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CCENT Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician ICND1 Study Guide (Exam 100-101) with Boson NetSim Limited Edition, 2nd Edition

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The best fully integrated study system available for ICND1 Exam 100-101

With hundreds of practice questions and hands-on exercises, CCENT Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician ICND1 Study Guide with Boson NetSim Limited Edition covers what you need to know—and shows you how to prepare—for this challenging exam.

  • 100% complete coverage of all official exam objectives
  • Exam Readiness checklist—you’re ready for the exam when all objectives on the list are checked off
  • Inside the Exam sections in every chapter highlight key exam topics covered
  • Two-Minute Drills for quick review at the end of every chapter
  • Simulated exam questions match the format, tone, topics, and difficulty of the real exam

Covers all the exam topics, including:

Network Fundamentals and Terminology * Networking Models–OSI and TCP/IP * IPv4 Addressing and Subnet Masks * Preparing to Configure Cisco Devices * Configuring Cisco Switches * VLANs and Port Security * Routing Essentials and Routing Protocols * Cisco Router Configuration * Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)–Single Area * IP Service * Access Control Lists (ACLs) * IPv6 Addressing

Online content includes:

  • Boson NetSim Limited Edition with 15+ simulated lab exercises
  • Boson Exam Engine with CCENT practice exam
  • Video training

System requirements for the Boson NetSim LE and the Boson Exam Engine:

  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • NET Framework: Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0
  • Processor: 1-GHz Pentium processor or equivalent (Minimum); 3-GHz Pentium processor or equivalent (Recommended)
  • RAM: 512MB (Minimum); 2GB (Recommended)
  • Hard Disk: Up to 100MB of available space
  • Display: 1024×768, 256 colors (Minimum); 1024×768 high color, 32-bit (Recommended)
  • Active Internet connection

