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Cisco Networking Academy Program New CCNA Curricula This is an overview to introduce and position the new CCNA curricula: CCNA Discovery and CCNA Exploration. English versions of the first two courses of each curriculum are now available. English versions of the last two courses of each curriculum will be available in the November-December 2007 timeframe. New CCNA Curricula Presentation Revision 5.1 Topic: Cisco Networking Academy Program New CCNA Curricula Appropriate for: Internal teams Academy audiences CCNA rev5 Content valid: Valid as of September 2007 Additional info: 1. 2. 3. 4. Please tailor this presentation to your goals, audience, and time constraints. Notes are provided in this presentation to identify key speaking points Please refer to other curricula materials for additional information Send any feedback to your theater Networking Academy program contacts

2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 1 Cisco Networking Academy New CCNA Curricula Speaker Name September 2007 CCNA rev4 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 2 Contents Portfolio Evolution New CCNA Positioning, Features, and Benefits Cisco Certifications Certification Exam Vouchers Instructor Training Curriculum Prerequisites Adoption and Migration CCNA Discovery Scope and Sequence CCNA Discovery Server

CCNA Exploration Scope and Sequence CCNA Exploration Eagle Server Equipment CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 3 Portfolio Evolution CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 4 How Are We Evolving the Program? Shift focus from program growth to student outcomes Develop courseware tailored to student goals Align skills with specific jobs in networking CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public

5 Networking Academy Program Current Product Portfolio CAREERS Enterprise Networking CCNP Advanced Routing Remote Access Multilayer Switching Troubleshooting Small and Medium Business Networking Security CCNA Basics Routing Switching WANs Wireless FUNDAMENTALS Network Installer

IT Essentials I IT Essentials II PNIE Basic IT Support System Admin Student Networking Knowledge and Skills CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 6 Networking Academy Program 2.0 Portfolio 18 Courses CAREERS Security Enterprise Networking CCNP Small and Medium Business Networking Network

Installer Basic IT Support CCNA Discovery Routing, Switching, WANs, Intro to Adv Tech FUNDAMENTALS CCNA Exploration Routing, Switching, WANs, Intro to Adv Tech Advanced Routing Remote Access Multilayer Switching Troubleshooting Wireless IT Essentials: PC Hardware & Software IT Essentials II PNIE

System Admin Student Networking Knowledge and Skills CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 7 Current CCNA Curriculum Instructor and Student Feedback Improve Student Experience Promote engagement; align with student interests and capabilities Optimize balance of theory, practice, and application Improve Quality Improve accuracy and flow of course content Make curricula more efficient to localize Ensure content is

relevant and up-to-date Facilitate curriculum delivery and class administration Address advanced technologies Accommodate different skill levels CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Increase Flexibility Cisco Public Provide high and low bandwidth delivery capabilities 8 New CCNA Positioning, Features, and Benefits CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Cisco Public 9 Two New CCNA Curricula Both Prepare Students for CCNA Certification and Professional Careers CCNA Discovery CCNA rev5 CCNA Exploration Independent curriculum or integrate into broader course of study Integrated technology curriculum or continuing education program Students with basic PC usage skills Students with advanced problem solving and analytical skills 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 10

New CCNA Curricula Motivate and engage students Features: New course GUI Aligned with certification changes More efficient translation Introduction to advanced technologies and converged networks CCNA Exploration CCNA Discovery Hands-on approach to networking education Step-by-step labs Teaches the general theory needed to build networks Consider additional education in IT and prepare for entry-level IT careers CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Learn skills in more rigorous, comprehensive, theoretical, and practical way Complex and challenging hands-on labs Pursue additional technology or engineering education while preparing for careers in IT 11

CCNA Discovery Networking based on application Introduction to career exploration an soft skills Skills for entry-level professions: Network installer Network technician Help desk technician Basic network design CCNA Exploration Basics of Routing and Switching Core Skills for CCNA Certification Networking based on technology Deep into protocols and theory (LAN, WAN) Skills for wide range of networking professions: Network technician Network administrator Network engineer

Key Factors in Obtaining Jobs: Education, Experience, and Certification CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 12 Compare current GUI to new GUI CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 13 Persistent 2/3 media area 1/3 text area with manual scroll bar Chapter Menu CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public

Navigation icons 14 Page # 2/3 or full-screen media area 1/3 text area, automatically scrolls, disappears for fullscreen media Language Toggle Navigation tools CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Next / Back Go To / Location and Topic Navigation Bar Cisco Public 15 New GUI Prototype Feedback Worldwide Feedback from 415 Students and 71 Instructors The new curriculum was just so straightforward and the links worked so effectively; everything just seemed a lot easier for the students than the original. High School Instructor, United States This curriculum is going to reinforce concepts much more easily. Theyll

be able to read, theyll be able to see it visually, then theyll handle labs, and then any sort of class discussion is going to be more readily understood. I like it. Secondary School Instructor, Europe 93% of instructors believe students will learn more! CCNA Discovery Prototype Findings, January 2007 CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 16 New CCNA Curricula How Do I Choose? What are your students academic capabilities? What are your students goals? How will your institution integrate the new CCNA curriculum? Which curriculum best aligns with your teaching methodology and your students' interests? Is the existing CCNA v3.1 curriculum very difficult for your students in terms of theoretical topics? CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public

17 How Do I Choose? What are your students academic capabilities? CCNA Discovery Designed for students with basic PC usage skills CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public CCNA Exploration Designed for students with advanced problem solving and analytical skills, such as those who are pursuing degrees in engineering, math, or science 18 How Do I Choose? What are your students goals? CCNA rev5 CCNA Discovery CCNA Exploration

Designed to make IT relevant, encourage students to consider further education in IT, and help students prepare for entry-level IT careers Designed for students who want to pursue additional technology or engineering educations while preparing for an IT career Prepares students for entrylevel IT careers as early as the first two courses Prepares students for entrylevel IT careers after the completion of the four-course curriculum 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 19 How Do I Choose? How will your institution integrate the new CCNA curriculum? CCNA Discovery Can be delivered as an independent, standalone curriculum, or integrated into broader courses of study at upper-secondary

institutions, career and technical schools, and colleges CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public CCNA Exploration Can be part of an integrated curriculum or continuing education program at post-secondary institutions such as career and technical schools, colleges, and universities 20 How Do I Choose? Which curriculum best aligns with your teaching methodology and your students' interests? CCNA Discovery Teaches networking based on application Maps more directly to everyday experiences with networks and covers key networking concepts based on the types of network environments students may encounter Uses easy-to-follow labs

