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CBT Moderator Feb 24 18 Official CBT Nuggets / What's new at CBT Nuggets

The offline training feature for our iOS and Android apps is now available! Offline access for more devices is in the works.*

This feature is available to annual subscribers.

To access, you'll first need to get the new CBT Nuggets app from the App Store or Google Play Store.

Here’s how it works:

1. Go to the desired course.

2. Click on the down arrow icon located to the right of the video title that you want to download.

3. Click the “download” button on the lower right. The selected videos will download to your device.

After a video has downloaded, you may watch it anytime, anywhere by going to the Offline Training page.

We suggest that you use a Wi-Fi connection to download videos to avoid data overuse fees. For this reason, your offline video settings are automatically set to use Wi-Fi only. However, if you want to use your cellular data, follow these instructions:

iOS users:

Go to iOS Settings > CBT Nuggets > Offline Video Settings and enable the "Use Cellular Data" option.

Android users:

Go to Settings > Offline Training Settings and enable the "Use Cellular Data" option.

You can download up to 20 videos at a time. Once downloaded, videos are available offline for 30 days. Downloaded videos will expire after 30 days. To delete videos from your queue, click the “edit” button on the Offline Videos page. Select the videos you want to delete, and click the "delete" button at the bottom of the page. Once videos have been downloaded for offline viewing, the app will retain the space allocated for those videos and reuse that space for future videos that are downloaded for offline viewing. The storage space allocated for offline videos will remain allocated on the device until the app is uninstalled.

For more information about using CBT Nuggets offline training, click on the info icon on the upper right of the offline training page.

*UPDATE: We are currently working on adding the offline training feature for Windows desktop and Mac desktop, then for Windows phone. The Chrome extension has been put on hold. 

Kevin December 09, 2013 2 Community / Future Training Requests

Please add your interest in this training as a comment to this post.

Many thanks

Kevin

Customer Service & Support

Raju Woodward August 28, 2013 Community / Feature Requests

Hi,

As of Jan. 16, 2014, here's all of our courses that feature closed captioning. We will update this list over time as closed captioning is added to more courses.

  • Cisco CCNA Labs: Cisco for the Real World
  • Cisco CCENT ICND1 640-822
  • Cisco CCNA ICND2 640-816
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Active Directory 70-640
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Config 70-680
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Certification(u2)
  • Microsoft Project 2010 70-178
  • Scrum Certification
  • CompTIA Project+ PK0-003
  • CompTIA A+ 220-701, 220-702
  • CompTIA Network+ N10-004, JK0-016
  • LPI Linux LPIC-1 101 and CompTIA Linux+
  • EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker v7.0
  • (ISC)2 Security CISSP
  • VMware Virtualization VCP vSphere 5
  • Cisco VoIP CCNA Voice ICOMM 640-461
  • Cisco CCNP ROUTE 642-902
  • Cisco CCNP SWITCH 642-813
  • Cisco CCNP TSHOOT 642-832
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Admin 70-668
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Config 70-667
  • Cisco CCNA ICND2 200-101
  • Cisco CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-101
  • Cisco CCNP SWITCH 642-813
  • Cisco CCNP Route 642-902
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Config 70-667
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Admin 70-668
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Foundations
  • Evernote
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 70-341
  • Microsoft Windows 8 70-689
  • Microsoft Project 2013 74-343
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 70-480
  • Microsoft MCSA Windows 8 70-687
  • Cisco CCNP Security Firewall 642-618
  • Microsoft System Center 2012 Private Cloud 70-247
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 70-412
  • BackTrack and Kali Linux
  • Microsoft Office OneNote 2010
  • Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 70-417
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 70-416
  • Wireshark
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 70-414
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 70-461
  • ITIL: Foundation Level for Project Managers
  • Microsoft System Center 2012 Private Cloud 70-246
  • Juniper Networks Junos Associate
  • CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802
  • Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Security (JNCIS-SEC)
  • Bitcoin Basics
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 70-411
  • Cisco VoIP CCNP Voice CIPT1 v8.0 642-447
  • PMI PMP for the PMBOK Guide Fifth Edition
  • ITIL: Foundation Level
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 70-463
  • PMI® Agile
  • PRINCE2 Foundations
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 70-462
  • Cisco CCNP Security VPN v2.0 642-648
  • Microsoft 70-415 MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 70-410
  • Mastering VMware View 5 and Preparing for the VCP510-DT Exam
  • PowerShell Toolmaking and Scripting
  • ITIL Foundation for Project Management
  • Citrix XenApp 6.5 CCA A20
  • Cisco CCIP BGP 642-661
  • Microsoft Windows 8 First Look
  • Check Point Security R71/75 CCMSE 156-815.71
  • IPv6
  • Microsoft Office 365 77-891
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 70-413
  • Microsoft Lync Server 2010 70-664
  • Cisco CCNA Security 640-554
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 First Look
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager SCCM 2012 70-243
  • CompTIA Network+ N10-005
  • PowerShell 3 Foundations
  • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
  • GNS3
  • Cisco VoIP CCNP Voice CVOICE v8.0 642-437
  • CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician
  • Microsoft MCSA Windows 8 70-688
  • Cisco R&S Troubleshooting Mastery
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect: Architecting for AWS
  • Ubuntu
  • Cisco CCNA Wireless IUWNE 640-722
  • Cisco CCNA Data Center 640-911 DCICN
  • Apache Hadoop
  • CHISP
  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 70-331
  • Salesforce
  • Citrix XenDesktop 7 CCA-AD CCP-AD
  • Cisco CCNA Data Center 640-916
  • IPv4 Subnetting
  • Scratch 2.0 Programming
  • PMI CAPM
  • Cisco CCNP Data Center 642-999 DCUCI
  • Cisco VoIP CCNP Voice CIPT2 v8.0 642-457
  • Check Point CCSA GAiA 156-215.76
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2013 End-user
  • Exam Walkthrough: Cisco ICND1/CCENT 100-101
  • Cisco CCDA 640-864
  • Microsoft MCSE SQL Server 2012 70-464
  • Microsoft Office Word 2013 77-418
  • Exam Walkthrough: Cisco ICND2/CCNA 200-101
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2013 End-user for Office Subscribers
 

