ENCOR 350-401 Overview

Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies v1.0 (ENCOR 350-401) is a 120-minute exam associated with the CCNP and CCIE Enterprise Certifications. This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge of implementing core enterprise network technologies including dual stack (IPv4 and IPv6) architecture, virtualization, infrastructure, network assurance, security and automation. The course, Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies, helps candidates to prepare for this exam.

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Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies v1.0 (350-401)

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Exam Description:

Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services v1.0 (ENARSI 300-410) is a 90-minute exam associated with the CCNP Enterprise Certification. This exam certifies a candidate’s knowledge for implementation and troubleshooting of advanced routing technologies and services including Layer 3, VPN services, infrastructure security, infrastructure services, and infrastructure automation. The course, Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services, helps candidates to prepare for this 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. To better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.

1.0 Architecture
1.1  Explain the different design principles used in an enterprise network
    1.1.a  Enterprise network design such as Tier 2, Tier 3, and Fabric Capacity planning
    1.1.b  High availability techniques such as redundancy, FHRP, and SSO
1.2 Analyze design principles of a WLAN deployment
    1.2.a  Wireless deployment models (centralized, distributed, controller-less, controller based, cloud, remote branch)
    1.2.b  Location services in a WLAN design
1.3  Differentiate between on-premises and cloud infrastructure deployments
1.4  Explain the working principles of the Cisco SD-WAN solution
    1.4.a  SD-WAN control and data planes elements
    1.4.b  Traditional WAN and SD-WAN solutions
1.5  Explain the working principles of the Cisco SD-Access solution
    1.5.a  SD-Access control and data planes elements
    1.5.b  Traditional campus interoperating with SD-Access
1.6  Describe concepts of wired and wireless QoS
    1.6.a  QoS components
    1.6.b  QoS policy
1.7  Differentiate hardware and software switching mechanisms
    1.7.a  Process and CEF
    1.7.b  MAC address table and TCAM
1.7.c  FIB vs. RIB

2.0 Virtualization
2.1  Describe device virtualization technologies
    2.1.a  Hypervisor type 1 and 2
    2.1.b  Virtual machine
    2.1.c  Virtual switching
2.2  Configure and verify data path virtualization technologies
    2.2.a  VRF
    2.2.b  GRE and IPsec tunneling
2.3  Describe network virtualization concepts
    2.3.a  LISP
    2.3.b  VXLAN

3.0 Infrastructure
3.1  Layer 2
    3.1.a  Troubleshoot static and dynamic 802.1q trunking protocols
    3.1.b  Troubleshoot static and dynamic EtherChannels
    3.1.c  Configure and verify common Spanning Tree Protocols (RSTP and MST)
3.2  Layer 3
    3.2.a  Compare routing concepts of EIGRP and OSPF (advanced distance vector vs. link-state, load balancing, path selection, path operations, metrics)
    3.2.b  Configure and verify simple OSPF environments, including multiple normal areas, summarization, and filtering (neighbor adjacency, point-to-point and broadcast network types, and passive interface)
    3.2.c  Configure and verify eBGP between directly connected neighbors (best path selection algorithm and neighbor relationships)
3.3  Wireless
    3.3.a  Describe Layer 1 concepts, such as RF power, RSSI, SNR, interference noise,band and channels, and wireless client devices capabilities
    3.3.b  Describe AP modes and antenna types
    3.3.c  Describe access point discovery and join process (discovery algorithms, WLC selection process)
    3.3.d  Describe the main principles and use cases for Layer 2 and Layer 3 roaming
    3.3.e  Troubleshoot WLAN configuration and wireless client connectivity issues
3.4  IP Services
    3.4.a  Describe Network Time Protocol (NTP)
    3.4.b  Configure and verify NAT/PAT
    3.4.c  Configure first hop redundancy protocols, such as HSRP and VRRP
    3.4.d  Describe multicast protocols, such as PIM and IGMP v2/v3

4.0  Network Assurance
4.1  Diagnose network problems using tools such as debugs, conditional debugs, trace route, ping, SNMP, and syslog
4.2  Configure and verify device monitoring using syslog for remote logging
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4.3  Configure and verify NetFlow and Flexible NetFlow
4.4  Configure and verify SPAN/RSPAN/ERSPAN
4.5  Configure and verify IPSLA
4.6  Describe Cisco DNA Center workflows to apply network configuration, monitoring, and management
4.7  Configure and verify NETCONF and RESTCONF

 5.0  Security
5.1  Configure and verify device access control
    5.1.a  Lines and password protection
    5.1.b  Authentication and authorization using AAA
5.2  Configure and verify infrastructure security features
    5.2.a  ACLs
    5.2.b  CoPP
5.3  Describe REST API security
5.4  Configure and verify wireless security features
    5.4.a  EAP
    5.4.b  WebAuth
    5.4.c  PSK
5.5  Describe the components of network security design
    5.5.a  Threat defense
    5.5.b  Endpoint security
    5.5.c  Next-generation firewall
    5.5.d  TrustSec, MACsec
    5.5.e  Network access control with 802.1X, MAB, and WebAuth
6.0  Automation
6.1  Interpret basic Python components and scripts
6.2  Construct valid JSON encoded file
6.3  Describe the high-level principles and benefits of a data modeling language, such as YANG
6.4  Describe APIs for Cisco DNA Center and vManage
6.5  Interpret REST API response codes and results in payload using Cisco DNA Center and RESTCONF
6.6  Construct EEM applet to automate configuration, troubleshooting, or data collection
6.7  Compare agent vs. agentless orchestration tools, such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, and SaltStack

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (200-301 CCNA) is recommended before.

  • Mid-level network engineers
  • Network/System administrators
  • Network support technicians
  • Help desk technicians

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Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies v1.0 (ENCOR 350-401) is a course for the Enterprise Certifications CCNP and CCIE. The aspirant will understand how to integrate important business system technologies such as dual stack (IPv4 and IPv6) architecture, virtualization, infrastructure, network assurance, security, and automation in this course.

You should be eligible to do the attending after finalizing this course:

  • Using the access, distribution, and core layers, depict the hierarchical network design model and architecture.
  • While outlining the Ternary Content Addressable Memory (TCAM) and Content Addressable Memory (CAM), as well as process switching, rapid switching, and Cisco Express Forwarding principles, compare and contrast the various hardware and software switching mechanisms and operations.
  • VLANs and trunking can be used to troubleshoot Layer 2 connection.
  • Spanning Tree Protocol is used to implement redundant switched networks.
  • Using Etherchannel to troubleshoot link aggregation
  • Describe the Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol’s features, metrics, and path selection ideas (EIGRP).
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)v2 and OSPFv3 implementation and optimization, covering adjacencies, packet kinds and regions, summarization, and route filtering for IPv4 and IPv6.
  • Interdomain routing, path selection, and single and dual-homed networking using the External Border Gateway Protocol (EBGP).
  • Using protocols such as the Hot Standby Routing Protocol (HSRP) and the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol to implement network redundancy (VRRP)
  • Static and Dynamic Network Address Translation is used to implement internet connectivity within the enterprise (NAT)
  • Explain how servers, switches, and other network equipment and components use virtualization technology.
  • Describe the components and principles of wireless networking, including RF and antenna properties, as well as the specific wireless standards.
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