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Course: Routing Configuration & Router Administration for Cisco CCNA

Routing Configuration & Router Administration for Cisco CCNA

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About this Course

This course is over 10 hours in length and will cover everything from connecting to a router, configuring administrative tasks on the router, learning the routers internal components such as RAM, ROM, NVRAM and FLASH; learning how to manipulate the Registers on the router, backing up configurations, using the CDP protocol, and all aspects of Static, Default and Dynamic routing.

DISCLAIMER: Please note that the simulators/emulators used in this course are not part of the course. It is the students responsibility to have these to practice with. The Cisco Packet Tracer and/or VIRAL (Virtual Internet Routing Lab) are Cisco proprietary software and can only be obtained through Cisco. It is up to each student to obtain the simulator/emulator of their choice to study along with this course. 

Students will get a thorough understanding of how the routing process actually works and they will also learn how to configure all internetworking components using the Cisco Packet Tracer (link attached for download), look for it under external .

Students will also be configuring RIPv2, EIGRP and OSPF and understand how to manipulate each routing protocols attributes to meet the requirements of the network.

This is a lecture based course using the Touch-IT Technology Smart board, which will make learning very interactive and engaging

Hands on labs will be used to drill down the concepts learned in each lecture using the Cisco's Packet Tracer.

My method will make you feel like you are sitting in a classroom environment and give you the most needed hands on experience!

Handouts will be available to facilitate learning and practice.

This course is designed to help the student become comfortable with the routing concepts and router administration…but it will also help in preparing them for any networking certification or Computer Science Degree; not to mention the fact, that for those already in the field, it will further

improve routing decisions in their particular networks.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for anyone that is preparing for a network certification or Computer Science Degree. However, it does go beyond that, it is also intended for those Networking and/or IT Professionals that are already in the field and need a better understanding of routing
Basic knowledge
  • A good understanding of networks
  • The Cisco Packet Tracer or similar simulator
  • A desire to absorb the information to be able to apply it in a test environment or in a real world scenario
What you will learn
  • Once you finish my course, you will have a strong grasp on the concepts of which routing method to use in different networking environments. You will be able to configure any of the routing methods discussed and tweak each protocols attributes to make routing more efficient. You will learn how combine the two methods of routing to create backup routes if needed. You will also gain the knowledge on how to do administrative task on the router
  • The understanding of routing is an essential element for any Networking and/or IT Professional. This course will prepare the student for any networking certification such as N+, CCNA, MCSE to include any Computer Science Degree
  • Routing is an essential part of any network in order to communicate and transmit information. Mastering this knowledge will make the student, the Networking and/or IT Professional a much more valuable asset in any Network or IT environment
Curriculum
Number of Lecture: 41
Total Duration: 14:22:11
Introduction to the Routing Course
  • Topics Covered in this Course  

    In this lecture, I will be discussing the topics covered in the CCNA 200-125 Routing Course


The Process of Routing
  • Understanding the Routing Process  

    In this lecture, I will be explaining how a packet gets from source to destination network. I will also be explaining how ARP plays a part in this process using Ethernet networks.


  • Default Routing  

    In this lecture, I will be explaining what the purpose of Static Default routing and the different ways of configuring it. We will be creating a lab, so you can gain the understanding of the concepts.


  • Static Routing  

    In this lecture, I will be explaining what static routes are, how to configure them and how to use static routes in combination with dynamic routing protocols by changing their administrative distance.


Dynamic Routing with RIPv2
  • Dynamic Routing VS. Static Routing  

    In this lecture I will be explaining the differences of Dynamic Routing and Static Routing and its advantages and disadvantages.


  • The RIPv2 Routing Protocol  

    In this lecture I will be discussing, the many attributes the RIPv2 has and the many ways we can configure RIPv2 in our network. I will also give you a better understanding of 15 hop count limitation.


  • Configuring RIPv2 Basics  

    In this lecture, we will be configuring RIPv2 with just the basics, so we can get connectivity across the network.

  • Configuring Default Information Sub-Command in RIPv2  

    In this lecture, we will be configuring an actual static route and advertise it using RIPv2, that way all routers know which way to go to get outside their own routing domain.


  • Tweaking the Timers in RIPv2  

    In this lecture, we will be changing the default timers the RIPv2 uses, update, Invalid, hold down and Flush timers and why we would do that.


  • Passive-Interface Command with RIPv2  

    In this lecture, I will be explaining how to use the passive interface command and the problems it may cause.


  • RIPv2 Static Routes as Backup  

    In this lecture, we will be configuring Default Routes, Static Routes and RIPv2 and see how they can work together.


  • RIPng Basics  

    In this lecture, we will simply configure RIPng to an existing network and have a dual stack situation.


Dynamic Routing With EIGRP
  • Understanding the Basics of EIGRP  

    In this lecture, we will gain an understanding of the basics of EIGRP just to get connectivity.


  • Getting Deep with EIGRP  

    In this lecture, we will look at the more advanced commands for EIGRP, that would allow us to tweak EIGRP to be more efficient on our network.


  • Configuring EIGRP with the Variance Command  

    In this lecture, we will be configuring EIGRP using the variance command to load balance across all links.


