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Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 1  |    A 5 day   hands on   training course

ICND1 training course description

This course provides entry-level network administrators and network support with the knowledge and skills needed to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise network. ICND1 focuses on understanding redundant topologies, troubleshooting common networking issues, configuring EIGRP and multiarea OSPF in both IPv4 and IPv6, understanding WAN technologies, and becoming familiar with device management. Students will have a total of 70 hours lab access to use over a period of 180 days this includes access during the actual class.

What will you learn
  • Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs.
  • Establish Internet connectivity.
  • Expand small- to medium-sized networks with routing enabled.
  • Configure, manage and monitor Cisco devices.
  • Describe IPv6 basics.
ICND1 training course details

ICND1 training course content

  • Building a simple network
  • Exploring the functions of networking, Understanding the host-to-host communications model, Introducing LANs operating Cisco IOS software, Starting a switch, Understanding Ethernet and Switch Operation, Troublshooting Common Switch Media Issues.

  • Establishing internet connectivity
  • Understanding the TCP/IP internet layer, Understanding IP addressing and subnets, Understanding the TCP/IP transport layer, Exploring the functions of routing, Configuring a Cisco router, Exploring the packet delivery process, Enabling static routing, Learning the basics of ACL, Enabling internet connectivity.

  • Building a medium-sized network
  • Implementing VLANs and trunk, Routing between VLANs, Using a Cisco network device as a DHCP server, Implementing RIPv2, Introducing WAN Technologies, Introducing dynamic routing protocols, Implementing OSPF.

  • Network device management and security
  • Securing administrative access, Implementing device Hardening, Configuring system message logging, Managing Cisco devices, Licensing.

  • Introducing IPv6
  • Introducing basic IPv6, Understanding IPv6 operation, Configuring IPv6 static routes.

  • Labs
  • Discovery 1: Get Started with Cisco CLI
    Discovery 2: Perform Basic Switch Configuration
    Challenge 1: Implementing the Initial Switch Configuration
    Discovery 3: Observe How a Switch Operates
    Discovery 4: Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues
    Discovery 5: Inspect TCP/IP Applications
    Discovery 6: Start with Cisco Router Configuration
    Discovery 7: Configure Cisco Discovery Protocol
    Challenge 2: Implementing the Initial Router Configuration
    Discovery 8: Configure Default Gateway
    Discovery 9: Exploration of Packet Forwarding
    Discovery 10: Configure and Verify Static Routes
    Challenge 3: Implementing Static Routing
    Discovery 11: Configure and Verify ACLs
    Challenge 4: Implementing Basic Numbered and Named ACLs
    Discovery 12: Configure a Provider-Assigned IP Address
    Discovery 13: Configure Static NAT
    Discovery 14: Configure Dynamic NAT and PAT
    Discovery 15: Troubleshoot
    Challenge 5: Implementing PAT
    Challenge 6: Summary Challenge Lab: 1
    Challenge 7: Summary Challenge Lab: 2
    Discovery 16: Configure VLAN and Trunk
    Challenge 8: Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunk
    Discovery 17: Configure a Router on a Stick
    Challenge 9: Implement Multiple VLANs and Basic Routing Between the VLANs
    Discovery 18: Configure a Cisco Router as a DHCP Server
    Discovery 19: Troubleshoot DHCP Issues
    Challenge 10: Implementing a DHCP Server in on a Cisco IOS Device
    Discovery 20: Configure and Verify RIPv2
    Discovery 21: Troubleshoot RIPv2
    Challenge 11: Implementing RIPv2
    Discovery 22: Enhance Security of Initial Configuration
    Discovery 23: Limit Remote Access Connectivity
    Challenge 12: Securing Device Administrative Access
    Discovery 24: Configure and Verify Port Security
    Discovery 25: Configure and Verify NTP
    Challenge 13: Implementing Device Hardening
    Discovery 26: Configure Syslog
    Challenge 14: Configuring System Message Logging
    Challenge 15: Summary Challenge Lab: 3
    Challenge 16: Summary Challenge Lab: 4
    Discovery 27: Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity
    Discovery 28: Configure IPv6 Static Routes
    Challenge 17: Implement IPv6 Static Routing.

Learning path



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B. G. - Brighton and Hove City Counsil

"Everything was very well explained."

A. M. - Babcock

"An excellent course."

Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.