Provides general theory Offers a career-oriented approach to learning networking CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public CCNA Exploration Teaches networking based on technology concepts Allows students to learn skills in a more rigorous, comprehensive, theoretical, and practical way that is reflective of standard college and university-level educational practices Uses language that allows for integration with engineering concepts Includes complex and challenging hands-on labs 21 How Do I Choose? Is the existing CCNA v3.1 curriculum very difficult for your students in terms of theoretical topics? CCNA Discovery Yes, the current CCNA curriculum is very difficult

CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public CCNA Exploration No, the current CCNA curriculum is just right or not challenging enough 22 Feature Comparison CCNA v3.1 CCNA Discovery CCNA Exploration Expected Student Capabilities Basic PC usage skills Basic PC usage skills Advanced problem-solving and analytical skills typically associated with students in engineering, math, or science degree programs Content

Four courses structured by protocols and technology Four courses structured by practical network environments Four courses structured by protocols and technologies within various topologies Required minimum of six months to complete all four courses Required minimum of one year to complete all four courses Business Rules PLUS: E-doing Introduction to advanced technologies Helps prepare students for entry-level IT careers by teaching applied skills early in the curriculum Time to Learn CCNA rev5

2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. PLUS: E-doing Introduction to advanced technologies Extra theory and more challenging labs Goal is to offer more relaxed business rules to reduce teaching time Courses structured to increase flexibility and efficiency in course sequence ~70 hours per course Cisco Public 23 CCNA Discovery Changes Compared to Current CCNA CCNA v3.1 CCNA 1 CCNA 2 CCNA 3 CCNA 4

CCNA rev5 Networking Basics Curriculum Framework CCNA Discovery No 1-to-1 mapping Networking for Home and Small Businesses Introduction to networking Basic cabling for Small and Home Office LAN addressing and network services Basic wireless and security Troubleshooting plan/build home network Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP

Intro to OSI model/TCP model SMB routing and switching WAN technology IP addressing Network devices and cabling Security/disaster recovery Enterprise overview LAN/WAN performance IP addressing VLSM and subnetting Advanced switching and routing EIGRP, OSPF, VLANs, VTP, Frame Relay LAN, WAN, VLAN troubleshooting Design concepts and equipment selection IP addressing on a LAN/WAN Network design Cisco device configuration upgrade Stronger theoretical notion of converged networks Routers and Routing Basics Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing

WAN Technologies New courses Course Content New order, flow, and format Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise Practical application, theory, soft skills and career exploration Designing and Supporting Computer

Networks 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 24 CCNA Exploration Changes Compared to Current CCNA CCNA v3.1 CCNA Exploration Networking Basics Network Fundamentals Intro to Advanced Technologies and Converged Networks Top-Down Approach to Networking CCNA 2 Routers and

Routing Basics Routing Protocols and Concepts Can be taught before, with, or after LAN Switching and Wireless Removed IGRP Added VLSM, OSPF, EIGRP More challenging labs CCNA 3 Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing LAN Switching and Wireless Can be taught before, with, or after Routing Protocols and Concepts Added Rapid Spanning Tree protocol Added wireless concepts More challenging labs CCNA 4 WAN Technologies Accessing the WAN

De-emphasize ISDN Added new WAN concepts Added ACLs, VPN concepts CCNA 1 CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Course Changes 25 CCNA Discovery and CCNA Exploration Articulation (Course Credit) Generally developed at the institutional level based on existing programs and pathways CCNA Discovery Networking for Home and Small Businesses Working for a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP CCNA Exploration Equivalent Knowledge Equivalent Credit Network Fundamentals

Students who complete all four CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration courses will be prepared to begin the CCNP curriculum An institution may choose to grant CCNA Exploration credit for students who complete the CCNA Discovery curriculum CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 26 Cisco Certifications CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 27 Changes to Cisco Career Certification A Lifecycle of Learning Updates to CCNA A Foundation in Networking Greater breadth reflects todays enterprise networks Focus on performance-based skills and hands-on practice Localization addresses

worldwide skills gap CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Introduction of CCENT An Accessible Entry Point Cisco CCENT Entry-Level Network Technician certifies skills for entry level network support An intermediate step towards CCNA for those with little or no work experience 28 Growing Role of the Network Evolution of the Network Future Converged Apps IP Video Converged Solutions Unified Communications Storage

Networking Skills Increase with the Role of the Network Enhanced Security Wireless Voice transport Telecommuting/VPN Switching Broad Training & Experience Required for New Careers Routing Time CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 29 Networking Job Demand Estimated to Grow ~3M in 2012 0.7M 0.5M

0.12M 1.1M 0.2M 0.08M 0.2M 0.08M Right ExpertsRight PlaceRight Time Source: IDC White Papers on Networking Skills Gaps for Europe (Sep 2005), Middle East and Pakistan (May 2006), APAC (Nov 2006), Israel (May 2006), South Africa (May 2006); Bain Analysis CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 30 Certification Levels New Entry Point General Focused Expert: CCIE Security IP Communications Wireless

Professional: CCNP, CCIP, CCSP, CCVP, CCDP Storage Networking Optical Advanced Routing and Switching Associate: CCNA, CCDA Foundation Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public NEW 31 Trends at the Entry Level CCNA is big step for many new grads, career-changers Entry level job analysis shows: On average worldwide, networking job roles require 1-3 years experience Many employers hiring for entry-level IT positions

Cisco research confirmed interest in lower-level certification among the following employers: CCNA rev5 VARs focused on SMB Enterprise customers Service providers Technology/retail support organization Networking Academy feedback 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 32 Updates to Cisco Certification Cisco is expanding certification of entry level skills and knowledge--the foundation of a successful career in networking. New CCNA certification exam has greater breadth more security, troubleshooting and basic wirelessand more time devoted to performance-based skills. Introduction of new CCENT entry level certification Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician Optional certification after the first two courses of CCNA Discovery curriculum Aligns with entry level networking support positions

CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 33 Paths to CCNA Certification CCNA Discovery Networking for Home and Small Businesses Working at a Small-toMedium Business or ISP CCENT Certification (optional) Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise Designing and Supporting Computer Networks CCNA Exploration Networking Fundamentals Routing Protocols and Concepts CCNA Discovery Networking for Home and Small Businesses Working at a Small-toMedium Business or ISP CCENT Certification (optional) CCNA Exploration

