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Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching

Author: Ben Piper

The Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching certification validates your skills in planning, implementing, verifying, and troubleshooting local and wide-area enterprise networks. To... Read more

ROUTE (300-101)

The courses in this section will help you master the fundamental network principles needed to pass the CCNP ROUTE 300-101 exam for the CCNP Routing and Switching certification. Topics covered include IPv4 and IPv6, WAN technologies, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, RIPv2, NAT, IOS security, VPNs, policy-based routing, and TCP and UDP operations.

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Basic Networking for CCNP Routing and Switching 300-101 ROUTE

by Ben Piper

Jun 17, 2015 / 3h 22m

Intermediate • 3h 22m

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Master the fundamental network principles needed to pass the CCNP ROUTE 300-101 exam for the CCNP Routing and Switching certification. This first course in the series covers the fundamentals such as IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, WAN technologies, dynamic routing, RIPv2, and TCP and UDP operations.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to CCNP ROUTE
    21m 30s
  2. Configuring WAN Technologies
    45m 5s
  3. IPv4 Addressing and Subnetting
    44m 56s
  4. Configuring RIPv2
    25m 30s
  5. Understanding IPv6
    38m 18s
  6. Understanding TCP and UDP Operations
    27m 1s
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Implementing OSPF for CCNP Routing and Switching 300-101 ROUTE

by Ben Piper

Jul 17, 2015 / 2h 39m

Intermediate • 2h 39m

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Learn how to configure the OSPF dynamic routing protocol from start-to-finish for both IPv4 and IPv6. We cover LSA types, areas, timers, route redistribution, authentication, and route summarization.

Table of contents
  1. Implementing OSPF for CCNP Routing and Switching 300-101 ROUTE
    26m 11s
  2. Configuring OSPF for IPv4
    48m
  3. Route Redistribution
    49m 10s
  4. Configuring OSPFv3 for IPv6
    35m 55s
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Implementing EIGRP for CCNP Routing and Switching 300-101 ROUTE

by Ben Piper

Aug 18, 2015 / 3h 5m

Intermediate • 3h 5m

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Learn how to configure Cisco's EIGRP dynamic routing protocol from start to finish for both IPv4 and IPv6. We cover successors, the feasibility condition, authentication, and route summarization. We also configure and troubleshoot mutual route redistribution between EIGRP and OSPF.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to EIGRP
    35m 23s
  2. Configuring EIGRP for IPv4
    57m 12s
  3. Route Redistribution: EIGRP, OSPF, and RIP
    34m 57s
  4. Route Redistribution: Manipulating Traffic Flow
    30m 12s
  5. Implementing EIGRPv6 for IPv6
    27m 33s
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Path Control for CCNP Routing and Switching 300-101 ROUTE

by Ben Piper

Sep 17, 2015 / 2h 28m

Intermediate • 2h 28m

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This course explores the various methods of path control including manipulating dynamic routing protocol decisions, static routing, BGP, policy-based routing (PBR), virtual private networks (VPN), and GRE tunnels. This course covers sections 3.12, 3.30, 3.31, 3.32, and 4.0 of the CCNP ROUTE exam topics.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to Path Control
    17m 2s
  2. Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Concepts
    33m 56s
  3. Static Routing
    20m 11s
  4. Configuring Path Control for Dynamic Routing Protocols
    22m 15s
  5. Understanding Virtual Private Network (VPN) Types
    37m 6s
  6. Configuring Policy Based Routing (PBR)
    17m 55s
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Monitoring & Security for CCNP Routing and Switching 300-101 ROUTE

by Ben Piper

Oct 22, 2015 / 1h 45m

Intermediate • 1h 45m

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In this final course on the CCNP ROUTE (300-101) exam, we cover IOS security features, device and network monitoring, IPv4 network address translation (NAT), and how to prepare for the ROUTE exam.

