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CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Exam Cram, Fifth Edition

Book Description

CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Exam Cram, Fifth Edition, is the perfect study guide to help you pass the Cisco 200-125 CCNA exam, providing coverage and practice questions for every exam topic. The book contains an extensive set of preparation tools, including topic overviews, ExamAlerts, CramSavers, CramQuizzes, chapter-ending review questions, author notes and tips, and an extensive glossary. The book also contains the extremely useful CramSheet tear-out: a collection of essential facts in an easy-to-review format. Complementing all these great study tools is the powerful Pearson Test Prep practice test software, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic practice questions. This assessment software offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, allowing you to test your knowledge in study mode should be.

Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your CCNA exam!

  • Compare and contrast networking models including OSI and TCP/IP

  • Master subnetting in IPv4 u Understand important details of IPv6

  • Configure Layer 2 switches, including VLANs, trunks, STP, and Port Security

  • Deploy EtherChannel and switch stacking

  • Configure and verify Inter-VLAN routing

  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot static and dynamic routing using OSPF, EIGRP, and RIPv2

  • Describe basic QoS concepts

  • Learn WAN topology and connectivity options and configure PPP, MLPPP, PPPoE, and GRE tunnel connectivity

  • Configure and verify single-homed branch connectivity using eBGP IPv4

  • Configure and verify key infrastructure services including DNS, DHCP, NTP, HSRP, and NAT

  • Configure Cisco device hardening and deploy access layer security, AAA, and ACLs

