CCNA 4: Connecting Networks

This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network.

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DURATION:
6 days

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Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   View map
Course Overview This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables participants to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Participants learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Participants will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network.
Course Objective Upon completion of this Adobe InDesign training course, students should be able to:

  • Understand and describe different WAN technologies and network architectures
  • Understand and describe the operations and benefits of virtual private networks (VPNs) and tunneling
  • Understand, configure, and troubleshoot serial, broadband and tunneling connections; and Network Address Translation (NAT) operations
  • Monitor and troubleshoot network operations using syslog, SNMP, and NetFlow.
Target Audience This CCNA4: Connecting Networks training course is suitable for individuals who are seeking entry-level jobs in the ICT industry or hope to fulfill prerequisites to pursue more specialized ICT skills. CCNA Routing and Switching provides an integrated and comprehensive coverage of networking topics, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, while providing opportunities for hands-on practical experience and career skills development. The course is for students at many education levels and types of institutions, including high schools, secondary schools, universities, colleges, career and technical schools, and community centers.

Pre-requisite: Complete CCNA Scaling Networks course.

Course Outline  

DAY / DATE TIME TOPIC
Day 1 9 am – 12.30 noon

 

 

10 am – 10.15 am

–          Tea break

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm

–          Lunch

 

 

2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

4.00 pm – 4.15 pm

–          Tea Break

Hierarchical Network Design

  • Hierarchical Network Design Overview
  • Cisco Enterprise Architecture
  • Evolving Network Architectures

Connecting to the WAN

  • WAN Technologies Overview
  • Selecting a WAN Technology

 

Practical

  • Router Configuration (Revision)
Day 2 9 am – 12.30 noon

 

10 am – 10.15 am

–          Tea break

 

 

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm

–          Lunch

 

2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

 

 

 

4.00 pm – 4.15 pm

– Tea break

 Point-to-Point Connections

  • Serial Point-to-Point Overview
  • PPP Operation
  • Configure PPP
  • Toubleshooting WAN connectivity.

 

Practical

  • Configure Basic  PPP

 

Frame Relay

  • Introduction to Frame Relay
  • Configure Frame Relay
  • Troubleshoot Connectivity

 

Practical

  • Configure Frame Relay
 

 

Day 3

9 am – 12.30 noon

10 am – 10.15 am

–          Tea break

 

12.30 noon – 2.00 pm

–          Lunch

 

2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

 

4.00 pm – 4.15 pm

– Tea break

 Network Address Translation for IPv4

  • NAT Operation
  • Configuring NAT
  • Troubleshooting NAT.

 

Practical

  • Configure NAT/PAT

Broadband Solutions

  • Teleworking
  • Comparing Broadband Solutions
  • Configuring xDSL Connectivity

 

Practical

  • Configure a Router for DSL Connectivity
 

 

Day 4

9 am – 12.30 noon

10 am – 10.15 am

–          Tea break

 

12.30 noon – 2.00 pm

–          Lunch

 

 

2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

 

4.00 pm – 4.15 pm

– Tea break

 Securing Site-to-Site Connectivity

  • VPNs
  • Implementing GRE Tunnels
  • Introducing IPsec
  • Remote Access.

 

Practical

  • Configure a Point-to-point GRE VPN Tunnel

Monitoring the Network

  • Syslog
  • SNMP
  • NetFlow

 

Practical

  • Configure SNMP, Syslog and NTP

 

 

 

 

Day 5

9 am – 12.30 noon

10 am – 10.15 am

–          Tea break

12.30 noon – 2.00 pm

–          Lunch

2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

 

4.00 pm – 4.15 pm

– Tea break

 

Troubleshooting the Network

  • Troubleshooting with a Systematic Approach
  • Network Troubleshooting

 

Practical

  • Troubleshooting Basic PPP
  • Troubleshooting NAT configurations

 

Day 6 9 am – 12.30 noon

10 am – 10.15 am

–          Tea break

12.30 noon – 2.00 pm

–          Lunch

2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

 

4.00 pm – 4.15 pm

– Tea break

 

Final Exam Online Test (Cisco Netacad)

 

Practical Test

*Note: Topicss proposed are subjects to changes

Duration 6 Days