Course Overview:

The Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services (ENARSI) gives you the knowledge you need to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot an enterprise network. This course covers advanced routing and infrastructure technologies, expanding on the topics covered in the N-415: Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR).

Attendees to N-425 : Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services ( ENSARI) will receive TechNow approved course materials, expert instruction, and prepare you to take the 300-410 Implementing Cisco® Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services (ENARSI) exam.

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Dates/Locations:

Date/Time Event
02/06/2023 - 02/10/2023
08:00 -16:00
N-425 : Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services ( ENSARI)
Tech Now, Inc., San Antonio TX
08/14/2023 - 08/18/2023
08:00 -16:00
N-425 : Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services ( ENSARI)
Tech Now, Inc., San Antonio TX

Duration: 5 Days

Course Objectives:

  • Configure classic Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and named EIGRP for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Optimize classic EIGRP and named EIGRP for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Troubleshoot classic EIGRP and named EIGRP for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Configure Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)v2 and OSPFv3 in IPv4 and IPv6 environments
  • Optimize OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 behavior
  • Troubleshoot OSPFv2 for IPv4 and OSPFv3 for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Implement route redistribution using filtering mechanisms
  • Troubleshoot redistribution
  • Implement path control using Policy-Based Routing (PBR) and IP Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • Configure Multiprotocol-Border Gateway Protocol (MP-BGP) in IPv4 and IPv6 environments
  • Optimize MP-BGP in IPv4 and IPv6 environments
  • Troubleshoot MP-BGP for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Describe the features of Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
  • Describe the major architectural components of an MPLS VPN
  • Identify the routing and packet forwarding functionalities for MPLS VPNs
  • Explain how packets are forwarded in an MPLS VPN environment
  • Implement Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS®) Dynamic Multipoint VPNs (DMVPNs)
  • Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Describe the tools available to secure the IPV6 first hop
  • Troubleshoot Cisco router security features
  • Troubleshoot infrastructure security and services

Prerequisites:

 

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Course Overview:

An in-depth course on how to use and configure Cisco Firepower Threat Defense technology,  from device setup and configuration and including routing, high availability, Firepower Threat Defense migration, traffic control, and Network Address Translation (NAT).  Students implement advanced Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) and Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) features, including network intelligence, file type detection, network based malware detection, and deep packet inspection.
Students will also learn how to configure site to site VPN, remote access VPN, and SSL decryption before moving on to detailed analysis, system administration, and troubleshooting.  This course combines lecture materials and hands on labs throughout to make sure that students are able to successfully deploy and manage the Cisco Firepower system.

It is a five-day instructor-led course that is aimed at providing network security engineers with the knowledge and skills that are needed to implement and maintain perimeter solutions that are based on Cisco Firepower security appliances. At the end of the course, students will be able to reduce risk to their IT infrastructure and applications using Cisco Firepower security appliance features, and provide detailed operations support for the Firepower appliance.

Attendees to N-485: In-Depth Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Threat Defense NGFW will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

Date/Locations:

No Events

Duration: 5 days

Course Objectives:

  • Understand Sourcefire, Firepower 6.2, FireAMP, and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD)
  • Configure the Firepower Management Center (FMC)
  • Raise you confidence managing the Firepower Manager and Firepower tThreat Defense (FTD)
  • Describe the Cisco Firepower Systems infrastructure
  • Navigate the user interface and administrative features of the Cisco Firepower 6.2 system, including advanced analysis and reporting functionality to properly assess threats
  • Describe the System Configuration and Health policies and implement them
  • Describe the role Network Discovery (Firepower) technology plays in the Cisco devices
  • Describe, create, and implement objects for use in Access Control policies
  • Create DNS and URL policies and configure Sinkholes
  • Configure FTD policies such as Platform, Routing, Interface, Zones, PreFilter, QoS, NAT and Flex Config!
  • Describe advanced policy configuration and Firepower system configuration options
  • Configure Malware Policies to find and stop Malware
  • Understand Security Intelligence, and how to configure SI to stop attacks NOW!
  • Configure policies to find and stop Ransomware
  • Understand how to fine tune IPS policies
  • Understand how to find tun Snort Preprocessor policies (NAP)
  • Configure Correlation events, white rules, traffic profiles and create respective events and remediate them
  • Analyze events
  • Create reporting templates and schedule them
  • Configure backups, rule updates, Firepower Recommendations, URL updates, and more to run every week automatically
  • Set up external authentication for users using LDAP/Realms
  • Configuring system integration, realms, and identity sources
  • Configure FMC domains and implement them
  • Configure FTD HA with two FTD devices
  • SSL Policy – decrypt your traffic
  • AnyConnect and Site-to-Site VPN
  • Understand network and host based AMP.  Configure and analyze host based AMP
  • Understand Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
  • Configure ISE and integrate with Cisco FMC identity policy using PxGrid

Prerequisites:

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Course Overview:

This course delivers the technical knowledge, insight, and hands-on training to receive in-depth knowledge on Wireshark® and TCP/IP communications analysis. You will learn to use Wireshark to identify the most common causes of performance problems in TCP/IP communications. You will learn about the underlying theory of TCP/IP and the most used application protocols, so that you can intelligently examine network traffic for performance issues or possible Indicators of Compromise (IoC).

Duration: 5 Days

Audience:

Anyone interested in learning to troubleshoot and optimize TCP/IP networks and analyze network traffic with Wireshark, especially network engineers, information technology specialists, and security analysts.

