Module 1 Introduction
Unit 1 1. Introduction
Unit 2 Course Material Download
Unit 3 2. How to Make the Most of This Course - EXTERNAL
Unit 4 3. The Study Plan
Unit 5 4. Recommended Practice Exams
Unit 6 5. Why Passing the Cisco CCNA is Going to Turbo Charge Your Career
Module 2 How to Set Up the Lab
Unit 1 1. How to Set Up the Lab Introduction
Unit 2 2. Cisco Packet Tracer Installation
Unit 3 3. Packet Tracer Installation Notes and FAQ
Module 3 Host to Host Communications
Unit 1 1. Host to Host Communications Intro
Unit 2 2. A (Very) Basic Introduction to Networking
Unit 3 3. The OSI Reference Model Overview
Unit 4 4. The TCP/IP Stack
Unit 5 5. The Upper OSI Layers
Unit 6 6. The Lower OSI Layers
Module 4 The Cisco IOS Operating System
Unit 1 1. The IOS Operating System Intro
Unit 2 2. Cisco Operating Systems
Unit 3 3a. Connecting to a Cisco Device over the Network
Unit 4 3b. Making the Initial Connection to a Cisco Device
Unit 5 4a. Navigating the Cisco IOS Operating System Part 1
Unit 6 4b. Navigating the Cisco IOS Operating System Part 2
Unit 7 5. Cisco IOS Configuration Management
Unit 8 Lab Exercise
Module 5 OSI Layer 4 - The Transport Layer
Unit 1 1. OSI Layer 4 - The Transport Layer Intro
Unit 2 2. The Transport Layer Header, TCP and UDP
Module 6 OSI Layer 3 - The Network Layer
Unit 1 1. OSI Layer 3 - The Network Layer Intro
Unit 2 2. The IP Header
Unit 3 3. Unicast, Broadcast and Multicast Traffic
Unit 4 4. How to Count in Binary
Unit 5 5. IPv4 Addresses
Unit 6 6. Calculating an IPv4 Address in Binary
Unit 7 7. The Subnet Mask
Unit 8 8. Slash Notation
Module 7 IP Address Classes
Unit 1 1. IP Address Classes Intro
Unit 2 2. Class A IP Addresses
Unit 3 3. IP Address Classes B and C
Unit 4 4. IP Address Classes D and E
Module 8 Subnetting
Unit 1 1. Subnetting Intro
Unit 2 2. CIDR Classless Inter-Domain Routing
Unit 3 3. Subnetting Overview
Unit 4 4. Subnetting Class C Networks and VLSM
Unit 5 5. Subnetting Practice Questions
Unit 6 6. Variable Length Subnet Masking Example Part 1
Unit 7 7. Variable Length Subnet Masking Example Part 2
Unit 8 8. Subnetting Large Networks Part 1
Unit 9 9. Subnetting Large Networks Part 2
Unit 10 10. Subnetting on the 3rd Octet - Written Example
Unit 11 11. Subnetting on the 4th Octet - Written Example
Unit 12 12. Private IP Addresses Part 1
Unit 13 13. Private IP Addresses Part 2
Unit 14 14. Where to Get More Subnetting Practice
Module 9 OSI Layer 2 - The Data-Link Layer
Unit 1 1. OSI Layer 2 - The Data-Link Layer Intro
Unit 2 2. Local Area Network Layer 2 - Ethernet
Module 10 OSI Layer 1 - The Physical Layer
Unit 1 1. OSI Layer 1 - The Physical Layer Intro
Unit 2 2. Ethernet Connection Media
Module 11 Cisco Device Functions
Unit 1 1. Cisco Device Functions Intro
Unit 2 2. Switches vs Hubs
Unit 3 3. Switch Operation
Unit 4 4. Routers
Unit 5 5. Other Cisco Devices
Unit 6 Lab Exercise
Module 12 The Life of a Packet
Unit 1 1. The Life of a Packet Intro
Unit 2 2. DNS The Domain Name System
Unit 3 3. DNS on Cisco Routers
Unit 4 4. ARP Address Resolution Protocol
Unit 5 5. ARP for Routed Traffic
Unit 6 6. Life of a Packet Example Part 1 - DNS
Unit 7 7. Life of a Packet Example Part 2 - HTTP
Unit 8 Lab Exercises
Module 13 The Cisco Troubleshooting Methodology
Unit 1 1. The Cisco Troubleshooting Methodology Intro
Unit 2 2. The Cisco Troubleshooting Methodology
