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31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification Exam: A Day-By-Day Review Guide for the ICND1 (100-101) Certification Exam, Second Edition

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31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification Exam Second Edition

A Day-By-Day Review Guide for the ICND1 (100-101) Certification Exam

31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification Exam  offers you a personable and practical way to understand the certification process, commit to taking the 100-101 ICND1 certification exam, and finish your preparation using a variety of Primary and Supplemental study resources.

With a CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) certification, a network professional demonstrates the skills required for entry-level network support positions—the starting point for many successful careers in networking. CCENT is the first step toward achieving CCNA certification.

Sign up for the ICND1 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 100-101 ICND1 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 CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-101 Official Cert Guide

ISBN: 9781587143854

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 1 Foundation Learning Guide

ISBN: 9781587143762

Introduction to Networks Companion Guide

ISBN: 9781587133169

Introduction to Networks Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781587133121

Routing and Switching Essentials Companion Guide

ISBN: 9781587133183

Routing and Switching Essentials Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781587133206

Supplemental Resources:

CCENT Practice and Study Guide

ISBN: 9781587133459

Cisco CCENT ICND1 100-101 Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack

ISBN: 9781587203992

CCNA Routing and Switching Portable Command Guide, 3e

ISBN: 9781587204302

Cisco CCENT ICND1 100-101 Network Simulator

ISBN: 9780789750433

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 CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam
  13. Day 31. Network Devices, Components, and Applications
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Points
    3. Devices
    4. Physical Layer
    5. LANs and WANs
    6. Networking Icons
    7. Physical and Logical Topologies
    8. Cisco Borderless Network
    9. Hierarchy in a Borderless Network
    10. Network Documentation
    11. Classification of Network Applications
    12. Growth of Network-Based Applications
    13. Study Resources
  14. Day 30. Networking Models and Data Flow
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Points
    3. The OSI and TCP/IP Models
    4. The TCP/IP Application Layer
    5. The TCP/IP Transport Layer
    6. The TCP/IP Internet Layer
    7. The TCP/IP Network Access Layer
    8. Data Encapsulation Summary
    9. Study Resources
  15. Day 29. Ethernet and Media Access Control
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Ethernet Overview
    4. Legacy Ethernet Technologies
    5. Current Ethernet Technologies
    6. UTP Cabling
    7. Benefits of Using Switches
    8. Ethernet Addressing
    9. Ethernet Framing
    10. The Role of the Physical Layer
    11. Study Resources
  16. Day 28. Switching Concepts and Operation
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Evolution to Switching
    4. Switching Logic
    5. Collision and Broadcast Domains
    6. Frame Forwarding
    7. Accessing and Navigating the Cisco IOS
    8. Storing and Erasing Configuration Files
    9. Study Resources
  17. Day 27. Basic Switch Configuration
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Basic Switch Configuration Commands
    4. Configuring SSH Access
    5. Verifying Network Connectivity
    6. Study Resources
  18. Day 26. VLAN Concepts
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Points
    3. VLAN Concepts
    4. Traffic Types
    5. Types of VLANs
    6. Voice VLAN Example
    7. Trunking VLANs
    8. Dynamic Trunking Protocol
    9. Study Resources
  19. Day 25. VLAN and Trunking Configuration
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Points
    3. Sample Topology
    4. VLAN Configuration and Verification Commands
    5. Configuring and Verifying Trunking
    6. Study Resources
  20. Day 24. The IPv4 Address
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. IPv4 Addressing
    4. Private and Public IP Addressing
    5. Study Resources
  21. Day 23. IPv4 Subnetting and VLSM
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Subnetting in Four Steps
    4. VLSM
    5. Summarizing Subnet Addresses
