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ExSim-Max for Cisco 200-310 DESGN

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Exam Number
200-310 DESGN
Exam Name
DESGN (Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions)
Certifications
CCDA
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Question Count
180

CCDA 200-310 DESGN Practice Exam


ExSim-Max 200-310 exam simulation software covers all of the concepts you need to know to pass the required DESGN exam for the Cisco® Certified Design Associate (CCDA®) certification. This DESGN exam simulation software includes well-written, technically accurate questions and answers, which are divided into three individual exam simulations. These practice exams simulate the difficulty and variety of question types on the real exam so closely that, if you can pass our 200-310 DESGN practice exams, you will know that you are ready for the real exam.
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200-310 DESGN Test CCDA Practice Exam Boson

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  • Simulates the level of difficulty, question types and item distribution
  • Contains well-written questions by subject matter experts
  • Includes comprehensive explanations with detailed references
  • Provides score reports to focus your study time
  • Gives you the tools you need to pass the exam—guaranteed!
Download the BEE and try the practice exam demo to see how ExSim-Max can help you pass the 200-310 exam.

How to use the Practice Exam


ExSim-Max exam simulations are the best way to know when you are prepared for the real certification test. Explanations in our ExSim-Max products are not limited to explaining why the correct choice is correct; they contain explanations for all of the available choices. Knowing why the choice is correct or incorrect, will provide a better understanding of the concept.
Once you have a good understanding of CCDA-level skills and technologies, you are ready to take exam A (1 of 3) included in the ExSim-Max for Cisco 200-310 DESGN practice exam. If you pass the first exam on the first attempt, you are most likely ready to take the real exam. If you don’t pass the first time, we’ll help you figure out what you need to brush up on; ExSim-Max score reports will tell you what areas that you should study. Once you have studied up, you can take exam B to gauge your improvement. If you do not pass on your second attempt, do some more studying and then take exam C. We do recommend that you take all three exams included to get the full benefit of the product, even if you pass the first simulation, as this will give you even more confidence going into the real exam.

Exam Info


The Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (200-310 DESGN) is the qualifying exam for the CCDA certification. The 200-310 DESGN exam tests a candidate's knowledge of network design for Cisco enterprise network architectures. CCDA certified professionals can design routed and switched network infrastructures and services involving LAN/WAN technologies for SMB or basic enterprise campus and branch networks.

Exam Topics


1.0 Design Methodology

  • 1.1 Describe the Cisco Design lifecycle – PBM (plan, build, manage)
  • 1.2 Describe the information required to characterize an existing network as part of the planning for a design change
  • 1.3 Describe the use cases and benefits of network characterization tools (SNMP, NBAR, NetFlow)
  • 1.4 Compare and contrast the top-down and bottom-up design approaches

2.0 Design Objectives

  • 2.1 Describe the importance and application of modularity in a network
  • 2.2 Describe the importance and application of hierarchy in a network
  • 2.3 Describe the importance and application of scalability in a network
  • 2.4 Describe the importance and application of resiliency in a network
  • 2.5 Describe the importance and application of concept of fault domains in a network

3.0 Addressing and Routing Protocols in an Existing Network

  • 3.1 Describe the concept of scalable addressing
    • 3.1.a Hierarchy
    • 3.1.b Summarization
    • 3.1.c Efficiency
  • 3.2 Design an effective IP addressing scheme
    • 3.2.a Subnetting
    • 3.2.b Summarization
    • 3.2.c Scalability
    • 3.2.d NAT
  • 3.3 Identify routing protocol scalability considerations
    • 3.3.a Number of peers
    • 3.3.b Convergence requirements
    • 3.3.c Summarization boundaries and techniques
    • 3.3.d Number of routing entries
    • 3.3.e Impact of routing table of performance
    • 3.3.f Size of the flooding domain
    • 3.3.g Topology
  • 3.4 Design a routing protocol expansion
    • 3.4.a IGP protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, ISIS)
    • 3.4.b BGP (eBGP peering, iBGP peering

