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Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

In the CCNP Routing & Switching program you will learn the necessary information needed to become an expert in Cisco technology, most specifically Cisco routing and switching. Upon completion, you will have an expertise in IP configuration, EIGRP, VLAN’s and trunking, LAN and WAN protocols as well as many other topics. The CCNP is one of Cisco’s highest ranking certifications and commands a substantial salary in the marketplace. Once you are CCNP certified, you will be qualified for a variety of networking related positions; including but not limited to, Network Engineer, System Administrator, LAN Engineer and many others. Having the CCNP certification will provide you with a valuable advantage in the marketplace to attain high paying IT positions in the networking sector of the technology field.

You will also be able to login via virtual machines to a live infrastructure and practice on live environments. Live Labs provide a true “hands-on” experience, right from the comfort of one’s home or office. You will have full access to a variety of preconfigured virtual exercises as well as the ability to practice without restriction on the lab equipment. In today’s world of complex IT systems and technologies it is essential that IT professionals are able to demonstrate how to use and understand vendor products and software. Using Live Labs allow students to develop their practical IT skills in a safe working environment without the need to invest in your own hardware and software. Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared for the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching Certification Exams 300-101 ROUTE, 300-115 SWITCH, and 300-135 TSHOOT. The registration fee for these exams are included with the program. This program is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive twelve (12) months to complete this program.

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Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) (Voucher Included) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES347

You Will Learn
  • Learn the fundamental and advanced usage of Cisco technology
  • Understand IP configuration, EIGRP, VLANs, and trunking
  • Master LAN and WAN protocol
  • Explore vendor products and software
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 12 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 260 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Become eligible for a variety of high-paying IT positions
  • Access a variety of preconfigured virtual exercises to practice without restriction on the lab equipment
  • Develop practical IT skills in a productive working environment without needing to invest in your own hard- or software
  • Be prepared for the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching Certification Exams 300-101 ROUTE, 300-115 SWITCH, and 300-135 TSHOOT
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) (Voucher Included) Outline
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Cisco 300-101 Part I

Begin the course by learning about Cisco 300-101. This section will focus on plan and design, EIGRP enhanced interior gateway routing protocols, and IPv6.

Cisco 300-101 Part II

Learn about OSPF, border gateway protocol BGP, and complete this section with a brief course review of what’s been covered so far.

Cisco 300-115 Part I

Dive into Cisco 300-115 by learning about plan and design, switch configuration, IP configuration, STP, and RTP.

Cisco 300-115 Part II

Continue your coverage of Cisco 300-115 by learning about routing, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, and complete this section with a course review.

Cisco 300-135 Part I

isco 300-135 Part I: Cover Cisco troubleshooting, troubleshooting switches, VLANs and trunking, spanning tree protocol, ether channels, inter-VLAN routing, switch security features, and first-hop redundancy protocols.

Cisco 300-135 Part II

Complete the course by learning about troubleshooting IPv4 and IPv4 addressing. Learn about IPv6 addressing and addressing technologies, troubleshooting GRE and basic routing tunnels, troubleshooting RIPv2 and RIPng, troubleshooting EIGRP, OSPF and OSPFv3, and more.

Program Details
Cisco 300-101
I.    Module 1: Plan and Design

            A.    Introduction
            B.    Review Routing Fundamentals
            C.    Review Route Selection
            D.    Review Switching Versus Routing
            E.    Review IP Subnetting
            F.    Review How to Subnet
            G.    Review IP Address Classes
II.    Module 2: EIGRP Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
            A.    Plan and Design ¬Part 1
            B.     Plan And Design¬ Part 2
            C.    EIGRP Config
            D.    Configuring RIPng
            E.    Building EIGRP Topology Table
            F.    EIGRP Stub Routing
            G.    EIGRP Summarization
            H.    EIGRP Load Balancing
            I.    Discovering Main EIGRP Configuration
            J.    Implementing EIGRP Through Name Config
            K.    Configure EIGRP Authentication
            L.    Configure Authentication for EIGRP Routes
III.    Module 3: IPv6
            A.    Introduction to IPv6¬ Part 1
            B.    Introduction to IPv6 ¬Part 2
            C.    IPv6 Addressing
            D.    Basic IPv6 Configuration
            E.    EIGRPF or IPv6
            F.    BGPF or IPv6
            G.    Configure and Optimize EIRGP For IPv6
IV.    Module 4: OSPF
            A.    Introduction to OSPF¬ Part 1
            B.    Introduction to OSPF ¬Part 2
            C.    Introduction to OSPF¬ Part 3
            D.    Basic OSPF Configuration Introduction
            E.    Configure OSPF
            F.    Building The Link State Database
            G.    OSPF Path Selection
            H.    OSPF Route Summarization
            I.    OSPF Stub Areas
            J.    Implement OSPF
            K.    Optimize OSPF
            L.    OSPF Authentication Configuration
            M.    Configure OSPFV3
            N.    Basic Redistribution
V.    Module 5: Border Gateway Protocol BGP
            A.    Introduction to BGP
            B.    BGP Specifics
            C.    Basic BGP
            D.    BGP Path Selection
            E.    Configure BGP Authentication
            F.    Configure BGP
VI.    Module 6: Course Review
            A.    Configure Basic EIGRP
            B.    Basic OSPF Configuration
            C.    Summary of ¬EIGRP¬ OSPF ¬IPv6¬BGP
            D.    Conclusion
VII.     Live Labs

