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CCNA Routing and Switching Study Guide: Exams 100-101, 200-101, and 200-120

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Prepare for the new CCNA exams with this Todd Lammle study guide

Cisco author, speaker, and trainer Todd Lammle is considered the authority on all things networking, and his books have sold almost a million copies worldwide. This all-purpose CCNA study guide methodically covers all the objectives of the ICND1 (100-101) and ICND2 (200-101) exams as well as providing additional insight for those taking CCNA Composite (200-120) exam. It thoroughly examines operation of IP data networks, LAN switching technologies, IP addressing (IPv4/IPv6), IP routing technologies, IP services, network device security, troubleshooting, and WAN technologies.

Valuable study tools such as a companion test engine that includes hundreds of sample questions, a pre-assessment test, and multiple practice exams. Plus, you'll also get access to hundreds of electronic flashcards, author files, and a network simulator.

  • CCNA candidates may choose to take either the ICND1(100-101) and ICND2 (200-101) exams or the CCNA Composite exam (200-120); this study guide covers the full objectives of all three

  • Written by bestselling Sybex study guide author Todd Lammle, an acknowledged authority on all things Cisco

  • Covers essential Cisco networking topics such as operating an IP data network, IP addressing, switching and routing technologies, troubleshooting, network device security, and much more

  • Includes a comprehensive set of study tools including practice exams, electronic flashcards, comprehensive glossary of key terms, videos, and a network simulator that can be used with the book's hands-on labs

