Connecting Networks

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    30 Oct 201915 Jan 2020 CCNA 4: Connecting Networks Wed 18:00-21:0010Paisley Campus £600.00 Contact us about this course Sign Up for this course

    The CCNA 4 - Connecting Networks course prepares students for the following:

    • Understand and describe different WAN technologies and their benefits
    • Configure, verify and troubleshoot serial connections: HDLC and PPP
    • Understand and describe the operations and benefits of virtual private networks (VPNs) and tunnelling
    • Configure, verify and troubleshoot tunnelling operations
    • Configure, verify and troubleshoot eBGP in a single-homed remote access network.
    • Configure, verify and troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 ACLs
    • Configure SNMP to monitor network operations in a small to medium-sized business network
    • Troubleshoot a network problem using SPAN
    • Describe basic QoS concepts: network transmission characteristics, queueing algorithms and QoS mechanisms
    • Describe Cloud Computing and Network Programmability in an enterprise network architecture
    • Describe the pillars and the values of the Internet of Everything
    • Troubleshoot end-to-end connectivity in a small to medium-sized business network, using a systematic approach

    Anyone who desires a practical and technical introduction to the field of networking. Job roles include headend technicians, network operations centre (NOC) staff, network engineers, network administrators, and network help-desk staff.

    CCNA1: Introduction to Networks
    CCNA2: Routing and Switching Essentials
    CCNA3: Scaling Networks
    or equivalent knowledge

    Module 1: Wan Concepts and technologies, public and private
    Module 2: Point-to-Point Connections, PPP operation, configuration, Troubleshooting
    Module 3: Branch and remote access connections, PPoE, VPNs, GRE, eBGP
    Module 4: Extended Access Control Lists, IPv4 and IPv6
    Module 5: Network Security and Monitoring, SNMP, SPAN
    Module 6: Quality of Service, queuing, QOS models
    Module 7: Network Evolution, Internet of Things, Cloud and virtualisation, Network programming
    Module 8: Network Troubleshooting methodologies, tools, symptoms and causes.

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