13 Apr 2019

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Exam Description: The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching composite
exam (200-125) is a 90-minute, 50–60 question assessment that is associated with the CCNA Routing
and Switching certification. This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge and skills related to network
fundamentals, LAN switching technologies, IPv4 and IPv6 routing technologies, WAN technologies,
infrastructure services, infrastructure security, and infrastructure management.

The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. However,
other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the
contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without
notice.

Total duration of the program is 72 hours.

  1. Introduction to Java
    • Identify Cisco Express Forwarding concepts
    • Explain general network challenges
    • Describe IP operations
    • Explain TCP operations
    • Describe UDP operations
    • Recognize proposed changes to the network
  2. Layer 2 Technologies
    • Configure and verify PPP
    • Explain Frame Relay
  3. Layer 3 Technologies
    • Identify, configure, and verify IPv4 addressing and subnetting
    • Identify IPv6 addressing and subnetting
    • Configure and verify static routing
    • Configure and verify default routing
    • Evaluate routing protocol types
    • Describe administrative distance
    • Troubleshoot passive interfaces
    • Configure and verify VRF lite
    • Configure and verify filtering with any protocol
    • Configure and verify redistribution between any routing protocols or routing sources
    • Configure and verify manual and auto summarization with any routing protocol
    • Configure and verify policy-based routing
    • Identify suboptimal routing
    • Explain ROUTE maps
    • Configure and verify loop prevention mechanisms
    • Configure and verify RIPv2
    • Describe RIPng
    • Describe EIGRP packet types
    • Configure and verify EIGRP neighbor relationship and authentication
    • Configure and verify EIGRP stubs
    • Configure and verify EIGRP load balancing
    • Describe and optimize EIGRP metrics
    • Configure and verify EIGRP for IPv6
    • Describe OSPF packet types
    • Configure and verify OSPF neighbor relationship and authentication
    • Configure and verify network types, area types, and router types
    • Configure and verify OSPF path preference
    • Configure and verify OSPF operations
    • Configure and verify OSPF for IPv6
    • Describe, configure, and verify BGP peer relationships and authentication
    • Configure and verify eBGP (IPv4 and IPv6 address families)
    • Explain BGP attributes and best-path selection
  4. Infrastructure Security
    • Describe IOS AAA using local database
    • Describe device security using IOS AAA with TACACS+ and RADIUS
    • Configure and verify device access control
    • Configure and verify router security features
  5. Infrastructure Services
    • Configure and verify device management
    • Configure and verify SNMP
    • Configure and verify logging
    • Configure and verify Network Time Protocol (NTP)
    • Configure and verify IPv4 and IPv6 DHCP
    • Configure and verify IPv4 Network Address Translation (NAT)
    • Describe IPv6 NAT
    • Describe SLA architecture
    • Configure and verify IP SLA
    • Configure and verify tracking objects
    • Configure and verify Cisco NetFlow

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