Table of contents
  1. Device and Network Monitoring
    35m 32s
  2. IOS Security
    25m 15s
  3. Configuring Network Address Translation (NAT)
    27m 16s
  4. Preparing for the Exam
    17m 25s

SWITCH (300-115)

The series covers the topics needed to pass the SWITCH 300-115 exam for the CCNP Routing and Switching certification. Topics covered include VLAN types, private VLANs, automatic and manual trunking, DTP, VTP, SDM template, 802.1D spanning tree, Rapid Spanning Tree (802.1w), Multiple Spanning Tree (802.1s), EtherChannels, first-hop redundancy protocols, SPAN and RSPAN, DHCP snooping, IP source guard, dynamic ARP inspection, RADIUS, and TACACS+.

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VLANs & Trunking for CCNP Routing & Switching 300-115 SWITCH

by Ben Piper

Dec 2, 2015 / 2h 29m

Intermediate • 2h 29m

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This course is the first in a series covering the topics that you must master to pass the CCNP SWITCH (300-115) exam for the CCNP Routing and Switching certification. In this course, you'll learn VLAN types, private VLANs, automatic and manual trunking, DTP, VTP, and SDM templates.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to CCNP SWITCH
    9m 38s
  2. Normal and Voice VLANs
    22m 56s
  3. Private VLANs
    34m 26s
  4. Manual VLAN Trunking
    45m 1s
  5. VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
    37m 18s
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Inter-switch Connectivity for CCNP Routing & Switching 300-115 SWITCH

by Ben Piper

Jan 25, 2016 / 2h 42m

Intermediate • 2h 42m

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This is the second course in the series covering the CCNP SWITCH (300-115) exam. This course covers 802.1D spanning tree, Rapid Spanning Tree (802.1w), Multiple Spanning Tree (802.1s), and EtherChannels.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to Inter-switch Connectivity
    15m 54s
  2. Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST+)
    40m 12s
  3. Rapid Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (RPVST+)
    30m 59s
  4. Multiple Spanning Tree (MST)
    31m 6s
  5. EtherChannels
    33m 53s
  6. Exam Review
    10m 37s
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Infrastructure Services for CCNP Routing & Switching 300-115 SWITCH

by Ben Piper

Mar 3, 2016 / 1h 59m

Intermediate • 1h 59m

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This course is the third in a series covering the topics that you must master to pass the CCNP SWITCH (300-115) exam for the CCNP Routing and Switching certification. In this course, you'll learn how to configure a switch to function as a router. You'll also learn how to configure the first hop redundancy protocols HSRP, VRRP, and GLBP. Finally, you'll learn how to configure port mirroring using SPAN and RSPAN.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to Infrastructure Services
    11m
  2. Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
    32m 1s
  3. Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
    15m
  4. Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
    29m 38s
  5. Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN)
    20m 20s
  6. Remote Switched Port Analyzer (RSPAN)
    11m 26s
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Infrastructure Security for CCNP Routing & Switching 300-115 SWITCH

by Ben Piper

Apr 5, 2016 / 2h 24m

Intermediate • 2h 24m

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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. This course, Infrastructure Security for CCNP Routing & Switching 300-115 SWITCH, will teach you the ins and outs in no time--it's also the final course on the CCNP SWITCH (300-115) exam. First, you'll cover SWITCH security features such as DHCP snooping and IP source guard and how they work together to protect your network from hackers. Next, you'll learn about 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, and end with a module that will help you prepare to succeed on your CCNP SWITCH exam. 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 your 300-115 exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Introduction
    12m 45s
  2. DHCP Snooping and IP Source Guard
    39m 8s
  3. Dynamic ARP Inspection
    23m 10s
  4. Port-based Traffic Control
    28m 14s
  5. TACACS+ and RADIUS
    24m 7s
  6. Preparing for the Exam
    16m 45s

TSHOOT (300-135)

This section teaches advanced troubleshooting skills required to pass the most challenging exam for the CCNP Routing and Switching certification: CCNP TSHOOT 300-135. Each course in this section consists of a set of trouble tickets covering a wide variety of technologies and topics from the ROUTE and SWITCH series.

