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Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions

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The Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions course provides a broad range of fundamental knowledge for all IT careers. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs, you will learn how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network. The course covers configuring network components such as switches, routers, and Wireless LAN Controllers; managing network devices; and identifying basic security threats. Network programmability, automation, and software-defined networking are also covered at a foundational level.

This course helps you prepare to take the 200-301 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam.

This course is worth 30 CE credits towards recertification


Interactive self-paced content that provides flexibility in terms of pace, place and time to suit individuals and organisations. These resources also consist of online books, educational podcasts and vodcasts, and video-based learning.



Anyone looking to start a career in networking or wishing to achieve the Cisco CCNA Certification.

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After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Identify the components of a computer network and describe their basic characteristics
  • Understand the model of host-to-host communication
  • Describe the features and functions of the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS®) software
  • Describe LANs and the role of switches within LANs
  • Describe Ethernet as the network access layer of TCP/IP and describe the operation of switches
  • Install a switch and perform the initial configuration
  • Describe the TCP/IP Internet layer, IPv4, its addressing scheme, and subnetting
  • Describe the TCP/IP Transport layer and Application layer
  • Explore functions of routing
  • Implement basic configuration on a Cisco router
  • Explain host-to-host communications across switches and routers
  • Identify and resolve common switched network issues and common problems associated with IPv4 addressing
  • Describe IPv6 main features and addresses, and configure and verify basic IPv6 connectivity
  • Describe the operation, benefits, and limitations of static routing
  • Describe, implement, and verify virtual local area networks (VLANs) and trunks
  • Describe the application and configuration of inter-VLAN routing
  • Explain the basics of dynamic routing protocols and describe components and terms of Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Explain how Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) work
  • Configure link aggregation using EtherChannel
  • Describe the purpose of Layer 3 redundancy protocols
  • Describe basic WAN and VPN concepts
  • Describe the operation of access control lists (ACLs) and their applications in the network
  • Configure Internet access using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) clients and explain and configure network address translation (NAT) on Cisco routers
  • Describe basic quality of service (QoS) concepts
  • Describe the concepts of wireless networks, which types of wireless networks can be built, and how to use Wireless LAN Controllers (WLCs)
  • Describe network and device architectures and introduce virtualization
  • Introduce the concept of network programmability and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and describe smart network management solutions such as Cisco DNA Center™, Software-Defined Access (SD-Access), and Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
  • Configure basic IOS system monitoring tools
  • Describe the management of Cisco devices
  • Describe the current security threat landscape
  • Describe threat defense technologies
  • Implement a basic security configuration of the device management plane
  • Implement basic steps to harden network devices 



Exploring the Functions of Networking

  • What is a Computer Network?
  • Common Usage of a Computer Network
  • Components of a Network
  • Characteristics of a Network
  • Physical vs. Logical Topologies
  • Interpreting a Network Diagram
  • Impact of User Applications on the Network

Introducing the Host-To-Host Communications Model

  • Host-To-Host Communications Overview
  • ISO OSI Reference Model
  • TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • Peer-To-Peer Communications
  • Encapsulation and De-Encapsulation
  • TCP/IP Stack vs OSI Reference Model

Operating Cisco IOS Software

  • Cisco IOS Software Features and Functions
  • Cisco IOS Software CLO Functions
  • Cisco IOS Software Modes
  • Get Started with Cisco CLI  

Introducing LANs

  • Local Area Networks
  • LAN Components
  • Need for Switches
  • Characteristics and Features of Switches
  • Activity: Datasheet exploration

Exploring the TCP/IP Link Layer

  • Ethernet LAN Connection Media
  • Ethernet Frame Structure
  • LAN Communication Types
  • MAC Addresses
  • Frame Switching
  • Observe How a Switch Operates
  • Duplex Communication

Starting a Switch

  • Switch Installation
  • Connecting to a Console Port
  • Switch Components
  • Switch LED Indicators
  • Basic show Commands and Information
  • Perform Basic Switch Configuration
  • Implement the Initial Switch Configuration