4.0 Enterprise Network Design

  • 4.1 Design a basic campus
    • 4.1.a Layer 2/Layer 3 demarcation
    • 4.1.b Spanning tree
    • 4.1.c Ether channels
    • 4.1.d First Hop Redundancy Protocols (FHRP)
    • 4.1.e Chassis virtualization
  • 4.2 Design a basic enterprise network
    • 4.2.a Layer 3 protocols and redistribution
    • 4.2.b WAN connectivity
      • 4.2.b(i) Topologies (hub and spoke, spoke to spoke, point to point, full/partial mesh)
      • 4.2.b(ii) Connectivity methods (DMVPN, get VPN, MPLS Layer 3 VPN, Layer 2 VPN, static IPsec, GRE,VTI)
      • 4.2.b(iii) Resiliency (SLAs, backup links, QoS)
    • 4.2.c Connections to the data center
    • 4.2.d Edge connectivity
      • 4.2.d(i) Internet connectivity
      • 4.2.d(ii) ACLs and firewall placements
      • 4.2.d(iii) NAT placement
  • 4.3 Design a basic branch network
    • 4.3.a Redundancy
      • 4.3.a(i) Connectivity
      • 4.3.a(ii) Hardware
      • 4.3.a(iii) Service provider
    • 4.3.b Link capacity
      • 4.3.b(i) Bandwidth
      • 4.3.b(ii) Delay

5.0 Considerations for Expanding an Existing Network

  • 5.1 Describe design considerations for wireless network architectures
    • 5.1.a Physical and virtual controllers
    • 5.1.b Centralized and decentralized designs
  • 5.2 Identify integration considerations and requirements for controller-based wireless networks
    • 5.2.a Traffic flows
    • 5.2.b Bandwidth consumption
    • 5.2.c AP and controller connectivity
    • 5.2.d QoS
  • 5.3 Describe security controls integration considerations
    • 5.3.a Traffic filtering and inspection
    • 5.3.b Firewall and IPS placement and functionality
  • 5.4 Identify traffic flow implications as a result of security controls
    • 5.4.a Client access methods
    • 5.4.b Network access control
  • 5.5 Identify high-level considerations for collaboration (voice, streaming video, interactive video) applications
    • 5.5.a QoS (shaping vs. policing, trust boundaries, jitter, delay, loss)
    • 5.5.b Capacity
    • 5.5.c Convergence time
    • 5.5.d Service placement
  • 5.6 Describe the concepts of virtualization within a network design
  • 5.7 Identify network elements that can be virtualized
    • 5.7.a Physical elements (chassis, VSS, VDC, contexts)
    • 5.7.b Logical elements (routing elements, tunneling, VRFs, VLANs)
  • 5.8 Describe the concepts of network programmability within a network design
    • 5.8.a APIs
    • 5.8.b Controllers
    • 5.8.c Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
  • 5.9 Describe data center components
    • 5.9.a Server load balancing basics
    • 5.9.b Blocking vs. non-blocking Layer 2
    • 5.9.c Layer 2 extension


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Average Rating: 5 stars (2) see all reviews

5 stars Necessary
5/25/2019 11:06:11 AM - Jackson - Hempstead, NY US

I would say that this practice exam is necessary for passing the CCDA exam. I see that this only has one review, so I figured I would chime in. I recently passed the 200-310 exam last weekend on my first try, and I don't think I would've been able to do it without the Boson Ex-Sims. I see a lot of people online say that after studying with the Boson Practice exams, they're surprised at how much the actual exam questions differ significantly. Well, yes, some of these questions may differ from what you would see in the actual exam, but I think the point is to educate you on how to study for the real exam.

They do, in fact cover all of the topics in the Official Cisco Exam Blueprint and the best thing about Boson is that they explain why EACH answer in a Multiple Choice Question is either right or wrong and on top of that, they give you links to the official Cisco White Papers where you can explore the topics and technologies even further. I think that's the thing that most people who fail don't take advantage of.

I think it all depends on the time that you put in to understanding why an answer is right or wrong and how deep you go into a topic/technology, not just memorizing answers to a question. If you cover that, you should be able to figure out any question that the real exam throws at you. I, personally never go for the real exam until I'm scoring in the 900s on each Boson Practice Exam for a given Certification and after I've explored the suggested Cisco Documentation for additional study.

5 stars Excellent!
10/26/2016 12:23:48 PM - Markquzee - Bloomfield, NJ US

This practice exam without a doubt prepares you for the CCDA 200-310 exam.

You'll certainly need one or two more additional sources for your Cisco exam passing strategy but this exam puts the icing on the cake.

Covers all the areas and is an excellent representation of what you'll find on the official exam.

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