Cisco CCNP Enterprise: ENCOR


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Cisco CCNP Enterprise: ENCOR

The CCNP Enterprise: ENCOR course is the first step to mastering the implementation of core enterprise network technologies. The goal of this online training course is to provide students with the skills needed to install, manage, and administer dual stack architecture, virtualization, network assurance, security, and automation in an enterprise network.

Exam Number: 350-401 ENCOR


Raymond Lacoste, CCNA, CCNP, ITIL, AWS

Course Information

Skills Learned

Students will learn:

  • Configuration of VRF, GRE, VLANs, RSTP, MST, NTP, IPSec VPNs, and more!
  • Advanced Routing
  • Configure and verify device management
  • Cisco DNA Center
  • Examine threat defense, endpoint security, and introduction to the Next-Generation Firewall

Who Should Attend This Course

This instructor-led training course is also meant for:

  • Network engineers
  • Network technicians
  • Support engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Network analysts
  • Network administrators
  • Those looking to attain their CCNP Enterprise certification and prepare for the CCIE Enterprise


  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification is highly recommended
  • Knowledge of the following:
    • Configure network fundamentals, including the ability to establish Internet, LAN, and WAN connectivity using both IPv4 and IPv6
    • Operate and support a medium-sized LAN that has multiple switches, including VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree functionality
    • Troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity issues
    • Configure and troubleshoot OSPF, for both IPv4 and IPv6
    • Manage network device security, Cisco device configurations, Cisco IOS images, and licenses. Familiarity with internetworking technologies and the ability to perform basic router configuration

Course Outline

  • Explore Enterprise network design (Teir 2, Teir 3)
  • Differentiate on-prem and cloud deployments
  • Explain SD-WAN and SD-Access
  • Explore the concepts of QoS
  • Examine Process Switching and CEF Switching, MAC and TCAM, FIB and RIB
  • Discover virtualization technologies
  • Configure VRF
  • Configure GRE and IPSec VPNs
  • Explore LISP and VXLAN
  • Configure and verify VLANs / Trunks / EtherChannel / RSTP and MST
  • Compare dynamic routing protocols
  • Configure and verify multi-area OSPF
  • Configure and verify eBGP between directly connected neighbors
  • Configure and Verify NTP
  • Configure and Verify NAT/PAT
  • Examine HA options (redundancy, FHRP, SSO)
  • Configure and Verify HSRP
  • Configure and Verify VRRP
  • Discover PIM and IGMP
  • Use tools such as debugs, conditional debugs, trace route, ping, SNMP, syslog
  • Configure and verify NetFlow and Flexible NetFlow
  • Configure and verify SPAN/RSPAN/ERSPAN
  • Configure and verify IPSLA
  • Analyze wireless deployment models and location services
  • Explore Layer 1 wireless concepts, AP modes and antennas, AP discovery and join process, L2 and L3 roaming
  • Configure and verify wireless EAP, WebAuth, PSK
  • Configure and verify device management access (AAA)
  • Configure and verify ACLs
  • Configure and verify CoPP
  • Examine threat defense, endpoint security, Next-Generation Firewall, TrustSec, MACsec, Network access control with 802.1X, MAB, and WebAuth
  • Explore Cisco DNA Center
  • Configure and Verify NETCONF and RESTCONF
  • Examine REST API security
  • Explore basic Python components and scripts
  • Construct JSON encoded files
  • Describe YANG and APIs
  • Interpret REST API response codes
  • Configure EEM applets
  • Compare Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack

Hands-On Labs

  • AAA
  • AAA Login Authentication and Exec Authorization
  • Configuring Basic Border Gateway Protocol
  • Configuring Hot Standby Router Protocol
  • Configuring Multi-Area OSPF
  • Configuring Multiple Hot Standby Router Protocol Groups
  • Configuring Network Device Management
  • Configuring Single-Area OSPF
  • Configuring VRRP I
  • Configuring VRRP II
  • Configuring VRRP III
  • Dynamic NAT
  • EtherChannel Protocols PAgP
  • GLBP I
  • HSRP Authentication
  • HSRP Interface Tracking
  • HSRP Interface Tracking II
  • Implementing Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Layer 3 Switching
  • Many-to-One NAT
  • NAT Overloading – PAT
  • NetFlow
  • Network Address Translation I
  • NTP Security
  • NTP Security II
  • Planning and Configuring Multi-Area OSPF I
  • Planning and Configuring Multi-Area OSPF II
  • PortFast and UplinkFast
  • Spanning Tree I
  • Spanning Tree II
  • Spanning Tree III
  • Spanning Tree MST Configuration
  • Spanning Tree MST Optimization
  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Spanning Tree Protocol PVST Load Balancing
  • STP and MST
  • System Message Logging
  • Troubleshoot VRRP Roles
  • Troubleshooting EtherChannel
  • Troubleshooting EtherChannel 1
  • Troubleshooting EtherChannel 2
  • Troubleshooting GLBP
  • Troubleshooting Hot Standby Router Protocol
  • Troubleshooting Hot Standby Router Protocol Part II
  • Troubleshooting HSRP Authentication
  • Troubleshooting MST
  • Troubleshooting OSPF Routing Part I
  • Troubleshooting Spanning Tree
  • Troubleshooting VRRP
  • VRRP Authentication
  • VRRP Object Tracking


November 30, 2020
11:00 am – 4:00 pm ET
Week 1 of 2: Monday – Thursday
Week 2 of 2: Monday – Thursday

March 1, 2021
11:00 am – 4:00 pm ET
Week 1 of 2: Monday – Thursday
Week 2 of 2: Monday – Thursday

April 26, 2021
11:00 am – 4:00 pm ET
Week 1 of 2: Monday – Thursday
Week 2 of 2: Monday – Thursday

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