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Become a Network Administrator

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Network administrators play a vital role in managing and maintaining an organization's computer network. Begin your career in information technology (IT) as a network administrator, and learn the essential skills you'll need to organize, install, and support a Cisco network.
  • Master the networking concepts and skills to support a Cisco network.
  • Learn to troubleshoot a Cisco network.
  • Configure routers and switches.


  • Course 1: Networking Foundations: Networking Basics
    • Get an overview of the foundational topics any networking professional should know, as well as an introduction to emerging technologies.
  • Course 2: Networking Foundations: IP Addressing
    • Learn about the basics of IP addressing in networking, from how IPv4 and IPv6 addresses are formed to how to configure DHCP.
  • Course 3: Networking Foundations: Network Media (LANs)
    • Learn how to set up a LAN (local area network), WAN (wide area network), or wireless area network in this Foundations of Networking class.
  • Course 4: Networking Foundations: Network Media (WANs)
    • Discover how to apply your existing IP knowledge to networking. Learn how to set up WANs (wide area networks) with switches, routers, and different routing protocols.
  • Course 5: Networking Foundations: Protocols and CLI Tools
    • Explore the main methods for troubleshooting network connectivity issues using different protocols and command-line (CLI) tools
  • Course 6: Protecting Your Network with Open Source Software
    • Learn how to protect your network for free with open-source tools and these network-security tutorials from expert Jungwoo Ryoo.
  • Course 7: Learning IP Addressing
    • Learn how to configure and verify IP addresses and explore static vs. dynamic addresses and public vs. private addressing.
  • Course 8: Learning Network Troubleshooting
    • Learn how to triage network problems, troubleshoot network and VPN issues, and use common networking tools like Wireshark and PowerShell.
  • Course 9: Learning Subnetting
    • Learn the basics of IPv4 addressing and master the skill of IP subnetting.
  • Course 10: Learning the Packet Delivery Process
    • Learn the basics of the packet delivery process to understand how protocols and ports work together to deliver data to the proper destination.
  • Course 11: Learning IPv6
    • Get to know IPv6, the latest version of Internet Protocol, which routes traffic across the web.
  • Course 12: Advanced Cisco Routing: RIPv2, EIGRP, and OSPF
    • Explore advanced topics and techniques in Cisco routing, from RIPv2 routes for smaller networks, to EIGRP and OSPF protocols for enterprise networks.
  • Course 13: Wireshark Essential Training
    • Get an overview of packet analysis and using Wireshark Next Generation, a free network protocol analyzer. Find out how it can help with latency issues and network attacks.
  • Course 14: Wireshark: Functionality
    • Enhance your Wireshark workflow by becoming better acquainted with its interface and core features. Discover the different menus and toolbars and how to personalize the interface.
  • Course 15: Learning Cisco CLI Switch Configuration
    • Learn how to configure a Cisco switch to connect and control resources on your network.
  • Course 16: Learning Cisco CLI Router Configuration
    • Learn how to configure a Cisco router to transmit data between local area networks and connect to the Internet.
  • Course 17: Cisco Networking Foundations
    • Study to pass the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) exam, Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (100-105), with this comprehensive test prep course.

Taught by

Kevin Wallace, Anthony Sequeira, Greg Sowell, Greg Sowell, Greg Sowell, Jungwoo Ryoo, Kevin Wallace, Robert McMillen, MBA, MCT, MCSE , Kevin Wallace, Joli Ballew, Mark Jacob, Lazaro (Laz) Diaz, Lisa Bock, Lisa Bock, Denise Allen-Hoyt, Denise Allen-Hoyt and Todd Lammle


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