LAN Switching and Wireless Accessing the WAN Routing Protocols and Concepts LAN Switching and Wireless Accessing the WAN CCNA Certification CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 34 Aligning Certifications to Jobs Certification CCNA rev5 Skills Certified Job Roles Job Titles Cisco Certified

Entry Network Technician (CCENT) Install, operate, and troubleshoot small routed and switched networks Basic optimization of network Connect to other networks (LANs and WANs) Install a small wireless network Identify security threats and basic mitigation methods Setup, install and maintain PCs, servers, racks and cabling Train users Support senior technicians Staff a help desk, retrieve calls, and isolate problems Use monitoring tools to verify network operations Entry Level Help Desk Technician Entry Level Technical Support IT Systems Coordinator Entry Level Operating Center Technician Entry Level IT Technician/

Specialist CCNA Install, operate and troubleshoot medium sized routed and switched networks Implement and troubleshoot various protocols to manage addressing, perform load balancing and authentication Establish and troubleshoot connection to service provider over WAN Assist in design, installation, configuration and maintenance of medium sized routed and switched networks Isolate network problems Support users via helpdesk for hardware, software and network Use monitoring tools to ensure network operations Help Desk Support Specialist Network Technician Network Specialist Network Administrator Technical Support Specialist

Network Engineering Technician 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 35 Cisco Certification and Training - Value to Employers Acquire: Pre-qualifies applicants Develop: Proficient in the latest advanced technologies Retain: Supports employee career development Productivity Credibility with prospective customers Our company's technical footprint is greatly enhanced by our expert staff of Cisco certification holders. Carleton Jones, CEO of Multimax CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 36 CCENT Makes Entry Level Jobs Accessible

Students are looking for: Employment with career growth Interesting fields Cultural alignment The ability to learn and make a difference Employers with entry-level IT positions Small and medium sized businesses Enterprise customers Service providers Technology/retail organizations CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 37 Cisco CCENT Certification Certifies skills required to configure, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, under supervision Aligned to entry level positions in network support, such as help desk representative or technical support assistant Requires first of two CCNA exams (ICND 1 640-822) An optional, intermediate step towards CCNA certification Recipients gain access to Cisco

Certification Community and use of CCENT logo CCIE CCNP CCNA CCENT www.cisco.com/go/ccent CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 38 Cisco CCNA Network Associate Certifies knowledge and skills to install, operate and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network Includes connecting to multiple WANs, basic security measures and wireless extension of the network. Two options for the exams (2 exam option or one composite exam) 2 Exam option: ICND1 640-822 exam ICND2 640-816 exam 1 Composite Exam option: CCNA 640-802 exam CCIE CCNP

CCNA CCENT www.cisco.com/go/ccna CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 39 Cisco Certifications Certifications validate your practical experience. You need Cisco certifications for any sort of networking role its what employers demand Adrian Cassar Business Systems Engineer, Budweiser UK Holding a Cisco certification enabled me to enter the career of my dreams, and now I have the opportunity to work for one of the most recognized productions studios in the world. Chris Cugno, Senior Network Engineer, DreamWorks Animation SKG CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public

40 Changes to CCNA Exams Now certifying ability to install, operate and trouble-shoot a secure, medium-size enterprise network Includes configuration and verification of basic wireless and voice over IP networks Greater emphasis on understanding and mitigating threats to network security Troubleshooting extended to network maintenance CCNA rev5 Current Exams Revised Exams INTRO 640-821 ICND1 640-822 ICND 640-811 ICND2 640-816 CCNA 640-801 CCNA 640-802 (composite) 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 41 Certification Exam Options

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 Simple Networks Connected Networks Cisco IOS Devices Network Management CCENT Certification Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 More Complex Networks LANs and VLANs IP Routing Access Lists CCNA Composite Exam More Complex Networks LANs and VLANs IP Routing Access Lists Simple Networks Connected Networks Cisco IOS Devices Network Management CCNA Certification CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 42

CCNA Exam Revisions New Exams and Pricing as of September 7, 2007 Exam Length Pricing Countries ICND1 640-822 90 min. $125 USD Worldwide ICND2 640-816 75 min. $125 USD Worldwide CCNA 640-802 (composite) 90 min. $150 USD

United States, Canada, Puerto Rico $175 USD Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom Local pricing available through worldwide testing partners. CCENT certification requires new exam, ICND1 640-822 Discount vouchers will be offered to eligible students for all of these exams CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 43 CCNA Curricula Alignment with Cisco Exams and Certifications CCNA Discovery Networking for Home and Small Businesses Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP New ICND1 Exam = CCENT Validated EntryLevel Skills

Networking Fundamentals Routing Protocols and Concepts Set up a basic network No Exam Planned Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise Designing and Supporting Computer Networks LAN Switching and Wireless New ICND2 Exam (ICND1 + ICND2 = CCNA) ICND1 + ICND2 = CCNA or Accessing the WAN Set up a more complex network CCNA Composite Exam = CCNA CCNA rev5 CCNA Exploration

2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. or CCNA Composite Exam = CCNA Cisco Public 44 ICND1 Exam Description and Summary The ICND1 (640-822) exam is one of the two qualifying exams available to candidates pursuing a two-exam option for CCNA. This exam tests content from the first two courses of CCNA Discovery CCNA rev5 Network types, Network media Routing and Switching fundamentals TCP/IP and OSI IP addressing Basic WAN technologies Configuring and Operating Cisco IOS devices Basic wireless and security concepts

Configuring simple networks 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 45 ICND1 Exam and Course Topics Technology Describe the operation of data networks Implement a small switched network Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet network requirements for a small branch office Implement a small routed network Explain and select the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats Implement and verify WAN links CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 46 ICND2 Exam Description and Summary The ICND2 Exam (640-816) is the 2nd qualifying exam available to candidates pursuing the two-exam option for the Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA certification.

