CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125

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CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Complete Video Course

More Than 25 Hours of Video Instruction


CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Complete Video Course is a comprehensive training course that brings Cisco CCNA exam topics to life through the use of real-world demonstrations, animations, live instruction, and configurations, making learning these foundational networking topics easy and fun.


Best-selling author, expert instructor, and double CCIE Kevin Wallace walks you through the full range of topics on the CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 exam, including fundamentals of networking, LAN switching, IP routing, Wide Area Networks (WANs), network services, securing network devices, and network management. This unique product contains multiple types of video presentations, including live instructor whiteboarding, real-world demonstrations, animations of network activity, dynamic KeyNote presentations, doodle videos, and hands-on router and switch CLI configuration and troubleshooting in real lab environments, enabling you to learn both the concepts and the hands-on application.

The 300+ videos contained in this product provide more than 25 hours of instruction. Modules are divided into easy-to-digest lessons and sublessons, and each lesson concludes with an interactive quiz to help assess your knowledge. The eight modules map to the exam objectives and conclude with summaries and module and glossary review quizzes, challenging you to recall information across multiple topics. Forty-six interactive hands-on exercises are integrated throughout the course, challenging you to apply the knowledge you’ve learned in each lesson. The product concludes with a series of lessons that give you valuable advice to help prepare for the actual exam.

Designed to take you inside CCNA networking concepts in a unique and interactive way, CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Complete Video Course is guaranteed to help you master the foundational networking topics that will help you succeed on the exam and on the job.

About the Instructor

Kevin Wallace, CCIEx2 (Collaboration and R/S) No. 7945, CCSI No. 20061: With Cisco experience dating back to 1989, Kevin has been a network design specialist for the Walt Disney World Resort, an instructor of Cisco courses for Skillsoft, and a network manager for Eastern Kentucky University. Kevin currently produces video courses and writes books for Cisco Press/Pearson IT Certification (, and he lives in central Kentucky with his wife (Vivian) and two daughters (Stacie and Sabrina).

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Skill Level

What You Will Learn

  • Network reference models, protocols, and infrastructure components
  • Cloud resources
  • Network architectures
  • Network cabling
  • IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
  • Cisco Catalyst Switch configuration
  • Virtual LANs (VLANs), trunking, and VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • EtherChannel and Voice VLANs
  • Basic router operation, configuration, and verification
  • Routing fundamentals
  • Routing between VLANs
  • RIP, OSPF, and EIGRP routing protocols
  • Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) and BGP
  • Options for WAN connectivity and WAN topologies
  • DHCP, HSRP, NAT, NTP, and QoS
  • Switch security and ACLs
  • Network management protocols and device management
  • Troubleshooting Cisco routers and switches
  • Network programmability, SDN, and APIC-EM Path Trace ACL Analysis tool
  • Exam preparation strategies
Who Should Take This Course
  • Anyone interested in obtaining their Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing & Switching certification
  • Anyone interested in learning fundamental networking skills
Course Requirements

This complete video training product does not assume any prior knowledge of network administration or configuration, but you should understand the fundamental purposes of a network and be comfortable working with a computer.