Introducing the TCP/IP Internet Layer, IPv4 Addressing, and Subnets

  • Internet Protocol
  • Decimal and Binary Number Systems
  • Binary-to-Decimal Conversion
  • Decimal-to-Binary Conversion
  • IPv4 Address Representation
  • IPv4 Header Fields
  • IPv4 Address Classes
  • Subnet Masks
  • Subnets
  • Implementing Subnetting: Borrowing Bits
  • Implementing Subnetting: Determining the Addressing Scheme
  • Benefits of VLSM and Implementing VLSM
  • Private vs. Public IPv4 Addresses
  • Reserved IPv4 Addresses
  • Verifying IPv4 Address of a Host

Explaining the TCP/IP Transport Layer and Application Layer

  • TCP/IP Transport Layer Functions
  • Reliable vs.Best-Effort Transport
  • TCP Characteristics
  • UDP Characteristics
  • TCP/IP Application Layer
  • Introducing HTTP
  • Domain Name System
  • Explaining DHCP for IPv4
  • Inspect TCP/IP Applications

Exploring the Functions of Routing

  • Role of a Router
  • Router Components
  • Router Functions
  • Routing Table
  • Path Determination
  • Cisco Router Models
  • Routing Hierarchy on Internet

Configuring a Cisco Router

  • Initial Router Setup
  • Configuring Router Interfaces
  • Configuring IPv4 Addresses on Router Interfaces
  • Checking Interface Configuration and Status
  • Configure an Interface on a Cisco Router
  • Exploring Connected Devices
  • Using Cisco Discovery Protocol
  • Configure and Verify LLDP
  • Configure and Verify Layer 2 Discovery Protocols
  • Implement an Initial Router Configuration

Exploring the Packet Delivery Process

  • Layer 2 Addressing
  • Layer 3 Addressing
  • Default Gateways
  • Address Resolution Protocol
  • Configure Default Gateway
  • Host-To-Host Packet Delivery
  • Explore Packet Forwarding

Troubleshooting a Simple Network

  • Troubleshooting Methods
  • Troubleshooting Common Switch Media Issues
  • Troubleshooting Common Switch Port Issues
  • Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues
  • Troubleshoot Port Duplex Issues
  • Troubleshooting Common Problems Associated with IPv4 Addressing

Introducing Basic IPv6

  • IPv4 Address Exhaustion Workarounds
  • IPv6 Features
  • IPv6 Addresses and Address Types
  • Comparison of IPv4 and IPv6 Headers
  • Neighbor Discovery
  • IPv6 Address Allocation
  • Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity
  • Verification of End-To-End IPv6 Connectivity

Configuring Static Routing

  • Routing Operation
  • Static and Dynamic Routing Comparison
  • When to Use Static Routing
  • IPv4 Static Route Configuration
  • Default Routes
  • Verifying Static and Default Route Configuration
  • Configure and Verify IPv4 Static Routes
  • IPv6 Static Route Configuration
  • Configure IPv6 Static Routes
  • Implement IPv4 Static Routing
  • Implement IPv6 Static Routing

Implementing VLANs and Trunks

  • VLAN Introduction
  • Creating a VLAN
  • Assigning a Port to a VLAN
  • Trunking with 802.1Q
  • Configuring an 802.1Q Trunk
  • Configure VLANs and Trunks
  • VLAN Design Considerations
  • Troubleshoot VLANS and Trunks

Routing Between VLANs

  • Purpose of Inter-VLAN Routing
  • Options for Inter-VLAN Routing
  • Configure Inter-VLAN Routing
  • Implement Multiple VLANS and Basic Routing Between the VLANs

Introducing OSPF

  • Dynamic Routing Protocols
  • Path Selection
  • Link-State Routing Protocol Overview
  • Link-State Routing Protocol Data Structures
  • Introducing OSPF
  • Establishing OSPF Neighbor Adjacencies
  • OSPF Neighbor States
  • SPF Algorithm
  • Building a Link-State Database
  • Configure and Verify Single-Area OSPF
  • Routing for IPv6

Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel

  • EtherChannel Overview
  • EtherChannel Configuration Options
  • Configuring and Verifying EtherChannel
  • Configure and Verify EtherChannel
  • Improve Redundant Switched Toplogies with EtherChannel

