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ICND1 2.0: Operating Cisco IOS Software

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Cisco IOS Software is a feature-rich network system software that provides network intelligence to meet all of today's networking demands. It is the industry-leading, and most widely deployed, network system software. This course describes Cisco IOS Software and the basic Cisco IOS CLI functions and operations. This course also describes how to navigate the Cisco IOS CLI configuration modes, how to use embedded keyboard help, how to manage configurations, and how to use additional Cisco IOS features to improve the user experience in the CLI.

Target Audience
Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1 is essential for students preparing for the CCNA Routing and Switching or CCENT certifications. Students pursuing the CCNA Routing and Switching certification should complete parts 1 & 2 of the ICND learning path. Students pursuing the CCENT certification need only attend part 1 of the ICND curriculum. Anyone wishing to obtain Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) 100-101 certification that validates the knowledge and skills required to successfully install, operate, and troubleshoot small to medium size enterprise branch network. Network administrators, network engineers, network managers, network designers, and project managers. Familiarity of navigating PC operating systems, the Internet, and basic IP addressing knowledge skills recommended.

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ICND1 2.0: Operating Cisco IOS Software

  • identify the functions of the Cisco CLI
  • distinguish between user and privileged EXEC command modes
  • recognize CLI command-line input help functions
  • recognize how to get help for CLI error messages
  • recognize how to how to save, back up, and load IOS configurations
  • recognize how to manage Cisco IOSs
  • identify the functions of the command history feature
  • identify the filtering parameters available for output filtering in the CLI
  • manage IOS configurations
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