  • Bonus Content: Access to over 40 MicroNugget videos from CBT Nuggets

CCNA Routing and Switching Study Guide prepares you for CCNA certification success.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Acknowledgments
  3. About the Author
  4. Introduction
    1. Cisco’s Network Certifications
    2. What Does This Book Cover?
    3. What’s Available Online?
    4. How to Use This Book
    5. Where Do You Take the Exams?
    6. ICND1 (100-101) Exam Objectives
    7. ICND2 (200-101) Exam Objectives
    8. CCNA Composite (200-120) Exam Objectives
    9. Assessment Test
    10. Answers to Assessment Test
  5. Part I: ICND1
    1. 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
    2. Chapter 2: 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
    3. 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
    4. Chapter 4: Easy Subnetting
      1. Subnetting Basics
      2. Summary
      3. Exam Essentials
      4. Written Labs
      5. Review Questions
    5. Chapter 5: 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
    6. Chapter 6: Cisco’s Internetworking Operating System (IOS)
      1. The IOS User Interface
      2. Command-line Interface (CLI)
      3. Administrative Configurations
      4. Router and Switch Interfaces
      5. Viewing, Saving, and Erasing Configurations
      6. Summary
      7. Exam Essentials
      8. Written Lab 6
      9. Hands-on Labs
      10. Review Questions
    7. Chapter 7: Managing a Cisco Internetwork
      1. The Internal Components of a Cisco Router and Switch
      2. Backing Up and Restoring the Cisco Configuration
      3. Configuring DHCP
      4. Network Time Protocol (NTP)
      5. Using Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
      6. Using Telnet
      7. Resolving Hostnames
      8. Checking Network Connectivity and Troubleshooting
      9. Summary
      10. Exam Essentials
      11. Written Lab 7
      12. Hands-on Labs
      13. Review Questions
    8. Chapter 8: IP Routing
      1. Routing Basics
      2. The IP Routing Process
      3. Configuring IP Routing
      4. Configuring IP Routing in Our Network
      5. Dynamic Routing
      6. Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
      7. Summary
      8. Exam Essentials
      9. Written Lab 8
      10. Hands-on Labs
      11. Review Questions
    9. Chapter 9: 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 9
      8. Hands-on Labs
      9. Review Questions
    10. Chapter 10: Layer 2 Switching
      1. Switching Services
      2. Configuring Catalyst Switches
      3. Summary
      4. Exam Essentials
      5. Written Lab 10
      6. Hands-on Labs
      7. Review Questions
    11. Chapter 11: VLANs and InterVLAN Routing
      1. VLAN Basics
      2. Identifying VLANs
      3. Routing between VLANs
      4. Configuring VLANs
      5. Summary
      6. Exam Essentials
      7. Written Lab 11
      8. Hands-on Labs
      9. Review Questions
    12. Chapter 12: Security
      1. Perimeter, Firewall, and Internal Routers
      2. Introduction to Access Lists
      3. Standard Access Lists
      4. Extended Access Lists
      5. Monitoring Access Lists
      6. Summary
      7. Exam Essentials
      8. Written Lab 12
      9. Hands-on Labs
      10. Review Questions
    13. 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
    14. Chapter 14: 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. Configuring IPv6 on Our Internetwork
      7. Configuring Routing on Our Internetwork
      8. Summary
      9. Exam Essentials
      10. Written Labs
      11. Hands-on Labs
      12. Review Questions
  6. Part II: ICND2
    1. Chapter 15: Enhanced Switched Technologies
      1. Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
      2. Types of Spanning-tree Protocols
      3. Modifying and Verifying the Bridge ID
      4. Spanning-tree Failure Consequences
      5. PortFast and BPDU Guard
      6. EtherChannel
      7. Summary
      8. Exam Essentials
      9. Written Lab 1
      10. Hands-on Labs
      11. Review Questions
    2. Chapter 16: Managing Cisco Devices
      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. Licensing
      6. Summary
      7. Exam Essentials
      8. Written Labs
      9. Hands-on Labs
      10. Review Questions
    3. Chapter 17: IP Services
      1. Client Redundancy Issues
      2. Introducing First Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP)
      3. Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
      4. Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol
      5. Gateway Load Balancing Protocol
      6. Syslog
      7. SNMP
      8. NetFlow
      9. Summary
      10. Exam Essentials
      11. Written Lab 3
      12. Review Questions
    4. Chapter 18: 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 4
      7. Review Questions
    5. Chapter 19: 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 5
      8. Hands-on Labs
      9. Review Questions
    6. Chapter 20: 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 6
      10. Hands-on Labs
      11. Review Questions
    7. Chapter 21: 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. GRE Tunnels
      9. Summary
      10. Exam Essentials
      11. Written Lab 7
      12. Hands-on Labs
      13. Review Questions
  7. Appendix A: Answers to Written Labs
    1. Chapter 1: Internetworking
    2. Chapter 2: Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation
    3. Chapter 3: Introduction to TCP/IP
    4. Chapter 4: Easy Subnetting
    5. Chapter 5: VLSMs, Summarization and Troubleshooting TCP/IP
    6. Chapter 6: Cisco’s Internetworking Operating System (IOS)
    7. Chapter 7: Managing a Cisco Internetwork
    8. Chapter 8: IP Routing
    9. Chapter 9: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
    10. Chapter 10: Layer 2 Switching
    11. Chapter 11: VLANs and InterVLAN Routing
    12. Chapter 12: Security
    13. Chapter 13: Network Address Translation
    14. Chapter 14: Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
    15. Chapter 15: Enhanced Switch Technologies
    16. Chapter 16: Managing Cisco Devices
    17. Chapter 17: IP Services
    18. Chapter 18: Troubleshooting IP, IPv6, and VLANs
    19. Chapter 19: Enhanced IGRP
    20. Chapter 20: Multi-Area OSPF
    21. Chapter 21: Wide Area Networks
  8. Appendix B: Answers to Review Questions
    1. Chapter 1: Internetworking
    2. Chapter 2: Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation
    3. Chapter 3: Introduction to TCP/IP
    4. Chapter 4: Easy Subnetting
    5. Chapter 5: VLSMs, Summarization, and Troubleshooting TCP/IP
    6. Chapter 6: Cisco’s Internetworking Operating System (IOS)
    7. Chapter 7: Managing a Cisco Internetwork
    8. Chapter 8: IP Routing
    9. Chapter 9: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
    10. Chapter 10: Layer 2 Switching
    11. Chapter 11: VLANs and InterVLAN Routing
    12. Chapter 12: Security
    13. Chapter 13: Network Address Translation
    14. Chapter 14: Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
    15. Chapter 15: Enhanced Switched Technologies
    16. Chapter 16: Managing Cisco Devices
    17. Chapter 17: IP Services
    18. Chapter 18: Troubleshooting IP, IPv6, and VLANs
    19. Chapter 19: Enhanced IGRP
    20. Chapter 20: Multi-Area OSPF
    21. Chapter 21: Wide Area Networks
  9. Appendix C: Disabling and Configuring Network Services
    1. Blocking SNMP Packets
    2. Disabling Echo
    3. Turning off BootP and Auto-Config
    4. Disabling the HTTP Interface
    5. Disabling IP Source Routing
    6. Disabling Proxy ARP
    7. Disabling Redirect Messages
    8. Disabling the Generation of ICMP Unreachable Messages
    9. Disabling Multicast Route Caching
    10. Disabling the Maintenance Operation Protocol (MOP)
    11. Turning Off the X.25 PAD Service
    12. Enabling the Nagle TCP Congestion Algorithm
    13. Logging Every Event
    14. Disabling Cisco Discovery Protocol
    15. Disabling the Default Forwarded UDP Protocols
    16. Cisco’s Auto Secure
  10. Appendix D: About the Additional Study Tools
    1. Additional Study Tools
    2. Minimum System Requirements
    3. Using the Study Tools
    4. Troubleshooting
  11. Free Online Study Tools
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