CCNA Certification


This book is designed as preparation for the Cisco Certified Network Associate test.

Table of ContentsEdit

  1. Acknowledgements
  2. Introduction

ICND1Edit

  1. The OSI Model
    1. TCP Model (5/4 layers)
  2. Application Layer
    1. DHCP
    2. e-mail
    3. Web
  3. Transport Layer
    1. TCP
    2. UDP
  4. Network Layer
    1. IP
    2. ICMP
    3. ARP
    4. RARP
  5. Addressing
    1. Classes
    2. Subnetting
  6. Routing Protocols
    1. RIP
    2. OSPF
    3. EIGRP
  7. Data Link Layer
    1. MAC
    2. LLC
  8. Switching
    1. LAN switching concepts
    2. VLANs and trunking
    3. Spanning Tree
  9. Physical Layer
    1. LAN Technologies
    2. WAN Technologies
    3. Analog modems
    4. PAP/CHAP
  10. Router Operation
    1. Operating and Configuring IOS Devices
    2. Managing Network Environments
    3. Basic router configuration and operation
    4. Discovering information about an IP network

ICND2 Edit

  1. Advanced Addressing Topics
    1. IP addressing and subnetting
    2. Classless Addressing (CIDR)
    3. NAT
  2. Advanced Routing Topics
    1. Determining IP Routes
  3. Advanced Switching Topics
    1. LAN switching concepts
    2. Extending Switched Networks with VLANS
    3. STP
  4. Security
    1. Managing IP traffic with Access Lists
  5. WAN
    1. Establishing Point-to-Point connections
    2. Establishing Frame Relay Connections
    3. Point-to-point leased line implementation
    4. ISDN and Dial-on-Demand Routing (DDR)
  6. WLAN
    1. Standards
    2. Components
    3. Configuration Parameters
    4. Wireless Security
    5. Common Problems
  7. Configuration
    1. RIP, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, and static route configuration
    2. VLSM support and route summarization
    3. Frame Relay configuration
  8. Conclusion
  9. References
  10. Appendix A - About the Exam
  11. Appendix B - Cisco Router Commands and their Usages
  12. Appendix C - Exam Notes: Quick Reference Sheet
  13. Appendix D - Recommended Lab Equipment
  14. Appendix E - Material removed from course
  15. Appendix F - Abbreviated Commands and Keyboard Shortcuts