Routing and Switching Pro

Certification Objectives
Routing and Switching Pro
 Certification Objectives

Device Setup and Configuration

Setup and configure a router

  • View router configuration information
  • Configure router hostnames and interface descriptions
  • Configure router banners
  • Manage router configuration files

Setup and configure a switch

  • View switch configuration information
  • Configure switch hostnames and interface descriptions
  • Configure switch banners
  • Manage switch configuration files

Interface Configuration

Configure a router interface

  • View the status of router interfaces
  • View directly-connected devices using CDP
  • Manage the CDP Configuration
  • Configure Ethernet and serial router interfaces
  • Troubleshoot router connections

Configure a switch interface

  • View the status of switch interfaces
  • Configure interface speed and duplex settings
  • View directly-connected network devices using CDP
  • Manage the CDP configuration

Network Connectivity

Configure device IP settings

  • Configure router TCP/IP settings
  • Configure switch TCP/IP settings
  • Troubleshoot LAN communications

Implement IP routing

  • Calculate and configure subnet masks for network hosts
  • Configure static routes on a router
  • View the routing table on a router
  • Manage auto-summarization between networks

Configure OSPFv2 routing

  • Enable OSPF routing
  • Configure and manage OSPF routing
  • Troubleshoot OSPF routing

Network Access

Configure switch VLANs

  • View information about VLANs configured on a switch
  • Manage default VLAN configuration settings
  • Configure VLANs on a switch
  • Use trunking to extend VLAN to multiple switches
  • Troubleshoot VLAN issues

Configure interVLAN routing

  • Configure interVLAN routing
  • Troubleshoot interVLAN routing issues

Configure spanning tree

  • View STP configuration information
  • Manually configure a switch as a root bridge
  • Configure Rapid PVST+

Configure EtherChannel

  • Configure EtherChannel using PAGP
  • Configure EtherChannel using LACP

Configure wireless networking

  • Create a wireless network
  • Secure a wireless network
  • Design a wireless network
  • Implement and configure a wireless network
  • Optimize a wireless network
  • Troubleshoot a wireless network

Network IP Services

Configure NAT

  • Configure static NAT on a router
  • Configure dynamic NAT on a router
  • Configure overloaded PAT on a router

Configure DHCP

  • Configure the DHCP service on a router
  • Configure DHCP bindings
  • Configure a DHCP relay agent

Configure DNS

  • Configure DNS
  • Create DNS zones
  • Create DNS records
  • Troubleshoot DNS


Configure router security

  • Configure router passwords
  • Secure router access
  • Restrict router remote access

Configure switch security

  • Configure switch passwords
  • Secure switch access
  • Enable switch port security
  • Configure Allowed VLANs
  • Restrict switch remote access

Configure access control list

  • Implement standard, extended, and named ACLs
  • Use wildcard masks in ACLs
  • Use ACLs to permit allowed network traffic
  • Use ACLs to block disallowed network traffic
  • Block disallowed traffic

Implement security measures

  • Implement anti-malware measures
  • Scan and detect open ports
  • Implement device hardening
  • Analyze network traffic using Wireshark
  • Analyze network traffic for potential security risks

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