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Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 Exam Cram, Fourth Edition

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Prepare for Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 exam success with this Cisco Exam Cram from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT. 

Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 Exam Cram is the perfect study guide to help you pass the Cisco CCNA 200-120 exam, providing coverage and practice questions for every exam topic. The book contains an extensive set of preparation tools such as exam objective mapping; a self-assessment section that helps you evaluate your motivations and exam readiness; concise, easy-to-read exam topic overviews; Exam Alerts that highlight key concepts; bullet lists and summaries for easy review; Cram Savers, Cram Quizzes, and chapter-ending practice questions that help you assess your knowledge and test your understanding; Notes that indicate areas of concern or specialty training; Tips to help you build a better foundation of knowledge; and an extensive glossary of terms and acronyms. The book also contains the extremely useful Cram Sheet tear-out that represents a collection of the most difficult-to-remember facts and numbers you should memorize before taking the test. Complementing all these study tools is the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic practice questions. This assessment software offers you a wealth of customization option and reporting features, allowing you to test your knowledge in study mode, practice exam mode, or flash card mode.

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

·         Identify the protocols that operate at specific OSI layers

·         Learn the details of custom subnetting with IPv4

·         Understand and implement IPv6

·         Connect, configure, and manage Cisco routers and switches

·         Set up security for routers and switches

·         Create VLANs and set up switch-to-switch trunk linksFilter traffic from one network to another with access control lists (ACLs)

·         Deploy Network Address Translation (NAT) and IOS router DHCP services

·         Learn to predict and verify Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

·         Configure and verify OSPFv2, OSPFv3, and EIGRP

·         Leverage redundancy protocols including HSRP and GLBP

·         Implement WAN technologies including PPP, HDLC, and Frame Relay

·         Troubleshoot switches and routers, including routing protocols

Companion CD

The companion CD contains a digital edition of the Cram Sheet and the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.

Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements:

Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7, or Windows 8; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client; Pentium-class 1GHz processor (or equivalent); 512MB RAM;

650MB disk space plus 50MB for each downloaded practice exam; access to the Internet to register and download your practice exams

Mike Valentine has been in the IT field for 16 years, focusing on network design and implementation. He is a Cisco Certified Systems Instructor (#31461) and specializes in Cisco Unified Communications instruction as well as CCNA and CCNP courses. His accessible, humorous, and effective teaching style has demystified Cisco for hundreds of students since he began teaching in 2002.

Keith Barker, CCIE No. 6783 R/S & Security, is a 27-year veteran of the networking industry. He currently works at CBT Nuggets. His past experience includes EDS, Blue Cross, Paramount Pictures, and KnowledgeNET, and he has delivered CCIE-level training for several years.

