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Free CCNA Training Videos 66 posts

Gain real-world experience as you prepare for your CCNA exam with our free CCNA training videos covering Advanced Switching, Open Shortest Path First, Static Routing and RIP, and more.

Cisco CCNA Data Center: How do repeaters work?

Cisco CCNA Data Center: How do repeaters work?

By Manya Susoev on February 17, 2014

In this free clip from Cisco CCNA Data Center: Intro to Data Center Networking, get an overview of how repeaters receive, interpret, generate and transmit signals.


Tim Caswell on the development of JS-Git

By Geoffrey Grosenbach on October 4, 2013

Tim Caswell (on Twitter as @creationix) is a prolific open source developer (Ruby, JavaScript, HP webOS, Cloud9 IDE) and a published Pluralsight guest on the Play by Play series. He is currently working on a JavaScript implementation of the Git source code control system (Github repo), and we had a chance to speak with him [...]


How to Use a Spread Spectrum Analyzer

How to Use a Spread Spectrum Analyzer

By Jillian Pandav on December 27, 2012

Learn how to use the Spread Spectrum tool and “sniff” over the airwaves to determine how much activity is taking place in this free video from our new Cisco CCNA Wireless Training.


Watch the TACACS+ Server Configuration

Watch the TACACS+ Server Configuration

By Jillian Pandav on December 6, 2012

Learn how to configure TACACS+ on a router in this free video clip from our new CCNA Security training with CCIE Joe Rinehart.


How To Configure Autonomous Access Points

How To Configure Autonomous Access Points

By Jillian Pandav on December 6, 2012

This Cisco wireless clip goes over configuration for autonomous access points starting from the factory default settings. Follow along with Avril Salter as she demonstrates the configuration step by step.


Configuring an External RADIUS Server

Configuring an External RADIUS Server

By Jillian Pandav on November 29, 2012

Learn how to configure an external RADIUS server for authentication purposes in this free video from our new CCNA Security Training.


How to Use Cisco Configuration Professional

How to Use Cisco Configuration Professional

By Jillian Pandav on November 29, 2012

Check out this in-depth Cisco security demo and learn all about Configuration Professional in this free video clip from our new CCNA Security Training with CCIE Joe Rinehart.


How to Configure a Wireless LAN Controller

How to Configure a Wireless LAN Controller

By Jillian Pandav on November 20, 2012

Learn how to configure a Wireless LAN Controller in this free video clip from our new CCNA Wireless Training, which will get you ready for the IUWNE Exam 640-722.


Information Superhighway: How a Cisco Network Operates

Information Superhighway: How a Cisco Network Operates

By Chris Magiet on August 30, 2012

While developing your Cisco knowledge, it’s good to get a handle on the “information superhighway” analogy. Learn about how data moves around on the internet in this exclusive CCNA training video.


Binary Math 101: Understanding How Binary Works

Binary Math 101: Understanding How Binary Works

By Chris Magiet on August 23, 2012

Understanding how binary math functions as a part of network subnetting is one of the most fundamental parts of computer networking. Watch this Binary Math 101 lesson to help you prepare for the Cisco CCNA certification exam and lock down a crucial concept.


CCNA Wireless Exam Tips

CCNA Wireless Exam Tips

By Chris Magiet on March 1, 2012

No matter how much studying and practice you’ve completed, getting ready to actually take an exam can be daunting. You know the components, you shelled out the money for the test, now give yourself some reassurance on exam day with these proven tips from CCIE Joe Rinehart.


Understanding Wireless Network Redundancy

Understanding Wireless Network Redundancy

By Chris Magiet on October 27, 2011

In this video from our Cisco CCNA Wireless Training course, instructor Joe Rinehart shows you how to make sense of redundancy concepts. After watching this video you’ll have an understanding of why redundancy helps eliminate single points of failure in a wireless network.


Creating a Dial Plan with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express

Creating a Dial Plan with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express

By Kasia Lorenc on June 9, 2011

See what you need to know to create a successful Dial Plan using the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express. In this video, CCIE Joe Rinehart covers the Dial Plan best practices and considerations you’ll need when creating your own Dial Plan using CUCME.


Free Cisco CCNA Training: OSPF Router Types

Free Cisco CCNA Training: OSPF Router Types

By Chris Bryant on July 14, 2008

Get familiar with the different OSPF router types that you will be required to know for your CCNA exam. In this video we’ll go over the OSPF router types and how to identify which router type a router is.


Free Cisco CCNA Training: Default-Information Originate (Always?)

Free Cisco CCNA Training: Default-Information Originate (Always?)

By Chris Bryant on July 14, 2008

One of the main benefits of using OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) is that all of your routers will have a similar view of the network. However, there will be situations where you may not want all of your routers to have a full routing table. While the configuration of stub areas and total stub [...]


Free Cisco CCNA Training: Point-to-Point OSPF Networks

Free Cisco CCNA Training: Point-to-Point OSPF Networks

By Chris Bryant on July 14, 2008

The Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), as you already know, uses the link state routing algorithm and operates on a singular Autonomous System (AS). OSPF could very easily be the most widely accepted and used Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP), especially in large enterprise networks. Therefore, for being a successful networker, it is critical that you [...]


Free Cisco CCNA Training: Advantages of OSPF

Free Cisco CCNA Training: Advantages of OSPF

By Chris Bryant on July 14, 2008

This video from my Cisco CCNA Training will help you understand the advantages of OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) over other types of protocols. Though you may not encounter these questions while undergoing the CCNA exam, these certainly will be useful if you have a job interview scheduled or the client asks you about it. [...]


Free Cisco CCNA Training: OSPF Authentication

Free Cisco CCNA Training: OSPF Authentication

By Chris Bryant on July 14, 2008

In case of an OSPF network, the connection between neighbors of a router can be authenticated. This allows for a more secure exchange of updated information. This video summarizes the various OSPF authentication techniques. There are two different ways to authenticate your OSPF network, the simple and the MD5 authentication. In the case of simple [...]


Free Cisco CCNA Training: The OSPF Router ID (RID)

Free Cisco CCNA Training: The OSPF Router ID (RID)

By Chris Bryant on July 14, 2008

Numerically, the highest IP address is set as default OSPF Router ID (RID) by the system in a loopback interface. Now, in a physical interface, a number of things can go wrong. There might be a hardware error, or the cable connecting the routers might come loose or there might be a power cable problem. [...]


Free Cisco CCNA Training: Broadcast Networks

Free Cisco CCNA Training: Broadcast Networks

By Chris Bryant on July 14, 2008

Broadcast networks are better suited for OSPF. Configuring an OSPF network is a tedious task since each router needs to communicate with the other by sending updates in order to create a topology table. If this does not happen then this topology table is not created or fabricated which can affect the overall stability of [...]