Cisco CCNA 200-301 – The Complete Guide to Getting Certified

Cisco CCNA 200-301 – The Complete Guide to Getting Certified

English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 44KHz 2ch | 310 lectures (38h 19m) | 14.8 GB

The top rated CCNA course online and only one where all questions get a response. Full lab exercises included.

If you want to jumpstart your career in IT and networking by acing the Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA exam, then this course is for you! It gives you a full understanding of all the concepts and topics you need to earn the most in-demand networking certification today by passing the Cisco CCNA 200-301 exam.

(The CCNA 200-301 is the current CCNA exam and replacement for the CCNA 200-125 which was retired in February 2020.)

This is the one course you need to get your CCNA.

Full lab exercises are included so you’ll get the hands-on practical skills you need to work on real world networks, and it’s the only CCNA course online where all questions posted in the Q&A section are answered.

It offers an easy to understand, structured approach to shortcut your path to mastering Cisco networking to the CCNA level and beyond.

In this course, you will:

  • Develop a deep understanding of Cisco’s features and functions
  • Walk through complete and easy to understand explanations of each technology area covered in the exam
  • Follow simple step by step instructions to build your own fully featured lab on your laptop for free
  • Gain hands on configuration and troubleshooting experience through comprehensive lab exercises
  • Learn how networking really works through real world examples throughout the course
  • Build the skills and confidence to crush the CCNA 200-301 exam
  • Gain demonstrable knowledge and practical experience to supercharge your networking career

Supercharge Your Learning with Hands-on Practice

This course is chock full of activities. You’ll get over 300 pages of hands-on lab exercises with detailed answers to check your understanding every step of the way and build your configuration and troubleshooting skills. Full diagrams and lab setup files are included so you can get started immediately with just your laptop. No equipment or previous experience is required.

All slides in the course are also included in supplemental study notes format with expanded bullet points clearly explaining the technologies. Easily review exam topics to solidify your understanding and get a final refresher when test day is approaching.

What you’ll learn

  • Get what you need to pass the up-to-date Cisco CCNA 200-301 exam
  • Gain hands-on Cisco CCNA configuration and troubleshooting experience through practice labs
  • Explore how routing and switching technologies work in real world environments
  • Develop skills to work on enterprise production networks
Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 How to Make the Most of This Course
3 Course Material Download
4 The Study Plan
5 The Udemy Interface
6 Why Passing the CCNA is Going to Turbo Charge Your Career

How to Set Up the Lab
7 How to Set Up the Lab Introduction
8 Cisco Packet Tracer Installation
9 How to Use the Course Lab Exercises
10 Packet Tracer Installation Notes and FAQ

Host to Host Communications
11 Introduction
12 A (Very) Basic Introduction to Networking
13 The OSI Reference Model Overview
14 The TCP IP Stack
15 The Upper OSI Layers
16 The Lower OSI Layers

The Cisco IOS Operating System
17 Introduction
18 Cisco Operating Systems
19 Connecting to a Cisco Device over the network
20 Making the Initial Connection to a Cisco Device
21 Navigating the Cisco IOS Operating System Part 1
22 Navigating the Cisco IOS Operating System Part 2
23 Cisco IOS Configuration Management
24 The IOS Operating System – Lab Exercises

OSI Layer 4 – The Transport Layer
25 Introduction
26 The Transport Layer Header, TCP and UDP

OSI Layer 3 – The Network Layer
27 Introduction
28 The IP Header
29 Unicast, Broadcast and Multicast Traffic
30 How to Count in Binary
31 IPv4 Addresses
32 Calculating an IPv4 Address in Binary
33 The Subnet Mask
34 Slash Notation

IP Address Classes
35 Introduction
36 Class A IP Addresses
37 IP Address Classes B and C
38 IP Address Classes D and E

39 Introduction
40 CIDR Classless Inter-Domain Routing
41 Subnetting Overview
42 Subnetting Class C Networks and VLSM
43 Subnetting Practice Questions
44 Variable Length Subnet Masking Example Part 1
45 Variable Length Subnet Masking Example Part 2
46 Subnetting Large Networks Part 1
47 Subnetting Large Networks Part 2
48 Subnetting on the 4th Octet – Written Example
49 Subnetting on the 3rd Octet – Written Example
50 Private IP Addresses Part 1
51 Private IP Addresses Part 2
52 Subnetting Table and Subnet Calculator
53 Where to Get More Subnetting Practice
54 Additional Subnetting Practice

OSI Layer 2 – The Data-Link Layer
55 Introduction
56 Local Area Network Layer 2 – Ethernet

OSI Layer 1 – The Physical Layer
57 Introduction
58 Ethernet Connection Media

Cisco Device Functions
59 Introduction
60 Switches vs Hubs
61 Switch Operation
62 Routers
63 Other Cisco Devices
64 Cisco Device Functions – Lab Exercises

The Life of a Packet
65 Introduction
66 DNS The Domain Name System
67 DNS on Cisco Routers
68 ARP Address Resolution Protocol
69 ARP for Routed Traffic
70 Life of a Packet Example Part 1 – DNS
71 Life of a Packet Example Part 2 – HTTP
72 The Life of a Packet – Lab Exercises