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Table of contents

  1. CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Course Introduction
    1. CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Course Introduction
  2. Module 1 Fundamentals of Networking
    1. Fundamentals of Networking: Introduction
    2. Network Reference Models and Protocols
    3. The OSI Model
    4. The DoD Model
    5. IP, ICMP, UDP, and TCP
    6. Domain Name System (DNS)
    7. Ports and Protocols
    8. Protocol Data Units (PDUs)
  3. Lesson 2 Infrastructure Components
    1. Infrastructure Components: Introduction
    2. Common Network Infrastructure Devices
    3. Firewalls
    4. Wireless Access Points and Controllers
  4. Lesson 3 Cloud Resources
    1. Cloud Resources: Introduction
    2. Cloud Computing Fundamentals
    3. Accessing Cloud Services
    4. Virtual Services
  5. Lesson 4 Network Architecture
    1. Network Architecture: Introduction
    2. Star Topology
    3. Mesh Topology
    4. Collapsed Core vs. Three-Tier Architectures
  6. Lesson 5 Network Cabling
    1. Network Cabling: Introduction
    2. Copper Cables
    3. Fiber Cables
    4. Copper Connectors
    5. Fiber Connectors
    6. EIA/TIA 568 Standards
  7. Lesson 6 Basic Troubleshooting
    1. Basic Troubleshooting: Introduction
    2. Troubleshooting Fundamentals
    3. Cisco’s Structured Troubleshooting Model
  8. Lesson 7 IPv4 Addressing
    1. IPv4 Addressing: Introduction
    2. Binary Numbering
    3. IPv4 Address Formatting
    4. Address Classes
    5. Private vs. Public IPv4 Addresses
    6. Unicast
    7. Broadcast
    8. IPv4 Multicast
    9. The Need for Subnetting
    10. Calculating Available Subnets
    11. Calculating Available Hosts
    12. Subnetting Practice Exercise #1
    13. Subnetting Practice Exercise #2
    14. Subnetting Practice Exercise #3
    15. Calculating Usable Ranges of IPv4 Addresses
    16. Subnetting Practice Exercise #4
    17. Subnetting Practice Exercise #5
    18. Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)
  9. Lesson 8 IPv6 Addressing
    1. IPv6 Addressing: Introduction
    2. IPv6 Address Format
    3. Shortening an IPv6 Address
    4. IPv6 Address—Practice Exercise
    5. Global Unicast
    6. IPv6 Multicast
    7. Link Local
    8. Unique Local
    9. Loopback
    10. Unspecified
    11. Solicited-Node Multicast
    12. Modified EUI-64
    13. Autoconfiguration
    14. IPv6 Traffic Flows
  10. Module 1 Summary—Fundamentals of Networking
    1. Summary—Fundamentals of Networking
  11. Module 2 LAN Switching
    1. LAN Switching: Introduction
  12. Lesson 1 Fundamentals of Ethernet
    1. Fundamentals of Ethernet: Introduction
    2. Ethernet Standards
    3. Structure of an Ethernet Frame
    4. Collision Domains
    5. Broadcast Domains
    6. MAC Addresses
    7. Traffic Flow Through a Switched Network
  13. Lesson 2 Basic Cisco Catalyst Switch Configuration
    1. Basic Cisco Catalyst Switch Configuration: Introduction
    2. Port Addressing
    3. Connecting via the Console
    4. Configuring a Management IP Address
    5. Configuring a Default Gateway
    6. Setting Console and VTY Passwords
    7. Checking for Connectivity with Ping
    8. Enabling Telnet Access
    9. Enabling SSH Access
    10. Viewing Version Information
    11. Viewing Current Configuration
    12. MAC Address Table Examination
    13. Setting a Hostname
    14. Setting the Enable Password on Switches
    15. Setting the Exec Timeout
    16. Encrypting Passwords on Switches
    17. Creating a Banner
    18. Specifying Port Speed and Duplex
    19. Saving the Configuration
  14. Lesson 3 Virtual LANs (VLANs)
    1. Virtual LANs (VLANs): Introduction
    2. VLAN Theory
    3. VLAN Creation
    4. Assigning Ports to a VLAN
  15. Lesson 4 Trunking
    1. Trunking: Introduction
    2. Trunking Theory
    3. Trunking Modes
    4. Creating Trunks
    5. VLAN Pruning
  16. Lesson 5 VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
    1. VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP): Introduction
    2. VTP Theory
    3. VTP Configuration
  17. Lesson 6 Troubleshooting Switch Operation
    1. Troubleshooting Switch Operation: Introduction
    2. Isolating the Issue
    3. Checking Interface Status
    4. Checking for Interface Errors
