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CCNA Certification / CCNA 200-301 Certification
« Last post by certforumz on April 02, 2020, 06:34:46 AM »
Check out the exam objectives for CCNA 200-301

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

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1.1 Explain the role and function of network components

    1.1.a Routers
    1.1.b L2 and L3 switches
    1.1.c Next-generation firewalls and IPS
    1.1.d Access points
    1.1.e Controllers (Cisco DNA Center and WLC)
    1.1.f Endpoints
    1.1.g Servers

1.2 Describe characteristics of network topology architectures

    1.2.a 2 tier
    1.2.b 3 tier
    1.2.c Spine-leaf
    1.2.d WAN
    1.2.e Small office/home office (SOHO)
    1.2.f On-premises and cloud

1.3 Compare physical interface and cabling types

    1.3.a Single-mode fiber, multimode fiber, copper
    1.3.b Connections (Ethernet shared media and point-to-point)
    1.3.c Concepts of PoE

1.4 Identify interface and cable issues (collisions, errors, mismatch duplex, and/or speed)

1.5 Compare TCP to UDP

1.6 Configure and verify IPv4 addressing and subnetting

1.7 Describe the need for private IPv4 addressing

1.8 Configure and verify IPv6 addressing and prefix

1.9 Compare IPv6 address types

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

1.10 Verify IP parameters for Client OS (Windows, Mac OS, Linux)

1.11 Describe wireless principles

    1.11.a Nonoverlapping Wi-Fi channels
    1.11.b SSID
    1.11.c RF
    1.11.d Encryption

1.12 Explain virtualization fundamentals (virtual machines)

1.13 Describe switching concepts

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

2.1 Configure and verify VLANs (normal range) spanning multiple switches

    2.1.a Access ports (data and voice)
    2.1.b Default VLAN
    2.1.c Connectivity

2.2 Configure and verify interswitch connectivity

    2.2.a Trunk ports
    2.2.b 802.1Q
    2.2.c Native VLAN

2.3 Configure and verify Layer 2 discovery protocols (Cisco Discovery Protocol and LLDP)

2.4 Configure and verify (Layer 2/Layer 3) EtherChannel (LACP)

2.5 Describe the need for and basic operations of Rapid PVST+ Spanning Tree Protocol and identify basic operations

    2.5.a Root port, root bridge (primary/secondary), and other port names
    2.5.b Port states (forwarding/blocking)
    2.5.c PortFast benefits

2.6 Compare Cisco Wireless Architectures and AP modes

2.7 Describe physical infrastructure connections of WLAN components (AP,WLC, access/trunk ports, and LAG)

2.8 Describe AP and WLC management access connections (Telnet, SSH, HTTP,HTTPS, console, and TACACS+/RADIUS)

2.9 Configure the components of a wireless LAN access for client  connectivity using GUI only such as WLAN creation, security settings, QoS profiles, and advanced WLAN settings

3.1 Interpret the components of routing table

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

3.2 Determine how a router makes a forwarding decision by default

    3.2.a Longest match
    3.2.b Administrative distance
    3.2.c Routing protocol metric

3.3 Configure and verify IPv4 and IPv6 static routing

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

3.4 Configure and verify single area OSPFv2

    3.4.a Neighbor adjacencies
    3.4.b Point-to-point
    3.4.c Broadcast (DR/BDR selection)
    3.4.d Router ID

3.5 Describe the purpose of first hop redundancy protocol

4.1 Configure and verify inside source NAT using static and pools

4.2 Configure and verify NTP operating in a client and server mode

4.3 Explain the role of DHCP and DNS within the network

4.4 Explain the function of SNMP in network operations

4.5 Describe the use of syslog features including facilities and levels

4.6 Configure and verify DHCP client and relay

4.7 Explain the forwarding per-hop behavior (PHB) for QoS such as classification, marking, queuing, congestion, policing, shaping

