CCNA Notes Thread
UPDATE: Starting this summer, I am going to be doing a new CCNA course and taking notes on both that AND the official textbook. The reason is I don't think Netacad is helping me to the extent I could learn on my own. I have been taking a break from CCNA for hard university classes. I also am going through a lot of changes right now. This should be resolved by May 25th at latest and probably by May 21st or 22nd. At that point I am going to update all of the below notes and create a new mega upload.

In the short run I will reupload the old notes right now for you guys.

Hi everyone,

CCNA or Cisco Certified Network Associate is an entry level computer networking certification. The numerous courses and books on how to earn it actually go into a lot more detail about how networks work than CompTIA Network+ (a lot more). If you want to learn how networking works, CCNA is the ideal way of doing it. I have gone through numerous books and courses and I have found the best ones are the ones published by the original Cisco vendor that builds the networking tech that you are being certified in.

The material is very difficult. So, I decided to make notes on the textbook I am learning from and publish them on GS for you all to use for your own study purposes. I'm a beginner too, so I'm still learning the fundamentals. I wanted to give my notes to everyone for free just in case it helps someone.

After all, how can putting effort into giving and sharing go wrong?

You will find links to the notes below, organized into each chapter as I make notes on each chapter. I will update these notes frequently for both Volume 1 and Volume 2 of the CCNA Official Cert Guide published by Cisco Press. Cisco Press is the official publisher that belongs to the Cisco company that administers CCNA certs and makes CISCO networking devices, such as routers and switches.




I got a request for all CCNA Notes to be in the same updating thread so here it is. Feel free to reply to this thread with your own comments, suggestions, or revisions.

I will continue updating but here it is so far:

Volume 1 updated links:

Ch 1:
Ch. 2
Ch. 3
Ch 4:
Ch. 5
Ch. 6
Ch. 7:
Ch. 8
Ch. 9
Ch. 10:
Ch. 11
Ch. 12
Ch. 13
thanks bro for the notes. can you re-upload first three notes ? link says upload does not exist.
(08-12-2020, 09:47 AM)thunder011 Wrote: thanks bro for the notes. can you re-upload first three notes ? link says upload does not exist.

Yes, will do right now. I didn't take that into account.

I put up a separate download link for MEGA but I also reuploaded to gofile in case anyone wants to try both.
Opening Mega links asks to enter the decryption key and gofile say upload doesnt exixt so kindly update the decryption key or tell me if I am missing something

Thanks you
Please update with the decryption keys of file from 1 to 9
(07-15-2020, 06:11 PM)QMark Wrote: how networks work

Learn all about these tools (You will never need more - never!):










STOP 1 - stop it to follow incompetent ppl with "top xxx networking commands" books / advice / threads / articles. These fools dont understand the words "obsolete" or "replacement". They recommend learning 8 network commands and their syntax and at the same time another command that replaces the other 8.

STOP 2 - do not learn the full potential of networking or you learn 100 years.

STOP 3 - learn the network commands (see my list) and what they do and you learn automatically networking. Stop reading 20 books about "basics of networking". Don't read endlessly, just practice ...
I reuploaded old notes. As mentioned above, I am gonna start from scratch with the same book I got those notes from this summer. But I also will be taking notes on a CCNA Udemy course that is extremely intensive.

I will start this probably around May 25th.


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