    5. Checking a Port’s VLAN Membership
    6. Checking a Trunk’s Status
  18. Lesson 7 Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
    1. Spanning Tree Protocol (STP): Introduction
    2. Introduction to STP
    3. STP Port States
    4. STP Practice Exercise
    5. STP Convergence Times
    6. STP Variants
    7. PVST+ Calculation
    8. PVST+ Configuration
    9. RPVST+ Theory
    10. RPVST+ Configuration
    11. PortFast
    12. BPDUGuard
  19. Lesson 8 EtherChannel
    1. EtherChannel: Introduction
    2. EtherChannel Theory
    3. EtherChannel Port Options
    4. Layer 2 EtherChannel Configuration
    5. Layer 3 EtherChannel Configuration
    6. EtherChannel Troubleshooting
  20. Lesson 9 Voice VLANs
    1. Voice VLANs: Introduction
    2. Voice VLAN Theory
    3. Voice VLAN Configuration
  21. Module 2 Summary—LAN Switching
    1. Summary—LAN Switching
  22. Module 3 IP Routing
    1. IP Routing: Introduction
  23. Lesson 1 Basic Router Operation
    1. Basic Router Operation: Introduction
    2. Packet Flow Through a Routed Network
    3. Sources of Route Information
    4. IP Routing Table
    5. Packet Forwarding
  24. Lesson 2 Basic Router Configuration and Verification
    1. Basic Router Configuration and Verification: Introduction
    2. Router LEDs
    3. Interface Addressing
    4. Console vs. VTY Lines
    5. Checking for Connectivity with Ping
    6. Connecting Insecurely with Telnet
    7. Connecting Securely with SSH
    8. Checking the Cisco IOS Version
    9. Viewing the Current Router Configuration
    10. Viewing Interface Status
    11. Setting a Hostname
    12. Setting the Enable Password on Routers
    13. Setting the Exec Timeout
    14. Encrypting Passwords on Routers
    15. Assigning an IPv4 Address to an Interface
    16. Assigning an IPv6 Address to an Interface
    17. Basic Router Setup
  25. Lesson 3 Routing Fundamentals
    1. Routing Fundamentals: Introduction
    2. Configuring Static Routes for IPv4
    3. Configuring Static Routes for IPv6
    4. Overview of Routing Protocols
    5. Administrative Distance
    6. Split Horizon
    7. Metric
    8. Next Hop Address
    9. Passive Interfaces
  26. Lesson 4 Routing Between VLANs
    1. Routing Between VLANs: Introduction
    2. The Router-on-a-Stick Concept
    3. Configuring a Router-on-a-Stick
    4. SVI and Routed Port Concepts
    5. SVI and Routed Port Configuration
  27. Lesson 5 Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
    1. Routing Information Protocol (RIP): Introduction
    2. RIP Overview
    3. RIPv2 Configuration
  28. Lesson 6 Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
    1. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF): Introduction
    2. Introduction to Dijkstra’s Algorithm
    3. Dijkstra’s Algorithm Calculation
    4. OSPF Overview
    5. OSPF Neighbor Formation
    6. OSPF Areas
    7. OSPFv2 Configuration
    8. OSPFv2 Verification
    9. OSPF Cost Calculation
    10. OSPF Cost Configuration
    11. Designated and Backup Designated Routers
    12. OSPF Network Types
    13. OSPF Timers
    14. OSPF Passive Interfaces
    15. OSPFv3 Configuration
    16. OSPFv3 Verification
    17. OSPF Troubleshooting Exercise #1
    18. OSPF Troubleshooting Exercise #2
  29. Lesson 7 Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
    1. Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP): Introduction
    2. EIGRP Overview
    3. EIGRP Components
    4. EIGRP Data Structures
    5. EIGRP Timers
    6. EIGRP Metric Calculation
    7. The EIGRP Feasibility Condition
    8. EIGRP for IPv4 Configuration and Verification
    9. Configuring Unequal Cost Load Balancing
    10. EIGRP for IPv6 Overview
    11. EIGRP for IPv6 Configuration
    12. EIGRP for IPv6 Verification
    13. EIGRP Troubleshooting Exercise #1
    14. EIGRP Troubleshooting Exercise #2
  30. Module 3 Summary—IP Routing
    1. Summary—IP Routing
  31. Module 4 Wide Area Networks (WANs)
    1. Wide Area Networks (WANs): Introduction
  32. Lesson 1 Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
    1. Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP): Introduction
    2. Configuring and Verifying PPP and MLPPP
    3. Configure and Verify PPPoE Client-Side Interfaces
    4. Troubleshooting PPP and PPPoE
  33. Lesson 2 Options for WAN Connectivity