Unit 3 3. Cisco Troubleshooting Methodology - Lab Example
Unit 4 Lab Exercises
Module 14 Cisco Router and Switch Basics
Unit 1 1. Cisco Router and Switch Basics Intro
Unit 2 2. Basic Router and Switch Configuration
Unit 3 3. The Setup Wizard
Unit 4 4. Speed and Duplex Settings
Unit 5 5. CDP and LLDP
Unit 6 6. Basic Layer 1 and 2 Troubleshooting
Unit 7 7. Basic Layer 1 and 2 Troubleshooting - Lab Demo
Unit 8 Lab Exercises
Module 15 Cisco Device Management
Unit 1 1. Cisco Device Management Intro
Unit 2 2. The Boot Up Process
Unit 3 3. The Boot Up Process Lab Demo
Unit 4 4. Factory Reset and Password Recovery
Unit 5 5. Password Recovery Lab Demo
Unit 6 6. Backing up the System Image and Configuration
Unit 7 7. Upgrading IOS
Unit 8 Lab Exercises
Module 16 Routing Fundamentals
Unit 1 1. Routing Fundamentals Intro
Unit 2 2. Connected and Local Routes
Unit 3 3. Connected and Local Routes Lab Demo
Unit 4 4. Static Routes
Unit 5 5. Static Routes Lab Demo
Unit 6 6. Summarisation and Default Routes
Unit 7 7. Summary Routes and Longest Prefix Match Lab Demo
Unit 8 8. Default Routes and Load Balancing Lab Demo
Unit 9 Lab Exercises
Module 17 Dynamic Routing Protocols
Unit 1 1. Dynamic Routing Protocols Introduction
Unit 2 2. Dynamic Routing Protocols vs Static Routes
Unit 3 3. Dynamic Routing Protocols Lab Demo
Unit 4 4. Routing Protocol Types
Unit 5 5. Routing Protocol Types Lab Demo
Unit 6 6. Routing Protocol Metrics
Unit 7 7. Routing Protocol Metrics Lab Demo
Unit 8 8. Equal Cost Multi Path
Unit 9 9. Equal Cost Multi Path Lab Demo
Unit 10 10. Administrative Distance
Unit 11 11. Administrative Distance Lab Demo
Unit 12 12. Loopback Interfaces
Unit 13 13. Adjacencies and Passive Interfaces
Unit 14 14. Adjacencies and Passive Interfaces Lab Demo
Unit 15 Lab Exercises
Module 18 Connectivity Troubleshooting
Unit 1 1. Connectivity Troubleshooting Intro
Unit 2 2. Basic Connectivity Troubleshooting
Unit 3 Lab Exercises
Module 19 IGP Interior Gateway Protocol Fundamentals
Unit 1 1. RIP and EIGRP Fundamentals Introduction
Unit 2 2. RIP the Routing Information Protocol
Unit 3 3. RIP Lab Demo
Unit 4 4. EIGRP - the Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
Unit 5 5. EIGRP Lab Demo
Unit 6 Lab Exercises
Module 20 OSPF - Open Shortest Path First
Unit 1 1. OSPF Introduction
Unit 2 2. OSPF Characteristics
Unit 3 3. OSPF Basic Configuration
Unit 4 4. OSPF Basic Configuration Lab Demo
Unit 5 5. OSPF Advanced Topics
Unit 6 6. OSPF Advanced Topics Lab Demo
Unit 7 7. Bandwidth vs Clock Rate and Speed
Unit 8 8. OSPF Cost Metric
Unit 9 9. OSPF Cost Metric Lab Demo
Unit 10 10. OSPF Adjacencies
Unit 11 11. OSPF DR and BDR Designated Routers
Unit 12 12. OSPF DR and BDR Lab Demo
Unit 13 13. OSPF Areas
Unit 14 14. OSPF Areas Lab Demo
Unit 15 Lab Exercises
Module 21 VLANs Virtual Local Area Networks
Unit 1 1. VLANs Introduction
Unit 2 2. Campus LAN Design - Core, Distribution and Access Layers
Unit 3 2b. Spine-Leaf Network Design
Unit 4 3. Why we have VLANs
Unit 5 4. VLAN Access Ports
Unit 6 5. VLAN Access Ports Lab Demo
Unit 7 6. VLAN Trunk Ports
Unit 8 7. VLAN Trunk Ports Lab Demo
Unit 9 8. DTP Dynamic Trunking Protocol
Unit 10 9. VTP VLAN Trunking Protocol
Unit 11 10. VTP Lab Demo
Unit 12 Lab Exercises
Module 22 Inter-VLAN Routing
Unit 1 1. Inter-VLAN Routing Introduction
Unit 2 2. Router with Separate Interfaces
