Course Details

Name: Cisco BCMSN (Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks) 

Number: 090302 

Prerequisites: CCNA or equivalent experience. Note that CCNA must first be passed before taking the BCMSN certification exam.   

Audience: Technicians, administrators, designers or system engineers interested in challenging the Cisco BCMSN Switching exam.  

Objectives: Upon successful completion students will be able to:
  • Understand, implement and troubleshoot VLANs - Native, Default, Static, Access
  • Understand, implement and troubleshoot 802.1q and ISL trunking
  • Configure VTP
  • Understand and configure STP and RSTP
  • Configure RootGuard, BPDU Guard and BPDU filtering
  • Understand and configure UDLD and Loop Guard
  • Configure link aggregation with LACP or PAgP
  • Configure SVT for inter-VLAN routing
  • Explain and enable CEF
  • Implement gateway redundancy with HSRP, VRRP and GLBP
  • Understand and configure WLAN devices
  • Undertand and implement security in layer 2 networks
  • Configure the LAN for voice using voice VLANs, AutoQoS, trust and CoS

Content: Topics include:
  • VLAN access and trunks (802.1q and ISL)
  • Spanning-tree protocols STP, RSTP, various loop guards
  • Link aggregation (etherchannel)
  • InterVLAN routing with SVIs
  • Gateway redundancy
  • Wureless client and access points
  • Layer 2 security measures
  • Support for voice - voice VLAN, trust, QoS

Activities: Lectures, configuration assignments, hands-on labs.  

Class Size: Up to 8 attendees 

Duration: 5 days 

Assessment: A comprehensive exam covering the course material will be given.  

Note: This course is intended for those wishing to take the 642-812 BCMSN exam.  



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