Enrolled: 100 students
Duration: 94 minutes
Lectures: 10
Video: 10
Level: Beginner
Network-Principles-for-NetDevOps

This course contains fundamental networking knowledge needed to carry out day to day NetDevOps functions.  It is designed for system admins, DevOps engineers, and network engineers and architects who are involved in the implementation, operation and troubleshooting of complex network infrastructure, and enterprise networking environments.

The topics covered in this course include:

1.1 Network Theory
1.1.a Describe basic software architecture differences between IOS and IOS XE
1.1.a (i) Control plane and Forwarding plane
1.1.a (ii) Impact to troubleshooting and performances
1.1.b Identify Cisco express forwarding concepts
1.1.b (i) RIB, FIB, LFIB, Adjacency table
1.1.b (ii) Load balancing Hash
1.1 b (iii) Polarization concept and avoidance
1.1.c Explain general network challenges
1.1.c (i) Unicast flooding
1.1.c (ii) Out of order packets
1.1.c (iii) Asymmetric routing
1.1.c (iv) Impact of micro burst
1.1.d Explain IP operations
1.1.d (i) ICMP unreachable, redirect
1.1.d (ii) IPv4 options, IPv6 extension headers
1.1.d (iii) IPv4 and IPv6 fragmentation
1.1.d (iv) TTL
1.1.d (v) IP MTU
1.1.e Explain TCP operations
1.1.e (i) IPv4 and IPv6 PMTU
1.1.e (ii) MSS
1.1.e (iii) Latency
1.1.e (iv) Windowing
1.1.e (v) Bandwidth delay product
1.1.e (vi) Global synchronization
1.1.e (vii) Options
Explain UDP operations
1.1.f (i) Starvation
1.1.f (ii) Latency
1.1.f (iii) RTP/RTCP concepts
1.2 Network implementation and operation
Evaluate proposed changes to a network
1.2.a (i) Changes to routing protocol parameters
1.2.a (ii) Migrate parts of a network to IPv6
1.2.a (iii) Routing protocol migration
1.2.a (iv) Adding multicast support
1.2.a (v) Migrate spanning tree protocol
1.2.a (vi) Evaluate impact of new traffic on existing QoS design
1.3 Network troubleshooting
Use IOS troubleshooting tools
1.3.a (i) debug, conditional debug
1.3.a (ii) ping, traceroute with extended options
1.3.a (iii) Embedded packet capture
1.3.a (iv) Performance monitor
Apply troubleshooting methodologies
1.3.b (i) Diagnose the root cause of networking issue (analyze symptoms, identify and
describe root cause)
1.3.b (ii) Design and implement valid solutions according to constraints
1.3.b (iii) Verify and monitor resolution
Interpret packet capture
1.3.c (i) Using Wireshark trace analyzer
1.3.c (ii) Using IOS embedded packet capture

Course Contents

Network Principles course offers a way to get the Cisco networking fundamentals you need to learn in order to transition your career to NetDevOps. This course contains conveniently viewable video courses and online quizzes that allow you to practice until you have nailed down your weak areas.

  • 10 Lessons
  • 3 Quizzes
  • Access to the course discussion forums

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Section 1: Network Theory

1
Lecture 1: Describe basic software architecture differences between IOS and IOS XE
10

Describe basic software architecture differences between IOS and IOS XE

  • Control plane and Forwarding plane
  • Impact to troubleshooting and performances
  • Excluding specific platform`s architecture


2
Lecture 2: Identify Cisco Express Forwarding concepts
10

Identify Cisco express forwarding concepts

  • RIB, FIB, LFIB, Adjacency table
  • Load balancing Hash
  • Polarization concept and avoidance


3
Lecture 3: Explain general network challenges
10

Explain general network challenges

  • Unicast flooding
  • Out of order packets
  • Asymmetric routing
  • Impact of micro burst


4
Lecture 4: Explain IP operations
10

Explain IP operations

  • ICMP unreachable, redirect
  • IPv4 options, IPv6 extension headers
  • IPv4 and IPv6 fragmentation
  • TTL
  • IP MTU


5
Lecture 5: Explain TCP operations
10

Explain TCP operations

  • IPv4 and IPv6 PMTU
  • MSS
  • Latency
  • Windowing
  • Bandwidth delay product
  • Global synchronization
  • Options


6
Lecture 6: Explain UDP operations
10

Explain UDP operations

  • Starvation
  • Latency
  • RTP/RTCP concepts


7
Quiz: Network Theory
10 questions

Network Theory Quiz

Section 2: Network Implementation and Operations

1
Lecture 1: Evaluate proposed changes to a network
10

Evaluate proposed changes to a network

  • Changes to routing protocol parameters
  • Migrate parts of a network to IPv6
  • Routing protocol migration
  • Adding multicast support
  • Migrate spanning tree protocol
  • Evaluate impact of new traffic on existing QoS design


2
Quiz: Network Implementation and Operation
2 questions

Network implementation and operation Quiz

Section 3: Network Troubleshooting

1
Lecture 1: Use IOS troubleshooting tools
10

Use IOS troubleshooting tools

  • debug, conditional debug
  • ping, traceroute with extended options
  • Embedded packet capture
  • Performance monitor


2
Lecture 2: Apply Troubleshooting methodologies
10

Apply troubleshooting methodologies

  • Diagnose the root cause of networking issue [analyze symptoms, identify and describe root cause]
  • Design and implement valid solutions according to constraints
  • Verify and monitor resolution


3
Lecture 3: Interpret Packet Capture
10

Interpret packet capture

  • Using Wireshark trace analyzer
  • Using IOS embedded packet capture


4
Quiz: Network Troubleshooting
6 questions

Network troubleshooting Quiz

Yes. First lesson or lecture within each course is provided as a free sample.

Sample Lecture

This course is for Network Engineers, System Admins, DevOps and Developers who would like to level up their skill set to NetDevOps.
You will need to have basic know-how of computer networking and Cisco products.
You will be able to understand concepts of network theory, network implementation and operation, and network troubleshooting. Additionally, you also will be able to tackle corresponding subject matter in the Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching (R&S) 400-101 V5.1 written and lab exams.

Course History

This course was first released on May 24 2019.

Last Course Update

May 24 2019.

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