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Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks

  • Tuition USD $600
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 482 Ratings
  • Course Code SWITCH-v2-0-SUB
  • Duration 0 hours
  • Available Formats Self Paced

In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to create an efficient and expandable enterprise network. You will focus on Layer 2 and multilayer switch functions including VLANs, trunks, inter-VLAN routing, port aggregation, spanning tree, first hop redundancy, as well as network security and high availability features.

Skills Gained

  • Components of the Cisco Enterprise Campus Architecture including the operation of Layer 2 and multilayer switches
  • Switching Database Manager (SDM) templates and how they are used
  • Implementing device features including LLDP and PoE
  • VLANs and trunks and how VTP works
  • Configuring a device to be a DHCP server and relay agent, for both IPv4 and IPv6
  • Configuring Layer 2 and Layer 3 port aggregation
  • Different types of spanning tree protocols and mechanisms, including STP, RSTP, and MST
  • Implementing inter-VLAN routing on both a router and a multilayer switch
  • Network high availability including NTP, SNMPv3, IP SLA, port mirroring, and switch virtualization
  • First hop redundancy protocols for IPv4 and IPv6 including HSRP, VRRP, and GLBP
  • Implementing network security features including port security, storm control, DHCP snooping, IP source guard, dynamic ARP inspection, VLAN ACLs, and private VLANs
  • Using an external authentication server in your network, including implementing IEEE 802.1x

Who Can Benefit

  • Network engineers and technicians
  • Support engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Network analysts
  • Senior network administrators
  • Anyone involved in planning, implementing, verifying, and troubleshooting switch-based solutions in enterprise networks

Prerequisites

  • Taking ICND1 v2.0 and ICND2 v2.0 (or CCNAX v2.0) is highly recommended
  • Know how to:
  • Configure network fundamentals, including the ability to establish Internet, LAN, and WAN connectivity using both IPv4 and IPv6
  • Operate and support a medium-sized LAN that has multiple switches, including VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree functionality
  • Troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity issues
  • Configure and troubleshoot EIGRP and OSPF, for both IPv4 and IPv6
  • Configure devices for SNMP, Syslog, and NetFlow
  • Manage network device security, Cisco device configurations, Cisco IOS images, and licenses

Course Details

Cisco Digital E-Learning benefits students in many ways, as it’s:

  • Effective: Covers every learning style, with HD instructor-led video, searchable transcripts, and full Student Guide textbook
  • Interactive: Offers engaging Discovery Labs for hands-on learning, plus graded challenge assignments to measure progress
  • Flexible: Increases learning convenience, as students can work at their own pace, anytime, anywhere
  • Integrated: Provides everything in one place; no multiple systems to log into
  • Unrivaled: Gives you the benefits of Cisco expertise, based on years of unmatched learning and certification experience

Other Instructional features include:

  • Search, which lets students go through all the instruction guides, as well as transcripts of videos
  • Lab recordings, which let students see how other students performed in labs, to improve peer learning
  • Labs-at-a-glance, showing each student’s complete and incomplete labs, so they can track progress and make improvements
  • Compatibility with smartphones and tablets, so students can learn wherever they go, with their progress saved for them
  • Synchronized learning on multiple devices, so students can switch between a laptop and a tablet without losing their place
  • Gamification, with achievement badges and medals awarded for mastering content and study techniques
  • Leaderboard, indicating how the top 10 students rank, to add a friendly, competitive element
  • Bookmarking, which lets students flag and add notes to important concepts or areas they want to review
  • Glossary that can be easily browsed, with important terms highlighted
  • Social media links, so students can share their progress on Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter
  • Certificate of completion awarded to all students who finish each course
  • Topic videos, including slides and a whiteboard to illustrate important fundamentals from a specific topic or subtopic

How do I enroll?

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How do I pay for a class?

You can pay at the time of registration using credit card (Mastercard/Visa/American Express) cheque or PO.

What if I have training credits?

ExitCertified honors all savings programs from the partners we work with. ExitCertified also offers training credits across multiple partners through our FLEX Account.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Lunchtime?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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