31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification

31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification

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31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification Scott Bennett A day-by-day ICND1 exam review guide for the CCNA Discovery student After you complete the first two courses of the CCNA (R) Discovery version 4 curriculum in a Cisco (R) Networking Academy (R), you are ready to officially demonstrate that knowledge by getting CCENT (TM) (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) certified. The CCENT is a new entry-level certification that validates to a potential employer the practical skills you learned in these courses, which are required for entry-level network support positions. 31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification offers you a personable and practical way to understand the certification process and commit to taking the 640-822 ICND1 certification exam while the course material is fresh in your mind. Sign up for the ICND1 exam and use the book's day-by-day guide and checklist to organize, prepare, and review. Each day in this guide breaks down an exam topic into a manageable bit of information to review using short summaries from relevant parts of the CCNA Discovery courses. The features of the book empower you to fit exam preparation into a busy schedule: Visual calendar summarizing each day's study topic Checklist providing advice for preparation activities leading up to the exam Description of the 640-822 ICND1 exam and how to sign up for it, including how to use a course voucher Strategies to be mentally, organizationally, and physically prepared for exam day Conversational tone, which makes your study time more enjoyable CCENT certification is open to everyone, but this book is specifically designed to prepare the Cisco Networking Academy CCNA Discovery student for the exam. Related Titles:Networking for Home and Small Businesses, CCNA Discovery Learning Guide ISBN-10: 1-58713-209-5ISBN-13: 978-1-58713-209-4 Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP, CCNA Discovery Learning Guide ISBN-10: 1-58713-210-9ISBN-13: 978-1-58713-210-0 Scott Bennett, CCNA, CCAI, has been an instructor for both Capital Center High School Technology Institute and Portland Community College. He has taught the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum since 2003. This book is part of the Cisco Networking Academy Series from Cisco Press (R). Books in this series support and complement the Cisco Networking Academy.show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 18mm | 258.55g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • ill
  • 1587132176
  • 9781587132179
  • 1,153,003

About Scott Bennett

Scott Bennett earned his CCNA, CCAI, and CompTIA A+ while working and teaching in the technology industry. After graduating from Gonzaga University, he went on to work with Qwest eBits, providing network support and training to businesses throughout Idaho. He has four years of experience as a Cisco Networking Academy instructor for the Capital Center High School Technology Institute and Portland Community College. He also wrote 31 Days Before Your CCNA Exam.show more