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Troubleshooting Cisco Networks: Layer 2 Protocols for CCNP R&S 300-135 TSHOOT

by Ben Piper

Jun 21, 2016 / 2h 17m

Intermediate • 2h 17m

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Become a Cisco troubleshooting ninja! This course is the first in a six course series covering the CCNP R&S TSHOOT exam (300-135). In this course, Troubleshooting Cisco Networks: Layer 2 Protocols for CCNP R&S 300-135 TSHOOT, you'll learn how to troubleshoot networks consisting of Cisco routers and switches as well starting to prepare for the TSHOOT 300-135 practical exam. Next, you'll learn how to use the three step troubleshooting methodology. Finally, you'll learn how to troubleshoot VLANs, Trunking, and Spanning Tree to round out the course. By the end of this course, you'll have the confidence to approach ANY Layer 2 networking problem no matter how complex, being able to determine where to start, how to narrow down the problem, and even how to figure out what specific technology is causing it.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 53s
  2. Introduction to Troubleshooting Cisco Networks
    13m 30s
  3. Lab Setup with Cisco VIRL
    32m 57s
  4. Network Troubleshooting Methodology
    25m 58s
  5. Troubleshooting VLANs
    13m 10s
  6. Troubleshooting Trunking
    16m 24s
  7. Troubleshooting Spanning Tree and EtherChannels
    33m 11s
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Troubleshooting Cisco Networks: IPv4 Routing Protocols for CCNP R&S 300-135 TSHOOT

by Ben Piper

Aug 31, 2016 / 2h 27m

Intermediate • 2h 27m

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This is the second course in a six-course series designed to prepare you for the Cisco CCNP TSHOOT exam, Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks, which is part of the CCNP Routing and Switching track. In this course, Troubleshooting Cisco Networks: IPv4 Routing Protocols for CCNP R&S 300-135 TSHOOT, you're going to tackle 16 different troubleshooting tickets covering complex IPv4 routing problems involving OSPF, EIGRP, and redistribution. First, you going to learn how to troubleshoot EIGRP adjacencies and operations. Next, you'll learn about OSPF adjacencies and operations. Finally you'll wrap up the course by learning about troubleshooting redistribution. By the end of this course, you'll have the confidence and skills to be able to identify and solve many kinds of IPv4 routing or redistribution problems, varying in complexity and topology.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 21s
  2. Introduction to Troubleshooting IPv4 Routing Protocols
    8m 55s
  3. Lab Setup
    14m 40s
  4. Troubleshooting EIGRP Adjacencies
    25m 16s
  5. Troubleshooting EIGRP Operations
    29m 7s
  6. Troubleshooting OSPF Adjacencies
    28m 45s
  7. Troubleshooting OSPF Operations
    13m 23s
  8. Troubleshooting Redistribution
    26m 15s
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Troubleshooting Cisco Networks: IPv6 Routing Protocols for CCNP R&S 300-135 TSHOOT

by Ben Piper

Oct 13, 2016 / 2h 24m

Intermediate • 2h 24m

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Don't let the slow-but-steady growth of IPv6 sneak up on you! This course, Troubleshooting Cisco Networks: IPv6 Routing Protocols for CCNP R&S 300-135 TSHOOT, focuses on the quirks of IPv6, the differences between IPv6 and IPv4, and how those differences mandated new routing protocols. This course is not an IPv6 rehash of IPv4 routing concepts, but rather a troubleshooting lesson on IPv6 that uses EIGRPv6, OSPFv3, and BGP to place IPv6 in a practical context. First, you're going to solve ten different troubleshooting tickets covering complex IPv6 routing problems involving BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, and redistribution. Next, you'll learn about layer 2 issues and IPv6 neighbor discovery. Finally, you'll be learning about traffic filtering. This is the third course in a six-course series designed to prepare you for the Cisco CCNP TSHOOT exam, Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks, which is part of the CCNP Routing and Switching track. By the end of this course, you'll have the confidence to approach ANY IPv6 routing or redistribution problem. No matter how complex the problem or the topology, you'll be able to determine where to start, how to narrow down the problem to a layer, and even how to figure out what specific technology is causing it.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 21s
  2. Introduction to Troubleshooting IPv6 Routing Protocols
    8m 32s
  3. Lab Setup
    6m 9s
  4. Troubleshooting EIGRP Adjacencies
    21m 57s
  5. Troubleshooting EIGRP Operations
    16m 47s
  6. Troubleshooting OSPF Adjacencies
    38m
  7. Troubleshooting OSPF Operations
    24m 51s
  8. Troubleshooting Redistribution
    26m 38s
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Troubleshooting Cisco Networks: Internet Security for CCNP R&S 300-135 TSHOOT

