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CCENT Certification Details and Resources
« on: May 05, 2010, 08:37:39 PM »
About Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT?) Certification:

CCENT validates the ability to install, operate and troubleshoot a small network,  With a CCENT, network professional demonstrates the skills required for entry-level network support positions. One can move on to CCNA certification after attaining CCENT Cert. It can be thought of as a starting point in networking career.

Exam Topics Covered:
The curriculum covers networking fundamentals, WAN technologies, basic security and wireless concepts, routing and switching fundamentals, and configuring simple networks. CCENT is the first step toward achieving CCNA, which covers medium size enterprise branch networks with more complex connections.

Exam Information  :

Duration              :   90 mins
No of questions    :   50-60

Question types     :

    * Multiple-choice single answer
    * Multiple-choice multiple answer
    * Drag-and-drop
    * Fill-in-the-blank
    * Testlet
    * Simlet
    * Simulations

Exam Objectives:

   1.  Describe the operation of data networks.
   2. Implement a small switched network
   3. Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet network requirements for a small branch office
   4. Implement a small routed network
   5. Explain and select the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN
   6. Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats
   7. Implement and verify WAN links

Exam Conducted by: Vue

Resources:
http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/le3/current_exams/640-816.html
http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/le3/current_exams/640-822.html
http://cisco.com/web/learning/le3/le2/le45/learning_certification_level_home.html
http://www.simulationexams.com/exam-details/ccna-icnd1.htm
http://www.certexams.com/cisco/ccent/exam-details.htm
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CCENT 640-822 Exam Objectives
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2010, 08:18:56 AM »
Describe the operation of data networks.

    * Describe the purpose and functions of various network devices
    * Select the components required to meet a given network specification
    * Use the OSI and TCP/IP models and their associated protocols to explain how data flows in a network
    * Describe common networking applications including web applications
    * Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP models
    * Describe the impact of applications (Voice Over IP and Video Over IP) on a network
    * Interpret network diagrams
    * Determine the path between two hosts across a network
    * Describe the components required for network and Internet communications
    * Identify and correct common network problems at layers 1, 2, 3 and 7 using a layered model approach
    * Differentiate between LAN/WAN operation and features

Implement a small switched network

    * Select the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect switches to other network devices and hosts
    * Explain the technology and media access control method for Ethernet technologies
    * Explain network segmentation and basic traffic management concepts
    * Explain the operation of Cisco switches and basic switching concepts
    * Perform, save and verify initial switch configuration tasks including remote access management
    * Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities (including: ping, traceroute,telnet,SSH,arp, ipconfig), SHOW & DEBUG commands
    * Implement and verify basic security for a switch (port security, deactivate ports)
    * Identify, prescribe, and resolve common switched network media issues, configuration issues, autonegotiation, and switch hardware failures


Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet network requirements for a small branch office
    * Describe the need and role of addressing in a network
    * Create and apply an addressing scheme to a network Assign and verify valid IP addresses to hosts, servers, and networking devices in a LAN environment
    * Explain the basic uses and operation of NAT in a small network connecting to one ISP
    * Describe and verify DNS operation
    * Describe the operation and benefits of using private and public IP addressing
    * Enable NAT for a small network with a single ISP and connection using SDM and verify operation using CLI and ping
    * Configure, verify and troubleshoot DHCP and DNS operation on a router.(including: CLI/SDM)
    * Implement static and dynamic addressing services for hosts in a LAN environment
    * Identify and correct IP addressing issues

Implement a small routed network

    * Describe basic routing concepts (including: packet forwarding, router lookup process)
    * Describe the operation of Cisco routers (including: router bootup process, POST, router components)
    * Select the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect routers to other network devices and hosts
    * Configure, verify, and troubleshoot RIPv2
    * Access and utilize the router CLI to set basic parameters
    * Connect, configure, and verify operation status of a device interface
    * Verify device configuration and network connectivity using ping, traceroute, telnet, SSH or other utilities
    * Perform and verify routing configuration tasks for a static or default route given specific routing requirements
    * Manage IOS configuration files (including: save, edit, upgrade, restore)
    * Manage Cisco IOS
    * Implement password and physical security
    * Verify network status and router operation using basic utilities (including: ping, traceroute,telnet,SSH,arp, ipconfig), SHOW & DEBUG commands

Explain and select the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN

    * Describe standards associated with wireless media (including: IEEE WI-FI Alliance, ITU/FCC)
    * Identify and describe the purpose of the components in a small wireless network. (including: SSID, BSS, ESS)
    * Identify the basic parameters to configure on a wireless network to ensure that devices connect to the correct access point
    * Compare and contrast wireless security features and capabilities of WPA security (including: open, WEP, WPA-1/2)
    * Identify common issues with implementing wireless networks

Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats

    * Explain today's increasing network security threats and the need to implement a comprehensive security policy to mitigate the threats
    * Explain general methods to mitigate common security threats to network devices, hosts, and applications
    * Describe the functions of common security appliances and applications
    * Describe security recommended practices including initial steps to secure network devices

Implement and verify WAN links

    * Describe different methods for connecting to a WAN
    * Configure and verify a basic WAN serial connection

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Re: CCENT Certification Details and Resources
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Re: New CCNET 100-101 Exam Topics
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2013, 12:33:35 AM »

The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.

