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BCMSN Exam Cram™ 2 (Exam Cram 642-811)

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Your resource to passing the Cisco CCNP BCMSN Certification Exam!

Join the ranks of readers who have trusted Exam Cram 2 to their certification preparation needs! The CCNP BCMSN Exam Cram 2 (Exam 642-811) is focused on what you need to know to pass the CCNP BCMSN exam. The Exam Cram 2 Method of Study provides you with a concise method to learn the exam topics. The book includes tips, exam notes, acronyms and memory joggers in order to help you pass the exam.

Included in the CCNP BCMSN Exam Cram 2:

  • A tear-out "Cram Sheet" for last minute test preparation.

  • Updated for the latest exam objectives to cover exam 642-811.

  • The PrepLogic Practice Tests, test engine to simulate the testing environment and test your knowledge.

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    Table of Contents

    1. Copyright
    2. The BCMSN Cram Sheet
    3. A Note from Series Editor Ed Tittel
    4. About the Author
    5. About the Technical Editors
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. We Want to Hear from You!
    8. Introduction
    9. Self-Assessment
    10. Cisco Certification Exams
      1. The Exam Situation
      2. Exam Layout and Design
      3. Exam-Taking Techniques
      4. Question-Handling Strategies
      5. Mastering the Inner Game
      6. Additional Resources
    11. Designing Switched Networks
      1. Network Design
      2. Devices, Media Types, and Switching Roles
      3. Introduction to the Command-Line Interface
      4. Summary
      5. Exam Prep Questions
      6. Need to Know More?
    12. VLANs, Trunks, and VTP
      1. Virtual LANs
      2. Trunks
      3. VLAN Trunk Protocol
      4. Summary
      5. Exam Prep Questions
      6. Need to Know More?
    13. Spanning Tree Protocol
      1. Transparent Bridging
      2. STP Introduction
      3. STP Components and Operation
      4. Running the STP Algorithm
      5. Spanning Trees
      6. Configuring and Verifying STP
      7. Summary
      8. Exam Prep Questions
      9. Need to Know More?
    14. Enhancements to STP
      1. Cisco Enhancements to STP
      2. Rapid STP
      3. Multiple Spanning Tree
      4. EtherChannels
      5. Other STP Enhancement Features
      6. Summary
      7. Exam Prep Questions
      8. Need to Know More?
    15. Multilayer Switching
      1. Routing Considerations
      2. Configuring Routing Between VLANs
      3. MLS Overview
      4. MLS Using CEF
      5. Summary
      6. Exam Prep Questions
      7. Need to Know More?
    16. Availability and Redundancy
      1. Introduction to Availability and Redundancy
      2. Hardware Redundancy
      3. Layer 2 Redundancy
      4. Layer 3 Redundancy
      5. Summary
      6. Exam Prep Questions
      7. Need to Know More?
    17. Multicasts
      1. Overview of Traffic Types
      2. Multicast Addressing
      3. Client Registration
      4. Multicast Routing
      5. Multicasting and Switches
      6. Configuring Your RPs
      7. Summary
      8. Exam Prep Questions
      9. Need to Know More?
    18. Quality of Service
      1. Voice and Telephony
      2. QoS Issues and Architectures
      3. QoS Implementation
      4. QoS Configuration and Verification
      5. Summary
      6. Exam Prep Questions
      7. Need to Know More?
    19. MLS Optimization and Security
      1. Performance
      2. Securing Your Switch
      3. Security for Your Network
      4. Summary
      5. Exam Prep Questions
      6. Need to Know More?
    20. Metro Ethernet
      1. Layer 1 and Layer 2
      2. 802.1Q Tunneling
      3. Ethernet over MPLS
      4. Summary
      5. Exam Prep Questions
      6. Need to Know More?
    21. Sample Test 1
      1. Questions, Questions, Questions
      2. Picking Proper Answers
      3. Decoding Ambiguity
      4. Working Within the Framework
      5. Deciding What to Memorize
      6. Preparing for the Test
      7. Taking the Test
    22. Answer Key 1
    23. Sample Test 2
    24. Answer Key 2
    25. What's on the CD-ROM
      1. The PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition Software
      2. An Exclusive Electronic Version of the Text
    26. Using the PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition Software
      1. The Exam Simulation
      2. Question Quality
      3. The Interface Design
      4. The Effective Learning Environment
      5. Software Requirements
      6. Installing PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition
      7. Removing PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition from Your Computer
      8. How to Use the Software
      9. Contacting PrepLogic
      10. License Agreement
    27. Glossary
    28. Index