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CCDA 200-310 Official Cert Guide, Fifth Edition

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Trust the best selling Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. They are built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam.

  • Master Cisco CCDA 200-310 exam topics

  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes

  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

  • This is the eBook edition of the CCDA 200-310 Official Cert Guide. This eBook does not include the practice exam that comes with the print edition.

    CCDA 200-310 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

    CCDA 200-310 Official Cert Guide focuses specifically on the objectives for the newest Cisco CCDA DESGN exam. Expert networking consultants Anthony Bruno and Steve Jordan share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

    Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will allow you to succeed on the exam the first time.

    The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the new CCDA DESGN exam, including:

  • Design methodologies, including PBM, network characterization, and top-down/bottom-up approaches

  • Design objectives: modularity, hierarchy, scalability, resilience, fault domains

  • Addressing and routing protocols in existing networks

  • Enterprise network design: campus, enterprise, and branch

  • Expanding existing networks: wireless, security, collaboration, virtualization, programmability, data centers, and more

  • CCDA 200-310 Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/index.html


    Table of Contents

    1. About This E-Book
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. About the Authors
    5. About the Technical Reviewers
    6. Dedications
    7. Acknowledgments
    8. Contents at a Glance
    9. Contents
    10. Command Syntax Conventions
    11. Introduction
      1. About the 200-310 CCDA Exam
      2. 200-310 CCDA Exam Topics
      3. About the CCDA 200-310 Official Cert Guide
      4. Objectives and Methods
      5. Book Features
      6. How This Book Is Organized
      7. Companion Website
      8. Pearson IT Certification Practice Test Engine and Questions
        1. Install the Software
    12. Part I: General Network Design
      1. Chapter 1. Network Design Methodology
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. Cisco Architectures for the Enterprise
          2. Cisco Design Lifecycle: Plan, Build, Manage
          3. Prepare, Plan, Design, Implement, Operate, and Optimize Phases
          4. Identifying Customer Design Requirements
          5. Characterizing the Existing Network
          6. Designing the Network Topology and Solutions
          7. References and Recommended Reading
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
      2. Chapter 2. Network Design Models
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. Hierarchical Network Models
          2. Cisco Enterprise Architecture Model
          3. High Availability Network Services
          4. References and Recommended Reading
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
    13. Part II: LAN and WAN Design
      1. Chapter 3. Enterprise LAN Design
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. LAN Media
          2. LAN Hardware
          3. Campus LAN Design and Best Practices
          4. References and Recommended Readings
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
      2. Chapter 4. Data Center Design
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. Enterprise DC Architecture
          2. Challenges in the DC
          3. Enterprise DC Infrastructure
          4. Virtualization Overview
          5. Virtualization Technologies
          6. Data Center Interconnect
          7. Load Balancing in the DC
          8. References and Recommended Readings
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
      3. Chapter 5. Wireless LAN Design
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. Wireless LAN Technologies
          2. Cisco Unified Wireless Network
          3. WLAN Design
          4. References and Recommended Readings
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
      4. Chapter 6. WAN Technologies and the Enterprise Edge
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. WAN and Enterprise Edge Overview
          2. WAN Transport Technologies
          3. WAN and Edge Design Methodologies
          4. DMZ Connectivity
          5. Internet Connectivity
          6. VPN Network Design
          7. References and Recommended Readings
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
      5. Chapter 7. WAN Design
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. Traditional WAN Technologies
          2. Remote Site Connectivity
          3. Enterprise VPN vs. Service Provider VPN
          4. WAN Backup Design
          5. Enterprise WAN Architecture
          6. Enterprise WAN Components
          7. Enterprise Branch Architecture
          8. Enterprise Teleworker Design
          9. References and Recommended Readings
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
    14. Part III: The Internet Protocol and Routing Protocols
      1. Chapter 8. Internet Protocol Version 4 Design
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. IPv4 Header
          2. IPv4 Addressing
          3. IPv4 Address Subnets
          4. IPv4 Addressing Design
          5. Address Assignment and Name Resolution
          6. References and Recommended Readings
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
      2. Chapter 9. Internet Protocol Version 6 Design
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. Introduction to IPv6
          2. IPv6 Header
          3. IPv6 Address Representation
          4. IPv6 Address Scope Types and Address Allocations
          5. IPv6 Mechanisms
          6. IPv6 Routing Protocols
          7. IPv6 Addressing Design
          8. IPv4-to-IPv6 Transition Mechanisms and Deployment Models
          9. IPv6 Comparison with IPv4
