CCNA 200-301 Exam Prep

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15+ Hours of Video Instruction

Overview

CCNA 200-301 Exam Prep LiveLessons gives you the edge you need to pass the Cisco CCNA exam. Wendell Odom, best-selling author of the CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guides, provides more than 15 hours of video training detailing what to expect on the CCNA 200-301 exam. This is an essential course for anyone interested in passing the CCNA exam.

CCNA 200-301 Exam Prep LiveLessons provides more than 15 hours of video training detailing common exam traps, pitfalls, and difficulties on the Cisco CCNA exam. Features include background information on the exams, a deep dive into common mistakes and misunderstandings certification candidates make when taking the exams, and exam walkthroughs with sample questions so you can see firsthand the types of questions you’ll encounter in the testing facility.

In Module 1, best-selling author and expert instructor Wendell Odom explores essential information about the Cisco CCNA certification, such as what to do if you get stuck on a question, what to expect in the testing facility, and how to manage your time.

Module 2 is dedicated to helping you preemptively learn about common misunderstandings people make about the exams in all six exam domains: network fundamentals, network access, IP connectivity, IP services, security fundamentals, and automation and programmability. This section also focuses on commonplace mistakes that people make.

Module 3 takes you on a deep dive into the types of questions you’ll encounter for each domain in the exam. In this section, you will have the opportunity to assess sample questions and see firsthand how the author solves each one while detailing why the right answer is correct and how to avoid pitfalls. This course is meant to help you prepare for your exam and identify areas of weakness, while improving your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills.

About the Instructor

Wendell Odom, CCIE No. 1624, creates many of the best-selling Cisco certification products of their types, particularly in the routing and switching space. He has pioneered the authorized Cisco Cert Guide series at Cisco Press and has written every edition of the leading CCENT and CCNA Cert Guides. He has written more than 30 editions of networking books, video, and software products, ranging in depth from the introductory level to CCIE. Wendell has worked as an instructor, course developer, network engineer, and consultant. Find links to more study tools and resources (including his blogs) at www.certskills.com.

Skill Level

Beginner

Learn How To
  • Manage your time effectively when taking the CCNA exam
  • Tackle the most challenging topics on the exam
  • Avoid traps and pitfalls on the exam
  • Utilize strategies to approach each question type on the exam
  • Pass the CCNA 200-301 on the first try
  • Who Should Take This Course

  • Anyone interested in passing the Cisco CCNA 200-301 exam
  • Anyone interested in learning fundamental networking skills
  • Course Requirements