  • Learn how to manage Cisco infrastructure

  • Troubleshoot networks using key IOS tools

  • Understand network programmability concepts

  • Table of Contents

    1. About This E-Book
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. Contents at a Glance
    5. Contents
    6. Preface
    7. About the Author
    8. Dedication
    9. Acknowledgments
    10. About the Technical Reviewer
    11. We Want to Hear from You!
    12. Reader Services
    13. Introduction
      1. How to Prepare for the Exam
      2. Practice Tests
      3. Taking a Certification Exam
      4. Arriving at the Exam Location
      5. In the Testing Center
      6. After the Exam
      7. About This Book
      8. The Exam Blueprint
      9. The Chapter Elements
      10. Other Book Elements
      11. Pearson Test Prep Practice Test Software
      12. Accessing the Pearson Test Prep Software Online
      13. Accessing the Pearson Test Prep Software Offline
      14. Customizing Your Exams
      15. Updating Your Exams
      16. Contacting the Author
    14. Part I: Network Fundamentals
      1. Chapter 1. Network Fundamentals: Models and Designs
        1. Topic: Compare and contrast OSI and TCP/IP models
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Compare and contrast TCP and UDP protocols
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Topic: Describe the impact of infrastructure components in an enterprise network
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        4. Topic: Describe the effects of cloud resources on enterprise network architecture
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        5. Topic: Compare and contrast collapsed core and three-tier architectures
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        6. Topic: Compare and contrast network topologies
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        7. Topic: Select the appropriate cabling type based on implementation requirements
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        8. Topic: Apply troubleshooting methodologies to resolve problems
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        9. Review Questions
        10. Answers to Review Questions
        11. Additional Resources
      2. Chapter 2. Network Fundamentals: IPv4
        1. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 addressing and subnetting
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Compare and contrast IPv4 address types
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Topic: Describe the need for private IPv4 addressing
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        4. Review Questions
        5. Answers to Review Questions
        6. Additional Resources
      3. Chapter 3. Network Fundamentals: IPv6
        1. Topic: Identify the appropriate IPv6 addressing scheme to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv6 addressing
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Topic: Configure and verify IPv6 Stateless Address Auto Configuration
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        4. Topic: Compare and contrast IPv6 address types
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        5. Review Questions
        6. Answers to Review Questions
        7. Additional Resources
    15. Part II: LAN Switching Technologies
      1. Chapter 4. LAN Switching Technologies: Switching Concepts
        1. Topic: Describe and verify switching concepts
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Interpret Ethernet frame format
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Topic: Troubleshoot interface and cable issues (collisions, errors, duplex, speed)
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        4. Review Questions
        5. Answers to Review Questions
        6. Additional Resources
      2. Chapter 5. LAN Switching Technologies: VLANs, Trunks, and STP
        1. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot VLANs (normal range) spanning multiple switches
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot interswitch connectivity
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot STP protocols
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        4. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot STP-related optional features
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        5. Topic: Configure and verify Layer 2 protocols
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        6. Review Questions
        7. Answers to Review Questions
        8. Additional Resources
      3. Chapter 6. LAN Switching Technologies: EtherChannel and Switch Stacking
        1. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot (Layer 2/Layer 3) EtherChannel
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Describe the benefits of switch stacking and chassis aggregation
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Review Questions
        4. Answers to Review Questions
        5. Additional Resources
    16. Part III: Routing Technologies
      1. Chapter 7. Routing Technologies: Routing Concepts
        1. Topic: Describe the routing concepts
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Interpret the components of routing table
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Topic: Describe how a routing table is populated by different routing information sources
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        4. Review Questions
        5. Answers to Review Questions
        6. Additional Resources
      2. Chapter 8. Routing Technologies: Inter-VLAN Routing
        1. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot inter-VLAN routing
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Review Questions
        3. Answers to Review Questions
        4. Additional Resources
      3. Chapter 9. Routing Technologies: Routing Methods
        1. Topic: Compare and contrast static routing and dynamic routing
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Compare and contrast distance vector and link state routing protocols
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Topic: Compare and contrast interior and exterior routing protocols
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        4. Review Questions
        5. Answers to Review Questions
        6. Additional Resources
      4. Chapter 10. Routing Technologies: Static Routing and Dynamic Routing
        1. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 static routing
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot single area and multi-area OSPFv2 for IPv4 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, stub, virtual-link, and LSAs)
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot single area and multi-area OSPFv3 for IPv6 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, stub, virtual-link, and LSAs)
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        4. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot EIGRP for IPv4 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, and stub)
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        5. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot EIGRP for IPv6 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, and stub)
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        6. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot RIPv2 for IPv4 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, and redistribution)
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        7. Topic: Troubleshoot basic Layer 3 end-to-end connectivity issues
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        8. Review Questions
        9. Answers to Review Questions
        10. Additional Resources
    17. Part IV: WAN Technologies
      1. Chapter 11. WAN Technologies: WAN Options
        1. Topic: Configure and verify PPP and MLPPP on WAN interfaces using local authentication
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot PPPoE client-side interfaces using local authentication
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot GRE tunnel connectivity
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        4. Topic: Describe WAN topology options
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        5. Topic: Describe WAN access connectivity options
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        6. Review Questions
        7. Answers to Review Questions
        8. Additional Resource
      2. Chapter 12. WAN Technologies: eBGP
        1. Topic: Configure and verify single-homed branch connectivity using eBGP IPv4 (limited to peering and route advertisement using Network command only)
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Review Questions
        3. Answers to Review Questions
        4. Additional Resource
      3. Chapter 13. WAN Technologies: QoS
        1. Topic: Describe basic QoS concepts
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Review Questions
        3. Answers to Review Questions
        4. Additional Resource
    18. Part V: Infrastructure Services
      1. Chapter 14. Infrastructure Services: DNS, DHCP, NTP, HSRP
        1. Topic: Describe DNS lookup operation
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Troubleshoot client connectivity issues involving DNS
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Topic: Configure and verify DHCP on a router (excluding static reservations)
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        4. Topic: Troubleshoot client- and router-based DHCP connectivity issues
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        5. Topic: Configure and verify NTP operating in client/server mode
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        6. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic HSRP
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        7. Review Questions
        8. Answers to Review Questions
        9. Additional Resources
      2. Chapter 15. Infrastructure Services: NAT
        1. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot inside source NAT
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Review Questions
        3. Answers to Review Questions
        4. Additional Resource
    19. Part VI: Infrastructure Security
      1. Chapter 16. Infrastructure Security: Access Layer Security, AAA
        1. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot port security
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Describe common access layer threat mitigation techniques
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Topic: Describe device security using AAA with TACACS+ and RADIUS
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        4. Review Questions
        5. Answers to Review Questions
        6. Additional Resources
      2. Chapter 17. Infrastructure Security: ACLs
        1. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 standard numbered and named access list for routed interfaces
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Review Questions
        3. Answers to Review Questions
        4. Additional Resources
      3. Chapter 18. Infrastructure Security: Device Hardening
        1. Topic: Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic device hardening
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Review Questions
        3. Answers to Review Questions
        4. Additional Resources
    20. Part VII: Infrastructure Management
      1. Chapter 19. Infrastructure Management: SNMP, Syslog, IP SLA
        1. Topic: Configure and verify device-monitoring using syslog and SNMP
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Topic: Troubleshoot network connectivity issues using ICMP echo-based IP SLA
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        3. Review Questions
        4. Answers to Review Questions
        5. Additional Resources
      2. Chapter 20. Infrastructure Management: Device Management
        1. Topic: Configure and verify device management
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Review Questions
        3. Answers to Review Questions
        4. Additional Resources
      3. Chapter 21. Infrastructure Management: Initial Device Configuration
        1. Topic: Configure and verify initial device configuration
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Review Questions
        3. Answers to Review Questions
        4. Additional Resource
      4. Chapter 22. Infrastructure Management: Device Maintenance
        1. Topic: Perform device maintenance
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Review Questions
        3. Answers to Review Questions
        4. Additional Resources
      5. Chapter 23. Infrastructure Management: IOS Troubleshooting Tools
        1. Topic: Use Cisco IOS tools to troubleshoot and resolve problems
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Review Questions
        3. Answers to Review Questions
        4. Additional Resources
      6. Chapter 24. Infrastructure Management: Network Programmability
        1. Topic: Describe network programmability in enterprise network architecture
          1. CramQuiz
          2. CramQuiz Answers
        2. Review Questions
        3. Answers to Review Questions
        4. Additional Resource
    21. Part VIII: Command Reference, Practice Exams, and Glossary
      1. Command Reference
      2. Practice Exam 1
      3. Answer Key to Practice Exam 1
        1. Answers at a Glance to Practice Exam 1
        2. Answers with Explanations
      4. Practice Exam 2
      5. Answer Key to Practice Exam 2
        1. Answers at a Glance to Practice Exam 2
        2. Answers with Explanations
    22. Glossary
    23. Index
    24. Tear Card
    25. Where are the companion content files?
    26. Access Card
    27. Code Snippets