COURSES.....

HOME / CCNP

CCNP - Cisco Certified Network Professional


IP Routing (300-101)

Network Principles
  • Identify Cisco Express Forwarding concepts
    • FIB
    • Adjacency table
  • Explain general network challenges
    • Unicast
    • Out-of-order packets
    • Asymmetric routing
  • Describe IP operations
    • ICMP Unreachable and Redirects
    • IPv4 and IPv6 fragmentation
    • TTL
  • Explain TCP operations
    • IPv4 and IPv6 (P)MTU
    • MSS
    • Latency
    • Windowing
    • Bandwidth-delay product
    • Global synchronization
  • Describe UDP operations
    • Starvation
    • Latency
  • Recognize proposed changes to the network
    • Changes to routing protocol parameters
    • Migrate parts of the network to IPv6
    • Routing protocol migration
Layer 2 Technologies
  • Configure and verify PPP
    • Authentication (PAP, CHAP)
    • PPPoE (client side only)
  • Explain Frame Relay
    • Operations
    • Point-to-point
    • Multipoint
Layer 3 Technologies
  • Identify, configure, and verify IPv4 addressing and submitting
    • Address types (Unicast, broadcast, multicast, and VLSM)
    • ARP
    • DHCP relay and server
    • DHCP protocol operations
  • Identify IPv6 addressing and submitting
    • Unicast
    • EUI-64
    • ND, RS/RA
    • Autoconfigure (SLAAC)
    • DHCP relay and server
    • DHCP protocol operations
  • Configure and verify static routing
  • Configure and verify default routing
  • Evaluate routing protocol types
    • Distance vector
    • Link state
    • Path vector
  • Describe administrative distance
  • Troubleshoot passive interfaces
  • Configure and verify VRF lite
  • Configure and verify filtering with any protocol
  • Configure and verify redistribution between any routing protocols or routing sources
  • Configure and verify manual and auto summarization with any routing protocol
  • Configure and verify policy-based routing
  • Identify suboptimal routing
  • Explain ROUTE maps
  • Configure and verify loop prevention mechanisms
    • Route tagging and filtering
    • Split-horizon
    • Route poisoning
  • Configure and verify RIPv2
  • Describe Ring
  • Describe EIGRP packet types
  • Configure and verify EIGRP neighbor relationship and authentication
  • Configure and verify EIGRP stubs
  • Configure and verify EIGRP load balancing
    • Equal cost
    • Unequal cost
  • Describe and optimize EIGRP metrics
  • Configure and verify EIGRP for IPv6
  • Describe OSPF packet types
  • Configure and verify OSPF neighbor relationship and authentication
  • Configure and verify network types, area types, and router types
    • Point-to-point, multipoint, broadcast, no broadcast
    • LSA types, area type: backbone, normal, transit, stub, NSSA, totally stub
    • Internal router, backbone router, ABR, ASBR
    • Virtual link
  • Configure and verify OSPF path preference
  • Configure and verify OSPF operations
  • Configure and verify OSPF for IPv6
  • Describe, configure, and verify BGP peer relationships and authentication
    • Peer group
    • Active, passive
    • States and timers
  • Configure and verify EBGP (IPv4 and IPv6 address families)
    • EBGP
    • 4-byte AS number
    • Private AS
  • Explain BGP attributes and best-path selection
VPN Technologies
  • Configure and verify GRE
  • Describe DMVPN (single hub)
  • Describe Easy Virtual Networking (EVN)
Infrastructure Security
  • Describe IOS AAA using local database
  • Describe device security using IOS AAA with TACACS+ and RADIUS
    • AAA with TACACS+ and RADIUS
    • Local privilege authorization fallback
  • Configure and verify device access control
    • Lines (VTY, AUX, console)
    • Management plane protection
    • Password encryption
  • Configure and verify router security features
    • IPv4 access control lists (standard, extended, time-based)
    • IPv6 traffic filter
    • Unicast reverse path forwarding
Infrastructure Services
  • Configure and verify device management
    • Console and VTY
    • Telnet, HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, SCP
    • (T)FTP
  • Configure and verify SNMP
  • Configure and verify logging
    • Local logging, syslog, debugs, conditional debugs
    • Timestamps
  • Configure and verify Network Time Protocol (NTP)
    • NTP master, client, version 3, version 4
    • NTP authentication
  • Configure and verify IPv4 and IPv6 DHCP
    • DHCP client, IOS DHCP server, DHCP relay
    • DHCP options (describe)
  • Configure and verify IPv4 Network Address Translation (NAT)
    • Static NAT, dynamic NAT, PAT
  • Describe IPv6 NAT
    • NAT64
    • NPTv6
  • Describe SLA architecture
  • Configure and verify IP SLA
    • ICMP
  • Configure and verify tracking objects
    • Tracking objects
    • Tracking different entities (for example, interfaces, IPSLA results)
  • Configure and verify Cisco Net Flow
    • Net Flow v5, v9
    • Local retrieval
    • Export (configuration only)

IP Switched Networks (300-115)