Select, connect, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco networking devices Extend switched networks with VLANs Determine IP routes Manage IP traffic with access lists Establish point-to-point connections Establish Frame Relay connections Configure, verify and troubleshoot OSPF and EIGRP Configure NAT and DHCP Configure, verify and troubleshoot RSTP, VTP, routing between VLANs in a small switched environment. CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 47 ICND2 Exam and Course Topics Technology Configure, verify and troubleshoot a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP Services to meet network requirements in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network. Configure and troubleshoot basic operation and routing on Cisco devices Implement, verify, and troubleshoot NAT and ACLs in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network. Implement and verify WAN links CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public

48 CCNA Exam Description and Summary The CCNA (640-802) exam qualifies a candidate pursuing the singleexam option for the Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA Certification. This exam tests content from all four courses of either CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration Describe how a network works Configure, verify and troubleshoot a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP Services to meet network requirements in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network. Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic router operation and routing on Cisco devices Explain and select the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats Implement, verify, and troubleshoot NAT and ACLs in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network. Implement and verify WAN links CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 49 CCNA Certification Prep Center Recommended Reading Offers informational broadcasts, simulations, remote labs, expert advice, success stories, discounts, forums, and educational games Over 100,000 registered users Ask-the-Tutor

Personalized assistance Online tutor answers content-related questions within one business day Remote Labs Access to Cisco gear online for remote practice Hands-on exercises covering advanced technologies Recommended Reading Recommended titles from Cisco Press Practice Questions Learning Games www.cisco.com/go/prepcenter CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 50 Certification Exam Vouchers CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 51

Nomenclature on Vouchers Vouchers come in multiple shapes and sizes. Please find definitions below: Discount Vouchers: These vouchers allow a user to take the certification exam at a reduced cost Extension Vouchers: These vouchers allow a user to take an expired certification exam for an extended period of time Supplemental Vouchers: These are pre-paid discount vouchers that allow a user to take the certification exam at a reduced cost **All vouchers can be used independently or together CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 52 Cisco CCENT Discount Voucher Process Student completes CCNA Discovery first two courses and passes first attempt of final exam with 75% or higher Instructor inputs P in Academy Connection

grade book Students must use their Academy Connection ID & Username when registering with VUE for an exam in conjunction with the voucher code CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Link to request ICND1 discount voucher appears on student home page Student requests VUE voucher for exam & voucher code number will appear in student profile 53 Cisco CCNA Discount Voucher Process:

2 Exam Option (ICND 1 & ICND2) Student completes CCENT certifications as outlined previously; Student completes CCNA Discovery final two courses and passes first attempt of final with 75% or higher Instructor inputs P in Academy Connection grade book Students must use their Academy Connection ID & Username when registering with VUE for an exam in conjunction with the voucher code CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Link to request s

ICND2 appears on student home page Student requests VUE voucher for exam & voucher code will appear in student profile 54 Cisco CCNA Discount Voucher Process: Composite Exam Option Student completes all four courses of CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration and passes first attempt of final of the final course with 75% or higher Instructor inputs P in Academy Connection grade book Students must use their Academy Connection ID & Username when registering with VUE

for an exam in conjunction with the voucher code CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Link to request CCNA composite appears on student home page Student requests VUE voucher for exam from & voucher code will appear in student profile 55 Discount Vouchers for Students Question Answer How many discount vouchers will be available and for which exams?

One for each: ICND1, ICND2, & CCNA composite CCENT: Complete CCNA Discovery Course 1 and 2 & receive a 75% or higher on first attempt of final exam for course 2 How do students qualify for a vouchers? CCNA: Complete four courses of either CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration & receive 75% or higher on first attempt of final exam for course 4 How many vouchers can a student receive? CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public A single voucher will be issued per candidate. 56 Discount Vouchers for Students Answer Question How much is my discount

voucher? When you qualify for a voucher, a link will automatically appear on your Student Home page in Academy Connection under the Career Development section Where is my voucher information? CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Discounts percent varies depending on country market conditions. Discounts are country specific and can not be adjusted. Cisco Public 57 Discount Vouchers for Students Question Answer Can I use the voucher a second time? How long is my voucher valid?

Can I extend my voucher? I passed a course previously offered. Am I still eligible for a voucher? CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public No. Vouchers are for one use only. Students will have a minimum of three months to redeem a voucher. No, vouchers can not be extended. No. Vouchers can not be awarded based on historical pass rates or retroactively. 58 Extension Vouchers Zero discount vouchers enabling qualified NetAcad students to take retired versions of Cisco certification exams including: Through December 31, 2007: CCNP BSCI (642-801) CCNP BCMSN (640-604) Starting November 6, 2007: INTRO (640-821) ICND (640-811)

CCNA (640-801) Requested by instructors through Academy Connection Help Feature Instructors provide extension voucher information to students CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 59 Academies Purchasing Supplemental Vouchers Pre-paid vouchers that can be used alone or in combination with the discount vouchers provided by the NetAcad Program to qualified students Academies purchase directly from VUE and provide to students CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 60 Cisco Certification Exams Cisco exams are only offered through Pearson VUE authorized

test centers (www.pearsonvue.com) Pearson VUE has been a test delivery provider for Ciscos computer-based certification exams since 2000 There are three different methods to register for an exam: 1. Contact a Pearson VUE agent directly ( http://www.pearsonvue.com/contact/vuephone/) 2. Register via the Pearson VUE website (www.pearsonvue.com) 3. Call or visit a test center directly; to locate a test center visit the Pearson VUE website (www.pearsonvue.com) and use the Locate a Test Center option CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 61 Interested in becoming a test center? Pearson VUE is accepting applications to become a test center You will find applications at www.pearsonvue.com/pvtc/join/ Pearson VUE will assist you in identifying the basic requirements to becoming a test center CCNA rev5

2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 62 Are you far away from a VUE?mobile testing An alias has been created exclusively for Networking Academies to accommodate emerging testing needs, [email protected], and can used in the following circumstances in priority order: 50 or more students are located at an Academy and the available testing center is more than two hours travel distance from that location 20 or more candidates would like to reserve time at a testing center on a specific date so that students could be transported from an Academy to a particular VUE location. To identify a testing need for students that do not have access to a testing center All requests will be reviewed on a quarterly basis and will be accommodated based on the above prioritizations. CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 63 Instructor Training

CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 64 Instructor Training CCNA Discovery CCNA Exploration Not required but strongly recommended Current Instructor Encouraged to read the new CCNA curricula, Interactive Course Guide (ICG), Instructor Reference Guide (IRG) and slide presentations (min. 8-10 hours per course) New Instructor CCNA rev5 (min. 4-8 hours per course) In person training required. Approximately 40 classroom hours per course; similar to current CCNA v3.1 Costs generally range from US$50 to US$150 per day,

depending on location 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 65 Training Resources for Existing Instructors Reference Materials Instructor Reference Guide Interactive Course Guide Comparison of New Curriculum with Existing Curriculum Key Ideas New Topics Discussion Ideas New Equipment Suggestions for Use of Existing Equipment 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Critical Concepts How to Teach Concepts

