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  • Publisher: Cisco Press
  • Format: Mixed media product | 504 pages
  • Dimensions: 194mm x 240mm x 34mm | 1,080g
  • Publication date: 9 February 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Indianapolis
  • ISBN 10: 1587202433
  • ISBN 13: 9781587202438
  • Edition: 1
  • Sales rank: 66,178

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CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification Guide David Hucaby, CCIE(R) No. 4594 CCNP SWITCH Exam Preparation * Master the CCNP(R) SWITCH 642-813 exam with this official study guide * Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes * Review key concepts with Exam Preparation Tasks * Practice with realistic exam questions on the CD-ROM CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification Guide is a best-of-breed Cisco(R) exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNP(R) SWITCH exam. Network architect and best-selling author Dave Hucaby shares 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. CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification 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 allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. The complete exam topic list makes referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks sections help drill you on key concepts and commands you must know thoroughly. The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful testing engine that enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a topic-by-topic basis, laying out a complete study plan for review. Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, 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. CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification 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. This official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNP SWITCH exam, including * Network design, implementation, and verification plans * Switch operation and port configuration * VLANs, trunks, and VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) * Aggregating switch links * Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) * Multilayer switching * Enterprise campus network design * Router and supervisor redundancy * IP telephony * Wireless LANs * Switched network security This volume is part of the Official Certification Guide Series from Cisco Press. Books in this series provide officially developed exam preparation materials that offer assessment, review, and practice to help Cisco Career Certification candidates identify weaknesses, concentrate their study efforts, and enhance their confidence as exam day nears. Category: Cisco Press-Cisco Certification Covers: CCNP SWITCH exam 642-813

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David Hucaby, CCIE No. 4594, is a lead network engineer for the University of Kentucky, where he works with healthcare networks based on the Cisco Catalyst, ASA, FWSM, and VPN product lines. David has a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky. He is the author of several Cisco Press titles, including Cisco ASA, PIX, and FWSM Firewall Handbook, Second Edition; Cisco Firewall Video Mentor; and Cisco LAN Switching Video Mentor. David lives in Kentucky with his wife, Marci, and two daughters.

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CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification Guide David Hucaby, CCIE(R) No. 4594 CCNP SWITCH Exam Preparation Master the CCNP(R) SWITCH 642-813 exam with this official study guide Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes Review key concepts with Exam Preparation Tasks Practice with realistic exam questions on the CD-ROM "CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification Guide" is a best-of-breed Cisco(R) exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNP(R) SWITCH exam. Network architect and best-selling author Dave Hucaby shares 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. "CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification 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 allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. The complete exam topic list makes referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks sections help drill you on key concepts and commands you must know thoroughly. The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful testing engine that enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a topic-by-topic basis, laying out a complete study plan for review. Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, 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. "CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification 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. This official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNP SWITCH exam, including Network design, implementation, and verification plans Switch operation and port configuration VLANs, trunks, and VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) Aggregating switch links Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) Multilayer switching Enterprise campus network design Router and supervisor redundancy IP telephony Wireless LANs Switched network security "This volume is part of the Official Certification Guide Series from Cisco Press. Books in this series provide officially developed exam preparation materials that offer assessment, review, and practice to help Cisco Career Certification candidates identify weaknesses, concentrate their study efforts, and enhance their confidence as exam day nears." Category: Cisco Press-Cisco Certification Covers: CCNP SWITCH exam 642-813

