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31 Days Before Your CCNA Routing and Switching Exam: A Day-By-Day Review Guide for the ICND2 (200-101) Certification Exam, Third Edition

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31 Days Before Your CCNA Routing and Switching Exam offers you a personable and practical way to understand the certification process, commit to taking the 200-101 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) certification exam, and finish your preparation using a variety of Primary and Supplemental study resources.

The ICND2 is the second exam associated with the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. This exam tests your knowledge and skills required to successfully install, operate, and troubleshoot a small- to medium-size enterprise branch network. Sign up for the ICND2 exam and use the book’s day-by-day guide and checklist to organize, prepare, and review. Each day in this guide breaks down an exam topic into a manageable bit of information to review using short summaries. A Study Resources section provides you with a quick reference for locating more in-depth treatment of a day’s topics within the Primary and Supplemental resources.

The features of the book empower you to fit exam preparation into a busy schedule:

  • Visual calendar summarizing each day’s study topic

  • Checklist providing advice for preparation activities leading up to the exam

  • Description of the 200-101 ICND2 exam organization and sign up process

  • Strategies from the author to be mentally, organizationally, and physically prepared for exam day

  • Conversational tone, which makes your study time more enjoyable

  • Primary Resources:

    Cisco CCNA ICND2 200-101 Official Cert Guide

    ISBN-13: 978-1-58714-373-1

    Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 2 (ICND2) Foundation Learning Guide, Fourth Edition

    ISBN: 978-1-58714-377-9

    Scaling Networks Companion Guide

    ISBN: 978-1-58713-328-2

    Scaling Networks Lab Manual

    ISBN: 978-1-58713-325-1

    Connecting Networks Companion Guide

    ISBN: 978-1-58713-332-9

    Connecting Networks Lab Manual

    ISBN: 978-1-58713-331-2

    Supplemental Resources:

