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CCNP core  |    A 5 day   hands on   training course

CCNP training course description

The Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) v1.2 course provides the knowledge and skills needed to configure, troubleshoot, and manage enterprise wired and wireless networks. You’ll learn to implement security principles within an enterprise network and how to overlay network design using solutions such as SDAccess and SD-WAN. Course content includes 3 days of self-study material. This course helps you prepare for the 350-401 Implementing Cisco® Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) exam

What will you learn
  • Configure, troubleshoot, and manage enterprise wired and wireless networks
  • Implement security principles within an enterprise network
  • Prepare you prepare to take the 350-401 Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) exam
CCNP training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Mid-level network engineers, Network administrators, Network support technicians, Help desk technicians.

  • Prerequisites:
  • Implementation of Enterprise LAN networks. Basic understanding of Enterprise routing and wireless connectivity, and Python scripting

  • Duration
  • 5 days

  • Dates & prices
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CCNP training course content

  • Cisco Enterprise Network Architecture:
  • Access, distribution, core in the hierarchical network. Cisco Switching Paths: Switching mechanisms, TCAM, CAM, process switching, fast switching, and CEF.
  • Implementing Campus LAN Connectivity:
  • Troubleshoot L2 connectivity using VLANs and trunking
    Building Redundant Switched Topology: STP
    Implementing Layer 2 Port Aggregation
    Troubleshoot link aggregation using Etherchannel
    Implement and optimize OSPFv2/v3, including adjacencies, packet types, and areas, summarization, and route filtering for IPv4/v6
    Implement EBGP interdomain routing, path selection, and single and dual-homed networking
    Implementing Network Redundancy: HSRP and VRRP
    Implement static and dynamic NAT
    Virtualization Protocols and Techniques
    VPNs and Interfaces: Overlay technologies such as VRF, GRE, VPN, and LISP Wireless Principles: RF, antenna characteristics, and wireless standards.
    Wireless Deployment: Models available, autonomous AP deployments and cloud-based designs within the centralized Cisco WLC architecture
    Wireless Roaming and Location Services
    Wireless AP Operation: How APs communicate with WLCs to obtain software, configurations, and centralized management
    Wireless Client Authentication: EAP, WebAuth, and PSK wireless client authentication on a WLC.
    Troubleshoot wireless client connectivity issues using various available tools
    Troubleshoot networks using services such as NTP, SNMP, Cisco IP SLAs, NetFlow, and Cisco IOS EEM Explain network analysis and troubleshooting tools, which include show and debug commands, as well as best practices in troubleshooting
    Multicast Protocols: IGMP v2/v3, PIM DM/SM and RPs Introducing QoS: Concepts and features.
    Implementing Network Services: Secure administrative access for Cisco IOS devices using CLI access, RBAC, ACL, and SSH, and device hardening concepts to secure devices from less secure applications
    Using Network Analysis Tools
    Infrastructure Security: Scalable administration using AAA and the local database, features and benefits
    Enterprise Network Security Architecture: VPNs, content security, logging, endpoint security, personal firewalls, and other security features.
    Automation and Assurance with Cisco DNA Center: Purpose, function, features, and workflow. Intent-Based Networking, for network visibility, proactive monitoring, and application experience
    Cisco SD-Access Solution: Nodes, fabric control plane, and data plane, VXLAN gateways
    Cisco SD-WAN Solution: Components and features of Cisco SD-WAN solutions, including the orchestration, management, control, and data planes
    Basics of Python Programming: Python components and conditionals with script writing and analysis
    Network Programmability: NETCONF and RESTCONF APIs in Cisco DNA Center and vManage

  • Labs:
  • Investigate the CAM. Analyze CEF. Troubleshoot VLAN and Trunk Issues. Tuning STP and Configuring RSTP. Configure MSTP. Troubleshoot EtherChannel. Implement Multi-area OSPF. Implement OSPF Tuning. Apply OSPF Optimization. Implement OSPFv3. Configure and Verify Single-Homed EBGP. Implementing HSRP. Configure VRRP. Implement NAT. Configure and Verify VRF. Configure and Verify a GRE Tunnel. Configure Static VTI Point-to-Point Tunnels. Configure Wireless Client Authentication in a Centralized Deployment. Troubleshoot Wireless Client Connectivity Issues. Configure Syslog. Configure and Verify Flexible NetFlow. Configuring Cisco IOS EEM. Troubleshoot Connectivity and Analyze Traffic with Ping, Traceroute, and Debug. Configure and Verify Cisco IP SLAs. Configure Standard and Extended ACLs. Configure Control Plane Policing. Implement Local and Server-Based AAA. Writing and Troubleshooting Python Scripts. Explore JSON Objects and Scripts in Python. Use NETCONF Via SSH. Use RESTCONF with Cisco IOS XE.

Learning path


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"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.