The Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) v1.2 course provides the knowledge and skills needed to configure, troubleshoot, and manage enterprise wired and wireless networks. You’ll learn to implement security principles within an enterprise network and how to overlay network design by using solutions such as SD-Access and SD-WAN


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Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, students will be able to meet these objectives:
Illustrate the hierarchical network design model and architecture using the access, distribution, and core layers.
Compare and contrast the various hardware and software switching mechanisms and operation, while defining the TCAM and CAM, along with process switching, fast switching, and Cisco Express Forwarding concepts.
Troubleshoot layer 2 connectivity using VLANs, trunking.
Implementation of redundant switched networks using spanning tree protocol.
Troubleshooting link aggregation using Etherchannel.
Describe the features, metrics, and path selection concepts of EIGRP.
Implementation and optimization of OSPFv2 and OSPFv3, including adjacencies, packet types, and areas, summarization and route filtering for IPv4 and IPv6.
Implementing EBGP interdomain routing, path selection and single and dual-homed networking.
Implementing network redundacy using protocols like HSRP and VRRP.
Implementing internet connectivity within Enterprise using static and dynamic NAT.
Describe the virtualization technology of servers, switches, and the various network devices and components.
Implementing overlay technologies like VRF, GRE, VPN and LISP.
Describe the components and concepts of wireless networking including RF, antenna characteristics, and define the specific wireless standards.
Describe the various wireless deployment models available, include autonomous AP deployments and cloud-based designs within the centralized Cisco WLC architecture.
Describe wireless roaming and location services.
Describe how APs communicate with WLCs to obtain software, configurations, and centralized management.
Configure and verify EAP, WebAuth, and PSK wireless client authentication on a WLC.
Troubleshoot wireless client connectivity issues using various tools available.
Troubleshooting Enterprise networks using services like NTP, SNMP , Cisco IOS IP SLAs, NetFlow and Cisco IOS Embedded Event Manager.
Explain the use of available network analysis and troubleshooting tools, which include show and debug commands, as well as best practices in troubleshooting

  • Course Outline

  • Examining Cisco Enterprise Network Architecture
    Understanding Cisco Switching Paths
    Implementing Campus Lan Connectivity
    Building Redundant Switched Topology
    Implementing Layer 2 Port Aggregation
    Understanding EIGRP
    Implementing OSPF
    Optimizing OSPF
    Exploring EBGP
    Implementing Network Redundancy
    Implementing NAT
    Introducing Virtualization Protocols And Techniques
    Understanding Virtual Private Networks And Interfaces
    Understanding Wireless Principles
    Examining Wireless Deployment Options
    Understanding Wireless Roaming And Location Services
    Examining Wireless AP Operation
    Understanding Wireless Client Authentication
    Troubleshooting Wireless Client Connectivity
    Introducing Multicast Protocols
    Introducing QoS
    Implementing Network Services
    Using Network Analysis Tools
    Implementing Infrastructure Security
    Implementing Secure Access Control
    Understanding Enterprise Network Security Architecture
    Exploring Automation and Assurance Using Cisco DNA Center
    Examining the Cisco SD-Access Solution
    Understanding the Working Principles of the Cisco SD-WAN Solution
    Understanding the Basics of Python Programming
    Introducing Network Programmability Protocols
    Introducing APIs in Cisco DNA Center and vManage


This course will help you Configure, troubleshoot, and manage enterprise wired and wireless networks, Implement security principles within an enterprise network.




Knowledge and skills you should have before attending this course: Implementation of Enterprise LAN networks Basic understanding of Enterprise routing and wireless connectivity Basic understanding of Python scripting

Length: 180.0 days (40 hours)


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