Layer 2 Technologies
  • Configure and verify switch administration
    • SDM templates
    • Managing MAC address table
    • Troubleshoot Err-disable recovery
  • Configure and verify Layer 2 protocols
    • CDP, LLDP
    • UDLD
  • Configure and verify VLANs
    • Access ports
    • VLAN database
    • Normal, extended VLAN, voice VLAN
  • Configure and verify trucking
    • VTPv1, VTPv2, VTPv3, VTP pruning
    • dot1Q
    • Native VLAN
    • Manual pruning
  • Configure and verify Ether Channels
    • LACP, PAGP, manual
    • Layer 2, Layer 3
    • Load balancing
    • Ether Channel misconfiguration guard
  • Configure and verify spanning tree
    • PVST+, RPVST+, MST
    • Switch priority, port priority, path cost, STP timers
    • Port Fast, BPDU guard, BPDU filter
    • Loop guard and Root guard
  • Configure and verify other LAN switching technologies
    • SPAN, RSPAN
  • Describe chassis virtualization and aggregation technologies
    • Stackwise
Infrastructure Security
  • Configure and verify switch security features
    • DHCP snooping
    • IP Source Guard
    • Dynamic ARP inspection
    • Port security
    • Private VLAN
    • Storm control
  • Describe device security using Cisco IOS AAA with TACACS+ and RADIUS
    • AAA with TACACS+ and RADIUS
    • Local privilege authorization fallback
Infrastructure Services
  • Configure and verify first-hop redundancy protocols
    • HSRP
    • VRRP
    • GLBP

Troubleshooting and Maintaining (300-135)

Network Principles
  • Use Cisco IOS troubleshooting tools
    • Debug, conditional debug
    • Ping and trace route with extended options
  • Apply troubleshooting methodologies
    • Diagnose the root cause of networking issues (analyze symptoms, identify and describe root cause)
    • Design and implement valid solutions
    • Verify and monitor resolution
Layer 2 Technologies
  • Troubleshoot switch administration
    • SDM templates
    • Managing MAC address table
    • Troubleshoot Err-disable recovery
  • Troubleshoot Layer 2 protocols
    • CDP, LLDP
    • UDLD
  • Troubleshoot VLANs
    • Access ports
    • VLAN database
    • Normal, extended VLAN, voice VLAN
  • Troubleshoot trucking
    • VTPv1, VTPv2, VTPv3, VTP pruning
    • dot1Q
    • Native VLAN
    • Manual pruning
  • Troubleshoot Ether Channels
    • LACP, PAGP, manual
    • Layer 2, Layer 3
    • Load balancing
    • Ether Channel misconfiguration guard
  • Troubleshoot spanning tree
    • PVST+, RPVST +, MST
    • Switch priority, port priority, path cost, STP timers
    • Port Fast, BPDU guard, BPDU filter
    • Loop guard, Root guard
  • Troubleshoot other LAN switching technologies
    • SPAN, RSPAN
  • Troubleshoot chassis virtualization and aggregation technologies
    • Stack wise
Layer 3 Technologies
  • Troubleshoot IPv4 addressing and submitting
    • Address types (Unicast, broadcast, multicast, and VLSM)
    • ARP
    • DHCP relay and server
    • DHCP protocol operations
  • Troubleshoot IPv6 addressing and submitting
    • Unicast
    • EUI-64
    • ND, RS/RA
    • Autoconfigure (SLAAC)
    • DHCP relay and server
    • DHCP protocol operations
  • Troubleshoot static routing
  • Troubleshoot default routing
  • Troubleshoot administrative distance
  • Troubleshoot passive interfaces
  • Troubleshoot VRF lite
  • Troubleshoot filtering with any protocol
  • Troubleshoot between any routing protocols or routing sources
  • Troubleshoot manual and auto summarization with any routing protocol
  • Troubleshoot policy-based routing
  • Troubleshoot suboptimal routing
  • Troubleshoot loop prevention mechanisms
    • Route tagging, filtering
    • Split-horizon
    • Route poisoning
  • Troubleshoot RIPv2
  • Troubleshoot EIGRP neighbor relationship and authentication
  • Troubleshoot loop free path selection
    • RD, FD, FC, successor, feasible successor
  • Troubleshoot EIGPR operations
    • Stuck in active
  • Troubleshoot EIGRP stubs
  • Troubleshoot EIGRP load balancing
    • Equal cost
    • Unequal cost
  • Troubleshoot EIGRP metrics
  • Troubleshoot EIGRP for IPv6
  • Troubleshoot OSPF neighbor relationship and authentication
  • Troubleshoot network types, area types, and router types
    • Point-to-point, multipoint, broadcast, no broadcast
    • LSA types, area type: backbone, normal, transit, stub, NSSA, totally stub
    • Internal router, backbone router, ABR, ASBR
    • Virtual link
  • Troubleshoot OSPF path preference
  • Troubleshoot OSPF operations
  • Troubleshoot OSPF for IPv6
  • Troubleshoot BGP peer relationships and authentication
    • Peer group
    • Active, passive
    • States and timers
  • Troubleshoot EBGP
    • EBGP
    • 4-byte AS number
    • Private AS
VPN Technologies
  • Troubleshoot GRE
Infrastructure Security
  • Troubleshoot IOS AAA using local database
  • Troubleshoot device access control
    • Lines (VTY, AUX, console)
    • Management plane protection
    • Password encryption
  • Troubleshoot router security features
    • IPv4 access control lists (standard, extended, time-based)
    • IPv6 traffic filter
    • Unicast reverse path forwarding
Infrastructure Services
  • Troubleshoot device management
    • Console and VTY
    • Telnet, HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, SCP
    • (T)FTP
  • Troubleshoot SNMP
    • v2
    • v3
  • Troubleshoot logging
    • Local logging, syslog, debugs, conditional debugs
    • Timestamps
  • Troubleshoot Network Time Protocol(NTP)
    • NTP master, client, version 3, version 4
    • NTP authentication
  • Troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 DHCP
    • DHCP client, IOS DHCP server, DHCP relay
    • DHCP options (describe)
  • Troubleshoot IPv4 Network Address Translation (NAT)
    • Static NAT, Dynamic NAT, PAT
  • Troubleshoot SLA architecture
  • Troubleshoot tracking objects
    • Tracking objects
    • Tracking different entities (for example, interfaces, IPSLA results)
Quick Inquiry
Data Item 2