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:
    • CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 2.53 GHz or equivalent
    • OS: Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows 10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, macOS High Sierra and Mojave
    • RAM: 4 GB
    • Storage: 500 MB of free disk space
    • Display resolution: 1024 x 768
    • Language fonts supporting Unicode encoding (if viewing in languages other than English)
    • Latest video card drivers and operating system updates
  • Internet connection for lab and study PCs
  • Optional equipment for connecting to a WLAN:
    • 1 printer or integrated printer/scanner/copier for the class to share
    • Smartphones and tablets are desirable for use with the labs


  • Cisco IOS versions:
    • Routers: Version IOS XE 16.0 or higher, IP Base feature set
    • Switches: Version IOS 15.0 or higher, lanbaseK9 feature set
  • Cisco Packet Tracer Stable release: 8.2 download
  • Open-source server software:
    • 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
InterVLAN Routing Using Layer III Switch with SVI

InterVLAN Routing Using Layer III Switch with SVI