Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum

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IP Fundamentals (6 topics)

  • Defining Functions of Networking
  • Introducing TCP/IP Layers and the OSI Reference Model
  • Managing IP Addressing
  • Describing the TCP/IP Transport Layer
  • Explaining Network Security
  • Explaining IP Addressing and Subnets

Basic LAN Switching (7 topics)

  • Understanding Ethernet
  • Connecting to an Ethernet LAN
  • Using Switched LAN Technology
  • Operating a Cisco Switch
  • Understanding Switch Security
  • Performing Switched Network Optimizations
  • Troubleshooting Switch Issues

Basic IP Routing (5 topics)

  • Exploring the Functions of Routing
  • Introducing the Cisco IOS XR
  • Configuring Basic Routing
  • Configuring EIGRP
  • Understanding Cisco Router Security

Connectivity Technologies (5 topics)

  • Describing Access Technologies
  • Introducing Service Provider Access, Edge, and Transport Technologies
  • Enabling the WAN Internet Connection
  • Introducing Encapsulation
  • Introducing VPN

Network Management and Security (3 topics)

  • Collecting Device Data
  • Configuring Network Management Tools
  • Using AAA

Labs (8 topics)

  • Lab 1-1: Verify Host IP Configuration
  • Case Study 1-2: Configure Subnetting
  • Lab 2-1: Configure a Cisco Switch
  • Lab 3-1: Configure Basic Router Configuration
  • Lab 4-1: Implement Internet Connectivity
  • Lab 4-2: Configure Data Link Layer Encapsulation
  • Lab 5-1: Configure Network Management Tools
  • Lab 5-2: Configure AAA


Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic Microsoft Windows navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills

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