4.8 Configure network devices for remote access using SSH

4.9 Describe the capabilities and function of TFTP/FTP in the network

5.1 Define key security concepts (threats, vulnerabilities, exploits, and mitigation techniques)

5.2 Describe security program elements (user awareness, training, and physical access control)

5.3 Configure device access control using local passwords

5.4 Describe security password policies elements, such as management, complexity, and password alternatives (multifactor authentication, certificates, and biometrics)

5.5. Describe remote access and site-to-site VPNs

5.6 Configure and verify access control lists

5.7 Configure Layer 2 security features (DHCP snooping, dynamic ARP inspection, and port security)

5.8 Differentiate authentication, authorization, and accounting concepts

5.9 Describe wireless security protocols (WPA, WPA2, and WPA3)

5.10 Configure WLAN using WPA2 PSK using the GUI

6.1 Explain how automation impacts network management

6.2 Compare traditional networks with controller-based networking

6.3 Describe controller-based and software defined architectures (overlay, underlay, and fabric)

    6.3.a Separation of control plane and data plane
    6.3.b North-bound and south-bound APIs

6.4 Compare traditional campus device management with Cisco DNA Center enabled device management

6.5 Describe characteristics of REST-based APIs (CRUD, HTTP verbs, and data encoding)

6.6 Recognize the capabilities of configuration management mechanisms Puppet, Chef, and Ansible

6.7 Interpret JSON encoded data
CCNA Certification / CertExams - CCNA Exam Simulator with GUI Based Labs
« Last post by Venkatesh D on March 30, 2020, 08:24:19 AM »
Cisco CCNA Associate-Level Cisco Career Certification, Achieving CCNA certification is the first step towards growing in the IT industry. To earn ccna certification the candidate should pass cisco ccna 200-301 that covers a broad range of fundamentals for IT careers, based on the latest networking technologies, software development skills, and job roles. The new ccna 200-301 test includes security, automation and programmability. It tests the candidate’s skills and knowledge related to the following topics.
•   Network Fundamentals
•   Network Access
•   IP Connectivity
•   IP Services
•   Security Fundamentals
•   Automation and Programmability

CertExams is a famed website offering the online training for Cisco CCNA, Includes practice exam simulator and CCNA GUI based network simulator according to the new objectives. Provides advanced router/switch network simulator functionalities including VLAN, VTP, InterVLAN communication, RIP v2, OSPF and WAN protocol simulation. Netsim consists 100s of networking lab exercises for ccna and exam simulator offers more than 500 example questions and answers. Get the demo version of the CCNA simulator for labs practice and to test your knowledge on ccna topics.
Features of CCNA Simulator:
• Includes 100+ exercises on ccna topics like NAT, OSPF, EIGRP, Access list and others.
• Detailed help files are provided with step by step instructions.
• Offers 500+ practice questions with detailed answer flash cards.
• Supports 300+ router/switch commands.
• Simulates cisco ios routers and switches, supports 17xx, 25xx, 26xx, 36xx routers and 19xx, 29xx switches.
• Supports practice questions like multiple choice, simlets, testlets and router simulations.
• Learn mode helps to practice the questions with answers.
• Exam mode helps to test your knowledge in the real exam environment.
• Review mode helps to save the test results for future viewing purposes.

About Certexams is a leading website that offers Exam simulator and Network simulator provide vendor for cisco certifications like CCNA, CCNP, and others. Exam simulator offers practice questions with verified answers and network simulator offers practice labs.

