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Cisco Routing and Switching 300-115

If you’re looking to get Cisco SWITCH certified, this course will help prepare you for the SWITCH 300-115 exam. This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge of complex enterprise switching solutions that use the Cisco Enterprise Campus Architecture.

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19 Training Hours
Cisco Routing and Switching 300-115
60 On-demand Videos
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Course Topics
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Cisco Routing and Switching 300-115

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Course Description

Enhancing Networking Expertise with Cisco Routing and Switching

Embark on a journey to master complex enterprise switching solutions with our Cisco Routing and Switching 300-115 course. Designed for aspirants aiming to ace the SWITCH 300-115 exam, this course is a gateway to the prestigious CCNP Routing and Switching certification. Delve into the intricacies of deploying IP switched networks and configuring advanced Cisco enterprise-switched solutions, essential for today’s networking professionals​​.

Exam Objectives: Navigating the Cisco SWITCH 300-115 Exam with Precision

The SWITCH 300-115 exam is a critical step towards obtaining your CCNP Routing and Switching or CCDP certification. This exam evaluates your proficiency in planning, configuring, and troubleshooting advanced LAN switching solutions. Prepare to face a range of questions, from multiple-choice to scenario-based simulations, within a 120-minute timeframe. Prerequisites include a CCNA R&S or any CCIE certification​​.

Course Topics: Comprehensive Modules for In-Depth Learning

  1. Plan and Design: Explore Cisco Enterprise Architecture, network security, and NTP fundamentals.
  2. Switch Configuration: Master VLAN, trunking, Ether Channel, and port security.
  3. IP Configuration: Dive into DHCP, IPV6 configurations, and network monitoring with IPSLA.
  4. STP and RTP: Understand routing between VLANs and enhance STP configurations.
  5. Routing: Learn routing techniques on multi-layer switches and external routers.
  6. HSRP, VRRP, GLBP: Configure high availability protocols like HSRP, VRRP, and GLBP.
  7. Course Review: Reinforce learning with reviews and demos on complex network designs​​.

Who Will Benefit From This Course

  • Network Engineers
  • IT Professionals seeking CCNP certification
  • Networking Students
  • Professionals aiming to enhance their Cisco switching knowledge

Course Highlights: Key Features and Benefits

  • In-depth coverage of SWITCH 300-115 exam topics
  • Practical insights into enterprise switching solutions
  • Interactive learning modules
  • Access to comprehensive course materials

Job Outlook: Cisco Certified Professionals

The demand for skilled network professionals with Cisco certifications is consistently high. Organizations across various sectors seek individuals proficient in routing and switching for maintaining robust network infrastructures.

Salary Ranges: U.S. National Estimates

  • Entry-Level: $50,000 – $70,000
  • Mid-Level: $70,000 – $90,000
  • Senior-Level: $90,000 – $110,000

Key Term Knowledge Base: Key Terms Related to Cisco Routing and Switching 300-115 Course

The Cisco Routing and Switching 300-115 course is integral for professionals pursuing the CCNP Routing and Switching certification. This course covers advanced knowledge in network design and implementation, particularly focusing on Cisco’s switch technologies. Below is a list of key terms related to this course, which are crucial for understanding and mastering the concepts taught in the curriculum.

CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional)A Cisco certification level indicating advanced knowledge in networking.
SWITCH Exam (300-115)A Cisco certification exam focused on switching technologies and practices.
VLAN (Virtual Local Area Network)A logical subdivision of a network, separating devices without regard to physical location.
STP (Spanning Tree Protocol)A network protocol that ensures a loop-free topology for Ethernet networks.
EtherChannelA technology that allows the grouping of several physical Ethernet links to create a logical Ethernet link for increased bandwidth and redundancy.
VTP (VLAN Trunking Protocol)A Cisco protocol that simplifies the management of VLANs across a network.
HSRP (Hot Standby Router Protocol)A Cisco redundancy protocol for establishing a fault-tolerant default gateway.
Port SecurityA feature on Cisco switches to control access and secure network ports.
Layer 3 SwitchA switch that can perform routing functions in addition to switching.
SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol)A protocol used for network management and monitoring.
QoS (Quality of Service)Techniques to manage network resources by setting priorities for specific types of data.
Multilayer SwitchA network switch that operates at both the data link layer and network layer.
RSTP (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol)An evolution of STP that provides faster convergence.
PVST+ (Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus)A Cisco enhancement of STP that allows a separate instance of STP per VLAN.
EIGRP (Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol)An advanced distance-vector routing protocol used on a computer network for automating routing decisions and configuration.
OSPF (Open Shortest Path First)A routing protocol for Internet Protocol (IP) networks that uses a link state routing algorithm.
BGP (Border Gateway Protocol)The protocol used to make core routing decisions on the Internet.
Network ConvergenceThe process where a single network handles multiple types of traffic such as voice, data, and video.
ACL (Access Control List)A list of permissions attached to an object specifying access rights to users.
RedundancyThe duplication of critical components or functions of a system to increase reliability.

