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CCNA® Cisco Certified Network Associate Deluxe Study Guide, 6th Edition

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Deluxe Edition of Best-Selling CCNA Study Guide

This comprehensive, enhanced version of the Sybex CCNA Study Guide provides certification candidates with the additional tools they need to prepare for this popular exam. With additional bonus exams and flashcards, as well as the exclusive CCNA Virtual Lab, Platinum Edition, this comprehensive guide has been completely updated to reflect the latest CCNA 640-802 exam. Written by Cisco Authority Todd Lammle, whose straightforward style provides lively examples, hands-on and written labs, easy-to-understand analogies, and real-world scenarios that will not only help you prepare for the exam, but also give you a solid foundation as a Cisco networking professional.

This Study Guide teaches you how to

  • Describe how a network works

  • Configure, verify and troubleshoot a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications

  • Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP Services to meet network requirements in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network.

  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic router operation and routing on Cisco devices

  • Explain and select the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN

  • Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats

  • Implement, verify, and troubleshoot NAT and ACLs in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network.

  • Implement and verify WAN links

On the CD-ROM:

  • Chapter Review Questions

  • Full-Length Practice Exams

  • Electronic Flashcards

  • Exclusive CD-only bonus material, including the CCNA Simulation Exam Practice Guide

  • All new Audio and Video Instruction from Todd Lammle

On the Bonus 2nd CD-ROM

  • The CCNA Virtual Lab, Platinum Edition. Users can work in a Cisco environment without having to spend the thousands of dollars on the pricy equipment.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

