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CCENT 100-105 Exam Objectives
« on: September 04, 2016, 02:20:53 AM »
1.0 Network Fundamentals 20%
   
2.0 LAN Switching Fundamentals 26%
   
3.0 Routing Fundamentals 25%
   
4.0 Infrastructure Services 15%
   
5.0 Infrastructure Maintenance 14%

Detailed exam objectives:

1.0 Network Fundamentals   20%

1.1 Compare and contrast OSI and TCP/IP models

1.2 Compare and contrast TCP and UDP protocols

1.3 Describe the impact of infrastructure components in an enterprise network

    1.3.a Firewalls
    1.3.b Access points
    1.3.c Wireless controllers

1.4 Compare and contrast collapsed core and three-tier architectures

1.5 Compare and contrast network topologies

    1.5.a Star
    1.5.b Mesh
    1.5.c Hybrid

1.6 Select the appropriate cabling type based on implementation requirements

1.7 Apply troubleshooting methodologies to resolve problems

    1.7.a Perform fault isolation and document
    1.7.b Resolve or escalate
    1.7.c Verify and monitor resolution

1.8 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 addressing and subnetting

1.9 Compare and contrast IPv4 address types

    1.9.a Unicast
    1.9.b Broadcast
    1.9.c Multicast

1.10 Describe the need for private IPv4 addressing
1.11 Identify the appropriate IPv6 addressing scheme to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment
1.12 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv6 addressing
1.13 Configure and verify IPv6 Stateless Address Auto Configuration
1.14 Compare and contrast IPv6 address types

    1.14.a Global unicast
    1.14.b Unique local
    1.14.c Link local
    1.14.d Multicast
    1.14.e Modified EUI 64
    1.14.f Autoconfiguration
    1.14.g Anycast

2.0 LAN Switching Fundamentals 26%


2.1 Describe and verify switching concepts

    2.1.a MAC learning and aging
    2.1.b Frame switching
    2.1.c Frame flooding
    2.1.d MAC address table

2.2 Interpret Ethernet frame format

2.3 Troubleshoot interface and cable issues (collisions, errors, duplex, speed)

2.4 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot VLANs (normal range) spanning multiple switches

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

2.5 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot interswitch connectivity

    2.5.a Trunk ports
    2.5.b 802.1Q
    2.5.c Native VLAN
    2.6 Configure and verify Layer 2 protocols
    2.6.a Cisco Discovery Protocol
    2.6.b LLDP

2.7 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot port security

    2.7.a Static
    2.7.b Dynamic
    2.7.c Sticky
    2.7.d Max MAC addresses
    2.7.e Violation actions
    2.7.f Err-disable recovery

3.0 Routing Fundamentals  25%

3.1 Describe the routing concepts

    3.1.a Packet handling along the path through a network
    3.1.b Forwarding decision based on route lookup
    3.1.c Frame rewrite

3.2 Interpret the components of routing table

    3.2.a Prefix
    3.2.b Network mask
    3.2.c Next hop
    3.2.d Routing protocol code
    3.2.e Administrative distance
    3.2.f Metric
    3.2.g Gateway of last resort

3.3 Describe how a routing table is populated by different routing information sources

    3.3.a Admin distance

3.4 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot inter-VLAN routing

3.4.a Router on a stick

3.5 Compare and contrast static routing and dynamic routing

3.6 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 static routing

    3.6.a Default route
    3.6.b Network route
    3.6.c Host route
    3.6.d Floating static

3.7 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot RIPv2 for IPv4 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution)

4.0 Infrastructure Services  15%

4.1 Describe DNS lookup operation

4.2 Troubleshoot client connectivity issues involving DNS

4.3 Configure and verify DHCP on a router (excluding static reservations)

    4.3.a Server
    4.3.b Relay
    4.3.c Client

4.3.d TFTP, DNS, and gateway options

4.4 Troubleshoot client- and router-based DHCP connectivity issues

4.5 Configure and verify NTP operating in client/server mode

4.6 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 standard numbered and named access list for routed interfaces

4.7 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot inside source NAT

    4.7.a Static
    4.7.b Pool
    4.7.c PAT

5.0 Infrastructure Maintenance 14%

5.1 Configure and verify device-monitoring using syslog

5.2 Configure and verify device management

    5.2.a Backup and restore device configuration
    5.2.b Using Cisco Discovery Protocol and LLDP for device discovery
    5.2.c Licensing
    5.2.d Logging
    5.2.e Timezone
    5.2.f Loopback

5.3 Configure and verify initial device configuration

5.4 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic device hardening

    5.4.a Local authentication
    5.4.b Secure password
    5.4.c Access to device
        5.4.c. Source address
        5.4.c. [ii] Telnet/SSH
    5.4.d Login banner

5.5 Perform device maintenance

    5.5.a Cisco IOS upgrades and recovery (SCP, FTP, TFTP, and MD5 verify)
    5.5.b Password recovery and configuration register
    5.5.c File system management

5.6 Use Cisco IOS tools to troubleshoot and resolve problems

    5.6.a Ping and traceroute with extended option
    5.6.b Terminal monitor
    5.6.c Log events

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Re: CCENT 100-105 Exam Objectives
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2016, 02:56:40 AM »
Exam Content Changes
ICND1 Exam Description

The 100-105 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 exam is a 90 minute, 45 – 55 question assessment that is associated with the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) certification and is a tangible first step in achieving other Associate-level certifications. This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge and skills related to network fundamentals, LAN switching technologies, routing technologies, infrastructure services, and infrastructure maintenance.