Unit 3 3. Router on a Stick
Unit 4 4. Layer 3 Switch
Unit 5 5. Layer 3 Switch Lab Demo
Unit 6 Lab Exercises
Module 23 DHCP - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Unit 1 1. DHCP Introduction
Unit 2 2. DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Unit 3 3. Cisco DHCP Server
Unit 4 4. External DHCP Server
Unit 5 5. Cisco DHCP Client
Unit 6 6. Windows, Mac and Linux client IP settings
Unit 7 Lab Exercises
Module 24 HSRP - Hot Standby Router Protocol
Unit 1 1. HSRP Introduction
Unit 2 2. Network Redundancy
Unit 3 3. FHRP First Hop Redundancy Protocols
Unit 4 4. HSRP Hot Standby Router Protocol
Unit 5 5. HSRP Advanced Topics
Unit 6 Lab Exercises
Module 25 STP - Spanning Tree Protocol
Unit 1 1. Spanning Tree Protocol Introduction
Unit 2 2. Layer 3 Path Selection and Loop Prevention Review
Unit 3 3. Why we have the Spanning Tree Protocol
Unit 4 4. Spanning Tree Terminology - The Bridge
Unit 5 5. How Spanning Tree Works
Unit 6 6. Spanning Tree Versions
Unit 7 7. Verification - show spanning-tree
Unit 8 8. Verification - show mac address-table
Unit 9 9. Manipulating the Root Bridge Election
Unit 10 10. Spanning Tree and HSRP Alignment
Unit 11 11. Portfast, BPDU Guard and Root Guard
Unit 12 Lab Exercises
Module 26 EtherChannel
Unit 1 1. EtherChannel Introduction
Unit 2 2. Why we have EtherChannel
Unit 3 3. EtherChannel Load Balancing
Unit 4 4. EtherChannel Protocols and Configuration
Unit 5 5. EtherChannel Lab Demo
Unit 6 6. StackWise, VSS and vPC
Unit 7 7. Layer 3 EtherChannel
Unit 8 Lab Exercises
Module 27 Switch Security
Unit 1 1. Switch Security Introduction
Unit 2 2. DHCP Snooping
Unit 3 3. DAI Dynamic ARP Inspection
Unit 4 4. 802.1X Identity Based Networking
Unit 5 5. Preventing Unauthorised Devices with Port Security
Unit 6 6. Preventing Unauthorised Devices with Port Security Lab Demo
Unit 7 7. Locking Ports to Hosts with Port Security
Unit 8 8. Locking Ports to Hosts with Port Security Lab Demo
Unit 9 Lab Exercises
Module 28 ACLs - Access Control Lists
Unit 1 1. Access Control Lists Introduction
Unit 2 2. Access Control Lists Overview
Unit 3 3. Standard, Extended and Named ACLs
Unit 4 4. ACL Syntax
Unit 5 5. ACL Operations
Unit 6 6. Numbered ACLs Lab Demo
Unit 7 7. Named ACLs Lab Demo
Unit 8 Lab Exercises
Module 29 NAT - Network Address Translation
Unit 1 1. Network Address Translation Introduction
Unit 2 2. IPv4 Address Exhaustion and NAT
Unit 3 3. Static NAT
Unit 4 4. NAT Translations - Inside Local, Inside Global, Outside Local, Outside Global
Unit 5 5. Static NAT Lab Demo
Unit 6 6. Dynamic NAT
Unit 7 7. Dynamic NAT Lab Demo
Unit 8 8. PAT Port Address Translation
Unit 9 9. PAT Port Address Translation Lab Demo
Unit 10 Lab Exercises
Module 30 IPv6 Addressing and Routing
Unit 1 1. IPv6 Addressing Introduction
Unit 2 2. Why We Need IPv6
Unit 3 3. The IPv6 Address Format
Unit 4 4. IPv6 Global Unicast Addresses
Unit 5 5. IPv6 Global Unicast Addresses Lab Demo
Unit 6 6. EUI-64 Addresses
Unit 7 7. Unique Local and Link Local Addresses
Unit 8 8. Link Local Addresses Lab Demo
Unit 9 9. SLAAC Stateless Address AutoConfiguration
Unit 10 10. IPv6 Static Routes
Unit 11 11. IPv6 Static Routes Lab Demo
Unit 12 Lab Exercises
Module 31 WAN - Wide Area Networks
Unit 1 1. WAN Introduction
Unit 2 2. WAN Overview
Unit 3 3. VPN - Virtual Private Networks
Unit 4 4. WAN Connectivity Options