These terms are essential for anyone engaged in the Cisco Routing and Switching 300-115 course, as they form the backbone of the knowledge required for the CCNP certification and practical network management.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cisco Routing and Switching 300-115

What is the Cisco Routing and Switching 300-115 course about?

This course is designed to prepare you for the Cisco 300-115 SWITCH exam, which is one of the exams required for obtaining the Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching or CCDP certification. The course focuses on deploying IP switched networks and developing strategies for implementing and verifying Cisco enterprise-switched solutions​.

What are the key learning outcomes of the Cisco Routing and Switching 300-115 course?

By taking this course, students will learn troubleshooting, maintaining Cisco IP Networks, building redundancy, Routing & Switching, and advanced switch features. The course will provide exposure to Cisco Advanced Routing and knowledge applicable in real-world environments​.

What is the SWITCH 300-115 exam?

The 300-115 SWITCH exam is a test of your ability to plan, implement, verify, and troubleshoot complex LAN switching solutions in an enterprise environment. It is part of the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification track, along with the ROUTE and TSHOOT exams​.

What is the format of the SWITCH 300-115 exam?

The SWITCH 300-115 exam consists of 45-65 questions. The types of questions include traditional multiple choice (requiring multiple answers), drag-and-drop, fill-in-the-blank questions, and several interactive scenario-based simulations. The exam has a time limit of 120 minutes.

What are the prerequisites for taking the Cisco Routing and Switching 300-115 course?

To earn the CCNP R&S credential, which includes the 300-115 SWITCH exam, candidates must already have a CCNA R&S or any CCIE certification. Apart from the 300-115 test, they must sit for two other assessments, which are 300-101 and 300-135. For the CCDP badge, the prerequisites include passing 300-101, 300-120, and 300-115 Cisco tests. In addition, a candidate should be previously certified with CCDA and CCNA R&S, or CCDA and CCNP R&S, or any valid Cisco CCIE/CCDE certification.

Where can I register for the SWITCH 300-115 exam?

You can register for the SWITCH 300-115 exam through the Pearson VUE website​.

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Course Outline

Cisco 300-115: CCNP - SWITCH - Routing and Switching Course Content

Module 1: Plan And Design

  •    Course And Instructor Introduction

  •    Planning For Complex Network-Part1

  •    Planning For Complex Network-Part2

  •    Intro To Cisco Enterprise Architecture And CAM-Part1

  •    Intro To Cisco Enterprise Architecture And CAM-Part2

  •    Review Networking Topology-Part1

  •    Review Networking Topology-Part2

  •    Review OSI Model

  •    Review SLA

  •    Network Discovery

  •    NTP Explained-Part1

  •    NTP Explained-Part2

  •    Network Security-Part1

  •    Network Security-Part2

Module 2: Switch Configuration

  •    VLAN And Trunking-Part1

  •    VLAN And Trunking-Part2

  •    VTP Intro And Config

  •    Ether Channel Configuration And Load Balancing

  •    More Ether Channel Configuration-Part1

  •    More Ether Channel Configuration-Part2

  •    Port Security

  •    Root Guard

  •    Configuring MST

Module 3: IP Configuration

  •    DHCP Intro And Config-Part1

  •    DHCP Intro And Config-Part2

  •    IPV6 Intro And Config-Part1

  •    IPV6 Intro And Config-Part2

  •    Configure DHCP

  •    Configure DHCPV6

  •    Configure IPSLA

  •    NTP Configuration

  •    Network Monitoring Using IPSLA-Part1

  •    Network Monitoring Using IPSLA-Part2

  •    Network Monitoring Using IPSLA-Part3

Module 4: STP And RTP

  •    Config Routing Between VLANs With A Router

  •    Improves STP Config-Part1

  •    Improve STP Config-Part2

  •    Improve STP Config-Part3

  •    Improve STP Config-Part4

  •    Implement RSTP

  •    Intro And Config MST

Module 5: Routing

  •    Config Routing Between VLANs With A Router

  •    Routing On A Multi Layer Switch

  •    Routing With An External Router

  •    Further Routing On Multilayer Switch

Module 6: HSRP, VRRP, GLBP

  •    Configure And Tune HSRP

  •    Configure HSRP With Load Balancing

  •    HSRP For IPv6

  •    Configure VRRP

  •    Configure VRRP With Load Balancing

  •    Implement GLBP

  •    Configure GLBP

Module 7: Course Review

  •    Designing Complex Networks

  •    Review Demo CAM

  •    Review Demo VLANs And Trunking

  •    Review Demo VTP Configure

  •    Review Demo Ether Channel And Load Balancing

  •    Review Demo RSTP

  •    Review Demo Routing Between VLANs With A Router

  •    Course Outro

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Your Training Instructor

Rafiq Wayani

Rafiq Wayani

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Rafiq has extensive experience including more than 20 years in IT as a Systems Architect, Software Engineer, DBA, and Project Manager. He has instructed in a variety of technical areas and has designed and implemented network and information systems. Bringing nearly 30 years of advanced IT experience to each course and adding his unique perspective and “real world” tips, Rafiq has a knack for making complex topics easy to understand.

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