Tuesday, 7 May 2013

200-120 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX) v2.0

I have receved a lot of emails requests what is channged in NEW CCNA 200-120 starting from 01st of October 2013 , I have downloaded Exam outine from cisco Website and highlighted the new changes, Feel Free to comment on this if you find any discripency

A part from this Cisco has excluded mainly Voice , Wirless and SDM stuff from CCNA R&S
1                Operation of IP Data Networks
·       Operation of IP Data Networks
·       Recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices such as Routers, Switches, Bridges and Hubs.
·       Select the components required to meet a given network specification.
·       Identify common applications and their impact on the network
·       Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP/IP models.
·       Predict the data flow between two hosts across a network.
·       Identify the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect Cisco network devices to other network devices and hosts in a LAN
2                LAN Switching Technologies
·       Determine the technology and media access control method for Ethernet networks
·       Identify basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches.
o      Collision Domains
o      Broadcast Domains
o      Types of switching
o      CAM Table
·       Configure and verify initial switch configuration including remote access management.
o      Cisco IOS commands to perform basic switch setup
·       Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities such as ping, telnet and ssh.
·       Identify enhanced switching technologies
o      RSTP
o      PVSTP
o      Ethercnannels
·       Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and the need for routing between them.
o      Explain network segmentation and basic traffic management concepts
·       Configure and verify VLANs
·       Configure and verify trunking on Cisco switches
o      DTP
o      Auto negotiation
·       Configure and verify PVSTP operation
o      describe root bridge election
o      spanning tree mode
3                IP addressing (IPv4 / IPv6)
·       Describe the operation and necessity of using private and public IP addresses for IPv4 addressing
·       Identify the appropriate IPv6 addressing scheme to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment.
·       Identify the appropriate IPv4 addressing scheme using VLSM and summarization to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment.
·       Describe the technological requirements for running IPv6 in conjunction with IPv4 such as dual stack
  • Describe IPv6 addresses   In old exam the topic says Describe IPv6 addresses (so this is the only difference)
o      Global unicast
o      Multicast
o      Link local
o      Unique local
o      eui 64
o      autoconfiguration
4                IP Routing Technologies
·       Describe basic routing concepts
o      CEF
o      Packet forwarding à This was part of old course
o      Router lookup process à This was part of old course
·       Describe the boot process of Cisco IOS routers
o      POST
o      Router bootup process
·       Configure and verify utilizing the CLI to set basic Router configuration
o      Cisco IOS commands to perform basic router setup
·       Configure and verify operation status of a device interface, both serial and ethernet
·       Verify router configuration and network connectivity
o      Cisco IOS commands to review basic router information and network connectivity
·       Configure and verify routing configuration for a static or default route given specific routing requirements
  • Manage Cisco IOS Files in old Exam it was called Manage Cisco IOS.
o      Boot preferences
o      Cisco IOS image(s)
o      Licensing
§       Show license
§       Change license
·       Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols
o      Static vs. Dynamic
o      Link state vs. Distance Vector
o      Administrative distance
o      split horizon
o      metric
o      next hop
o      ip routing table
o      Passive Interfaces
·       Configure and verify OSPF (single area)
o      Benefit of single area
o      neighbor adjacencies
o      OSPF states
o      Discuss Multi area
o      Configure OSPF v2
o      Configure OSPF v3
o      Router ID
o      Passive interface
o      LSA types
·       Configure and verify EIGRP (single AS)
o      Feasible Distance / Feasible Successors /Administrative distance
o      Feasibility condition
o      Metric composition
o      Router ID
o      Auto summary
o      Path selection
o      Load balancing (It was discussed in our lectures)
§       Equal
§       Unequal
o      Passive interface
·       Configure and verify interVLAN routing (Router on a stick)
o      sub interfaces
o      upstream routing
o      encapsulation
·       Configure SVI interfaces
5                IP Services
·       Configure and verify DHCP (IOS Router)
o      configuring router interfaces to use DHCP
o      DHCP options
o      excluded addresses
o      lease time
·       Describe the types, features, and applications of ACLs
o      Standard
§       Sequence numbers
§       Editing
o      Extended
o      Named
o      Numbered
o      Log option
·       Configure and verify ACLs in a network environment
o      Named
o      Numbered
o      Log option
·       Identify the basic operation of NAT
o      Purpose
o      Pool
o      Static
o      1 to 1
o      Overloading
o      Source addressing
o      One way NAT
·       Configure and verify NAT for given network requirements
·       Configure and verify NTP as a client
·       Recognize High availability (FHRP)
o      VRRP
o      HSRP
o      GLBP
·       Configure and verify Syslog
o      Utilize Syslog Output
·       Describe SNMP v2 & v3
6                Network Device Security
·       Configure and verify network device security features such as
o      Device password security
o      Enable secret vs enable
o      Transport
o      Disable telnet
o      SSH
o      VTYs
o      Physical security
o      Service password
o      Describe external authentication methods
·       Configure and verify Switch Port Security features such as
o      Sticky MAC
o      MAC address limitation
o      Static / dynamic
o      Violation modes
§       Err disable
§       Shutdown
o      Protect restrict
o      Shutdown unused ports
o      Err disable recovery
o      Assign unused ports to an unused VLAN
o      Setting native VLAN to other than VLAN 1
·       Configure and verify ACLs to filter network traffic
·       Configure and verify an ACLs to limit telnet and SSH access to the router
7                Troubleshooting
·       Identify and correct common network problems
·       Utilize netflow data
·       Troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing and host configurations.
·       Troubleshootand Resolve VLAN problems
o      identify that VLANs are configured
o      port membership correct
o      IP address configured
·       Troubleshoot and Resolve trunking problems on Cisco switches
o      correct trunk states
o      correct encapsulation configured
o      correct vlans allowed
·       Troubleshoot and Resolve Spanning Tree operation issues
o      root switch
o      priority
o      mode is correct
o      port states
·       Troubleshoot and Resolve routing issues
o      routing is enabled
o      routing table is correct
o      correct path selection
·       Troubleshoot and Resolve OSPF problems
o      neighbor adjancies
o      Hello and Dead timers
o      OSPF area
o      Interface MTU
o      Network types
o      Neighbor states
o      OSPF topology database
·       Troubleshoot and Resolve EIGRP problems
o      neighbor adjancies
o      AS number
o      Load balancing
o      Split horizon
·       Troubleshoot and Resolve interVLAN routing problems
o      Connectivity
o      Encapsulation
o      Subnet
o      Native VLAN
o      Port mode trunk status
·       Troubleshoot and Resolve ACL issues
o      Statistics
o      Permitted networks
o      Direction
§       Interface
·       Troubleshoot and Resolve WAN implementation issues
o      Serial interfaces
o      PPP
o      Frame relay
·       Troubleshoot and Resolve Layer 1 problems
o      Framing
o      CRC
o      Runts
o      Giants
o      Dropped packets
o      Late collision
o      Input / Output errors
·       Monitor NetFlow statistics
·       Troubleshoot etherchannel problems
8                WAN Technologies
·       Identify different WAN Technologies
o      Metro Ethernet
o      VSAT
o      Cellular 3G / 4G
o      MPLS
o      T1 / E1
o      ISDN
o      DSL
o      Frame relay
o      Cable
o      VPN
·       Configure and verify a basic WAN serial connection
·       Configure and verify a PPP connection between Cisco routers
·       Configure and verify Frame Relay on Cisco routers
·       Implement and troubleshoot PPPoE