NOTE: Access to the Boson NetSlim simulated exercises is NOT available on this site.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. About the Authors
  6. Contents at a Glance
  7. Contents
  8. Foreword
  9. Preface
  10. Acknowledgments
  11. Introduction
  12. Part I Operation of IP Data Networks
    1. 1 Network Fundamentals and Terminology
      1. Network Devices: Nodes and Hosts
        1. Network Diagrams
        2. Network
        3. NICs
        4. Transceivers and Hubs
        5. Bridges and Switches
        6. Routers
      2. Network Media: Transmission or Communications Media
        1. Media Terminology
        2. Copper Cabling
        3. Fiber Optic or Fiber Cabling
        4. Simplex and Duplex (Half and Full)
      3. Describing the Network
        1. Data: Bits, Bytes, and Nibbles
        2. Exercise 1-1: Computer Discovery Techniques
        3. Bandwidth and Throughput
        4. Network Protocols
        5. Network Topologies
        6. Exercise 1-2: Network Discovery Techniques
        7. Exercise 1-3: NetSim Introduction
      4. Two-Minute Drill
      5. Q&A Self Test
      6. Self Test Answers
    2. 2 Networking Models: OSI and TCP/IP
      1. The OSI Reference Model
        1. Functions and Advantages
        2. The Layers
        3. Network Components
        4. Protocol Data Units
      2. The TCP/IP Model
        1. TCP/IP History
        2. TCP/IP and OSI Reference Model Comparison
      3. Common OSI Layer Functions and Protocols
        1. Application Layer: Layer 7
        2. Transport Layer: Layer 4
        3. Network Layer: Layer 3
        4. Data Link and Physical Layers: Layers 1 and 2
        5. Exercise 2-1: Viewing Protocols in Action
        6. Two-Minute Drill
      4. Q&A Self Test
      5. Self Test Answers
    3. 3 IPv4 Addressing and Subnet Masks
      1. IPv4 Addresses
        1. Following a Packet
        2. IP Address Classes
        3. Verifying a Host’s IPv4 Address
      2. Binary Numbers
        1. Binary Values
        2. Converting Binary to Decimal
        3. Converting Decimal to Binary
        4. Calculating the Number of Combinations
        5. Boolean AND Operations
        6. Exercise 3-1: Binary Math Skills Exercises
      3. Subnet Essentials
        1. Defining Subnets
        2. Subnet Address Basics
        3. Planning Your Network
        4. Subnet Mask Creation Steps
        5. Decoding Subnet Information
        6. Exercise 3-2: Subnetting Exercises
        7. Two-Minute Drill
      4. Q&A Self Test
      5. Self Test Answers
  13. Part II LAN Switching Technologies: Layer 2
    1. 4 Switching: Moving Data Inside Your LAN
      1. Ethernet Fundamentals
        1. Ethernet Characteristics
        2. Ethernet Standards
      2. Switching Fundamentals
        1. Switch Features
        2. Switched Network Design Considerations
        3. Two-Minute Drill
      3. Q&A Self Test
      4. Self Test Answers
    2. 5 Preparing to Configure Cisco Devices
      1. Storage (Memory) Locations and Purpose
      2. Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS)
      3. Configuration Files
        1. Accessing the Configuration
        2. Local Connections
        3. Remote Connections
        4. Configuration Connections
      4. The Command Line Interface (CLI)
        1. User Exec Mode
        2. Privileged Exec Mode
        3. Global Configuration Mode
        4. Mode Prompts and Changing Mode Commands
        5. CLI Help Features
        6. CLI Auto-Complete and Command Abbreviations
        7. CLI Command History
        8. CLI Keyboard Shortcuts
        9. CLI Error Notification
        10. Exercise 5-1: Introduction and Explore
        11. Two-Minute Drill
      5. Q&A Self Test
      6. Self Test Answers
    3. 6 Configuring Cisco Switches
      1. Cisco Catalyst Switches
        1. Physical Characteristics
        2. Getting Ready
        3. Exercise 6-1: Connection Methods—HyperTerminal
        4. System Configuration Dialog
      2. Basic Initial Configuration
        1. Hostname
        2. System Messages and History Buffer
      3. Securing the Configuration
        1. Login and Passwords
        2. Privileged Mode Passwords
        3. Encrypting All Passwords
        4. Exec-timeout
        5. Banners
        6. Exercise 6-2: Initial Device Configuration
      4. Managing Remote Connections
        1. Configuring SSH
        2. Exercise 6-3: SSH Configuration
      5. Interface Configuration
        1. Assigning the Switch IP Address
        2. Speed, Duplex, and Descriptions
        3. Exercise 6-4: Interface Configuration
        4. Basic Configuration Steps
        5. Exercise 6-5: Securing the Connections
        6. Two-Minute Drill
      6. Q&A Self Test
      7. Self Test Answers
    4. 7 VLANs and Port Security
      1. Virtual LANs (VLANs)
        1. Why Use VLANs
        2. VLAN Interface Types
        3. IEEE 802.1Q Trunks
        4. Default vs. Native VLANs
        5. Dynamic Trunking Protocol (DTP)
      2. Configure and Verify VLAN Access Ports
        1. Verify VLAN Ports
      3. Configure and Verify VLAN Trunk Ports
        1. InterVLAN Routing
        2. Exercise 7-1: Interface and VLAN Configuration
      4. Configure and Verify Switch Port Security
