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CCNA/ICND Tutorial

Virtual Training Company's "CCNA/ICND" (Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices) will prepare you for the Cisco CCNA Certification test # 640-607. This tutorial is the basis for all Network Training. Your instructor, Bill Ferguson, will cover general networking knowledge, troubleshooting of networks, and the specific Cisco, IOS and CLI interface. You will also learn about the OSI Model and the uses of hubs, bridges and switches. Local Area Networks and Wide Area Networks are covered in depth and much more. Simply click one of the movie topics below to get started!

Introduction and Overview

Overview pt. 1
Overview pt. 2

The OSI Model

Development and Reason for Model
Overview of Layered Architecture
The Application Layer
The Presentation Layer
The Session Layer
The Transport Layer
The Network Layer
The Data Link Layer
The Physical Layer

Collision Domains vs. Broadcast Domains

Ethernet and CSMA/CD
Collision Domain Devices
Broadcast Domain Devices

Hubs, Bridges, Switches


The Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

Purpose of STP
Election of a Root Bridge
Bridge Protocol Data Units and Port States

Local Area Network Protocols

The TCP/IP Protocol Suite and Packet Terminology
IP Address Classes
IP Addressing
Subnet Masks and Anding
Variable Length Subnet Masks
Configuring IP Addresses on a Router Interface
IPX Addresses
Encapsulation of Packets
The Concept of a VLAN

Wide Area Network Protocols

The Concept of Frame Relay
Configuring Frame Relay
ISDN Defined
ISDN Reference Points
The Concept of Dial on Demand Routing
PPP Defined
Configuring and Testing PPP with CHAP Authentication
HDLC Encapsulation


Routing Defined
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Internet Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP) & (EIGRP)
Distance Vector vs. Link State
Configuring Distance Vector Routing Protocols
The Concept of Network Address Translation

The CDP Protocol

CDP Protocol Commands
Discovering Your Topology with CDP

LAN Design

Full Duplex vs. Half Duplex
Understanding CSMA/CD
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet

The Cisco IOS

Overview of the Cisco IOS
Boot System Configurations
Interpreting the IOS Image File
Backing Up the IOS Image

The Cisco Command Line Interface

Command Line Modes
Initial Setup and Configuration
Passwords Console and Secret
Passwords Virtual Terminal
Naming and Adding a Banner
Command History and Editing
Context Sensitive Help

Network Management Commands

Network Management Overview
Show Commands
Configuring Aliases
Using Notepad

Access Lists

The Concept of an Access List
How Access Lists are Used
Setting Up an Access List
How Access Lists are Applied


The Concept of Telnet
Using Telnet for Remote Administration

Taking and Passing the Cisco 640-607 Test

Preparation for the Test
The Day of the Test

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