New Skills CCNA rev5 Teaching Goals Cisco Public Reflection Case Studies, Labs, Videos, Tools 66 Training Resources for New Instructors Traditional Face-to-Face Training Academy curriculum and Interactive Course Guide (ICG) CCNA rev5 Focus on main ideas, strategies for teaching difficult concepts, and connection with real world scenarios

2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Interactive sessions for skills-based training Content and Skills Exam 67 Instruction Time Guidelines* CCNA Discovery Course Networking for Home and Small Businesses Chapter Chapter Time Lecture Time Lab Time

Personal Computer Hardware 5% 60% 40% Operating Systems 5% 65% 35% Connecting to the Network 20% 50% 50% Connecting to the Internet Through an ISP 10% 60% 40% Network Addressing

14% 50% 50% Network Services 10% 50% 50% Wireless Technologies 14% 55% 45% Basic Security 14% 65% 35% Troubleshooting Your Network 8%

50% 50% Chapter 100% 55% 45% *These are approximate guidelines for planning purposes. Actual times may vary based on instructional delivery preferences. CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 68 Instruction Time Guidelines* CCNA Discovery Course Working at a Small-toMedium Business Chapter Chapter

Time Lecture Time Lab Time The Internet and Its Uses 5% 70% 30% Help Desk 10% 70% 30% Planning a Network Upgrade 14% 50% 50% Planning the Addressing Structure

17% 50% 50% Configuring Network Devices 17% 50% 50% Routing 17% 50% 50% ISP Services 14% 60% 40% ISP Responsibility 6%

70% 30% Chapter 100% 55% 45% *These are approximate guidelines for planning purposes. Actual times may vary based on instructional delivery preferences. CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 69 Instruction Time Guidelines* CCNA Exploration Course Chapter Chapter Time Lecture Time

Lab Time Living, Learning, Working, and Playing in a Network-Centric World 7% 70% 30% Communications with Computer Networks and the Internet 7% 50% 50% OSI Application Layer 7% 60% 40% OSI Transport Layer 10% 50%

50% OSI Network Layer and Routing 10% 50% 50% 14% 40% 60% 7% 70% 30% ISP Responsibility 7% 80% 20% OSI Physical Layer 10%

50% 50% Ethernet 7% 40% 60% Configuring and Testing Your Network 14% 30% 70% Chapter 100% 51% 49% Network Addressing the Network - IPv4 Fundamentals OSI Data Link Layer

*These are approximate guidelines for planning purposes. Actual times may vary based on instructional delivery preferences. CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 70 Instruction Time Guidelines* CCNA Exploration Course Routing and Protocol Concepts Chapter Chapter Time Lecture Time Lab Time Introduction to Routing and Packet Forwarding 11%

25% 75% Static Routes 14% 50% 50% Introduction to Dynamic Routing Protocols 6% 25% 75% Distance Vector Routing Protocols 6% 75% 25% RIP version 1 9% 33%

67% Classless Routing: VLSM and CIDR 6% 25% 75% Classless Routing Using RIPv2 9% 33% 67% The Routing Table: A Closer Look 9% 67% 33% EIGRP: A Distance Vector, Classless Routing Protocol 14% 70% 30%

Link-State Routing Protocols 6% 88% 13% Single Area OSPF: A Link State, Classless Routing Protocol 11% 63% 37% Chapter 100% 51% 49% *These are approximate guidelines for planning purposes. Actual times may vary based on instructional delivery preferences. CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public

71 CLI Interactive Course Guide (ICG) CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 72 ICG Structure - Example CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 73 ICG Structure Example (Contd) CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 74 Training Scenarios for New CCNA Curricula Existing Instructor

New Instructor Log into Academy Connection Select Academy Course Materials Attend scheduled training at Training Center Select ICG for course Complete course exam and skills exam Review Instructor Reference Guide Existing instructors will automatically be enabled to offer the new CCNA courses CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 75 Curriculum Prerequisites CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public

76 CCNA Discovery v4.0 Prerequisites Students (prereqs for enrollment) Instructors (prereqs for teaching) Networking for Home and Small Businesses Working at a Smallto-Medium Business or ISP Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise Designing and Supporting Computer Networks None but recommend that student have basic PC usage skills* CCNA 1 v3.1 OR

Networking for Home and Small Businesses OR Networking Fundamentals Working at a Small-toMedium Business or ISP Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise CCNA 2 v3.1 AND Orientation CCNA 2 v3.1 AND Orientation CCNA 3 v3.1 AND Orientation CCNA 4 v3.1 AND Orientation OR OR OR OR Networking for Home and Small Businesses AND

Orientation Working at a Small-toMedium Business or ISP AND Orientation Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise AND Orientation Designing and Supporting Computer Networks AND Orientation OR OR Accessing the WAN AND Orientation Accessing the WAN AND Orientation OR Accessing the WAN AND Orientation OR Accessing the WAN AND Orientation

* Student is typically attending a secondary school, technical school, or college CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 77 CCNA Exploration v4.0 Prerequisites for Enrollment Student Networking Fundamentals Routing Protocols and Concepts LAN Switching and Wireless Accessing the WAN None but recommend that students have advanced analytical and problem solving skills* CCNA 1 v3.1

CCNA 1 v3.1 CCNA 3 v3.1 OR OR OR Networking Fundamentals Networking Fundamentals OR OR Routing Protocols and Concepts AND LAN Switching and Wireless Networking for Home and Small Businesses AND Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP Networking for Home and Small Businesses AND

Working at a Small-toMedium Business or ISP * Student is typically attending a postsecondary institution, such as a technical school, college, or university CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 78 CCNA Exploration v4.0 Prerequisites for Teaching Instructors CCNA rev5 Networking Fundamentals Routing Protocols and Concepts LAN Switching and Wireless Accessing the WAN CCNA 2 v3.1 AND Orientation

CCNA 2 v3.1 AND Orientation CCNA 3 v3.1 AND Orientation CCNA 4 v3.1 AND Orientation OR OR OR OR Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP AND Orientation Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise AND Orientation Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise AND Orientation Designing and

Supporting Computer Networks AND Orientation OR OR OR OR Networking Fundamentals AND Orientation Routing Protocols and Concepts AND Orientation LAN Switching and Wireless AND Orientation Accessing the WAN AND Orientation 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 79 Adoption &

