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CCNA Discovery: Designing and Supporting Computer Networks

Overview of Case Studies Karen Alderson kalderso@cisco.com
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CCNA Discovery Course Sequence
CCNA Discovery Networking for Home and Small Businesses

Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP

Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise

Designing and Supporting Computer Networks

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Courses/Jobs/Certifications
Course Discovery 1 Networking for Home and Small Businesses Discovery 2 Networking at a Small-to-Medium-Sized Business or an ISP Discovery 3 Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise Discovery 4 Designing and Supporting Computer Networks
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Home Network Installer Small Business Installer Entry-Level Network Technician Entry-Level Computer Technician (with ITE PC) Entry-Level Help Desk Technician Network Technician Desktop Support Technician Help Desk Technician Computer Technician (with ITE PC) Entry-Level Presales Support Entry-Level Network Design CCNA

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CCNA Discovery: Designing and Supporting Computer Networks
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Inc. Cisco Public 5 . All rights reserved.Designing and Supporting Computer Networks Course Objectives: Gather customer requirements Design a simple Internetwork using Cisco technology Design an IP addressing scheme to meet LAN requirements Create an equipment list to meet LAN design requirements Create and present a proposal to a customer Install and configure a prototype Internetwork Obtain and upgrade Cisco IOS® software in Cisco devices BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.

All rights reserved.Designing and Supporting Computer Networks This course provides the foundations for good network design Labs and activities are based on network scenarios Special focus is placed on entrepreneurial skills Packet Tracer and hands-on activities support the content throughout this course Each scenario includes identifying risks and weaknesses and a troubleshooting activity to fix or redesign a problem network BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. Cisco Public 6 . Inc.

and more Critical T hinking Games Simulations PT Activities Paper-based Labs Equipment-based Labs Ch 1 BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 7 © 2008 Cisco Systems. Cisco Public .111 Labs. Activities. Inc. All rights reserved.

Cisco Public 8 .The Challenging Topic: Network Design The Challenge: Engage younger learners in a course that introduces concepts that at first may seem very theoretical and paper-based without enough action The Solution: A theme that is relevant and engaging globally Something everyone can relate to Something common but can generate excitement The approach is “different” but very cool! BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. Inc. All rights reserved.

Inc. Cisco Public 9 . All rights reserved.Something … Like Sports! BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.

Cisco Public 10 . All rights reserved. Inc.StadiumCompany Case Study … A Network Upgrade Design Project BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.

Cisco Public 11 . Inc.… Developed Throughout the Course … BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved.

Inc. Cisco Public 12 . All rights reserved.Discussed and Designed … … The Ultimate Networked Sports Stadium BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.

Distribution.The StadiumCompany Case Study A Packet Tracer Case Study that explores: 3 Layer Design Model (Access. Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 13 . Core) Range of IP services (Voice. Transactions. Video) Data Center LAN Technologies WAN Technologies Network Security Wireless and Mobile Networks VPN and Remote Access … in a design and customer focused context BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.

Contract NetworkingCompany to prepare a network design requirements document. Inc. the StadiumCompany design project is used in the main text. All rights reserved. Issue a contract for installation and implementation of the network upgrade In general. media and PT activities BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. Cisco Public 14 . Issue a contract for the detailed network design 3. 2.Upgrading StadiumCompany Network StadiumCompany Management outlines a three-phase project 1.

Inc. All rights reserved.FilmCompany Provides Video Services StadiumCompany is also in the process of negotiating a contract with FilmCompany FilmCompany is a film production company located in the nearby major city FilmCompany will be responsible for producing. filming and delivering high quality video for download from the stadium website StadiumCompany management is also requiring FilmCompany to produce live video displays during the sporting events and concerts held at the stadium BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. Cisco Public 15 .

Cisco Public 16 . All rights reserved. Inc.The FilmCompany Case Study A hands-on lab case study Applies the design requirements of the StadiumCompany case study on a much smaller scale Examination of an existing network topology Development of a Project Proposal to upgrade the network Design and prototyping of the network design Presentation of the Project Proposal for customer approval BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.

