This Advanced CCNA/Starter CCNP IV Kit is designed to give you the most bang for your buck to help you pass your CCNA exam while being a Starter CCNP Kit.
As you may know, the new CCNP test requires IOS 12.4(25) which the cheaper routers do not support so you will need to step up to the 1760 series or better. So understanding that you may want an advanced CCNA lab kit that you can use as a starter CCNP kit, we developed this kit for those on a limited budget. This kit will support all the features to pass your CCNA and give you a start on your CCNP certification. The 1760 series is going to support 12.4(25), IPv6 and Inter-VLAN Routing. We include a 1760 router which is your FE router and will support inter-VLAN Routing and will also house a WIC-2A/S serial module. We also include a 1841 12.4(24) IOS ISR router with two Fast Etherent ports so you will be able to set this up as a Cable/DSL, NAT/PAT Router and it will also support CCP, IPv6 and 15.1(4) with a memory upgrade and it will also have a WIC-2A/S Serial module. The 2500 12.3(24) series unit can be used in a few different ways such as your frame relay router and will support IPv6. In this kit we have a 3550 Layer 3 switch which I think you will find is really, really, really cool! It basically means it can do routing just like a router too! Additionally you will get a two 2950 switches that will round out your switch Domain. We also offer you the option to upgrade your switches in this kit as noted below:
- The base 2950 supports 12.1(22) (SI) Stanard Image IOS which covers 95% of the CCNA exam. It can pass IPv6 traffic, but does not support IPv6 addressing.
- The 2950C/T/G upgrade supports 12.1(22) (EI) Enchanced Image IOS which will support Enhanced QoS, 802.1s MISTP, and 802.1w RSTP.
- The 2960 upgrade supports 15.0(2) IOS and IPv6 addressing and can do very limited Layer 3 static routing.
- The 3550 upgrade supports true Layer 3 routing while running 12.2(44)SE6 EMI IOS.
- The 3560 upgrade supports 15.0(2)SE5 IOS and true Layer 3 routing and PVLAN and QoS features the 3550 does not.
Listed below are the base componets of the kit of which you can select any of the upgrades we described above.
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- One Cisco 1760 96/32 12.4 Router
- One Cisco 1841 Dual FastEthernet 128/32 -upgrade to 256/64 for IOS 15.1(4)
- One Cisco 2501 16/16 12.3(25) IOS Router & Transceiver
- One 3550-24 port 12.2(44) EMI IOS Layer 3 Switch
- Two Cisco 2950 12.1(22) IOS Switch(upgrade to 2950C for the Enhanced Image IOS)
- Two WIC-2A/S Two Port Serial Modules
- Two DB60 to Smart Serial DTE/DCE back to back cables
- Six Power Cables
- Cisco Console Cable Kit
- Two Ethernet Crossover Cables
- Three Etherent Patch Cables
- 30 Day Warranty!
- Additional Items Include:
- 450 Page CCNA Lab Workbook Covering 60+ Labs! ($44.99 value)
- How & Why We Subnet Workbook ($19.99 value)
- CCENT, ICND2 & CCNA Practice Exam Simulators ($149.97 value)
- CCENT, ICND2 & CCNA Boot Camp Study Guide eBooks ($89.97 value)
- CCNA CRAM Sheet ($14.99 value)
- TCP/IP Study Poster ($9.99 value)
- CertificationKits TFTP Server
- CertificationKits Subnet Calculator
- CertificationKits Binary Bits Game
- 50 CCNA Instructional Videos
- Cisco Network Assistant
- Cisco Router Password Decryptor
- Cisco VPN Client 5.0.04.0410
- Port Scanner
- WinPcap 4.1.3
- WireShark 1.10.05
- IOS Backup as noted above for the routers and switches
- Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP) 2.8 for 1841/2800 Series Routers
This is a complete Cisco certification kit and much more than just hardware to build a lab. Obviously we include the hardware you need but we also include ALL of the study material you need to pass your exam in one kit which we will show you samples of below. No other kit contains a physical 450+ page CCNA Lab Workbook, a physical 100 page Subnetting workbook, our three ICND1, ICND2, and CCNA practice exam simulators so that you can break your exam studies up in the way that best fits your study style. These practice exam simulators are so good that when they are purchased as a solo product we offer our Pass Guarantee. Then we also include our ICND1 1001-101, ICND2 200-101, and CCNA 200-120 Boot Camp Study Guides in Windows eBook format. These are not pirated copies of eBooks, but fully licensed copies that are 436, 384, and 780 pages respectively! So let’s take a look at some of these samples and then we will get to all of the other materials we include which we have not mentioned yet!