Rachel Beck April 03, 2013 Official CBT Nuggets / Announcements

A lot of people have questions about the redesigned CCNA, which Cisco announced last week. Here are Jeremy’s answers to some common questions, including what new topics are on the exams.

 Ready to dive into training for the new ICND1 and ICND2? Check out Jeremy’s training here!


I'm already studying for my CCNA. How long do I have to take the “old” exams?

September 30, 2013, is the last day to test on the “old” exams, ICND1 v1.1 640-822,  ICND2 v1.1 640-816, and CCNA v1 640-802 (composite).

 

What are the new exam numbers?

The new exams are:

ICND1 v2 100-101

ICND2 v2 200-101

CCNA v2 200-120 (composite)

 

What’s changed? How different are the new exams from the old?

There’s more!

ICND1 is the motherlode of all technology certification. There’s more subnetting (VLSM). There’s more depth (NAT, ACLs, VLANs). There’s more modern technology (OSPF and IPv6).

To make room for all this, a few things have been reduced. There’s less GUI. There’s also less “taste testing,” like wifi and security, which were just in there to give you a taste of the technology.

For a video breakdown of new ICND1 topics, check out my MicroNugget on ICND1 2013.

Because there is so much more in ICND1, the ICND2 is able to go super deep. So the ICND1 is like a “whoosh” of topics, and then the ICDN2 is like being able to stop and smell the roses a bit.

ICND2 now has a lot of troubleshooting. It also has a lot more routing (EIGRP, multi-area OSPF, OSPF3), switching (STP, etherchannel), management (SNMP, syslog, NetFlow), and scandel prevention (IOS licensing).

 

Should I take the old tests before September, or should I wait and take the new tests? Will it look better to employers that I have a "new" CCNA?

Take the old one if you can. It’s simpler. You still get the same credential and logo. You are a CCNA. I don’t think an employer is going to ask if you have the “old” or “new” CCNA. A CCNA shows you know what you are doing.

On the other hand, the new CCNA means you will know so much more. But it’s a lot more challenging and will require more studying. 

Bottom line: Take the old one, with the idea that there’s always more to learn.

 

Do I need to get new lab equipment?

My lab recommendation still stands. IOS 15 is new to the exams, but the only reason it has been included is because Cisco now requires a license for it. The IOS 15 needs to be activated. Does that mean you need to buy new equipment? No, you can still use the same old stuff.

 

Will there be changes to other Cisco certification tracks?

The reason the new ICND1 exam is so deep is because it’s now the introductory certification for other certifications, whether it’s security, wireless, etc. It lays the foundation for everything. But at this point, there are no announced changes to the other certification tracks (such as CCNP).

There’s a big overlap between the CCNA and CCNP. There’ll be a lot of “seen this, been here.” I can see CCNP going through a revision, maybe in a year or so.

 

Is CCNA still the best requisite for breaking into networking? Would you recommend taking Network+ (or another cert) before attempting the new CCNA exam?

CCNA is still the best requisite for breaking into networking. The Network+ is a vendor-neutral certification with very little practical hands-on work (quite a bit of historical networking and theory); as an employer, I would value a CCNA far more than a Network+ certification. Taking Network+ before CCNA will give you more depth and background on your networking abilities... but (in my opinion, this isn’t shared by all) there is far more valuable, current topics you can study.

How do I find out more information about the CCNA?

Try the information available on Cisco’s CCNA site:

http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/certifications/associate/ccna/index.html

Rachel Beck March 06, 2013 Community / Future Training Requests

Hello everyone, 

Here is a list of in-progress video series. Current subscribers can watch completed videos by logging in at cbtnuggets.com, clicking "Video Training" and then "Upcoming Videos." 

Cisco VoIP CCNP Voice CIPT1 v8.0 642-447 (Jeremy Cioara)

BackTrack (Keith Barker)

Microsoft SQL Server 70-463 (Garth Schulte)

Cisco CCDA 640-864 (Anthony Sequeira)

ITIL: Foundation (Michael Shannon)

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 70-412 (Tim Warner)

Evernote (Jim Anthony)

Microsoft Office OneNote 2010 MOS (Chris Ward)