Migration CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 80 Tools Available to You Currently Available Product demos At-A-Glance Job framework information Curriculum Selection Guidelines Presentations FAQs New CCNA Video Datasheets Scope and Sequence documents Detailed equipment list CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Cisco Public 81 CCNA Discovery and CCNA Exploration Migration Institutions midway through delivering CCNA v3.1 should continue with the CCNA v3.1 curriculum until completion Countries with translated versions of CCNA v3.1 courses can wait until a translated version of the new CCNA curricula is available, or adopt the English version No immediate plans to retire the CCNA v3.1 curriculum. An EOL plan will be communicated by the end of September 2007 CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 82 CCNA Discovery and CCNA Exploration Translation Strategy Deliver cost-effective, timely curricula in prioritized languages Partnership model between corporate, field, and partners Share costs

Drive prioritization Clear quality control process Protect Cisco brand Leverage partnership involvement CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 83 CCNA Products Designed for Translation Text expansion allowance Language translation toggle Graphical and GUI text is stored separately, then automatically pulled into GUI from English and local text files Content reviewed globally by instructors with technical and English experience Old GUI CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. New GUI Cisco Public 84 Cisco Networking Academy

Criteria Category Translation Framework Globally Strategic Regionally Strategic Locally Strategic Led by Cisco corporate Led by Cisco field or partner Led by Cisco field or High Networking Academy market potential High demand for skilled people (IDC) Alignment with cert priorities Languages NetAcad global alignment CCNA rev5

6 UN languages: Arabic, English, French, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Moderate Networking Academy market potential Moderate demand for skilled people Alignment with certification priorities and partner goals Networking Academy theatre alignment Prioritized installed base + theatre priorities Examples: Br. Portuguese, German, Japanese, Polish Cisco Public partner Networking Academy country alignment Alignment with partner goals Examples: Hungarian Slovak

85 Translation Roadmap CCNA Discovery & CCNA Exploration (first two courses) Translated to S. Chinese, Arabic, French, Spanish Russian will be translated to CCNA Discovery only Estimated availability by June 2008 Plan for current CCNA v3.1 installed base languages Arabic, French, Spanish: Covered by UN languages Br. Portuguese, German, Hungarian, Japanese, Polish Plan to be communicated by October 2007 CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 86

New CCNA Curricula and Certification Timeline General Availability New CCNA Curricula Announcements Nov 2005 Apr 2007 CCNA Discovery 2 courses CCNA Exploration 2 courses (English Versions) May 2007 Small Market Trials June 2007 July 2007 New CCNA & New CCENT Certification Announced at National Education Curriculum Conference General Availability CCNA Discovery final 2 courses

CCNA Exploration final 2 courses (English Versions) Aug 2007 Sept 2007 Nov/Dec 2007 New Certification Exams Aug 15 Publicly Announce d June 25 CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 87 CCNA Discovery Scope & Sequence CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Cisco Public 88 CCNA Discovery Course Sequence CCNA Discovery Networking for Home and Small Businesses Course Objectives Working at a Small-toMedium Business or ISP Chapter Outlines Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise Designing and Supporting Computer Networks CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 89 CCNA Discovery: Networking for Home and Small Businesses - Course Objectives Set up a personal computer system, interface cards, and peripheral devices

Plan and install a home or small business network and connect it to the Internet Verify and troubleshoot network and Internet connectivity Share resources (files and printers) among multiple computers Recognize and mitigate security threats to the home network Configure and verify common Internet applications Configure basic IP services through a GUI interface CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 90 CCNA Discovery: Working at a Small-toMedium Business or ISP - Course Objectives Describe the structure of the Internet and how communication occurs between hosts Install, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco IOS devices for Internet and server connectivity Plan a basic wired infrastructure to support network traffic Configure a server to share resources and provide common Web services Implement basic WAN connectivity using Telco services Demonstrate proper disaster recovery procedures and perform server backups Monitor network performance and isolate failures Troubleshoot problems using an organized, layered procedure Describe the OSI model and the process of encapsulation CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public

91 CCNA Discovery: Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise - Course Objectives Implement a LAN for an approved network design Configure a switch with VLANs and inter-switch communication Implement access lists to permit or deny specified traffic Configure a routing protocol on Cisco devices Implement WAN links Perform LAN, WAN, and VLAN troubleshooting using a structured methodology and the OSI model CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 92 CCNA Discovery: Designing and Supporting Computer Networks - Course Objectives Gather customer requirements Design a simple Internetwork using Cisco technology Design an IP addressing scheme to meet LAN requirements Create an equipment list to meet LAN design requirements Create and present a proposal to a customer Install and configure a prototype Internetwork Obtain and upgrade IOS in Cisco devices CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Cisco Public 93 CCNA Discovery Course Outline Ch Networking for Home and Small Businesses Working at a Small-toMedium Business or ISP Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise Designing and Supporting Computer Networks 1 Personal Computer Hardware The Internet and Its Uses Networking in the Enterprise Reviewing the Concepts of Network Design 2 Operating Systems

Help Desk Exploring the Enterprise Network Infrastructure Gathering Network Requirements 3 Connecting to the Network Planning a Network Upgrade Switching in an Enterprise Network Characterizing the Existing Network 4 Connecting to the Internet Through an ISP Planning the Addressing Structure Addressing in an Enterprise Network Estimating the Impact of Applications on a Network

Design 5 Network Addressing Configuring Network Devices Routing with a Link-State Protocol Creating the Network Design 6 Network Services Routing Implementing Enterprise WAN Links IP Addressing in the Network Design 7 Wireless Technologies ISP Services Filtering Traffic Using Access Control Lists

Prototyping the Network Design 8 Basic Security ISP Responsibility Troubleshooting an Enterprise Network Presenting and Implementing the Network Design 9 Troubleshooting Your Network CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 94 CCNA Discovery Soft Skills Highlighted Networking for Home and Small Businesses Chapters 3, 9 Communications Skills Active listening with customers

Describing technical concepts to non-technical users Basic Troubleshooting Skills Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP Chapters 2, 8 Communications Skills Active listening with customers Effectively handling frustrated users Advanced Troubleshooting Skills Problem escalation Documentation Skills Use of Help Desk Provide status and resolution Documentation Skills Time Management Skills Professionalism and Teamwork Skills CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 95 CCNA Discovery Server CCNA rev5

