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CCDA Design e-Camp

Prepare for the CCDA Design certification exam

GK# 1085

Course Overview

This e-Camp includes Cisco Training Exclusives

EXCLUSIVE TO GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE - Accelerate your Cisco learning experience with complimentary access to the IT Skills Video On-Demand Library, Boson practice exams, Introduction to Cybersecurity digital learning course, course recordings, and the IT Resource Library.

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This course offers a complete solution to all the training you'll need to prepare for the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) certification exam. We provide in-depth coverage of Cisco topics covered in ICND1 and DESGN. You will get the training and practice you need to design a strong, effective network including how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network. You will also learn how to configure an IP router, connect to a WAN.


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What You'll Learn

  • Network fundamentals and how to build simple LANs
  • Establish Internet connectivity
  • Manage network device security
  • Expand small to medium-sized networks with WAN connectivity
  • IPv6 basics
  • Principles of network design and the guidelines for building a network design solution
  • How the Enterprise Composite Network model simplifies the complexity of today's networks
  • Design an Enterprise Campus in a hierarchical modular fashion using Borderless Networks and modular design
  • Design Enterprise Campus and Enterprise Edge networks
  • Select the appropriate Network Management Solution
  • Design a network addressing plan
  • Select optimal routing protocols for the network
  • Design a modern data center using Cisco and industry best practices
  • Evaluate security solutions for the network
  • Design Voice over IP and IP Telephony
  • Design a wireless solution using Lightweight Access Points and the Wireless LAN Controller
  • All topics on the CCDA certification exam
  • Test-taking tips and techniques


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On-Demand Outline

ICND1 v2.0- Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1:

Building a Simple Network

  • Functions of Networking
  • Host-to-Host Communications Model
  • Introducing LANs
  • Operating Cisco IOS Software
  • Starting a Switch
  • Ethernet and Switch Operation
  • Troubleshooting Common Switch Media Issues

Establishing Internet Connectivity

  • TCP/IP Internet Layer
  • IP Addressing and Subnets
  • TCP/IP Transport Layer
  • Functions of Routing
  • Configuring a Cisco Router
  • Packet Delivery Process
  • Enabling Static Routing
  • Basics of ACL
  • Enabling Internet Connectivity

Summary Challenge

  • Establish Internet Connectivity
  • Troubleshoot Internet Connectivity

Building a Medium-Sized Network

  • Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Routing Between VLANs
  • Using a Cisco IOS Network Device as a DHCP Server
  • Implementing RIPv2

Network Device Management and Security

  • Securing Administrative Access
  • Implementing Device Hardening
  • Configuring System Message Logging
  • Managing Cisco Devices
  • Licensing

Summary Challenge

  • Implementing a Medium-Sized Network
  • Troubleshooting a Medium-Sized Network

Introducing IPv6

  • Introducing Basic IPv6
  • IPv6 Operation
  • Configuring IPv6 Static Routes

DESGN - Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions v3.0

Applying a Methodology to Network Design

  • Identifying Design Requirements
  • Characterizing the Existing Network
  • Using the Top-Down Approach
  • Implementing the Design Methodology

Network Design Objectives

  • Designing the Network Hierarchy
  • Modular Approach to Network Design
  • Infrastructure Services
  • Network Management Protocols and Features

Campus and Data Center Design Considerations

  • Campus Design Methodology
  • Layer 2
  • Layer 3
  • High Availability

Enterprise Network Design

  • Traffic and Interconnection
  • Security
  • Edge Connectivity
  • WAN Design
  • Branch Design
  • Data Center Design

Internal Routing and Connecting to the Internet

  • Routing Protocol Considerations
  • Expanding EIGRP
  • Expanding OSPF
  • Introducing IS-IS
  • Expanding IS-IS
  • Using BGP

Expanding the Existing Network

  • QoS
  • Wireless
  • Integrating Collaboration

IP Addressing Design

  • Concepts
  • Addressing Plan for IPv4
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Supporting IP Addressing

Introduction to Software-Defined Networking

  • Need
  • Definition
  • Flavors

Case Studies:

