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Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching Combo

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP®) validates the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voic... Show More
Course Prerequisites:
CCNA
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R45,998.85

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Duration
15 Days

Course Content

ROUTE: Implementing Cisco IP Routing

Lesson 1 – Getting Started with Cisco CCNP ROUTE Training

In this lesson, we’ll look at what we’ll cover in the course, you’ll meet your instructor, and we’ll discuss the routing system we’ll build throughout the course.

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Lesson 2 – IP Routing Fundamentals Review

In this lesson, we’ll review the fundamental principles of Internet Protocol routing, consider key technology elements, and examine general principles used throughout the course.

  • Routing Theory
  • Classful vs. Classless Routing
  • Static and Default Routing
  • Fundamentals of Dynamic Routing Protocols

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Lesson 3 – CCNP ROUTE Lab Setup

In this lesson, we’ll take an in-depth look at the Cisco routing environment that we will build in increments throughout the course. When completed, it will represent a fully functional and operational lab similar to an actual production system.

  • Lab Topology Overview: Topology
  • Lab Topology Overview: Accessing Resources
  • Lab Setup Demo
  • Lab Topology Overview: Hardware in Use
  • Lab Topology Overview: Software in Use
  • Outline of Tasks to Be Performed
  • Desired End State Configuration
  • How the Lab Tasks Map to the Exam Blueprint

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Lesson 4 – EIGRP Planning and Design Process

In this lesson, we’ll take an in-depth look at the planning, verification, and design steps required to implement EIGRP correctly. This will include exam planning topics as well as practical, real-world considerations.

  • Unique Characteristics of EIGRP
  • When EIGRP is the Best Design Choice
  • EIGRP Planning Methodology
  • Implementation Steps
  • Transitioning to EIGRP from Another Protocol

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Lesson 5 – EIGRP Fundamentals

In this lesson, we’ll review the technical details of the EIGRP protocol, including metric calculation processes, neighbor relationships, and operational characteristics. In addition, we will begin the process of device configuration in our lab environment.

  • EIGRP Protocol Mechanics
  • Tables Used by EIGRP
  • EIGRP Metric Calculations
  • Configuration of Basic EIGRP Lab Exercises
  • EIGRP Lab Configuration Demo
  • Verification of EIGRP Process/Operation
  • EIGRP Verification Demo

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Lesson 6 – Advanced EIGRP Topics

In this lesson, we’ll examine more complex features in EIGRP and apply those concepts practically with advanced hands-on lab exercises.

  • Neighbor Authentication
  • Default Routes
  • Default Routes Demo
  • Route Summarization
  • Route Filtering Functionality
  • Unequal Cost Load Balancing
  • EIGRP Stub Routing
  • Configuration of Advanced EIGRP Lab Exercises
  • EIGRP Configuration Demo

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Lesson 7 – EIGRP Troubleshooting

In this lesson, we’ll thoroughly examine common routing issues with EIGRP and their corresponding solutions, as well as outline a troubleshooting process to enhance success.

  • Troubleshooting Model
  • Common Issues and Resolution Steps
  • Relevant Debug and Show Commands
  • Troubleshooting Demo
  • Dealing with Cisco TAC

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Lesson 8 – OSPF Planning and Design Process

In this lesson, we’ll take an in-depth look at the planning, verification, and design steps required to correctly implement the complex OSPF protocol. This will include exam planning topics as well as practical, real-world considerations.

  • Unique Characteristics of OSPF
  • When OSPF is the Best Design Choice
  • OSPF Planning Methodology
  • Implementation Steps
  • OSPF Commands Demo
  • Transitioning to OSPF from Another Protocol

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Lesson 9 – OSPF Fundamentals

In this lesson, we’ll review the technical details of the OSPF protocol, including metric calculation processes, neighbor relationships, and operational characteristics. In addition, we will begin the process of device configuration in our lab environment.

  • OSPF Neighbor Relationships
  • OSPF Router Types
  • OSPF Packet Types
  • Topology Exchange Process
  • Tables Used by OSPF
  • OSPF Metric Calculations
  • Configuration of Basic OSPF Lab Exercises
  • OSPF Lab Demo
  • Verification of OSPF Process/Operation

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Lesson 10 – Advanced OSPF Topics Part I

In this lesson, we’ll examine the many more complex features in OSPF and apply those concepts practically with advanced hands-on lab exercises.

  • OSPF Authentication
  • OSPF Network Types
  • OSPF Area Types
  • OSPF Area Configuration Demo
  • Default Routes

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Lesson 11 – Advanced OSPF Topics Part II

In this lesson, we’ll thoroughly examine common routing issues with EIGRP and their corresponding solutions, as well as outline a troubleshooting process to enhance success.

