the fundamentals of and implement IPv6 networks.

Course Outline

This course provides the foundational understanding of network Layers 1–3 that are applicable to core routing and switching plus other advanced technologies. Several topics have been added in the latest version, including understanding the interactions and network functions of firewalls, wireless controllers and access points, along with additional focus on IPv6 and basic network security. All configuration commands are introduced through examples and supported with lab exercises.

Building a Simple Network

  • Exploring the Functions of Networking
  • Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model
  • Introducing LANs
  • Operating Cisco IOS Software
  • Starting a Switch
  • Understanding Ethernet and Switch Operation
  • Troublshooting Common Switch Media Issues

Establishing Internet Connectivity

  • Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer
  • Understanding IP Addressing and Subnets
  • Understanding the TCP/IP Transport Layer
  • Exploring the Functions of Routing
  • Configuring a Cisco Router
  • Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
  • Enabling Static Routing
  • Learning the basics of ACL
  • Enabling Internet Connectivity

Building a Medium-Sized Network

  • Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Routing between VLANs
  • Using a Cisco Network Device as a DHCP Server
  • Implementing RIPv2  

Network Device Management and Security

  • Securing Administrative Access
  • Implementing Device Hardening
  • Configuring System Message Logging
  • Managing Cisco Devices 
  • Licensing

Introducing IPv6

  • Introducing Basic IPv6
  • Understanding IPv6 Operation
  • Configuring IPv6 Static Routes  

Labs:

  • Discovery 1: Get Started with Cisco CLI
  • Discovery 2: Perform Basic Switch Configuration
  • Challenge 1: Implementing the Initial Switch Configuration
  • Discovery 3: Observe How a Switch Operates
  • Discovery 4: Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues
  • Discovery 5: Inspect TCP/IP Applications
  • Discovery 6: Start with Cisco Router Configuration
  • Discovery 7: Configure Cisco Discovery Protocol
  • Challenge 2: Implementing the Initial Router Configuration
  • Discovery 8: Configure Default Gateway
  • Discovery 9: Explore Packet Forwarding
  • Discovery 10: Configure and Verify Static Routes
  • Challenge 3: Implementing Static Routing
  • Discovery 11: Configure and Verify ACLs
  • Challenge 4: Implementing Basic Numbered and Named ACLs
  • Discovery 12: Configure a Provider-Assigned IP Address
  • Discovery 13: Configure Static NAT
  • Discovery 14: Configure Dynamic NAT and PAT
  • Discovery 15: Troubleshoot NAT
  • Challenge 5: Implementing PAT
  • Challenge 6: Summary Challenge Lab: 1
  • Challenge 7: Summary Challenge Lab: 2
  • Discovery 16: Configure VLAN and Trunk
  • Challenge 8: Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunk
  • Discovery 17: Configure a Router on a Stick
  • Challenge 9: Implement Multiple VLANs and Basic Routing Between the VLANs
  • Discovery 18: Configure a Cisco Router as a DHCP Server
  • Discovery 19: Troubleshoot DHCP Issues
  • Challenge 10: Implementing a DHCP Server in on a Cisco IOS Device
  • Discovery 20: Configure and Verify RIPv2
  • Discovery 21: Troubleshoot RIPv2
  • Challenge 11: Implementing RIPv2
  • Discovery 22: Enhance Security of Initial Configuration
  • Discovery 23: Limit Remote Access Connectivity
  • Challenge 12: Securing Device Administrative Access
  • Discovery 24: Configure and Verify Port Security
  • Discovery 25: Configure and Verify NTP
  • Challenge 13: Implementing Device Hardening
  • Discovery 26: Configure Syslog
  • Challenge 14: Configuring System Message Logging
  • Challenge 15: Summary Challenge Lab: 3
  • Challenge 16: Summary Challenge Lab: 4
  • Discovery 27: Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity
  • Discovery 28: Configure IPv6 Static Routes
  • Challenge 17: Implement IPv6 Static Routing

Enrolment Requirements

Basic Windows navigation and keyboard literacy skills; basic Internet usage skills; and basic IP addressing knowledge

What You’ll Get

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