Cisco networking devices fill the needs in just about every area of your network. Although many books can help you get your Cisco certification, such as CCENT Certification All-in-One For Dummies by Glen E. Clarke, this book is not geared to getting you to pass a Cisco Certification exam. Instead, this book gives you the key information that you need to manage your network of Cisco devices.
About This Book
Cisco Networking All-in-One For Dummies is a practical, hands-on guide to managing your Cisco network devices. Although you can read this entire book from front to back, you do not have to. This book is a reference guide. Each minibook is divided into chapters, and each chapter into sections, each of which contains information about a specific task or feature that you may want to investigate or implement.
Although you can take fastidious notes, create flash cards, and memorize everything in this book, do not feel that you need to. Just keep the book handy as a reference. That way, if you are unsure about a particular topic, you can quickly review this book and get your answer.
Conventions Used in This Book
Conventions make your life easier by making things work in an expected manner. As far as conventions go, I make use of several in this book:
• Italics identifies new terms that I define or to add emphasis.
• Bold highlights keywords in a list, steps in numbered lists, or commands or text that you type.
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