Course Outline


At the end of this course the student will be able to configure Cisco routers to:

  • Inter-connect networks using static routes
  • Inter-connect networks using RIP, OSPF and EIGRP.
  • Route between VLAN's.
  • Encapsulate datagrams using PPP
  • Apply Standard and Extended Access Control Lists
  • Encapsulate datagrams using HDLC
  • Encapsulate datagrams using Frame Relay
  • Configure Frame Relay Switching.
  • Support ISDN dial backup.
  • Route between public and private networks using NAT.

At the end of this course the student will be able to configure Cisco switches to:

  • Run Spanning Tree Protocol.
  • Support VLANs.
  • Connect switches via VLAN Trunks.

Practical Exercises:

  • Lab Exercise 1: Connectivity and Testing
  • Lab Exercise 2: Checking ARP Cache
  • Lab Exercise 3: Traceroute
  • Lab Exercise 4: Telnet into a Router
  • Lab Exercise 5: Configuring routers using TFTP
  • Lab Exercise 6: Configuration and Connectivity using RIP
  • Lab Exercise 7: Network Failure
  • Lab Exercise 8: Running other Routing Protocols
  • Lab Exercise 9: Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Lab Exercise 10: VLAN Exercise
  • Lab Exercise 11: Inter-VLAN Routing.
  • Lab Exercise 12: Classful & Classless Routing - Subnetting at Byte Boundaries
  • Lab Exercise 13: Access Lists
  • Lab Exercise 14: PPP Encapsulation
  • Lab Exercise 15: Frame Relay Encapsulation and ISDN dial backup.
  • Lab Exercise 16: Static and Dynamic NAT Configuration.


There are no pre-requisites for the course, although it would be beneficial if the delegates have some familiarity with networking technologies.

  35 Hours


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