Table of contents

Part I: Days 31-27: Describe the operation of data networksDay 31: Describe the Purpose and Functions of Various Network DevicesCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 1 3CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 3 4Select the Components Required to Meet a Given Network Specification 4CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 3 5Summary 5Your Notes 5Day 30: Use the OSI and TCP/IP Models and Their Associated Protocols to Explain How Data Flows in a NetworkCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 6 7CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 2 Describe Common Networking Applications, Including Web Applications CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 1 Summary Your Notes Day 29: Describe the Purpose and Basic Operation of the Protocols in the OSI and TCP ModelsCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 3 CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 6 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 7 Describe the Impact of Applications (Voice over IP and Video over IP) on aNetwork CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 3 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 7 Summary Your Notes Day 28: Interpret Network DiagramsCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 3 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 1 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 3 Determine the Path Between Two Hosts Across a Network CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 3 CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 4 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 1 Describe the Components Required for Network and Internet Communications CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 3 CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 4 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 1 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 3 Summary Your Notes Day 27: Identify and Correct Common Network Problems at Layers 1, 2, 3, and 7 Using a Layered Model ApproachCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 9 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 2 Differentiate Between LAN/WAN Operation and Features CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 3 CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 4 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Part II: Days 26-21: Implement a small switched networkDay 26: Select the Appropriate Media, Cables, Ports, and Connectors to Connect Switches to Other Network Devices and HostsCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 3 CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 4 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 3 Summary Your Notes Day 25: Explain the Technology and Media Access Control Method for Ethernet TechnologiesCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 3 Explain Network Segmentation and Basic Traffic Management Concepts CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 3 Summary Your Notes Day 24: Explain the Operation of Cisco Switches and Basic Switching ConceptsCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 3 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 3 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Day 23: Perform, Save, and Verify Initial Switch Configuration Tasks, Including Remote-Access Management CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Verify Network Status and Switch Operation Using Basic Utilities (ping, traceroute, Telnet, SSH, ARP, pconfig, show, and debug Commands)CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 9 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Day 22: Implement and Verify Basic Security for a Switch (Port Security, Deactivate Ports)CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Day 21: Identify, Prescribe, and Resolve Common Switched Network Issues, Autonegotiation, and Switch Hardware FailuresCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 9 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 2 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Part III: Days 20-13: Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet network requirements for a small branch officeDay 20: Describe the Need for and Role of Addressing in a NetworkCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 2 CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 5 Create and Apply an Addressing Scheme to a Network CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 5 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 4 Summary Your Notes Day 19: Assign and Verify Valid IP Addresses to Hosts, Servers, and Networking Devices in a LANCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 2 CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 5 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Day 18: Explain the Basic Uses and Operation of NAT in a Small Network Connecting to One ISPCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 5 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 4 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Day 17: Describe and Verify DNS OperationCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 9 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 7 Summary Your Notes Day 16: Describe the Operation and Benefits of Using Private and Public IP AddressingCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 5 Enable NAT for a Small Network with a Single ISP and Connection Using SDM, and Verify Operation Using CLI and Ping CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Day 15: Configure, Verify, and Troubleshoot DHCP and DNS Operation on a Router (Including CLI/SDM)CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 5 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Day 14: Implement Static and Dynamic Addressing Services for Hosts in a LAN EnvironmentCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 2 CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Day 13: Identify and Correct IP Addressing IssuesCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 9 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 2 Summary Your Notes Part IV: Days 12-8: Implement a small routed networkDay 12: Describe Basic Routing Concepts (Packet Forwarding, Router Lookup Process)CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 6 Describe the Operation of Cisco Routers (Router Bootup Process, POST, Router Components) CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Select the Appropriate Media, Cables, Ports, and Connectors to Connect Routers to Other Network Devices and Hosts CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Day 11: Configure, Verify, and Troubleshoot RIPv2CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 6 Summary Your Notes Day 10: Access and Use the Router CLI to Set Basic ParametersCCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Connect, Configure, and Verify the Operation Status of a Device Interface CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Verify Device Configuration and Network Connectivity Using ping, traceroute, Telnet, SSH, or Other Utilities CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Day 9: Perform and Verify Routing Configuration Tasks for a Static or Default Route Given Specific Routing RequirementsCCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 6 Manage IOS Configuration Files (Save, Edit, Upgrade, Restore) CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Manage Cisco IOS CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Implement Password and Physical Security CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 3 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Day 8: Verify Network Status and Router Operation Using Basic Utilities (ping, traceroute, Telnet, SSH, ARP, ipconfig, show, and debug Commands)CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 9 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 6 Summary Your Notes Part V: Days 7-6: Explain and select the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN Day 7: Describe Standards Associated with Wireless Media (Including the IEEE Wi-Fi Alliance and ITU/FCC)CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 7 Identify and Describe the Purposes of the Components of a Small Wireless Network (Including SSID, BSS, ESS)CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 7 Identify the Basic Parameters to Configure on a Wireless Network to Ensure That Devices Connect to the Correct Access Point CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 7 Summary Your Notes Day 6: Compare and Contrast Wireless Security Features and Capabilities of WPA Security (Including Open, WEP, WPA1/2)CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 7 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 8 Identify Common Issues with Implementing Wireless Networks CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 7 CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 9 Summary Your Notes Part VI: Days 5-4: Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threatsDay 5: Explain Today's Increasing Network Security Threats and the Need to Implement a Comprehensive Security Policy to Mitigate the ThreatsCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 8 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 8 Explain General Methods to Mitigate Common Security Threats to Network Devices, Hosts, and Applications CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 8 Summary Your Notes Day 4: Describe the Functions of Common Security Appliances and ApplicationsCCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 8 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 8 Describe Security Recommended Practices, Including Initial Steps to Secure Network Devices CCNA Discovery 1, Chapter 8 CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 8 Summary Your Notes Part VII: Days 3-1: Implement and verify WAN links and review all daysDay 3: Describe Different Methods of Connecting to a WANCCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Configure and Verify a Basic WAN Serial Connection CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5 Summary Your Notes Day 2CCNA Discovery 1 Packet Tracer Activity Checklist CCNA Discovery 2 Packet Tracer Activity Checklist Summary Your Notes Day 1: Review Detail Charts, Lists, and Concepts from Previous DaysDay 31: Network Components and Operation Day 30: Layered Model Applications Day 29: Layered Model Protocols and Their Purposes Day 28: Network Diagrams and Components Day 27: Troubleshooting and LAN Versus WAN Day 26: Network Physical Media Day 25: Media Access Control and Segmentation Day 24: Switch Operation Day 23: Switch Configuration Day 22: Switch Security Day 21: Switch Troubleshooting Day 20: IP Addressing Day 19: Assign Addresses Day 18: NAT Day 17: DNS Operation Day 16: Private Networks and NAT Day 15: DHCP Operation Day 14: Static and Dynamic Addressing Day 13: IP Address Troubleshooting Day 12: Routing and Routers Day 11: RIP Configuration Day 10: CLI Parameters Day 9: Configuration, IOS, and Security Day 8: Network Status Verification Day 7: Wireless Standards Day 6: Wireless Security Day 5: Security Threats Day 4: Security Applications Day 3: WAN Connections Summary Your Notes or Personal Day 1 Outline Part VIII: Exam and post exam daysExam DayWhat You Need for the Exam What You Should Receive After Completion Summary Post-Exam InformationReceiving Your Certificate Determining Career Options Examining Certification Options If You Fail the Exam Summary Your Notes 1587132176 TOC 12/11/2007show more

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