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Interconnecting Cisco® Network Devices 2 Course Outline

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Version 3.0

Overview
Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2 (ICND2) v3.0 is a five-day, instructor-led training course or a self paced course that teaches learners how to perform basic troubleshooting steps in enterprise branch office networks, preparing learners for Cisco CCNA certification.

When you purchase this Instructor-Led course, you will also receive the course in ELT (Cisco Digital Learning) for FREE!

Note: Students registering for this course will be receiving their course kit in a digital format. To be able to view your digital kit you will need to bring a laptop PC and/or a compatible iPad or Android tablet.

Requirements and Instructions
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Objectives
Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
Install, operate, and troubleshoot a medium-sized network, including connecting to a WAN andimplementing network security.
Describe the effects of new technologies such as IoE, IoT, IWAN, and SDN on network evolution.

Prerequisites
The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:
Understand network fundamentals
Implement local area networks
Implement Internet connectivity
Manage network device security
Implement WAN connectivity
Implement basic IPv6 connectivity

Who Should Attend

Target Candidate: Individuals seeking the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification. The course is also appropriate for pre-sales and post-sales network engineers involved in the installation and support of enterprise branch office networks.

Key Job Tasks:
Configure: Implement the identified solution by applying the planned implementation processes using Cisco IOS commands and applications in the correct order to the selected devices and portions of the network.
Verify: Use the appropriate show and debug commands and applications to ensure that the solution was correctly implemented and is performing as desired.

Troubleshoot: Use the appropriate show and debug commands and applications to identify the cause of basic-level network issues and correctly implement a solution that ensures that the network is performing as desired.

Job roles: Entry Level Network Engineer, Network Administrator, Network Support Technician or Help Desk Technician.

Course Outline

Course Introduction
The Course Introduction provides learners with the course objectives and prerequisite learner skills andknowledge. The Course Introduction presents the course flow diagram and the icons that are used in thecourse illustrations and figures. This course component also describes the curriculum for this course,providing learners with the information that they need to make decisions regarding their specific learningpath.

Overview
Course Goal and Objectives
Course Flow
Your Training Curriculum
Additional References

Module 1: Implementing Scalable Medium-Sized Networks
Objective: Operate a medium-sized LAN with multiple switches, supporting VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree
Lesson 1: Troubleshooting VLAN Connectivity
Objective: Troubleshoot VLAN connectivity
This lesson includes these topics:
VLAN Overview
Objective: Describe data and voice VLANs
Trunk Operation
Objective: Describe how trunks work and also how to configure it.
Dynamic Trunking Protocol
Objective: Describe DTP
VLAN Trunking Protocol
Objective: Describe and Configure VTP
Discovery 1: Troubleshoot VLANs and Trunks
Objective: Describe steps to troubleshoot VLAN and trunking through lab.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Troubleshoot VLAN Issues
Task 2: Troubleshoot Trunk Issues
Challenge
Challenge 1: Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunks
Objective: Troubleshoot VLANs and trunk
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunks Lab Procedure
Command List
Lesson 2: Building Redundant Switched Topologies
Objective: Build redundant switched topologies
This lesson includes these topics:
Physical Redundancy in a LAN
Objective: Describe physical redundancy in LAN
Issues in Redundant Topologies
Objective: Describe problems that may arise in redundant switched topologies
Loop Resolution with STP
Objective: Describe how loop is resolved with Spanning Tree Protocol
Spanning-Tree Operation
Objective: Describe STP operation
Spanning-Tree Operation Example
Objective: Describe STP operation in the sample topology
Types of Spanning-Tree Protocols
Objective: Describe variants of STP
Comparison of Spanning-Tree Protocols
Objective: Describe differences between STPs
Per VLAN Spanning Tree Plus
Objective: Explain how PVST+ improves on the concept of STP
PVST+ Extended Bridge ID
Objective: Explain PVST+ extended bridge ID
Discovery 2: Configure Root Bridge and Analyze STP Topology
Objective: Describe how to use Cisco IOS commands to analyze the spanning-tree topology andverify the proper operation of STP
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Modify the Bridge ID
Task 2: Analyze STP Topology
PortFast and BPDU Guard
Objective: Demonstrate why PortFast and BPDU guard are important technologies
Configuring PortFast and BPDU Guard
Objective: Describe how to configure and verify PortFast and BPDU guard
Discovery 3: Troubleshoot STP Issues
Objective: Describe the consequences of STP failure and how to troubleshoot STP loops
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Spanning-Tree Failure Consequences
Challenge
Challenge 2: Building Redundant Switched Topologies
Objective: Configure and troubleshoot on STP based on challenge introduction.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Building Redundant Switched Topologies Lab Procedure
Command List
Lesson 3: Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
Objective: Configure link aggregation using EtherChannel
This lesson includes these topics:
EtherChannel Overview
Objective: Describe the idea behind EtherChannel technology
EtherChannel Protocols
Objective: Identify the two EtherChannel protocols and their modes
Discovery 4: Configure and Verify EtherChannel
Objective: Configure and verify EtherChannel configuration
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify EtherChannel
Challenge
Challenge 3: Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
Objective: Configure and troubleshoot EtherChannel.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel Lab Procedure
Command List
Lesson 4: Understanding Layer 3 Redundancy
Objective: Describe the purpose of Layer 3 redundancy protocols
This lesson includes these topics:
Need for Default Gateway Redundancy
Objective: Describe routing issues in connection to redundancy
Understanding FHRP
Objective: Describe the router redundancy process and what happens when a failover occurs
Understanding HSRP
Objective:
Discovery 5: Configure and Verify HSRP
Objective: Configure and verify HSRP
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify HSRP
Discovery 6: Troubleshoot HSRP
Objective: Troubleshoot HSRP
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Troubleshoot HSRP
Challenge
Challenge 4: Implementing and Troubleshooting HSRP
Objective: Configure and troubleshoot HSRP.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Implementing and Troubleshooting HSRP Lab Procedure
Command List