For Instructors: Teaching supplements are available for this title.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Dear Reader,
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. About the Author
  7. Introduction
    1. Assessment Test
    2. Answers to Assessment Test
  8. Chapter 1: Internetworking
    1. Internetworking Basics
    2. Internetworking Models
    3. The OSI Reference Model
    4. Summary
    5. Exam Essentials
    6. Written Labs
    7. Review Questions
    8. Answers to Review Questions
    9. Answers to Written Lab 1.1
    10. Answers to Written Lab 1.2
    11. Answers to Written Lab 1.3
  9. Chapter 2: Review of Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation
    1. Ethernet Networks in Review
    2. Ethernet Cabling
    3. Data Encapsulation
    4. The Cisco Three-Layer Hierarchical Model
    5. Summary
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Written Labs
    8. Review Questions
    9. Answers to Review Questions
    10. Answers to Written Lab 2.1
    11. Answers to Written Lab 2.2
    12. Answers to Written Lab 2.3
    13. Answers to Written Lab 2.4
  10. Chapter 3: Introduction to TCP/IP
    1. Introducing TCP/IP
    2. TCP/IP and the DoD Model
    3. IP Addressing
    4. IPv4 Address Types
    5. Summary
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Written Labs
    8. Review Questions
    9. Answers to Review Questions
    10. Answers to Written Lab 3.1
    11. Answers to Written Lab 3.2
  11. Chapter 4: Easy Subnetting
    1. Subnetting Basics
    2. Summary
    3. Exam Essentials
    4. Written Labs
    5. Review Questions
    6. Answers to Review Questions
    7. Answers to Written Lab 4.1
    8. Answers to Written Lab 4.2
    9. Answers to Written Lab 4.3
  12. Chapter 5: Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSMs), Summarization, and Troubleshooting TCP/IP
    1. Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSMs)
    2. Summarization
    3. Troubleshooting IP Addressing
    4. Summary
    5. Exam Essentials
    6. Written Lab 5
    7. Review Questions
    8. Answers to Review Questions
    9. Answers to Written Lab 5
  13. Chapter 6: Cisco’s Internetworking Operating System (IOS)
    1. The IOS User Interface
    2. Command-Line Interface (CLI)
    3. Router and Switch Administrative Configurations
    4. Router Interfaces
    5. Viewing, Saving, and Erasing Configurations
    6. Summary
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Written Lab 6
    9. Hands-on Labs
    10. Review Questions
    11. Answers to Review Questions
    12. Answers to Written Lab 6
  14. Chapter 7: Managing a Cisco Internetwork
    1. The Internal Components of a Cisco Router
    2. The Router Boot Sequence
    3. Managing Configuration Register
    4. Backing Up and Restoring the Cisco IOS
    5. Backing Up and Restoring the Cisco Configuration
    6. Using Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
    7. Using Telnet
    8. Resolving Hostnames
    9. Checking Network Connectivity and Troubleshooting
    10. Summary
    11. Exam Essentials
    12. Written Lab 7
    13. Hands-on Labs
    14. Review Questions
    15. Answers to Review Questions
    16. Answers to Written Lab 7
  15. Chapter 8: IP Routing
    1. Routing Basics
    2. The IP Routing Process
    3. Configuring IP Routing in Our Network
    4. Dynamic Routing
    5. Distance-Vector Routing Protocols
    6. Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
    7. Verifying Your Configurations
    8. Summary
    9. Exam Essentials
    10. Written Lab 8
    11. Hands-on Labs
    12. Review Questions
    13. Answers to Review Questions
    14. Answers to Written Lab 8
  16. Chapter 9: Enhanced IGRP (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
    1. EIGRP Features and Operation
    2. Using EIGRP to Support Large Networks
    3. Configuring EIGRP
    4. Load Balancing with EIGRP
    5. Verifying EIGRP
    6. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Basics
    7. Configuring OSPF
    8. Verifying OSPF Configuration
    9. OSPF DR and BDR Elections
    10. OSPF and Loopback Interfaces
    11. Troubleshooting OSPF
    12. Configuring EIGRP and OSPF Summary Routes
    13. Summary
    14. Exam Essentials
    15. Written Lab 9
    16. Hands-on Labs
    17. Review Questions
    18. Answers to Review Questions
    19. Answers to Written Lab 9
  17. Chapter 10: Layer 2 Switching and Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
    1. Before Layer 2 Switching
    2. Switching Services
    3. Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
    4. Configuring Catalyst Switches
    5. Summary
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Written Lab 10
    8. Review Questions
    9. Answers to Review Questions
    10. Answers to Written Lab 10
  18. Chapter 11: Virtual LANs (VLANs)
    1. VLAN Basics
    2. VLAN Memberships
    3. Identifying VLANs
    4. VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
    5. Routing between VLANs
    6. Configuring VLANs
    7. Configuring VTP
    8. Telephony: Configuring Voice VLANs
    9. Summary
    10. Exam Essentials
    11. Written Lab 11
    12. Review Questions
    13. Answers to Review Questions
    14. Answers to Written Lab 11
  19. Chapter 12: Security
    1. Perimeter, Firewall, and Internal Routers
    2. Introduction to Access Lists
    3. Standard Access Lists
    4. Extended Access Lists
    5. Turning Off and Configuring Network Services
    6. Monitoring Access Lists
    7. Summary
    8. Exam Essentials
    9. Written Lab 12
    10. Hands-on Labs
    11. Review Questions
    12. Answers to Review Questions
    13. Answers to Written Lab 12
  20. Chapter 13: Network Address Translation (NAT)
    1. When Do We Use NAT?
    2. Types of Network Address Translation
    3. NAT Names
    4. How NAT Works
    5. Testing and Troubleshooting NAT
    6. Summary
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Written Lab 13
    9. Hands-on Labs
    10. Review Questions
    11. Answers to Review Questions
    12. Answers to Written Lab 13
  21. Chapter 14: Cisco’s Wireless Technologies
    1. Introduction to Wireless Technology
    2. Basic Wireless Devices
    3. Wireless Regulations
    4. Wireless Topologies
    5. Wireless Security
    6. Summary
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Written Lab 14
    9. Review Questions
    10. Answers to Review Questions
    11. Answers to Written Lab 14
  22. Chapter 15: Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
    1. Why Do We Need IPv6?
    2. The Benefits and Uses of IPv6
    3. IPv6 Addressing and Expressions
    4. How IPv6 Works in an Internetwork
    5. IPv6 Routing Protocols
    6. Migrating to IPv6
    7. Summary
    8. Exam Essentials
    9. Written Lab 15
    10. Review Questions
    11. Answers to Review Questions
    12. Answers to Written Lab 15
  23. Chapter 16: Wide Area Networks
    1. Introduction to Wide Area Networks
    2. Cable and DSL
    3. Cabling the Serial Wide Area Network
    4. High-Level Data-Link Control (HDLC) Protocol
    5. Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
    6. Frame Relay
    7. Virtual Private Networks
    8. Summary
    9. Exam Essentials
    10. Written Lab 16
    11. Hands-on Labs
    12. Review Questions
    13. Answers to Review Questions
    14. Answers to Written Lab 16
  24. Appendix: About the Companion CD
    1. What You’ll Find on the CD
    2. System Requirements
    3. Using the CD
    4. Troubleshooting
  25. Index