  • Case Study 1: Ask the Right Questions
  • Case Study 2: Design a Branch LAN
  • Case Study 3: Branch Connections to Headquarters
  • Case Study 4: Branch Routing
  • Case Study 5: Design Support for Wireless and Collaboration
  • Case Study 6: Designing the IPv4 Addressing Plan
  • Case Study 7: Designing the IPv6 Addressing Plan


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ICND1 v2.0- Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1:

Discovery Lab 1: Get Started with Cisco CLI
Discovery Lab 2: Perform Basic Switch Configuration
Discovery Lab 3: Observe How a Switch Operates
Discovery Lab 4: Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues
Discovery Lab 5: Inspect TCP/IP Applications
Discovery Lab 6: Start with Cisco Router Configuration
Discovery Lab 7: Configure Cisco Discovery Protocol
Discovery Lab 8: Configure Default Gateway
Discovery Lab 9: Exploration of Packet Forwarding
Discovery Lab 10: Configure and Verify Static Routes
Discovery Lab 11: Configure and Verify ACLs
Discovery Lab 12: Configure a Provider-Assigned IP Address
Discovery Lab 13: Configure Static NAT
Discovery Lab 14: Configure Dynamic NAT and PAT
Discovery Lab 15: Troubleshoot NAT
Discovery Lab 16: Configure VLAN and Trunk
Discovery Lab 17: Configure a Router on a Stick
Discovery Lab 18: Configure a Cisco Router as a DHCP Server
Discovery Lab 19: Troubleshoot DHCP Issues
Discovery Lab 20: Configure and Verify RIPv2
Discovery Lab 21: Troubleshoot RIPv2
Discovery Lab 22: Enhance Security of Initial Configuration
Discovery Lab 23: Limit Remote Access Connectivity
Discovery Lab 24: Configure and Verify Port Security
Discovery Lab 25: Configure and Verify NTP
Discovery Lab 26: Configure Syslog
Discovery Lab 27: Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity
Discovery Lab 28: Configure IPv6 Static Routes

Challenge Lab 1: Implementing the Initial Switch Configuration
Challenge Lab 2: Implementing the Initial Router Configuration
Challenge Lab 3: Implementing Static Routing
Challenge Lab 5: Implementing PAT
Challenge Lab 6: Summary Challenge Lab: 1
Challenge Lab 7: Summary Challenge Lab: 2
Challenge Lab 8: Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunk
Challenge Lab 9: Implement Multiple VLANs and Basic Routing Between the VLANs
Challenge Lab 10: Implementing a DHCP Server in on a Cisco IOS Device
Challenge Lab 11: Implementing RIPv2
Challenge Lab 12: Securing Device Administrative Access
Challenge Lab 13: Implementing Device Hardening
Challenge Lab 14: Configuring System Message Logging
Challenge Lab 15: Summary Challenge Lab: 3
Challenge Lab 16: Summary Challenge Lab: 4
Challenge Lab 17: Implement IPv6 Static Routing



Familiarity with basic inter-networking technologies such as LAN, WAN, bridging, switching, protocols, and network management.

Who Should Attend

  • Network administrators
  • Network support engineers
  • Network engineer associate
  • Network specialist
  • Network analyst
  • Cisco channel partners
  • Individuals pursing the CCNA Routing and Switching certification
  • Network engineers and architects
  • Systems administrators and network designers
  • Anyone who wants CCDA certification
  • IT managers wanting greater skill in network design

Vendor Credits


This course can be purchased with Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs).

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Training Exclusives

This e-camp includes access to the following benefits:

  • IT Skills Video On-Demand Library (over 40,000 titles)
  • Boson Practice Exams
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity digital learning course
  • Course Recordings
  • IT Resource Library
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  • Progress analytics
  • Gamification with leaderboards
  • Searchable glossary
  • Lab recordings
  • Instructor Videos
  • Student Guide
  • Discovery and Integrated Labs
  • Content Review Questions
  • Challenge Tests and Labs
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