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CCNA Certification: IP Address Components

Welcome to a new lesson about IP addresses. In your preparation for taking the CCNA certification you must know what are the components of an IP address. We previously discussed IP addresses and types of IP addresses. Today we will discuss the components of an IP address. As previously discussed, there are 3 types of

Cisco CCNA Lab Exam Scenario Question 200-120

On the new version of the Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) Routing and Switching 200-120 exam, Cisco made the exam a lot harder to weed out the paper CCNA associates from the real students who can do hardcore networking!  That is a benefit to those who really take the time to study and learn the

CCENT & CCNA Exam Question – OSPF

As we continue our CCENT & CCNA exam question series, today we are going to try to illustrate a drag and drop type scenario.  This is not the easiest thing to do on a static blog page.  But we will give it a try.  Today's CCENT/CCNA exam topic is OSPF.  We will review the different

CCENT & CCNA Syslog Practice Exam Question

As Cisco has had the CCENT and CCNA exams evolve over the years, one of the new topics you can see on the exam is Syslog.  Just merely understanding how routing or switching works at a high level is not good enough these days to pass the CCENT or CCNA exam and more importantly be

What is the salary for a Cisco CCNA?

Are you in the IT field as an entry level help desk associate or a junior LAN administrator and you want to work your way up the corporate ladder to a better paying job?  You already have your CompTIA A+ or one of the lower level Microsoft certifications and you are wondering how do you

Cisco Certification: Open Shortest Path First – OSPF Part I

Today we will talk about the OSPF dynamic routing protocol, as required for Cisco’s CCNA Exam. You should learn this protocol carefully, not only because Cisco requires a good knowledge for the CCNA certification, but you will find it in many network deployments today. From all Interior Gateway Protocols (IGPs), OSPF is probably the most

CCNA Certification: Open Shortest Path First – OSPF

CCNA Certification: Open Shortest Path First - OSPF Today we will talk about the OSPF dynamic routing protocol, as required for Cisco’s CCNA Exam. You should learn this protocol carefully, not only because Cisco requires a good knowledge for the CCNA certification, but you will find it in many network deployments today. From all Interior

Cisco Certification: Open Shortest Path First – OSPF Part II

Now on to part II of our CCNA certification topic of OSPF. OSPF however, can be a challenge in Multiaccess Networks. Creating adjacencies for every two routers in your network can result to a great number of unnecessary adjacencies and this leads to LSA flooding. To better understand the result, the formula to figure out

CCENT & CCNA Skill: A Cisco Router’s IOS Modes

A CCNA's Guide To Traversing a Cisco Router’s IOS Modes One the first day of self-study or boot camp training, some CCENT and CCNA students say they are a bit intimidated by the console session and how to navigate around it.  So we wanted to write a quick primer for those CCENT and CCNA exam

CCNA 640-802 Skill: Introduction to Routing

Welcome to the CiscoKits CCNA Blog!  This will be the first in a series of our weekly blogs covering the various topics you will see on your Cisco CCNA 640-802 certification exam.  We encourage you to participate in the blog by adding your own comments and feedback regarding your experiences on preparing for the exam