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Scaling Networks v6 Companion Guide

Book Description

Scaling Networks v6 Companion Guide is the official supplemental textbook for the Scaling Networks v6 course in the Cisco Networking Academy CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum.

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 250 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 with dozens of 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 and provided in the accompanying Labs & Study Guide book.

Hands-on Labs–Work through all the course labs and additional Class Activities that are included in the course and published in the separate Labs & Study Guide.

Table of Contents

  1. About This E-Book
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. About the Contributing Authors
  5. Contents at a Glance
  6. Contents
  7. Reader Services
  8. Command Syntax Conventions
  9. Introduction
    1. Who Should Read This Book
    2. Book Features
      1. Topic Coverage
      2. Readability
      3. Practice
      4. Lab Study Guide
      5. About Packet Tracer Software and Activities
    3. How This Book Is Organized
  10. Chapter 1. LAN Design
    1. Objectives
    2. Key Terms
    3. Introduction (1.0.1.1)
    4. Campus Wired LAN Designs (1.1)
      1. Cisco Validated Designs (1.1.1)
      2. Expanding the Network (1.1.2)
    5. Selecting Network Devices (1.2)
      1. Switch Hardware (1.2.1)
      2. Router Hardware (1.2.2)
      3. Managing Devices (1.2.3)
    6. Summary (1.3)
    7. Practice
    8. Check Your Understanding Questions
  11. Chapter 2. Scaling VLANs
    1. Objectives
    2. Key Terms
    3. Introduction (2.0.1.1)
    4. VTP, Extended VLANs, and DTP (2.1)
      1. VTP Concepts and Operation (2.1.1)
      2. VTP Configuration (2.1.2)
      3. Extended VLANs (2.1.3)
      4. Dynamic Trunking Protocol (2.1.4)
    5. Troubleshoot Multi-VLAN Issues (2.2)
      1. Inter-VLAN Configuration Issues (2.2.1)
      2. IP Addressing Issues (2.2.2)
      3. VTP and DTP Issues (2.2.3)
    6. Layer 3 Switching (2.3)
      1. Layer 3 Switching Operation and Configuration (2.3.1)
      2. Troubleshoot Layer 3 Switching (2.3.2)
    7. Summary (2.4)
    8. Practice
    9. Check Your Understanding Questions
  12. Chapter 3. STP
    1. Objectives
    2. Key Terms
    3. Introduction (3.0.1.1)
    4. Spanning Tree Concepts (3.1)
      1. Purpose of Spanning Tree (3.1.1)
      2. STP Operation (3.1.2)
    5. Varieties of Spanning Tree Protocols (3.2)
      1. Overview (3.2.1)
      2. PVST+ (3.2.2)
      3. Rapid PVST+ (3.2.3)
    6. Spanning Tree Configuration (3.3)
      1. PVST+ Configuration (3.3.1)
      2. Rapid PVST+ Configuration (3.3.2)
      3. STP Configuration Issues (3.3.3)
      4. Switch Stacking and Chassis Aggregation (3.3.4)
    7. Summary (3.4)
    8. Practice
    9. Check Your Understanding Questions
  13. Chapter 4. EtherChannel and HSRP
    1. Objectives
    2. Key Terms
    3. Introduction (4.0.1.1)
    4. Link Aggregation Concepts (4.1)
      1. Link Aggregation (4.1.1)
      2. EtherChannel Operation (4.1.2)
    5. Link Aggregation Configuration (4.2)
      1. Configuring EtherChannel (4.2.1)
      2. Verifying and Troubleshooting EtherChannel (4.2.2)
    6. First Hop Redundancy Protocols (4.3)
      1. Concept of First Hop Redundancy Protocols (4.3.1)
      2. HSRP Operations (4.3.2)
      3. HSRP Configuration (4.3.3)
      4. HSRP Troubleshooting (4.3.4)
    7. Summary (4.4)
    8. Practice
    9. Check Your Understanding Questions
  14. Chapter 5. Dynamic Routing
    1. Objectives
    2. Key Terms
    3. Introduction (5.0.1.1)
    4. Dynamic Routing Protocols (5.1)
      1. Types of Routing Protocols (5.1.1)
