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CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Complete Video Course with Practice Tests

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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-458070-2
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CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Complete Video Course

More Than 25 Hours of Video Instruction


CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Complete Video Course is a comprehensive training course that brings Cisco CCNA exam topics to life through the use of real-world demonstrations, animations, live instruction, and configurations, making learning these foundational networking topics easy and fun.


Best-selling author, expert instructor, and double CCIE Kevin Wallace walks you through the full range of topics on the CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 exam, including fundamentals of networking, LAN switching, IP routing, Wide Area Networks (WANs), network services, securing network devices, and network management. This unique product contains multiple types of video presentations, including live instructor whiteboarding, real-world demonstrations, animations of network activity, dynamic KeyNote presentations, doodle videos, and hands-on router and switch CLI configuration and troubleshooting in real lab environments, enabling you to learn both the concepts and the hands-on application.

The 300+ videos contained in this product provide more than 25 hours of instruction. Modules are divided into easy-to-digest lessons and sublessons, and each lesson concludes with an interactive quiz to help assess your knowledge. The eight modules map to the exam objectives and conclude with summaries and module and glossary review quizzes, challenging you to recall information across multiple topics. Forty-six interactive hands-on exercises are integrated throughout the course, challenging you to apply the knowledge you’ve learned in each lesson. The product concludes with a series of lessons that give you valuable advice to help prepare for the actual exam.

This title also includes Four full CCNA practice exams that run in the powerful Pearson Test Prep practice test software. Constructed to help you assess your exam readiness, these practice tests

* Enable you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams
* Include direct references to the Complete Video Course lessons so you can easily reference video content to understand the concepts behind the questions
* Provide unique sets of exam-realistic practice questions
* Track your performance and provide feedback to help you focus your study where it is needed most

Designed to take you inside CCNA networking concepts in a unique and interactive way, CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Complete Video Course is guaranteed to help you master the foundational networking topics that will help you succeed on the exam and on the job.

Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements:

Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, or Vista (SP2), Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Client; Pentium-class 1 GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB disk space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam; access to the Internet to register and download exam databases

Skill Level

What You Will Learn
* Network reference models, protocols, and infrastructure components
* Cloud resources
* Network architectures
* Network cabling
* IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
* Cisco Catalyst Switch configuration
* Virtual LANs (VLANs), trunking, and VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
* Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
* EtherChannel and Voice VLANs
* Basic router operation, configuration, and verification
* Routing fundamentals
* Routing between VLANs
* RIP, OSPF, and EIGRP routing protocols
* Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) and BGP
* Options for WAN connectivity and WAN topologies
* Switch security and ACLs
* Network management protocols and device management
* Troubleshooting Cisco routers and switches
* Network programmability, SDN, and APIC-EM Path Trace ACL Analysis tool
* Exam preparation strategies

Who Should Take This Course

* Anyone interested in obtaining their Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing & Switching certification
* Anyone interested in learning fundamental networking skills

Course Requirements

This complete video training product does not assume any prior knowledge of network administration or configuration, but you should understand the fundamental purposes of a network and be comfortable working with a computer.