  • Configuring the Passive-Interface with EIGRP  

    In this lecture, we will configure the passive interface command and see what the difference between RIPv2 and EIGRP.

  • Configuring Maximum paths in EIGRP  

    In this lecture, we will see how we can change the default number of paths EIGRP can travel, to its maximum value.

  • Changing the Bandwidth on Interfaces  

    In this lecture, we will change the bandwidth on the interfaces to manipulate the path of the packet.


Introduction to Routing
  • Introduction to CCNA 200-120 Certification  

    In this lecture I will explain as to what questions will be encountered in the CCNA certification and the hands on labs you will need to configure. Also explain which exam to take, better to take one exam instead of two, and discuss which exam to take the 200-120.


  • Using the Packet Tracer Simulator  

    In this lecture you get familiarized with the Cisco Packet Tracer Simulator. You will learn how to navigate through the Cisco packet tracer, learn how to connect different devices using the proper cabling and just an overall look on the features of how the packet tracer works.


  • Routers IOS and using the CLI  

    In this lecture you will learn about the Cisco IOS, the different types of routers fixed or modular. You learn how to connect to router using a console cable and use a terminal session to access the CLI. Also you will begin to learn the different prompts and commands you can type from that prompt.


  • Routers IOS and using the CLI Part2  

    In this lecture we continue with the router administration commands, that include lines, username, encryption etc.... You will also learn how to configure for SSH connectivity. 


  • Routers IOS and using the CLI Part3  

    In this lecture will finish with the administrative commands, will discuss the difference between DCE and DTE and finally learn how to backup our configurations to an FTP server.


  • Administering the Routers IOS Part1  

    In this lecture you will learn how work with the registry, how to view which registry setting your in and how you would interrupt the boot sequence if you needed to change the registry setting to bypass NVRAM to reset your password.


  • Administering the Routers IOS Part2  

    This lecture explains the real world procedure when booting into your router in 0x2142, and to reset your password. It will also show you how to restore your flash if it would be missing or corrupt, and discussion on the CDP protocol.


  • Administering the Routers IOS Part3  

    In this lecture will finish off with the CDP protocol, I will show you how to telnet into another router and learn how to configure host tables to be able to ping or telnet by using host-names.


Routing Basics
  • Difference between Routed and Routing Protocols  

    This lecture will explain the difference between what a routing protocol such as Ripv2, EIGRP or OSPF and a routed protocol such as IPv4 or IPv6 is.


  • What does the term Routing mean?  

    In this lecture we will talk about what does routing really mean and the different types of routing, Default, static or dynamic and how would you make a decision on which one to use.


  • The IP Routing Process  

    In this lecture you will learn what exactly happens when information travels from one network to a different network. Show examples of routing tables and how they learned those routes.


  • Static and Default Routing Part1  

    In this lecture we will start learning the Administrative Distances, configurations on static routes and default routes.


  • Static and Default Routing Part2  

    In this lecture we will create a 3 router lab from scratch and configure basic administration on the routers, then we will configure static routes and analyze what happens to the packet as we start configuring the routes and finally will add default routes to the stub routers and see what the routing table looks like. 


Dynamic Routing
  • The basics of Routing Protocols  

    In this lecture we will discuss the differences between RIPv2, EIGRP and OSPF. We will discuss also which routing protocol to use base on infrastructure you are working with an manufacturer of the router. We will look at the different variables that we must look at that will help us decide which routing protocol to use. 


  • Distance – Vector Routing Protocols  

    In this lecture we will discuss how distance vector routing protocols choose to route a packet and how to avoid routing loops using Split-horizon.


  • Routing Information Protocol (RIP)  

    In this lecture I will show you how to configure RIPv2 and explain to you what exactly is happening in the routing table.


  • Using Ripv2 and Static Routes Together  

    In this lecture we will configure static routes using a higher administrative distance than RIP. We will also configure RIP and RIPv2 and analyze the routing tables behavior and how we would fix it so we can have full connectivity through the use of the RIPv2 routing protocol.


Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  • Introduction to EIGRP  

    This lecture gives a look into EIGRP and its features to include the DUAL algorithm and the tables it creates.


  • Sec4Lec13P2a Introduction to EIGRP  

    In this lecture we will focus on the calculation of the Feasible Successor, Successor, and Feasible Distance calculation with in the topology and routing table. Also discuss how a route qualifies as a Feasible successor.


  • Sec4Lec13P2b Introduction to EIGRP  

    In this lecture will learn how to calculate the metric manually using the K values of Bandwidth and Delay.


  • Sec4Lec14 EIGRP Lab  

    In this lab I will show how to manipulate the path of a packet by making the bandwidth higher. We will use the packet tracer utility to analyze the path of the packet


Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Introduction to OSPF  

    In this lecture we discuss the features of OSPF, its configurations using wildcard masking and areas. We will focus on Designate Routers and Backup Designated Routers and how you can manipulate the election in OSPF to who will be the DR or BDR.


  • Configuring OSPF  

    In this lab we will create the Multi-Access environment where OSPF creates an election, and we will manipulate that election through the use of Loop back addresses, and Priority numbers analyzing as we go through each step.


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