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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

CCENT & CCNA Exam Question – Collision & Broadcast Domains

As we venture into today’s Cisco CCENT and CCNA exam scenario based question we will be covering the topic of collision and broadcast domains.  It will be very common for you to see on the CCNA or CCENT exam questions in which you need to identify the number of collision and broadcast domains based upon

DIY CCNA Lab Kit Video

Hi, welcome to the Certification Kits presentation on how to build your very own CCENT/ CCNA home lab. A common question we get is, how many routers to I really need in my lab? As you can see on the slide on the screen, one router will give you the ability to run the commands

CCENT / CCNA STP Exam Question

For today’s CCENT / CCNA certification exam topic we are going to cover Spanning Tree Protocol.  STP is one of the more confusing topics you may encounter on the CCENT and CCNA exams.  I think most of the reason STP is a difficult topic for most is that the student is suffering from information overload