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CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Deluxe Study Guide, 2nd Edition

Book Description

The bestselling CCNA prep guide with the field's leading Cisco authority

CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Deluxe Study Guide, 2nd Edition is a leading resource for those taking the Cisco Certified Network Associate exams. Whether you're taking the CCNA Composite exam or the ICND-1 and ICND-2, this Deluxe Study Guide has you covered with clear, expert guidance and plenty of hands-on labs. Networking expert Todd Lammle guides you through 100% of the exam objectives with detailed discussion and real-world insight on routing and switching, IP data networks, troubleshooting, security, and more. Examples, exercises, and the included network simulator help you gain practical experience in critical skills. The Sybex interactive online learning environment includes hundreds of sample questions, over 100 electronic flashcards, a pre-assessment test, and bonus practice exams to help you test your understanding and gauge your readiness along the way. In this Deluxe edition, you will also get 20% off a year subscription and free access to a premium Cisco Switch Lab from the experts at ITProTV.

As 80% of the Internet's routers are Cisco, the CCNA certification is an important start for any networking career. Make sure you're fully prepared for the exam with this comprehensive Deluxe Study Guide.

  • Master 100% of the objectives for all three exams
  • Gain practical experience with dozens of hands-on labs
  • Test your knowledge with bonus practice exams
  • 20% off a year membership and free access to Cisco premium labs from ITProTV