Disclaimer: Certexams is neither associated nor affiliated with cisco systems, Inc. Or any other companies. CCNA is the trademark of cisco systems and duly acknowledged. Exam simulator and network simulator is the copyright of and the same is not approved or endorsed by respective certifying bodies.
Juniper Certification Resources / Juniper JNCIA-Junos JN0-102 Exam Cram Guide
« Last post by Venkatesh D on March 24, 2020, 03:03:30 AM »
Juniper JNCIA-Junos is the entry-level certification that focused mainly on people with basic experience with Junos OS and understands the basics of networking, routing and switching. To earn JNCIA-Junos certification, candidates need to pass the JN0–102 exam which consists of 65 Multiple Choice Questions and takes 90 minutes to complete.
ExamGuides is one of the best-known sites, here you can find the exam cram notes for a quick review of concepts and JNCIA practice exams includes multiple-choice, Drag-n-Drop based sample questions that simulate juniper JN0–102 certification actual test. Below is a list of JNCIA exam study online notes.
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Junos OS Fundamentals
  • User Interfaces
  • Junos Configuration Basics
  • Operational Monitoring and Maintenance
  • Routing Fundamentals
  • Routing Policy and Firewall Filters
About is the best Juniper JNCIA certification online study resource, here you can find exam cram notes primarily intended for use at the advanced stage of Juniper certification exam preparation. The guides are updated at frequent intervals based on the new objectives.
Disclaimer: is neither associated nor affiliated with Juniper® or any other company. JNCIA is trademarks of Juniper® and duly acknowledged. The Exam Cram notes material is a copyright of and the same is not approved or endorsed by respective certifying bodies.
CCNA Certification / Switch Network Simulator
« Last post by Venkatesh D on March 18, 2020, 05:29:26 AM » has recently revised switch network simulator software, provides several lab exercises for a better experience and intended to give practical knowledge about switch command for those who are interested in learning practical switching. Along with practice labs, one will be able to configure/troubleshoot the switch network. It is also useful in any certification preparation such as Cisco CCNA or Juniper JNCIA. Detailed help files enabling step by step experimentation and the complete list of labs is available with the lab manual of the downloaded software. Demo version of switch network simulator is limited with the fewer labs and up to global level configuration.

What Functions are covered in the simulator software?

You will learn basic switch connectivity, STP, PVSTP, VTP, PoE and a few other topics. For the complete list of labs and supported commands, please refer to the links provided on this page.

About Switch Simulator: Switch Network Simulator provides an effective lab environment by simulating a switch network consisting of Cisco IOS and Juniper Junos switches. Additionally, a lab manual provides hands-on experience configuration and troubleshooting of a switch network consisting of cisco and juniper switches.

Disclaimer: is neither associated nor affiliated with Cisco®, CompTIA® or any other company. The simulator lab exercises and materials are copyright of and the same is not approved or endorsed by respective certifying bodies.
Network+ Certification / Virtual Labs and Practice Exams for Comptia Network+
« Last post by Venkatesh D on March 09, 2020, 07:20:09 AM »
Nobody likes to fail but sometimes they fail the test even if they performed well in the exam because preparation wise they are good but practically they may be weak. So, it is important to practice to succeed in the exam. There are a number of resources available online to study and practice for the CompTIA Network + n10-007 test.

Certexams is one of the top vendors which provides lab simulators and exam simulators for the CompTIA Network+ certification test. The site certexams has been updated its CompTIA Network+ labs and Practice exams recently according to the latest objectives of N10-007. The labsim includes more than 50 labs are included with scenario type labs for NAT, OSPF, EIGRP, Access Lists, and others with the detailed help manuals and also includes 500+ practice questions and answers includes multiple-choice, true/false, fill-in-the-blanks, drag-n-drop, etc. that provide close to actual exam environment on Network Technologies, Network Media and Topologies, Network Devices, Network Management, Network Tools, Network Security.

About Certexams is one of the famed websites that offer lab simulators and practice exam simulators for the CompTIA Network+ certification test with the latest objectives. Lab simulator includes virtual lab exercises and exam simulator includes sample questions with flashcards.

Disclaimer: is neither associated nor affiliated with CompTIA® or any other company. Network+™ is trademarks of CompTIA® organization and duly acknowledged. The Cram Notes and practice tests material is a copyright of and the same is not approved or endorsed by respective certifying bodies.
General Discussion / Re: Amazon AWS database management Aurora vs mysql
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Amazon Arora vs Amazon MySQL comparison
General Discussion / Amazon AWS database management
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Amazon RDS MySQl database

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