    1. Options for WAN Connectivity: Introduction
    2. MPLS
    3. Metro Ethernet
    4. VPN Fundamentals
    5. GRE Tunnel Theory and Configuartion
    6. Troubleshooting GRE Issues
    7. DMVPN Fundamentals
  34. Lesson 3 WAN Topologies
    1. WAN Topologies: Introduction
    2. WAN Topology Examples
    3. Single Homed vs. Dual Homed
  35. Lesson 4 Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
    1. Border Gateway Protocol (BGP): Introduction
    2. BGP Overview
    3. BGP Configuration and Verification
  36. Module 4 Summary—Wide Area Networks (WANs)
    1. Summary—Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  37. Module 5 Network Services
    1. Network Services: Introduction
  38. Lesson 1 Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
    1. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP): Introduction
    2. DHCP Theory
    3. IP Helper Address
    4. Configuring a Router as a DHCP Server
  39. Lesson 2 Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
    1. Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP): Introduction
    2. HSRP Operation
    3. HSRP Configuration
  40. Lesson 3 Network Address Translation (NAT)
    1. Network Address Translation (NAT): Introduction
    2. NAT Fundamentals
    3. Static NAT Configuration
    4. Dynamic NAT Configuration
    5. Port Address Translation (PAT) Configuration
  41. Lesson 4 Network Time Protocol (NTP)
    1. Network Time Protocol (NTP): Introduction
    2. NTP Theory
    3. NTP Configuration and Verification
  42. Lesson 5 Quality of Service (QoS)
    1. Quality of Service (QoS): Introduction
    2. Fundamentals of QoS
    3. Traffic Markings
    4. Trusting Devices
    5. Prioritizing Traffic Types
    6. Shaping vs. Policing
    7. QoS Configuration Example
  43. Module 5 Summary—Network Services
    1. Summary—Network Services
  44. Module 6 Securing Network Devices
    1. Securing Network Devices: Introduction
  45. Lesson 1 Switch Security
    1. Switch Security: Introduction
    2. Physical Security
    3. Switch Port Security
    4. Shutting Down Unused Ports
    5. Putting Unused Ports in an Unused VLAN
    6. Non-Default Native VLAN
    7. 802.1x
    8. DHCP Snooping
    9. AAA
  46. Lesson 2 Access Control Lists (ACLs)
    1. Access Control Lists (ACLs): Introduction
    2. ACL Overview
    3. Standard ACLs
    4. Numbered Extended ACLs
    5. Named Extended ACLs
    6. ACL Considerations
    7. Troubleshooting ACLs
    8. IPv6 ACLs
  47. Module 6 Summary—Securing Network Devices
    1. Summary—Securing Network Devices
  48. Module 7 Network Management
    1. Network Management: Introduction
    2. Network Management Protocols
    3. Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
    4. Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
    5. Using CDP or LLDP to Map a Network
    6. Syslog Operation
    7. Syslog Configuration and Verification
    8. SNMP Operation
    9. SNMPv2 Configuration and Verification
    10. SNMPv3 Configuration and Verification
    11. Cisco IP SLA Fundamentals
    12. Cisco IP SLA Configuration
  49. Lesson 2 Device Management
    1. Device Management: Introduction
    2. Understanding a Router’s Boot Sequence
    3. Differentiating Between Boot Options
    4. Working with Cisco IOS Files
    5. Cisco IOS Images
    6. Cisco IOS Licenses
    7. Password Recovery
  50. Lesson 3 Troubleshooting with Cisco IOS Tools
    1. Troubleshooting with Cisco IOS Tools: Introduction
    2. Checking Connectivity with Ping
    3. Tracing a Route
    4. Using the Terminal Monitor Feature
    5. Troubleshooting Case Study
    6. Local SPAN
  51. Lesson 4 Network Programmability
    1. Network Programmability: Introduction
    2. Fundamentals of Software Defined Networking (SDN)
    3. Introducing the APIC-EM
    4. Basic Controller Programming
    5. Using the APIC-EM Path Trace ACL Analysis Tool
    6. Module 7 Summary—Network Management
  52. Module 8 Final Preparation
    1. Final Preparation: Introduction
    2. How to Register for the Exam
    3. Study Strategies
    4. What to do on Exam Day
    5. Module 8 Summary—Final Preparation

Product information

  • Title: CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125
  • Author(s): Kevin Wallace
  • Release date: September 2016
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 0134580710