Cisco ENCOR (350-401) for CCNP Enterprise

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Cisco ENCOR (350-401) for CCNP Enterprise

Author: Ben Piper

These courses cover the skills needed to implement Cisco Enterprise networks. They cover the fundamentals for dual stack (IPv4 and IPv6) architecture as well as virtualization,... Read more

What you will learn

  • Basic networking and IP fundamentals
  • Implementing OSPF and EIGRP
  • Implementing BGP and Path Control
  • Implementing NAT and security
  • Implementing VLANs and trunking
  • Implementing Spanning Tree Protocols and EtherChannels
  • Implementing First Hop Redundancy Protocols
  • Troubleshooting Layer 2 issues
  • Troubleshooting OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, and GRE
  • Troubleshooting IP Services
  • Implementing 802.11 Wireless
  • Network design
  • Implementing basic automation
  • SDN fundamentals
  • Programmability fundamentals
  • Quality of Service

Pre-requisites

Viewers should have experience working with Cisco enterprise networking solutions. They should have knowledge equivalent to the Cisco CCNA certification.

[MORE COURSES COMING TO BE ADDED AS COMPLETED] Cisco ENCOR (350-401) for CCNP Enteprise

These courses cover the skills needed to implement Cisco Enterprise networks. They cover the fundamentals for dual stack (IPv4 and IPv6) architecture as well as virtualization, infrastructure, network assurance, security, and automation. By the end of this path, you’ll be confident in your abilities toimplement Cisco Enterprise networks.

In addition, these courses align with the objectives in the Cisco ENCOR (350-401) exam and will help you prepare for the certification. The ENCOR exam is the required core exam for CCNP Enterprise certification.

Final Course List

  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Basic Networking and IP Fundamentals
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Implementing OSPF
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Implementing EIGRP
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: BGP and Path Control
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: NAT and Security
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: VLANs & Trunking
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Spanning Tree Protocols and EtherChannels
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: First Hop Redundancy Protocols
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Infrastructure Security
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Layer 2 Troubleshooting
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Troubleshooting OSPF and EIGRP for IPv4
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Troubleshooting OSPF and EIGRP for IPv6
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Troubleshooting BGP and GRE Tunnels
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Troubleshooting IP Services
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: 802.11 Wireless
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Design
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Automation and SDN
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Programmability
  • Cisco Enterprise Networks: Quality of Service

Cisco Enterprise Networks: Basic Networking and IP Fundamentals

by Ben Piper

Mar 6, 2020 / 1h 45m

1h 45m

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When it comes to networking, nothing is more important than mastering the fundamentals. In this course, Cisco Enterprise Networks: Basic Networking and IP Fundamentals, you’ll gain the foundational IP routing concepts and skills you’ll need to design, configure, and troubleshoot a Cisco enterprise network. First, you'll learn IPv4 addressing and subnetting. Next, you'll discover IPv6 addressing and dynamic routing. Finally, you'll explore TCP and UDP operations. When you're finished with this course, you’ll have a solid grasp of IPv4 and IPv6 fundamentals, and you’ll be ready to move on to more advanced networking topics.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. IPv4 Addressing and Subnetting
  3. Understanding IPv6
  4. TCP and UDP Operations

Cisco Enterprise Networks: Implementing OSPF

by Ben Piper

Feb 26, 2020 / 2h 16m

2h 16m

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OSPF was designed expressly for IP networks. In this course, Cisco Enterprise Networks: Implementing OSPF, you’ll learn to master OSPF. First, you’ll learn how to securely configure OSPF for IPv4. Next, you’ll discover how to redistribute routes between OSPF and other routing protocols. Finally, you’ll understand how to configure OSPF for IPv6. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of OSPF needed to configure it anytime, anywhere.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Implementing OSPF
  3. Configuring OSPF for IPv4
  4. Route Redistribution
  5. Configuring OSPFv3 for IPv6

Cisco Enterprise Networks: Implementing EIGRP

by Ben Piper

Apr 29, 2020 / 2h 34m

2h 34m

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EIGRP is Cisco's proprietary interior gateway routing protocol. In this course, Cisco Enterprise Networks: Implementing EIGRP, you'll learn to configure and troubleshoot EIGRP. First, you'll explore EIGRP operations, including authentication and passive interfaces, discover route filtering and summarization, and understand how to perform mutual route redistribution with OSPF. Next, you'll learn how to modify metrics to manipulate traffic flow. Finally, you'll see how to configure EIGRP for IPv6. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of EIGRP needed for your CCNP certification.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introduction to EIGRP
  3. Configuring EIGRP for IPv4
  4. Route Redistribution: EIGRP, OSPF, and RIP
  5. Route Redistribution: Manipulating Traffic Flow
  6. Implementing EIGRPv6 for IPv6