  • Route Summarization
  • Route Filtering Functionality
  • Virtual Links
  • Configuration of Advanced OSPF Lab Exercises

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Lesson 12 – OSPF Troubleshooting

In this lesson, we’ll take a look at some common OSPF issues that may come up, and ways to alleviate them.

  • Troubleshooting Model
  • Common Issues and Resolution Steps
  • Relevant Debug and Show Commands
  • Debug and Show Commands Demo
  • Dealing with Cisco TAC

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Lesson 13 – BGP Planning and Design Process

In this lesson, we’ll take an in-depth look at the planning, verification, and design steps required to correctly implement the BGP exterior routing protocol. This will include exam planning topics as well as practical, real-world considerations.

  • Unique Characteristics of BGP
  • When BGP is the Best Design Choice
  • BGP with Route Server Demo
  • BGP Planning Methodology
  • Implementation Steps
  • Verification Steps
  • Transitioning to BGP from Another Protocol

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Lesson 14 – BGP Fundamentals

In this lesson, we’ll examine the building blocks of the BGP exterior routing protocol, including both internal and external BGP, the path selection process, and mechanics involved. In addition, we will add BGP into the existing lab environment.

  • BGP Protocol Mechanics
  • External BGP (eBGP)
  • Internal BGP (iBGP)
  • BGP Demo
  • BGP Metric Calculations
  • Configuration of Basic BGP Lab Exercises
  • Configure BGP Demo
  • Verification of BGP Process/Operation
  • Verification of BGP Demo

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Lesson 15 – Advanced BGP Topics Part I

In this lesson, we will build on the foundational elements of BGP and introduce more complex protocol functions, and add those elements to the lab configuration.

  • BGP Authentication
  • Default Routes
  • Route Summarization
  • Route Filtering Functionality
  • BGP Route Server Demo
  • BGP Peer Groups

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Lesson 16 – Advanced BGP Topics Part II

In this lesson, we will continue to build on the foundational elements of BGP we discussed in the previous lesson and introduce more complex protocol functions, and add those elements to the lab configuration.

  • BGP Path Attribute Manipulation
  • Configuration of Advanced BGP Lab Exercises
  • Advanced BGP Configuration Demo

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Lesson 17 – BGP Troubleshooting

In this lesson, we will complete the consideration of BGP by examining common issues and their corresponding solutions, including verification processes.

  • Troubleshooting Model
  • Common Issues and Resolution Steps
  • Relevant Debug and Show Commands
  • Troubleshooting Commands Demo
  • Dealing with Cisco TAC

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Lesson 18 – Route Redistribution Part I

In this lesson, we will how to effectively share routes between different routing protocols, including EIGRP, OSPF, BGP as well as connected and static routes. In addition, we will consider additional path control mechanisms and configure these in our lab environment.

  • Planning and Design for Redistribution
  • Configuring Redistribution into EIGRP

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Lesson 19 – Route Redistribution Part II

In this lesson, we will how to effectively share routes between different routing protocols, including EIGRP, OSPF, BGP as well as connected and static routes. In addition, we will consider additional path control mechanisms and configure these in our lab environment.

  • Configuring Redistribution into OSPF/BGP
  • Configuring Redistribution Demo
  • Verifying and Troubleshooting Redistribution

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Lesson 20 – Policy-Based Routing and IP-SLA

In this lesson we will learn about, configure, and verify policy-based routing. Then we will learn about IP-SLA and how to configure it.

  • Understanding Policy-Based Routing
  • Configuring Policy-Based Routing
  • Policy-Based Routing Demo
  • Verifying Policy-Based Routing
  • Understanding and Configuring IP-SLA

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Lesson 21 – IPv6 Routing Part I

In this lesson, we delve into the new version of the Internet Protocol, namely IP Version 6 (IPV6). Detailed considerations will include protocol specifics, routing protocol configuration, troubleshooting, and transition mechanisms, followed by lab configuration exercises.

  • Understanding Why IPv6 was Created
  • IPv6 Addressing and Services
  • Understanding and Configuring IPv6 Routing
  • Verifying IPv6 Demo

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Lesson 22 – IPv6 Routing Part II

In this lesson, we delve into the new version of the Internet Protocol, namely IP Version 6 (IPV6). Detailed considerations will include protocol specifics, routing protocol configuration, troubleshooting, and transition mechanisms, followed by lab configuration exercises.

