CCNP and CCIE Enterprise Core ENCOR 350-401 Official Cert Guide

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.

CCNP and CCIE Enterprise Core ENCOR 350-401 Official Cert Guide 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 CCNP/CCIE ENCOR 350-401 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

CCNP and CCIE Enterprise Core ENCOR 350-401 Official Cert Guide from Cisco Press enables you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. Expert authors Brad Edgeworth, Ramiro Garza Rios, Dave Hucaby, and Jason Gooley share 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 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

· Practice exercises that help you enhance 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, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

This official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNP/CCIE Enterprise Core ENCOR exam, including

· Enterprise network architecture

· Virtualization

· Network assurance

· Security

· Automation

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Also available from Cisco Press for CCNP/CCIE Enterprise Core study is the CCNP/CCIE Enterprise Core ENCOR 350-401 Official Cert Guide Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test. This digital-only certification preparation product combines an eBook with enhanced Pearson Pearson Test Prep Practice Test.

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

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. About This eBook
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. About the Authors
  6. About the Technical Reviewers
  7. Dedications
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. Contents at a Glance
  10. Reader Services
  11. Contents
  12. Icons Used in This Book
  13. Command Syntax Conventions
  14. Introduction
  15. Figure Credits
  16. Part I: Forwarding
    1. Chapter 1. Packet Forwarding
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Network Device Communication
      4. Forwarding Architectures
      5. Exam Preparation Tasks
  17. Part II: Layer
    1. Chapter 2. Spanning Tree Protocol
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Spanning Tree Protocol Fundamentals
      4. Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
      5. Exam Preparation Tasks
    2. Chapter 3. Advanced STP Tuning
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. STP Topology Tuning
      4. Additional STP Protection Mechanisms
      5. Exam Preparation Tasks
    3. Chapter 4. Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol
      4. Exam Preparation Tasks
    4. Chapter 5. VLAN Trunks and EtherChannel Bundles
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. VLAN Trunking Protocol
      4. Dynamic Trunking Protocol
      5. EtherChannel Bundle
      6. Exam Preparation Tasks
  18. Part III: Routing
    1. Chapter 6. IP Routing Essentials
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Routing Protocol Overview
      4. Path Selection
      5. Static Routing
      6. Virtual Routing and Forwarding
      7. Exam Preparation Tasks
    2. Chapter 7. EIGRP
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. EIGRP Fundamentals
      4. Path Metric Calculation
      5. Failure Detection and Timers
      6. Route Summarization
      7. Exam Preparation Tasks
    3. Chapter 8. OSPF
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. OSPF Fundamentals
      4. OSPF Configuration
      5. Default Route Advertisement
      6. Common OSPF Optimizations
      7. Exam Preparation Tasks
    4. Chapter 9. Advanced OSPF
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Areas
      4. Link-State Announcements
      5. Discontiguous Networks
      6. OSPF Path Selection
      7. Summarization of Routes
      8. Route Filtering
      9. Exam Preparation Tasks
    5. Chapter 10. OSPFv3
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. OSPFv3 Fundamentals
      4. OSPFv3 Configuration
      5. IPv4 Support in OSPFv3
      6. Exam Preparation Tasks
    6. Chapter 11. BGP
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. BGP Fundamentals
      4. Basic BGP Configuration
      5. Route Summarization
      6. Multiprotocol BGP for IPv6
      7. Exam Preparation Tasks
    7. Chapter 12. Advanced BGP
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. BGP Multihoming
      4. Conditional Matching
      5. Route Maps
      6. BGP Route Filtering and Manipulation
      7. BGP Communities
      8. Understanding BGP Path Selection
      9. Exam Preparation Tasks
    8. Chapter 13. Multicast
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Multicast Fundamentals
      4. Multicast Addressing
      5. Internet Group Management Protocol
      6. Protocol Independent Multicast
      7. Rendezvous Points
      8. Exam Preparation Tasks
  19. Part IV: Services
    1. Chapter 14. QoS
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. The Need for QoS
      4. QoS Models
