CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 2

Book description

Trust the best-selling Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. It is built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam. This book, combined with the CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide Volume 1, cover all of exam topics on the CCNA 200-301 exam.

CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 2 presents you with an organized test-preparation routine using proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

· Master Cisco CCNA 200-301 exam topics

· Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes

· Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

· Practice with realistic exam questions in the practice test software

CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 2 from Cisco Press enables you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. Best-selling author 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.

This complete study package includes

· A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exams

· Do I Know This Already? quizzes, which enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section

· Chapter-ending Key Topic tables, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly

· The powerful Pearson Test Prep Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports

· A free copy of the CCNA 200-301 Network Simulator, Volume 2 Lite software, complete with meaningful lab exercises that help you hone your hands-on skills with the command-line interface for routers and switches

· Links to a series of hands-on config labs developed by the author

· Online interactive practice exercises that help you enhance your knowledge

· More than 50 minutes of video mentoring from the author

· An online interactive Flash Cards application to help you drill on Key Terms by chapter

· A final preparation chapter, which guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies

· Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time

Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, hands-on labs, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

The CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 2, combined with CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, walk you through all the exam topics found in the Cisco 200-301 exam. Topics covered in Volume 2 include:

· IP access control lists

· Security services

· IP services

· Network architecture

· Network automation

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The companion website contains more than 300 unique practice exam questions, CCNA Network Simulator Lite software, online practice exercises, and 50 minutes of video training.

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In addition to the wealth of updated content, this new edition includes a series of free hands-on exercises to help you master several real-world configuration activities. These exercises can be performed on the CCNA 200-301 Network Simulator Lite, Volume 2 software included for free on the companion website that accompanies this book. This software, which simulates the experience of working on actual Cisco routers and switches, contains the following 13 free lab exercises, covering ACL topics in Part I:

1. ACL I

2. ACL II

3. ACL III

4. ACL IV

5. ACL V

6. ACL VI

7. ACL Analysis I

8. Named ACL I

9. Named ACL II

10. Named ACL III

11. Standard ACL Configuration Scenario

12. Extended ACL I Configuration Scenario

13. Extended ACL II Configuration Scenario

If you are interested in exploring more hands-on labs and practicing configuration and troubleshooting with more router and switch commands, see the special discount offer in the coupon code included in the sleeve in the back of this book.

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· Windows 10 (32/64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32/64-bit), or Windows 7 (32/64-bit)

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· 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)

· 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)

· DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver

· Adobe Acrobat Reader version 8 and above

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· macOS 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, or 10.11

· Intel core Duo 1.83 GHz

· 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)

· 1.5 GB hard disk space

· 32-bit color depth at 1024x768 resolution

· Adobe Acrobat Reader version 8 and above

CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 2 Companion Website

Access interactive study tools on this book’s companion website, including practice test software, video training, CCNA Network Simulator Lite software, memory table and config checklist review exercises, a Key Term flash card application, a study planner, and more!

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Also available from Cisco Press for CCNA study is the CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide Volume 2 Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test. This digital-only certification preparation product combines an eBook with enhanced Pearson Test Prep Practice Test.

This integrated learning package

· Enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams

· Includes direct links from each question to detailed tutorials to help you understand the concepts behind the questions

