Overall ICND Chapter Objectives

Part I:

Chapter 1 - Internetworking Concepts Overview
Chapter 2 - Assembling and Cabling Cisco Devices
Chapter 3 - Operating and Configuring Cisco Devices
Chapter 4 - Managing the Network Environment
Chapter 5 - Operating Catalyst 1900 Switches
Chapter 6 - Extending Switched Networks with VLANs
Chapter 7 - Interconnecting Networks with TCP/IP

Part II:

Chapter 8 - Determining IP Routes
Chapter 9 - Managing IP Traffic with Access Lists
Chapter 10 - Configuring Novell IPX
Chapter 11 - Establishing Serial Point-to-Point Connections
Chapter 12 - Completing an ISDN BRI Call
Chapter 13 - Establishing a Frame Relay PVC Connections


 

Chapter 1 Objectives - Internetworking Concepts Overview
Describe the process in which data is transferred from an application across a network.
Given a network topology, identify the roles and functions of each network device and determine where each device best fits into the network.
Given a network that combines switching, routing, and remote access, select the appropriate Cisco equipment.


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Chapter 2 Objectives - Assembling and Cabling Cisco Devices
Identify and connect the necessary components to provide connectivity between switches and routers.
Determine what components are necessary to enable WAN connectivity over serial or ISDN BRI connections for a Cisco router.
Setup console connectivity to Cisco routers and switches to provide configuration and monitoring of these devices.
Determine the need for differing cable types and topologies in a network environment.


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Chapter 3 Objectives - Operating and Configuring Cisco Devices
Start the Cisco switch and router and describe and recognize a normal boot sequence.
Provide an initial configuration for the switch and apply a basic initial configuration to the router using the setup facility.
Describe and use the command modes to interact with the Cisco IOS software.
Use the online help facilities associated with the command-line interface to modify the configuration of a device.
Use the Cisco switch and router show commands to determine fundamental operational characteristics of the device.


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Chapter 4 Objectives - Managing the Network Environment
Determine names and addresses of neighboring devices, given a Cisco switch in operational environment.
Use CDP to obtain information remotely, given an operational switch and router.
Use information gathered using CDP, Telnet and IOS commands to create a simple network map of their environment, given an operational Cisco network devices.
Move configuration files between system components and network file servers, given an operational Cisco router.


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Chapter 5 Objectives - Operating Catalyst 1900 Switches
Describe Layer 2 switching (bridging) operations
Describe the Catalyst 1900 switch operations.
Describe the Catalyst 1900 switch default configuration.
Configure the Catalyst 1900 switch.

Use show commands to verify the Catalyst 1900 switch configuration and operations.


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Chapter 6 Objectives - Extending Switched Networks with VLANs
Identify what a VLAN is and how it operates.
Configure a VLAN to improve network performance.
Identify what role the switch plays in the creation of VLANs.
Identify how network devices communicate about VLANs.
Configure the Catalyst 1900 for VLAN operation.


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Chapter 7 Objectives - Interconnecting Networks with TCP/IP
Identify the IP protocol stack, its protocol layer functions, and commonly used IP protocols.
Identify the address classes, IP addresses, IP subnet masks, network numbers, subnet numbers, and possible host numbers, given an IP addressing scheme.
Configure IP addresses and subnet masks on a router interface and optionally configure a host table given an IP addressing scheme.
Interconnect VLANs with a Layer 3 device such as a router, given hosts on separate VLANs.

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Chapter 8 Objectives - Determining IP Routes
Identify the information needed by a router to make routing decisions.
Identify the mechanisms for routers to obtain both dynamic and static routing information.
Understand the process of how routes are learned by distance-vector routing protocols such as RIP and IGRP.
Enable and configure RIP and IGRP for operation on Cisco routers.
Use the debug commands to see how the router exchanges routing information.


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Chapter 9 Objectives - Managing IP Traffic with Access Lists
Understand the fundamentals of access lists.
Understand access list functions and operations.
Understand TCP/IP access lists.
Configure standard IP access lists.
Control VTY (Telnet) access with access class entries.
Understand the fundamentals of extended IP access lists.
Verify and monitor access lists.



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Chapter 10 Objectives - Configuring Novell IPX
Describe basic IPX operation.
Determine the required IPX network number and encapsulation type for a given interface.
Enable the Novell IPX protocol.
Verify IPX connectivity.
Configure and monitor IPX access list and SAP traffic filters.

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Chapter 11 Objectives - Establishing Serial Point-to-Point Connections
Configure HDLC and PPP at both ends of a connection to allow exchange of data between sites, given a leased line connecting two sites.
Configure Password Authentication Protocol (PAP) and Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP) to limit access to a secure site, given a company intranet with restricted access.
Verify proper configuration and troubleshoot an incorrect configuration so that data travels as intended across the link, given an existing network using an HDLC or PPP link.


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Chapter 12 Objectives - Completing an ISDN BRI Call
Identify the physical components and determine how the connection operates, given a requirement to enable an ISDN BRI connection.
Understand how to configure ISDN BRI and standard DDR on a BRI interface and complete the call, given a physical ISDN BRI connection.
Verify proper operation with show and debug commands, given a dial-on-demand ISDN connection.

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Chapter 13 Objectives - Establishing a Frame Relay PVC Connections
Identify the terminology and fundamental technical requirements needed to connect to a Frame Relay service provider.
Configure a router for Frame Relay operation and verify permanent virtual circuit connectivity.
Configure Frame Relay subinterfaces.