    6. Study Resources
  22. Day 22. IPv6 Addressing Concepts
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Overview and Benefits of IPv6
    4. The IPv6 Protocol
    5. IPv6 Address Types
    6. Study Resources
  23. Day 21. Implementing IPv6 Addressing
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Representing the IPv6 Address
    4. IPv6 Subnetting
    5. EUI-64 Concept
    6. Stateless Address Autoconfiguration
    7. Migration to IPv6
    8. Study Resources
  24. Day 20. Basic Routing Concepts
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Packet Forwarding
    4. Routing Methods
    5. Classifying Dynamic Routing Protocols
    6. Study Resources
  25. Day 19. Dynamic Routing Protocols
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 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
  26. Day 18. Basic Router Configuration: IPv4
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topic
    3. Basic Router Configuration with IPv4
    4. Study Resources
  27. Day 17. Basic Router Configuration: IPv6
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topic
    3. Basic Router Configuration with IPv6
    4. Verifying IPv4 and IPv6 Network Connectivity
    5. Study Resources
  28. Day 16. Static and Default Route Configuration
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Static and Default Routing Overview
    4. IPv4 Static Route Configuration
    5. IPv6 Static Routing
    6. Study Resources
  29. Day 15. Single-Area OSPFv2
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. OSPF Operation
    4. Single-Area OSPFv2 Configuration
    5. Verifying OSPFv2
    6. Study Resources
  30. Day 14. Single-Area OSPFv3
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. OSPFv2 Versus OSPFv3
    4. Single-Area OSPFv3 Configuration
    5. Verifying OSPFv3
    6. Study Resources
  31. Day 13. Inter-VLAN Routing Configuration
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Inter-VLAN Routing Concepts
    4. Router on a Stick Configuration and Verification
    5. Multilayer Switch Inter-VLAN Routing Configuration and Verification
    6. Study Resources
  32. Day 12. DHCP Configuration
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. DHCPv4
    4. DHCPv4 Configuration Options
    5. DHCPv6
    6. DHCPv6 Configuration Options
    7. Study Resources
  33. Day 11. ACL Concepts
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. ACL Operation
    4. Planning to Use ACLs
    5. Study Resources
  34. Day 10. Basic ACL Configuration
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Configuring Standard Numbered ACLs
    4. Configuring Extended Numbered ACLs
    5. Configuring Named ACLs
    6. Verifying ACLs
    7. Study Resources
  35. Day 9. NAT
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 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
  36. Day 8. Basic Device Security
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Network Security Overview
    4. Securing the IOS
    5. Disable Services
    6. Network Time Protocol
    7. Study Resources
  37. Day 7. Switch Security Configuration
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Configuring Port Security
    4. Restoring a Port After a Violation
    5. Changing the Native and Management VLANs
    6. Shutting Down and Securing Unused Interfaces
    7. Study Resources
  38. Day 6. Troubleshoot IP Addressing Issues
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Troubleshooting Methodology
    4. Default Gateway
    5. Duplicate IP Addresses
    6. DHCP Issues
    7. Inter-VLAN Routing and IP Addressing Issues
    8. Study Resources
  39. Day 5. Troubleshoot VLAN Issues
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. VLAN Troubleshooting
    4. Disabled VLANs
    5. Study Resources
  40. Day 4. Troubleshoot Trunking Issues
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Trunking Troubleshooting Overview
    4. Check Both Ends of a Trunk
    5. Study Resources
  41. Day 3. Troubleshoot ACL Issues
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Troubleshooting ACLs
    4. Study Resources
  42. Day 2. Troubleshoot Layer 1 Issues
    1. CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics
    2. Key Topics
    3. Media Issues
    4. Interface Status and the Switch Configuration
    5. CDP as a Troubleshooting Tool
    6. Study Resources
  43. Day 1. CCENT Skills Review and Practice
    1. Key Topics
    2. Introduction
    3. Topology Diagram
    4. Addressing Table
    5. VLANs and Port Assignments Table
    6. Implementation
    7. Verification
    8. Your Notes
    9. Answer Scripts
    10. CCENT 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