Prepare for the CCNA Routing and Switching Certification
This learning path helps a networking professional prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA R&S) certification. To earn a CCNA R&S certification, one must pass two exams: ICND1 (100-105) and ICND2 (200-105). The courses in this learning path map to the topics for each exam. For more information on this certification, including additional learning resources, visit Cisco.com.
Understanding basic networking concepts, including routing and switching technologies.
Configure, verify, and troubleshoot LAN and WAN technologies.
Prepare for the CCNA Routing and Switching certification.
Study to pass the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) exam, Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (100-105), with this comprehensive test prep course.
4h 55m • COURSE
Cisco ICND2 Cert Prep: Switching with Russell Long
Prepare for the switching portion of the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) exam, as well as for real-world challenges you may see in your switching environment.
2h 20m • COURSE
Cisco ICND2 Cert Prep: Routing with Russell Long
Prepare for the Cisco ICND2 exam while you learn the basics of network routing, including dynamic routing protocols such as InterVLAN, OSPF, and EIGRP.
2h 30m • COURSE
Cisco ICND2 Cert Prep: WAN Technologies with Greg Sowell
Prepare for the Cisco ICND2 exam—one of two qualifying exams for the CCNA Routing and Switching certification—while you learn the basics of wide area network (WAN) technologies.
46m 26s • COURSE
Cisco ICND2 Cert Prep: Infrastructure Services with Russell Long
Prepare for the infrastructure services portion of the Cisco ICND2 exam. Learn about the Hot Standby Routing Protocol (HSRP), cloud resources, access control lists, and more.
2h 8m • COURSE
Cisco ICND2 Cert Prep: Infrastructure Maintenance with Greg Sowell
Prepare for the infrastructure maintenance portion of the Cisco ICND2 exam. Review the basics of SNMP and IP SLA, learn how to troubleshoot basic Layer 3 issues, and more.
44m 13s • COURSE
You'll learn Cisco networking skills with these experts.
Timothy Pintello is a computer science professor at Daytona State College and a former system administrator.
Timothy is an associate professor and assistant chair of networking at the School of Computer Science at Daytona State College. He is also the author of the networking textbook Introduction to Networking with Network+. Prior to becoming a college professor, he worked in the telecommunications industry as first a network support specialist, then an IT analyst, and finally as a systems administrator. In his spare time, he enjoys scuba diving and underwater photography.
Greg Sowell provides networking advice to datacenters, banks, municipalities, ISPs, and even NBA franchises.
Greg has been routing globally for over a decade. He has worked and consulted for datacenter groups, banking institutions, municipalities, VoIP providers, ISPs, WISPs, MSPs, and even NBA franchises. He studied computer science in college, but the builder in Greg led him to networking. He holds certifications from Cisco in security, VoIP, and routing/switching, including CCIE candidate status. Greg runs his own networking/project blog, GregSowell.com, and organizes a regular podcast called TheBrothersWISP, which focuses on the wireless ISP industry. He has also been featured on the cover of the Circuits section of the New York Times and in several other publications, and speaks regularly at networking conferences. A lifelong maker, Greg is obsessed with LEDs and microcontrollers, and enjoys building light suits. A man of many talents, Greg enjoys hacking, and learning anything he can get his hands on.
Todd Lammle, certified in almost every Cisco category, is an authority on Cisco networking and certification.
Todd's three decades of real-world experience is prevalent in his writing. He is an experienced networking engineer with practical experience working on the largest bounded and unbounded networks in the world at companies such as Xerox, Hughes Aircraft, Texaco, AAA, Cisco, and Toshiba. Todd has published over 60 books, including the best-selling CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate Study Guide and Cisco Firepower NGIPS. Todd runs an international training company from Texas, and a large-scale consulting business out of Colorado. You can reach him through his forum and blog at www.lammle.com/ccna.
Russell Long is a technical instructor specializing in system administration, VMware, and Cisco technologies.
Russell is a troubleshooter at heart. This started early on when his computer required upgrades and maintenance to play his favorite video games. His passion was later turned into a career repairing PCs, working with server administration, and building networks. His 16 years of professional and enterprise IT experience includes positions ranging from a layer-one splicing technician to a data center administrator. In his spare time Russell can be found gaming or in the local comic shop. All together Russell holds 10 active IT certifications in Cisco, VMware, and CompTIA.
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