CCNA Study/Learn

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    Use the following resources to help you prepare for your exam. They are meant to supplement your learning experience and exam preparation. They are NOT designed to serve as a complete self-study program, but intended only as a suggested starting point.  Login to access these features.


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    Recommended Classroom Training

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


    • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) v1.1


    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

    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.



    - Network Security

    - Managing Cisco Devices

    - WLAN Security

    - 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

    - Introduction to IPv6 Addressing

    - Introduction to IPv6/IPv4 Dual-Stack Configuration

    - Troubleshooting Access Control Lists

    - Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol

    - Routing Information Protocol

    - Network Address Translation and Port Address Translation



    Remote Labs

    The virtual or remote lab(s) are intended to provide you with authentic lab experience and practice for the ICND2 Exam.


    - Cisco Learning Labs: CCNA ICND2 Virtualized Lab Bundle 25-hours



    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 60-90 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

    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:


    Tech 2000

         - (CCNA 640-802) Cisco Certified Network Associate NEW

         - (CCNA 640-822) Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 NEW

         - (CCNA 640-816) Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 NEW


    Fast Lane

    Creating Your Own Mental Subnet Calculator


    Global Knowledge

    Routing 101: Essentials of Routing



    - Cisco CCNA ® Certification Preparation Bundle

    - Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 2  (ICND2) Bundle

    - Mentoring 640-816 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2)

    - TestPrep 640-816 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2)

    Cisco ICND2 1.0:

    - Improving  Switched Network and VLAN Performance

    - Access Control Lists

    - Address Space Management

    - EIGRP Implementation

    - Extending the LAN to a WAN

    - Routing Fundamentals, Subnetting, and VLSMs

    - Single-Area OSPF Implementation

    - Small and Medium Network Implementation

    - Transitioning to IPv6

    - VPN and Point-to-Point WAN Connections


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