CCNA 4 - Connecting Networks

Discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network.


  • Hhierarchical Network Design
  • Principles of Wide Area Network WAN
  • Configuring serial network connections, PPP and Frame Relay
  • Testing and Troubleshooting serial network connections
  • Bbroadband and xDSL technologies
  • Virtual IPsec tunneling VPN connections
  • Monitoring Network with Syslog records and operations performance SNMP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting
  • Network architectures and virtualization basics


After training you will:

  • understand the technology in the WAN
  • know how to set the basic parameters of the serial link
  • know how to set up and maintain a PPP connection and Frame Relay
  • understand broadband Internet technologies and principles of xDSL
  • understand the operation and benefits of VPN
  • know how to configure and troubleshoot IPSec tunneling
  • know how to monitor the problem and take action using Syslog and SNMP
  • know how to set up different network architectures
  • know how to monitor the network and take appropriate actions in case of problems

Target Group:

  • Network and /or system administrators and operators
  • Network and service designers
  • Professional staff for technical support and customer service
  • Professional staff for technical sales and product marketing
  • Everyone who is planning a career in the field of ICT
Status:Closing date exceeded
Duration:7-10 weeks
Tutor:Ivanka Brajović, Jaka Cijan, Dušan Kozic, Jan Turk, Žan Črnivec
Location: Fakulteta za elektrotehniko
Tržaška 25
1000 Ljubljana
Fees:Cenik CNA
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Status: Closing date exceeded