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Table of Contents

Course Introduction
Module 1: Fundamentals of Networking
Lesson 1: Network Reference Models and Protocols
The OSI Model
Interactive Exercise 1: OSI Model
Interactive Exercise 2: OSI Equipment Identification
The DoD Model
Interactive Exercise 3: DOD Model
Domain Name System (DNS)
Ports and Protocols
Protocol Data Units (PDUs)
Lesson 2: Infrastructure Components
Common Network Infrastructure Devices
Wireless Access Points and Controllers
Lesson 3: Cloud Resources
Cloud Computing Fundamentals
Accessing Cloud Services
Virtual Services
Lesson 4: Network Architecture
Star Topology
Mesh Topology
Collapsed Core vs. Three-Tier Architectures
Interactive Exercise 4: Topology Recognition
Lesson 5: Network Cabling
Copper Cables
Fiber Cables
Copper Connectors
Fiber Connectors
EIA/TIA 568 Standards
Interactive Exercise 5: RJ45 Wiring
Lesson 6: Basic Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Fundamentals
Cisco's Structured Troubleshooting Model
Lesson 7: IPv4 Addressing
Binary Numbering
IPv4 Address Formatting
Address Classes
Private vs. Public IPv4 Addresses
IPv4 Multicast
The Need for Subnetting
Calculating Available Subnets
Calculating Available Hosts
Subnetting Demo #1
Subnetting Demo #2
Subnetting Demo #3
Calculating Usable Ranges of IPv4 Addresses
Subnetting Demo #4
Subnetting Demo #5
Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)
Interactive Exercise 6: Binary to Decimal Conversion
Interactive Exercise 7: Decimal to Binary Conversion
Interactive Exercise 8: Calculating Dotted Decimal Notations from Subnet Masks
Interactive Exercise 9: Calculating the number of subnet hosts
Lesson 8: IPv6 Addressing
IPv6 Address Format
Shortening an IPv6 Address
Interactive Exercise 10: Valid IPv6 Addressing
IPv6 Address - Practice Exercise
Global Unicast
IPv6 Multicast
Link Local
Unique Local
Solicited-Node Multicast
Modified EUI-64
IPv6 Traffic Flows
Module 1 Summary
Module 1 Quiz
Module 1 Glossary Quiz
Module 2: LAN Switching
Lesson 1: Fundamentals of Ethernet
Ethernet Standards
Interactive Exercise 11: Speed Standards
Structure of an Ethernet Frame
Collision Domains
Interactive Exercise 12: Identifying Collision Domains
Broadcast Domains
Interactive Exercise 13: Identifying Broadcast Domains
MAC Addresses
Traffic Flow Through a Switched Network
Interactive Exercise 14: Traffic Flow exercise
Lesson 2: Basic Cisco Catalyst Switch Configuration
Port Addressing
Connecting via the Console
Configuring a Management IP Address
Configuring a Default Gateway
Setting Console and VTY Passwords
Checking for Connectivity with Ping
Enabling Telnet Access
Enabling SSH Access
Viewing Version Information
Viewing Current Configuration
MAC Address Table Examination
Setting a Hostname
Setting the Enable Password on Switches
Setting the Exec Timeout
Encrypting Passwords on Switches
Creating a Banner
Specifying Port Speed and Duplex
Saving the Configuration
Interactive Exercise 15: Switch Show Commands
Interactive Exercise 16: Configuration Challenge
Lesson 3: Virtual LANs (VLANs)
VLAN Theory
VLAN Creation
Assigning Ports to a VLAN
Interactive Exercise 17: VLAN Exercise
Lesson 4: Trunking
Trunking Theory
Trunking Modes
Creating Trunks
Interactive Exercise 18: Trunk Creation
VLAN Pruning
Lesson 5: VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
VTP Theory
VTP Configuration
Interactive Exercise 19: VTP Exercise
Lesson 6: Troubleshooting Switch Operation
Isolating the Issue
Checking Interface Status
Checking for Interface Errors
Checking a Port's VLAN Membership
Checking a Trunk's Status
Lesson 7: Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
Introduction to STP
STP Port States
STP Practice Exercise
Interactive Exercise 20: Identifying STP Roles
STP Convergence Times
STP Variants
PVST+ Calculation
PVST+ Configuration
PVST+ Theory
RPVST+ Configuration
Interactive Exercise 21: RPVST+ Configuration
Lesson 8: EtherChannel
EtherChannel Theory
EtherChannel Port Options
Layer 2 EtherChannel Configuration
Interactive Exercise 22: Layer 2 EtherChannel Configuration
Layer 3 EtherChannel Configuration
EtherChannel Troubleshooting
Lesson 9: Voice VLANs
Voice VLAN Theory
Voice VLAN Configuration
Module 2 Summary
Module 2 Quiz
Module 2 Glossary Quiz
Module 3: IP Routing
Lesson 1: Basic Router Operation
Packet Flow Through a Routed Network
Sources of Route Information
IP Routing Table
Packet Forwarding
Interactive Exercise 23: Identifying the Exiting Interface
Lesson 2: Basic Router Configuration and Verification
Router LEDs
Interface Addressing
Console vs. VTY Lines
Checking for Connectivity with Ping
Connecting Insecurely with Telnet
Connecting Security with SSH
Checking the Cisco IOS Version
Viewing the Current Router Configuration
Viewing Interface Status
Setting a Hostname
Setting the Enable Password on Routers
Setting the Exec Timeout
Encrypting Passwords on Routers
Assigning an IPv4 Address to an Interface
Assigning an IPv6 Address to an Interface
Basic Router Setup
Interactive Exercise 24: Basic Route Show Commands
Lesson 3: Routing Fundamentals
Configuring Static Routes for IPv4
