Baseline Equipment Bundle

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Lab Equipment Requirements
Current designs for lab topologies leverage equipment used in previous CCNA 6.0 version and include options to utilize a 2 router + 2 switch + 1 wireless router physical equipment bundle described below. Labs with more complex topologies will rely on PT as a complementary environment to be used in addition to the physical labs. Detailed equipment information, including descriptions and part
numbers for the equipment used in the new CCNAv7 courses are listed down.
Baseline Equipment Bundle:

=> 2 x ISR4221/K9 Routers
=> 2 x WS-C2960+24TC-L Catalyst switches
=> 1 wireless router (generic brand) with WPA2 support
=> Ethernet patch cables
=> PCs – minimum system requirements
o CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 2.53 GHz or equivalent
o OS: Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows 10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, macOS High Sierra and Mojave
o RAM: 4 GB
o Storage: 500 MB of free disk space
o Display resolution: 1024 x 768
o Language fonts supporting Unicode encoding (if viewing in languages other than English)
o Latest video card drivers and operating system updates
=> Internet connection for lab and study PCs
=> Optional equipment for connecting to a WLAN
o 1 printer or integrated printer/scanner/copier for the class to share
o Smartphones and tablets are desirable for use with the labs


=> Cisco IOS versions:
o Routers: Version IOS XE 16.0 or higher, IP Base feature set.
o Switches: Version IOS 15.0 or higher, lanbaseK9 feature set.
=> Packet Tracer v7.3
=> Open-source server software:
o For various services and protocols, such as Telnet, SSH, HTTP, DHCP, FTP, TFTP, etc.
=> Tera Term source SSH client software for lab PCs.
=> Oracle VirtualBox, most recent version.
=> Wireshark version 2.5 or higher.

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