Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated v3.0 - CCNAX Course Outline

(5 Days) - Learning Credits Accepted


Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX) v3.0 is a 5-day instructor-led training course that teaches learners how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network, including configuring a LAN switch, configuring an IP router, connecting to a WAN, and identifying basic security threats. This CCNA Routing and Switching training also covers topics in more depth and teaches learners how to perform basic troubleshooting steps in enterprise branch office networks, preparing learners for the Cisco CCNA certification.

Audience Profile


    • Network Engineers


    • Network Administrators


    • Network Support Technicians


    • Help Desk Technicians




    • Basic computer literacy


    • Basic PC operating system navigation skills


    • Basic Internet usage knowledge


    • Good understanding of network fundamentals


At Course Completion

Upon completing the course, students will be able to meet the following objectives:



    • Install, operate, and troubleshoot a medium-sized network, including connecting to a WAN and implementing network security.


    • Describe the effects of new technologies such as IoE, IoT, IWAN, and SDN on network evolution


Course Outline

Module 1: Building a Simple Network


Lesson 1: Exploring Functions of Networking


Lesson 2: Understanding Host-to-Host Communications Model


Lesson 3: Introducing LAN


Lesson 4: Operation Cisco IOS Software


Lesson 5: Starting a Switch


Lesson 6: Understanding Ethernet and Switch Operation


Lesson 7: Troubleshoot Common Switch Media Issues


Module 2: Establishing Internet Connectivity


Lesson 1: Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer


Lesson 2: Understanding IP Addressing and Subnets


Lesson 3: Understanding the TCP/IP Transport Layer


Lesson 4: Exploring Functions of Routing


Lesson 5: Configuring a Cisco Router


Lesson 6: Exploring Packet Delivery Process


Lesson 7: Enabling Static Routing


Lesson 8: Learning Basics of ACL


Module 3: Summary Challenge


Lesson 1: Establishing Internet Connectivity


Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Internet Connectivity


Module 4: Implementing Scalable Medium Sized Network


Lesson 1: Implementing and Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunks


Lesson 2: Building Redundant Switched Topologies


Lesson 3: Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel


Lesson 4: Routing between VLANs


Lesson 5: Using a Cisco ISO Network Device as a DHCP Server


Lesson 6: Understanding layer 3 Redundancy


Lesson 7: Implementing RIPv2


Module 5: Introducing IPv6


Lesson 1: Introducing Basic IPv6


Lesson 2: Understanding IPv6 Operation


Module 6: Troubleshooting Basic Connectivity


Lesson 1: Troubleshooting IPv4 Network Connectivity


Lesson 2: Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity


Module 7: Implementing Network Device Security


Lesson 1: Securing Administrative Access


Lesson 2: Implementing Device Hardening


Lesson 3: Implementing Advance Security


Module 8: Implementing an EIGRP-Based Solution


Lesson 1: Implementing EIGRP


Lesson 2: Implementing EIGRP for IPv6


Lesson 3: Troubleshooting EIGRP


Module 9: Summary Challenge


Lesson 1: Troubleshooting a Medium-Sized Network


Lesson 2: Troubleshooting a Medium-Sized Network


Module 10: Implement a Scalable OSPF-Based Solution


Lesson 1: Understanding OSPF


Lesson 2: Multiarea OSPF IPv4 Implementation


Lesson 3: Implementing OSPFv3 for IPv6


Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Multiarea OSPF


Module 11: Implementing Wide-Area Networks


Lesson 1: Understanding WAN Technologies


Lesson 2: Understanding Point-to-Point Protocols


Lesson 3: Configuring GRE Tunnels


Lesson 4: Configuring Single-Homed EBGP


Module 12: Network Device Management


Lesson 1: Implementing Basic Network Device Management


Lesson 2: Evolution of Intelligent Networks


Lesson 3: Introducing QoS


Lesson 4: Managing Cisco Devices


Lesson 5: Licensing


Module 13: Summary Challenge


Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Scalable Multiarea Network


Lesson 2: Implementing and Troubleshooting Scalable Multiarea Network


Lab Outline


Discovery 1: Get Started with Cisco


Discovery 2: Perform a Basic Switch Configuration


Discovery 3: Observe How Switch Operates


Discovery 4: Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues


Discovery 5: Inspect TCP/IP


Discovery 6: Start with Cisco Router Configuration


Discovery 7: Configure Cisco Discovery Protocol


Discovery 8: Configure Default Gateway


Discovery 9: Exploration of Packet Forwarding


Discovery 10: Configure and Verify Static Routes


Discovery 11: Configure and Verify ACLs


Discovery 12: Configure a Provider-Assigned IP Address


Discovery 13: Configure Static NAT


Discovery 14: Configure Dynamic NAT and PAT


Discovery 15: Troubleshoot NAT


Challenge 1: Summary Challenge: 1


Challenge 2: Summary Challenge: 2


Discovery 16: Configure VLAN and Trunk


Discovery 17: Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunks


Discovery 18: Configure Root Bridge and Analyze STP Topology


Discovery 19: Troubleshoot STP Issues


Discovery 20: Configure and Verify EtherChannel


Discovery 21: Configure a Router on a Stick


Discovery 22: Configure a Cisco Router as a DHCP Server


Discovery 23: Troubleshoot DHCP Issues


Discovery 24: Configure and Verify HSRP


Discovery 25: Troubleshoot HSRP


Discovery 26: Configure and Verify RIPv2


Discovery 27: Troubleshoot RIPv2


Challenge 3: Implementing RIPv2


Discovery 28: Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity


Discovery 29: Configure IPv6 Static Routes


Challenge 4: Implementing IPv6 Static Routing


Discovery 30: Use Troubleshooting Tools


Discovery 31: Configure and Verify IPv4 Extended Access Lists


Discovery 32: Troubleshoot IPv4 Network Connectivity


Challenge 5: Troubleshooting IPv4 Connectivity


Discovery 33: Configure and Verify IPv6 Extended Access Lists


Discovery 34: Troubleshoot IPv6 Network Connectivity


Challenge 6: Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity


Discovery 35: Enhance Security of Initial Configuration


Discovery 36: Limit Remote Access Connectivity


Challenge 7: Secure Device Administrative Access


Discovery 37: Configure and Verify Port Security


Discovery 38: Configure and Verify NTP


Challenge 8: Implementing Device Hardening


Discovery 39: Configure External Authentication Using RADIUS and TACACS+


Discovery 40: Configure and Verify EIGRP


Discovery 41: Configure and Verify EIGRP for IPv6


Discovery 42: Troubleshoot EIGRP


Challenge 9: Troubleshooting EIGRP


Challenge 10: Summary Challenge: 3


Challenge 11: Summary Challenge: 4


Discovery 43: Configure and Verify Single-Area


Discovery 44: Configure and Verify Multiarea OSPF


Discovery 45: Configure and Verify OSPFv3


Discovery 46: Troubleshoot Multiarea OSPF


Challenge 12: Troubleshooting OSPF


Discovery 47: Configure Serial Interface and PPP


Discovery 48: Configure and Verify MLP


Discovery 49: Configure and Verify PPPoE Client


Discovery 50: Configure and Verify GRE Tunnel


Discovery 51: Configure and Verify Single Homed EBGP


Challenge 13: Implementing Single-Homed EBGP


Discovery 52: Configure Syslog


Discovery 53: Configure SNMP


Module 13: Summary Challenge


Challenge 14: Summary Challenge: 5