Table of Contents

  1. About This eBook
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents at a Glance
  5. Table of Contents
  6. About the Authors
  7. About the Technical Editors
  8. Dedication
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. We Want to Hear from You!
  11. Reader Services
  12. Introduction
    1. Taking a Certification Exam
    2. Tracking Your Certification Status
    3. How to Prepare for an Exam
    4. About This Book
    5. Pearson IT Certification Practice Test Engine and Questions on the CD-ROM
  13. Self-Assessment
    1. CCNA in the Real World
  14. Chapter One. Networking Fundamentals
    1. Essential Terms and Components
    2. Review Questions
    3. Answers to Review Questions
    4. What Next?
  15. Chapter Two. Network Models
    1. Cisco Hierarchical Design
    2. OSI Model
    3. TCP/IP Model
    4. Review Questions
    5. Answers to Review Questions
  16. Chapter Three. Concepts in IP Addressing
    1. Binary
    2. Hexadecimal
    3. Conversion Between Binary, Hex, and Decimal
    4. IP Address Components
    5. Subnetting
    6. VLSM
    7. Route Summarization
    8. IPv6
    9. Review Questions
    10. Answers to Review Questions
    11. What Next?
  17. Chapter Four. Working with Cisco Equipment
    1. Introducing Your Cisco Gear
    2. Connecting and Configuring Cisco Devices
    3. Context-Sensitive Help
    4. Managing IOS Licensing
    5. Remote Management
    6. Review Questions
    7. Answers to Review Questions
    8. What Next?
  18. Chapter Five. Securing Your Cisco Devices
    1. Securing Routers and Switches
    2. Configuring SSH Access to Your Router
    3. Switch Port Security
    4. Review Questions
    5. Answers to Review Questions
    6. What Next?
  19. Chapter Six. Basic Switch Operations and Configuration
    1. Bridging and Switching
    2. VLAN Concepts and Applications
    3. Trunking
    4. Review Questions
    5. Answers to Review Questions
    6. What Next?
  20. Chapter Seven. Basic Routing
    1. Routing Fundamentals
    2. Inter-VLAN Routing
    3. OSPF
    4. Review Questions
    5. Answers to Review Questions
  21. Chapter Eight. Visualizing Data Flow Between Two Hosts on a Network
    1. Host-to-Host Direct Communications
    2. Host to Host Through a Switch
    3. Host to Host Through a Router
    4. Review Questions
    5. Answers to Review Questions
    6. What Next?
  22. Chapter Nine. IP Access Lists
    1. IP Access Lists as Packet Filters
    2. Configuring and Implementing
    3. Troubleshooting and Verifying ACL Configurations
    4. Review Questions
    5. Answers to Review Questions
    6. What Next?
  23. Chapter Ten. IP Services
    1. Network Address Translation
    2. Network Time Protocol
    3. DHCP
    4. Review Questions
    5. Answers to Review Questions
  24. Chapter Eleven. Troubleshooting
    1. Troubleshoot Layer 1 Problems
    2. Verify and Troubleshoot VLANs and Port Membership
    3. Verify Trunk Configuration and Operation
    4. Troubleshoot Problems with IP Addressing and Host Configurations
    5. Troubleshoot ACL Issues
    6. Review Questions
    7. Answers to Review Questions
  25. Chapter Twelve. Advanced Switching Concepts
    1. Spanning Tree Protocol
    2. EtherChannel
    3. Review Questions
    4. Answers to Review Questions
  26. Chapter Thirteen. Advanced Router Operation
    1. Router IOS and Configuration File Management
    2. OSPF
    3. EIGRP
    4. Review Questions
    5. Answers to Review Questions
  27. Chapter Fourteen. Advanced IP Services
    1. Recognize High Availability (FHRP)
    2. Configure and Verify Syslog
    3. Describe SNMP v2 and v3
    4. Utilize Netflow Data
    5. Review Questions
    6. Answers to Review Questions
  28. Chapter Fifteen. WAN Operation
    1. WAN Technologies
    2. Review Questions
    3. Answers to Review Questions
  29. Chapter Sixteen. Advanced Troubleshooting
    1. Troubleshoot and Resolve Spanning Tree Operation Issues
    2. Troubleshoot and Resolve Routing Issues
    3. Troubleshoot and Resolve OSPF Problems
    4. Troubleshoot and Resolve EIGRP Problems
    5. Troubleshoot and Resolve Inter-VLAN Routing Problems
    6. Troubleshoot and Resolve WAN Implementation Issues
    7. Monitor NetFlow Statistics
    8. Troubleshoot EtherChannel Problems
    9. Review Questions
    10. Answers to Review Questions
  30. Practice Exam 1
  31. Answer Key to Practice Exam 1
    1. Answers at a Glance to Practice Exam 1
    2. Answers with Explanations
  32. Practice Exam 2
  33. Answer Key to Practice Exam 2
    1. Answers at a Glance to Practice Exam 2
    2. Answers with Explanations
  34. Glossary
  35. Index
  36. Cram Quiz Questions and Answers
    1. Chapter 1 Cram Quiz Questions
    2. Chapter 2 Cram Quiz Questions
    3. Chapter 3 Cram Quiz Questions
    4. Chapter 4 Cram Quiz Questions
    5. Chapter 5 Cram Quiz Questions
    6. Chapter 6 Cram Quiz Questions
    7. Chapter 7 Cram Quiz Questions
    8. Chapter 8 Cram Quiz Questions
    9. Chapter 9 Cram Quiz Questions
    10. Chapter 10 Cram Quiz Questions
    11. Chapter 11 Cram Quiz Questions
    12. Chapter 12 Cram Quiz Questions
    13. Chapter 13 Cram Quiz Questions
    14. Chapter 14 Cram Quiz Questions
    15. Chapter 15 Cram Quiz Questions
    16. Chapter 16 Cram Quiz Questions
    17. Chapter 1 Cram Quiz Answers
    18. Chapter 2 Cram Quiz Answers
    19. Chapter 3 Cram Quiz Answers
    20. Chapter 4 Cram Quiz Answers
    21. Chapter 5 Cram Quiz Answers
    22. Chapter 6 Cram Quiz Answers
    23. Chapter 7 Cram Quiz Answers
    24. Chapter 8 Cram Quiz Answers
    25. Chapter 9 Cram Quiz Answers
    26. Chapter 10 Cram Quiz Answers
    27. Chapter 11 Cram Quiz Answers
    28. Chapter 12 Cram Quiz Answers
    29. Chapter 13 Cram Quiz Answers
    30. Chapter 14 Cram Quiz Answers
    31. Chapter 15 Cram Quiz Answers
    32. Chapter 16 Cram Quiz Answers