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Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1 (ICND1)

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Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: Building a Simple Network

  • Define a network and describe examples of networks
  • Identify common network components by function
  • Characteristics of a network
  • Compare and contrast logical and physical topologies
  • Interpret network diagrams
  • User applications on the network
  • Identify the requirements of a host-to-host communication model
  • OSI reference model
  • Functions and purposes of the TCP/IP layers
  • Peer-to-peer communication
  • Encapsulation and de-encapsulation
  • LAN
  • Components of a LAN
  • Switches
  • Characteristics and features of a switches
  • Cisco IOS Software
  • Functions and usage of CLI
  • Switch installation and configuration
  • Ethernet LAN connection media
  • Ethernet frame fields
  • Duplex communication
  • Troubleshooting switch issues

Module 2: Establishing Internet Connectivity

  • Characteristics of IP
  • IPv4 components and addresses
  • DNS functions
  • Subnets and subnet mask
  • Implement subnetting
  • Role and implementation of VLSM
  • Purpose and functions of the TCP/IP transport layer
  • Transport
  • TCP vs. UDP analogy
  • Role, components, and functions of a router
  • Router configuration
  • Network discovery protocol
  • Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
  • Default gateway
  • Packet delivery
  • Static and dynamic routing
  • ACL
  • Standard IPv4 ACLs
  • Configure and verify ACLs
  • Demarcation point
  • DHCP and static addresses
  • NAT and PAT configuration and verification

Module 3: Building a Medium-Sized Network

  • Implement and verify VLANs and trunking
  • Inter-VLAN routing configuration and application
  • Configure IOS DHCPv4 server
  • Routing protocols
  • RIPv2 features and configuration

Module 4: Network Device Management and Security

  • Implement basic security configuration
  • Secure unused ports
  • Configure and verify port security
  • Configure and verify NTP
  • Syslog messages and configuration
  • ROM functions
  • Router boot sequence
  • IOS image files
  • IOS file systems
  • Licenses

Module 5: Introducing IPv6

  • IPv4 issues
  • IPv6 features and addresses
  • IPv6 operation and configuration

Labs:

  • Get Started with Cisco CLI
  • Perform Basic Switch Configuration
  • Implementing the Initial Switch Configuration
  • Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues
  • Inspect TCP/IP Applications
  • Configure Cisco Discovery Protocol
  • Implementing the Initial Router Configuration
  • Configure Default Gateway
  • Exploration of Packet Forwarding
  • Configure and Verify Static Routes
  • Implementing Static Routing
  • Configure and Verify ACLs
  • Implementing Basic Numbered and Named ACLs
  • Configure a Provider-Assigned IP Address
  • Configure Static NAT
  • Configure Dynamic NAT and PAT
  • Troubleshoot NAT
  • Implementing PAT
  • Configure VLAN and Trunk
  • Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunk
  • Configure a Router on a Stick
  • Implement Multiple VLANs and Basic Routing Between the VLANs
  • Configure a Cisco Router as a DHCP Server
  • Troubleshoot DHCP Issues
  • Implementing a DHCP Server in on a Cisco IOS Device
  • Configure and Verify RIPv2
  • Troubleshoot RIPv2
  • Implementing RIPv2
  • Enhance Security of Initial Configuration
  • Limit Remote Access Connectivity
  • Securing Device Administrative Access
  • Configure and Verify Port Security
  • Configure and Verify NTP
  • Implementing Device Hardening
  • Configure Syslog
  • Configuring System Message Logging
  • Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity
  • Configure IPv6 Static Routes
  • Implement IPv6 Static Routing