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CCNA ICND2 Study Guide, 3rd Edition

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Real-world expert preparation for the ICND2, with hands-on labs

The CCNA ICND2 Study Guide, 3rd Edition covers 100 percent of all exam 200-105 objectives. Leading networking authority Todd Lammle provides detailed explanations and clear instruction on IP data networks, switching and routing technologies, IPv4 and IPV6 addressing, troubleshooting, security, and more. Dozens of hands-on labs help you gain experience with important tasks, and expert examples and insights drawn from thirty years of networking bring real-world perspective to essential CCNA skills. The Sybex interactive online learning environment provides hundreds of sample questions, a glossary of key terms, and over 100 electronic flashcards to streamline your study time and expand your resources; the pre-assessment test shows you where to focus your efforts, and the practice exam allows you test your level of understanding while there's still time to improve. Need more study tools? Exclusive to this edition, you will receive 30 days of free online video training with almost 20 hours of Routing and Switching from the experts at ITPro TV.

The ICND2 is the final exam for the CCNA certification. With 80 percent of the Internet's routers being Cisco technology, this exam is critical for a career in networking. This guide explains everything you need to be confident on exam day.

  • Study 100% of the exam objectives
  • Get essential hands-on experience
  • Access sample questions and flashcards
  • Test your knowledge with a bonus practice exam

Be fully prepared for the CCNA ICND2 with the Sybex advantage.

Table of Contents

  1. Acknowledgments
  2. About the Author
  3. Introduction
  4. Assessment Test
  5. Answers to Assessment Test
  6. Chapter 1 Enhanced Switched Technologies
    1. VLAN Review
    2. VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
    3. Configuring VTP
    4. Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
    5. Types of Spanning-tree Protocols
    6. Modifying and Verifying the Bridge ID
    7. Spanning-Tree Failure Consequences
    8. PortFast and BPDU Guard
    9. EtherChannel
    10. Summary
    11. Exam Essentials
    12. Written Lab 1
    13. Hands-on Labs
    14. Review Questions
  7. Chapter 2 Network Device Management and Security
    1. Mitigating Threats at the Access Layer
    2. External Authentication Options
    3. SNMP
    4. Client Redundancy Issues
    5. Introducing First Hop Redundancy Protocols (FHRPs)
    6. Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
    7. Summary
    8. Exam Essentials
    9. Written Lab 2
    10. Review Questions
  8. Chapter 3 Enhanced IGRP
    1. EIGRP Features and Operations
    2. Configuring EIGRP
    3. Verifying and Troubleshooting EIGRP
    4. EIGRPv6
    5. Summary
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Written Lab 3
    8. Hands-on Labs
    9. Review Questions
  9. Chapter 4 Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
    1. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Basics
    2. Configuring OSPF
    3. OSPF and Loopback Interfaces
    4. Verifying OSPF Configuration
    5. Summary
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Written Lab 4
    8. Hands-on Labs
    9. Review Questions
  10. Chapter 5 Multi-Area OSPF
    1. OSPF Scalability
    2. Categories of Multi-area Components
    3. Basic Multi-area Configuration
    4. Verifying and Troubleshooting Multi-area OSPF Networks
    5. Troubleshooting OSPF Scenario
    6. OSPFv3
    7. Summary
    8. Exam Essentials
    9. Written Lab 5
    10. Review Questions
  11. Chapter 6 Troubleshooting IP, IPv6, and VLANs
    1. Troubleshooting IP Network Connectivity
    2. Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity
    3. Troubleshooting VLAN Connectivity
    4. Summary
    5. Exam Essentials
    6. Written Lab 6
    7. Review Questions
  12. Chapter 7 Wide Area Networks
    1. Introduction to Wide Area Networks
    2. Cabling the Serial Wide Area Network
    3. High-Level Data-Link Control (HDLC) Protocol
    4. Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
    5. Virtual Private Networks
    6. GRE Tunnels
    7. Single-Homed EBGP
    8. Summary
    9. Exam Essentials
    10. Written Lab 7
    11. Hands-on Labs
    12. Review Questions
  13. Chapter 8 Evolution of Intelligent Networks
    1. Switch Stacking
    2. Cloud Computing and Its Effect on the Enterprise Network
    3. Overview of Network Programmability in Enterprise Network
    4. Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
    5. Cisco APIC-EM
    6. Cisco Intelligent WAN
    7. Quality of Service
    8. Trust Boundary
    9. QoS Mechanisms
    10. Summary
    11. Exam Essentials
    12. Written Lab 8
    13. Review Questions
  14. Appendix A Answers to Written Labs
    1. Chapter 1: Enhanced Switched Technologies
    2. Chapter 2: Network Device Management and Security
    3. Chapter 3: Enhanced IGRP
    4. Chapter 4: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
    5. Chapter 5: Multi-Area OSPF
    6. Chapter 6: Troubleshooting IP, IPv6, and VLANs
    7. Chapter 7: Wide Area Networks
    8. Chapter 8: Evolution of Intelligent Networks
  15. Appendix B Answers to Review Questions
    1. Chapter 1: Enhanced Switched Technologies
    2. Chapter 2: Network Device Management and Security
    3. Chapter 3: Enhanced IGRP
    4. Chapter 4: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
    5. Chapter 5: Multi-Area OSPF
    6. Chapter 6: Troubleshooting IP, IPv6, and VLANs
    7. Chapter 7: Wide Area Networks
    8. Chapter 8: Evolution of Intelligent Networks
  16. Advert
  17. EULA