Cisco 350-401 ENCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies

Hours: 150 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $1,699.00

Course Overview:

Get certified for the Cisco CCNP ENCOR (350-401) course and lab. Lab simulates real-world, hardware, software, and command-line interface environments and can be mapped to any textbook, course, or training. The course and lab cover the 350-401 exam objectives and teach you how to work with dual-stack (IPv4 and IPv6) architecture, virtualization, infrastructure, network assurance, security, automation, and many more.

This course prepares students to take the Cisco 350-401 ENCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies national certification exam.

Course Outline:

Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Goals and Methods
  • Who Should Read This Course?
  • Strategies for Exam Preparation
  • How This Course Is Organized
  • Certification Exam Topics and This Course
Chapter 2: Packet Forwarding
  • Network Device Communication
  • Forwarding Architectures
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
  • References in This Lesson
Chapter 3: Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Spanning Tree Protocol Fundamentals
  • Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
Chapter 4: Advanced STP Tuning
  • STP Topology Tuning
  • Additional STP Protection Mechanisms
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
Chapter 5: Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
Chapter 6: VLAN Trunks and EtherChannel Bundles
  • VLAN Trunking Protocol
  • Dynamic Trunking Protocol
  • EtherChannel Bundle
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
Chapter 7: IP Routing Essentials
  • Routing Protocol Overview
  • Path Selection
  • Static Routing
  • Virtual Routing and Forwarding
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
Chapter 8: EIGRP
  • EIGRP Fundamentals
  • Path Metric Calculation
  • Failure Detection and Timers
  • Route Summarization
  • Review All Key Topics
  • References in This Lesson
Chapter 9: OSPF
  • OSPF Fundamentals
  • OSPF Configuration
  • Default Route Advertisement
  • Common OSPF Optimizations
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
  • References in This Lesson
 Chapter 10: Advanced OSPF
  • Areas
  • Link-State Announcements
  • Discontiguous Networks
  • OSPF Path Selection
  • Summarization of Routes
  • Route Filtering
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
  • References in This Lesson
Chapter 11: OSPFv3
  • OSPFv3 Fundamentals
  • OSPFv3 Configuration
  • IPv4 Support in OSPFv3
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
  • References in This Lesson
Chapter 12: BGP
  • BGP Fundamentals
  • Basic BGP Configuration
  • Route Summarization
  • Multiprotocol BGP for IPv6
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
  • References in This Lesson
Chapter 13: Advanced BGP
  • BGP Multihoming
  • Conditional Matching
  • Route Maps
  • BGP Route Filtering and Manipulation
  • BGP Communities
  • Understanding BGP Path Selection
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
  • References in This Lesson
Chapter 14: Multicast
  • Multicast Fundamentals
  • Multicast Addressing
  • Internet Group Management Protocol
  • Protocol Independent Multicast
  • Rendezvous Points
  • Review All Key Topics
  • References in This Lesson
Chapter 15: QoS
  • The Need for QoS
  • QoS Models
  • Classification and Marking
  • Policing and Shaping
  • Congestion Management and Avoidance
  • Review All Key Topics
  • References In This Lesson
Chapter 16: IP Services
  • Time Synchronization
  • First-hop Redundancy Protocol
  • Network Address Translation
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
 Chapter 17: Overlay Tunnels
  • Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) Tunnels
  • IPsec Fundamentals
  • Cisco Location/ID Separation Protocol (LISP)
  • Virtual Extensible Local Area Network (VXLAN)
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
Chapter 18: Wireless Signals and Modulation
  • Understanding Basic Wireless Theory
  • Carrying Data Over an RF Signal
  • Review All Key Topics
Chapter 19: Wireless Infrastructure
  • Wireless LAN Topologies
  • Pairing Lightweight APs and WLCs
  • Leveraging Antennas for Wireless Coverage
  • Review All Key Topics
Chapter 20: Understanding Wireless Roaming and Location Services
  • Roaming Overview
  • Roaming Between Centralized Controllers
  • Locating Devices in a Wireless Network
  • Review All Key Topics
Chapter 21: Authenticating Wireless Clients
  • Open Authentication
  • Authenticating with Pre-Shared Key
  • Authenticating with EAP
  • Authenticating with WebAuth
  • Review All Key Topics
 Chapter 22: Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting Client Connectivity from the WLC
  • Troubleshooting Connectivity Problems at the AP
  • Review All Key Topics
Chapter 23: Enterprise Network Architecture
  • Hierarchical LAN Design Model
  • Enterprise Network Architecture Options
  • Review All Key Topics
Chapter 24: Fabric Technologies
  • Software-Defined Access (SD-Access)
  • Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN)
  • Review All Key Topics
Chapter 25: Network Assurance
  • Network Diagnostic Tools
  • Debugging
  • NetFlow and Flexible NetFlow
  • Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) Technologies
  • IP SLA
  • Cisco DNA Center Assurance
  • Review All Key Topics
Chapter 26: Secure Network Access Control
  • Network Security Design for Threat Defense
  • Next-Generation Endpoint Security
  • Network Access Control (NAC)
  • Review All Key Topics
Chapter 27: Network Device Access Control and Infrastructure Security
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Terminal Lines and Password Protection
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)
  • Zone-Based Firewall (ZBFW)
  • Control Plane Policing (CoPP)
  • Device Hardening
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory
Chapter 28: Virtualization
  • Server Virtualization
  • Network Functions Virtualization
  • Review All Key Topics
 Chapter 29: Foundational Network Programmability Concepts
  • Command-Line Interface
  • Application Programming Interface
  • Data Models and Supporting Protocols
  • Cisco DevNet
  • GitHub
  • Basic Python Components and Scripts
  • Review All Key Topics
  • References in This Lesson
Chapter 30: Introduction to Automation Tools
  • Embedded Event Manager
  • Agent-Based Automation Tools
  • Agentless Automation Tools
  • Review All Key Topics

All necessary course materials are included.

Certification(s):

This course prepares students to take the Cisco 350-401 ENCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies national certification exam.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
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  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
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  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.


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