Table of contents

Foreword Introduction Part I New CCNP Exam Approaches Chapter 1 The Planning Tasks of the CCNP Exams Perspectives on CCNP Exam Topics Related to Planning 5 CCNP Switch Exam Topics That Do Not Require the CLI 6 Planning Exam Topics 7 Relating the Exam Topics to a Typical Network Engineer's Job 8 A Fictitious Company and Networking Staff 9 The Design Step 10 Implementation Planning Step 10 Verification Planning Step 11 Documenting Implementation Results 12 Summary of the Role of Network Engineers 12 How to Prepare for the Planning Topics on the CCNP Exams 13 Part II Building a Campus Network Chapter 2 Switch Operation "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 17 Foundation Topics 20 Layer 2 Switch Operation 20 Transparent Bridging 20 Follow That Frame! 22 Multilayer Switch Operation 24 Types of Multilayer Switching 24 Follow That Packet! 25 Multilayer Switching Exceptions 26 Tables Used in Switching 27 Content-Addressable Memory 27 Ternary Content-Addressable Memory 28 Monitoring Switching Tables 32 CAM Table Operation 32 TCAM Operation 35 Exam Preparation Tasks 36 Review All Key Topics 36 Define Key Terms 36 Use Command Reference to Check Your Memory 36 Chapter 3 Switch Port Configuration "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 39 Foundation Topics 42 Ethernet Concepts 42 Ethernet (10 Mbps) 42 Fast Ethernet 43 Gigabit Ethernet 45 10-Gigabit Ethernet 47 Connecting Switches and Devices 48 Ethernet Port Cables and Connectors 48 Gigabit Ethernet Port Cables and Connectors 49 Switch Port Configuration 50 Selecting Ports to Configure 50 Identifying Ports 52 Port Speed 52 Port Duplex Mode 52 Managing Error Conditions on a Switch Port 53 Enable and Use the Switch Port 55 Troubleshooting Port Connectivity 55 Exam Preparation Tasks 57 Review All Key Topics 57 Define Key Terms 57 Use Command Reference to Check Your Memory 57 Chapter 4 VLANs and Trunks "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 61 Foundation Topics 65 Virtual LANs 65 VLAN Membership 65 Deploying VLANs 69 VLAN Trunks 70 VLAN Frame Identification 71 Dynamic Trunking Protocol 74 VLAN Trunk Configuration 75 VLAN Trunk Configuration 75 Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunks 79 Exam Preparation Tasks 82 Review All Key Topics 82 Define Key Terms 82 Use Command Reference to Check Your Memory 82 Chapter 5 VLAN Trunking Protocol "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 85 Foundation Topics 88 VLAN Trunking Protocol 88 VTP Domains 88 VTP Modes 88 VTP Advertisements 89 VTP Configuration 92 Configuring a VTP Management Domain 93 Configuring the VTP Mode 93 Configuring the VTP Version 95 VTP Configuration Example 96 VTP Status 96 VTP Pruning 97 Enabling VTP Pruning 99 Troubleshooting VTP 100 Exam Preparation task 102 Review All Key Topics 102 Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 102 Define Key Terms 102 Use Command Reference to Check Your Memory 102 Chapter 6 Aggregating Switch Links "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 105 Foundation Topics 108 Switch Port Aggregation with EtherChannel 108 Bundling Ports with EtherChannel 109 Distributing Traffic in EtherChannel 109 Configuring EtherChannel Load Balancing 111 EtherChannel Negotiation Protocols 112 Port Aggregation Protocol 113 Link Aggregation Control Protocol 113 EtherChannel Configuration 114 Configuring a PAgP EtherChannel 114 Configuring a LACP EtherChannel 115 Troubleshooting an EtherChannel 116 Exam Preparation Tasks 120 Review All Key Topics 120 Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 120 Define Key Terms 120 Command Reference to Check Your Memory 120 Chapter 7 Traditional Spanning Tree Protocol "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 123 Foundation Topics 126 IEEE 802.1D Overview 126 Bridging Loops 126 Preventing Loops with Spanning Tree Protocol 129 Spanning-Tree Communication: Bridge Protocol Data Units 130 Electing a Root Bridge 131 Electing Root Ports 133 Electing Designated Ports 135 STP States 137 STP Timers 139 Topology Changes 141 Types of STP 146 Common Spanning Tree 147 Per-VLAN Spanning Tree 147 Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus 147 Exam Preparation Tasks 149 Review All Key Topics 149 Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 149 Define Key Terms 149 Chapter 8 Spanning-Tree Configuration "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 151 Foundation Topics 154 STP Root Bridge 154 Root Bridge Placement 154 Root Bridge Configuration 157 Spanning-Tree Customization 161 Tuning the Root Path Cost 161 Tuning the Port ID 163 Tuning Spanning-Tree Convergence 164 Modifying STP Timers 164 Redundant Link Convergence 167 PortFast: Access-Layer Nodes 167 UplinkFast: Access-Layer Uplinks 168 BackboneFast: Redundant Backbone Paths 170 Monitoring STP 171 Exam Preparation Tasks 173 Review All Key Topics 173 Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 173 Define Key Terms 173 Use Command Reference to Check Your Memory 173 Chapter 9 Protecting the Spanning Tree Protocol Topology "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 177 Foundation Topics 180 Protecting Against Unexpected BPDUs 180 Root Guard 180 BPDU Guard 181 Protecting Against Sudden Loss of BPDUs 182 Loop Guard 183 UDLD 184 Using BPDU Filtering to Disable STP on a Port 186 Troubleshooting STP Protection 187 Exam Preparation Task 188 Review All Key Topics 188 Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 188 Define Key Terms 188 Use Command Reference to Check Your Memory 188 Chapter 10 Advanced Spanning Tree Protocol "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 193 Foundation Topics 196 Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol 196 RSTP Port