  • Understanding and Configuring IPv6 Routing
  • IPv4 and IPv6 Coexistence Mechanisms
  • Configuring IPv6 Lab Exercises
  • IPv6 Lab Demo

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Lesson 23 – Enterprise Branch Office Operations

In this lesson, we will explore the nuances of branch office connectivity, including considerations of centralized operations, Virtual Private Networks, correct design principles, and overall management.

  • Branch Office Access Types
  • Branch Office Enabling Technologies
  • Branch Office Router Demo
  • Branch Office Lab Configuration Exercises

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Lesson 24 – Preparing for Your CCNP ROUTE 642-902 Exam

In this lesson, we will discuss the specifics for successfully completing the CCNP ROUTE 642-902 Exam. This will include final preparation steps, logistics for the day of your exam, as well as Cisco test-taking strategies.

  • Final Content/Topic Overview
  • About the Test-Taking Environment
  • Understanding the Cisco Confidentiality Agreement
  • General Test-Taking Tips for Success
  • Cisco Test-Taking Strategies

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Lesson 25 – Next Steps

In this lesson, we’ll wrap up the course by recapping what we’ve covered throughout the course and look at what additional steps you should take in mastering Cisco IP Routing and Switching technologies.

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SWITCH: Implementing Cisco IP Switched

Lesson 1 – Getting Started with Cisco CCNP SWITCH Training

In this lesson, we’ll look at what we’ll cover in the course, you’ll meet your instructor, Joe Rinehart.

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Lesson 2 – Bridging and Switching Fundamentals

In this lesson, we’ll review the foundational principles of bridging and switching theory on router and switch platforms, contrast how routers and switches perform, and other fundamental elements.

  • Bridging Theory
  • Hubs, Bridges and Switches
  • Cisco Switch Specifics
  • Contrasting Layer 3 Switching and Routing
  • Configuring Bridging on Routers

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Lesson 3 – CCNP SWITCH Lab Setup

In this lesson, we’ll take an in-depth look at the internal mechanics of Cisco switching platforms, including a detailed analysis of Ethernet, switch ports/interfaces and an overview of currently available switch types and models.

  • Lab Topology Overview
  • Outline of Tasks to Be Performed
  • Desired End State Configuration
  • How the Lab Tasks Map to the Exam Blueprint
  • CatTools Lab Demo

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Lesson 4 – Cisco Switching Fundamentals

In this lesson, we’ll take an in-depth look at the Cisco Switch environment that we will build throughout the course. When completed, it will represent a fully functional and operational lab similar to an actual production system.

  • Ethernet Technologies
  • Port and Interface Types
  • Content Addressable Memory
  • Current Cisco Switch Types/Models
  • Cisco Express Forwarding
  • Initial Lab Switch Configuration Exercises
  • Switch Lab Configuration

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Lesson 5 – Virtual LANs (VLANs)

In this lesson, we’ll review basic LAN fundamentals, conduct a detailed study on Virtual Local Area Networks, including VLAN Trunking, Virtual Trunking Protocol, and related concepts.

  • LAN Fundamentals Review
  • VLAN Concepts and Operation
  • VLAN Trunking Protocols
  • VTP
  • Configuration of VLAN Lab Exercises

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Lesson 6 – 802.1D Spanning-Tree Protocol

In this lesson, we’ll survey the operational details of the traditional Spanning-Tree Protocol (STP), consider Cisco enhancements to improve performance, and examine loop prevention features of switches.

  • Spanning-Tree Fundamentals Review
  • Tuning Spanning-Tree Settings
  • Cisco Spanning-Tree Enhancements
  • STP Protection Mechanisms
  • Configuration of Spanning-Tree Lab Exercises

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Lesson 7 – RSTP and MST (802.1w)

In this lesson, we’ll look at the revised versions of Spanning-Tree, namely Rapid Spanning-Tree (RSTP) and Multiple Spanning-Tree (MST) in detail.

  • RSTP Port Types and States
  • RSTP Convergence Operations
  • Multiple Spanning-Tree Protocol
  • Configuration of RSTP/MST Lab Exercises

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Lesson 8 – Layer 3 Switching

In this lesson, we’ll consider the Layer 3 aspects of Cisco switching, including Multilayer Switching, features, administration, and general operations. We’ll also discuss configuration principles.

  • Inter-VLAN Routing
  • Layer 3 Port Configuration
  • Switch-Based Layer 3 Functions
  • Configuration of Layer 3 Switching Lab Exercises

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Lesson 9 – Switch-Based Security Considerations Part I

In this lesson, we’ll thoroughly examine how to implement security features on switches, both at Layer and Layer 3, and examine methods for hardening switches against potential attacks.

