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Routing Protocols Companion Guide

Book Description

Routing Protocols Companion Guide is the official supplemental textbook for the Routing Protocols course in the Cisco® Networking Academy® CCNA® Routing and Switching curriculum.

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers, and explains the principles of routing and routing protocols. You learn how to configure a router for basic and advanced functionality. By the end of this course, you will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, EIGRP, and OSPF in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

The Companion Guide is designed as a portable desk reference to use anytime, anywhere to reinforce the material from the course and organize your time.

The book’s features help you focus on important concepts to succeed in this course:

  • Chapter objectives–Review core concepts by answering the focus questions listed at the beginning of each chapter.

  • Key terms–Refer to the lists of networking vocabulary introduced and highlighted in context in each chapter. 

  • Glossary–Consult the comprehensive Glossary with more than 150 terms.

  • Summary of Activities and Labs–Maximize your study time with this complete list of all associated practice exercises at the end of each chapter.

  • Check Your Understanding–Evaluate your readiness with the end-of-chapter questions that match the style of questions you see in the online course quizzes. The answer key explains each answer.

  • How To–Look for this icon to study the steps you need to learn to perform certain tasks.

  • Interactive Activities–Reinforce your understanding of topics by doing all the exercises from the online course identified throughout the book with this icon.

  • Videos–Watch the videos embedded within the online course.

  • Packet Tracer Activities–Explore and visualize networking concepts using Packet Tracer exercises interspersed throughout the chapters.

  • Hands-on Labs–Work through all the course labs and Class Activities that are included in the course and published in the separate Lab Manual.

