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    Recommended Classroom Training

    The following course is the recommended training for this exam:


    • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) v1.1


    The course listed is offered by Cisco Learning Partners the authorized source for Cisco IT training delivered exclusively by Certified Cisco Instructors. For a list of Cisco Learning Partners, use the Learning Partner Locator.


    Quick Learning Modules

    The following 15-20 minute Quick Learning Modules are focused on a specific lesson or topic from the current ICND1 curriculum.


    Exploring Wireless Networking
    Enabling RIP
    Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer
    Cisco Security Device Manager
    Internet Connections with NAT and PAT



    Mobile Learning Module

    Mobile learning modules, with a video player to view them on handheld devices, combine to create the Cisco M-Learning mobile study system. Learn more about Cisco M-Learning.


    - WLAN Security

    - Managing Cisco Devices

    - Network Security

    - Network Address Translation and Port Address Translation

    - Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol

    - Introduction to IPv6 Addressing

    - Introduction to IPv6/IPv4 Dual-Stack Configuration

    - Troubleshooting Access Control Lists

    - OSI Model

    - TCP/IP Architecture

    - TCP/IP Model: Internet Layer

    - TCP/IP Model: Transport Layer

    - Subnet Calculations Part 1: Subnetting a Class C Network

    - Sutbnet Calculations Part 11: Subnetting Class A and B Networks

    - Subnetting and VLSM Overview

    - Configuring and Troubleshooting VLANs, Trunking, and Inter-VLAN Routing

    - Configuring, Verfiying, and Troubleshooting EIGRP

    - Configuring and Verfiying OSPF

    - Configuring, Verifying, and Troubleshooting Spanning Tree Protocol

    - Troubleshooting the LAN Switching Configuration

    - Routing Essentials

    - Configurating and Verifying WAN Connections

    - Configuring, Verifying, and Troubleshooting DHCP Operations

    - Implementing and Troubleshooting a WLAN

    - Configuring Switches

    - IP Access Control Lists


    IPTV Videos

    The following 1 hour videos are designed to help you learn a specific topic from the current ICND1 curriculum.


    Determining IP Routes
    Understanding Address Resolution Protocols and ICMP


    To see a complete list of available IPTV videos, please visit the IPTV Video Archive.


    Cisco e-Lab Simulations

    Managing the Switch Operating System File
    Review of Basic Configuration Including RIP
    Preparing for Boot System Commands
    Operation of Cisco IOS
    Managing the Startup Configuration File
    Managing the MAC Address Tables
    Configuring an Ethernet Interface
    Troubleshooting RIP Update Issues
    Configuring RIP


    Study Documents

    Calculating an 802.1d Spanning-tree Topology

    IP Addressing and Subnetting for New Users
    IPv6 At- A-Glance
    Miscellaneous Whitepapers
    Chapter 11:Introduction to Wireless LANs
    Chapter 1:LAN Design
    Chapter 3: Introduction to Dynamic Routing Protocols
    Chapter 3: Application Layer Functionality and Protocols
    Chapter 1: Living in a Network-Centric World


    Cisco Press:

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    Learning Partner Content

    The following are learning materials provided by our Cisco Authorized Learning Partners:


    Fast Lane

    Creating Your Own Mental Subnet Calculator


    Global Knowledge

    Routing 101: Essentials of Routing



    - Cisco CCENT® Certification Preparation Bundle

    - Mentoring 640-822 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)

    - TestPrep 640-822 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)


    Cisco ICND1 1.0:

    - Packet Delivery, Security, and Remote Access on the Router

    - Network Communications and Connections

    - Network Environment Management

    - Network Fundamentals

    - Routing and Addressing in the LAN

    - Switch Optimization, Security, and Troubleshooting

    - Switched LANs

    - WAN Encapsulation and Dynamic Routing using RIP

    - WAN Technologies and Routing

    - Wireless LANs


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