Course Overview:

This course builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with computing and networking to provide you with the knowledge and skills expected of an entry-level network administrator.

If you are pursuing a Cisco technical certification path, this course is your first step into the world of Cisco certification.

In this course, you will implement and administer networks by using Cisco solutions.
You will:

  • Explain basic concepts related to networking.
  • Configure switching.
  • Configure IP addressing.
  • Configure routing.
  • Configure wireless connectivity.
  • Configure IP network services.
  • Explain basic network security concepts and practices.
  • Explain the use of automation and programmability in network management tasks.
  • Troubleshoot common network issues.

What to expect in the exam

The 200-301 CCNA exam certifies your knowledge and skills related to network fundamentals, network access, IP connectivity, IP services, security fundamentals, and automation and programmability. After you pass 200-301 CCNA, you earn CCNA certification.

Target Audience/Prerequisites

This course is designed for anyone seeking CCNA certification. The course also provides foundational knowledge for all support technicians involved in the basic installation, operation, and verification of Cisco networks. The job roles best suited to the material in this course are:

  • Entry-level network engineer
  • Network administrator
  • Network support technician
  • Help desk technician

Before taking this course, you should have:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic IP address knowledge

There are no formal prerequisites for CCNA certification, but you should make sure to have a good understanding of the exam topics.

 

Lesson 1: Networking Fundamentals

Topic A: Network Types

Topic B: Network Components

Topic C: Network Topologies

Topic D: Network Models

Topic E: Basic Networking Protocols

Topic F: Transmission Media and Connectors

Topic G: Introduction to Cisco Networks and Cisco IOS Commands

Lesson 2: Configuring Switching

Topic A: Switching Concepts

Topic B: Configure Basic Switch Operation

Topic C: Configure VLANs

Topic D: Configure Interswitch Connectivity

Lesson 3: Configuring IP Addressing

Topic A: Configure IPv4 Addresses

Topic B: Configure IPv4 Subnets

Topic C: Configure IPv6 Addresses

Topic D: Manage Network Addressing

Lesson 4: Configuring Routing

Topic A: Network Types

Topic B: Network Components

Topic C: Network Topologies

Topic D: Network Models

Topic E: Basic Networking Protocols

Topic F: Transmission Media and Connectors

Topic G: Introduction to Cisco Networks and Cisco IOS Commands

Lesson 5: Configuring Wireless Connectivity

Topic A: Wireless LANs

Topic B: Manage WLAN Connections

Topic C: Configure Clients for WLAN Access

Lesson 6: Configuring IP Network Services

Topic A: IP Network Services

Topic B: Configure DHCP

Topic C: Configure NAT

Topic D: Configure NTP

Topic E: Configure DNS

Topic F: Perform Network Management

Lesson 7: Security Fundamentals

Topic A: Security Concepts

Topic B: Manage Passwords

Topic C: Configure Layer 2 Security

Topic D: Configure Wireless Security

Topic E: Remote Access Security

Lesson 8: Automation and Programmability

Topic A: Automation, Network Management, and Device Management

Topic B: Controller-Based Networking and Software-Defined Networking

Topic C: Programmability Concepts

Lesson 9: Troubleshooting Network Issues

Topic A: Troubleshooting Methodologies

Topic B: Troubleshoot Interface and Cable Issues

Topic C: Troubleshoot Switching Issues

Topic D: Troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing Issues

Topic E: Troubleshoot Routing Issues

Topic F: Troubleshoot WLAN Issues

Topic G: Troubleshoot Network Services Issues

Topic H: Troubleshoot Network Management Issues

Topic I: Troubleshoot Security Issues

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