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Cisco ROUTE 2.0: Securing Access

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The need for comprehensive remote access security policies is driven by mobility and consumer trends; configuring remote management access in a secure fashion is of paramount importance to ensure the integrity of networking devices. In this course, you will learn about the AAA security architecture and how to use management access AAA features to secure local and remote access to the network. You will also learn strategies to protect the management plane by limiting access to it, and limiting access to its individual features. How you can use access control lists (ACLs) to filter traffic is also covered.

Target Audience
Anyone wishing to obtain real-world routing knowledge, and those that are considering CCNP and CCIP certification. This learning path's discussion of routing could also benefit early CCIE Routing and Switching candidates. Students completing the ROUTE 2.0 learning path should have a solid foundation in routing fundamentals, Cisco IOS basics, and Cisco routing basics. Attending the ICND1 and ICND2 classes or having the CCNA certification will fulfill these expectations.


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Cisco ROUTE 2.0: Securing Access

  • start the course
  • describe the AAA Model
  • describe how the AAA Model provides administrative and remote user access
  • explain how method lists are used in AAA configurations
  • sequence the tasks in configuring local authentication
  • configure local authentication
  • secure remote access on router ports
  • describe how SSH can be configured to provide remote management
  • describe management plane functions
  • configure management plane access control
  • describe time-based access lists
  • configure ACL logging
  • describe the configuration of an IPv6 access control list
  • troubleshoot an IPv6 access control list issue
  • describe how unicast reverse path forwarding (uRPF) can provide security
  • configure uRPF
  • to describe how to secure access to networking devices
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