Cisco Public 17 . All rights reserved. Inc.Job Shadow at the NetworkingCompany The students will learn the skills needed to plan and design the StadiumCompany network upgrades The students’ new design skills enable them to support the NetworkingCompany team in planning and designing similar upgrades for the smaller FilmCompany network The network design portfolio they create throughout this course will enable them to develop and present their network upgrade proposal to the FilmCompany management team BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.

Inc.Introduction of Case Studies BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 18 .

Cisco Public 19 . All rights reserved.FilmCompany Story Subtitle BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. Inc.

Inc. Cisco Public 20 . film and deliver high quality video for download from the stadium website for the StadiumCompany BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.FilmCompany Story Internet FilmCompany Network Building F FilmCompany will produce. All rights reserved.

All rights reserved. Inc. Cisco Public 21 .FilmCompany Purchases AnyCompany Internet Internet DSL FilmCompany Network AnyCompany Network Building F Building A FilmCompany purchased AnyCompany. a smaller video firm with production expertise in sports videos BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.

All rights reserved. Inc.A LAN Connects the Buildings Internet Internet DSL FilmCompany Network Previous AnyCompany Network Building F Building A FilmCompany purchased AnyCompany. a smaller video firm with production expertise in sports videos BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. Cisco Public 22 .

Inc.Redesign the FilmCompany Network Internet DSL AC-AP AC-2 FC-CPE-1 FC-ASW-1 ProductionSW AC-1 Servers Servers Building F BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 Building A © 2008 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 23 .

Inc. All rights reserved.Read FilmCompany Story What are the FilmCompany’s concerns? What are the FilmCompany’s business goals? What is the staff and personnel situation of the FilmCompany? What are the FilmCompany’s constraints and requirements? How will the FilmCompany measure customer satisfaction? BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. Cisco Public 24 .

Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 25 .Discuss FilmCompany Story BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.

Cisco Public 26 . must be a fast and reliable connection 3. Possibly consider connecting directly to the StadiumCo network. High network availability with redundant links and technology 4. High network reliability with network monitoring and security Block all unauthorized network intrusions BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved.Discuss FilmCompany Story 1. Wireless network access at the stadium and at Building A and Building F 5. QoS to support video applications 6. Inc. Data traffic expected to increase by 80% 2.

FilmCompany Labs Subtitle BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 27 . Inc.

3 Creating a Project Plan Lab objectives: Describe the Plan Phase of the network lifecycle Create a checklist with outcomes for the Plan Phase of the network lifecycle Acting as the network designers.Lab 2. perform a site and operations assessment of the FilmCompany Network From the assessment the Project Plan checklist is created and it becomes part of the FilmCompany portfolio The details of the project and its implementation will be developed in forthcoming labs BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. Inc. Cisco Public 28 .1. All rights reserved. students are to begin to develop a network project plan For the Plan Phase.

Inc. All rights reserved.1. Cisco Public 29 .4 Project plan checklist Network user structure Network organization diagram Project prioritized business goals checklist Project prioritized technical requirements checklist Project constraints checklist Network device tables Network topology diagram Router features and expansion options BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 Site visit plan Design requirements document Current network document Priority queue requirements for FilmCompany network Projected applications document for FilmCompany network Diagram traffic flows FilmCompany RFP response document Core layer diagram © 2008 Cisco Systems.3 and 5.2.Results of Labs Between 2.

All rights reserved. Design requirements Existing equipment and their possible upgrades Selected LAN devices Redundancy plan Using a graphic program. detail the following.4 Creating a Diagram Lab objective: Design and diagram the new FilmCompany LAN Using word processing software.Lab 5. Inc.2. create the new LAN design based on the elements listed Packet Tracer is well-suited for this lab BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. Cisco Public 30 .

Cisco Public 31 . All rights reserved. Inc.FilmCompany Branch Layout Internet DSL AC-AP AC-2 FC-CPE-1 FC-ASW-1 ProductionSW AC-1 Servers Servers Building F BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 Building A © 2008 Cisco Systems.