CCNA Lab Workbook
Here is a sample topology from our 450+ page CCNA Lab Workbook that will walk you through over 60 labs. You can see them all listed at the bottom of this page. Notice how we have redundant links and combine both WAN and LAN technologies in our lab as they each use different encapsulation types. These are the types of complex labs that will help you actually learn the topics in the CCNA exam. This is a $44.99 value alone.
Click here to download the sample CCNA EIGRP Lab
Subnetting Lab Workbook
Now let’s take a look at a portion of a chapter in our subnetting workbook by downloading the sample chapter in pdf format here. Notice we explain the theory behind the process and then give you written lab exercises at the end of each section. You will get over 100 practice questions to burn subnetting into your brain! Keep in mind you will receive the full printed book when you order the kit. This is a $19.99 value alone.
ICND1, ICND2, and CCNA Exam Simulator
Now let’s take a look at a sample of our CCNA exam simulator program which you can download a trial version here. Notice that these are not simple questions like what protocol runs on port 21. You have to be able to read and understand the topology, comprehend the different subnets shown and understand what they infer that Cisco is not going to tell you and then draw conclusions based upon the problem that is described in the question. These are not the kind of questions you can brain dump. These force you to learn the concepts covered on the exam and prepare you for the types of questions you will see on the exam. We also provided detailed explanations on why each possible answer is right or wrong. You need to understand why you answered questions incorrectly so you don’t make the same mistake twice! These are so good that when purchased as a solo product we offer our Pass Guarantee. Each one of these normally costs $49.99 each when purchased separately for a total value of $149.97. Compare this to the exam simulators offered by Transcender for $139 or Measure-Up for $99 per exam!
ICND1, ICND2, and CCNA Boot Camp eBooks
We also include Windows eBooks from our ICND1 100-101, ICND2 200-101 and CCNA 200-120 boot camps (these are not pirated eBooks). You can click the link to download a PDF sample of our Advanced IOS Management chapter. We offer these eBooks individually for $29.99 each but we include all three in our kits for free! That is an $89.97 value.
CRAM Sheet, TCP/IP Poster & CCNA CBT Training DVD
You will also get our CCNA CRAM Sheet. This six page, full color laminated foldout is a great addition to your CCNA study arsenal which is easy to carry around so you can study the exam key points anywhere. You will also get our CCNA TCP/IP Study Poster to hand in your cube or study area. It compares and contrasts many of the differences between IPv4 and IPv6 for your CCNA exam. You can also add as an option to your kit our CCNA CBT DVD. This CCNA computer based training is comprised of 44 videos that total more than 22 hours of CCNA training that you can get as a $50 add-on to your kit. This is the same instruction you would receive it you sat in a full week CCNA boot camp.
Having a problem with one of our lab scenarios? We include free lifetime support for our customers. Just shoot us an email and we will help you through it!
The total value of our study materials that are added to your kit is $329.90! You will need to have these extra items like a lab workbook, subnet workbook, practice exams and study guides. Why buy them elsewhere when you can get them for free with your kit? The total value of these items are more than the cost of most of our kits and it is all included for FREE!
Additional Tools and Study Material Included
We also include a ton of other cool things to make your lab experience the best it can be such as our TFTP Server so you can do your IOS upgrade labs, our Subnet Calculator for praticing subnetting, our Binary Bits game to make learning Binary fun, 50 Instructional videos and the many more tools listed below!