Operation of IP Data Networks

  • Recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices such as Routers, Switches, Bridges and Hubs.
  • Select the components required to meet a given network specification.
  • Identify common applications and their impact on the network
  • Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP/IP models.
  • Predict the data flow between two hosts across a network.
  • Identify the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect Cisco network devices to other network devices and hosts in a LAN

LAN Switching Technologies

  • Determine the technology and media access control method for Ethernet networks
  • Identify basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches.
    • Collision Domains
    • Broadcast Domains
    • Types of switching
    • CAM Table
  • Configure and verify initial switch configuration including remote access management.
    • Cisco IOS commands to perform basic switch setup
  • Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities such as ping, telnet and ssh.
  • Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and the need for routing between them.
    • Explain network segmentation and basic traffic management concepts
  • Configure and verify VLANs
  • Configure and verify trunking on Cisco switches
    • DTP
    • Auto negotiation

IP addressing (IPv4 / IPv6)

  • Describe the operation and necessity of using private and public IP addresses for IPv4 addressing
  • Identify the appropriate IPv6 addressing scheme to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment.
  • Identify the appropriate IPv4 addressing scheme using VLSM and summarization to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment.
  • Describe the technological requirements for running IPv6 in conjunction with IPv4 such as dual stack
  • Describe IPv6 addresses
    • Global unicast
    • Multicast
    • Link local
    • Unique local
    • eui 64
    • autoconfiguration

IP Routing Technologies

  • Describe basic routing concepts
    • CEF
    • Packet forwarding
    • Router lookup process
  • Configure and verify utilizing the CLI to set basic Router configuration
    • Cisco IOS commands to perform basic router setup
  • Configure and verify operation status of an ethernet interface
  • Verify router configuration and network connectivity
    • Cisco IOS commands to review basic router information and network connectivity
  • Configure and verify routing configuration for a static or default route given specific routing requirements
  • Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols
    • Static vs. Dynamic
    • Link state vs. Distance Vector
    • next hop
    • ip routing table
    • Passive interfaces
  • Configure and verify OSPF (single area)
    • Benefit of single area
    • Configure OSPF v2
    • Configure OSPF v3
    • Router ID
    • Passive interface
  • Configure and verify interVLAN routing (Router on a stick)
    • sub interfaces
    • upstream routing
    • encapsulation
  • Configure SVI interfaces

IP Services

  • Configure and verify DHCP (IOS Router)
    • configuring router interfaces to use DHCP
    • DHCP options
    • excluded addresses
    • lease time
  • Describe the types, features, and applications of ACLs
    • Standard
      • Sequence numbers
      • Editing
    • Extended
    • Named
    • Numbered
    • Log option
  • Configure and verify ACLs in a network environment
    • Named
    • Numbered
    • Log option
  • Identify the basic operation of NAT
    • Purpose
    • Pool
    • Static
    • 1 to 1
    • Overloading
    • Source addressing
    • One way NAT
  • Configure and verify NAT for given network requirements
  • Configure and verify NTP as a client

Network Device Security

  • Configure and verify network device security features such as
    • Device password security
    • Enable secret vs enable
    • Transport
    • Disable telnet
    • SSH
    • VTYs
    • Physical security
    • Service password
    • Describe external authentication methods
  • Configure and verify Switch Port Security features such as
    • Sticky MAC
    • MAC address limitation
    • Static / dynamic
    • Violation modes
      • Err disable
      • Shutdown
      • Protect restrict
    • Shutdown unused ports
    • Err disable recovery
    • Assign unused ports to an unused VLAN
    • Setting native VLAN to other than VLAN 1
  • Configure and verify ACLs to filter network traffic
  • Configure and verify an ACLs to limit telnet and SSH access to the router

Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing and host configurations.
  • Troubleshootand Resolve VLAN problems
    • identify that VLANs are configured
    • port membership correct
    • IP address configured
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve trunking problems on Cisco switches
    • correct trunk states
    • correct encapsulation configured
    • correct vlans allowed
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve ACL issues
    • Statistics
    • Permitted networks
    • Direction
      • Interface
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve Layer 1 problems
    • Framing
    • CRC
    • Runts
    • Giants
    • Dropped packets
    • Late collision
    • Input / Output errors