The Cisco Troubleshooting Methodology
73 Introduction
74 The Cisco Troubleshooting Methodology
75 Cisco Troubleshooting Methodology – Lab Example
76 The Cisco Troubleshooting Methodology – Lab Exercises

Cisco Router and Switch Basics
77 Introduction
78 Basic Router and Switch Configuration
79 The Setup Wizard
80 Speed and Duplex Settings
81 CDP and LLDP
82 Basic Layer 1 and 2 Troubleshooting
83 Basic Layer 1 and 2 Troubleshooting – Lab Demo
84 Cisco Router and Switch Basics – Lab Exercises

Cisco Device Management
85 Introduction
86 The Boot Up Process
87 The Boot Up Process Lab Demo
88 Factory Reset and Password Recovery
89 Password Recovery Lab Demo
90 Backing up the System Image and Configuration
91 Upgrading IOS
92 Cisco Device Management – Lab Exercises

Routing Fundamentals
93 Introduction
94 Connected and Local Routes
95 Connected and Local Routes Lab Demo
96 Static Routes
97 Static Routes Lab Demo
98 Summarisation, Longest Prefix Match, and Default Routes
99 Summary Routes and Longest Prefix Match Lab Demo
100 Default Routes and Load Balancing Lab Demo
101 Routing Fundamentals – Lab Exercises

Dynamic Routing Protocols
102 Introduction
103 Dynamic Routing Protocols vs Static Routes
104 Dynamic Routing Protocols Lab Demo
105 Routing Protocol Types
106 Routing Protocol Types Lab Demo
107 Routing Protocol Metrics
108 Routing Protocol Metrics Lab Demo
109 Equal Cost Multi Path
110 Equal Cost Multi Path Lab Demo
111 Administrative Distance
112 Administrative Distance Lab Demo
113 Loopback Interfaces
114 Adjacencies and Passive Interfaces
115 Adjacencies and Passive Interfaces Lab Demo
116 Dynamic Routing Protocols – Lab Exercises

Connectivity Troubleshooting
117 Introduction
118 Basic Connectivity Troubleshooting
119 Connectivity Troubleshooting – Lab Exercises

IGP Interior Gateway Protocol Fundamentals
120 Introduction
121 RIP the Routing Information Protocol
122 RIP Lab Demo
123 EIGRP – the Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
124 EIGRP Lab Demo
125 IGP Fundamentals Configuration – Lab Exercises

OSPF – Open Shortest Path First
126 Introduction
127 OSPF Characteristics
128 OSPF Basic Configuration
129 OSPF Basic Configuration Lab Demo
130 OSPF Advanced Topics
131 OSPF Advanced Topics Lab Demo
132 OSPF Areas
133 OSPF Areas Lab Demo
134 Bandwidth vs Clock Rate and Speed
135 OSPF Cost Metric
136 OSPF Cost Metric Lab Demo
137 OSPF Adjacencies
138 OSPF DR and BDR Designated Routers
139 OSPF DR and BDR Lab Demo
140 OSPF Configuration – Lab Exercises

VLANs Virtual Local Area Networks
141 Introduction
142 Campus LAN Design – Core, Distribution and Access Layers
143 Spine-Leaf Network Design
144 Why we have VLANs
145 VLAN Access Ports
146 VLAN Access Ports Lab Demo
147 VLAN Trunk Ports
148 VLAN Trunk Ports Lab Demo
149 DTP Dynamic Trunking Protocol
150 VTP VLAN Trunking Protocol
151 VTP Lab Demo
152 VLAN Configuration Lab Exercises

Inter-VLAN Routing
153 Introduction
154 Router with Separate Interfaces
155 Router on a Stick
156 Layer 3 Switch
157 Layer 3 Switch Lab Demo
158 VLAN and Inter-VLAN Routing Configuration – Lab Exercises

DHCP – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
159 Introduction
160 DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
161 Cisco DHCP Server
162 External DHCP Server
163 Windows, Mac and Linux client IP settings
164 Cisco DHCP Client
165 DHCP Configuration – Lab Exercises

HSRP – Hot Standby Router Protocol
166 Introduction
167 Network Redundancy
168 FHRP First Hop Redundancy Protocols
169 HSRP Hot Standby Router Protocol
170 HSRP Advanced Topics
171 HSRP Configuration – Lab Exercises

STP – Spanning Tree Protocol
172 Introduction
173 Layer 3 Path Selection and Loop Prevention Review
174 Why we have the Spanning Tree Protocol
175 Spanning Tree Terminology – The Bridge
176 How Spanning Tree Works
177 Spanning Tree Versions
178 Verification – show spanning-tree
179 Verification – show mac address-table
180 Manipulating the Root Bridge Election
181 Spanning Tree and HSRP Alignment
182 Portfast, BPDU Guard and Root Guard
183 STP Troubleshooting – Lab Exercises
184 STP Configuration – Lab Exercises