Cisco 300-115
I.    Module 1: Plan and Design

            A.    Course and Instructor Introduction
            B.    Planning for Complex Network ¬Part 1
            C.    Planning for Complex Network¬ Part 2
            D.    Intro to Cisco Enterprise Architecture and CAM - Part 1
            E.    Intro to Cisco Enterprise Architecture and CAM - Part 2
            F.    Review Networking Topology
            G.    Review OSI Model
            H.    Review SLA
            I.    Network Discovery
            J.    NTP Explained
            K.    Network Security ¬Part 1
            L.    Network Security¬ Part 2
II.    Module 2: Switch Configuration
            A.    VLAN and Trunking ¬Part 1
            B.    VLAN and Trunking¬ Part 2
            C.    VTP Intro and Config
            D.    Ether Channel Configuration and Load Balancing
            E.    More Ether Channel Configuration
            F.    Port Security
            G.    Root Guard
            H.    Configuring MST
III.    Module 3: IP Configuration
            A.    DHCP Intro and Config ¬Part 1
            B.    DHCP Intro and Config¬ Part 2
            C.    IPV6 Intro and Config ¬Part 1
            D.    IPV6 Intro and Config¬ Part 2
            E.    Configure DHCP
            F.    Configure DHCPV6
            G.    Confiure IPSLA
            H.    NTP Configuration
            I.    Network Monitoring Using IPSLA
IV.    Module 4: STP and RTP
            A.    STP Intro and Config
            B.    Improve STP Config ¬Part 1
            C.    Improve STP Config¬ Part 2
            D.    Implement RSTP
            E.    Intro And Config MST
V.    Module 5: Routing
            A.    Config Routing Between VLANs with A Router
            B.    Routing On a Multi-Layer Switch
            C.    Routing with an External Router
            D.    Further Routing On Multilayer Switch
VI.    Module 6: HSRP, VRRP, GLBP
            A.    Configure and Tune HSRP
            B.    Configure HSRP with Load Balancing
            C.    HSRP for IPv6
            D.    Configure VRRP
            E.    Configure VRRP with Load Balancing
            F.    Implement GLBP
            G.    Configure GLBP
VII.    Module 07: Course Review
            A.    Designing Complex Networks
            B.    Review Demo CAM
            C.    Review Demo VLAN's and Trunking
            D.    Review Demo VTP Configure
            E.    Review Demo Ether Channel and Load Balancing
            F.    Review Demo RSTP
            G.    Review Demo Routing Between VLAN's with A Router
            H.    Review Demo
VIII.    Live Labs

