Routing & Switching (CCNA)

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching is a certification program for entry-level network engineers that helps maximize your investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of your employer’s network. CCNA Routing and Switching is for Network Specialists, Network Administrators, and Network Support Engineers with 1-3 years of experience. The CCNA Routing and Switching validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.

What You'll Learn
Who Needs to Attend

What You'll Learn

Network fundamentals and how to build simple LANs
Establish Internet connectivity
Manage network device security
IPv6 basics
Troubleshoot VLAN issues
Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
Configure EtherChannel

Layer 3 redundancy
Troubleshoot IP connectivity
Characteristics, functions, and components of a WAN
Configure and troubleshoot EIGRP in an IPv4 environment
Configure EIGRP for IPv6
Configure, verify, and troubleshoot multiarea OSPF
SNMP, syslog, and NetFlow
Manage Cisco device configurations, IOS images, and licenses

Who Needs to Attend

Individuals seeking CCNA Routing and Switching certification
Pre- and post-sales network engineers involved in installing and supporting enterprise branch office networks
Entry-level network engineers, network administrators, network support technicians, and help desk technicians


A solid understanding of IPv4 and IPv6 based networks
A basic knowledge of network subnetting and IP routing
Complete the 10 hours of pre-class activity
TCP/IP Networking

Operation of IP Data Networks

1.1 Recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices such as routers, switches, bridges and hubs

1.2 Select the components required to meet a given network specification

1.3 Identify common applications and their impact on the network

1.4 Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP/IP models

1.5 Predict the data flow between two hosts across a network

1.6 Identify the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect Cisco network devices to other network devices and hosts in a LAN

IP Addressing (IPv4/IPv6)

3.1 Describe the operation and necessity of using private and public IP addresses for IPv4 addressing
3.2 Identify the appropriate IPv6 addressing scheme to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment
3.3 Identify the appropriate IPv4 addressing scheme using VLSM and summarization to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment.
3.4 Describe the technological

IP Services

5.1 Configure and verify DHCP (IOS Router)

5.2 Describe the types, features, and applications of ACLs

5.3 Configure and verify ACLs in a network environment

5.4 Identify the basic operation of NAT

5.5 Configure and verify NAT for given network requirements

5.6 Configure and verify NTP as a client.

5.7 Recognize High availability (FHRP)
5.8 Configure and verify syslog

5.9 Describe SNMP v2 and v3


7.1 Troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing and host configurations

7.2 Troubleshoot and resolve VLAN problems

7.3 Troubleshoot and resolve trunking problems on Cisco switches

7.4 Troubleshoot and resolve ACL issues

7.5 Troubleshoot and resolve Layer 1 problems

7.6 Identify and correct common network problems

7.7 Troubleshoot and resolve spanning tree operation issues

7.8 Troubleshoot and resolve routing issues
7.9 Troubleshoot and resolve OSPF problems

7.10 Troubleshoot and resolve EIGRP problems
7.11 Troubleshoot and resolve interVLAN routing problems

7.12 Troubleshoot and resolve WAN implementation issues

7.13 Monitor Net Flow statistics

7.14 TS Ether Channel problems

LAN Switching Technologies

2.1 Determine the technology and media access control method for Ethernet networks

2.2 Identify basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches

2.2.a Collision Domains
2.2.b Broadcast Domains
2.2.c Ways to switch
2.2.c [i] Store
2.2.c [ii] Forward
2.2.c [iii] Cut through
2.2.d CAM Table

2.3 Configure and verify initial switch configuration including remote access management

2.3.a hostname
2.3.b mgmt IP address
2.3.c IP default-gateway
2.3.d local user and password
2.3.e enable secret password
2.3.f console and VTY logins
2.3.g exec-timeout
2.3.h service password encryption
2.3.i copy run start

2.4 Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities such as
2.4.a ping
2.4.b telnet
2.4.c SSH

2.5 Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and the need for routing between them
2.5.a Explain network segmentation and basic traffic management concepts

2.6 Configure and verify VLANs

2.7 Configure and verify trunking on Cisco switches
2.7.a dtp (topic)
2.7.b auto-negotiation

2.8 Identify enhanced switching technologies
2.8.a RSTP
2.8.b PVSTP
2.8.c Etherchannels

2.9 Configure and verify PVSTP operation
2.9.a Describe root bridge election
2.9.b Spanning tree mode

IP Routing Technologies

4.1 Describe basic routing concepts

4.2 Configure and verify utilizing the CLI to set basic Router configuration

4.3 Configure and verify operation status of a device interface

4.4 Verify router configuration and network connectivity using

4.5 Configure and verify routing configuration for a static or default route given specific routing requirements

4.6 Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols

4.7 Configure and verify OSPF

4.8 Configure and verify interVLAN routing (Router on a stick)

4.9 Configure SVI interfaces

4.10 Manage Cisco IOS Files

4.11 Configure and verify EIGRP (single AS)

Network Device Security

6.1 Configure and verify network device security features
6.2 Configure and verify Switch Port Security
6.3 Configure and verify ACLs to filter network traffic
6.4 Configure and verify ACLs to limit telnet and SSH access to the router

WAN Technologies

8.1 Identify different WAN technologies

8.2 Configure and verify a basic WAN serial connection

8.3 Configure and verify a PPP connection between Cisco routers

8.4 Configure and verify Frame Relay on Cisco routers

8.5 Implement and troubleshoot PPPoE