Configuring Static Routes for IPv6
Overview of Routing Protocols
Administrative Distance
Interactive Exercise 25: Administrative Distance
Split Horizon
Next Hop Address
Passive Interfaces
Lesson 4: Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
RIP Overview
RIPv2 Configuration
Lesson 5: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Introduction to Dijkstra's Algorithm
Dijkstra's Algorithm Calculation
OSPF Overview
OSPF Neighbor Formation
OSPF Areas
OSPFv2 Configuration
OSPFv2 Verification
OSPF Cost Calculation
OSPF Cost Configuration
Designated and Backup Designated Routers
OSPF Network Types
OSPF Timers
OSPF Passive Interfaces
OSPFv3 Configuration
OSPFv3 Verification
OSPF Troubleshooting Exercise #1
OSPF Troubleshooting Exercise #2
Interactive Exercise 26: OSPF CLI Interactivity
Interactive Exercise 27: Enabling OSPF IPv4 Interfaces
Interactive Exercise 28: Configuring Cost for OSPF
Interactive Exercise 29: Changing the Default Cost Calculation
Interactive Exercise 30: Enabling OSPF IPv6 Interfaces
Lesson 6: Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
EIGRP Overview
EIGRP Components
EIGRP Data Structures
EIGRP Timers
EIGRP Metric Calculation
The EIGRP Feasibility Condition
EIGRP for IPv4 Configuration and Verification
Configuring Unequal Cost Load Balancing
EIGRP for IPv6 Overview
EIGRP for IPv6 Configuration
EIGRP for IPv6 Verification
EIGRP Troubleshooting Exercise #1
EIGRP Troubleshooting Exercise #2
Interactive Exercise 31: EIGRP CLI Interactivity
Interactive Exercise 32: Enabling EIGRP IPv4 Interfaces
Interactive Exercise 33: Enabling EIGRP IPv6 Interfaces
Module 3 Summary
Module 3 Quiz
Module 3 Glossary Quiz
Module 4: Wide Area Networks (WANs)
Lesson 1: Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Configuring and Verifying PPP and MLPPP
Configure and Verify PPPoE Client-Side Interfaces
Troubleshooting PPP and PPPoE
Lesson 2: Options for WAN Connectivity
Metro Ethernet
VPN Fundamentals
GRE Tunnel Theory and Configuration
Interactive Exercise 34: Creating GRE Tunnels
Troubleshooting GRE Issues
DMVPN Fundamentals
Lesson 3: WAN Topologies
WAN Topology Examples
Single Homed vs. Dual Homed
Lesson 4: Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
BGP Overview
BGP Configuration and Verification
Interactive Exercise 35: BGP Configuration
Module 4 Summary
Module 4 Quiz
Module 4 Glossary Quiz
Module 5: Network Services
Lesson 1: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
DHCP Theory
IP Helper Address
Configuring a Router as a DHCP Server
Lesson 2: Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
HSRP Operation
HSRP Configuration
Lesson 3: Network Address Translation (NAT)
NAT Fundamentals
Static NAT Configuration
Dynamic NAT Configuration
Interactive Exercise 36: Dynamic NAT Configuration
Port Address Translation (PAT) Configuration
Interactive Exercise 37: NAT Review
Lesson 4: Network Time Protocol (NTP)
NTP Theory
NTP Configuration and Verification
Lesson 5: Quality of Service (QoS)
Fundamentals of QoS
Traffic Markings
Trusting Devices
Prioritizing Traffic Types
Shaping vs. Policing
QoS Configuration Example
Module 5 Summary
Module 5 Quiz
Module 5 Glossary Quiz
Module 6: Securing Network Devices
Lesson 1: Switch Security
Physical Security
Switch Port Security
Shutting Down Unused Ports
Putting Unused Ports in an Unused VLAN
Non-Default Native VLAN
DHCP Snooping
Interactive Exercise 38: Securing a Switch
Interactive Exercise 39: Switchport mode sticky
Lesson 2: Access Control Lists (ACLs)
ACL Overview
Standard ACLs
Numbered Extended ACLs
Named Extended ACLs
ACL Considerations
Troubleshooting ACLs
Interactive Exercise 40: Wild Card Masks
Interactive Exercise 41: ACL CLI Interactivity
Interactive Exercise 42: ACL Configuration
Module 6 Summary
Module 6 Quiz
Module 6 Glossary Quiz
Module 7: Network Management
Lesson 1: Network Management Protocols
Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
Using CDP or LLDP to Map a Network
Syslog Operation
Syslog Configuration and Verification
SNMP Operation
SNMPv2 Configuration and Verification
SNMPv3 Configuration and Verification
Interactive Exercise 43: SNMPv3 Configuration
Cisco IP SLA Fundamentals
Cisco IP SLA Configuration
Interactive Exercise 44: Network Management exercise
Lesson 2: Device Management
Understanding a Router's Boot Sequence
Differentiating Between Boot Options
Working with Cisco IOS Files
Cisco IOS Images
Cisco IOS Licenses
Password Recovery
Interactive Exercise 45: Password Recovery Order of Operations
Interactive Exercise 46: Password Recovery Steps
Lesson 3: Troubleshooting with Cisco IOS Tools
Checking Connectivity with Ping
Tracing a Route
Using the Terminal Monitor Feature
Troubleshooting Case Study
Local SPAN
Lesson 4: Network Programmability
Fundamentals of Software Defined Networking (SDN)
Introducing the APIC-EM
Basic Controller Programming
Using the APIC-EM Path Trace ACL Analysis Tool
Module 7 Summary
Module 7 Quiz
Module 7 Glossary Quiz
Module 8: Final Preparation
Lesson 1: How to Register for the Exam
Lesson 2: Study Strategies
Lesson 3: What to Do on Exam Day
Module 8 Summary

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