Cisco Enterprise Networks: BGP and Path Control

by Ben Piper

Jul 28, 2020 / 2h 23m

2h 23m

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The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) doesn’t just run the internet. Many organizations run BGP internally, and if you want to connect an on-premises network to a public cloud provider, you must know BGP. In this course, Cisco Enterprise Networks: BGP and Path Control, you'll learn how to configure, tune, and troubleshoot BGP. First, you'll learn BGP concepts and configuration. Next, you'll discover path control and redistribution. After that, you'll learn about virtual private networks. Finally, you'll explore policy based routing. When you're finished with this course, you'll know how to configure BGP and how to redistribute between BGP and other routing protocols. Software required: IOS 15.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introduction to Path Control
  3. Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Concepts
  4. Static Routing
  5. Configuring Path Control for Dynamic Routing Protocols
  6. Understanding Virtual Private Network (VPN) Types
  7. Configuring Policy Based Routing (PBR)

Cisco Enterprise Networks: NAT and Security

by Ben Piper

Aug 28, 2020 / 1h 41m

1h 41m

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Network Address Translation (NAT) is ubiquitous, so you're going to have to configure and troubleshoot it sooner or later. In this course, Cisco Enterprise Networks: NAT and Security, you'll learn how to configure network address translation (NAT) and some key IOS security and monitoring features. First, you'll learn security features like ACLs, unicast reverse path forwarding, and router access control. Next, you'll discover logging and network monitoring tools including NetFlow and SNMP. Finally, you'll explore IPv4 network address translation or NAT. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to configure NAT and to monitor and secure your Cisco devices. Software required: Cisco IOS

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Device and Network Monitoring
  3. IOS Security
  4. Configuring Network Address Translation (NAT)

Cisco Enterprise Networks: VLANs and Trunking

by Ben Piper

Mar 31, 2020 / 2h 23m

2h 23m

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VLANs and trunks are the foundation of switched Ethernet networks. In this course, Cisco Enterprise Networks: VLANs and Trunking, you’ll learn the fundamental concepts and skills you’ll need to configure and troubleshoot VLANs and VLAN trunks. First, you'll learn about normal and voice VLANs and VLAN security. Next, you'll discover private VLANs and dynamic and unconditional VLAN trunks. Finally, you'll explore the VLAN trunking protocol (VTP). By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid grasp of VLAN and trunking fundamentals, and you’ll be ready to move on to more advanced layer-2 topics such as Spanning Tree and EtherChannels.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Normal and Voice VLANs
  3. Private VLANs
  4. Manual VLAN Trunking
  5. VLAN Trunking Protocol

Cisco Enterprise Networks: Spanning Tree Protocols and EtherChannels

by Ben Piper

Apr 16, 2020 / 2h 34m

2h 34m

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Spanning Tree protocols and EtherChannels exist in almost every layer 2 network. In this course, Cisco Enterprise Networks: Spanning Tree Protocols and EtherChannels, you'll learn how to configure and troubleshoot Spanning Tree protocols and EtherChannels. First, you'll learn Per-VLAN Spanning Tree. Next, you'll discover Rapid Spanning Tree. After that, you'll learn Multiple Spanning Tree. Finally, you'll explore EtherChannels. When you're finished with this course, you'll have a solid grasp of Spanning Tree and EtherChannels.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introduction to Inter-switch Connectivity
  3. Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST+)
  4. Rapid Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (RPVST+)
  5. Multiple Spanning Tree (MST)
  6. EtherChannels

Cisco Enterprise Networks: First Hop Redundancy Protocols

by Ben Piper

Jun 12, 2020 / 1h 52m

1h 52m

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For networks that require high availability, first-hop redundancy protocols are a must. In this course, Cisco Enterprise Networks: First Hop Redundancy Protocols, you’ll get hands-on experience learning first-hop redundancy protocols. First, you'll learn the Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP). Next, you'll discover the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) and Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP). Finally, you'll explore how to capture network traffic using Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) and Remote Switched Port Analyzer (RSPAN). By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid grasp of first-hop redundancy protocols.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
  3. Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
  4. Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
  5. Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN)
  6. Remote Switched Port Analyzer (RSPAN)

Cisco Enterprise Networks: Infrastructure Security

by Ben Piper

May 21, 2020 / 2h 3m

2h 3m

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Learning how to properly secure the network infrastructure on your Cisco device can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. In this course, Cisco Enterprise Networks: Infrastructure Security, you’ll master the ins and outs in no time. First, you'll explore DHCP snooping and IP source guard and how they work together to protect your network from hackers. Next, you'll discover how to use dynamic ARP inspection (DAI), port security, and storm control to keep hackers at bay. Finally, you'll learn about centralized authentication using RADIUS and TACACS+, and how to configure each of them. By the end of this course, you'll be able to secure your infrastructure, and you'll be one step closer to getting a great score on the CCNP ENCOR exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. DHCP Snooping and IP Source Guard
  3. Dynamic ARP Inspection
  4. Port-based Traffic Control
  5. TACACS+ and RADIUS

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