Explaining the Basics of ACL

  • ACL Overview
  • ACL Operation
  • ACL Wildcard Masking
  • Wildcard Mask Abbreviations
  • Types of Basic ACLs
  • Configuring Standard IPv4 ACLs
  • Configuring Extended IPv4 ACLs
  • Verifying and Modifying IPv4 ACLs
  • Applying IPv4 ACLs to Filter Network Traffic
  • Configure and Verify IPv4 ACLs
  • Implement Numbered and Named IPv4 ACLs

Enabling Internet Connectivity

  • Configure a Provider-Assigned IPv4 Address
  • Introducing Network Address Translation
  • NAT Terminology and Translation Mechanisms
  • Benefits and Drawbacks of NAT
  • Static NAT and Port Forwarding
  • Dynamic NAT
  • Port Address Translation
  • Configuring and Verifying Inside IPv4 NAT
  • Configure Static NAT
  • Configure Dynamic NAT and PAT
  • Implement PAT

Explaining the Evolution of Intelligent Networks

  • Overview of Network Programmability in Enterprise Networks
  • Software-Defined Networking
  • Common Programmability Protocols and Methods
  • Configuration Management Tools
  • Introducing Cisco DNA Center
  • Explore the Cisco DNA Center
  • Downloadable Asset: Using Cisco Meraki Dashboard API
  • Introducing Cisco SD-Access
  • Introducing Cisco SD-WAN

Introducing System Monitoring

  • Introducing Syslog
  • Syslog Message Format
  • SNMP Overview
  • Enabling Network Time Protocol
  • Configure and Verify NTP
  • Configure System Message Logging

Managing Cisco Devices

  • Cisco IOS Integrated File System and Devices
  • Stages of the Router Power-On Boot Sequence
  • Loading and Managing System Images Files
  • Loading Cisco IOS Configuration Files
  • Validating Cisco IOS Images Using MD5/SHA512
  • Managing Cisco IOS Images and Device Configuration Files
  • Create the Cisco IOS Image Backup
  • Upgrade Cisco IOS Image

Securing Administrative Access

  • Network Device Security Overview
  • Securing Access to Priviliged EXEC Mode
  • Securing Console Access
  • Securing Remote Access
  • Secure Console and Remote Access
  • Configuring the Login Banner
  • Limiting Remote Access with ACLs
  • Enable and Limit Remote Access Connectivity
  • External Authentication Options
  • Secure Device Administrative Access

Implementing Device Hardening

  • Securing Unused Ports
  • Infrastructure ACL
  • Disabling Unused Services
  • Port Security
  • Configure and Verify Port Security
  • Mitigating VLAN Attacks
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection
  • Mitigating STP Attacks
  • Implement Device Hardening

Building Redundant Switched Topologies (Self-Study)

  • Physical Redundancy in a LAN
  • Issues in Redundant Toplogies
  • Spanning Tree Operation
  • Types of Spanning Tree Protocols
  • PortFast and BPDU Guard
  • Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol

Exploring Layer 3 Redundancy (Self-Study)

  • Need for Default Gateway Redundancy
  • Understanding FHRP
  • Understanding HSRP

Introducing WAN Technologies (Self-Study)

  • Introduction to WAN Technologies
  • WAN Devices and Demarcation Point
  • WAN Topology Options
  • WAN Connectivity Options
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Enterprise-Managed VPNs

Introducing QoS (Self-Study)

  • Converged Networks
  • QoS Defined
  • QoS Policy
  • QoS Mechanisms
  • QoS Models
  • Deploying End-to-End QoS

Explaining Wireless Fundamentals (Self-Study)

  • Wireless Technologies
  • Wireless Radio Communication
  • WLAN Architectures
  • WI-FI Channels
  • AP and WLC Management
  • Log in to and Monitor the WLC
  • Configure an Open Wireless Network
  • Define a RADIUS Server and Enable SNMP and Syslog

Introducing Architectures and Virtualization (Self-Study)

  • Introduction to Network Design
  • Enterprise Three-Tier Hierarchical Network Design
  • Spine - Leaf Network Design
  • Cisco Enterprise Architecture Model
  • Underlay and Overlay Network Concepts
  • Cloud Computing Overview
  • Network Device Architecture
  • Virtualization Fundamentals

Examining the Security Threat Landscape (Self-Study)

