Cisco

CCNP ENCOR (350-401)

(CCNP-ENCOR.AB1) / ISBN : 9781644592458

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TestPrep
LiveLab

Get certified for the Cisco CCNP certification exam with the CCNP ENCOR (350-401) course and lab. The course and lab cover the 350-401 exam objectives and teach you how to work with dual-stack (IPv4 and IPv6) architecture, virtualization, infrastructure, network assurance, security, automation, and many more. The CCNP training guide helps you master the techniques required for path selection, static routing, virtual routing and forwarding, and more.

Here's what you will get

Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies v1.0 (ENCOR 350-401) is associated with the CCNP and CCIE Enterprise Certifications. The certification exam validates a candidate's expertise in the knowledge of implementing core enterprise network technologies including troubleshooting static and dynamic trunking protocols, Layer 1 concepts, such as RF power, RSSI, SNR, interference noise, band, and channels, and wireless client devices capabilities.

Lessons

30+ Lessons | 284+ Quizzes | 349+ Flashcards | 349+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

100+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 100+ Post Assessment Questions | 200+ Practice Test Questions

Hand on lab

50+ LiveLab | 48+ Video tutorials | 01:38+ Hours

Here's what you will learn

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  • Goals and Methods
  • Who Should Read This Course?
  • Strategies for Exam Preparation
  • How This Course Is Organized
  • Certification Exam Topics and This Course

  • Network Device Communication
  • Forwarding Architectures
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
  • References in This Lesson

  • Spanning Tree Protocol Fundamentals
  • Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory

  • STP Topology Tuning
  • Additional STP Protection Mechanisms
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory

  • Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory

  • VLAN Trunking Protocol
  • Dynamic Trunking Protocol
  • EtherChannel Bundle
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory

  • Routing Protocol Overview
  • Path Selection
  • Static Routing
  • Virtual Routing and Forwarding
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory

  • EIGRP Fundamentals
  • Path Metric Calculation
  • Failure Detection and Timers
  • Route Summarization
  • Review All Key Topics
  • References in This Lesson

  • OSPF Fundamentals
  • OSPF Configuration
  • Default Route Advertisement
  • Common OSPF Optimizations
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
  • References in This Lesson

  • Areas
  • Link-State Announcements
  • Discontiguous Networks
  • OSPF Path Selection
  • Summarization of Routes
  • Route Filtering
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
  • References in This Lesson

  • OSPFv3 Fundamentals
  • OSPFv3 Configuration
  • IPv4 Support in OSPFv3
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
  • References in This Lesson

  • BGP Fundamentals
  • Basic BGP Configuration
  • Route Summarization
  • Multiprotocol BGP for IPv6
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
  • References in This Lesson

  • BGP Multihoming
  • Conditional Matching
  • Route Maps
  • BGP Route Filtering and Manipulation
  • BGP Communities
  • Understanding BGP Path Selection
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
  • References in This Lesson

  • Multicast Fundamentals
  • Multicast Addressing
  • Internet Group Management Protocol
  • Protocol Independent Multicast
  • Rendezvous Points
  • Review All Key Topics
  • References in This Lesson

  • The Need for QoS
  • QoS Models
  • Classification and Marking
  • Policing and Shaping
  • Congestion Management and Avoidance
  • Review All Key Topics
  • References In This Lesson

  • Time Synchronization
  • First-Hop Redundancy Protocol
  • Network Address Translation
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory

  • Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) Tunnels
  • IPsec Fundamentals
  • Cisco Location/ID Separation Protocol (LISP)
  • Virtual Extensible Local Area Network (VXLAN)
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory

  • Understanding Basic Wireless Theory
  • Carrying Data Over an RF Signal
  • Review All Key Topics

  • Wireless LAN Topologies
  • Pairing Lightweight APs and WLCs
  • Leveraging Antennas for Wireless Coverage
  • Review All Key Topics

