Paths

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)

Authors: Ben Piper, Josh Burman

This path will teach you techniques for planning and design for Cisco-based networks. This includes addressing and routing design, campus and WAN network design, data centers, and... 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 and CCDP certifications. 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 and CCDP certifications. 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

ARCH (300-320)

The courses in this series cover the latest development in network design and technologies. You'll learn the finer details of LAN/WAN infrastructure, data center design, IP address planning, network security design, and network management and multicast design. Additionally, the material here covers the objectives pertaining to the Cisco ARCH 300-320 exam that is one of the exams needed to attain CCDP certification.

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Addressing and Routing Design for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320)

by Joshua Burman

Feb 23, 2018 / 2h 8m

Intermediate • 2h 8m

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This is the first course in the Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320) path. In this course, Addressing and Routing Design for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320), you'll gain the ability to design network addressing and routing solutions. First, you'll discover the aspects of IP addressing, such as CIDR/VLSM, subnetting, and summarization. Next, you'll explore interior gateway protocol design concepts, including EIGRP, OSPF, and IS-IS. Then, you'll learn about exterior gateway protocols, including BGP design, attributes, and traffic engineering. Finally, you'll master IPv6 transition strategies. When you have finished this course, you'll have an understanding of addressing and routing design, and you'll be on your way to passing the 300-320 exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 22s
  2. Designing Network Addressing
    22m 38s
  3. IGP Routing Designs
    44m 19s
  4. BGP Routing Design
    32m 43s
  5. Designing IPv6 Migration Strategies
    27m 33s
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Enterprise Campus Network Design for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320)

by Joshua Burman

Feb 23, 2018 / 1h 27m

Intermediate • 1h 27m

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This is the second course in the Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320) path. In this course, Enterprise Campus Network Design for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320), you'll learn the foundations of designing enterprise campus networks. First, you'll discover how to layer two campus design concepts, such as VLANs, spanning-tree protocol, and topologies. Next, you'll gain an understanding of campus high availability techniques, including first hop redundancy and virtualization. Then, you'll explore interconnecting multiple campuses at layer 3, including topologies, route filtering, summarization, and load sharing. Finally, you'll learn about creating a programmable network using Cisco APIC-EM. By the end of this course, you'll have an understanding of enterprise campus networks, and you'll be on your way to passing the 300-320 exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 28s
  2. Enterprise Campus Network Design
    36m 27s
  3. Designing for Campus High Availability
    23m 39s
  4. Designing Multi-campus Layer 3 Infrastructures
    14m 44s
  5. Designing a Programmable Network
    10m 48s
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Enterprise WAN Network Design for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320)

by Joshua Burman

Aug 8, 2017 / 1h 13m

Intermediate • 1h 13m

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Enterprise wide area networks (WAN) are essential for connecting different networks together. In this course, Enterprise WAN Network Design for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320), the third course of the Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320) path, you'll learn the necessary knowledge to design enterprise wide area networks, and prepare for the CCDP exam. First, you'll cover WAN connectivity design aspects, such as private lines and virtual private network solutions. Next, you'll explore resilient WAN design techniques, including multi-homed networks, backup connections, and failover. Then, you'll learn about designing extranet WANs, including VPN vs. private line, and multi-tenant extranets. Finally, you'll discover the methods of integrating your internet edge into your network, including DMZ, network address translation, and proxies. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of enterprise WAN network design, and you'll be on your way to passing the 300-320 exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 17s
  2. Designing WAN Connectivity
    24m 27s
  3. Designing a Resilient WAN
    14m 22s
  4. Designing Extranet WAN Connectivity
    12m 44s
  5. Designing the Internet Edge
    20m 37s
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Enterprise Data Centers for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320)

by Joshua Burman

Feb 23, 2018 / 1h 6m

Intermediate • 1h 6m

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This is the third course of the Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320) path. In this course, Enterprise Data Centers for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320), you'll learn foundational knowledge of/gain the ability to design enterprise data centers. First, you'll cover data center physical design concepts, such as power, cabling, and switch placement. Next, you'll learn data center virtualization techniques, including multichassis ether channel and device virtualization. Then, you'll learn about interconnecting multiple data centers, including layer 2, layer 3, and overlay solutions. Finally, you'll learn the methods of integrating your data center into your network, including data center traffic, security, and high availability. By the end of this course, you'll have an understanding of enterprise data centers, and you'll be on your way to passing the 300-320 exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 18s
  2. Designing Modular Data Centers
    14m 43s
  3. Picking Data Center Virtualization & High Availability Solutions
    17m 14s
  4. Interconnecting Data Centers
    17m 55s
  5. Integrating the Data Center into Your Network
    15m 1s
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Security Services for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320)

by Joshua Burman

Feb 23, 2018 / 1h 11m

Intermediate • 1h 11m

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In this second course in the Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320) path. In this course, Security Services for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320), you'll gain the ability to design network security services. First, you'll discover firewall intrusion prevention system design concepts. Next, you'll explore the fundamentals of network access control, including AAA, RBAC, 802.1x, Cisco TrustSec, and Cisco ISE. Finally, you'll learn attack methods available to hackers, along with ACL filtering. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of network security services needed to design networks, and you'll be on your way to passing the Cisco CCDP exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 14s
  2. Designing Firewall and IPS Solutions
    26m 26s
  3. Designing Network Access Control Solutions
    20m 26s
  4. Designing Infrastructure Protection Solutions
    22m 57s
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Network Services for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320)

by Joshua Burman

Feb 22, 2018 / 1h 15m

Intermediate • 1h 15m

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This is the first course of the Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320) path. In this course, Network Services for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320), you'll learn foundational knowledge of/gain the ability to design network services. First, you will learn QoS strategies and policy design. Next, you'll learn network management techniques. Finally, you'll learn multicast concepts and design techniques. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of network services needed to design networks and be on your way to passing the Cisco CCDP exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 5s
  2. Designing QoS Strategies and Policy
    30m 37s
  3. Network Management Techniques
    15m 28s
  4. Multicast Routing Concepts
    16m 39s
  5. Designing Multicast Services
    11m 34s

What you will learn

  • IPv4 and IPv6
  • EIGRP
  • OSPF
  • RIP
  • BGP
  • WAN technologies
  • VPNs
  • Infrastructure Services
  • Network Security -Layer 2 protocols
  • VLANs and trunking
  • Designing LAN/WAN infrastructure
  • Designing data centers
  • IP address planning
  • Network security design
  • Network management and multicast design

Pre-requisites

CCNA level knowledge of routing and switching.