CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1

Book description

Trust the best-selling Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. They are built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam.

CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1 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 1 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 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.

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 and part-ending exercises, 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 Volume 1 Network Simulator 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 hone your knowledge

· More than 90 minutes of video mentoring from the author

· 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, challenging review questions and exercises, video instruction, and hands-on labs, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

This official study guide helps you master topics on the CCNA 200-301 exam, including

· Networking fundamentals

· Implementing Ethernet LANs

· Implementing VLANs and STP

· IPv4 addressing

· IPv4 routing

· OSPF

· IPv6

· Wireless LANs

Companion Website

The companion website contains more than 300 unique practice exam questions, CCNA Network Simulator Lite software, online practice exercises, and 90 minutes of video training.

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Also available from Cisco Press for CCNA study is the CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1 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

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 and troubleshooting activities. These exercises can be performed on the CCNA 200-301 Network Simulator Lite, Volume 1 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 22 free lab exercises, covering topics in Part II and Part III, the first hands-on configuration sections of the book:

1. Configuring Local Usernames

2. Configuring Hostnames

3. Interface Status I

4. Interface Status II

5. Interface Status III

6. Interface Status IV

7. Configuring Switch IP Settings

8. Switch IP Address

9. Switch IP Connectivity I

10. Switch CLI Configuration Process I

11. Switch CLI Configuration Process II

12. Switch CLI Exec Mode

13. Setting Switch Passwords

14. Interface Settings I

15. Interface Settings II

16. Interface Settings III

17. Switch Forwarding I

18. Switch Security I

19. Switch Interfaces and Forwarding Configuration Scenario

20. Configuring VLANs Configuration Scenario

21. VLAN Troubleshooting

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. Contents
  11. Reader Services
  12. Icons Used in This Book
  13. Command Syntax Conventions
  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. Your Study Plan
    1. A Brief Perspective on Cisco Certification Exams
    2. Five Study Plan Steps
    3. Things to Do Before Starting the First Chapter
    4. Getting Started: Now
  16. Part I: Introduction to Networking
    1. Chapter 1. Introduction to TCP/IP Networking
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Perspectives on Networking
      4. TCP/IP Networking Model
      5. Data Encapsulation Terminology
      6. Chapter Review
      7. Review All the Key Topics
      8. Key Terms You Should Know
    2. Chapter 2. Fundamentals of Ethernet LANs
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. An Overview of LANs
      4. Building Physical Ethernet LANs with UTP
      5. Building Physical Ethernet LANs with Fiber
      6. Sending Data in Ethernet Networks
      7. Chapter Review
      8. Review All the Key Topics
      9. Key Terms You Should Know
    3. Chapter 3. Fundamentals of WANs and IP Routing
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Wide-Area Networks
      4. IP Routing
      5. Other Network Layer Features
      6. Chapter Review
      7. Review All the Key Topics
      8. Key Terms You Should Know
    4. Part I: Review
  17. Part II: Implementing Ethernet LANs
    1. Chapter 4. Using the Command-Line Interface
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Accessing the Cisco Catalyst Switch CLI
      4. Configuring Cisco IOS Software
      5. Chapter Review
      6. Review All the Key Topics
      7. Key Terms You Should Know
      8. Command References
    2. Chapter 5. Analyzing Ethernet LAN Switching
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. LAN Switching Concepts
      4. Verifying and Analyzing Ethernet Switching
      5. Chapter Review
      6. Review All the Key Topics
      7. Do Labs
      8. Key Terms You Should Know
      9. Command References
    3. Chapter 6. Configuring Basic Switch Management
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Securing the Switch CLI
      4. Enabling IPv4 for Remote Access
      5. Miscellaneous Settings Useful in the Lab
      6. Chapter Review
      7. Review All the Key Topics
      8. Key Terms You Should Know
      9. Do Labs
      10. Command References
    4. Chapter 7. Configuring and Verifying Switch Interfaces
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Configuring Switch Interfaces
      4. Analyzing Switch Interface Status and Statistics
      5. Chapter Review
      6. Review All the Key Topics
      7. Key Terms You Should Know
      8. Do Labs
      9. Command References
    5. Part II: Review
  18. Part III: Implementing VLANs and STP
    1. Chapter 8. Implementing Ethernet Virtual LANs
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Virtual LAN Concepts
      4. VLAN and VLAN Trunking Configuration and Verification
      5. Troubleshooting VLANs and VLAN Trunks