  • Security Threat Landscape Overview
  • Malware
  • Hacking Tools
  • DoS and DDoS
  • Spoofing
  • Reflection and Amplification Attacks
  • Social Engineering
  • Evolution of Phishing
  • Password Attacks
  • Reconnaissance Attacks
  • Buffer Overflow Attacks
  • Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
  • Vectors of Data Loss and Exfiltration
  • Other Considerations

Implementing Threat Defense Technologies (Self-Study)

  • Information Security Overview
  • Firewalls
  • Intrusion Preventions Systems
  • Protection Against Data Loss and Phishing Attacks
  • Defending against DoS and DDoS Attacks
  • Introduction to Cryptographic Technologies
  • IPsec Security Services
  • Secure Sockets Layer and Transport Layer Security
  • Wireless Security Protocols
  • Configure a WLAN to Use WPA2 PSK


  • Discovery 1: Get Started with Cisco Command-Line Interface (CLI)
  • Discovery 2: Observe How a Switch Operates
  • Discovery 3: Perform Basic Switch Configuration
  • FAST Lab 1: Implement the Initial Switch Configuration
  • Discovery 4: Inspect TCP/IP Applications
  • Discovery 5: Configure an Interface on a Cisco Router
  • Discovery 6: Configure and Verify Layer 2 Discovery Protocols
  • FAST Lab 2: Implement an Initial Router Configuration
  • Discovery 7: Configure Default Gateway
  • Discovery 8: Explore Packet Forwarding
  • Discovery 9: Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues
  • Discovery 10: Troubleshoot Port Duplex Issues
  • Discovery 11: Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity
  • Discovery 12: Configure and Verify IPv4 Static Routes
  • Discovery 13: Configure IPv6 Static Routes
  • FAST Lab 3: Implement IPv4 Static Routing
  • FAST Lab 4: Implement IPv6 Static Routing
  • Discovery 14: Configure VLANs and Trunk
  • FAST Lab 5: Troubleshoot VLANs and Trunk
  • Discovery 15: Configure Inter-VLAN Routing
  • FAST Lab 6:  Implement Multiple VLANs and Basic Routing Between the VLANs
  • Discovery 16: Configure and Verify Single-Area OSPF
  • Discovery 17: Configure and Verify EtherChannel
  • FAST Lab 7: Improve Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
  • Discovery 18: Configure and Verify IPv4 ACLs
  • FAST Lab 8: Implement Numbered and Named IPv4 ACLs
  • Discovery 19: Configure a Provider-Assigned IPv4 Address
  • Discovery 20: Configure Static NAT
  • Discovery 21: Configure Dynamic NAT and Port Address Translation (PAT)
  • FAST Lab 9: Implement PAT
  • Discovery 22: Explore the Cisco DNA™ Center
  • Discovery 23: Configure and Verify NTP
  • FAST Lab 10: Configure System Message Logging
  • Discovery 24: Create the Cisco IOS Image Backup
  • Discovery 25: Upgrade Cisco IOS Image
  • Discovery 26: Secure Console and Remote Access
  • Discovery 27: Enable and Limit Remote Access Connectivity
  • FAST Lab 11: Secure Device Administrative Access
  • Discovery 28: Configure and Verify Port Security
  • FAST Lab 12: Implement Device Hardening
  • Discovery 29: Log into and Monitor the WLC
  • Discovery 30: Configure an Open Wireless Network
  • Discovery 31: Define a RADIUS Server and Enable SNMP and Syslog
  • Discovery 32: Configure a WLAN to Use WPA2 PSK



Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  • Basic internet usage skills
  • Basic IP address knowledge




Recommended as preparation for the following exams:

  •  200-301 -  Cisco Certified Network Associate Exam (CCNA)

Efterfølgende kurser


This course covers network fundamentals, network access, IP connectivity, IP Services, security fundamentals and verification of Cisco Networks and is a great starting point for those starting their Cisco career certification journey. The following courses are recommended for further study.

  • CLFNDU - Understanding Cisco Collaboration Foundations
  • DCFNDU - Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations
  • ENFNDU - Understanding Cisco Enterprise Foundations
  • SPFNDU - Understanding Cisco Service Provider Network Foundations
  • WLFNDU - Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations

Alternatively should you wish to progress to the professional level then you may wish to review

  • CLCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Collaboration Core Technologies
  • DCCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Date Center Core Technologies
  • ENCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies.
  • SCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies
  • SPCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies
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