Cisco CCNA 640-801 Training
This online training series is designed to help learners prepare and take the Cisco Certified Network Associate exams 640-821: Introduction to Cisco Networking Technologies, 640-811: Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, and the combined exam, 640-801: Cisco Certified Network Associate. This online training series explains how to install, configure, and monitor Cisco switches and routers. Learners are taught the functions of each layer in the Open Systems Interconnect Model, LAN protocols and switching methods, IP Addressing, and WAN protocols. Finally, learners are taught how to configure VLANs, establish Point-to-Point connections, configure ISDN, establish Frame Relay connections, and manage IP traffic with Access Lists.
This Cisco CCNA 640-801 online training series provides 15 hours of self-paced courseware. This web-based training provides 1 year of unlimited access to all of the following lessons:
1 . The Open Systems Interconnect Model (OSI)
2 . Hardware and the OSI Reference Model
3 . Wide Area Network Protocols
4 . TCP/IP Technologies
5 . Understanding Layer 2 Switching Technology
6 . Understanding Layer 3 Routing Technologies
7 . Configuring a Cisco Switch
8 . Configuring a Cisco Router
9 . Creating and Applying Additional Router Configurations
10 . Practice Exam
The Open Systems Interconnect Model (OSI)
This course explains the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model. This model is an industry standard for increased interoperability and breaks network communication into seven distinct layers. This course also explains the purpose and function of each layer and sub-layer in detail.
- Developing the OSI Reference Model
- The Physical Layer and the Data Link Layer
- The Network Layer and the Transport Layer
- The Session, Presentation, and Application Layers
- The OSI Model in Operation
- The Data Encapsulation Process
- Reversing the Data Encapsulation Process
Hardware and the OSI Reference Model
This course explains the hardware used in Cisco networking. It examines early bus networks and how they have been enhanced and expanded to become the robust networks used today. This course also discusses the hardware components of a network, and token passing topologies.
- Understanding Early Bus Networks
- Pushing Distance Limitations with Repeaters
- Pushing Station Limitations with Bridges
- Layer 3 Expansion and Routing Protocols
- The Development of 10BASE-T Wiring
- Layer 2 Switches
- Token Passing Topologies
Wide Area Network Protocols
This course provides an overview of wide area networking, including the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Frame Relay network operation, and Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) components.
- WAN Services
- Point-to-Point Protocol
- PPP Authentication
- ISDN Communication
- Frame Relay
This course provides a detailed explanation of the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), which is the foundation of the Internet and the most widely used protocol suite in the world. This course provides a background and history of TCP/IP, and explains in detail the four layers of the DoD model and the TCP/IP protocol suite.
- Understanding the TCP/IP Protocol Suite
- Process/Application Layer Protocols
- Transport Layer Protocols
- Internet Layer and the Network Interface Layer Protocols
- IP Addressing
- IP Classes
Understanding Layer 2 Switching Technology
This course provides a detailed explanation of switching technology in relation to Cisco networks. It discusses how switching functions in a Cisco network, and includes discussion on several features and protocols that have been developed by Cisco.
- Basic Switch Operations
- Spanning Tree Protocol
- Cisco LAN Switching Methods
- Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs)
- VLAN Technologies
- VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
- Configuring VLANs
Understanding Layer 3 Routing Technologies
This course provides a detailed explanation of routing technology in relation to Cisco networks. It examines routing activities, algorithms, and protocols, and discusses the similarities and differences between the distance vector and link state protocols, which are widely used routing protocols.
- Routing Algorithms and Protocols
- Routing Protocol Goals
- Routing Protocol Types
- Routing Metrics
- Comparing Distance Vector and Link State Routing Protocols
- Network Discovery and Topology Changes
- Distance Vector Problems and Remedies
- Link State Problems and Remedies
Configuring a Cisco Switch
This course discusses the operational design of Cisco routers. It discusses the memory area, types of memory used, and the function of programs stored in the memory region. Router modes and the access each provides are also examined. Additionally, this course explains in detail how to configure a Cisco switch in a switched network. It examines switch startup, configuring the switch, TCP/IP options, and VLANs, and frame tagging and trunk connections.
- Router Memory Components
- Types of Configuration Files
- Understanding Router Modes
- The Switch Startup Process
- Configuring the Switch
- VLAN Communications
- VLAN Trunking Protocol
- Configuring VLANs
- Creating VLANs
Configuring a Cisco Router
This course explains in detail how to configure a Cisco NFLD router with IP addressing. It covers managing configuration files, loading, and copying Cisco software. This course also examines the password types and security levels used on Cisco routers, and describes in detail the steps required to set up a router via the initial setup sequence.
- Router Elements
- Router Components
- Router Status
- Managing Configuration Files
- The Running and Startup Configuration Files
- Router Passwords
- Router Identification and Banner
- Initial Configuration of a Cisco Router
Creating and Applying Additional Router Configurations
This course shows users how to configure and monitor PPP, ISDN, and Frame Relay on a Cisco router. It discusses the Cisco router software upgrade process. This course also explains how to add the RIP and ICRP protocols to a router configuration and how to configure standard and extended access lists for IP.
- PPP Overview
- ISDN Overview
- Configuring Frame Relay
- Upgrading Cisco IOS Software
- Routing Protocol Configuration and Review
- IP Access Lists
- Creating and Applying IP Standard Access List
- IP Extended Access Lists
- Creating and Applying an IP Extended Access List
This course provides practice exam questions for the Cisco CCNA 640-801 exam, and its component exams, CCNA 640-821 and CCNA 640-811.
- The OSI Model
- Hardware and the OSI Reference Model
- WAN Protocols
- Layer 2 Switching Technologies
- Layer 3 Routing Technologies
- Configuring a Cisco Switch
- Configuring a Cisco Router
- Creating and Applying Additional Router Configurations
Cisco CCNA 640-801
This online training series is for anyone preparing for the Cisco CCNA 640-801 exam, or for anyone who wants to learn more about networking.
- Activities allow learners to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment.
- Exercises allow learners to practice in the actual application being studied.
- A Course Topics list contains active hyperlinks, permitting quick access to specific topics.
- Find-A-Word allows learners to look up an unfamiliar term in the Glossary, on the Web, or in a dictionary. In addition, it lets them find other occurrences of the term in the same course.
- Search text enables learners to rapidly search all text within a course to easily retrieve information required.
- Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank.
- A skill assessment generates a customized learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
- A glossary provides a reference for definitions of unfamiliar terms.
- Bookmarking tracks the learner's progress in a course.
- A glossary provides a reference for definitions of unfamiliar terms.
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