· Provides unique sets of exam-realistic practice questions

· Tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most

Table of contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. About This eBook
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. About the Author
  6. About the Contributing Author
  7. About the Technical Reviewer
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. Contents at a Glance
  10. Reader Services
  11. Icons Used in This Book
  12. Command Syntax Conventions
  13. Contents
  14. Introduction
    1. About Cisco Certifications and CCNA
    2. Book Features
    3. Book Organization, Chapters, and Appendixes
    4. About Building Hands-On Skills
    5. For More Information
  15. Figure Credits
  16. Part I: IP Access Control Lists
    1. Chapter 1. Introduction to TCP/IP Transport and Applications
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. TCP/IP Layer 4 Protocols: TCP and UDP
      4. TCP/IP Applications
      5. Chapter Review
    2. Chapter 2. Basic IPv4 Access Control Lists
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. IPv4 Access Control List Basics
      4. Standard Numbered IPv4 ACLs
      5. Practice Applying Standard IP ACLs
      6. Chapter Review
    3. Chapter 3. Advanced IPv4 Access Control Lists
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Extended Numbered IP Access Control Lists
      4. Named ACLs and ACL Editing
      5. Chapter Review
    4. Part I. Review
  17. Part II: Security Services
    1. Chapter 4. Security Architectures
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Security Terminology
      4. Common Security Threats
      5. Controlling and Monitoring User Access
      6. Developing a Security Program to Educate Users
      7. Chapter Review
    2. Chapter 5. Securing Network Devices
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Securing IOS Passwords
      4. Firewalls and Intrusion Prevention Systems
      5. Chapter Review
    3. Chapter 6. Implementing Switch Port Security
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Port Security Concepts and Configuration
      4. Port Security Violation Modes
      5. Chapter Review
    4. Chapter 7. Implementing DHCP
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
      4. Identifying Host IPv4 Settings
      5. Chapter Review
    5. Chapter 8. DHCP Snooping and ARP Inspection
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. DHCP Snooping
      4. Dynamic ARP Inspection
      5. Chapter Review
    6. Part II. Review
  18. Part III: IP Services
    1. Chapter 9. Device Management Protocols
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. System Message Logging (Syslog)
      4. Network Time Protocol (NTP)
      5. Analyzing Topology Using CDP and LLDP
      6. Chapter Review
    2. Chapter 10. Network Address Translation
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Perspectives on IPv4 Address Scalability
      4. Network Address Translation Concepts
      5. NAT Configuration and Troubleshooting
      6. Chapter Review
    3. Chapter 11. Quality of Service (QoS)
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Introduction to QoS
      4. Classification and Marking
      5. Queuing
      6. Shaping and Policing
      7. Congestion Avoidance
      8. Chapter Review
    4. Chapter 12. Miscellaneous IP Services
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. First Hop Redundancy Protocol
      4. Simple Network Management Protocol
      5. FTP and TFTP
      6. Chapter Review
    5. Part III. Review
  19. Part IV: Network Architecture
    1. Chapter 13. LAN Architecture
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Analyzing Campus LAN Topologies
      4. Small Office/Home Office
      5. Power over Ethernet (PoE)
      6. Chapter Review
    2. Chapter 14. WAN Architecture
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Metro Ethernet
      4. Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
      5. Internet VPNs
      6. Chapter Review
    3. Chapter 15. Cloud Architecture
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Server Virtualization
      4. Cloud Computing Services
      5. WAN Traffic Paths to Reach Cloud Services
      6. Chapter Review
    4. Part IV. Review
  20. Part V: Network Automation
    1. Chapter 16. Introduction to Controller-Based Networking
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. SDN and Controller-Based Networks
      4. Examples of Network Programmability and SDN
      5. Comparing Traditional Versus Controller-Based Networks
      6. Chapter Review
    2. Chapter 17. Cisco Software-Defined Access (SDA)
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. SDA Fabric, Underlay, and Overlay
      4. DNA Center and SDA Operation
      5. DNA Center as a Network Management Platform
      6. Chapter Review
    3. Chapter 18. Understanding REST and JSON
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. REST-Based APIs
      4. Data Serialization and JSON
      5. Chapter Review
    4. Chapter 19. Understanding Ansible, Puppet, and Chef
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Device Configuration Challenges and Solutions
      4. Ansible, Puppet, and Chef Basics
      5. Chapter Review
    5. Part V. Review
  21. Part VI: Final Review
    1. Chapter 20. Final Review
      1. Advice About the Exam Event
      2. Exam Review
  22. Part VII: Appendixes
    1. Appendix A. Numeric Reference Tables
    2. Appendix B. CCNA 200-301, Volume 2 Exam Updates
      1. Always Get the Latest at the Book’s Product Page
      2. Technical Content
    3. Appendix C. Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes
      1. Chapter 1
      2. Chapter 2
      3. Chapter 3
      4. Chapter 4
      5. Chapter 5
      6. Chapter 6
      7. Chapter 7
      8. Chapter 8
      9. Chapter 9
      10. Chapter 10
      11. Chapter 11
      12. Chapter 12
      13. Chapter 13
      14. Chapter 14
      15. Chapter 15
      16. Chapter 16
      17. Chapter 17
      18. Chapter 18
      19. Chapter 19
  23. Glossary
  24. Index
  25. Online Appendixes
    1. Appendix D. Topics from Previous Editions
      1. Cisco Device Hardening
      2. Implementing DHCP
      3. Troubleshooting with IPv4 ACLs
      4. Implementing HSRP
      5. Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
      6. Implementing Simple Network Management Protocol
      7. Analyzing LAN Physical Standard Choices
      8. Metro Ethernet
      9. MPLS VPNs
    2. Appendix E. Practice for Chapter 2: Basic IPv4 Access Control Lists
      1. Practice Problems
      2. Answers to Earlier Practice Problems
    3. Appendix F. Previous Edition ICND1 Chapter 35: Managing IOS Files
      1. Managing Cisco IOS Images and Upgrades
      2. Password Recovery
      3. Managing Configuration Files
      4. Command References
    4. Appendix G. Exam Topics Cross-Reference
      1. CCNA 200-301 Exam Topic Order
      2. Book Chapters, with Exam Topics Covered in Each
    5. Appendix H. Study Planner
  26. Where are the companion content files? - Register
  27. Inside Front Cover
  28. Inside Back Cover
  29. Code Snippets

Product information

  • Title: CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 2
  • Author(s): Wendell Odom, Brad Edgeworth
  • Release date: December 2019
  • Publisher(s): Cisco Press
  • ISBN: 9780135262726