CCDA Official Exam Certification Guide (Exam 640-863)

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CCDA Official Exam Certification Guide Third Edition * Master all 640-863 exam topics with the official study guide * Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes * Review key concepts with foundation summaries * Practice with hundreds of exam questions on the CD-ROM Anthony Bruno, CCIE(R) No. 2738 Steve Jordan, CCIE No. 11293 CCDA Official Exam Certification Guide, Third Edition, is a best-of-breed Cisco(R) exam study guide that focuses specifically on the topics for the DESGN exam. Senior networking consultants Anthony Bruno and Steve Jordan expertly cover the latest exam content, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve your knowledge of Cisco network design. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. CCDA Official Exam 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. Exam topic lists and concise Foundation Summary information make referencing easy and give you a quick refresher whenever you need it. Challenging chapter-ending review questions help you assess your knowledge and reinforce key concepts. The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful testing engine that allows 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, presenting question-by-question remediation to the text. Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this book helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. CCDA Official Exam Certification Guide, Third Edition, 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. A. Anthony Bruno, CCIE(R) No. 2738, is a senior principal consultant with British Telecom with more than 17 years experience in the internetworking field. He has consulted for many enterprise and service-provider customers in the design, implementation, and optimization of large-scale data and IP telephony networks. Steve Jordan, CCIE No. 11293, is a senior consultant with British Telecom with more than 11 years of experience in internetworking. He has extensive experience with large-scale data-center environments and has designed and implemented various network solutions in the manufacturing, telecommunication, and transportation industries. This official study guide helps you master all the topics on the DESGN exam, including * Network design methodology * Network structure models * Enterprise LAN design * Wireless LAN design * Enterprise edge module design * WAN design* IPv4 and IPv6 * Routing protocol selection * RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, and IS-IS * BGP, route manipulation, and IP multicast * Security management, technologies, and design * Voice architectures and IP telephony design * Network management protocols Companion CD-ROM The CD-ROM contains an electronic copy of the book and more than 200 practice questions for the DESGN exam, all available in study mode, test mode, and flash card format. This volume is part of the Exam Certification Guide Series from Cisco Press(R). 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: CCDA(R) DESGN exam 640-863show more

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  • Mixed media product | 696 pages
  • 185.42 x 233.68 x 43.18mm | 1,315.41g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 1587201771
  • 9781587201776
  • 648,553

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CCDA Official Exam Certification Guide Third Edition Master all 640-863 exam topics with the official study guide Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes Review key concepts with foundation summaries Practice with hundreds of exam questions on the CD-ROM Anthony Bruno, CCIE(R) No. 2738 Steve Jordan, CCIE No. 11293 CCDA Official Exam Certification Guide, Third Edition, is a best-of-breed Cisco(R) exam study guide that focuses specifically on the topics for the DESGN exam. Senior networking consultants Anthony Bruno and Steve Jordan expertly cover the latest exam content, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve your knowledge of Cisco network design. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. CCDA Official Exam 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. Exam topic lists and concise Foundation Summary information make referencing easy and give you a quick refresher whenever you need it. Challenging chapter-ending review questions help you assess your knowledge and reinforce key concepts. The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful testing engine that allows 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, presenting question-by-question remediation to the text. Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this book helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. CCDA Official Exam Certification Guide, Third Edition, 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. A. Anthony Bruno, CCIE(R) No. 2738, is a senior principal consultant with British Telecom with more than 17 years experience in the internetworking field. He has consulted for many enterprise and service-provider customers in the design, implementation, and optimization of large-scale data and IP telephony networks. Steve Jordan, CCIE No. 11293, is a senior consultant with British Telecom with more than 11 years of experience in internetworking. He has extensive experience with large-scale data-center environments and has designed and implemented various network solutions in the manufacturing, telecommunication, and transportation industries. This official study guide helps you master all the topics on the DESGN exam, including Network design methodology Network structure models Enterprise LAN design Wireless LAN design Enterprise edge module design WAN design IPv4 and IPv6 Routing protocol selection RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, and IS-IS BGP, route manipulation, and IP multicast Security management, technologies, and design Voice architectures and IP telephony design Network management protocols Companion CD-ROM The CD-ROM contains an electronic copy of the book and more than 200 practice questions for the DESGN exam, all available in study mode, test mode, and flash card format. This volume is part of the Exam Certification Guide Series from Cisco Press(R). 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: CCDA(R) DESGN exam 640-863show more

