Blueprint topics covered in this chapter:
This chapter covers the following subtopics from the Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching written exam blueprint. Refer to the full blueprint in Table I-1 in the Introduction for more details on the topics covered in each chapter and their context within the blueprint.
Network Address Translation (NAT)
Complete mastery of IP addressing and subnetting is required for any candidate to have a reasonable chance at passing both the CCIE written and lab exam. In fact, even the CCNA exam has fairly rigorous coverage of IP addressing and the related protocols. For the CCIE exam, understanding these topics is required to answer much deeper questions—for instance, ...