  • Understanding Switch Security Issues
  • Defining Levels of Trust
  • Profiling Potential Attackers
  • Anticipating Types of Attacks
  • VLAN Security
  • Access-List Control Mechanisms
  • Private VLANs

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Lesson 10 – Switch-Based Security Considerations Part II

In this lesson, we’ll continue discussing security essentials for switches, and focus on preventing attacks on your network

  • Layer 2 Security Methods
  • Preventing Attacks on Switches
  • Configuration of Switch Security Lab Exercises

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Lesson 11 – Switch Support for Voice and Video

In this lesson, we’ll examine the infrastructure requirements for supporting Unified Communications (e.g., Voice and Video over IP), including Quality of Service, Voice/Video protocol mechanics, and configuration parameters.

  • Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • Voice/Video Protocol Mechanics
  • Characteristics of Voice/Video Traffic
  • Layer 2 Class of Service
  • Configuration of Voice/Video Lab Exercises

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Lesson 12 – Switch Support for 802.11 Wireless Part I

In this lesson, we’ll examine the infrastructure requirements for supporting 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless, including wireless protocol mechanics, troubleshooting and configuration parameters.

  • Introduction to 802.11 Wireless
  • Radio Frequency (RF) Basics
  • 802.11 Family of Standards
  • WLAN Components
  • WLAN Operation

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Lesson 13 – Switch Support for 802.11 Wireless Part II

In this lesson, we’ll continue to look at support for wireless, and focus on the configuration in our lab setting.

  • Autonomous Access Points
  • Lightweight Access Point/Controllers
  • Wireless Roaming
  • Characteristics of Wireless Traffic
  • Configuration of Wireless Lab Exercises

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Lesson 14 – Site and Campus Switch Design Principles

In this lesson, we’ll concentrate on design principles for switched networks, including large campus environments as well as small and medium-sized networks.

  • General Network Design Guidelines
  • VLAN Design
  • Redundancy Design
  • Security Design Process

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Lesson 15 – High Availability for Switching

In this lesson, we’ll consider various methods for building redundancy into switched networks, including topologies, protocols, and additional design principles.

  • Overview of High Availability
  • Understanding and Configuring HSRP
  • Understanding and Configuring VRRP
  • Understanding and Configuring GLBP
  • Other High Availability Options
  • Configuration of High Availability Lab Exercises

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Lesson 16 – Preparing for Your CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Exam

In this lesson, we will discuss the specifics for successfully completing the Preparing for Your CCNP SWITCH (642-813) Exam. This will include final preparation steps, logistics for the day of your exam, as well as Cisco test-taking strategies.

  • Final Content/Topic Overview
  • About the Test-Taking Environment
  • Understanding the Cisco Confidentiality Agreement
  • General Test-Taking Tips for Success
  • Cisco Test-Taking Strategies
  • Pearson Vue Walkthrough

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Lesson 17 – Next Steps

In this lesson, we’ll wrap up the course by recapping what we’ve covered throughout the course and look at what additional steps you should take in mastering Cisco Unified Routing and Switching technologies.

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TSHOOT: Troubleshooting and Maintaining

Lesson 01 – Getting Started with Cisco CCNP TSHOOT Training

In this lesson, we’ll look at what we’ll cover in the course, you’ll meet your instructor, and we’ll discuss the simulated network we’ll reference throughout the course.

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Lesson 02 – Troubleshooting 101 – Troubleshooting Models and Methodologies

In this lesson, we’ll review the foundational principles of network management, contrast popular management methodologies/models, and other fundamental elements.

  • Understanding Network Maintenance and Operations
  • Proactive and Reactive Management
  • Common Network Management Models
  • Troubleshooting Model(s)

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Lesson 03 – Troubleshooting Tools

In this lesson, we’ll take an in-depth look at the types of tools that are available for network management in general, and for troubleshooting in particular.

  • Issue Tracking Systems
  • Network Management Systems
  • Cisco Device Tools
  • Cisco IOS Feature Tools
  • Packet Capture/Analysis Tools

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Lesson 04 – VLAN and Switch Troubleshooting

In this lesson, we’ll examine common issues with VLANs and Spanning Tree Protocol, and perform troubleshooting exercises related to such.

  • Review of VLANs, VTP and Trunking
  • Review of Spanning-Tree and CEF
  • Troubleshooting VLAN/Switch Problems
  • VLAN/Switch Lab Troubleshooting Exercises

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Lesson 05 – IP Services Troubleshooting

In this lesson, we’ll review protocols involved in IP Services (e.g. NAT and DHCP), examine common issues with them, and then apply the principles in a staged lab settings.