When it comes to networking technologies, there's no substitute for hands-on experience. Reading best practices is one thing, but it's not enough to pass the exam—or do the job. CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Deluxe Study Guide, 2nd Edition gives you everything you need to understand networking concepts, and demonstrate those skills on exam day and beyond.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Assessment Test
  3. Answers to Assessment Test
  4. Part 1 ICND1
    1. Chapter 1 Internetworking
      1. Internetworking Basics
      2. Internetworking Models
      3. The OSI Reference Model
      4. Summary
      5. Exam Essentials
      6. Written Labs
      7. Review Questions
    2. Chapter 2 Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation
      1. Ethernet Networks in Review
      2. Ethernet Cabling
      3. Data Encapsulation
      4. The Cisco Three-Layer Hierarchical Model
      5. Summary
      6. Exam Essentials
      7. Written Labs
      8. Review Questions
    3. Chapter 3 Introduction to TCP/IP
      1. Introducing TCP/IP
      2. TCP/IP and the DoD Model
      3. IP Addressing
      4. IPv4 Address Types
      5. Summary
      6. Exam Essentials
      7. Written Labs
      8. Review Questions
    4. Chapter 4 Easy Subnetting
      1. Subnetting Basics
      2. Summary
      3. Exam Essentials
      4. Written Labs
      5. Review Questions
    5. Chapter 5 VLSMs, Summarization, and Troubleshooting TCP/IP
      1. Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSMs)
      2. Summarization
      3. Troubleshooting IP Addressing
      4. Summary
      5. Exam Essentials
      6. Written Lab 5
      7. Review Questions
    6. Chapter 6 Cisco’s Internetworking Operating System (IOS)
      1. The IOS User Interface
      2. Command-Line Interface (CLI)
      3. Administrative Configurations
      4. Router and Switch Interfaces
      5. Viewing, Saving, and Erasing Configurations
      6. Summary
      7. Exam Essentials
      8. Written Lab 6: IOS Understanding
      9. Hands-on Labs
      10. Review Questions
    7. Chapter 7 Managing a Cisco Internetwork
      1. The Internal Components of a Cisco Router and Switch
      2. Backing Up and Restoring the Cisco Configuration
      3. Configuring DHCP
      4. Syslog
      5. Network Time Protocol (NTP)
      6. Exploring Connected Devices Using CDP and LLDP
      7. Using Telnet
      8. Resolving Hostnames
      9. Checking Network Connectivity and Troubleshooting
      10. Summary
      11. Exam Essentials
      12. Written Labs 7
      13. Hands-on Labs
      14. Review Questions
    8. Chapter 8 Managing Cisco Devices
      1. Managing the Configuration Register
      2. Backing Up and Restoring the Cisco IOS
      3. Summary
      4. Exam Essentials
      5. Written Lab 8
      6. Hands-on Labs
      7. Review Questions
    9. Chapter 9 IP Routing
      1. Routing Basics
      2. The IP Routing Process
      3. Configuring IP Routing
      4. Configuring IP Routing in Our Network
      5. Dynamic Routing
      6. Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
      7. Summary
      8. Exam Essentials
      9. Written Lab 9
      10. Hands-on Labs
      11. Review Questions
    10. Chapter 10 Layer 2 Switching
      1. Switching Services
      2. Configuring Catalyst Switches
      3. Summary
      4. Exam Essentials
      5. Written Lab 10
      6. Hands-on Labs
      7. Review Questions
    11. Chapter 11 VLANs and Inter-VLAN Routing
      1. VLAN Basics
      2. Identifying VLANs
      3. Routing between VLANs
      4. Configuring VLANs
      5. Summary
      6. Exam Essentials
      7. Written Lab 11
      8. Hands-on Labs
      9. Review Questions
    12. Chapter 12 Security
      1. Perimeter, Firewall, and Internal Routers
      2. Introduction to Access Lists
      3. Standard Access Lists
      4. Extended Access Lists
      5. Monitoring Access Lists
      6. Summary
      7. Exam Essentials
      8. Written Lab 12
      9. Hands-on Labs
      10. Review Questions
    13. Chapter 13 Network Address Translation (NAT)
      1. When Do We Use NAT?
      2. Types of Network Address Translation
      3. NAT Names
      4. How NAT Works
      5. Testing and Troubleshooting NAT
      6. Summary
      7. Exam Essentials
      8. Written Lab 13
      9. Hands-on Labs
      10. Review Questions
    14. Chapter 14 Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
      1. Why Do We Need IPv6?
      2. The Benefits and Uses of IPv6
      3. IPv6 Addressing and Expressions
      4. How IPv6 Works in an Internetwork
      5. IPv6 Routing Protocols
      6. Configuring IPv6 on Our Internetwork
      7. Configuring Routing on Our Internetwork
      8. Summary
      9. Exam Essentials
      10. Written Labs 14
      11. Hands-on Labs
      12. Review Questions
  5. PART II ICND 2
    1. Chapter 15 Enhanced Switched Technologies
      1. VLAN Review
      2. VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
      3. Configuring VTP
      4. Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
      5. Types of Spanning-tree Protocols
      6. Modifying and Verifying the Bridge ID
      7. Spanning-Tree Failure Consequences
      8. PortFast and BPDU Guard
      9. EtherChannel
      10. Summary
      11. Exam Essentials
      12. Written Lab 15
      13. Hands-on Labs
      14. Review Questions
    2. Chapter 16 Network Device Management and Security
      1. Mitigating Threats at the Access Layer
      2. External Authentication Options
      3. Client Redundancy Issues