Behavior 196 BPDUs in RSTP 197 RSTP Convergence 198 Topology Changes and RSTP 201 RSTP Configuration 202 Rapid Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Protocol 203 Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol 204 MST Overview 206 MST Regions 206 Spanning-Tree Instances Within MST 207 MST Configuration 209 Exam Preparation Tasks 211 Review All Key Topics 211 Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 211 Define Key Terms 212 Use Command Reference to Check Your Memory 212 Chapter 11 Multilayer Switching "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 215 Foundation Topics 218 InterVLAN Routing 218 Types of Interfaces 218 Configuring InterVLAN Routing 219 Multilayer Switching with CEF 221 Traditional MLS Overview 221 CEF Overview 222 Forwarding Information Base 222 Adjacency Table 226 Packet Rewrite 229 Configuring CEF 229 Verifying Multilayer Switching 230 Verifying InterVLAN Routing 230 Verifying CEF 232 Using DHCP with a Multilayer Switch 233 Configuring an IOS DHCP Server 235 Configuring a DHCP Relay 235 Exam Preparation Tasks 237 Review All Key Topics 237 Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 237 Define Key Terms 237 Use Command Reference to Check Your Memory 237 Part III Designing Campus Networks Chapter 12 Enterprise Campus Network Design "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 243 Foundation Topics 247 Hierarchical Network Design 247 Predictable Network Model 249 Access Layer 251 Distribution Layer 251 Core Layer 251 Modular Network Design 252 Switch Block 254 Core Block 259 Exam Preparation Tasks 263 Review All Key Topics 263 Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 263 Define Key Terms 263 Chapter 13 Layer 3 High Availability "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 265 Foundation Topics 268 Router Redundancy in Multilayer Switching 268 Packet-Forwarding Review 268 Hot Standby Router Protocol 269 Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol 277 Gateway Load Balancing Protocol 280 Verifying Gateway Redundancy 289 Supervisor and Route Processor Redundancy 289 Redundant Switch Supervisors 289 Configuring the Redundancy Mode 290 Configuring Supervisor Synchronization 293 Nonstop Forwarding 293 Exam Preparation Tasks 295 Review All Key Topics 295 Define Key Terms 295 Use Command Reference to Check Your Memory 295 Part IV Campus Network Services Chapter 14 IP Telephony "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 301 Foundation Topics 304 Power over Ethernet 304 How PoE Works 304 Detecting a Powered Device 304 Supplying Power to a Device 305 Configuring PoE 307 Verifying PoE 307 Voice VLANs 308 Voice VLAN Configuration 308 Verifying Voice VLAN Operation 311 Voice QoS 312 QoS Overview 313 Best-Effort Delivery 314 Integrated Services Model 314 Differentiated Services Model 314 DiffServ QoS 315 Implementing QoS for Voice 318 Configuring a Trust Boundary 319 Using Auto-QoS to Simplify a Configuration 321 Verifying Voice QoS 324 Exam Preparation Tasks 327 Review All Key Topics 327 Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 327 Define Key Terms 327 Use Command Reference to Check Your Memory 328 Chapter 15 Integrating Wireless LANs "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 331 Foundation Topics 335 Wireless LAN Basics 335 Comparing Wireless and Wired LANs 335 Avoiding Collisions in a WLAN 336 WLAN Building Blocks 338 Access Point Operation 340 Wireless LAN Cells 341 WLAN Architecture 344 Traditional WLAN Architecture 344 Cisco Unified Wireless Network Architecture 346 WLC Functions 349 Lightweight AP Operation 350 Traffic Patterns in a Cisco Unified Wireless Network 352 Roaming in a Cisco Unified Wireless Network 354 Intracontroller Roaming 355 Intercontroller Roaming 356 Mobility Groups 361 Configuring Switch Ports for WLAN Use 361 Configuring Support for Autonomous APs 361 Configuring Support for LAPs 362 Configuring Support for WLCs 363 Exam Preparation Tasks 365 Review All Key Topics 365 Define Key Terms 365 Part V Securing Switched Networks Chapter 16 Securing Switch Access "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 369 Foundation Topics 373 Port Security 373 Port-Based Authentication 376 802.1x Configuration 376 802.1x Port-Based Authentication Example 378 Mitigating Spoofing Attacks 378 DHCP Snooping 379 IP Source Guard 381 Dynamic ARP Inspection 383 Best Practices for Securing Switches 385 Exam Preparation Tasks 389 Review All Key Topics 389 Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 389 Define Key Terms 389 Use Command Reference to Check Your Memory 390 Chapter 17 Securing with VLANs "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 393 Foundation Topics 396 VLAN Access Lists 396 VACL Configuration 396 Private VLANs 397 Private VLAN Configuration 399 Configure the Private VLANs 399 Associate Ports with Private VLANs 400 Associate Secondary VLANs to a Primary VLAN SVI 401 Securing VLAN Trunks 402 Switch Spoofing 402 VLAN Hopping 404 Exam Preparation Tasks 407 Review All Key Topics 407 Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 407 Define Key Terms 407 Use Command Reference to Check Your Memory 408 Part VI Final Exam Preparation Chapter 18 Final Preparation Exam Engine on the CD 413 Install the Exam Engine Software from the CD 413 Download and Activate the Practice Exam Content 414 Activating Other Exams 414 Study Plan 415 Recall the Facts 415 Practice Configurations 415 Use the Exam Engine 416 The Cisco Learning Network 416 Part VII Appendixes Appendix A Answers to the "Do I Know This Already?" Quizzes 421 Glossary 431 On This Book's Website: Appendix B SWITCH Exam Updates: Version 1.0 On This Book's CD: Appendix C Memory Tables Appendix D Memory Tables Answer Key