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CCNA v3.

1 Student
Migration Guidelines

February 21, 2008

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CCNA v3.1 to CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration
Student Migration Guidelines

 Flexible guidelines to help transition students over to the new and


improved curricula
 No direct mapping exists between CCNA v3.1 and CCNA Discovery
or CCNA Exploration
 Supplemental review recommendations are provided to help fill any
knowledge gaps and cover topics meeting the following criteria:
Essential for students to understand to succeed in the new courses
Partially covered or not covered at all in CCNA v3.1
Not reviewed again in the CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration courses
 The recommendations attempt to limit the amount of supplemental
materials that students will need to study for a successful migration

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CCNA v3.1 to CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration
Student Migration Guidelines

Migration to Migration to
Completed
CCNA Discovery CCNA Exploration

CCNA Exploration 2
CCNA Discovery 2 OR**
CCNA 1 v3.1 CCNA Exploration 3
+ Supplemental Review*
+ Supplemental Review*

CCNA Discovery 3 + CCNA Exploration 3 +


CCNA 2 v3.1
Supplemental Review* Supplemental Review*

Not Applicable
CCNA 3 v3.1 TBD***
(Complete CCNA 4 v3.1)

*Chapters/Sections from prior courses


** Students can start with either CCNA Exploration 2 or CCNA Exploration 3, but must complete both
***To be determined – March/April 2008 timeframe

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CCNA v3.1 to CCNA Discovery
Student Migration Guidelines

CCNA
CCNA v3.1
Discovery

CCNA 1
Networking Networking for
Basics Home and Small
COMPLETED Businesses

CCNA 2 Working at a Supplemental


Routers and
Routing Basics
Small-to-Medium
Business or ISP
+ Review

CCNA 3 Introducing
Switching Basics Routing and
and Intermediate Switching in the
Routing Enterprise

Designing and
CCNA 4 Supporting
WAN Computer
Technologies Networks

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CCNA v3.1 to CCNA Discovery
Student Migration Guidelines

CCNA
CCNA v3.1
Discovery

CCNA 1
Networking Networking for
Basics Home and Small
COMPLETED Businesses

CCNA 2 Working at a
Routers and Small-to-Medium
Routing Basics Business or ISP
COMPLETED

CCNA 3 Introducing
Supplemental
Switching Basics
and Intermediate
Routing and
Switching in the + Review
Routing Enterprise

Designing and
CCNA 4 Supporting
WAN Computer
Technologies Networks

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CCNA v3.1 to CCNA Exploration
Student Migration Guidelines

CCNA
CCNA v3.1
Exploration

CCNA 1
Networking Network
Basics Both courses Fundamentals
COMPLETED required, start
with either
one
CCNA 2 Routing Supplemental
Routers and
Routing Basics
Protocols and
Concepts
+ Review

CCNA 3
Supplemental
Switching Basics
and Intermediate
LAN Switching
and Wireless + Review
Routing

CCNA 4
Accessing the
WAN
WAN
Technologies

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CCNA v3.1 to CCNA Exploration
Student Migration Guidelines

CCNA
CCNA v3.1
Exploration

CCNA 1
Networking Network
Basics Fundamentals
COMPLETED

CCNA 2
Routing
Routers and
Protocols and
Routing Basics
Concepts
COMPLETED

CCNA 3
Supplemental
Switching Basics
and Intermediate
LAN Switching
and Wireless + Review
Routing

CCNA 4
Accessing the
WAN
Technologies WAN

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Moving from CCNA 1 v3.1 to CCNA Discovery 2
Supplemental Review Topics from CCNA Discovery 1
CCNA Discovery 1: Networking for Home and Small Businesses
Chapte Chapter Name Section Section Name / Comments
r
3 Connecting to the Network Section Learn to Use Packet Tracer
3.5.7
Section 3.6 Plan and Connect a Local Network

4 Connecting to the Internet Section 4.2 Sending Information Across the


Through an ISP Internet
Section 4.3 Networking Devices in a NOC

5 Network Addressing Section 5.3 How IP Addresses Are Obtained

Section 5.4 Address Management

7 Wireless Technology All All Sections

8 Basic Security All All Sections

9 Troubleshooting Your Network Section 9.3 Common Issues

Section 9.4 Troubleshooting and the Help Desk

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Moving from CCNA 2 v3.1 to CCNA Discovery 3
Supplemental Review Topics from CCNA Discovery 1 and 2
Course Chapte Chapter Name Sectio Section Name / Comments
r n
CCNA Discovery: 3 Connecting to the Network 3.5.7 Learn to Use Packet Tracer
Networking for
Home and Small 3.6 Plan and Connect a Local Network
Businesses 7 Wireless Technology All All Sections
8 Basic Security All All Sections
CCNA Discovery: 1 The Internet and Its Uses 1.3 ISP Connectivity
Working at a
3 Planning a Network Upgrade 3.1.1 Site Survey
Small-to-Medium
Business or ISP 3.2 Planning the Network Upgrade
3.3 Purchasing and Maintaining Equipment
4 Planning the Addressing 4.2 NAT and PAT
Structure
5 Configuring Network Devices 5.2 Configuring an ISR with SDM
5.3.7 Configuring DHCP Services
5.3.8 Configuring Static NAT using Cisco IOS CLI
5.4 Initial Cisco 2960 Switch Configuration
5.5.1 Installing the CPE
8 ISP Responsibility 8.1 ISP Security Considerations
8.2 Security Tools
8.3.3 Selecting In-Band and Out-of-Band Tools
8.4.3 Methods of IOS Backup and Recovery – when
New material v4.1 is available
available in v4.1 
9 Preparing for Certification All All Sections – when v4.1 is available
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Moving from CCNA 1 v3.1 to CCNA Exploration 2 or 3
Supplemental Review Topics from CCNA Exploration 1
CCNA Exploration 1: Routing Protocols and Concepts
Chapte Section Name /
Chapter Name Section
r Comments
5 OSI Network Layer All All Sections

6 Addressing the Network Section Assigning Addresses


6.3
Section Is It on My Network?
6.4
Section Calculating Addresses
6.5
Section Testing the Network Layer
6.6
7 OSI Data Link Layer Section Putting It All Together
7.4
9 Overview of Ethernet Section Hubs and Switches
9.6
Section Address Resolution
9.7 Protocol
10 Planning and Cabling Your Network All All Sections

11 Configuring and Testing Your All All Sections


Network

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Supplemental Review Topics from CCNA Exploration 1 and 2
Chapte
Course Chapter Name Section Section Name / Comments
r
CCNA 6 Addressing the Network Section 6.5 Calculating Addresses
Exploration:
7 OSI Data Link Layer Section 7.4 Putting It All Together
Network
Fundamentals 9 Overview of Ethernet Section 9.6 Hubs and Switches
Section 9.7 Address Resolution Protocol
10 Planning and Cabling Your Network Section 10.3 Developing and Addressing Scheme
Section 10.4 Calculating the Subnets
CCNA 1 Introduction to Routing Section 1.4 Path Determination and Switching
Exploration:
2 Static Routing Section 2.4 Static Routes with Next Hop Addressing
Routing
Protocols and Section 2.5 Static Routes with Exit Interfaces
Concepts Section 2.6 Summary and Default Static Routes
Section 2.7 Managing and Troubleshooting
5 RIP Version 1 Section 5.3 Verification and Troubleshooting
Section 5.4 Automatic Summarization
6 VLSM and CIDR All All Sections
7 RIPv2 All All Sections
9 EIGRP All All Sections
10 Link State Routing Protocols All All Sections
11 OSPF All All Sections

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