Module 2: Troubleshooting Basic Connectivity
Objective: Troubleshoot IP connectivity
Lesson 1: Troubleshooting IPv4 Network Connectivity
Objective: Troubleshoot end-to-end connectivity in an IPv4 network
This lesson includes these topics:
Troubleshooting Guidelines
Objective: Show various components of troubleshooting IP connectivity
Discovery 7: Use Troubleshooting Tools
Objective: Describe how troubleshooting tools can be used to verify connectivity issue
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Use Troubleshooting Tools
Troubleshooting Physical Connectivity Issue
Objective: Explain how to identify and fix physical connectivity issues
Identification of Current and Desired Path
Objective: Show how the current and desired path can be identified
Using SPAN for Troubleshooting
Objective: Describe the use of SPAN for troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Default Gateway Issues
Objective: Describe how a misconfigured gateway affects connectivity
Troubleshooting Name Resolution Issue
Objective: Describe how misconfigured name resolution settings affect network connectivity
Discovery 8: Configure and Verify IPv4 Extended Access Lists
Objective: Configure and verify IPv4 extended access-lists
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify IPv4 Extended Access Lists
Troubleshooting ACL Issues
Objective: Describe how a misconfigured ACL affects network connectivity
Discovery 9: Troubleshoot IPv4 Network Connectivity
Objective: Troubleshoot IPv4 network connectivity issues
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Troubleshoot IPv4 Network Connectivity
Challenge
Challenge 5: Troubleshooting IPv4 Connectivity
Objective: Perform IPv4 connectivity troubleshooting based on the challenge introduction.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Troubleshooting IPv4 Connectivity Lab Procedure
Command List
Lesson 2: Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity
Objective: Troubleshoot connectivity in an IPv6 network
This lesson includes these topics:
IPv6 Unicast Addresses
Objective: Describe IPv6 addressing
Troubleshooting End-to-End IPv6 Connectivity
Objective: Describe possible causes of failed IPv6 connectivity
Verification of End-to-End IPv6 Connectivity
Objective: Describe usage of IPv6 end-to-end connectivity verification tools
Identification of Current and Desired IPv6 Path
Objective: Describe how to identify IPv6 paths throughout the network
Troubleshooting Default Gateway Issues in IPv6
Objective: Describe how to verify that the IPv6 default gateway is set correctly
Troubleshooting Name Resolution Issues in IPv6
Objective: Describe how misconfigured DNS settings influence network behavior
Discovery 10: Configure and Verify IPv6 Extended Access Lists
Objective: Configure and verify IPv6 extended access-lists
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify IPv6 Extended Access Lists
Troubleshooting ACL Issues in IPv6
Objective: Describe how a misconfigured IPv6 ACL affects network connectivity
Discovery 11: Troubleshoot IPv6 Network Connectivity
Objective: Troubleshoot IPv6 network connectivity issues
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Troubleshoot IPv6 Network Connectivity
Challenge
Challenge 6: Troubleshooting IPv6 Connectivity
Objective: Perform IPv6 connectivity troubleshooting based on challenge introduction.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Troubleshooting IPv6 Connectivity Lab Procedure
Command List