2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 96 CCNA Discovery Server Discovery Server is software that provides network services in an isolated lab environment, disconnected from the Internet Offers great flexibility to enrich the learning experience Discovery Server provides the following network services: DNS Web Server FTP Telnet SSH DHCP Discovery Server is not required. It is an optional configuration that can be used in some labs It does not require any additional equipment Discovery Server software and detailed instructions/FAQ are available for download on Academy Connection Tools page CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 97 Example of Network Services

CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 98 Lab Activities The course includes lab activities that allow students to visualize and have hands-on experience with the network services introduced in the course CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 99 How do I get Discovery Server? The Discovery Server is available for download from any CCNA Discovery

course tools page on Academy Connection CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 100 CCNA Exploration Scope & Sequence CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 101 CCNA Exploration CCNA Exploration Network Fundamentals Routing Protocols and Concepts Course Objectives Chapter Outlines

LAN Switching and Wireless Accessing the WAN CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 102 CCNA Exploration: Network Fundamentals Course Objectives Explain the importance of data networks and the Internet as a platform to support business communications and everyday tasks Explain how communication occurs in data networks and the Internet Describe the devices and services that support communication across an Internetwork Use network protocol models to explain the layers of communications that occur in data networks Explain the role of protocols in data network communications Describe the importance of addressing and naming schemes at various layers of data networks Describe the protocols and services provided by the application layer in the OSI model and describe how this layer operates in simple networks Analyze the operations and features of the OSI model transport layer protocols and services CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Cisco Public 103 CCNA Exploration Course Objectives (Continued) Analyze the operations and feature of the OSI model network layer protocols and services and explain the fundamental concepts of routing Design, calculate, and apply an appropriate addressing scheme to fulfill given requirements Describe the operation of protocols at the OSI data link layer and how they support communications Explain the role of physical layer protocols and services in supporting communications across data networks Explain fundamental Ethernet concepts, media, services, and operation Employ basic cabling and network designs to connect devices for a given network requirement Build a simple Ethernet network using routers and switches Use Cisco CLI commands to perform basic router and switch configuration and verification CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 104 CCNA Exploration: Routing Protocols and Concepts - Course Objectives Describe the purpose, nature, and operations of a router Explain the critical role that routers play in enabling communication across multiple networks

Describe the purpose and nature of routing tables Explain how a router determines a path and switches packets Configure and verify router interfaces Describe the purpose and procedure for configuring static routes Describe the role of dynamic routing protocols and place these protocols in the context of modern network design Describe how metrics are used by routing protocols and Identify the metric types used by dynamic routing protocols Identify the characteristics of distance vector routing protocols Describe the network discovery process of distance vector routing protocols using Routing Information Protocol (RIP) Describe the functions, characteristics, and operation of RIPv1 CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 105 CCNA Exploration Course Objectives (Continued) Compare and contrast classful and classless IP addressing Describe classful and classless routing behavior in routed networks Design and implement a classless IP addressing scheme for a given network Demonstrate comprehensive RIPv1 configuration skills Apply basic RIPv2 configuration commands and evaluate classless routing updates Describe the main features and operation of the Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) Use advanced configuration commands with routers implementing EIGRP Describe the basis features and concepts of link-state routing protocols Describe the purpose, nature, and operation of OSPF

CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 106 CCNA Exploration: LAN Switching and Wireless - Course Objectives Identify and correct common network problems at layers 1, 2, 3, and 7 using a layered model approach Interpret network diagrams Select the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect switches to other network devices and hosts Explain the technology and media access control method for Ethernet networks Explain basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches Perform and verify initial switch configuration tasks including remote access management Describe enhanced switching technologies such as VLANs, VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP), Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), Per VLAN Spanning Tree Protocol (PVSTP), and 802.1q Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and how routing occurs between them Configure, verify, and troubleshoot VLANs, trunking on Cisco switches, interVLAN routing, VTP, and RSTP Interpret the output of various show and debug commands to verify the operational status of a Cisco switched network CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 107

CCNA Exploration Course Objectives (Continued) Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities such as ping, traceroute, Telnet, Secure Shell (SSH), Address Resolution Protocol (ARP), and ipconfig, as well as the show and debug commands. Identify, prescribe, and resolve common switched network media issues, configuration issues, autonegotiation, and switch hardware failures Manage Cisco IOS Software Manage Cisco IOS configuration files (save, edit, upgrade, and restore) Describe standards associated with wireless media, such as ( IEEE WI-FI Alliance, ITU/FCC) standards Identify and describe the purpose of the components in a small wireless network, such as Service Set Identification (SSID), Basic Service Set (BSS), and Extended Service Set (ESS) Identify basic configuration parameters on a wireless network to ensure that devices connect to the correct access points Compare and contrast Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) security features and capabilities of open, Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), and WPA-1/2 networks Describe common wireless-network implementation issues such as interference and misconfiguration CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 108 CCNA Exploration: Accessing the WAN Course Objectives Describe the impact of Voice Over IP and Video Over IP applications on a network Identify and correct common network problems at layers 1, 2, 3, and 7 using a layered model approach Interpret network diagrams Describe the components required for network and Internet communications

Implement basic switch security measures such as port security, trunk access, and management VLANs Explain the operation and benefits of using DHCP and DNS Configure, verify, and troubleshoot DHCP and DNS operations on a router Describe current network security threats and explain how to implement a comprehensive security policy to mitigate common threats to network devices, hosts, and applications Describe the functions of common security appliances and applications Describe recommended security practices to secure network devices CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 109 CCNA Exploration Course Objectives (Continued) Describe the purpose and types of access control lists (ACLs) Configure and apply ACLs based on network filtering requirements Configure and apply an ACLs to limit Telnet and SSH access to the router using the Security Device Manager command-line interface (SDM/CLI) Verify, monitor, and troubleshoot ACLs in a network environment Explain the basic operation of Network Address Translation (NAT) Configure NAT for given network requirements using SDM/CLI Troubleshoot NAT issues Describe different methods for connecting to a WAN Configure and verify a basic WAN serial connection Configure and verify a Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) connection between Cisco routers Configure and verify Frame Relay on Cisco routers Troubleshoot WAN implementation issues Describe the importance, benefits, role, impact, and components of VPN

technology CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 110 CCNA Exploration Course Outline LAN Switching and Wireless Network Fundamentals Routing Protocols and Concepts 1 Living in a Network-Centric World Introduction to Routing and Packet Forwarding LAN Design Services in a Converged WAN 2 Communicating over the Internet

