You are previewing CCNP Security VPN 642-647 Official Cert Guide.
O'Reilly logo
CCNP Security VPN 642-647 Official Cert Guide

Book Description

Trust the best selling Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. They are built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam.

CCNP Security VPN 642-647 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

  • Master Cisco CCNP Security VPN 642-647 exam topics

  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes

  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

  • Practice with realistic exam questions on the CD-ROM

CCNP Security VPN 642-647 Official Cert Guide, focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNP Security VPN exam. Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Howard Hooper share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine that enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take a complete, timed exam. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNP Security VPN exam, including:

  • Configuring policies, inheritance, and attributes

  • AnyConnect Remote Access VPN solution

  • AAA and Dynamic Access Policies (DAP)

  • High availability and performance

  • Clientless VPN solutions

  • SSL VPN with Cisco Secure Desktop

  • Easy VPN solutions

  • IPsec VPN clients and site-to-site VPNs

CCNP Security VPN 642-647 Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.

The print edition of the CCNP Security VPN 642-647 Official Cert Guide contains a free, complete practice exam.

Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements:

Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), or Windows 7;

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client;

Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0;

Pentium class 1GHz processor (or equivalent);

512 MB RAM;

650 MB disc space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam

Also available from Cisco Press for Cisco CCNP Security study is the CCNP Security VPN 642-647 Official Cert Guide Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test. This digital-only certification preparation product combines an eBook with enhanced Pearson IT Certification Practice Test.

This integrated learning package:

  • Allows you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams

  • Includes direct links from each question to detailed tutorials to help you understand the concepts behind the questions

  • Provides unique sets of exam-realistic practice questions

  • Tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedications
  4. Contents at a Glance
  5. Contents
  6. About the Author
  7. About the Technical Reviewers
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. Icons Used in This Book
  10. Introduction
  11. Part I: ASA Architecture and Technologies Overview
    1. Chapter 1. Evaluation of the ASA Architecture
    2. Chapter 2. Configuring Policies, Inheritance, and Attributes
  12. Part II: Cisco AnyConnect Remote-Access VPN Solutions
    1. Chapter 3. Deploying an AnyConnect Remote-Access VPN Solution
    2. Chapter 4. Advanced Authentication and Authorization of AnyConnect VPNs
    3. Chapter 5. Advanced Deployment and Management of the AnyConnect Client
    4. Chapter 6. Advanced Authorization Using AAA and DAPs
    5. Chapter 7. AnyConnect Integration with Cisco Secure Desktop and Optional Modules
    6. Chapter 8. AnyConnect High Availability and Performance
  13. Part III: Cisco Clientless Remote-Access VPN Solutions
    1. Chapter 9. Deploying a Clientless SSL VPN Solution
    2. Chapter 10. Advanced Clientless SSL VPN Settings
    3. Chapter 11. Customizing the Clientless Portal
    4. Chapter 12. Advanced Authorization Using Dynamic Access Policies
    5. Chapter 13. Clientless SSL VPN with Cisco Secure Desktop
    6. Chapter 14. Clientless SSL VPN High-Availability and Performance Options
  14. Part IV: Cisco IPsec Remote-Access Client Solutions
    1. Chapter 15. Deploying and Managing the Cisco VPN Client
  15. Part V: Cisco Easy VPN Solutions
    1. Chapter 16. Deploying Easy VPN Solutions
    2. Chapter 17. Advanced Authentication and Authorization Using Easy VPN
    3. Chapter 18. Advanced Easy VPN Authorization
    4. Chapter 19. High Availability and Performance for Easy VPN
    5. Chapter 20. Easy VPN Operation Using the ASA 5505 as a Hardware Client
  16. Part VI: Cisco IPsec Site-to-Site VPN Solutions
    1. Chapter 21. Deploying IPsec Site-to-Site VPNs
    2. Chapter 22. High Availability and Performance Strategies for IPsec Site-to-Site VPNs
  17. Part VII: Exam Preparation
    1. Chapter 23. Final Exam Preparation
  18. Part VIII: Appendixes
    1. Appendix A. Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes
    2. Appendix B. 642-647 CCNP Security VPN Exam Updates, Version 1.0
    3. Appendix C. Memory Tables
    4. Appendix D. Memory Tables Answer Key
  19. Glossary
  20. Index