      5. Classification and Marking
      6. Policing and Shaping
      7. Congestion Management and Avoidance
      8. Exam Preparation Tasks
    2. Chapter 15. IP Services
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. First-Hop Redundancy Protocol
      4. Network Address Translation
      5. Exam Preparation Tasks
  20. Part V: Overlay
    1. Chapter 16. Overlay Tunnels
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) Tunnels
      4. IPsec Fundamentals
      5. Cisco Location/ID Separation Protocol (LISP)
      6. Virtual Extensible Local Area Network (VXLAN)
      7. Exam Preparation Tasks
  21. Part VI: Wireless
    1. Chapter 17. Wireless Signals and Modulation
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Understanding Basic Wireless Theory
      4. Carrying Data Over an RF Signal
      5. Exam Preparation Tasks
    2. Chapter 18. Wireless Infrastructure
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Wireless LAN Topologies
      4. Pairing Lightweight APs and WLCs
      5. Leveraging Antennas for Wireless Coverage
      6. Exam Preparation Tasks
    3. Chapter 19. Understanding Wireless Roaming and Location Services
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Roaming Overview
      4. Roaming Between Centralized Controllers
      5. Locating Devices in a Wireless Network
      6. Exam Preparation Tasks
    4. Chapter 20. Authenticating Wireless Clients
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Open Authentication
      4. Authenticating with Pre-Shared Key
      5. Authenticating with EAP
      6. Authenticating with WebAuth
      7. Exam Preparation Tasks
    5. Chapter 21. Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Troubleshooting Client Connectivity from the WLC
      4. Troubleshooting Connectivity Problems at the AP
      5. Exam Preparation Tasks
  22. Part VII: Architecture
    1. Chapter 22. Enterprise Network Architecture
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Hierarchical LAN Design Model
      4. Enterprise Network Architecture Options
      5. Exam Preparation Tasks
    2. Chapter 23. Fabric Technologies
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Software-Defined Access (SD-Access)
      4. Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN)
      5. Exam Preparation Tasks
    3. Chapter 24. Network Assurance
      1. Do I Know This Already?
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Network Diagnostic Tools
      4. Debugging
      5. NetFlow and Flexible NetFlow
      6. Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) Technologies
      7. IP SLA
      8. Cisco DNA Center Assurance
      9. Exam Preparation Tasks
  23. Part VIII: Security
    1. Chapter 25. Secure Network Access Control
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Network Security Design for Threat Defense
      4. Next-Generation Endpoint Security
      5. Network Access Control (NAC)
      6. Exam Preparation Tasks
    2. Chapter 26. Network Device Access Control and Infrastructure Security
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Access Control Lists (ACLs)
      4. Terminal Lines and Password Protection
      5. Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)
      6. Zone-Based Firewall (ZBFW)
      7. Control Plane Policing (CoPP)
      8. Device Hardening
      9. Exam Preparation Tasks
  24. Part IX: SDN
    1. Chapter 27. Virtualization
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Server Virtualization
      4. Network Functions Virtualization
      5. Exam Preparation Tasks
    2. Chapter 28. Foundational Network Programmability Concepts
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Command-Line Interface
      4. Application Programming Interface
      5. Data Models and Supporting Protocols
      6. Cisco DevNet
      7. GitHub
      8. Basic Python Components and Scripts
      9. Exam Preparation Tasks
    3. Chapter 29. Introduction to Automation Tools
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Embedded Event Manager
      4. Agent-Based Automation Tools
      5. Agentless Automation Tools
      6. Exam Preparation Tasks
    4. Chapter 30. Final Preparation
      1. Getting Ready
      2. Tools for Final Preparation
      3. Suggested Plan for Final Review/Study
      4. Summary
  25. Glossary
  26. Appendix A. Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Questions
  27. Appendix B. CCNP Enterprise Core ENCOR 350-401 Official Cert Guide Exam Updates
  28. Index
  29. Appendix C. Memory Tables
  30. Appendix D. Memory Tables Answer Key
  31. Appendix E. Study Planner
  32. Where are the companion content files? - Login
  33. Where are the companion content files? - Register
  34. Code Snippets

Product Information

  • Title: CCNP and CCIE Enterprise Core ENCOR 350-401 Official Cert Guide
  • Author(s): David Hucaby, Jason Gooley, Ramiro Garza Rios, Bradley Edgeworth
  • Release date: December 2019
  • Publisher(s): Cisco Press
  • ISBN: 9780135262047