  • Review of Common IP Services
  • Review of IP Services Mechanics
  • Common Issues with IP Services
  • Troubleshooting IP Services Problems
  • IP Services Troubleshooting Exercises

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Lesson 06 – EIGRP Troubleshooting

In this lesson, we’ll survey the general operational principles of IP routing in general, and the EIGRP balanced-hybrid protocol in particular. In addition, we will look at commonly encountered issues with EIGRP, and engage in active troubleshooting in the lab environment.

  • Review of IP Routing Processes
  • Review of EIGRP Mechanics
  • Common Issues with EIGRP
  • Troubleshooting EIGRP Problems
  • EIGRP Lab Troubleshooting Exercises

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Lesson 07 – OSPF Troubleshooting

In this lesson, we’ll examine the operational principles of the OSPF link-state routing protocol, look at commonly encountered issues, and engage in active troubleshooting in the lab environment.

  • Review of OSPF Mechanics
  • Common Issues with OSPF
  • Troubleshooting OSPF Problems
  • OSPF Lab Troubleshooting Exercises

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Lesson 08 – BGP Troubleshooting

In this lesson, we’ll examine the operational principles of the BGP path-vector routing protocol, look at commonly encountered issues, and engage in active troubleshooting in the lab environment.

  • Review of BGP Mechanics
  • Common Issues with eBGP
  • Common Issues with iBGP
  • Troubleshooting BGP Problems
  • BGP Lab Troubleshooting Exercises

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Lesson 09 – Troubleshooting Route Redistribution

In this lesson, we’ll thoroughly examine IP route redistribution from multiple protocols, potential issues, and apply these principles in the staged lab environment.

  • Review of Redistribution Mechanics
  • Common Issues with Redistribution
  • Troubleshooting Redistribution Problems
  • Redistribution Lab Troubleshooting Exercises

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Lesson 10 – Troubleshooting IPv6

In this lesson, we’ll review the specifics of IP Version 6, related routing protocols, and typically encountered problems. Specific lab scenarios will then be used to reinforce the troubleshooting principles of this next version of the Internet Protocol.

  • Review of IPv6
  • Review of IPv6 Routing Protocols
  • Common Issues with IPv6
  • Troubleshooting IPv6 Problems
  • IPv6 Lab Troubleshooting Exercises

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Lesson 11 – Troubleshooting Voice and Video

In this lesson, we’ll review the infrastructure requirements for voice and video applications, including protocol mechanics, troubleshooting parameters and hands-on lab demonstrations.

  • Review of Voice/Video Mechanic
  • Review of Voice Traffic Characteristics
  • Common Issues with Voice/Video
  • Troubleshooting Voice/Video Problems
  • Voice/Video Lab Troubleshooting Exercises

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Lesson 12 – Troubleshooting 802.11 Wireless

In this lesson, we’ll examine the infrastructure requirements for 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless, including wireless protocol mechanics, troubleshooting parameters and hands-on lab demonstrations.

  • Review of 802.11 Mechanics
  • Review of 802.11 Traffic Characteristics
  • Common Issues with 802.11
  • Troubleshooting 802.11 Problems
  • 802.11 Lab Troubleshooting Exercises

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Lesson 13 – Troubleshooting High Availability

In this lesson, we’ll review the various methods for building redundancy into networks, including typical issues and live troubleshooting lab exercises.

  • Review of FHRP Mechanisms
  • Review of Additional HA Mechanisms
  • Common Issues with HA
  • Troubleshooting HA Problems
  • HA Lab Troubleshooting Exercises

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Lesson 14 – Troubleshooting Security

In this lesson, we’ll consider the various network security features and protocols, typically encountered problems, and troubleshooting exercises.

  • Review of Security Mechanisms
  • Common Security Issues
  • Troubleshooting Security Problems
  • Security Lab Troubleshooting Exercises

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Lesson 15 – Preparing for Your CCNP TSHOOT 642-832 Exam

In this lesson, we will discuss the specifics for successfully completing the Preparing for Your CCNP TSHOOT (642-832) Exam. This will include final preparation steps, logistics for the day of your exam, as well as Cisco test-taking strategies.

  • Final Content/Topic Overview
  • About the Test-Taking Environment
  • Understanding the Cisco Confidentiality Agreement
  • General Test-Taking Tips for Success
  • Cisco Test-Taking Strategies

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Lesson 16 – Next Steps

In this lesson, we’ll wrap up the course by recapping what we’ve covered throughout the course and look at what additional steps you should take in mastering Cisco Routing and Switching technologies.

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