Static Routing Configure a Switch PPP 3 Application Layer Functionality and Protocols Introduction to Dynamic Routing Protocols VLANS Frame Relay 4 OSI Transport Layer Distance Vector Routing Protocols Implement VTP Enterprise Network Security 5 OSI Network Layer RIP version 1

Implementing Spanning Tree Protocols Access Control Lists (ACLs) 6 Addressing the Network - IPv4 VLSM and CIDR Implementing Inter-VLAN Routing Providing Teleworker Services 7 Data Link Layer RIPv2 Configuring a Wireless Router Implementing IP Addressing Services 8 OSI Physical Layer

The Routing Table: A Closer Look 9 Ethernet EIGRP 10 Planning and Cabling Your Network Link-State Routing Protocols 11 Configuring and Testing Your Network OSPF Ch CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Accessing the WAN Troubleshooting Enterprise

Networks 111 CCNA Exploration: Flexibility in Course Sequence Network Fundamentals Network Fundamentals Routing Protocols and Concepts LAN Switching and Wireless LAN Switching and Wireless Routing Protocols and Concepts Accessing the WAN Accessing the WAN Network Fundamentals Routing Protocols and Concepts LAN Switching and Wireless

Accessing the WAN CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 112 CCNA Exploration Eagle Server CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 113 CCNA Eagle Server Eagle Server is software that provides network services and applications in an isolated lab environment, disconnected from the Internet Offers great flexibility to enrich the learning experience Eagle Server provides the following network services and applications: DNS Web Server FTP TFTP SSH Instant Messaging Wiki Server

Email Eagle Server is required to complete most of the labs It does not require any additional equipment Eagle Server software and detailed instructions/FAQ are available for download on Academy Connection Tools page CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 114 Top Down Approach Following a top down approach to teaching Networking, CCNA Exploration introduces application and application services very early in the course The course explains the role and nature of the main application protocols and their relation to protocols and services provided to them by the lower layers of the network CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Cisco Public 115 Lab Activities and Packet Tracer Activities The course includes an important number of lab and Packet Tracer Activities that allow students to visualize and have hands-on experience with the application protocols and services introduced in the course CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 116 Eagle Server Eagle Server includes Instant Messaging Wiki Server Domain Name Server Email The graph illustrates the topology used

throughout the Network Fundamentals course. Web Server FTP TFTP SSH The Eagle Server is a tool provided by Cisco that includes the set of application services and protocols used in the lab activities CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 117 How do I get Eagle Server? The Eagle Server is available for download from the CCNA Exploration: Network Fundamentals tools page in Academy Connection CCNA rev5

2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 118 Eagle Server images and documentation The Tools page contains the Eagle server images as well as detailed instructions and FAQs on how to install and use the tool CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 119 Equipment CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 120

CCNA Discovery and CCNA Exploration Equipment The minimum required equipment bundle is the same for CCNA Discovery and CCNA Exploration. The equipment list has been reduced from current CCNA requirements due to the enhanced simulation tools and flexibility that are built into the new curricula A best practice guide on utilizing different equipment and classroom management scenarios will be published prior to product availability Equipment required for current Academies migrating to new curricula: 2 Linksys wireless routers (Linksys WRT300N is preferred; 54G is an alternative) or SOHO equivalent CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 121 New Academy Equipment New Academy adopting CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration: Minimum required equipment bundle: 3 Cisco 1841 routers with Base IP IOS, 128 MB DRAM, 32 MB Flash 3 2960 switches 2 Linksys wireless routers (Linksys 300N is preferred, but 54G is an alternative) or SOHO equivalent Serial cables New Academy adopting only CCNA Discovery:

Minimum required equipment bundle: 3 Cisco 1841 routers with Base IP IOS, 128 MB DRAM, 32 MB Flash 3 four-port Ethernet Switch Interface Cards for the 1841 Routers 2 Linksys wireless routers (Linksys WRT300N is preferred, but 54G is an alternative) or SOHO equivalent In addition, a typical lab configuration includes the following: 1 local Web server to host curriculum 3 desktop PCs Ethernet cables Cable-making and cable-testing equipment CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 122 PC Requirements 1 Lab PC with Microsoft Windows 2000 server 2 Lab PCs or laptops (Win 2000 or Windows XP) CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 123

PC Requirements - Recommended Current New CPU Intel Pentium III or higher processor Intel Pentium III 500 MHz or equivalent/higher processor Operating System* Windows 2000 or Windows XP Microsoft Windows XP RAM 128 MB Installed RAM 256 MB or better Storage 100 MB of free disk space Screen Resolution 1024 x 768 Resolution Browsers

Netscape 7.0x and 7.1, Internet Explorer 6.0 or 5.5 SP 2 Flash Macromedia Flash Player 7.0 or higher Drivers Other 1024x768 Macromedia Flash Player 7.0 or higher Language fonts supporting Unicode encoding (for languages other than English) Mouse, speakers, headphones, and sound card Latest video card drivers and operating system updates Sound Card and Speakers Wireless Network Adapters Note: Current version of Packet Tracer does not run in Native mode in MacOS or Linux. Windows Emulators are required CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 124

CCNA Discovery: Networking for Home and Small Businesses - Lab Topology The 1841 Router simulates only the ISP connectivity, no student configuration of the 1841. Topology represents an ISP, with a small office and a home office customer. Multiple pods will be connected serially using the serial ports on the 1841. Recommended six students per pod. CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 125 CCNA Discovery: Networking at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP - Lab Topology Students will configure RIPv2 routing in a threerouter topology. There is no specific configuration of the 2960 switches, other than basic setup. Topology will be reconfigured during the course.

Recommended six to eight students per pod CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 126 CCNA Discovery: Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise and Designing and Supporting Computer Networks - Lab Topology (Preliminary) Same pod for: Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise and Designing and Supporting Computer Networks It represents a main enterprise site and two branch offices. Recommended eight students per pod CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public

127 CCNA Exploration: Network Fundamentals Lab Topology CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 128 CCNA Exploration: Routing Protocols and Concepts - Lab Topology CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 129 CCNA Exploration: LAN Switching and Wireless - Lab Topology (Preliminary) CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 130

CCNA Exploration: Accessing the WAN Lab Topology (Preliminary) CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 131 CCNA rev5 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 132

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