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Course Description

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a large and complex network. You will learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, you will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. You will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network.

Learning Objectives

  • A. recognize switch LAN design, basic switch concepts and configuration;
  • B. discuss configuring and troubleshooting switch with VLAN, VTP, STP, PVST, and inter-switch communication;
  • C. recognize administrative tasks required for a WLAN; and
  • D. discuss link aggregation, ether channel, OSPF, and EIGRP.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.