    5. Distance Vector Dynamic Routing (5.2)
      1. Distance Vector Fundamentals (5.2.1)
      2. Distance Vector Routing Protocol Operation (5.2.2)
      3. Types of Distance Vector Routing Protocols (5.2.3)
    6. Link-State Dynamic Routing (5.3)
      1. Link-State Routing Protocol Operation (5.3.1)
      2. Link-State Updates (5.3.2)
      3. Link-State Routing Protocol Benefits (5.3.3)
    7. Summary (5.4)
    8. Practice
    9. Check Your Understanding Questions
  15. Chapter 6. EIGRP
    1. Objectives
    2. Key Terms
    3. Introduction (6.0.1.1)
    4. EIGRP Characteristics (6.1)
      1. EIGRP Basic Features (6.1.1)
      2. EIGRP Packet Types (6.1.2)
      3. EIGRP Messages (6.1.3)
    5. Implement EIGRP for IPv4 (6.2)
      1. Configure EIGRP with IPv4 (6.2.1)
      2. Verify EIGRP with IPv4 (6.2.2)
    6. EIGRP Operation (6.3)
      1. EIGRP Initial Route Discovery (6.3.1)
      2. EIGRP Metrics (6.3.2)
      3. DUAL and the Topology Table (6.3.3)
      4. DUAL and Convergence (6.3.4)
    7. Implement EIGRP for IPv6 (6.4)
      1. EIGRP for IPv6 (6.4.1)
      2. Configure EIGRP for IPv6 (6.4.2)
      3. Verifying EIGRP for IPv6 (6.4.3)
    8. Summary (6.5)
    9. Practice
    10. Check Your Understanding Questions
  16. Chapter 7. EIGRP Tuning and Troubleshooting
    1. Objectives
    2. Key Terms
    3. Introduction (7.0.1.1)
    4. Tune EIGRP (7.1)
      1. Automatic Summarization (7.1.1)
      2. Default Route Propagation (7.1.2)
      3. Fine-tuning EIGRP Interfaces (7.1.3)
    5. Troubleshoot EIGRP (7.2)
      1. Components of Troubleshooting EIGRP (7.2.1)
      2. Troubleshoot EIGRP Neighbor Issues (7.2.2)
      3. Troubleshoot EIGRP Routing Table Issues (7.2.3)
    6. Summary (7.3)
    7. Practice
    8. Check Your Understanding Questions
  17. Chapter 8. Single-Area OSPF
    1. Objectives
    2. Key Terms
    3. Introduction (8.0.1.1)
    4. OSPF Characteristics (8.1)
      1. Open Shortest Path First (8.1.1)
      2. OSPF Messages (8.1.2)
      3. OSPF Operation (8.1.3)
    5. Single-Area OSPFv2 (8.2)
      1. OSPF Router ID (8.2.1)
      2. Configure Single-Area OSPFv2 (8.2.2)
      3. OSPF Cost (8.2.3)
      4. Verify OSPF (8.2.4)
    6. Single-Area OSPFv3 (8.3)
      1. OSPFv2 vs. OSPFv3 (8.3.1)
      2. Configuring OSPFv3 (8.3.2)
      3. Verify OSPFv3 (8.3.3)
    7. Summary (8.4)
    8. Practice
    9. Check Your Understanding Questions
  18. Chapter 9. Multiarea OSPF
    1. Objectives
    2. Key Terms
    3. Introduction (9.0.1.1)
    4. Multiarea OSPF Operation (9.1)
      1. Why Multiarea OSPF? (9.1.1)
      2. Multiarea OSPF LSA Operation (9.1.2)
      3. OSPF Routing Table and Types of Routes (9.1.3)
    5. Configuring Multiarea OSPF (9.2)
      1. Configuring Multiarea OSPF (9.2.1)
      2. Verifying Multiarea OSPF (9.2.2)
    6. Summary (9.3)
    7. Practice
    8. Check Your Understanding Questions
  19. Chapter 10. OSPF Tuning and Troubleshooting
    1. Objectives
    2. Key Terms
    3. Introduction (10.0.1.1)
    4. Advanced Single-Area OSPF Configurations (10.1)
      1. OSPF in Multiaccess Networks (10.1.1)
      2. Default Route Propagation (10.1.2)
      3. Fine-tuning OSPF Interfaces (10.1.3)
    5. Troubleshooting Single-Area OSPF Implementations (10.2)
      1. Components of Troubleshooting Single-Area OSPF (10.2.1)
      2. Troubleshoot Single-Area OSPFv2 Routing Issues (10.2.2)
      3. Troubleshoot Single-Area OSPFv3 Routing Issues (10.2.3)
      4. Troubleshooting Multiarea OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 (10.2.4)
    6. Summary (10.3)
    7. Practice
    8. Check Your Understanding Questions
  20. Appendix A. Answers to the Review 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
  23. Code Snippets