Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician Certification

Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician Certification

CCENT

For network beginners certification as a Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) is available. A CCENT has demonstrated the ability to be able to Support networks with Cisco routers and switches to smaller company locations and is able to independently carry out a basic configuration.

Cisco recommends the following course to prepare for the required exams:

ICND1 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1
Exam 100-101

The CCENT certification is valid for three years. A CCENT can deal with any examination of the Associate level or an examination of the Professional or Specialist level (exam number starts with 642) to recertify. Even the existence of any CCIE Theory exam leads to the automatic re-certification.

ICND1

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1

This course provides the skills to install, configure and troubleshoot a small Cisco network – are needed – for example, in a branch office of a larger company. This includes the basic configuration of switches and routers, the WAN connection and network security. Of course, the addressing with both IPv4 and IPv6 can not be missing. Practical exercises on a test network provide the necessary consolidation of knowledge. The contents of this course are the basis for the following certifications and be on the exam 100-101 (ICND1) tested: CCENT, CCNA Routing and Switching, CCNA Security, CCNA Wireless, CCNA Voice, CCNA Service Provider Operations and CCDA.

Course Content

• Essential components in networks and how they work
• The OSI reference model
• Ethernet basics and MAC addresses
• Switches: functioning, basic configuration, VLANs and Spanning Tree
• TCP / IP Fundamentals: Addressing, port numbers, DHCP and DNS
• addressing with both IPv4 and IPv6
• Router: basic configuration, use as a DHCP server, NAT and PAT
• basis of WAN technologies
• HDLC and PPP
• Static and Dynamic Routing
• OSPF: Architecture and Configuration
• Basic security measures for routers and switches
• Traffic Filtering with Access Control Lists (ACL)
• The Cisco IOS – Operation and Configuration