What equipment for CCNA?

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I am able to get hold of a few 2600 routers, but I am unsure what modules
would be best and which switch is most suitable.

Any help will be useful :)



Re: What equipment for CCNA?

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Don't really need a 2600 router.  Any of the 2500 series should work.  Cisco
exams are based on IOS 12.2.
The routers you get will need at least 2 serial ports, 1 ethernet port, 1
console and 1 aux port.  Quite a few vendors sell used equipment on various
auction sites.  I recommend 3 routers - then you can properly watch the
routing tables update between more than the next hop.
A switch is also recommended.   Most of the CCNA "kits" being sold still
feature the 1900 switch but I'd recommend a 2950.
Most value of the certification kits is they come with the proper DTE/DCA
cables and rollover cable.



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