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Concise Cisco routers for engineers  |    A 3 day   hands on   training course

Concise Cisco routers course description

A fast paced practical hands on introduction to Cisco routers concentrating on basic product knowledge needed for the real world. Starts with the basics of routing through configuring static routes, RIP, OSPF, and EIGRP ending with access lists. Hands on sessions follow all the major chapters with a major practical at the end to reinforce all that was learnt in the course.

What will you learn
  • Use the Cisco setup script.
  • Use the Cisco command line.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting.
  • Configure
    - Interfaces
    - RIP, IGRP
Concise Cisco routers course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Anyone who will be working with Cisco routers. In particular: Network Administrators, Field engineers, Network support personnel

  • Prerequisites:
  • None, although a knowledge of the TCP/IP protocols would be advantageous.

  • Duration
  • 3 days

  • Dates & prices
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Concise Cisco routers course content

  • Basics of routing
  • What are routers? Network protocols, Routing protocols.

  • The Cisco routers
  • Router models, The IOS, DRAM, SRAM, NVRAM, Flash, ROM and boot flash.

  • Getting started
  • Accessing the router, installing a Cisco, using the setup script.

  • The command line interface
  • User and privilege modes, online help show, debug, basic troubleshooting

  • Configuring Ciscos
  • The configuration editor, Global, major and sub commands, enable, secret and other passwords, telnet.

  • Miscellaneous exercises
  • Buffered logging, web access, CDP…

  • Subnetting
  • IP addressing rules. The need for subnetting, subnet masks, Calculating network numbers.

  • Configuring Interfaces
  • Basics, Ethernet, Serial lines, PPP, DCE, loopback interfaces.

  • Static routes
  • Why use static routes? Configuring static routes, default routes.

  • Configuring RIP and IGRP
  • How they work, configuration, troubleshooting.

  • OSPF
  • Configuration and troubleshooting.

  • Configuration and troubleshooting.

  • Housekeeping
  • Configuration management, offline editing and TFTP usage. Cisco boot sequence, IOS upgrades. Bypassing Cisco passwords.

  • Access lists
  • What are access lists? General rules, basic and extended IP access lists.

  • Putting it all together
  • A series of exercises based around, installs, adds, moves, changes, upgrades and troubleshootin

Learning path



Based on overall customer ratings

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.