Routing and Switching Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks v2.x (SWITCH)

Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks v2.x (SWITCH)


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  • Course Delivery: Virtual Classroom
  • Duration: 5
  • Language: English
  • Audience: Network

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In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to create an efficient and expandable enterprise network. You will focus on Layer 2 and multilayer switch functions including VLANs, trunks, inter-VLAN routing, port aggregation, spanning tree, first hop redundancy, as well as network security and high availability features.


  •    Network engineers and technicians
  •    Support engineers
  •    Systems engineers
  •    Network analysts
  •    Senior network administrators
  •    Anyone involved in planning, implementing, verifying, and troubleshooting switch-based solutions in enterprise networks

Course Objectives

  •    Components of the Cisco Enterprise Campus Architecture including the operation of Layer 2 and multilayer switches
  •    Switching Database Manager (SDM) templates and how they are used
  •    Implementing device features including LLDP and PoE
  •    VLANs and trunks and how VTP works
  •    Configuring a device to be a DHCP server and relay agent, for both IPv4 and IPv6
  •    Configuring Layer 2 and Layer 3 port aggregation
  •    Different types of spanning tree protocols and mechanisms, including STP, RSTP, and MST
  •    Implementing inter-VLAN routing on both a router and a multilayer switch
  •    Network high availability including NTP, SNMPv3, IP SLA, port mirroring, and switch virtualization
  •    First hop redundancy protocols for IPv4 and IPv6 including HSRP, VRRP, and GLBP
  •    Implementing network security features including port security, storm control, DHCP snooping, IP source guard, dynamic ARP inspection, VLAN ACLs, and private VLANs
  •    Using an external authentication server in your network, including implementing IEEE 802.1x

Topics Covered

Lesson 1: Basic Concepts and Network Design
  •    Analyzing Campus Network Structure
  •    Comparing Layer 2 and Multilayer Switches
  •    Using Cisco SDM Templates
  •    Implementing LLDP
  •    Implementing PoE

Lesson 2: Campus Network Architecture
  •    Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  •    Introducing VTP
  •    Implementing DHCP
  •    Implementing DHCP for IPv6
  •    Configuring Layer 2 Port Aggregation

Lesson 3: Spanning Tree Implementation
  •    Implementing RSTP
  •    Implementing STP Stability Mechanisms
  •    Implementing Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol

Lesson 4: Configuring Inter-VLAN Routing
  •    Implementing Inter-VLAN Routing Using a Router
  •    Configuring a Switch to Route

Lesson 5: Implementing High Availability Networks
  •    Configuring Network Time Protocol
  •    Implementing SNMP Version 3
  •    Implementing IP SLA
  •    Implementing Port Mirroring for Monitoring Support
  •    Verifying Switch Virtualization

Lesson 6: First Hop Redundancy Implementation
  •    Configuring Layer 3 Redundancy with HSRP
  •    Configuring Layer 3 Redundancy with VRRP
  •    Configure VRRP With Load Balancing
  •    Configuring Layer 3 Redundancy with GLBP
  •    Configuring First Hop Redundancy for IPv6

Lesson 7: Campus Network Security
  •    Implementing Port Security
  •    Implementing Storm Control
  •    Implementing Access to External Authentication
  •    Mitigating Spoofing Attacks
  •    Securing VLAN Trunks
  •    Configuring Private VLANs

Lab Outline
The following discovery labs are included in this course:

   Discovery 1: Investigating the CAM
   Discovery 2: Configuring VLANs and Trunks
   Discovery 3: VTP Operation
   Discovery 4: Exploring DHCP
   Discovery 5: Obtaining IPv6 Address Dynamically
   Discovery 6: EtherChannel Configuration and Load Balancing
   Discovery 7: Discovering and Modifying STP Behavior
   Discovery 8: RootGuard
   Discovery 9: Configuring MST
   Discovery 10: Routing with an External Router
   Discovery 11: Routing on a Multilayer Switch
   Discovery 12: NTP Configuration
   Discovery 13: IP SLA Echo Configuration
   Discovery 14: Configuring and Tuning HSRP
   Discovery 15: Configure VRRP and Spot the Differences from HSRP
   Discovery 16: Configure GLBP
   Discovery 17: Port Security

The following challenge labs are included in this course:

   Challenge 1: Network Discovery
   Challenge 2: Configure DHCP
   Challenge 3: Configure DHCPv6
   Challenge 4: Configure EtherChannel
   Challenge 5: Implementing Rapid Spanning-Tree
   Challenge 6: Improving STP Configuration
   Challenge 7: Configure MST
   Challenge 8: Configure Routing Between VLANs Using a Router
   Challenge 9: Configure Routing on a Multilayer Switch
   Challenge 10: Configure NTP
   Challenge 11: Configure Network Monitoring Using IP SLA
   Challenge 12: Configure HSRP With Load Balancing
   Challenge 13: Configure VRRP With Load Balancing
   Challenge 14: Implement GLBP
   Challenge 15: Configure HSRP for IPv6
   Challenge 16: Controlling Network Access Using Port Security

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