Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 Overview

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 Course Outline

The following topics are taught during this Cisco CCNA Course:

Module 1: Building a Simple Network

  • Exploring the Functions of Networking
    • Network
    • Common Physical Components of a Network
    • Characteristics of a Network
    • Physical Topologies
  • IP Network Addressing
    • Classful Addressing
    • Rules for Assigning Network ID
    • Classful Network Architecture
    • Implement Two-Factor Authentication
    • Keep Your Systems Up to Date
    • Encrypt the Entire Network
    • Physically Secure the Network
  • Securing the Network
  • Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model
    • Layers of the OSI Model
    • TCP/IP Model

Module 2: Ethernet LANs

  • Understanding the Challenges of Shared LANs
    • Ethernet LAN Segments
    • Extending a LAN Segment
    • Collisions
    • Collision Domains
  • Operating Cisco IOS Software
    • Cisco Catalyst switches
    • Configuring Network Devices
    • External Configuration Sources
    • Cisco IOS Command-Line Interface Functions
    • Entering the EXEC Modes
    • Keyboard Help in the CLI
    • Enhanced Editing Commands
    • Command History

Module 3: WLANs

  • Exploring Wireless Networking
    • Business Case for WLAN Service
    • Differences Between WLANs and LANs
    • Radio Frequency Transmission
    • ITU-R Local FCC Wireless
    • 802.11 Standards Comparison
    • Wi-Fi Certification
  • Understanding WLAN Security
    • Wireless LAN Security Threats
    • Mitigating Security Threats
    • Wireless Client Association
    • Working of 802.1x on WLANs
    • WPA and WPA2 Modes
  • Implementing a WLAN
    • 802.11 Topology Building Blocks
    • BSA Wireless Topology
    • Steps to Implement a WLAN
    • Configure WLAN using WPA2 PSK using the GUI

Module 4: LAN Connections

  • Exploring the Functions of Routing
    • Routers
    • Path Determination
    • Packet Forwarding
    • Routing Tables
    • Routing Table Information
    • Routing Metrics
    • Routing Methods
  • Understanding Binary Numbering
    • Doing the Logic Thing
  • Constructing a Network Addressing Scheme
    • Kinds of Addresses
    • IP Addressing Scheme
    • Subnet Addressing and Masking
    • Classless Interdomain Routing (CIDR)
  • Starting a Cisco Router
    • Before You Get Started
    • Router Setup Steps
  • Configuring a Cisco Router
  • Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
    • Host-to-Host Packet Delivery
    • Graphical Representations of Host-to-Host IP Communications
    • Data Encapsulation
    • Checking the ARP Table
    • Sending the ARP Request
    • Switch Learning and Forwarding
    • Host Receives/ Responds ARP Request
    • Host Receives ARP Response
    • Sender Builds Frame
    • Switch Forwards Frame
  • Understanding Cisco Router Security
    • Physical and Environmental Threats
    • Configuring Password Security
    • Configuring the Login Banner
    • Telnet and SSH Access
  • Using Cisco SDM
    • Configuring Your Router to Support Cisco SDM
    • Start Cisco SDM
    • Steps to Start the Cisco SDM
  • Using a Cisco Router as a DHCP Server
  • Accessing Remote Devices
    • Establishing a Telnet or SSH Connection
    • Telnet and its Configuration
    • SSH and its Configuration

Module 5: WAN Connections

  • Understanding WAN Technologies
    • Introduction
    • Types of WAN Technologies
  • Enabling Static Routing
    • Static Routes Configuration
  • Access Point Configuration
  • Configuring Serial Encapsulation
  • Enabling RIP

Module 6: Network Environment Management

  • Discovering Neighbours on the Network
    • Discovering Neighbours with CDP
    • Using CDP
    • Additional Cisco Discovery Protocol Commands
  • Creating a Network Map
  • Managing Router Start up and Configuration
    • Router Power-On Boot Sequence
    • Router Internal Components
    • ROM Functions
    • Finding the Cisco IOS Image
    • Loading the Cisco IOS Image from Flash
    • Loading the Configuration
  • Managing Cisco Devices
    • Cisco IOS File System and Devices
    • Managing Cisco IOS Images

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Who should attend this Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 Course?

Individuals who are looking to enhance their foundational networking knowledge and those seeking to attain the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certification, may consider taking up this course. Here are a few professionals who will benefit the most from this course:

  • Network Administrators
  • IT Professionals
  • Systems Engineers
  • Telecommunications Specialists
  • Wireless Network Engineers
  • IT Procurement Professionals
  • Data Centre Professionals

Prerequisites for the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 Course

Before attending this Cisco Networking Course, it will be beneficial for delegates to have a basic understanding of computer literacy, including PC operating systems, and to have some knowledge of internet usage and basic IP addressing knowledge.

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 Course Overview

The Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 Course, commonly referred to as the CCNA Course, is an indispensable foundation for those aspiring to excel in the dynamic field of networking. Understanding the fundamental concepts of Cisco networking is not just beneficial but imperative. This course equips delegates with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complex world of networking technologies, making it a cornerstone of the CCNA Certification.

Proficiency in Cisco networking is essential for IT Professionals and Network Engineers who aim to master the intricacies of network design, management, and security. Organisations rely heavily on robust networks, and CCNA Certifications are highly sought after. Whether you are an aspiring Network Administrator or an established IT Professional, this course is an essential step toward career advancement and expertise in the field.

This intensive 4-day training course provided by The Knowledge Academy, offers a focused and practical learning experience. Delegates will gain a deep understanding of Cisco networking essentials, covering crucial topics like network fundamentals, network access, IP connectivity, and IP services. Through hands-on labs and expert guidance, delegates will become adept at configuring, operating, and troubleshooting Cisco devices.

Course Objectives

  • To gain proficiency in network access, covering topics like VLANs and basic switch configuration
  • To develop expertise in IP connectivity, including subnetting, routing, and router operation
  • To acquire skills in IP services, such as NAT and DHCP
  • To learn to configure and troubleshoot Cisco routers and switches
  • To understand network security essentials, including securing network devices
  • To enhance your knowledge of wireless network fundamentals
  • To prepare for the CCNA Certifications by building a strong foundation in Cisco networking

After completing this CCNA Course, delegates will be well-prepared to embark on further CCNA Certification, and they will be equipped with the essential skills to excel in the dynamic field of networking. A world of opportunities in Network Administration, Engineering, and IT Management awaits those who have mastered the fundamentals presented in this course.

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What’s included in this Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 FAQs

Cisco is a networking equipment producer, and they create networking equipment such as routers, bridges, frames, switches, many other and provide network management software.
Attending the Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 Course offers foundational networking knowledge, prepares for CCNA certification, and equips with practical skills for seamless integration into professional networking roles.
The Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 Training equips you with foundational knowledge essential for networking roles. It covers fundamental concepts, setting the stage for advanced certifications and diverse career opportunities.
No prior knowledge of networking is required for this course, though you should have some familiarity with using a PC.
In this Cisco Networking Devices Part 1, delegates will have a 4-day training with our experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack consisting of important notes related to this course, and a certificate after course completion.
The duration of this course spans across 4 days.
The Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1 Certification equips you with practical skills in configuring, managing, and troubleshooting basic network infrastructure, ensuring proficiency in foundational networking tasks and protocols.
Upon completing Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1, career options include roles such as network technician, IT support specialist, and entry-level network administrator, providing a foundation for advanced Cisco certifications.
The Knowledge Academy is a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1 Certification.
The training fees for Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 certification in Canada starts from CAD5995
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