by Ben Piper

Mar 6, 2017 / 2h 8m

Intermediate • 2h 8m

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With secure Internet connectivity becoming more of a business necessity, being able to resolve problems with BGP and GRE tunnels is a key skill for any network admin. In this course, Troubleshooting Cisco Networks: Internet Security for CCNP R&S 300-135 TSHOOT, you'll learn to troubleshoot problems with BGP and GRE tunnels. First, you'll learn to troubleshoot eBGP and iBGP peerings. Next, you'll learn to troubleshoot redistribution between BGP and IGPs. Finally, you'll learn how troubleshoot GRE and IPsec tunnels. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge needed to troubleshoot almost any problem with BGP or GRE tunnels, including problems found on the CCNP TSHOOT exam. Software required: Cisco VIRL.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 26s
  2. Introduction to Troubleshooting Internet Security
    11m 35s
  3. Lab Setup
    4m 23s
  4. Troubleshooting BGP
    1h 7m 29s
  5. Troubleshooting GRE Tunnels
    44m 2s
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Troubleshooting Cisco Networks: Infrastructure Services for CCNP R&S 300-135 TSHOOT

by Ben Piper

Apr 17, 2017 / 2h 1m

Intermediate • 2h 1m

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Infrastructure services such as DHCP, first hop redundancy protocols, NAT, and policy-based routing make your network resilient, scalable, and flexible. But what do you when these protocols break? In this course, Troubleshooting Cisco Networks: Infrastructure Services for CCNP R&S 300-135 TSHOOT, you’ll learn to troubleshoot problems with these technologies. First, you'll explore how to troubleshoot DHCP. Next, you’ll discover how to troubleshoot the first hop redundancy protocols HSRP and GLBP. Finally, you'll learn how to troubleshoot NAT, policy-based routing, and VRF instances. When you’re finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge needed to troubleshoot almost any problem with infrastructure services, including problems found on the CCNP TSHOOT exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 23s
  2. Introduction to Troubleshooting Infrastructure Services
    4m 4s
  3. Lab Setup
    3m 21s
  4. Troubleshooting DHCP
    35m 17s
  5. Troubleshooting First Hop Redundancy Protocols
    19m 58s
  6. Troubleshooting NAT
    40m 20s
  7. Troubleshooting Policy-based Routing (PBR) and VRF
    17m 10s
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Exam Review for CCNP R&S 300-135 TSHOOT

by Ben Piper

Jun 13, 2017 / 2h 28m

Intermediate • 2h 28m

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Are you ready to take the CCNP TSHOOT (300-135) exam? This course, Exam Review for CCNP R&S 300-135 TSHOOT, will test your skills by walking you though 15 trouble tickets that simulate the real TSHOOT exam. First, you'll learn valuable exam studying and test-taking tips. Next, you'll dive right in, troubleshooting 3 different networks, each with its own unique set of technologies and challenges. When you're finished with this course, you'll know whether you're ready for the challenge of the TSHOOT exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 31s
  2. Introduction to the Exam Review
    15m 24s
  3. Lab Setup
    4m 8s
  4. Troubleshooting Intra-office Connectivity
    39m 11s
  5. Troubleshooting Inter-office Connectivity
    48m 17s
  6. Troubleshooting External Connectivity
    40m 18s

What you will learn

  • IPv4 and IPv6
  • EIGRP
  • OSPF
  • RIP
  • BGP
  • WAN Technologies
  • VPNs
  • Infrastructure Services
  • Network Security
  • Layer 2 Protocols
  • VLANs and Trunking
  • Advanced Troubleshooting Techniques

Pre-requisites

It is recommended that you have CCNA-level knowledge.

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