CCENT/CCNA ICND1 640-822 Official Cert Guide

Book description

New Edition of Best Selling Official Cert Guide: Updated Content, New Exercises, and Expanded Coverage -- PLUS includes CCNA Network Simulator Lite Edition.

The new edition of bestselling CCENT/CCNA ICND1 640-822 Official Cert Guide by Wendell Odom has been updated to refresh the content, add new exercises, and enhance certain topics that are key to understanding for success on the CCENT and CCNA exams. The IP addressing topics have been rewritten and re-organized to mirror proven techniques to learn both the concepts and the specific pieces of the subnetting puzzle. In addition, the TCP/IP and OSI Networking Models chapter was also completely updated and rewritten.

Learn, prepare, and practice for exam success

  • Master CCENT/CCNA ICND1exam topics

  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes

  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

  • Practice with realistic exam questions

  • Learn from 60 minutes of Video mentoring

  • Apply concepts within Network Simulator lab exercises

CCENT/CCNA ICND1 640-822 Official Cert Guide, Third Edition is a best of breed Cisco exam study guide. Best-selling author and expert instructor Wendell Odom shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. The book presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. The master table of exam topics makes referencing easy. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. A final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan. Special troubleshooting sections help you master the complex scenarios you will face on the exam.

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

CCENT/CCNA ICND1 640-822 Official Cert Guide, Third Edition is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit

Wendell Odom, CCIE No. 1624, is the most respected author of Cisco networking books in the world. His past titles include books on the entry-level Cisco certifications (CCENT and CCNA), the more advanced CCNP, and the industry-renowned CCIE. His books are known for their technical depth and accuracy. Wendell has worked as a network engineer, consultant, instructor, course developer, and book author, and he has produced videos, software, and blogs related to Cisco certifications. His website with links to various study tools and resources is at

The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCENT/CCNA ICND1 exam, including

  • TCP/IP and OSI networking models

  • Operating Cisco routers and LAN switches

  • Ethernet switch configuration and troubleshooting

  • Wireless LANs

  • IP addressing and subnetting

  • Routing protocols

  • Router configuration and troubleshooting

  • Network security

  • WAN concepts and configuration

This volume is part of the Official Cert Guide Series from Cisco Press. Books in this series provide officially developed exam preparation materials that offer assessment, review, and practice to help Cisco Career Certification candidates identify weaknesses, concentrate their study efforts, and enhance their confidence as exam day nears.

Table of contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. About the Author
  4. About the Technical Reviewers
  5. Dedication
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. Contents at a Glance
  8. Contents
  9. Icons Used in This Book
  10. Command Syntax Conventions
  11. Introduction
  12. Part I: Networking Fundamentals
    1. Chapter 1. Introduction to Computer Networking
    2. Chapter 2. The TCP/IP and OSI Networking Models
    3. Chapter 3. Fundamentals of LANs
    4. Chapter 4. Fundamentals of WANs
    5. Chapter 5. Fundamentals of IPv4 Addressing and Routing
    6. Chapter 6. Fundamentals of TCP/IP Transport, Applications, and Security
  13. Part II: LAN Switching
    1. Chapter 7. Ethernet LAN Switching Concepts
    2. Chapter 8. Operating Cisco LAN Switches
    3. Chapter 9. Ethernet Switch Configuration
    4. Chapter 10. Ethernet Switch Troubleshooting
    5. Chapter 11. Wireless LANs
  14. Part III: IPv4 Addressing and Subnetting
    1. Chapter 12. Perspectives on IPv4 Subnetting
    2. Chapter 13. Analyzing Classful IPv4 Networks
    3. Chapter 14. Converting Subnet Masks
    4. Chapter 15. Analyzing Existing Subnet Masks
    5. Chapter 16. Designing Subnet Masks
    6. Chapter 17. Analyzing Existing Subnets
    7. Chapter 18. Finding All Subnet IDs
  15. Part IV: IPv4 Routing
    1. Chapter 19. Operating Cisco Routers
    2. Chapter 20. Routing Protocol Concepts and Configuration
    3. Chapter 21. Troubleshooting IP Routing
  16. Part V: Wide-Area Networks
    1. Chapter 22. WAN Concepts
    2. Chapter 23. WAN Configuration
  17. Part VI: Final Preparation
    1. Chapter 24. Final Preparation
  18. Part VII: Appendixes
    1. Appendix A. Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes
    2. Appendix B. Numeric Reference Tables
    3. Appendix C. ICND1 Exam Updates: Version 1.0
    4. Glossary
  19. Appendix D. Practice for Chapter 13: Analyzing Classful IPv4 Networks
  20. Appendix E. Practice for Chapter 14: Converting Subnet Masks
  21. Appendix F. Practice for Chapter 15: Analyzing Existing Subnet Masks
  22. Appendix G. Practice for Chapter 16: Designing Subnet Masks
  23. Appendix H. Practice for Chapter 17: Analyzing Existing Subnets
  24. Appendix I. Practice for Chapter 18: Finding All Subnet IDs
  25. Appendix J. Additional Scenarios
  26. Appendix K. Video Reference
  27. Appendix L. Memory Tables
  28. Appendix M. Memory Tables Answer Key
  29. Appendix N. ICND1 Open-Ended Questions
  30. Network Simulator Lab Study Plan
  31. CCNA Subnetting Videos
  32. Index

Product information

  • Title: CCENT/CCNA ICND1 640-822 Official Cert Guide
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: October 2011
  • Publisher(s): Cisco Press
  • ISBN: 9781587204258