CISCO CCNA2 Routing and Switching

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Course Number: 160-25729V01

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6networks.

Students who complete successfully the Routing and Switching Essentials course will be able to perform the following functions:
* Understand and describe basic switching concepts and the operation of the CISCO switches
* Understand and describe enhanced switching technologies such as VLANs, VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP), Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), Per VLAN Spanning Tree Protocol (PVSTP), and 802.1q
* Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of a small switched network
* Understand and describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and how routing occurs between them
* Understand and describe dynamic routing protocols, distance vector routing protocols, and link-state routing protocols
* Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of routers in a small routed network
* Routing information Protocol (RIPv1 and RIPv2)
* Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocol (single-area OSPF)
* Configure, monitor and troubleshoot ACLs for IPv4 and IPv6
* Understand and describe the operations and benefits for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System (DNS) for IPv4 and IPv6
* Understand and describe the operations and benefits of Network Address Translation (NAT)
* Configure and troubleshoot NAT operations
Online course material via the CISCO Networking Academy and Digital Student Lab Manuals are provided to all participants. the Packet Tracer network simulator is also available exclusively to students of the CISCO Networking Academy.

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