Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching Program



Cisco Certified Network Associate certification is most sought after by beginners, and does not require any prerequisites. CCNA routing and switching training is ideal for entry-level network engineers that will strengthen foundation networking knowledge. ICND1 (CCENT) and ICND 2 make up the complete Associate level of certification, which helps the individual to gain insight into small-scale networks. This training lays a rock solid foundation of a network engineer’s career. After going through this training, the individual gains an in depth understanding of the networking fundamentals. Upon finishing of this training, one will be ready to take the 100-101 ICND1 and 200-101 ICND2 separately or take a bundled CCNA exam 640-802.

Who should take this CCNA Routing and Switching training?

  • Candidates who want to start their career in Cisco internetworking field.
  • This training will help the candidates with basic understanding of internetworking technologies to achieve their valuable Cisco CCNA routing and switching certification.
  • Individuals looking for networking knowledge to manage their own small-scale network.
  • Candidates looking to obtain the entry-level CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technical) certification, which is covered as a part of the complete CCNA curriculum.

The IPGenius Advantage:

  • Candidates will have a hands-on on real Cisco devices.
  • Modern Classroom with hi-tech delivery techniques.
  • Candidates will be provided with a hands-on lab workbook.
  • Convenient location for candidates who want in-class training. Our training center is just minutes away from Toronto Airport.


Course Syllabus

Course Detail : 100-101 iCND1

  • Operation of IP Data Networks (6%)

    Recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices such as routers, switches, bridges and hubs

    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 models

    Predict the data flow between two hosts across a network

    Identify the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect Cisco network devices to other network devices and hosts in a LAN

  • LAN Switching Technologies (21%)

    Determine the technology and media access control method for Ethernet networks

    Identify basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches

    • Collision domains
    • Broadcast domains
    • Ways to switch
      1. Store
      2. Forward
      3. Cut through
      4. CAM Table
    • Configure and verify initial switch configuration including remote access management
      • hostname
      • mgmt ip address
      • Ip default-gateway
      • local user and password
      • enable secret password
      • console and VTY logins
      • exec-timeout
      • service password encryption
      • copy run start
    • Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities such as
      • ping
      • telnet
      • SSH
    • Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and the need for routing between them
      • Explain network segmentation and basic traffic management concepts
    • Configure and verify VLANs

    Configure and verify trunking on Cisco switches

    • DTP (topic)
  • IP addressing (IPv4/IPv6) (11%)

    Describe the operation and necessity of using private and public IP addresses for IPv4 addressing

    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 to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment

    Describe the technological requirements for running IPv6 in conjunction with IPv4

    • Dual stack

    Describe IPv6 addresses

    • Global unicast
    • Multicast
    • Link local
    • Unique local
    • EUI 64
    • Auto-configuration
  • IP Routing Technologies (26%)

    Describe basic routing concepts.

    • Packet forwarding
    • Router lookup process
    • Process Switching/Fast Switching/CEF

    Configure and verify utilizing the CLI to set basic Router configuration

    • Hostname
    • Local user & password
    • Enable secret password
    • Console & VTY logins
    • exec-timeout
    • service password encryption
    • Interface IP Address
      1. loopback
    • banner
    • motd
    • copy run start
    • Configure and verify operation status of an Ethernet interface

    Verify router configuration and network connectivity using

    • ping
      1. Extended ping
    • traceroute
    • telnet
    • SSH
    • Show cdp neighbors
    • Configure and verify routing configuration for a static or default route given specific routing requirements

    Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols

    • Static vs. dynamic
    • Link state vs. distance vector
    • Next hop
    • Ip routing table
    • Passive interfaces (how they work)

    Configure and verify OSPF (single area)

    • Benefit of single area
    • Configure OSPv2 in a single area
    • Configure OSPv3 in a single area
    • Router ID
    • Passive interface

    Configure and verify interVLAN routing (router on a stick)

    • Sub interfaces
    • Upstream routing
    • Encapsulation

    Configure SVI interfaces.

  • IP Services (15%)

    Configure and verify DHCP (IOS router).

    • Configuring router interfaces to use DHCP
    • DHCP options (Basic overview and functionality)
    • Excluded addresses
    • Lease time

    Describe the types, features, and applications of ACLs.

    • Standard (editing and sequence numbers)
    • Extended
    • Named
    • Numbered
    • Log option

    Configure and verify ACLs in a network environment.

    • Named
    • Numbered
    • Log option

    Identify the basic operation of NAT.

