Overview

Cisco Certified Network Associate

This exam tests your knowledge and skills related to:

  • Network fundamentals
  • Network access
  • IP connectivity
  • IP services
  • Security fundamentals
  • Automation and programmability

to prepare yourself:

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CCNA Study Materials

Exam Roadmap

  • Network fundementals (20%)
    • Explain the role and function of network components
    • Describe characteristics of network topology architectures
    • Compare physical interface and cabling types
    • Identify interface and cable issues (collisions, errors, mismatch duplex, and/or speed)
    • Compare TCP to UDP
    • Configure and verify IPv4 addressing and subnetting
    • Compare IPv6 address types
    • Verify IP parameters for Client OS (Windows, Mac OS, Linux
    • Describe wireless principles
    • Explain virtualization fundamentals (virtual machines)
    • Describe switching concepts
  • Network Access (20%)
    • Configure and verify VLANs (normal range) spanning multiple switches
    • Configure and verify interswitch connectivity
    • Configure and verify Layer 2 discovery protocols (Cisco Discovery Protocol and LLDP)
    • Configure and verify (Layer 2/Layer 3) EtherChannel (LACP)
    • Configure and verify (Layer 2/Layer 3) EtherChannel (LACP)
    • Compare Cisco Wireless Architectures and AP modes
    • Describe physical infrastructure connections of WLAN components (AP, WLC, access/trunk ports, and LAG)
    • Describe AP and WLC management access connections (Telnet, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, console, and TACACS+/RADIUS)
    • Configure the components of a wireless LAN access for client connectivity using GUI only such as WLAN creation, security settings, QoS profiles, and advanced WLAN settings
  • IP Connectivity (25%)
    • Interpret the components of routing table
    • Determine how a router makes a forwarding decision by default
    • Configure and verify IPv4 and IPv6 static routing
    • Configure and verify single area OSPFv
    • Describe the purpose of first hop redundancy protocol
  • IP Services (10%)
    • Configure and verify inside source NAT using static and pools
    • Configure and verify NTP operating in a client and server mode
    • Explain the role of DHCP and DNS within the network
    • Explain the function of SNMP in network operations
    • Describe the use of syslog features including facilities and levels
    • Configure and verify DHCP client and relay
    • Explain the forwarding per-hop behavior (PHB) for QoS such as classification, marking, queuing, congestion, policing, shaping
    • Configure network devices for remote access using SSH
    • Describe the capabilities and function of TFTP/FTP in the network
  • Security Fundamentals (15%)
    • Define key security concepts (threats, vulnerabilities, exploits, and mitigation techniques)
    • Describe security program elements (user awareness, training, and physical access control)
    • Configure device access control using local passwords
    • Describe security password policies elements, such as management, complexity, and password alternatives (multifactor authentication, certificates, and biometrics
    • Describe remote access and site-to-site VPNs
    • Configure and verify access control lists
    • Configure and verify access control lists
    • Differentiate authentication, authorization, and accounting concepts
    • Describe wireless security protocols (WPA, WPA2, and WPA3)
    • Configure WLAN using WPA2 PSK using the GUI
  • Automation and Programmability (10%)
    • Explain how automation impacts network management
    • Compare traditional networks with controller-based networking
    • Describe controller-based and software defined architectures (overlay, underlay, and fabric)
    • Compare traditional campus device management with Cisco DNA Center enabled device management
    • Compare traditional campus device management with Cisco DNA Center enabled device management
    • Recognize the capabilities of configuration management mechanisms Puppet, Chef, and Ansible
    • Interpret JSON encoded data

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