Cisco Public 32 . All rights reserved.Proposed FilmCompany Physical Layout FilmCompany Enterprise Network Stadium Network Edge2 Internet Frame Relay FC-CPE-1 BR4 FC-ASW-1 FC-ASW-2 DSL ISP4 Servers Servers ProductionSW Building F BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. Inc.

5 WLAN diagram Firewall rule set BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.4 and 6.Results of Labs Between 5.2. Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 33 .2.

2.2. Inc. students will create an Address Allocation table using a spreadsheet program BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.5) In this lab.2.Lab 6. Cisco Public 34 . Determining an IP Addressing Scheme (Lab 6.5 Creating Addressing Plan Lab objective: Document the address assignment within the FilmCompany network One of a series of labs in which students design the IP addressing scheme for the new FilmCompany network 1.2.2) 3. Creating an Address Allocation Spreadsheet (Lab 6.1) 2. All rights reserved. Determining the Number of IP Networks (Lab 6.

2.168.1.168.168.168.254 192.255 Cisco Public © 2008 Cisco Systems.168.240 /28 Lowest Host Address 192.255 192.168.168.224 /28 192.0 /24 192.129 192.168.1 192.168.1.3.193 192.129 192.168.3.168.168.127 192.2.2.168.3.0 /26 192.222 192.168.2.3.255 192.128 /26 192.3.3.3.1.168.3.65 192.0 /25 192.168.3.1 192. 35 .64 /26 192.168.1.223 192.63 192.168.Network Names Voice Support Production Future Null Administrative Mobile Peripherals Web_access Default Management net_admin BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 Network Address 192.168.127 192.1.206 192.254 192.3.168.128 /25 192.238 192.208 /28 192.168.3.3.168.3.129 192.168.127 192.168.255 192.3.168.168.3.2.168.3.168.168.1.3.126 192.168.168.168.128 /25 192.3.168.126 192.3.209 192.239 192.168.168.1.190 192.168.1 192. Inc.0.3.3.3.3.1.254 192.3.192 /28 192.1 192. All rights reserved.0 /25 192.168.3.1.1.168.168.3.3.225 192.0.62 192.168.168.168.168.168.207 192.168.168.254 Broadcast Address 192.3.2.126 192.2.241 Highest Host Address 192.168.2.168.191 192.

this type of activity is done by a team of people.LAN Design Test Plan and Labs Lab 7.5 Testing the FilmCompany Network Execute the test plan Lab 7.2. Cisco Public 36 . Inc.2 Creating a Test Plan for the Campus Network Create a test plan to verify the FilmCompany network design Lab 7.2. consisting of the account manager. and field engineers BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. systems engineers. All rights reserved.6 Analyzing Results of Prototype Test Analyze the results of the testing A LAN Design Test Plan document is provided as a template to use in completing this series of labs In most organizations. network designer.2.

Cisco Public 37 . All rights reserved.Consider This The purpose of the practice portion of this session is to provide the instructor with the experience of working through some of the FilmCompany Case Study While working through this practice. you should consider your classes and various ways you will teach this material Are there potential challenges and obstacles to be mindful of when using these labs? What additional support and/or explanation would be helpful to include? BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. Inc.

2.2.5 Testing the FilmCompany Network Lab 7.2.4 The IP address spreadsheet created in Lab 6. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 38 .Assignment Using the following resources: LAN Design Test Plan document The topology diagram created in Lab 5.2 Creating a Test Plan for the Campus Network Be sure to create all three test plans Lab 7.2.5 Work through: Lab 7. Inc.2.6 Analyzing Results of Prototype Test BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems.

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Cisco Public 40 . Inc.Discussion Now that you have experienced some of the FilmCompany Case Study Labs: What retooling training should be offered to existing CCNA instructors? How does the flow of this course impact student instruction? Are there potential challenges and obstacles to be mindful of when using these labs in instructor training? What additional support and/or explanation would be helpful to include? What additional resources would you require? BRK-130T Case Studies Discovery 4 © 2008 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved.

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