ICND2 - Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 2


Description Building on the skills provided by ICND1 (Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 1), ICND2 not only delivers essential information needed to pass the CCNA certification exams, it also gives you a solid technical foundation to ensure that you can succeed on the job.


  • Network technicians and specialists looking to increase their knowledge of medium-sized switched and routed networks
  • Anyone looking to achieve CCNA certification


  • Firm background in data networking
  • Some hands-on experience with Cisco routers and switches
  • Basic working knowledge of switches and routers
  • Complete understanding of the OSI model, IP addressing, and IP subnetting
  • ICND1 - Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 1

Learning Objectives

  • Review how to configure and troubleshoot a switch and router in a small network environment
  • Expand the switched network from a small to medium network environment
  • Issues with redundant switching
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • Concepts of VLANs and trunking
  • Routing between VLANs
  • Implementing VLSM
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot OSPF and EIGRP
  • When to use access control lists (ACLs) and how to configure, verify, and troubleshoot them
  • Configure NAT and PAT
  • Configure IPv6 addressing and Routing Information Protocol new generation (RIPng)
  • VPN solutions
  • Configure PPP, CHAP, and PAP
  • Frame Relay operation and troubleshooting

Lesson 1. Small Network Implementation

Lesson 2. Medium-Sized Switched Network Construction

  • VLANs and Trunks
  • Spanning Tree Performance Optimization
  • Routing Between VLANs
  • Securing the Expanded Network
  • Troubleshooting Switched Networks

Lesson 3. Medium-Sized Routed Network Construction
  • Routing Operations
  • Implementing VLSM

Lesson 4. Single-Area Open Shortest Path First (OSPF
  • Implementing OSPF
  • Troubleshooting OSPF

Lesson 5. Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  • Implementing EIGRP
  • Troubleshooting EIGRP

Lesson 6. Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • ACL Operation
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting ACLs

Lesson 7. Address Space Management
  • Scaling the Network with NAT and PAT
  • Transitioning to IPv6

Lesson 8. LAN Extension into a WAN
  • VPN Solutions
  • Establishing a Point-to-Point WAN Connection with PPP
  • Establishing a WAN Connection with Frame Relay
  • Troubleshooting Frame Relay WANs