Cisco 300-135
I.    Module 1: Introduction to Cisco Troubleshooting

            A.    Troubleshooting and Maintenance
            B.    IOS Troubleshooting Commands
            C.    Remote Data Gathering
            D.    Introduction to Graphical Troubleshooting Tools and Review
II.    Module 2: Troubleshooting Switches
            A.    Troubleshoot Catalyst Switches
            B.    Troubleshoot TCAM and Troubleshoot Error Disable
III.    Module 3: Troubleshooting VLANS and Trunking
            A.    ARP VLANS Trunking Troubleshooting VLANS and Trunks And Review
            B.    Trouble Ticket #1 VLANS
IV.    Module 4: Troubleshooting Spanning Tree Protocol, Ether Channel
            A.    Spanning Tree Protocol
            B.    STP Port Configuration
            C.    Ether Channel
            D.    Trouble Ticket #2 Trunking
V.    Module 5: Troubleshooting Inter¬VLAN Routing and Layer 3
            A.    Troubleshooting Inter¬VLAN Routing
            B.    Troubleshooting Layer 3 EtherChannel
VI.    Module 6: Troubleshooting Switch Security Features
            A.    Troubleshoot Switch Security - Part 1
            B.    Troubleshoot Switch Security - Part 2
            C.    Trouble Ticket 3 - Switch Security - Part 1
            D.    Trouble Ticket 3 - Switch Security - Part 2
VII.    Module 7: Troubleshooting First¬Hop Redundancy Protocols
            A.    HSRP
            B.    VRRP
            C.    Questions
            D.    Trouble Ticket
VIII.    Module 8: Troubleshooting IPv4 and IPv4 Addressing
            A.    IPv4 Addressing DHCPNAT - Part 1
            B.    IPv4 Addressing DHCPNAT - Part 2
            C.    Trouble Ticket 5
            D.    Trouble Ticket 6
IX.    Module 9: IPv6 Addressing and Addressing Technologies
            A.    IPv6 Addressing Options
X.    Module 10: Troubleshooting IPv4 and IPv6 ACLs and Prefix Lists
            A.    IPv4 ACLs
            B.    Prefixlists IPv6 ACLs
            C.    Trouble Ticket Access Control List 1
            D.    Trouble Ticket Access Control List 2
XI.    Module 11: Troubleshooting GRE and Basic Routing Tunnels
            A.    IPv4 Routing - Part 1
            B.    IPv4 Routing - Part 2
            C.    IPv6 Routing
            D.    GRE Tunnels
XII.    Module 12: Troubleshooting RIPv2 and RIPng
            A.    RIPv2
            B.    RIPng
XIII.    Module 13: Troubleshooting EIGRP
            A.    EIGRP
            B.    EIGRP for IPv6
            C.    Trouble Ticket 1
            D.    Trouble Ticket 2
XIV.    Module 14: OSPF and OSPFv3
            A.    OSPF Part 1
            B.    OSPF Part 2
            C.    OSPFv3
            D.    Trouble Ticket 1
            E.    Trouble Ticket 2
            F.    Trouble Ticket 3
XV.    Module 15: Troubleshooting Route Maps and Policy Based Routing
            A.    Route Maps and Policy Based Routing
XVI.    Module 16: Troubleshooting Redistribution
            A.    Verifying Redistribution Configuration
            B.    Troubleshooting Redistribution with Route Maps
XVII.    Module 17: Troubleshooting BGP
            A.    BGP Overview
            B.    BGP Configuration - Part 1
            C.    BGP Configuration - Part 2
            D.    Trouble Ticket 1
            E.    Trouble Ticket 2
XVIII.    Module 18: Troubleshooting Management Protocols and Tools
            A.    Troubleshooting Management Protocols and Tools
            B.    SPAN and RSPAN
XIX.    Module 19: Troubleshooting Management Access
            A.    Management Access Troubleshooting
            B.    Conclusion
XX.    Live Labs
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Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) (Voucher Included) Instructors
Rafiq Wayani

Rafiq Wayani has extensive experience including more than 20 years in IT as a Systems Architect, Software Engineer, DBA and Project Manager. He has instructed in a variety of technical areas, and has designed and implemented network and information systems. Bringing nearly 30 years of advanced IT experience to each course and adding his unique perspective and “real world” tips, Rafiq has a knack for making complex topics easy to understand. In addition to being an engaging IT and networking instructor, Rafiq has extensive experience as a Systems Architect, Software Engineer, Database Administrator, and Project Manager. Rafiq holds multiple professional IT certifications including Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, CCDP, Microsoft Solutions Developer, Systems Engineer, Application Developer, Database Administrator, Master Certified Netware Engineer, CompTIA A+, Microsoft certifications: MCP, MCSE, MCDBA, MCSD, and MCT. With his IT background and impressive list of credentials, Rafiq is proven and qualified to both teach and author courses on numerous IT topics including Microsoft, Linux, VMware, Active Directory, Oracle, SQL Server, .NET and many more.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) (Voucher Included) Requirements / Prerequisites

You will need a valid Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite to take the exams.

For CCNP certification requirements please click here.

This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows 2000 and later operating systems and any browsers.

There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection and e-mail account. We recommend that you use the latest version of the browser you choose.

The materials for this program are all available online.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) (Voucher Included) Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you’ll receive twelve (12) months to complete the program.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

No.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive exam vouchers for the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching Certification Exams 300-101 ROUTE, 300-115 SWITCH, and 300-135 TSHOOT after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes.

How can I get more information about this program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button above). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the “Contact Us” form to the right. You may also call us at 1-877-221-5151. We will answer your questions promptly.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Does this program prepare for a certification?

This program will prepare you for the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) exam and you will receive an exam voucher after successful completion of the program and financial obligation. For CCNP certification requirements please click here.

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