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) Summary


The 100-101 ICND1 exam will be replaced by 100-105 ICND1 exam. The overall number of domains has changed from seven to five. The updated exam domain categories align with CCNP Routing and Switching, CCIE Routing and Switching and other Cisco certifications.

Domain Comparison
100-101 ICND1 v2.0    100-105 ICND1 v3.0
1.0 Operation of IP Data Networks    -->>   1.0 Network Fundamentals
2.0 LAN Switching Technologies            -->>   2.0 LAN Switching Technologies
3.0 IP Addressing                           -->>    3.0 Routing Technologies
4.0 IP Routing Technologies           -->>    4.0 Infrastructure Services
5.0 IP Services                                  -->>     5.0 Infrastructure Management
6.0 Network Device Security    
7.0 Troubleshooting    

ICND1 Exam Comparison

The Troubleshooting topics have been distributed throughout the various domains where applicable. Refer to the ICND1 v3.0 Exam Topics for a complete list of topics. Outlined below are the key topics that have been moved and added to the exam and training curriculum.
Key Topics Removed or Moved to ICND2 Exam:

    OSPF (single area) and other OSPF topics were moved into ICND2 since RIP is used to introduce CCENT candidates to IP routing protocols.

    Dual Stack was removed since there are many different IPv4 to IPv6 transition technologies being used.

    Cisco Express Forwarding (CEF) has been removed.

Key Topics Added:

    High level knowledge of the impact and interactions of infrastructure components in an Enterprise network, specifically:

        Firewalls
        Access Points
        Wireless Controllers

    Awareness of the Collapsed Core architecture compared to traditional three-tier architectures. This option collapses the Distribution and Core into a single tier with the Access as the second tier.

    Configure and verify IPv6 Stateless Address Auto Configuration (SLAAC).

    Added Anycast to the list of IPv6 addressing types.

    Knowledge of Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP). An L2 discovery protocol used in addition to Cisco Discovery Protocol.

    RIPv2 for IPv4 as the primary focus for understanding of how routing protocols work.

    Added requirements to understand DNS and DHCP related connectivity issues.

    Understanding of Syslog message logging for device monitoring.

    Skills and knowledge of device management related to backup and restoring device configurations, IOS feature licensing, and configuring time zones.

ICND2 Exam Description

The 200-105 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 exam is a 90 minute, 45 – 55 question assessment that is associated with the associated with the CCNA Routing and Switching certification.

This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge and skills related to LAN switching technologies, IPv4 and IPv6 routing technologies, WAN technologies, infrastructure services, and infrastructure maintenance.
Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) Summary

The 200-101 ICND2 exam will be replaced by 200-105 ICND2 exam. The overall number of domains continues to be five and align with CCNP Routing and Switching, CCIE Routing and Switching and other Cisco certifications.

Domain Comparison

200-101 ICND2 v2.0                          200-105 ICND2 v3.0
1.0 LAN Switching Technologies          1.0 LAN Switching Technologies
2.0 IP Routing Technologies          2.0 Routing Technologies
3.0 IP Services                                  3.0 WAN Technologies
4.0 Troubleshooting                          4.0 Infrastructure Services
5.0 WAN Technologies                  5.0 Infrastructure Maintenance
ICND2 Exam Comparison

Outlined below are the key topics that have been removed and added to the exam and training curriculum.
Key Topics Removed:

    Frame-Relay and Serial WAN technologies are no longer covered.

    VRRP and GLBP have been removed from First Hop Redundancy Protocols. Only HSRP remains since it is most commonly deployed.

Key Topics Added:

    Knowledge of dual-homed vs single-homed Intelligent WAN topology options.

    Basic knowledge of external BGP (eBGP) used to connect Enterprise branches.

    Expanded VPN topics to include DMVPN, Site-to-Site VPN, and Client VPN technologies commonly used by Enterprises.

    Understanding of how Cloud resources are being used in Enterprise network architectures, including:
    1. How cloud services will affect traffic paths and flows
    2. Common virtualized services and how these coexist with a legacy infrastructure
    3. Basics of virtual network infrastructure (Network Function Virtualization)

    Awareness of Programmable Network (SDN) architectures including:
    Separation of the control plane and data plane
    How a controller functions and communicates northbound to network applications and southbound to the R&S infrastructure using APIs.
    How to use the Path Trace application for ACLs which is a key new network application enabled by the Application Policy Infrastructure Controller – Enterprise Module (APIC-EM). This tool automates the troubleshooting and resolution of complex ACL deployments.
   
Understanding of QoS concepts related to marking, shaping, and policing mechanisms used to manage congestion of various types of traffic. The need for QoS and how it is used for prioritizing voice, video and data traffic. Plus an understanding of the automation

CCNA Exam Description

The 200-125 CCNA Routing and Switching composite exam is a 90 minute, 50 – 60 question assessment that is associated with the CCNA Routing and Switching certification.

This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge and skills related to network fundamentals, LAN switching technologies, IPv4 and IPv6 routing technologies, WAN technologies, infrastructure services, infrastructure security, and infrastructure management.
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Source: http://centriq.com/blog/ccna-certification-exam-update-to-version-3-0/