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IT-N 502 - CCNA Routing & Switching Advanced

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Course Description

This training designed to prepare the applicants to identify, design and recommend the best Cisco solutions for small to medium-sized businesses. It provides the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting information that technical support people require to install and configure the Cisco products sold through two tier distribution. the training are provided to increase your understanding of the products and to best position them to meet customers' requirements. CCNA curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills. 

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the basic concepts of networking and deploying simple LANs
  • Employing internet connectivity
  • Managing basic security for networking devices
  • Understanding IPv6 fundamentals
  • Defining the concept, components, functions and characteristics of WAN
  • Configuring and troubleshooting EIGRP in an IPv4 set up, and configuring EIGRP in IPv6 environment
  • Installing, verifying and troubleshooting multi area OSPF
  • Understanding SNMP, NetFlow and syslog

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers
  • System Engineers
  • Network managers
  • Individuals who are interested in learning  routing & switching concepts


Operation of IP Data Networks

  • Operation of IP Data Networks
  • Recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices 
  • Select the components required to meet a given network specification.
  • Identify common applications and their impact on the network
  • Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP/IP.
  • Predict the data flow between two hosts across a network.
  • Identify the appropriate cables, ports, and connectors to Cisco network devices

LAN Switching Technologies

  • Determine the technology and media access control method for Ethernet network
  • Identify basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches.
  • Collision Domains
  • Broadcast Domains
  • Types of switching
  • Configure and verify initial switch configuration
  • Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities
  • RSTP, PVSTP and Ethercnannels
  • Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks 
  • Explain network segmentation and basic traffic management concepts
  • Configure and verify VLANs
  • Configure and verify trunking on Cisco switches
  • DTP and Auto negotiation
  • Configure and verify PVSTP operation
  • Describe root bridge election and spanning tree mode

IP addressing (IPv4 / IPv6)

  • Describe the operation and necessity of using private and public IP addresses
  • Identify the appropriate IPv6 addressing scheme to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment.
  • Identify the appropriate IPv4 addressing scheme using VLSM and summarization 
  • Describe the technological requirements for running IPv6 in conjunction with IPv4 
  • Describe IPv6 addresses

IP Routing Technologies

  • Describe basic routing concepts
  • CEF, Packet forwarding and Router lookup process
  • Describe the boot process of Cisco IOS routers (POST, Router bootup process)
  • Configure and verify utilizing the CLI to set basic Router configuration
  • Cisco IOS commands to perform basic router setup
  • Configure and verify operation status of a device interface, both serial and ethernet
  • Verify router configuration and network connectivity
  • Cisco IOS commands to review basic router information and network connectivity
  • Configure and verify routing configuration for a static or default route given specific routing requirements
  • Manage Cisco IOS Files
  • Boot preferences, Cisco IOS image(s) and Licensing 
  • Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols
  • Static vs. Dynamic, Link state vs. Distance Vector and Administrative distance
  • split horizon, metric, next hop, ip routing table and Passive Interfaces
  • Configure and verify OSPF 
  • Benefit of single area, neighbor adjacencies, OSPF states, Discuss Multi area
  • Configure OSPF v2, Configure OSPF v3, Router ID, Passive interface
  • Configure and verify EIGRP (single AS)
  • Feasible Distance / Feasible Successors /Administrative distance
  • Feasibility condition, Metric composition, Auto summary, Path selection
  • Load balancing, Passive interface
  • Configure and verify interVLAN routing (Router on a stick)
  • sub interfaces, upstream routing and encapsulation
  • Configure SVI interfaces

IP Services

  • Configure and verify DHCP (IOS Router)
  • Describe the types, features, and applications of ACLs
  • Configure and verify ACLs in a network environment
  • Identify the basic operation of NAT
  • Configure and verify NAT for given network requirements
  • Configure and verify NTP as a client
  • Recognize High availability (FHRP)
  • Configure and verify Syslog
  • Describe SNMP v2 & v3

Network Device Security

  • Configure and verify network device security features such as
  • Configure and verify Switch Port Security features such as
  • Configure and verify ACLs to filter network traffic
  • Configure and verify an ACLs to limit telnet and SSH access to the router


  • Identify and correct common network problems
  • Utilize netflow data
  • Troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing 
  • Troubleshootand Resolve VLAN problems
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve trunking problems on Cisco switches
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve Spanning Tree operation issues
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve routing issues
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve OSPF problems
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve EIGRP problems
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve interVLAN routing problems
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve ACL issues
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve WAN implementation issues
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve Layer 1 problems
  • Monitor NetFlow statistics
  • Troubleshoot etherchannel problems

WAN Technologies

  • Identify different WAN Technologies
  • Configure and verify a basic WAN serial connection
  • Configure and verify a PPP connection between Cisco routers
  • Configure and verify Frame Relay on Cisco routers
  • Implement and troubleshoot PPPoE