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Logitrain offers the Cisco CCNA certification training course in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, In-House and Live Virtually.

The following content is covered

Module 1: Network Fundamentals

  • Explain the role and function of network components
  • Describe the characteristics of network topology architectures
  • Compare physical interfaces and cable types
  • Identify interface and cabling problems (collisions, errors, duplex and/or speed mismatch)
  • Compare TCP and UDP
  • Configure and verify IPv4 addressing and subnetting
  • Describe the need for private IPv4 addressing
  • Configure and verify IPv6 addressing and prefix
  • Compare IPv6 address types
  • Verify IP parameters on client OS (Windows, Mac OS, Linux)
  • Describe the principles of wireless communication
  • Explain the basics of virtualisation (virtual machines)
  • Describe switching concepts

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Module2: Network Access

  • Configure and test a VLAN (normal range) that spans multiple switches
  • Configure and test connectivity between switches
  • Configure and verify Layer 2 discovery protocols (Cisco Discovery Protocol and LLDP)
  • Configure and verify (Layer 2/Layer 3) EtherChannel (LACP)
  • Describe the need for and basic operations of Rapid PVST+ Spanning Tree protocol and define the basic operations
  • Compare Cisco wireless architectures and access point modes
  • Describe the physical infrastructure connections (AP, WLC, access/trunk ports and LAGs) of the WLAN components
  • Describe the AP and WLC management access connections (Telnet, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, console and TACACS+/RADIUS)
  • Configure wireless LAN access components for client connectivity using GUI only, e.g. WLAN creation, security settings, QoS profiles and additional WLAN settings

Module3: IP Connectivity

  • Interpret routing table components
  • Determine how the router makes forwarding decisions by default
  • Configure and test IPv4 and IPv6 static routing
  • Configure and verify single-zone OSPFv2 configuration and verification
  • Describe the purpose of the First Expectation Backup Protocol

Module 4: IP Services

  • Configure and verify internal source NAT using static and pool routes
  • Configure and verify NTP operation in client and server mode
  • Explain the role of DHCP and DNS in the network.
  • Explain the role of SNMP in network operation
  • Describe the use of syslog functions, including options and levels
  • Configure and verify DHCP client and repeater operation
  • Explain QoS forwarding behaviour per endpoint (PHB), e.g. classification, marking, queuing, congestion, tuning, shaping
  • Configure network devices for remote access using SSH
  • Describe TFTP/FTP capabilities and features on the network

Module 5: Security Fundamentals

  • Define the main security concepts (threats, vulnerabilities, exploits and mitigation methods)
  • Describe the elements of a security programme (user awareness, training and physical access control)
  • Configure device access control using local passwords
  • Describe the elements of a security password policy, such as management, complexity and password alternatives (multi-factor authentication, certificates and biometrics)
  • Describe remote access and site-to-site VPN
  • Configure and check access control lists
  • Configure Layer 2 security features (DHCP snooping, dynamic ARP inspection and port security)
  • Differentiate between authentication, authorisation and accounting concepts.
  • Describe wireless security protocols (WPA, WPA2 and WPA3)
  • Configure a WLAN using WPA2 PSK using the GUI

Module 6: Automation and Programmability

  • Explain how automation affects network management
  • Compare traditional networks with controller-based networks
  • Describe controller-based and software-defined architectures (overlay, underlay and fabric)
  • Compare traditional campus device management with Cisco DNA Center enabled device management
  • Describe the characteristics of REST-based APIs (CRUD, HTTP verbs and data encoding)
  • Recognize the capabilities of the configuration management mechanisms Puppet, Chef and Ansible.
  • Interpret JSON encoded data