  • Roaming Overview
  • Roaming Between Centralized Controllers
  • Locating Devices in a Wireless Network
  • Review All Key Topics

  • Open Authentication
  • Authenticating with Pre-Shared Key
  • Authenticating with EAP
  • Authenticating with WebAuth
  • Review All Key Topics

  • Troubleshooting Client Connectivity from the WLC
  • Troubleshooting Connectivity Problems at the AP
  • Review All Key Topics

  • Hierarchical LAN Design Model
  • Enterprise Network Architecture Options
  • Review All Key Topics

  • Software-Defined Access (SD-Access)
  • Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN)
  • Review All Key Topics

  • Network Diagnostic Tools
  • Debugging
  • NetFlow and Flexible NetFlow
  • Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) Technologies
  • IP SLA
  • Cisco DNA Center Assurance
  • Review All Key Topics

  • Network Security Design for Threat Defense
  • Next-Generation Endpoint Security
  • Network Access Control (NAC)
  • Review All Key Topics

  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Terminal Lines and Password Protection
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)
  • Zone-Based Firewall (ZBFW)
  • Control Plane Policing (CoPP)
  • Device Hardening
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory

  • Server Virtualization
  • Network Functions Virtualization
  • Review All Key Topics

  • Command-Line Interface
  • Application Programming Interface
  • Data Models and Supporting Protocols
  • Cisco DevNet
  • GitHub
  • Basic Python Components and Scripts
  • Review All Key Topics
  • References in This Lesson

  • Embedded Event Manager
  • Agent-Based Automation Tools
  • Agentless Automation Tools
  • Review All Key Topics

Hands-on LAB Activities

  • Assigning IP Addresses to Routed Interfaces
  • Creating a Switched Virtual Interface
  • Creating a VLAN and Viewing its Assignment to Port Mapping
  • Configuring an Access Port
  • Configuring and Viewing a Trunk Port Status
  • Configuring Routed Subinterfaces
  • Configuring a Routed Switch Port

  • Identifying the Root Ports and Viewing the STP Information of a Switch

  • Viewing and Modifying the STP Port Cost
  • Changing STP System Priority
  • Configuring a Loop Guard on a Switch Port
  • Configuring a BPDU Guard on a Switch Port
  • Enabling STP Portfast on Specific Interfaces
  • Configuring the Error Recovery Service for a BPDU Guard

  • Configuring MST
  • Configuring MST Interface Cost and Priority

  • Implementing Port Security
  • Configuring the Sample Port Channel
  • Configuring and Verifying the Maximum Links

  • Configuring Static Routing
  • Configuring Directly Attached Static Routes

  • Configuring OSPF
  • Configuring OSPF with Explicit IP Addresses and Explicit Subnets

  • Configuring OSPF Distribute List

  • Configuring OSPFv3
  • Configuring OSPFv3 Passive Interfaces

  • Configuring BGP
  • Configuring BGP Route Aggregation
  • Configuring IPv6 BGP

  • Configuring a Route Map with the continue Keyword
  • Configuring BGP Distribute List

  • Configuring Multi-Stratum NTP
  • Configuring VRRP
  • Configuring Static NAT
  • Configuring PAT
  • Configuring Dynamic NAT

  • Configuring GRE Tunnels
  • Configuring IPSec

  • Adding a Less Specific Route
  • Pinging with Multiple Options
  • Configuring the Logging Buffer Size and Severity Level
  • Using Conditional Debugging
  • Configuring NetFlow and NetFlow Data Export

  • Creating and Applying a Numbered Standard ACL
  • Creating and Applying a Numbered Extended ACL
  • Configuring vty Access Using SSH
  • Configuring a Username with the Privilege Level
  • Configuring AAA for Device Access Control
  • Configuring an Access List for CoPP

  • Creating a Manually Triggerd EEM Applet

Exam FAQs

While there are no formal prerequisites, three to five years of experience implementing enterprise networking solutions is recommended. 

USD 400

The exam contains 100± questions.

120 minutes

825

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