Module 3: Implementing an EIGRP-Based Solution
Objective: Describe how to configure and troubleshoot EIGRP in an IPv4 environment, and configure EIGRP for IPv6
Lesson 1: Implementing EIGRP
Objective: Introduce dynamic routing protocols, EIGRP, and its basic configuration
This lesson includes these topics:
Dynamic Routing Protocols
Objective: Describe the idea behind dynamic routing protocols
Administrative Distance
Objective: Describe the purpose of administrative distance
EIGRP Features
Objective: Describe EIGRP features
EIGRP Path Selection
Objective: Explain how EIGRP chooses the best path
EIGRP Metric
Objective: Describe the EIGRP composite metric
Discovery 12: Configure and Verify EIGRP
Objective: Configure and verify EIGRP
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify EIGRP
EIGRP Load Balancing
Objective: Explain load balancing with EIGRP
Challenge
Challenge 7: Implementing EIGRP
Objective: Configure and verify EIGRP.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Implementing EIGRP Lab Procedure
Command List
Lesson 2: Implementing EIGRP for IPv6
Objective: Describe the implementation of EIGRP for IPv6
This lesson includes these topics:
EIGRP for IPv6
Objective: Describe how EIGRP is used for IPv6
Discovery 13: Configure and Verify EIGRP for IPv6
Objective: Configure and verify EIGRP for IPv6
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify EIGRP for IPv6
Challenge
Lesson 3: Troubleshooting EIGRP
Objective: Describe how to troubleshoot common EIGRP issues.
This lesson includes these topics:
Troubleshooting EIGRP Issues
Objective: Describe the basic components of troubleshooting a network that is running EIGRP
Troubleshooting EIGRP Neighbor Issues
Objective: Identify and resolve EIGRP neighbor relationship issues
Troubleshooting EIGRP Routing Table Issues
Objective: Identify and resolve EIGRP routing table issues
Troubleshooting EIGRP for IPv6 Issues
Objective: Describe the basic components of troubleshooting a network that is running EIGRP for IPv6
Discovery 14: Troubleshoot EIGRP
Objective: Troubleshoot common EIGRP issues through lab
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Troubleshoot EIGRP
Challenge
Challenge 8: Troubleshooting EIGRP
Objective: Troubleshoot common EIGRP-related issues.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Troubleshooting EIGRP Lab Procedure
Command List

Module 4: Summary Challenge
Objective: Implement and troubleshoot a scalable medium sized network 1
Lesson 1: Implementing and Troubleshooting Scalable Medium-Sized Network
Objective: Implement and troubleshoot a medium sized network.
This lesson includes these topics:
Challenge
Challenge 9: Summary Challenge Lab : 1
Objective: Implement and troubleshoot a scalable medium sized network.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Summary Challenge Lab Procedure
Lesson 2: Implementing and Troubleshooting Scalable Medium-Sized Network 2
Objective: Implement and troubleshoot a medium sized network.
This lesson includes these topics:
Challenge
Challenge 10: Summary Challenge Lab : 2
Objective: Implement and troubleshoot a medium sized network.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Summary Challenge Lab Procedure

