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


  1. Salam Kashif Sir

    i want to ask that the topics that have been included in the ccna v 2.0, will u record lectures for that??

    Zohaib Afridi

  2. the topics that have been included in the ccna v 2.0, will u record lectures for that??

  3. should i need to wait till oct-13 or attempt my CCNA exam 620-802 now. I need suggestion from this point to you...

    1. yes we are planning to record additional lectures,. soon stay tuned

  4. Do you plan to add any videos on virtualization VMWARE ?

  5. Im planing to attemt exam of ccna Can you suggest me that should I wait till oct-13 or attempt my CCNA exam 620-802 now

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

    me jo naye topics add huye he unka video lecture kab add kar rahe ho.

    or ccnp start karna.

  7. Salam Kashif Sir

    The topics that have been included in the ccna v 2.0, when you record additional lectures ..

    Tariq Muzaffar
    Riyadh Saudi Arab

  8. Assalam Alaikum

    Kashif Sir,

    Pl upload the videos of new CCNA v2 ASAP.


  9. Hi Kashif Sir ,
    Thank you so much for uploading these CCNA vedios .
    i have Passed my CCNA examination in January 2014.Just by watching your videos and Practicing with the book.
    Thanks again

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  15. Dear kashif sir,
    i am looking for the latest updated lectures of Cisco and Microsoft according to the 2015 updation and changes, are you recording any new tutorial please let us know we are waiting for your new lectures and contributions.

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  16. Sir.Kashif,
    agar topics same hen (after recorded two additional recordings of ICND1 and ICND11 in 2013) tw aap sirf ik mamuli si line likhdijiye bs..
    apky lakhon students(Alhamdolillah around the world now)ki tasal'li hojayegi.
    جزاكم الله خيرا
    شيخ فصيح