The 640-802 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) is the composite exam associated with the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) v1.0 and the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) v1.0 courses. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge andskills required to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network. The topics include connecting to a WAN; implementing network security; network types; network media; routing and switching fundamentals; the TCP/IP and OSI models; IP addressing; WAN technologies; operating and configuring IOS devices; extending switched networks with VLANs; determining IP routes;managing IP traffic with access lists; establishing point-to-point connections; and establishing Frame Relay connections.
The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the Cisco Certified Network Associate exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of theexam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.
Describe how a network works
Describe the purpose and functions of various network devices Select the components required to meet a network specification Use the OSI and TCP/IP models and their associated protocols to explain how data flows in a network Describe common networkedapplications including web applications Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP models Describe the impact of applications (Voice Over IP and Video Over IP) on a network Interpret network diagrams Determine the path between two hosts across a network Describe the components required for network and Internet communications Identify and correct common networkproblems at layers 1, 2, 3 and 7 using a layered model approach Differentiate between LAN/WAN operation and features
Configure, verify and troubleshoot a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications
Select the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect switches to other network devices and hosts Explain the technology and media access control method for Ethernetnetworks Explain network segmentation and basic traffic management concepts Explain basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches
Perform and verify initial switch configuration tasks including remote access management Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities (including: ping, traceroute, telnet, SSH, arp, ipconfig), SHOW & DEBUGcommands Identify, prescribe, and resolve common switched network media issues, configuration issues, auto negotiation, and switch hardware failures Describe enhanced switching technologies (including: VTP, RSTP, VLAN, PVSTP, 802.1q) Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and the need for routing between them Configure, verify, and troubleshoot VLANs Configure, verify, andtroubleshoot trunking on Cisco switches Configure, verify, and troubleshoot interVLAN routing Configure, verify, and troubleshoot VTP Configure, verify, and troubleshoot RSTP operation Interpret the output of various show and debug commands to verify the operational status of a Cisco switched network. Implement basic switch security (including: port security, trunk access, management vlan other than vlan1,etc.)
Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP Services to meet network requirements in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network.
Describe the operation and benefits of using private and public IP addressing Explain the operation and benefits of using DHCP and DNS Configure, verify and troubleshoot DHCP and DNS operation on a router.(including: CLI/SDM) Implement...