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CCNA Certification Study Guide, Volume 2 (200-301)

(200-301-VOL2.AE1) / ISBN : 9781644592625

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TestPrep
LiveLab

Get certified for the Cisco CCNA certification exam with the CCNA Certification Study Guide, Volume 2 (200-301) course and lab. The CCNA course and lab cover the CCNA 200-301 exam objectives and provides an understanding of the topics such as access points, controllers (Cisco DNA Center and WLC), endpoints, servers, virtualization fundamentals, Cisco Wireless Architectures, and AP modes, and more.

Here's what you will get

A candidate's knowledge and skills required to install, configure, and manage a small to medium-sized network are validated by the Cisco CCNA certification. This certification gives a solid foundation in networking, security, and automation fundamentals. All support technicians involved in the installation, operation, and verification of Cisco networks should take the CCNA 200-301 exam.

Lessons

25+ Lessons | 118+ Exercises | 266+ Quizzes | 546+ Flashcards | 546+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

49+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 99+ Post Assessment Questions | 198+ Practice Test Questions

Hand on lab

33+ LiveLab | 34+ Video tutorials | 46+ Minutes

Here's what you will learn

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  • Cisco’s Network Certifications
  • What Does This Course Cover?
  • CCNA Exam Overview
  • CCNA Certification Exam 200-301 Objectives

  • Network Components
  • Next-Generation Firewalls and IPS
  • Network Topology Architectures
  • Physical Interfaces and Cables
  • Ethernet Cabling
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Introducing TCP/IP
  • TCP/IP and the DoD Model
  • IP Addressing
  • IPv4 Address Types
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Subnetting Basics
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Cisco’s Way of Troubleshooting IP
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Routing Basics
  • The IP Routing Process
  • Configuring IP Routing
  • Configuring IP Routing in Our Network
  • Dynamic Routing
  • Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Basics
  • Configuring OSPF
  • OSPF and Loopback Interfaces
  • Verifying OSPF Configuration
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Switching Services
  • Configuring Catalyst Switches
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • VLAN Basics
  • Identifying VLANs
  • Routing Between VLANs
  • Configuring VLANs
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • Types of Spanning-Tree Protocols
  • Modifying and Verifying the Bridge ID
  • Spanning-Tree Failure Consequences
  • PortFast and BPDU Guard
  • EtherChannel
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Perimeter, Firewall, and Internal Routers
  • Introduction to Access Lists
  • Standard Access Lists
  • Extended Access Lists
  • Monitoring Access Lists
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • When Do We Use NAT?
  • Types of Network Address Translation
  • NAT Names
  • How NAT Works
  • Testing and Troubleshooting NAT
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Exploring Connected Devices Using CDP and LLDP
  • Network Time Protocol (NTP)
  • SNMP
  • Syslog
  • Secure Shell (SSH)
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Network Security Threats
  • Three Primary Network Attacks
  • Network Attacks
  • Security Program Elements
  • Layer 2 Security Features
  • Authentication Methods
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Security Password Policy Elements
  • User-Authentication Methods
  • Setting Passwords
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Client Redundancy Issues
  • Introducing First Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP)
  • Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Virtual Private Networks
  • GRE Tunnels
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Quality of Service
  • Trust Boundary
  • QoS Mechanisms
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Why Do We Need IPv6?
  • The Benefits and Uses of IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing and Expressions
  • How IPv6 Works in an Internetwork
  • IPv6 Routing Protocols
  • Configuring IPv6 on Our Internetwork
  • Configuring Routing on Our Internetwork
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Endpoints
  • Servers
  • IP Config
  • Troubleshooting IP Network Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting VLAN Connectivity
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Wireless Networks
  • Basic Wireless Devices
  • Wireless Principles
  • Nonoverlapping Wi-Fi channels
  • Radio Frequency (RF)
  • Wireless Security
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • WLAN Deployment Models
  • Setting Up a Wireless LAN Controller (WLC)
  • Joining Access Points (APs)
  • Wireless LAN Controllers (WLC)
  • WLC Port Types
  • WLC Interface Types
  • AP Modes
  • AP and WLC Management Access Connections
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Virtual Machine Fundamentals
  • Virtualization Components
  • Virtualization Features
  • Virtualization Types
  • Virtualization Solutions
  • Automation Components
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Traditional Network Monitoring Systems (NMS)
  • Traditional Network Configuration Managers (NCMs)
  • Traditional Networking
  • Introduction to SDN
  • Separating the Control Plane
  • Controller-Based Architectures
  • SDN Network Components
  • DNA Center Overview
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

  • Team Silos
  • DevOps
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • Ansible
  • Ansible Tower/AWX
  • Puppet
  • Chef
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Hands-on LAB Activities

  • Showing Cisco IOS File Systems Configuration on a Router

  • Configuring a CIDR-Based IP Network

  • Viewing the IP Address, Mask, and Default Router Settings on Windows
  • Viewing the IP Address, Mask, and Default Router Settings on Linux

  • Using the show ip route Command

  • Configuring OSPF

  • Using the show Command
  • Implementing Port Security

  • Configure Interfaces as Trunk Ports
  • Creating a New VLAN and Placing Switch Ports into that VLAN

  • Configuring Port Fast and Rapid Spanning Tree

  • Creating and Applying an ACL at the CLI Using Named Access List Configuration
  • Adding to and Displaying a Numbered ACL Configuration

  • Configuring Network Address Translation

  • Setting the Date, Time, Timezone, and Daylight Savings Time
  • Seeing Severity 3 and 5 Messages at the Console and Severity 3 Only in the Buffer
  • Configuring Syslog and Viewing Settings on a Router
  • Disabling the Timestamp and Enabling a Sequence Number in Log Messages

  • Using Dig for Passive Reconnaissance
  • Using nslookup for Passive Reconnaissance 
  • Using Ettercap for ARP Spoofing
  • Spoofing MAC Address
  • Configuring DHCP Snooping
  • Encrypting IOS Passwords with the service password-encryption Command
  • Encoding a Password as Type 5 (MD5)

  • Configuring HSRP

  • Configuring GRE Tunnels

  • Enabling IPv6 Routing and Routing Protocols
  • Configuring Static Routing

  • Configuring VLANs

  • Configuring SNMPv3

  • Creating and Running a Playbook
  • Creating an ansible.cfg File

Exam FAQs

There is no formal requirements for taking the new exam. However, Cisco recommends that the candidate should have:

  •  An understanding of all exam topics
  • Good grasps of network fundamentals
  • One or more years of experience with computer networking and Cisco equipments

USD 300

  • Simlet
  • Testlet
  • Simulation
  • Drag-and-drop
  • Fill-in-the-blank
  • Multiple choice (single and multiple answers)

The exam contains 100-120 questions.

120 minutes

800-850

(on a scale of 300-1000)

The policies for retaking exams are as follows:

  • Candidates who fail an Associate, Professional, or Specialist exam must wait a period of five (5) calendar days, beginning the day after the failed attempt, before they may retest for the same exam.
  • Candidates who fail any Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIE) certification or Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE) written exam must wait for a period of 15 calendar days, beginning the day after the failed attempt, before retaking the same exam.
  • Once passed, a candidate must wait a minimum of 180 days before taking the same exam with an identical exam number.
  • Candidates who violate these policies are in violation of the agreement. Such conduct is strictly prohibited as described in the Cisco certification and confidentiality agreement.