          10. References and Recommended Readings
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
      3. Chapter 10. Routing Protocol Characteristics, RIP, EIGRP, and IS-IS
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. Routing Protocol Characteristics
          2. Routing Protocol Metrics and Loop Prevention
          3. RIPv2 and RIPng
          4. EIGRP
          5. References and Recommended Readings
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
      4. Chapter 11. OSPF, BGP, Route Manipulation, and IP Multicast
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. OSPFv2
          2. OSPFv3
          3. BGP
          4. Route Manipulation
          5. IP Multicast Review
          6. References and Recommended Readings
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
    15. Part IV: Security, Convergence, Network Management
      1. Chapter 12. Managing Security
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. Network Security Overview
          2. Security Policy and Process
          3. Trust and Identity Management
          4. Secure Services
          5. Threat Defense
          6. Security Management Solutions
          7. References and Recommended Readings
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
      2. Chapter 13. Security Solutions
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. Cisco SAFE Architecture
          2. Trust and Identity Technologies
          3. Detecting and Mitigating Threats
          4. Security Management Applications
          5. Integrating Security into Network Devices
          6. Securing the Enterprise
          7. References and Recommended Readings
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
      3. Chapter 14. Voice and Video Design
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. Traditional Voice Architectures
          2. Converged Multiservice Networks
          3. IPT Design
          4. References and Recommended Readings
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
      4. Chapter 15. Network Management Protocols
        1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
        2. Foundation Topics
          1. Simple Network Management Protocol
          2. Other Network Management Technologies
          3. References and Recommended Reading
        3. Exam Preparation Tasks
          1. Review All Key Topics
          2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
          3. Define Key Terms
        4. Q&A
    16. Part V: Comprehensive Scenarios and Final Prep
      1. Chapter 16. Comprehensive Scenarios
        1. Scenario One: Friendswood Hospital
          1. Scenario One Questions
        2. Scenario Two: Big Oil and Gas
          1. Scenario Two Questions
        3. Scenario Three: Video Games Spot
          1. Scenario Three Questions
        4. Scenario Four: Diamond Communications
          1. Scenario Four Questions
        5. Scenario Answers
          1. Scenario One Answers
          2. Scenario Two Answers
          3. Scenario Three Answers
          4. Scenario Four Answers
      2. Chapter 17. Final Preparation
        1. Tools for Final Preparation
          1. Review Tools on the Companion Website
          2. Pearson Cert Practice Test Engine and Questions
          3. The Cisco Learning Network
          4. Memory Tables
          5. Chapter-Ending Review Tools
        2. Suggested Plan for Final Review/Study
          1. Subnetting Practice
          2. Using the Exam Engine
        3. Summary
    17. Part VI: Appendixes
      1. Appendix A. Answers to the Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes and Q&A Questions
        1. Answers to the Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes
          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
          11. Chapter 11
          12. Chapter 12
          13. Chapter 13
          14. Chapter 14
          15. Chapter 15
        2. Answers to the Q&A 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
          11. Chapter 11
          12. Chapter 12
          13. Chapter 13
          14. Chapter 14
          15. Chapter 15
      2. Appendix B. CCDA 200-310 version 1.0. Exam Updates
        1. Always Get the Latest at the Book’s Product Page
        2. Technical Content
      3. Appendix C. OSI Model, TCP/IP Architecture, and Numeric Conversion
        1. OSI Model Overview
          1. Physical Layer (OSI Layer 1)
          2. Data Link Layer (OSI Layer 2)
          3. Network Layer (OSI Layer 3)
          4. Transport Layer (OSI Layer 4)
          5. Session Layer (OSI Layer 5)
          6. Presentation Layer (OSI Layer 6)
          7. Application Layer (OSI Layer 7)
        2. TCP/IP Architecture
          1. Network Interface Layer
          2. Internet Layer
          3. Host-to-Host Transport Layer
          4. Application Layer
          5. Example of Layered Communication
        3. Numeric Conversion
          1. Hexadecimal Numbers
          2. Hexadecimal Representation
          3. Converting Decimal to Hexadecimal
          4. Converting Hexadecimal to Decimal
          5. Alternative Method for Converting from Hexadecimal to Decimal
          6. Binary Numbers
          7. Converting Binary to Hexadecimal
          8. Converting Hexadecimal to Binary
          9. Converting Binary to Decimal
          10. Converting Decimal to Binary Numbers
          11. Alternative Method for Converting from Decimal to Binary
        4. References and Recommended Readings
    18. Glossary
    19. Index
    20. Appendix D. Memory Tables
      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
      11. Chapter 11
      12. Chapter 12
      13. Chapter 13
      14. Chapter 14
      15. Chapter 15
    21. Appendix E. Memory Tables Answer Key
      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
      11. Chapter 11
      12. Chapter 12
      13. Chapter 13
      14. Chapter 14
      15. Chapter 15
    22. Appendix F. Study Planner
    23. Inside Front Cover
    24. Inside Back Cover
    25. Where are the companion content files?
    26. Code Snippets