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CCNA ICND2 200-105 Update and Exam Objectives
« on: October 22, 2016, 03:44:35 AM »
The ICND2 exam has been updated to 200-105 (older version 200-101). The new exam objectives are as given below (as on date, please check with Cisco website for up to date info):

1.0 LAN Switching Technologies 26%

1.1 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot VLANs (normal/extended range) spanning multiple switches

    1.1.a Access ports (data and voice)
    1.1.b Default VLAN

1.2 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot interswitch connectivity

    1.2.a Add and remove VLANs on a trunk
    1.2.b DTP and VTP (v1&v2)

1.3 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot STP protocols

    1.3.a STP mode (PVST+ and RPVST+)
    1.3.b STP root bridge selection

1.4 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot STP-related optional features

    1.4.a PortFast
    1.4.b BPDU guard

1.5 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot (Layer 2/Layer 3) EtherChannel

    1.5.a Static
    1.5.b PAGP
    1.5.c LACP

1.6 Describe the benefits of switch stacking and chassis aggregation

1.7 Describe common access layer threat mitigation techniques

    1.7.a 802.1x
    1.7.b DHCP snooping
    1.7.c Nondefault native VLAN

2.0 Routing Technologies 29%

2.1 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot Inter-VLAN routing

    2.1.a Router on a stick
    2.1.b SVI

2.2 Compare and contrast distance vector and link-state routing protocols

2.3 Compare and contrast interior and exterior routing protocols

2.4 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot single area and multiarea OSPFv2 for IPv4 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, stub, virtual-link, and LSAs)

2.5 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot single area and multiarea OSPFv3 for IPv6 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, stub, virtual-link, and LSAs)

2.6 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot EIGRP for IPv4 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, stub)

2.7 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot EIGRP for IPv6 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, stub)

3.0 WAN Technologies  16%

3.1 Configure and verify PPP and MLPPP on WAN interfaces using local authentication
3.2 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot PPPoE client-side interfaces using local authentication
3.3 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot GRE tunnel connectivity
3.4 Describe WAN topology options

    3.4.a Point-to-point
    3.4.b Hub and spoke
    3.4.c Full mesh
    3.4.d Single vs dual-homed

3.5 Describe WAN access connectivity options

    3.5.a MPLS
    3.5.b MetroEthernet
    3.5.c Broadband PPPoE
    3.5.d Internet VPN (DMVPN, site-to-site VPN, client VPN)

3.6 Configure and verify single-homed branch connectivity using eBGP IPv4 (limited to peering and route advertisement using Network command only)

4.0 Infrastructure Services 14%

4.1 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic HSRP

    4.1.a Priority
    4.1.b Preemption
    4.1.c Version

4.2 Describe the effects of cloud resources on enterprise network architecture

    4.2.a Traffic path to internal and external cloud services
    4.2.b Virtual services
    4.2.c Basic virtual network infrastructure

4.3 Describe basic QoS concepts

    4.3.a Marking
    4.3.b Device trust
    4.3.c Prioritization
        4.3.c. Voice
        4.3.c. [ii] Video
        4.3.c. [iii] Data
    4.3.d Shaping
    4.3.e Policing
    4.3.f Congestion management

4.4 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 access list for traffic filtering

    4.4.a Standard
    4.4.b Extended
    4.4.c Named

4.5 Verify ACLs using the APIC-EM Path Trace ACL analysis tool

5.0 Infrastructure Maintenance 15%

5.1 Configure and verify device-monitoring protocols

    5.1.a SNMPv2
    5.1.b SNMPv3

5.2 Troubleshoot network connectivity issues using ICMP echo-based IP SLA
5.3 Use local SPAN to troubleshoot and resolve problems
5.4 Describe device management using AAA with TACACS+ and RADIUS
5.5 Describe network programmability in enterprise network architecture

    5.5.a Function of a controller
    5.5.b Separation of control plane and data plane
    5.5.c Northbound and southbound APIs

5.6 Troubleshoot basic Layer 3 end-to-end connectivity issues

Caution: Note that the exam objectives may change from time to time. Please check with Cisco website for up to date topics.

You may download the practice tests here:
CCNA ICND2 200-105 Practice Tests.

You may view the official page here:
https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/community/certifications/ccna/icnd2/exam-topics

Notable changes are in the area of cloud services, and data center services. As you might be knowing Cisco has exams in the area of Cloud and Data center. ICND2 provides a stepping stone for the next level exams, viz CCNA Cloud and CCNA Data Center.

The old CCNA ICND2 exam 200-101 stands retired with effective from 20th Sept 2016.