185 Introduction
186 Why we have EtherChannel
187 EtherChannel Load Balancing
188 EtherChannel Protocols and Configuration
189 EtherChannel Lab Demo
190 StackWise, VSS and vPC
191 Layer 3 EtherChannel
192 EtherChannel Configuration – Lab Exercises

Switch Security
193 Introduction
194 DHCP Snooping
195 DAI Dynamic ARP Inspection
196 X Identity Based Networking
197 Preventing Unauthorised Devices with Port Security
198 Preventing Unauthorised Devices with Port Security Lab Demo
199 Locking Ports to Hosts with Port Security
200 Locking Ports to Hosts with Port Security Lab Demo
201 Port Security Configuration – Lab Exercises

ACLs – Access Control Lists
202 Introduction
203 Access Control Lists Overview
204 Standard, Extended and Named ACLs
205 ACL Syntax
206 ACL Operations
207 Numbered ACLs Lab Demo
208 Named ACLs Lab Demo
209 Access Control Lists Configuration – Lab Exercise

NAT – Network Address Translation
210 Introduction
211 IPv4 Address Exhaustion and NAT
212 Static NAT
213 NAT Translations – Inside Local, Inside Global, Outside Local, Outside Global
214 Static NAT Lab Demo
215 Dynamic NAT
216 Dynamic NAT Lab Demo
217 PAT Port Address Translation
218 PAT Port Address Translation Lab Demo
219 Network Address Translation Configuration – Lab Exercise

IPv6 Addressing and Routing
220 Introduction
221 Why We Need IPv6
222 The IPv6 Address Format
223 IPv6 Global Unicast Addresses
224 IPv6 Global Unicast Addresses Lab Demo
225 EUI-64 Addresses
226 Unique Local and Link Local Addresses
227 Link Local Addresses Lab Demo
228 SLAAC Stateless Address AutoConfiguration
229 IPv6 Static Routes
230 IPv6 Static Routes Lab Demo
231 IPv6 Addressing and Routing – Lab Exercise

WAN – Wide Area Networks
232 Introduction
233 WAN Overview
234 VPN – Virtual Private Networks
235 WAN Connectivity Options
236 Leased Lines
237 MPLS Multi Protocol Label Switching
238 PPPoE Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet
239 WAN Topology Options

The Security Threat Landscape
240 Introduction
241 The Security Threat Landscape
242 Common Attacks
243 Firewalls and IDS IPS
244 Firewalls vs Packet Filters
245 Cryptography
246 TLS Transport Layer Security
247 Site-to-Site VPN Virtual Private Networks
248 Remote Access VPN Virtual Private Networks
249 Threat Defense Solutions

Cisco Device Security
250 Introduction
251 Line Level Security
252 Privileged Exec and Password Encryption
253 Line Level Security Lab Demo
254 Usernames and Privilege Levels
255 SSH Secure Shell
256 SSH Secure Shell Lab Demo
257 AAA Authentication, Authorization and Accounting
258 AAA Configuration
259 Global Security Best Practices
260 Global Security Best Practices Lab Demo
261 Cisco Device Security Configuration – Lab Exercises

Network Device Management
262 Introduction
263 Syslog
264 Terminal Monitor and Logging Synchronous
265 Syslog Lab Demo
266 SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
267 SNMP Lab Demo
268 SNMPv3 Configuration
269 SNMPv3 Lab Demo
270 Syslog vs SNMP
271 Network Device Management – Lab Exercises

QoS Quality of Service
272 Introduction
273 QoS Overview
274 Classification and Marking
275 Congestion Management
276 Policing and Shaping

Cloud Computing
277 Introduction
278 Traditional IT Deployment Models
279 Defining Cloud Computing
280 Cloud Computing Case Study
281 Server Virtualization
282 Virtualizing Network Devices
283 Cloud Service Models
284 Cloud Deployment Models
285 Cloud Computing Advantages

Wireless Networking Fundamentals
286 Introduction
287 Wireless Network Types
288 Infrastructure Mode and Wireless Access Points
289 Wireless LAN Controllers and CAPWAP
290 Switch Configuration for Wireless Networks
291 Wireless Channels and Radio Frequencies
292 Wireless Security
293 Switch Configuration for Wireless – Lab Demo
294 Wireless Network Configuration – Lab Demo
295 Wireless Fundamentals Lab Exercises

Network Automation and Programmability
296 Introduction
297 The Benefits of Network Automation and Programmability
298 Python, Git, GitHub and CI-CD
299 Data Serialization Formats XML, JSON and YAML
300 APIs – CRUD, REST and SOAP
301 Model Driven Programmability – YANG, NETCONF, RESTCONF and gRPC
302 Lab Demo – Testing APIs with Postman
303 Configuration Management Tools – Ansible, Puppet and Chef
304 Ansible Lab Demo
305 SDN Software Defined Networking
306 Software Defined Architecture – DNA Center
307 Software Defined Architecture – SD-Access
308 Software Defined Architecture – SD-WAN
309 Further Learning Resources

BONUS Recommended Practice Tests
310 BONUS Recommended Practice Tests