        1. Protecting Unused Switch Ports
        2. Protecting Live Ports for Intermittent Use
        3. Exercise 7-2: Switch Port Security
        4. Two-Minute Drill
      5. Q&A Self Test
      6. Self Test Answers
  14. Part III IP Routing Technologies: Layer 3
    1. 8 Routing Essentials and Routing Protocols
      1. Routing Foundation
        1. TCP/IP Internet Layer: Layer 3 Revisited
        2. Routed vs. Routing Protocols Revisited
        3. Router Role and Processes
      2. Routing Protocols
        1. Distance Vector Routing Protocols
        2. Link State Routing Protocols
        3. Routing Logic and Data Flow
      3. Routing Table
        1. Static Routes
        2. Directly Connected Networks
        3. Routing Protocol Entries
        4. Default Route
        5. More Specific Routes
        6. Static vs. Dynamic Routing
        7. Building the Routing Table
      4. Router Forwarding Process
        1. Router Forwarding (Switching) Methods
        2. Two-Minute Drill
      5. Q&A Self Test
      6. Self Test Answers
    2. 9 Cisco Router Configuration
      1. Router Configuration Initial Steps
        1. About Cisco Routers
        2. Physical Installation
      2. Configuration Fundamentals
        1. Setup Mode
        2. Interface Configuration
        3. Verifying Interface Configuration
        4. Exercise 9-1: Initial Router Configuration
        5. Configure Routing
        6. Exercise 9-2: Static Route Configuration
        7. Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
        8. Exercise 9-3: CDP Exploration
      3. InterVLAN Routing
        1. Router on a Stick
        2. Configuring Router on a Stick
        3. Exercise 9-4: CDP Exploration
        4. Switch Virtual Interface (SVI)
        5. Two-Minute Drill
      4. Q&A Self Test
      5. Self Test Answers
    3. 10 Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
      1. OSPF Fundamentals
        1. OSPF Basics
        2. OSPF Areas
        3. OSPF Network Types
        4. Exercise 10-1: Configuring Serial Interfaces
        5. OSPF Network Details
        6. OSPF Routing Exchanges
        7. Distributing Default Routes
        8. VLSM and Route Summarization
        9. Load Balancing
        10. Process ID (PID)
        11. Wildcard Mask vs. Subnet Mask
        12. Passive Interfaces in OSPF
      2. Configuring OSPF
        1. Enabling OSPF: Single Area
        2. Enabling OSPF: More Involved
        3. Manual Configuration of RID
        4. Configuring and Distributing Default Routes
        5. Configuring Passive Interfaces
        6. Configuring OSPF Priority
        7. Exercise 10-2: Configuring Single-Area OSPF
        8. Troubleshooting OSPF Commands
        9. Exercise 10-3: Troubleshooting Your Network
        10. Two-Minute Drill
      3. Q&A Self Test
      4. Self Test Answers
  15. Part IV IP Services, Network Device Security, and IPv6
    1. 11 IP Services
      1. Dynamic Host Configuration] Protocol (DHCP)
        1. Configuring Relay Agent
        2. Configuring DHCP Client
      2. Network Address Translation (NAT and PAT)
        1. Uses of NAT
        2. Inside and Outside Addresses
        3. NAT Types
        4. Basic NAT Operations
        5. Static NAT
        6. Dynamic NAT
        7. Overload (PAT)
        8. Troubleshooting NAT
      3. Network Time Protocol (NTP)
        1. Why Is NTP Important?
        2. Client-Server Model
        3. Configuring NTP Client
        4. Two-Minute Drill
      4. Q&A Self Test
      5. Self Test Answers
    2. 12 Access Control Lists (ACLs)
      1. Access Control Lists (ACLs)
        1. ACL Processing
        2. ACL Types
        3. Building and Editing ACLs
        4. Applying ACLs
      2. Configuring ACLs
        1. Numbered ACLs
        2. Named ACLs
        3. Editing an ACL
        4. Exercise 12-1: Basic Access Control Lists
        5. Limiting Management Access
        6. Verifying and Troubleshooting ACLs
        7. Log Option
        8. Exercise 12-2: Port Filtering with ACLs
        9. Two-Minute Drill
      3. Q&A Self Test
      4. Self Test Answers
    3. 13 IPv6 Addressing
      1. IPv6 Overview
        1. Converting Hex to Binary and Decimal
        2. Exercise 13-1: Hex Conversion Skills
        3. IPv6 Address Notation
        4. IPv6 Address Types
        5. IPv6 Address Allocation
        6. IPv6 Header
        7. Other Features
      2. IPv6 Configuration
        1. IPv6 Address Options
        2. IPv6 Router Configuration
        3. Exercise 13-2: Basic IPv6 Configuration
      3. IPv6 Transition Strategies
        1. Dual Stacking
        2. Tunneling Mode
        3. Two-Minute Drill
      4. Q&A Self Test
      5. Self Test Answers
    4. A About the Download
      1. System Requirements
        1. Downloading, Installing, and Running the Boson NetSim LE and BEE
        2. Boson NetSim LE
        3. Register the Boson NetSim LE
        4. BEE and Practice Exams
      2. Downloading from McGraw-Hill Professional’s Media Center
      3. Video Training from the Author
      4. Glossary
      5. PDF Lab Book
      6. Help
      7. Removal Installation(s)
      8. McGraw-Hill Education Content Support
      9. Boson Software Technical Support
  16. Index