Module 5: Implement a Scalable OSPF-Based Solution
Objective: Configure and troubleshoot OSPF in an IPv4 environment and configure OSPF for IPv6
Lesson 1: Understanding OSPF
Objective: Describe the basic components and terms of OSPF
This lesson includes these topics:
Link-State Routing Protocol Overview
Objective: Explain the basic idea behind link-state protocols
Link-State Routing Protocol Data Structures
Objective: Describe the data structures that are used by link-state routing protocols
Introducing OSPF
Objective: Describe the features of OSPF
Establishing OSPF Neighbor Adjacencies
Objective: Describe how OSPF neighbor adjacencies are established
OSPF Neighbor States
Objective: Describe OSPF neighbor states
SPF Algorithm
Objective: Explain how OSPF decides what is the best path through the network
Building a Link-State Database
Objective: Describe how routers build and synchronize the link-state database
OSPF Packet Types
Objective: Describe and understand the OSPF packet Types.
Discovery 15: Configure and Verify Single-Area OSPF
Objective: Configure and verify OSPF configuration.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify Single-Area OSPF
Challenge
Lesson 2: Implementing Multiarea OSPF IPv4
Objective: Describe how to implement a multiarea OSPF
This lesson includes these topics:
OSPF Area Structure
Objective: Describe the concept of areas in OSPF and why it is needed
Single-Area vs. Multiarea OSPF
Objective: Explain the difference between single-area and multiarea OSPF
Discovery 16: Configure and Verify Multiarea OSPF
Objective: Describe how to configure Multiarea OSPF
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify Multiarea OSPF
Challenge
Challenge 11: Implementing Multiarea OSPF
Objective: Configure and verify OSPF.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Implement Multiarea OSPF Lab Procedure
Command List
Lesson 3: Implementing OSPFv3 for IPv6
Objective: Describe how to implement OSPF in an IPv6 network
This lesson includes these topics:
OSPFv3 for IPv6
Objective: Introduce OSPFv3 and describe how it is different from OSPF for IPv4
Discovery 17: Configure and Verify OSPFv3
Objective: Describe how to configure OSPFv3 for IPv6
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify OSPFv3
Challenge
Challenge 12: Implementing OSPFv3 for IPv6
Objective: Configure and verify OSPFv3.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Implementing OSPFv3 for IPv6 Lab Procedure
Command List
Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Multiarea OSPF
Objective: Troubleshoot multiarea OSPF
This lesson includes these topics:
Components of Troubleshooting OSPF
Objective: Describe how to troubleshoot OSPF
Troubleshooting OSPF Neighbor Issues
Objective: Describe how to troubleshoot OSPF neighbor issues
Troubleshooting OSPF Routing Table Issues
Objective: Describe how to troubleshoot OSPF routing table issues
Troubleshooting OSPF Path Selection
Objective: Describe how to troubleshoot OSPF path selection issues
Troubleshooting OSPFv3 Issues
Objective: Describe how to troubleshoot OSPFv3
Discovery 18: Troubleshoot Multiarea OSPF
Objective: Describe how to troubleshoot Multiarea OSPF
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Troubleshoot Multiarea OSPF
Challenge
Challenge 13: Troubleshooting OSPF
Objective: Troubleshoot common OSPF related issues.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Troubleshooting OSPF Lab Procedure
Command List

Module 6: Wide-Area Networks
Objective: Define characteristics, functions, and components of a WAN
Lesson 1: Understanding WAN Technologies
Objective: Learn basic WAN concepts.
This lesson includes these topics:
Introduction to WAN Technologies
Objective: Explain WAN technologies
WAN Topology Options
Objective: Describe the WAN topology options
WAN Connectivity Options
Objective: Describe the major WAN communication link options
Provider-Managed VPNs
Objective: Explain provider-managed VPNs
Enterprise-Managed VPNs
Objective: Explain enterprise-managed VPNs
WAN Devices
Objective: Describe the WAN devices and their functions in a WAN environment
Challenge
Lesson 2: Understanding Point-to-Point Protocols
Objective: Configure a serial connection using PPP.
This lesson includes these topics:
Serial Point-to-Point Communication Links
Objective: Explain the idea behind serial links
Point-to-Point Protocol
Objective: Describe Point-to-Point protocol
Discovery 19: Configure Serial Interface and PPP
Objective: Configure serial interfaces with PPP encapsulation and authentication
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure Serial Interface for PPP
Task 2: Configure PAP Authentication for PPP
Task 3: Configure CHAP Authentication for PPP
Discovery 20: Configure and Verify MLP
Objective: Configure and verify MLP
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify MLP
Discovery 21: Configure and Verify PPPoE Client
Objective: Configure and verify PPPoE
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify PPPoE Client
Challenge
Challenge 14: Implementing WAN Using Point-to-Point Protocols
Objective: Configure and troubleshoot Serial Links
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Implementing WAN using Point-to-Point Protocols Lab Procedure
Command List
Lesson 3: Configuring GRE Tunnels
Objective: Configure GRE tunnels
This lesson includes these topics:
GRE Tunnel Overview
Objective: Describe GRE tunneling
Discovery 22: Configure and Verify GRE Tunnel
Objective: Configure and verify GRE tunnel
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify GRE Tunnel
Challenge
Challenge 15: Implementing GRE Tunnel
Objective: Configure and verify GRE tunnel.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Implementing GRE Tunnel Lab Procedure
Command List
Lesson 4: Configuring Single-Homed EBGP
Objective: Configure and verify single homed EBGP
This lesson includes these topics:
Interdomain Routing
Objective: Describe interdomain routing
Introduction to EBGP
Objective: Describe EBGP basics
Discovery 23: Configure and Verify Single Homed EBGP
Objective: Configure and verify eBGP
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure and Verify Single Homed EBGP
Challenge
Challenge 16: Implementing Single-Homed EBGP
Objective: Configure and verify Single homed eBGP.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Implementing Single-Homed EBGP Lab Procedure
Command List