  • Table of Contents

    1. About This eBook
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. About the Contributing Authors
    5. Contents at a Glance
    6. Contents
    7. Icons Used in This Book
    8. Command Syntax Conventions
    9. Introduction
      1. Who Should Read This Book
      2. Book Features
      3. How This Book Is Organized
    10. Chapter 1. Routing Concepts
      1. Objectives
      2. Key Terms
      3. Introduction (1.0.1.1)
      4. Initial Configuration of a Router (1.1)
      5. Connect Devices (1.1.2)
      6. Basic Settings on a Router (1.1.3)
      7. Verify Connectivity of Directly Connected Networks (1.1.4)
      8. Routing Decisions (1.2)
      9. Path Determination (1.2.2)
      10. Router Operation (1.3)
      11. Summary (1.4)
      12. Practice
      13. Check Your Understanding Questions
    11. Chapter 2. Static Routing
      1. Objectives
      2. Key Terms
      3. Introduction (2.0.1.1)
      4. Static Routing Implementation (2.1)
      5. Configure Static and Default Routes (2.2)
      6. Review of CIDR and VLSM (2.3)
      7. Configure Summary and Floating Static Routes (2.4)
      8. Troubleshoot Static and Default Route Issues (2.5)
      9. Summary (2.6)
      10. Practice
      11. Check Your Understanding Questions
    12. Chapter 3. Routing Dynamically
      1. Objectives
      2. Key Terms
      3. Introduction (3.0.1.1)
      4. Dynamic Routing Protocols (3.1)
      5. Dynamic versus Static Routing (3.1.2)
      6. Routing Protocol Operating Fundamentals (3.1.3)
      7. Types of Routing Protocols (3.1.4)
      8. Distance Vector Dynamic Routing (3.2)
      9. Types of Distance Vector Routing Protocols (3.2.2)
      10. RIP and RIPng Routing (3.3)
      11. Link-State Dynamic Routing (3.4)
      12. The Routing Table (3.5)
      13. Summary (3.6)
      14. Practice
      15. Check Your Understanding Questions
    13. Chapter 4. EIGRP
      1. Objectives
      2. Key Terms
      3. Introduction (4.0.1)
      4. Characteristics of EIGRP (4.1)
      5. Configuring EIGRP for IPv4 (4.2)
      6. Operation of EIGRP (4.3)
      7. Configuring EIGRP for IPv6 (4.4)
      8. Summary (4.5)
      9. Practice
      10. Check Your Understanding Questions
    14. Chapter 5. EIGRP Advanced Configurations and Troubleshooting
      1. Objectives
      2. Key Terms
      3. Introduction (5.0.1.1)
      4. Advanced EIGRP Configurations (5.1)
      5. Troubleshoot EIGRP (5.2)
      6. Summary (5.3)
      7. Practice
      8. Check Your Understanding Questions
    15. Chapter 6. Single-Area OSPF
      1. Objectives
      2. Key Terms
      3. Introduction (6.0.1.1)
      4. Characteristics of OSPF (6.1)
      5. OSPF Messages (6.1.2)
      6. OSPF Operation (6.1.3)
      7. Configuring Single-Area OSPFv2 (6.2)
      8. Configure Single-Area OSPFv2 (6.2.2)
      9. Verify OSPF (6.2.4)
      10. Configure Single-Area OSPFv3 (6.3)
      11. Configuring OSPFv3 (6.3.2)
      12. Verify OSPFv3 (6.3.3)
      13. Summary (6.4)
      14. Practice
      15. Check Your Understanding Questions
    16. Chapter 7. Adjust and Troubleshoot Single-Area OSPF
      1. Objectives
      2. Key Terms
      3. Introduction (7.0.1.1)
      4. Advanced Single-Area OSPF Configurations (7.1)
      5. Default Route Propagation (7.1.2)
      6. Fine-tuning OSPF Interfaces (7.1.3)
      7. Secure OSPF (7.1.4)
      8. Troubleshooting Single-Area OSPF Implementations (7.2)
      9. Troubleshoot Single-Area OSPFv2 Routing Issues (7.2.2)
      10. Troubleshoot Single-Area OSPFv3 Routing Issues (7.2.3)
      11. Summary (7.3)
      12. Practice
      13. Check Your Understanding Questions
    17. Chapter 8. Multiarea OSPF
      1. Objectives
      2. Key Terms
      3. Introduction (8.0.1.1)
      4. Multiarea OSPF Operation (8.1)
      5. Multiarea OSPF LSA Operation (8.1.2)
      6. OSPF Routing Table and Types of Routes (8.1.3)
      7. Configuring Multiarea OSPF (8.2)
      8. OSPF Route Summarization (8.2.2.1)
      9. Interarea and External Route Summarization (8.2.2.2)
      10. Interarea Route Summarization (8.2.2.3)
      11. Calculating the Summary Route (8.2.2.4)
      12. Configuring Interarea Route Summarization (8.2.2.5)
      13. Verifying Multiarea OSPF (8.2.3.1)
      14. Verify General Multiarea OSPF Settings (8.2.3.2)
      15. Verify the OSPF Routes (8.2.3.3)
      16. Verify the Multiarea OSPF LSDB (8.2.3.4)
      17. Verify Multiarea OSPFv3 (8.2.3.5)
      18. Summary (8.3)
      19. Practice
      20. Check Your Understanding Questions
    18. Chapter 9. Access Control Lists
      1. Objectives
      2. Key Terms
      3. Introduction (9.0.1.1)
      4. IP ACL Operation (9.1)
      5. Standard IPv4 ACLs (9.2)
      6. Extended IPv4 ACLs (9.3)
      7. Troubleshoot ACLs (9.4)
      8. IPv6 ACLs (9.5)
      9. Summary (9.6)
      10. Practice
      11. Check Your Understanding Questions
    19. Chapter 10. IOS Images and Licensing
      1. Objectives
      2. Key Terms
      3. Introduction (10.0.1.1)
      4. Managing IOS System Files (10.1)
      5. IOS Licensing (10.2)
      6. Summary (10.3)
      7. Practice
      8. Check Your Understanding Questions
    20. Appendix A. Answers to the “Check Your Understanding” Questions
      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
    21. Glossary
    22. Index