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CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching Study Guide with Boson NetSim Limited Edition (Exam 200-101, ICND2)

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The Best Fully Integrated Study System Available for CCNA Exams 200-101 and ICND2

With hundreds of practice questions and hands-on exercises CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching 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
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  • 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:
Cisco iOS and Switch Security Review * VLAN Review * Switches and Redundancy * Routers and Routing * VLSM * Initial Router Configuration * iOS Device Management * Management Protocols for Cisco Devices * Basic Routing * OSPF Routing * EIGRP Routing * WAN Introduction * Frame Relay

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. About the Author
  6. Contents at a Glance
  7. Contents
  8. Foreword
  9. Preface
  10. Acknowledgments
  11. Introduction
  12. Part I Cisco Catalyst Switches
    1. 1 Cisco IOS and Switch Security Review
      1. Password and Access Protection
        1. Passwords
        2. Restricting VTY Protocol Access
        3. VTYs and ACL Protection
      2. Port Security Feature
        1. Port Security Configuration
        2. Port Security Verification
      3. Two-Minute Drill
      4. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
    2. 2 VLAN Review
      1. VLAN Overview
        1. Subnets and VLANs
        2. Scalability
        3. VLANs and Traffic Types
        4. VLAN Membership
      2. VLAN Connections
        1. Access Link Connections
        2. Trunk Connections
      3. VLAN Trunk Protocol
        1. VTP Modes
        2. VTP Messages
        3. VTP Pruning
      4. VLAN Configuration
        1. Configuring VTP
        2. Configuring Trunks
        3. Creating VLANs
        4. Basic Troubleshooting of VLANs and Trunks
      5. Two-Minute Drill
      6. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
    3. 3 Switches and Redundancy
      1. Layer 2 Redundancy
        1. Hierarchical Campus Design
        2. Layer 2 Issues
        3. show processes Command
      2. Spanning Tree Protocol
        1. Bridge Protocol Data Units
        2. Root Switch
        3. Root Port
        4. Designated Port
        5. Port States
        6. Layer 2 Convergence
        7. Per-VLAN STP Plus
        8. Simple STP Example
      3. Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
        1. Additional Port Roles
        2. RSTP BPDUs
        3. RSTP Convergence Features
        4. RSTP Configuration
        5. PVST+ and RSTP Optimization
      4. EtherChannels
        1. EtherChannel Overview
        2. EtherChannel Configuration
      5. STP Troubleshooting
        1. Loop Identification
        2. Configuration Remedies
      6. Two-Minute Drill
      7. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
  13. Part II Cisco Routers and LANs
    1. 4 Routers and Routing
      1. Routing Introduction
        1. Types of Routes
        2. Autonomous Systems
        3. Administrative Distance
      2. Dynamic Routing Protocols
        1. Routing Metrics
        2. Distance Vector Protocols
        3. Link State Protocols
        4. Hybrid Protocols
      3. Distance Vector Protocol Problems and Solutions
        1. Problem: Convergence
        2. Problem: Routing Loops
      4. Two-Minute Drill
      5. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
    2. 5 VLSM
      1. VLSM
        1. Features of VLSM
        2. Addressing with VLSM
        3. VLSM Example 1
        4. VLSM Example 2
      2. Route Summarization
        1. Advantages of Summarization
        2. Classless Interdomain Routing
        3. Hierarchical Addressing
        4. Routing and Subnet Masks
        5. The Routing Table
        6. Performing Summarization
      3. Two-Minute Drill
      4. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
    3. 6 Initial Router Configuration
      1. Router Hardware Components
        1. Read-Only Memory (ROM)
        2. Other Components
      2. Router Bootup Process
        1. Bootstrap Program
        2. System Configuration Dialog
        3. Configuration Register
      3. Disabling Unused Services
        1. Manually Disabling Unused Services
        2. AutoSecure
      4. Router Configuration
        1. Interface Configuration
        2. Subnet Zero Configuration
        3. Static Host Configuration
      5. Router-on-a-Stick
        1. Subinterface Configuration
        2. Interface Encapsulation
        3. Router-on-a-Stick Example Configuration
      6. Two-Minute Drill
      7. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
    4. 7 IOS Device Management
      1. Router Configuration Files
        1. Saving Configuration Files
        2. Restoring Configuration Files
        3. Creating and Deleting Configuration Files
        4. Configuration File Nomenclature
        5. Review of Configuration Files
      2. Changes in Your Network
        1. Adding Devices
        2. Changing Devices
      3. IOS Image Files
        1. Naming Conventions for IOS Images
        2. Before Upgrading the IOS Image
        3. Backing Up an IOS Image
        4. Loading an IOS Image
      4. Remote Access to Your IOS Device
        1. SSH vs. Telnet Access
        2. SSH Configuration
      5. Basic Troubleshooting
        1. Local ARP Table
        2. Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