Module 7: Network Device Management
Objective: Describe how device management can be implemented using the traditional and intelligent ways.
Lesson 1: Implementing Basic Network Device Management and Security
Objective: Describe how network devices can be managed and monitored
This lesson includes these topics:
Mitigating Threats at Access Layer
Objective: Describe common access layer threat mitigation techniques.
External Authentication Options
Objective: Describe TACACS+ and RADIUS options for external authentication
Discovery 24: Configure External Authentication Using RADIUS and TACACS+
Objective: Configure and verify device management using AAA with TACACS+ and RADIUS
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure RADIUS for Console and VTY Access
Task 2: Configure TACACS+ for Console and VTY Access
SNMP Overview
Objective: Explain why SNMP is used and how it works and its versions
Discovery 25: Configure SNMP
Objective: Configure and verify SNMP
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Configure SNMP
Challenge
Challenge 17: Implementing Device Management and Security
Objective: Implement network management using SNMP and AAA.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Implementing Device Management and Security Lab Procedure
Command List
Lesson 2: Evolution of Intelligent Networks
Objective: Describe the smart network management solutions like APIC-EM and IWAN
This lesson includes these topics:
Switch Stacking
Objective: Describe switch stacking and chassis aggregation
Cloud Computing and Its Effect on Enterprise Network
Objective: Describe the effect of cloud computing on enterprise network
Overview of Network Programmability in Enterprise Network
Objective: Describe the basics of SDN and its role in enterprise network
Application Programming Interfaces
Objective: Describe northbound and southbound APIs
Cisco APIC-EM
Objective: Describe APIC-EM and its features
Introducing Cisco Intelligent WAN
Objective: Describe Cisco IWAN
Challenge
Lesson 3: Introducing QoS
Objective: Describe basic QoS concepts.
This lesson includes these topics:
Traffic Characteristics
Objective: Identify different traffic types within an Enterprise network and how those relate to QoS
Need for QoS
Objective: Describe the need for QoS in an Enterprise network
QoS Mechanisms Overview
Objective: Identify basic groups of QoS mechanisms
Trust Boundary
Objective: Describe the significance of a QoS trust boundary
QoS MechanismsClassification and Marking
Objective: Describe the idea behind classification and marking
Classification Tools
Objective: Identify QoS classification tools
QoS MechanismsPolicing, Shaping, and Re-Marking
Objective: Describe the idea behind policing and shaping
Tools for Managing Congestion
Objective: Describe QoS scheduling and queuing mechanims
Tools for Congestion Avoidance
Objective: Describe the idea QoS congestion avoidance
Challenge

Module 8: Summary Challenge
Objective: Implement and troubleshoot a scalable multiarea network
Lesson 1: Implementing and Troubleshooting Scalable Multiarea Network 1
Objective: Implement and troubleshoot a scalable multiarea network.
This lesson includes these topics:
Challenge
Challenge 18: Summary Challenge Lab : 3
Objective: Implementing and troubleshooting a scalable multiarea network.
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Summary Challenge Lab Procedure
Lesson 2: Implementing and Troubleshooting Scalable Multiarea Network 2
Objective: Implement and troubleshoot a scalable multiarea network.
This lesson includes these topics:
Challenge
Challenge 19: Summary Challenge Lab : 4
Objective: Based on last three modules this summary troubleshooting lab needs to be developed
Topology
Job Aid
Task 1: Summary Challenge Lab Procedure
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