    • Purpose
    • Pool
    • Static
    • 1to1
    • Overloading
    • Source addressing
    • One-way NAT

    Configure and verify NAT for given network requirements.

    Configure and verify NTP as a client.

  • Network Device Security (15%)

    Configure and verify network device security features.

    • Device password security
    • Enable secret vs. enable
    • Transport
      1. Disable telnet
      2. SSH
    • VTYs
    • Physical security
    • Service password
    • Describe external authentication methods

    Configure and verify switch port security.

    • Sticky mac
    • MAC address limitation
    • Static/dynamic
    • Violation modes
      1. Err disable
      2. Shutdown
      3. Protect restrict
    • Shutdown unused ports
    • Err disable recovery
    • Assign unused ports in unused VLANs
    • Putting Native VLAN to other than VLAN 1

    Configure and verify ACLs to filter network traffic.

    Configure and verify ACLs to limit telnet and SSH access to the router.

  • Troubleshooting (13%)

    Troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing and host configurations.

    Troubleshoot and resolve VLAN problems.

    • Identify that VLANs are configured
    • Verify port membership is correct
    • Correct IP address is configured

    Troubleshoot and resolve trunking problems on Cisco switches.

    • Verify correct trunk states
    • Verify correct encapsulation is configured
    • Correct VLANs are allowed

    Troubleshoot and resolve ACL issues.

    • Verify statistics
    • Verify permitted networks
    • Verify direction
      1. Interface

    Troubleshoot and resolve Layer 1 problems.

    • Framing
    • CRC
    • Runts
    • Giants
    • Dropped Packets
    • Late Collisions
    • Input/Output errors

Course Detail : 200-101 iCND2

  • LAN Switching Technologies (21%)

    Identify enhanced switching technologies.

    • RSTP
    • PVSTP
    • Etherchannels

    Configure and verify PVSTP operation.

    • Describe root bridge election
    • Spanning tree mode
  • IP Routing Technologies (26%)

    Describe the boot process of Cisco IOS routers.

    Configure and verify the operation status of a serial interface.

    Manage Cisco IOS files.

    • Boot Preferences
    • Cisco IOS Images (15)
    • Licensing
      1. Show license
      2. Change license
    • Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols
      1. Admin distance
      2. split horizon
      3. metric
      4. next hop

    Configure and verify OSPF (multi-area).

    • neighbor adjacencies
    • OSPF states
    • Configure OSPv2
    • Configure OSPv3
    • Router ID
    • Understand LSA types and purpose

    Configure and verify EIGRP (single AS).

    • Feasible distance/feasible successors/administrative distance
    • Feasibility condition
    • Metric composition
    • Router ID
    • auto summary
    • Path Selection
    • Load Balancing
      1. Unequal
      2. Equal
    • Passive Interface
  • IP Services (6%)

    Recognize high availability (FHRP)

    • VRRP
    • HSRP
    • GLBP

    Configure and verify syslog

    • Utilize syslog output

    Describe SNMP v2 and v3

  • Troubleshooting (32%)

    Identify and correct common network problems

    Utilize netflow data

    Troubleshoot and resolve spanning tree operation issues

    • Verify root switch
    • Verify priority
    • Verify mode is correct
    • Verify port states

    Troubleshoot and resolve routing issues

    • Verify routing is enabled (sh ip protocols)
    • Verify routing table is correct
    • Verify correct path selection

    Troubleshoot and resolve OSPF problems

    • Verify neighbor adjacencies
    • Verify hello and dDead timers
    • Verify OSPF area
    • Verify interface MTU
    • Verify network types
    • Verify neighbor states
    • Review OSPF topology table

    Troubleshoot and resolve EIGRP problems

    • Verify neighbor adjacencies
    • Verify AS number
    • Verify load balancing
    • split horizon

    Troubleshoot and resolve inter VLAN routing problems

    • Verify connectivity
    • Verify encapsulation
    • Verify subnet
    • Verify native VLAN
    • port mode trunk status

    Troubleshoot and resolve WAN implementation issues

    • serial interfaces
    • frame relay
    • PPP

    Monitor NetFlow statistics

    TS etherchannel problems

  • WAN Technologies (15%)

    Identify different WAN Technologies

    • metro ethernet
    • vsat
    • cellular 3g/4g
    • MPLS
    • T1/E1
    • ISDN
    • DSL
    • frame relay
    • cable
    • VPN

    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