      4. Introducing First Hop Redundancy Protocols (FHRPs)
      5. Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
      6. Summary
      7. Exam Essentials
      8. Written Lab 16
      9. Review Questions
    3. Chapter 17 Enhanced IGRP
      1. EIGRP Features and Operations
      2. Configuring EIGRP
      3. Verifying and Troubleshooting EIGRP
      4. EIGRPv6
      5. Summary
      6. Exam Essentials
      7. Written Lab 17
      8. Hands-on Labs
      9. Review Questions
    4. Chapter 18 Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
      1. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Basics
      2. Configuring OSPF
      3. OSPF and Loopback Interfaces
      4. Verifying OSPF Configuration
      5. Summary
      6. Exam Essentials
      7. Written Lab 18
      8. Hands-on Labs
      9. Review Questions
    5. Chapter 19 Multi-Area OSPF
      1. OSPF Scalability
      2. Categories of Multi-area Components
      3. Basic Multi-area Configuration
      4. Verifying and Troubleshooting Multi-area OSPF Networks
      5. Troubleshooting OSPF Scenario
      6. OSPFv3
      7. Summary
      8. Exam Essentials
      9. Written Lab 19
      10. Hands-on Labs
      11. Review Questions
    6. Chapter 20 Troubleshooting IP, IPv6, and VLANs
      1. Troubleshooting IP Network Connectivity
      2. Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity
      3. Troubleshooting VLAN Connectivity
      4. Summary
      5. Exam Essentials
      6. Written Lab 20
      7. Review Questions
    7. Chapter 21 Wide Area Networks
      1. Introduction to Wide Area Networks
      2. Cabling the Serial Wide Area Network
      3. High-Level Data-Link Control (HDLC) Protocol
      4. Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
      5. Virtual Private Networks
      6. GRE Tunnels
      7. Single-Homed EBGP
      8. Summary
      9. Exam Essentials
      10. Written Lab 21
      11. Hands-on Labs
      12. Review Questions
    8. Chapter 22 Evolution of Intelligent Networks
      1. Switch Stacking
      2. Cloud Computing and Its Effect on the Enterprise Network
      3. Overview of Network Programmability in Enterprise Network
      4. Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
      5. Cisco APIC-EM
      6. Cisco Intelligent WAN
      7. Quality of Service
      8. Trust Boundary
      9. QoS Mechanisms
      10. Summary
      11. Exam Essentials
      12. Written Lab 22
      13. Review Questions
    9. Appendix A Answers to Written Labs
      1. Chapter 1: Internetworking
      2. Chapter 2: Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation
      3. Chapter 3: Introduction to TCP/IP
      4. Chapter 4: Easy Subnetting
      5. Chapter 5: VLSMs, Summarization and Troubleshooting TCP/IP
      6. Chapter 6: Cisco’s Internetworking Operating System (IOS)
      7. Chapter 7: Managing a Cisco Internetwork
      8. Chapter 8: Managing Cisco Devices
      9. Chapter 9: IP Routing
      10. Chapter 10: Layer 2 Switching
      11. Chapter 11: VLANs and InterVLAN Routing
      12. Chapter 12: Security
      13. Chapter 13: Network Address Translation (NAT)
      14. Chapter 14: Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
      15. Chapter 15: Enhanced Switched Technologies
      16. Chapter 16: Network Device Management and Security
      17. Chapter 17: Enhanced IGRP
      18. Chapter 18: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
      19. Chapter 19: Multi-Area OSPF
      20. Chapter 20: Troubleshooting IP, IPv6, and VLANs
      21. Chapter 21: Wide Area Networks
      22. Chapter 22: Evolution of Intelligent Networks
    10. Appendix B Answers to Review Questions
      1. Chapter 1: Internetworking
      2. Chapter 2: Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation
      3. Chapter 3: Introduction to TCP/IP
      4. Chapter 4: Easy Subnetting
      5. Chapter 5: VLSMs, Summarization, and Troubleshooting TCP/IP
      6. Chapter 6: Cisco’s Internetworking Operating System (IOS)
      7. Chapter 7: Managing a Cisco Internetwork
      8. Chapter 8: Managing Cisco Devices
      9. Chapter 9: IP Routing
      10. Chapter 10: Layer 2 Switching
      11. Chapter 11: VLANs and InterVLAN Routing
      12. Chapter 12: Security
      13. Chapter 13: Network Address Translation (NAT)
      14. Chapter 14: Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
      15. Chapter 15: Enhanced Switched Technologies
      16. Chapter 16: Network Device Management and Security
      17. Chapter 17: Enhanced IGRP
      18. Chapter 18: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
      19. Chapter 19: Multi-Area OSPF
      20. Chapter 20: Troubleshooting IP, IPv6, and VLANs
      21. Chapter 21: Wide Area Networks
      22. Chapter 22: Evolution of Intelligent Networks
    11. Appendix C Disabling and Configuring Network Services
      1. Blocking SNMP Packets
      2. Disabling Echo
      3. Turning off BootP and Auto-Config
      4. Disabling the HTTP Interface
      5. Disabling IP Source Routing
      6. Disabling Proxy ARP
      7. Disabling Redirect Messages
      8. Disabling the Generation of ICMP Unreachable Messages
      9. Disabling Multicast Route Caching
      10. Disabling the Maintenance Operation Protocol (MOP)
      11. Turning Off the X.25 PAD Service
      12. Enabling the Nagle TCP Congestion Algorithm
      13. Logging Every Event
      14. Disabling Cisco Discovery Protocol
      15. Disabling the Default Forwarded UDP Protocols
      16. Cisco’s auto secure
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