    The CCNA 200-301 Exam Prep LiveLessons video course is a secondary resource for the Cisco CCNA 200-301 exam and assumes that the user has already studied the basics of each CCNA exam topic. This product is designed to help you troubleshoot where you might go wrong on the exam and to clarify common misunderstandings. It does not cover every objective on the exam and should not be used as a sole study resource. For full coverage of the exam, please reference the CCNA 200-301 Complete Video Course.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. CCNA 200-301 Exam Prep: Introduction
  2. Module 1: The CCNA Certification and CCNA 200-301 Exam
    1. Module introduction
  3. Lesson 1: Understanding the Cisco CCNA Certification
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 1.1 Positioning the CCNA Certification
    3. 1.2 Scheduling and Taking the CCNA 200-301 Exam
    4. 1.3 Understanding the Credentials of the CCNA Certification
    5. 1.4 Understanding the CCNA Exam Topics
  4. Lesson 2: Exam Preparation Tactics
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 2.1 Learning with a Comprehensive CCNA Product
    3. 2.2 Building Hands-on CLI Skills for CCNA
    4. 2.3 Mastering IPv4 Subnetting Skills
    5. 2.4 Mastering Late-Stage Learning
  5. Lesson 3: Exam Strategies
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 3.1 Understanding Cisco Exam Question Types
    3. 3.2 Strategies Based on Question Type
    4. 3.3 Strategies Based on Exam Scoring
    5. 3.4 Strategies Based on the Number of Questions
    6. 3.5 Strategies for Taking the Exam at a Testing Center
    7. 3.6 Strategies for Taking the Exam Online from Home/Office
  6. Lesson 4: Managing Time Pressure on the CCNA Exam
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 4.1 Comparing the Question Counter and Exam Timer
    3. 4.2 Anticipating Timekeeping Impact of Special Question Types
    4. 4.3 Choosing an Exam-Day Timekeeping Method
    5. 4.4 Avoiding Time Pressure
  7. Lesson 5: How to Best Use this Exam Prep LiveLessons Product
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 5.1 How to Best Use this Exam Prep LiveLessons Product
  8. Module 2: Common Mistakes and Misunderstandings
    1. Module introduction
  9. Lesson 6: Domain 1: Network Fundamentals
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 6.1 Choosing UTP Cable Pinouts
    3. 6.2 Analyzing Independent Switch Forwarding
    4. 6.3 Predicting Ethernet Speed and Duplex Mismatches
    5. 6.4 Using Correct IPv4 Terminology
    6. 6.5 Finding IPv4 Subnet Facts
    7. 6.6 Calculating IPv6 Addresses with EUI-64
    8. 6.7 Abbreviating and Expanding IPv6 Addresses
    9. 6.8 Designing Ethernet Campus LANs
  10. Lesson 7: Domain 2: Network Access
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 7.1 Predicting Broadcast Domains
    3. 7.2 Choosing the Correct VLAN for Frame Forwarding
    4. 7.3 Predicting STP Convergence Results
    5. 7.4 Predicting RSTP Convergence Results
    6. 7.5 Analyzing Topology Using LLDP
    7. 7.6 The Wireless LAN Controller Distribution Port
    8. 7.7 Comparing Standalone and Meraki Wireless Architectures
  11. Lesson 8: Domain 3: IP Connectivity
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 8.1 Applying ARP in Enterprise IP Networks
    3. 8.2 Predicting Packet Encapsulations Used by IP Routing
    4. 8.3 Comparing IPv4 and IPv6 Static Route Configuration
    5. 8.4 Configuring IPv6 Static Routes with Link-Local Next-Hop Addresses
    6. 8.5 Enabling OSPFv2 on Interfaces
    7. 8.6 Troubleshooting OSPF Neighbor Issues
    8. 8.7 Understanding OSPF Neighbor Types
    9. 8.8 Troubleshooting with Extended Ping
    10. 8.9 Predicting the Routes Added to a Routing Table
    11. 8.10 Configuring Routers for VLAN Trunking (Router-on-a-Stick)
    12. 8.11 Layer 3 Switching with SVIs
  12. Lesson 9: Domain 4: IP Services
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 9.1 Understanding IP Addresses Used by DHCP Relay
    3. 9.2 Configuring NAT/PAT with an Interface Address
    4. 9.3 Viewing Log Messages
    5. 9.4 Describing QoS Classification and Marking Concepts
    6. 9.5 Configuring SSH
  13. Lesson 10: Domain 5: Security Fundamentals
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 10.1 Matching IPv4 Subnets with an ACL
    3. 10.2 Matching IPv4 Extended ACL Port Numbers
    4. 10.3 Not Anticipating DoS Attacks Based on DHCP Client Messages
    5. 10.4 Misunderstanding Core Dynamic ARP Inspection Logic
  14. Lesson 11: Domain 6: Automation and Programmability
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 11.1 Describing Basic SDN Controller API Concepts
    3. 11.2 Comparing SDA Overlay and Underlay
    4. 11.3 Not Anticipating the Need for Data Serialization
  15. Module 3: Exam Walkthrough with Sample Questions
    1. Module introduction
  16. Lesson 12: Domain 1: Network Fundamentals
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 12.1 Choosing Cable Types
    3. 12.2 Analyzing Switch Forwarding
    4. 12.3 Identifying Resident Subnets
    5. 12.4 Analyzing IPv4 Subnet Masks
    6. 12.5 Identifying Usable IPv4 Addresses
    7. 12.6 Analyzing Existing Subnets
    8. 12.7 Finding an IPv4 Resident Subnet
    9. 12.8 Analyzing IPv4 Addresses
    10. 12.9 Assigning IPv6 Addresses
    11. 12.10 Identifying IPv6 Addresses Used by Routers
    12. 12.11 Verifying IPv6 Addresses on Router Interfaces
    13. 12.12 Predicting IPv6 Addresses That Use EUI-64
    14. 12.13 Predicting MAC Table Entries
    15. 12.14 Predicting Learned IPv6 Routes
  17. Lesson 13: Domain 2: Network Access
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 13.1 Refreshing MAC Addresses
    3. 13.2 Configuring Access VLANs
    4. 13.3 Verifying VLAN Trunks
    5. 13.4 Verifying Voice and Data VLANs
    6. 13.5 Predicting Encapsulation on a Phone Pseudo Trunk
    7. 13.6 Predicting STP Topology and Convergence Results
    8. 13.7 Configuring Layer 2 EtherChannel
    9. 13.8 Configuring Layer 3 EtherChannel
    10. 13.9 Analyzing Wireless LAN Basics
    11. 13.10 Wireless LAN Split MAC Operation
  18. Lesson 14: Domain 3: IP Connectivity
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 14.1 PC A Cannot Ping PC B
    3. 14.2 End-to-End Data Plane Forwarding
    4. 14.3 Troubleshooting Switch and Router Trunking
    5. 14.4 Configuring Router-on-a-Stick
    6. 14.5 Troubleshooting OSPFv2: #1
    7. 14.6 Verifying OSPFv2
    8. 14.7 Compare and Contrast Distance Vector and Link State Protocols
    9. 14.8 Troubleshooting OSPFv2: #2
    10. 14.9 Interpreting show ip route
    11. 14.10 Determining Types of IPv6 Static Routes
  19. Lesson 15: Domain 4: IP Services
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 15.1 Configuring NTP Client/Server
    3. 15.2 Identifying QoS Functions
    4. 15.3 Predicting Log Message Distribution
    5. 15.4 Configuring Switch Management Address
  20. Lesson 16: Domain 5: Security Fundamentals
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 16.1 Matching Subnets with ACLs
    3. 16.2 Matching Transport Layer Ports with ACLs
    4. 16.3 Protecting the CLI with IPv4 ACLs
    5. 16.4 Configuring Different Enable Passwords
    6. 16.5 Describing RADIUS Basics
    7. 16.6 Troubleshooting Port Security
    8. 16.7 Configuring DAI
    9. 16.8 Protecting DHCP
  21. Lesson 17: Domain 6: Automation and Programmability
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 17.1 Using Data Plane Terms
    3. 17.2 Describing the Functions of a Controller
    4. 17.3 Comparing Configuration Management Tools
    5. 17.4 Comparing JSON, XML, and YAML
  22. Summary
    1. CCNA 200-301 Exam Prep: Summary

Product information

  • Title: CCNA 200-301 Exam Prep
  • Author(s): Wendell Odom
  • Release date: October 2020
  • Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
  • ISBN: 013676746X