Course Prerequisites:

We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisite:
• Network+

Dates/Locations: No Events

Course Outline:

DAY ONE

Course Set Up and Analyzer Testing

Network Analysis Overview
Wireshark Functionality Overview
Capturing Wired and Wireless Traffic
Define Global and Personal Preferences for Faster Analysis
Defined Time Values and Interpret Summaries
Interpret Basic Trace File Statistics to Identify Trends
Create and Apply Display Filters for Efficient Analysis

DAY TWO

Follow Streams and Reassemble Data
Use Wireshark’s Expert System to Identify Anomalies
TCP/IP Analysis Overview
Analyze Common TCP/IP Traffic Patterns

DAY THREE

Graph I/O Rates and TCP Trends
802.11 (WLAN) Analysis Fundamentals
Voice over IP (VoIP) Analysis Fundamentals
Network Forensics Fundamentals

DAY FOUR

Detect Scanning and Discovery Processes
Analyze Suspect Traffic

DAY FIVE

Use Command‐Line Tools

Next/Related Courses:

 

 

Course Overview:

The certification for this course is retired.  The course is still offered to support our customers who desire a courses specific to the ASA Firewall.  This course is based on the latest ASA code. It is a five-day instructor-led course that is aimed at providing network security engineers with the knowledge and skills that are needed to implement and maintain perimeter solutions that are based on Cisco ASA security appliances. At the end of the course, students will be able to reduce risk to their IT infrastructure and applications using Cisco ASA security appliance features, and provide detailed operations support for the ASA appliance.

Attendees to N-475: Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall Solutions will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

Date/Locations:

No Events

Duration: 5 days

Course Objectives:

  • Evaluate the basic firewall technology, features, hardware models, and licensing options of the Cisco ASA security appliance.
  • Implement and troubleshoot basic Cisco ASA security appliance connectivity and device management plane features.
  • Configure and verify Cisco ASA security appliance network integration.
  • Configure and verify Cisco ASA security appliance policy.
  • Configure and verify high availability and virtualization on Cisco ASA security appliances.

Prerequisites:

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Course Overview:

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

Attendees to N-415: Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) will receive TechNow approved course materials, expert instruction, and prepare you to take the 350-401 Implementing Cisco® Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) exam.

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Dates/Locations:

Date/Time Event
01/30/2023 - 02/03/2023
08:00 -16:00
N-415: Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR)
Tech Now, Inc., San Antonio TX
08/07/2023 - 08/11/2023
08:00 -16:00
N-415: Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR)
Tech Now, Inc., San Antonio TX

Duration: 5 Days

Course 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 Ternary Content Addressable Memory (TCAM) and Content Addressable Memory (CAM), along with process switching, fast switching, and Cisco Express Forwarding concepts
  • Troubleshoot Layer 2 connectivity using VLANs and trunking
  • Implementation of redundant switched networks using Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Troubleshooting link aggregation using Etherchannel
  • Describe the features, metrics, and path selection concepts of Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  • Implementation and optimization of Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)v2 and OSPFv3, including adjacencies, packet types, and areas, summarization, and route filtering for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Implementing External Border Gateway Protocol (EBGP) interdomain routing, path selection, and single and dual-homed networking
  • Implementing network redundancy using protocols including Hot Standby Routing Protocol (HSRP) and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
  • Implementing internet connectivity within Enterprise using static and dynamic Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Describe the virtualization technology of servers, switches, and the various network devices and components
  • Implementing overlay technologies such as Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF), Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE), VPN, and Location Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP)
  • Describe the components and concepts of wireless networking including Radio Frequency (RF) and antenna characteristics, and define the specific wireless standards
  • Describe the various wireless deployment models available, include autonomous Access Point (AP) deployments and cloud-based designs within the centralized Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) architecture
  • Describe wireless roaming and location services
  • Describe how APs communicate with WLCs to obtain software, configurations, and centralized management
  • Configure and verify Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP), WebAuth, and Pre-Shared Key (PSK) wireless client authentication on a WLC
  • Troubleshoot wireless client connectivity issues using various available tools
  • Troubleshooting Enterprise networks using services such as Network Time Protocol (NTP), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Cisco Internetwork Operating System (Cisco IOS®) IP Service Level Agreements (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
  • Configure secure administrative access for Cisco IOS devices using the Command-Line Interface (CLI) access, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Access Control List (ACL), and Secure Shell (SSH), and explore device hardening concepts to secure devices from less secure applications, such as Telnet and HTTP
  • Implement scalable administration using Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) and the local database, while exploring the features and benefits
  • Describe the enterprise network security architecture, including the purpose and function of VPNs, content security, logging, endpoint security, personal firewalls, and other security features
  • Explain the purpose, function, features, and workflow of Cisco DNA Center™ Assurance for Intent-Based Networking, for network visibility, proactive monitoring, and application experience
  • Describe the components and features of the Cisco SD-Access solution, including the nodes, fabric control plane, and data plane, while illustrating the purpose and function of the Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) gateways
  • Define the components and features of Cisco SD-WAN solutions, including the orchestration plane, management plane, control plane, and data plane
  • Describe the concepts, purpose, and features of multicast protocols, including Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) v2/v3, Protocol-Independent Multicast (PIM) dense mode/sparse mode, and rendezvous points
  • Describe the concepts and features of Quality of Service (QoS), and describe the need within the enterprise network
  • Explain basic Python components and conditionals with script writing and analysis
  • Describe network programmability protocols such as Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF) and RESTCONF
  • Describe APIs in Cisco DNA Center and vManage

Prerequisites:

  • CCNA certification
  • Implementation of Enterprise LAN networks
  • Basic understanding of Enterprise routing and wireless connectivity
  • Basic understanding of Python scripting

 

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Instructor comments: Tim was a great.

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Instructor comments: Awesome

Facilities comments: Great


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