        3. Layer 3 Connectivity Testing
        4. Layer 7 Connectivity Testing
        5. Debug Overview
      6. Licensing
        1. Installing Licenses
        2. Licensing Verification
        3. Managing Licenses
      7. Two-Minute Drill
      8. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
    5. 8 Management Protocols for Cisco Devices
      1. Network Time Protocol
        1. NTP Overview
        2. NTP Configuration
        3. NTP Verification
        4. NTP Configuration Example
      2. Simple Network Management Protocol
        1. SNMP Overview
        2. SNMP Versions
        3. SNMP Configuration
      3. Logging
        1. Logging Messages
        2. Logging Severity Levels
        3. Logging Configuration
        4. Logging Verification
        5. Logging CLI Example
      4. NetFlow
        1. NetFlow Architecture
        2. NetFlow Configuration
        3. NetFlow Verification
      5. Two-Minute Drill
      6. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
  14. Part III Routing
    1. 9 Basic Routing
      1. Static Routes
        1. IPv4 Static Route Configuration
        2. IPv6 Static Route Configuration
      2. Dynamic Routing Protocol Basics
        1. The router Command
        2. The network Command
      3. RIP
        1. RIP Operation
        2. RIP Configuration
        3. RIP Verification and Troubleshooting
      4. Default Gateway Redundancy
        1. Problems of Traditional Default Gateway Redundancy Solutions
        2. Hot Standby Routing Protocol
        3. Other Protocols
      5. Two-Minute Drill
      6. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
    2. 10 OSPF Routing
      1. OSPF Overview
        1. Hierarchical Design: Areas
        2. Metric Structure
      2. OSPF Operation
        1. Router Identities
        2. Finding Neighbors
        3. Designated and Backup Designated Routers
        4. Sharing Routing Information
      3. OSPF Configuration
        1. Loopback Interfaces
        2. Default Route Propagation
        3. OSPF Metric Values
        4. OSPF Authentication
      4. OSPF Troubleshooting
        1. The show ip protocols Command
        2. The show ip route Command
        3. The show ip ospf Command
        4. The show ip ospf database Command
        5. The show ip ospf interface Command
        6. The show ip ospf neighbor Command
        7. The debug ip ospf adj Command
        8. The debug ip ospf events Command
        9. The debug ip ospf packet Command
      5. OSPFv3 for IPv6
        1. OSPFv3 Global Configuration
        2. OSPFv3 Interface Configuration
        3. Simple OSPFv3 Configuration Example
        4. OSPFv3 Verification
      6. Two-Minute Drill
      7. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
    3. 11 EIGRP Routing
      1. EIGRP Overview
        1. Metrics and Interoperability
        2. Routing Tables and Updates
      2. EIGRP Operation
        1. Building Neighbor Relationships
        2. Choosing Routes
      3. EIGRP Configuration
        1. EIGRP Configuration Example
        2. Other EIGRP Commands
      4. EIGRP Troubleshooting
        1. The show ip protocols Command
        2. The show ip route Command
        3. The show ip eigrp neighbors Command
        4. The show ip eigrp topology Command
        5. The show ip eigrp interfaces Command
        6. The show ip eigrp traffic Command
        7. The debug ip eigrp Command
        8. The debug eigrp packets Command
      5. EIGRP for IPv6
        1. EIGRP for IPv6 Global Configuration
        2. EIGRP for IPv6 Interface Configuration
        3. EIGRP for IPv6 Simple Configuration
        4. EIGRP for IPv6 Verification
      6. Two-Minute Drill
      7. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
  15. Part IV Cisco Routers and WANs
    1. 12 WAN Introduction
      1. Wide Area Networking Overview
        1. Equipment and Components
        2. Connection Types
        3. WAN Interfaces on Cisco Routers
        4. WAN Cabling
        5. Encapsulation Methods
      2. Serial Interface Review
        1. Serial Interface Configuration
        2. Viewing Interface Information
        3. Troubleshooting Interface Problems
      3. HDLC
        1. Frame Type
        2. Configuring HDLC
      4. PPP
        1. PPP Components
        2. Configuring PPP
        3. Troubleshooting PPP
        4. PPP Authentication
      5. Virtual Private Networks
        1. Benefits
        2. VPN Types
        3. IPsec
      6. Generic Route Encapsulation Tunnels
        1. GRE Overview
        2. GRE Configuration and Verification
      7. Two-Minute Drill
      8. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
    2. 13 Frame Relay
      1. Virtual Circuits
        1. Fully Meshed Design
        2. Advantages of VCs
        3. Types of VCs
        4. Supported Serial Connections
      2. Frame Relay Terms
        1. LMI
        2. DLCIs
        3. VC Data Rates
        4. Congestion Control
      3. Frame Relay Configuration
        1. Encapsulation Configuration
        2. LMI Configuration
        3. Troubleshooting LMI
        4. PVC Configuration
      4. Non-Broadcast Multi-Access Environments
        1. Topology Types
        2. Split Horizon Issues
        3. Solutions to Split Horizon Problems
        4. Subinterfaces
      5. Two-Minute Drill
      6. Q&A Self Test
        1. Self Test Answers
  16. Part V Appendixes
    1. A Exam Readiness Checklist: ICND 200-101
    2. B About the Download
  17. Glossary
  18. Index