      6. Chapter Review
      7. Review All the Key Topics
      8. Key Terms You Should Know
      9. Do Labs
      10. Command References
    2. Chapter 9. Spanning Tree Protocol Concepts
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. STP and RSTP Basics
      4. Details Specific to STP (and Not RSTP)
      5. Rapid STP Concepts
      6. Chapter Review
      7. Review All the Key Topics
      8. Key Terms You Should Know
    3. Chapter 10. RSTP and EtherChannel Configuration
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Understanding RSTP Through Configuration
      4. Configuring Layer 2 EtherChannel
      5. Chapter Review
      6. Review All the Key Topics
      7. Key Terms You Should Know
      8. Command References
    4. Part III: Review
  19. Part IV: IPv4 Addressing
    1. Chapter 11. Perspectives on IPv4 Subnetting
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Introduction to Subnetting
      4. Analyze Subnetting and Addressing Needs
      5. Make Design Choices
      6. Plan the Implementation
      7. Chapter Review
      8. Review All the Key Topics
      9. Key Terms You Should Know
    2. Chapter 12. Analyzing Classful IPv4 Networks
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Classful Network Concepts
      4. Practice with Classful Networks
      5. Chapter Review
      6. Review All the Key Topics
      7. Key Terms You Should Know
      8. Additional Practice for This Chapter’s Processes
      9. Answers to Earlier Practice Problems
    3. Chapter 13. Analyzing Subnet Masks
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Subnet Mask Conversion
      4. Identifying Subnet Design Choices Using Masks
      5. Chapter Review
      6. Review All the Key Topics
      7. Key Terms You Should Know
      8. Additional Practice for This Chapter’s Processes
      9. Answers to Earlier Practice Problems
    4. Chapter 14. Analyzing Existing Subnets
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Defining a Subnet
      4. Analyzing Existing Subnets: Binary
      5. Analyzing Existing Subnets: Decimal
      6. Practice Analyzing Existing Subnets
      7. Chapter Review
      8. Review All the Key Topics
      9. Key Terms You Should Know
      10. Additional Practice for This Chapter’s Processes
      11. Answers to Earlier Practice Problems
    5. Part IV: Review
  20. Part V: IPv4 Routing
    1. Chapter 15. Operating Cisco Routers
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Installing Cisco Routers
      4. Enabling IPv4 Support on Cisco Router Interfaces
      5. Chapter Review
      6. Review All the Key Topics
      7. Key Terms You Should Know
      8. Command References
    2. Chapter 16. Configuring IPv4 Addresses and Static Routes
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. IP Routing
      4. Configuring IP Addresses and Connected Routes
      5. Configuring Static Routes
      6. IP Forwarding with the Longest Prefix Match
      7. Chapter Review
      8. Review All the Key Topics
      9. Key Terms You Should Know
      10. Command References
    3. Chapter 17. IP Routing in the LAN
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. VLAN Routing with Router 802.1Q Trunks
      4. VLAN Routing with Layer 3 Switch SVIs
      5. VLAN Routing with Layer 3 Switch Routed Ports
      6. Chapter Review
      7. Review All the Key Topics
      8. Key Terms You Should Know
      9. Command References
    4. Chapter 18. Troubleshooting IPv4 Routing
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Problem Isolation Using the ping Command
      4. Problem Isolation Using the traceroute Command
      5. Telnet and SSH
      6. Chapter Review
      7. Review All the Key Topics
      8. Key Terms You Should Know
    5. Part V: Review
  21. Part VI: OSPF
    1. Chapter 19. Understanding OSPF Concepts
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Comparing Dynamic Routing Protocol Features
      4. OSPF Concepts and Operation
      5. OSPF Areas and LSAs
      6. Chapter Review
      7. Review All the Key Topics
      8. Key Terms You Should Know
    2. Chapter 20. Implementing OSPF
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Implementing Single-Area OSPFv2
      4. Using OSPFv2 Interface Subcommands
      5. Additional OSPFv2 Features
      6. Chapter Review
      7. Review All the Key Topics
      8. Key Terms You Should Know
      9. Command References
    3. Chapter 21. OSPF Network Types and Neighbors
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. OSPF Network Types
      4. OSPF Neighbor Relationships
      5. Chapter Review
      6. Review All the Key Topics
      7. Command References
    4. Part VI: Review
  22. Part VII: IP Version 6
    1. Chapter 22. Fundamentals of IP Version 6
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Introduction to IPv6
      4. IPv6 Addressing Formats and Conventions
      5. Chapter Review
      6. Review All the Key Topics
      7. Key Terms You Should Know
      8. Additional Practice for This Chapter’s Processes
      9. Answers to Earlier Practice Problems
    2. Chapter 23. IPv6 Addressing and Subnetting
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Global Unicast Addressing Concepts
      4. Unique Local Unicast Addresses
      5. Chapter Review
      6. Review All the Key Topics
      7. Key Terms You Should Know
    3. Chapter 24. Implementing IPv6 Addressing on Routers
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Implementing Unicast IPv6 Addresses on Routers
      4. Special Addresses Used by Routers
      5. Chapter Review
      6. Review All the Key Topics
      7. Key Terms You Should Know