    CCNA Routing and Switching Practice and Study Guide

    ISBN: 978-1-58713-344-2

    CCNA Routing and Switching Portable Command Guide Third Edition

    ISBN: 978-1-58720-430-2

    Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 Network Simulator

    ISBN: 978-0-7897-5088-4

    Table of Contents

    1. About This eBook
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. About the Author
    5. About the Technical Reviewer
    6. Dedication
    7. Acknowledgments
    8. Contents at a Glance
    9. Contents
    10. Icons Used in This Book
    11. Command Syntax Conventions
    12. Introduction
      1. Study Resources
      2. Goals and Methods
      3. Who Should Read This Book?
      4. Getting to Know the CCNA 200-201 Exam
    13. Day 31. Spanning Tree Protocols
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. STP Varieties
      4. Study Resources
    14. Day 30. PVST and Rapid PVST+ Operation and Configuration
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. PVST Operation
      4. Rapid PVST+ Operation
      5. Configuring and Verifying Varieties of STP
      6. Study Resources
    15. Day 29. EtherChannel Concepts and Configuration
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. EtherChannel Operation
      4. EtherChannel Protocols
      5. Configuring EtherChannel
      6. Verifying EtherChannel
      7. Study Resources
    16. Day 28. Routing Processes and Protocols
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Dynamic Routing Metrics
      4. Administrative Distance
      5. IGP Comparison Summary
      6. Routing Loop Prevention
      7. Link-State Routing Protocol Features
      8. Study Resources
    17. Day 27. Booting the Router
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Router Internal Components
      4. IOS
      5. Router Boot Process
      6. Study Resources
    18. Day 26. IOS Images and Licensing
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Cisco IOS Software Release Families and Trains
      4. Managing IOS Licenses
      5. Study Resources
    19. Day 25. Backing Up and Restoring Files
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Cisco IOS File System and Devices
      4. Manage IOS Images
      5. Study Resources
    20. Day 24. OSPFv2 Modification
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Configuring OSPFv2 Review
      4. Modifying the OSPF Metric
      5. OSPFv2 Configuration Example
      6. Modifying Single-Area OSPFv2
      7. Multi-Area OSPFv2
      8. Study Resources
    21. Day 23. OSPFv3 Modification
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. OSPFv3 Configuration Review
      4. Modifying the OSPFv3 Configuration
      5. Study Resources
    22. Day 22. EIGRP Concepts
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. EIGRP Overview
      4. EIGRP Characteristics
      5. EIGRP Operation
      6. Study Resources
    23. Day 21. EIGRP for IPv4 Implementation
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Configuring EIGRP for IPv4
      4. Verifying EIGRP for IPv4
      5. Modifying the EIGRP for IPv4 Configuration
      6. Study Resources
    24. Day 20. EIGRP for IPv6 Implementation
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. EIGRP for IPv6 Concepts
      4. Configuring EIGRP for IPv6
      5. Verifying EIGRP for IPv6
      6. Modifying EIGRP for IPv6
      7. Study Resources
    25. Day 19. Varieties of FHRP
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. First-Hop Redundancy Concepts
      4. FHRPs
      5. Study Resources
    26. Day 18. FHRP Configurations
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. HSRP Configuration
      4. GLBP Configuration
      5. Study Resources
    27. Day 17. SNMP and Syslog
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. SNMP Operation
      4. Configuring SNMP
      5. Verifying SNMP
      6. Syslog
      7. Study Resources
    28. Day 16. Utilizing NetFlow
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. NetFlow Operation
      4. Configuring NetFlow
      5. Verifying and Using NetFlow
      6. Examining NetFlow Data
      7. Study Resources
    29. Day 15. Troubleshooting Methodology
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Troubleshooting Documentation
      4. Troubleshooting Methods
      5. Troubleshooting at Each Layer
      6. Study Resources
    30. Day 14. Troubleshooting STP and EtherChannel
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Troubleshooting STP
      4. Troubleshooting EtherChannel
      5. Study Resources
    31. Day 13. Troubleshooting Inter-VLAN Routing
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Inter-VLAN Routing Configuration
      4. Inter-VLAN Routing Issues
      5. Study Resources
    32. Day 12. Troubleshooting Routing
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Normal Routing Behavior
      4. Routing Protocol Operations
      5. The Basic Routing Troubleshooting Commands
      6. VLSM Troubleshooting
      7. Study Resources
    33. Day 11. Troubleshooting OSPF
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. OSPF Operational Considerations
      4. Study Resources
    34. Day 10. Troubleshooting EIGRP
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Discontiguous Networks
      4. Study Resources
    35. Day 9. WAN Technology Overview
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. WAN Technology Concepts
      4. WAN Operations
      5. Study Resources
    36. Day 8. WAN Connection Options and VPNs
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. WAN Connection Options
      4. VPN Technology
      5. Study Resources
    37. Day 7. Serial Connections
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Serial Communications
      4. HDLC
      5. Study Resources
    38. Day 6. PPP
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. PPP Concepts
      4. PPP Configuration and Verification
      5. Study Resources
    39. Day 5. Frame Relay
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Frame Relay Concepts
      4. Configuring and Verifying Frame Relay
      5. Study Resources
    40. Day 4. PPPoE
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. PPPoE Concepts
      4. PPPoE Configuration
      5. Study Resources
    41. Day 3. Troubleshooting WAN Issues
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. Troubleshooting WAN Implementations
      4. Troubleshooting Layer 1 Problems
      5. Troubleshooting Layer 2 Problems
      6. Troubleshooting Layer 3 Problems
      7. Study Resources
    42. Day 2. NAT
      1. CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics
      2. Key Topics
      3. NAT Concepts
      4. Configuring Static NAT
      5. Verifying NAT
      6. Troubleshooting NAT
      7. NAT for IPv6
      8. Study Resources
    43. Day 1. CCNA Skills Review and Practice
      1. Key Topics
      2. CCNA Skills Practice
      3. CCNA Skills Practice (Answers)
      4. CCNA Skills Challenge
    44. Exam Day
      1. What You Need for the Exam
      2. What You Should Receive After Completion
      3. Summary
    45. Post-Exam Information
      1. Receiving Your Certificate
      2. Determining Career Options
      3. Examining Certification Options
      4. If You Failed the Exam
      5. Summary
    46. Index