Additional Items Include:
CertificationKits TFTP Server
CertificationKits Subnet Calculator
CertificationKits Binay Bits Game
50 CCNA Instructional Videos
Cisco Network Assistant
Cisco Router Password Decryptor
Cisco VPN Client 5.0.04.0410
IOS Backup as applicable to the kit Routers and Switches
Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP) 2.8 for 1841/2800 Routers
What is covered in our 450 page CCNA Lab Workbook? Below you will see listed all the labs in the workbook. Please note that depending on the routers and switches in your lab, you may or may not be able to fully complete every lab.
Lab 1-1 Identifying Router Components and Accessories
Lab 1-2 Router Connectivity
Lab 1-3 Identify Router and Switch IOS
Lab 2-1 Cisco 1700/1800/2500/2600 Series Password Recovery
Lab 2-2 Configure Login, EXEC, and MOTD Banners
Lab 2-3 Configuring the Password Encryption Service
Lab 2-4 Exec Timeout and Login Failure Rate
Lab 2-5 Installing a TFTP Server & Overview
Lab 2-6 Upgrading the IOS for 1700/1800/2500/2600 Routers
Lab 2-7 Cisco Licensing
Lab 3-1 Terminal Server Setup
Lab 4-1 Static Routing
Lab 4-2 Default Routing
Lab 5-1 EIGRP Routing
Lab 5-2 EIGRP Split-Horizon
Lab 6-1 OSPF Routing
Lab 6-2 Multi-Area OSPF Routing
Lab 7-1 Cisco 2900/3500 Switch Password Recovery
Lab 7-2 Switching Introduction
Lab 7-3 VLANs
Lab 7-4 Trunking
Lab 7-5 VTP
Lab 7-6 Spanning Tree Protocol
Lab 7-7 Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
Lab 7-8 Per VLAN Spanning Tree Protocol
Lab 7-9 Inter-VLAN Routing
Lab 7-10 Configuring an EtherChannel Link
Lab 7-11 Configuring EtherChannel Using PagP
Lab 7-12 Configuring Etherchannel Using LACP
Lab 7-13 Configuring a PortChannel Interface
Lab 8-1 Standard ACL
Lab 8-2 Extended ACL
Lab 8-3 Named ACL
Lab 8-4 Trusted Hosts
Lab 8-5 Controlling VTY Access
Lab 9-1 Cisco Discovery Protocol
Lab 9-2 DHCP, DHCP Relay & DHCP Exclusions
Lab 9-3 DNS
Lab 9-4 Configuring NTP
Lab 9-5 Configuring Logging to a Remote Syslog Server
Lab 9-5 NetFlow
Lab 9-6 Routing Redundancy with HSRP and VRRP
Lab 10-1 Static Inside Source Address Translation
Lab 10-2 Dynamic NAT
Lab 10-3 Overloading an Inside Global Address
Lab 11-1 Frame-Relay Switching
Lab 11-2 Frame-Relay on Physical Interfaces
Lab 11-3 Frame-Relay on a Point-to-Point Interface
Lab 11-4 Frame-Relay on Multi-Point Interfaces
Lab 12-1 PPP Encapsulation
Lab 12-2 PPP PAP Authentication
Lab 12-3 PPP CHAP Authentication
Lab 12-4 HDLC Encapsulation
Lab 13-1 IPv6 Link Local Addressing
Lab 13-2 IPv6 EUI-64 Addressing
Lab 13-3 IPv6 Site Local Addressing
Lab 13-4 IPv6 Global Addressing
Lab 13-5 EIGRP IPv6 Routing
Lab 13-6 Configuring Basic IPv6 OSPFv3
Lab 13-7 Configuring IPv6 over Frame-Relay with OSPFv3
Lab 14-1 Configuring an IPSec Tunnel
Lab 14-2 GRE Over IPSec Virtual Tunnel
Lab 15-1 Installing & Configuring Cisco Configuration Professional