      8. Additional Practice for This Chapter’s Processes
      9. Command References
      10. Answers to Earlier Practice Problems
    4. Chapter 25. Implementing IPv6 Routing
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Connected and Local IPv6 Routes
      4. Static IPv6 Routes
      5. The Neighbor Discovery Protocol
      6. Chapter Review
      7. Review All the Key Topics
      8. Key Terms You Should Know
      9. Command References
    5. Part VII: Review
  23. Part VIII. Wireless LANs
    1. Chapter 26. Fundamentals of Wireless Networks
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Comparing Wired and Wireless Networks
      4. Wireless LAN Topologies
      5. Other Wireless Topologies
      6. RF Overview
      7. Chapter Review
      8. Review All the Key Topics
      9. Key Terms You Should Know
    2. Chapter 27. Analyzing Cisco Wireless Architectures
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Autonomous AP Architecture
      4. Cloud-based AP Architecture
      5. Split-MAC Architectures
      6. Comparing Wireless LAN Controller Deployments
      7. Chapter Review
      8. Review All the Key Topics
      9. Key Terms You Should Know
    3. Chapter 28. Securing Wireless Networks
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Anatomy of a Secure Connection
      4. Wireless Client Authentication Methods
      5. Wireless Privacy and Integrity Methods
      6. WPA, WPA2, and WPA3
      7. Chapter Review
      8. Review All the Key Topics
      9. Key Terms You Should Know
    4. Chapter 29. Building a Wireless LAN
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Connecting a Cisco AP
      4. Accessing a Cisco WLC
      5. Connecting a Cisco WLC
      6. Configuring a WLAN
      7. Chapter Review
      8. Review All the Key Topics
    5. Part VIII: Review
  24. Part IX: Appendixes
    1. Appendix A. Numeric Reference Tables
    2. Appendix B. CCNA 200-301, Volume 1 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 19
      19. Chapter 20
      20. Chapter 21
      21. Chapter 22
      22. Chapter 23
      23. Chapter 24
      24. Chapter 25
      25. Chapter 26
      26. Chapter 27
      27. Chapter 28
      28. Chapter 29
    4. Glossary
  25. Index
  26. Part X: Online Appendixes
    1. Appendix D. Practice for Chapter 12: Analyzing Classful IPv4 Networks
      1. Practice Problems
      2. Answers
    2. Appendix E. Practice for Chapter 13: Analyzing Subnet Masks
      1. Mask Conversion Problems
      2. Answers to Mask Conversion Problems
      3. Mask Analysis Problems
      4. Answers to Mask Analysis Problems
    3. Appendix F. Practice for Chapter 14: Analyzing Existing Subnets
      1. Practice Problems
      2. Answers
    4. Appendix G. Practice for Chapter 22: Fundamentals of IP Version 6
      1. Address Abbreviating and Expanding Problems
      2. Calculating the IPv6 Prefix Problems
      3. Answers to Address Abbreviating and Expanding Problems
      4. Answers to Calculating IPv6 Prefix Problems
    5. Appendix H. Practice for Chapter 24: Implementing IPv6 Addressing on Routers
      1. EUI-64 and Solicited Node Multicast Problems
      2. Answers to EUI-64 and Solicited Node Multicast Problems
    6. Appendix I. Study Planner
    7. Appendix J. Topics from Previous Editions
      1. IPv4 Address Types
      2. Bandwidth and Clock Rate on Serial Interfaces
      3. Using traceroute to Isolate the Problem to Two Routers
      4. Troubleshooting Static IPv6 Routes
      5. Default Routes with SLAAC on Router Interfaces
    8. Appendix K. Analyzing Ethernet LAN Designs
      1. Foundation Topics
      2. Analyzing Collision Domains and Broadcast Domains
      3. Analyzing Campus LAN Topologies
      4. Analyzing LAN Physical Standard Choices
    9. Appendix L. Subnet Design
      1. Foundation Topics
      2. Choosing the Mask(s) to Meet Requirements
      3. Finding All Subnet IDs
      4. Answers to Earlier Practice Problems
      5. Answers to Practice Choosing Subnet Masks
      6. Answers to Practice Finding All Subnet IDs
    10. Appendix M. Practice for Appendix L: Subnet Design
      1. Mask Design Practice Problems
      2. Mask Design Answers
      3. Practice Finding All Subnet IDs
    11. Appendix N. Variable-Length Subnet Masks
      1. Foundation Topics
      2. VLSM Concepts and Configuration
      3. Finding VLSM Overlaps
      4. Adding a New Subnet to an Existing VLSM Design
      5. Answers to Earlier Practice Problems
      6. Answers to Practice Finding VLSM Overlaps
    12. Appendix O. Spanning Tree Protocol Implementation
      1. Foundation Topics
      2. Implementing STP
      3. Implementing Optional STP Features
      4. Implementing RSTP
      5. Command References
    13. Appendix P. LAN Troubleshooting
      1. Foundation Topics
      2. Troubleshooting STP
      3. Troubleshooting Layer 2 EtherChannel
      4. Analyzing the Switch Data Plane Forwarding
      5. Troubleshooting VLANs and VLAN Trunks
    14. Appendix Q. Troubleshooting IPv4 Routing Protocols
      1. Foundation Topics
      2. Perspectives on Troubleshooting Routing Protocol Problems
      3. Interfaces Enabled with a Routing Protocol
      4. Neighbor Relationships
      5. Command References
    15. Appendix R. Exam Topics Cross Reference
      1. CCNA 200-301 Exam Topic Order
      2. Book Chapter Order Versus CCNA 200-301 Exam Topics
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Product information

  • Title: CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1
  • Author(s): Wendell Odom
  • Release date: September 2019
  • Publisher(s): Cisco Press
  • ISBN: 9780135768464