The SWITCH training course is available in both an online and in-person format. This 5-day training course is part of the CCNP certification path. It is designed to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to plan, configure and verify the proper implementation of complex enterprise campus switching solutions. In addition, students will be led through all the exam objectives so that they are properly prepared to handle the SWITCH exam at the end of the 5-day course.
This course prepares students for the SWITCH exam. Upon course completion students will be able to describe the hierarchical campus structure, basic switch operation, use of SDM templates, PoE, and LLDP. They will also be able to implement VLANs, trunks, explain VTP, implement DHCP in IPv4 and IPv6 environment, and configure port aggregation, implement and optimize STP mechanism that best suits your network-PVSTP+, RPVSTP+, or MSTP, configure routing on a multilayer switch, secure campus network according to recommended practices, configure NTP, SNMP, IP SLA, port mirroring, and verify StackWise and VSS operation, and also implement First Hop redundancy in IPv4 and IPv6 environments
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.