Unit 5 5. Leased Lines
Unit 6 6. MPLS Multi Protocol Label Switching
Unit 7 7. PPPoE Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet
Unit 8 8. WAN Topology Options
Module 32 The Security Threat Landscape
Unit 1 1. The Security Threat Landscape Introduction
Unit 2 2. The Security Threat Landscape
Unit 3 3. Common Attacks
Unit 4 4. Firewalls and IDS/IPS
Unit 5 5. Firewalls vs Packet Filters
Unit 6 6. Cryptography
Unit 7 7. TLS Transport Layer Security
Unit 8 8. Site-to-Site VPN Virtual Private Networks
Unit 9 9. Remote Access VPN Virtual Private Networks
Unit 10 10. Threat Defense Solutions
Module 33 Cisco Device Security
Unit 1 1. Cisco Device Security Introduction
Unit 2 2. Line Level Security
Unit 3 3. Privileged Exec and Password Encryption
Unit 4 4. Line Level Security Lab Demo
Unit 5 5. Usernames and Privilege Levels
Unit 6 6. SSH Secure Shell
Unit 7 7. SSH Secure Shell Lab Demo
Unit 8 8. AAA Authentication, Authorization and Accounting
Unit 9 9. AAA Configuration
Unit 10 10. Global Security Best Practices
Unit 11 11. Global Security Best Practices Lab Demo
Unit 12 Lab Exercises
Module 34 Network Device Management
Unit 1 1. Network Device Management Introduction
Unit 2 2. Syslog
Unit 3 3. Terminal Monitor and Logging Synchronous
Unit 4 4. Syslog Lab Demo
Unit 5 5. SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
Unit 6 6. SNMP Lab Demo
Unit 7 7. SNMPv3 Configuration
Unit 8 8. SNMPv3 Lab Demo
Unit 9 9. Syslog vs SNMP
Unit 10 Lab Exercises
Module 35 QoS Quality of Service
Unit 1 1. QoS Introduction
Unit 2 2. QoS Overview
Unit 3 3. Classification and Marking
Unit 4 4. Congestion Management
Unit 5 5. Policing and Shaping
Module 36 Cloud Computing
Unit 1 1. Cloud Computing Introduction
Unit 2 2. Traditional IT Deployment Models
Unit 3 3. Defining Cloud Computing
Unit 4 4. Cloud Computing Case Study
Unit 5 5. Server Virtualization
Unit 6 6. Virtualizing Network Devices
Unit 7 7. Cloud Service Models
Unit 8 8. Cloud Deployment Models
Unit 9 9. Cloud Computing Advantages
Module 37 Wireless Networking Fundamentals
Unit 1 1. Wireless Fundamentals Introduction
Unit 2 2. Wireless Network Types
Unit 3 3. Infrastructure Mode and Wireless Access Points
Unit 4 4. Wireless LAN Controllers and CAPWAP
Unit 5 5. Switch Configuration for Wireless Networks
Unit 6 6. Wireless Channels and Radio Frequencies
Unit 7 7. Wireless Security
Unit 8 8. Switch Configuration for Wireless - Lab Demo
Unit 9 9. Wireless Network Configuration - Lab Demo
Unit 10 Lab Exercises
Module 38 Network Automation and Programmability
Unit 1 1. Network Automation and Programmability Introduction
Unit 2 2. The Benefits of Network Automation and Programmability
Unit 3 3. Python, Git, GitHub and CI-CD
Unit 4 4. Data Serialization Formats: XML, JSON and YAML
Unit 5 5. APIs - CRUD, REST and SOAP
Unit 6 6. Model Driven Programmability - YANG, NETCONF, RESTCONF and gRPC
Unit 7 7. Lab Demo - Testing APIs with Postman
Unit 8 8. Configuration Management Tools - Ansible, Puppet and Chef
Unit 9 9. Ansible Lab Demo
Unit 10 10. SDN Software Defined Networking
Unit 11 11. Software Defined Architecture - DNA Center
Unit 12 12. Software Defined Architecture - SD-Access
Unit 13 13. Software Defined Architecture - SD-WAN
Unit 14 14. Further Automation Learning Resources
Unit 15 15. Thank You and Recommended Practice Exams