• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you'll explore various networking devices, including modems, bridges, hubs, switches, routers, proxy servers, load balancers, VPN concentrators, RADIUS servers, IDSs, and IPSs. You will also prepare for exam N10-007.

Learning Objectives

Types of Networking Devices

  • start the course
  • determine where to place and configure firewalls
  • recognize where to deploy and how to configure switches depending on the scenario
  • place switches and hubs and configure them based on circumstances
  • deploy a bridge device and configure it based on a certain scenario
  • recognize when to use modems and how to configure them
  • determine where to deploy a wireless access point and configure it
  • recognize where to place media converters and how to configure them based on a given scenario
  • place and configure wireless range extenders appropriately
  • deploy and configure VoIP endpoints

Practice: Configuring Network Devices

  • describe the characteristics of network devices and how they are used

Advanced Networking

  • recognize when to use multilayered switches
  • list the features of a wireless controller
  • determine when to deploy a load balancer device
  • recognize when to use Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) devices
  • recognize when and where to place proxy servers on a network
  • determine when and where to implement VPN concentrators
  • recognize when to implement AAA services such as RADIUS and TACACS+
  • determine when to deploy UTM appliances
  • provide use cases for NGFW and layer 7 firewall devices
  • determine when and where to configure VoIP gateways
  • recognize when to deploy devices that filter content

Practice: Configuring Advanced Networking

  • configure advanced networking devices

Framework Connections