Cisco Certified Network Associate v2 (200-120)

The 200-120 composite CCNA v2 exam is a 1.5 hour test with 50 – 60 questions. The 200-120 CCNA exam is the composite exam associated with the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX) v2.0 course. This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge and skills required to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium-size enterprise branch network. The topics include all the areas covered under the 200-120 CCNA exam.

The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.

1.0 Cisco Data Center Fundamentals Concepts

  • 1.1 Describe network architectures for the Data Center describe the purpose and functions of various network devices

    • 1.1.a LAN
    • 1.1.b SAN

    1.2 Describe the Modular Approach in Network Design

    1.3 Describe the data center core layer

    1.4 Describe the data center aggregation layer

    1.5 Describe the data center access layer

    1.6 Describe the collapse core model

    1.7 Describe FabricPath

    1.8 Identify key differentiator between DCI and network interconnectivity

    1.9 Describe, configure, and verify vPC

    1.10 Describe the functionality of and configuration of port channels

    1.11 Describe and configure virtual device context (VDC)

    1.12 Describe the edge/core layers of the SAN

    1.13 Describe the Cisco Nexus product family

    1.14 Configure and verify network connectivity

    1.15 Identify control and data plane traffic

    1.16 Perform initial set up

2.0 Data Center Unified Fabric

2.1 Describe FCoE

2.2 Describe FCoE multihop

2.3 Describe VIFs

2.4 Describe FEX products

2.5 Perform initial set up

3.0 Storage Networking

  • 3.1 Describe initiator target

    3.2 Verify SAN switch operations

    3.3 Describe basic SAN connectivity

    3.4 Describe the different storage array connectivity

    3.5 Verify name server login

    3.6 Describe, configure, and verify zoning

    3.7 Perform initial set up

    3.8 Describe, configure, and verify VSAN

4.0 DC Virtualization

4.1 Describe device Virtualization

4.2 Describe Server Virtualization

4.3 Describe Nexus 1000v

4.4 Verify initial set up and operation for Nexus 1k

5.0 Unified Computing

5.1 Describe and verify discovery operation

5.2 Describe, configure, and verify connectivity

5.3 Perform initial set up

5.4 Describe the key features of UCSM

6.0 Data Center Network Services

6.1 Describe standard ACE features for load balancing

6.2 Describe server load balancing virtual context and HA

6.3 Describe server load balancing management options

6.4 Describe the benefits of Cisco Global Load Balancing Solution

6.5 Describe how the Cisco global load balancing solution integrates with local Cisco load balancers

6.6 Describe Cisco WAAS needs and advantages in the Data Center.

1.1 Describe the functional components of video solutions

1.1.a Provisioning and scheduling Management

1.1.b Video compositing

1.1.c Streaming video

1.1.d Recording and storage

1.1.e Media players

1.1.f Media convergence

1.1.g Media managements

1.1.h Video convergence

2.0 Endpoint Configuration

  • 2.1 Describe video product models

    • 2.1.a Mobile devices
    • 2.1.b Desktop systems
    • 2.1.c Multi-purpose systems
    • 2.1.d Surveillance cameras and encoders
    • 2.1.e Immersive systems
    • 2.1.f Peripherals and add-ons
    • 2.1.g Cabling connections
    • 2.1.h Digital media players

    2.2 Describe environment recommendations

    • 2.2.a Room lighting recommendations
    • 2.2.b Room acoustics recommendations
    • 2.2.c Room power recommendations
    • 2.2.d Room HVAC recommendations
    • 2.2.e Room materials (windows, floor material, wall material, etc.)
    • 2.2.f Room size and background wall
    • 2.2.g Viewing distance
    • 2.2.h Physical security recommendations

    2.3 Implement desktop endpoints and surveillance cameras

    • 2.3.a Network settings
    • 2.3.b GUI interface and CLI
    • 2.3.c Control plane
    • 2.3.d Cables
    • 2.3.e Test call
    • 2.3.f User acceptance test
    • 2.3.g Microphone calibration
    • 2.3.h Camera calibration
    • 2.3.i Media playback on PCs

    2.4 Describe features and functions

    • 2.4.a Auto collaboration
    • 2.4.b MCU capabilities versus TelePresence Server
    • 2.4.c Audio add in
    • 2.4.d PIP
    • 2.4.e FECC
    • 2.4.f Resolution setting
    • 2.4.g Multi way vs multi-site

3.0 Troubleshooting and Support

  • 3.1 Describe troubleshooting methodologies

    3.2 Identify endpoint issues

    • 3.2.a Cabling
    • 3.2.b Peripherals
    • 3.2.c Network connectivity
    • 3.2.d Registration
    • 3.2.e Call setup
    • 3.2.f Media quality
    • 3.2.g Mid call feature issues

    3.3 Collecting system information

    • 3.3.a Logs
    • 3.3.b Status

    3.4 Manage configuration

    • 3.4.a Backups
    • 3.4.b Restore
    • 3.4.c Reset to defaults
    • 3.4.d Password recovery

    3.5 Implement key CLI commands

    3.6 Monitor events and alerts

4.0 Conferencing Concepts

4.1 Describe multi-point control units

4.2 Describe conferencing features

  • 4.2.a Switching and layout options
  • 4.2.b Cascading
  • 4.2.c Conferencing add-ons

4.3 Describe scheduling vs adhoc vs on demand features

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