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    Recommended Classroom Training

    • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)


    • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2)


    Courses listed are the recommended training for this exam and are offered by Cisco Learning Partners, the only authorized source for Cisco IT training delivered exclusively by Certified Cisco Instructors. Check the Global Learning Partner Locator for a Cisco Learning Partner near you.



    Quick Learning Modules

    The following 15-20 minute Quick Learning Modules are focused on a specific lesson or topic from the current ICND1 and ICND2 curricula.



    Exploring Wireless Networking

    Enabling RIP

    Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer

    Cisco Security Device Manager

    Internet Connections with NAT and PAT



    Introducing Access Control List Operation

    Transitioning to IPv6

    Understanding VLANs and Trunks

    Spanning Tree

    Point-to-Point WAN Connection with PPP



    Mobile Learning Modules

    Premium mobile learning modules, with a video player to view them on handheld Apple video-enabled devices, combine to create the Cisco M-Learning mobile study system for CCENT™ and CCNA®. Learn more about Cisco M-Learning.


    - 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




    - IP Access Control Lists


    IPTV Videos

    IPTV Videos: The following 1 hour videos are designed to help you learn a specific topic from the current ICND1 and ICND2 curricula.



    Determining IP Routes

    Understanding Address Resolution Protocols and ICMP



    Rapid Spanning-Tree Protocol

    Improving Performance with Spanning Tree

    Routing - Understanding IP Packet Delivery

    IP Addressing, Subnetting & Variable-Length Subnet Masks (VLSM)

    Extending Switched Networks with VLANs


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


    WebEx SME Sessions

    WebEx sessions are short 30-60 minutes presentations created by Cisco's Subject Matter Experts (SME) to help you master various topics covered in the current CCNA curriculum.


    EIGRP Metric and Load-Balancing


    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

    Chapter 7: Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

    IP Addressing and Subnetting for New Users
    Calculating an 802.1d Spanning-Tree Topology

    IPv6 At- A-Glance
    Understanding VLANs by understanding MAC table operation
    Transitioning to IPv6  (companion document)

    Miscellaneous Whitepapers

    Chapter 11:  Introduction to Wireless LANs
    Chapter 7: Troubleshooting IP Routing
    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


    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


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