About Anthony Bruno

Anthony Bruno, CCIE No. 2738, is a senior principal consultant with British Telecom with more than 17 years of experience in the internetworking field. Previously, he worked for International Network Services. His other network certifications include CISSP, CCDP, CCVP, and CWNA. He has consulted for many enterprise and service-provider customers in the design, implementation, and optimization of large-scale data and IP telephony networks. He completed his MSEE at the University of Missouri--Rolla in 1994 and his BSEE at the University of Puerto Rico--Mayaguez in 1990. He is also a part-time instructor for the University of Phoenix--Online, teaching networking courses. Steve Jordan, CCIE No. 11293, is a senior consultant with British Telecom with more than 11 years of experience in internetworking. Previously, he worked for International Network Services. His other network certifications include CCDP, CCSP, and CCVP. He specializes in security, internetworking, and voice technologies. He has extensive experience with large-scale data center environments and has designed and implemented various network solutions in the manufacturing, telecommunication, and transportation industries. Steve was also a technical reviewer for this book.show more

Table of contents

Foreword Introduction Part I General Network Design Chapter 1 Network Design Methodology "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics Intelligent Information Network and Service-Oriented Network Architecture IIN Framework SONA Network Infrastructure Layer Interactive Service Layer Application Layer Benefits of SONA Prepare, Plan, Design, Implement, Operate, and Optimize Phases Prepare Phase Plan Phase Design Phase Implement Phase Operate Phase Optimize Phase Design Methodology Under PPDIOO Identifying Customer Requirements Characterizing the Existing Network Steps in Gathering Information Network Audit Tools Network Analysis Tools Network Checklist Designing the Network Topology and Solutions Top-Down Approach Pilot and Prototype Tests Design Document References and Recommended Reading Foundation Summary Q&A Chapter 2 Network Structure Models "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics Hierarchical Network Models Benefits of the Hierarchical Model Hierarchical Network Design Core Layer Distribution Layer Access Layer Hierarchical Model Examples Cisco Enterprise Architecture Model Enterprise Campus Module Enterprise Edge Module E-Commerce Internet Edge VPN/Remote Access Enterprise WAN Service Provider (SP) Edge Module Remote Modules Enterprise Branch Module Enterprise Data Center Module Enterprise Teleworker Module Network Availability Workstation-to-Router Redundancy ARP Explicit Configuration RDP RIP HSRP GLBP Server Redundancy Route Redundancy Load Balancing Increasing Availability Media Redundancy References and Recommended Reading Foundation Summary Q&A Part II LAN and WAN Design Chapter 3 Enterprise LAN Design "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics LAN Media Ethernet Design Rules 10-Mbps Fiber Ethernet Design Rules 100-Mbps Fast Ethernet Design Rules Gigabit Ethernet Design Rules 1000BASE-LX Long-Wavelength Gigabit Ethernet 1000BASE-SX Short-Wavelength Gigabit Ethernet 1000BASE-CX Gigabit Ethernet over Coaxial Cable 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet over UTP 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GE) Design Rules 10GE Media Types Fast EtherChannel Token Ring Design Rules LAN Hardware Repeaters Hubs Bridges Switches Routers Layer 3 Switches LAN Design Types and Models Best Practices for Hierarchical Layers Access Layer Best Practices Distribution Layer Best Practices Core Layer Best Practices Large-Building LANs Enterprise Campus LANs Edge Distribution Medium Site LANs Small and Remote Site LANs Server-Farm Module Server Connectivity Options Enterprise Data Center Infrastructure Campus LAN Quality of Service Considerations Multicast Traffic Considerations CGMP IGMP Snooping References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary Q&A Chapter 4 Wireless LAN Design "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics Wireless LAN Technologies Wireless LAN Standards ISM and UNII Frequencies Summary of Wireless LAN Standards Service Set Identifier (SSID) WLAN Layer 2 Access Method WLAN Security Unauthorized Access WLAN Security Design Approach IEEE 802.1X-2001 Port-Based Authentication Dynamic WEP Keys and LEAP Controlling WLAN Access to Servers Cisco Unified Wireless Network Cisco UWN Architecture LWAPP LWAPP Access Point Modes LWAPP Discovery WLAN Authentication Authentication Options WLAN Controller Components WLC Interface Types AP Controller Equipment Scaling Roaming and Mobility Groups Intracontroller Roaming Layer 2 Intercontroller Roaming Layer 3 Intercontroller Roaming Mobility Groups Wireless LAN Design Controller Redundancy Design N+1 WLC Redundancy N+N WLC Redundancy N+N+1 WLC Redundancy Radio Management and Radio Groups Radio Frequency (RF) Groups RF Site Survey Using EoIP Tunnels for Guest Services Wireless Mesh for Outdoor Wireless Mesh Design Recommendations Campus Design Considerations Branch Design Considerations Local MAC REAP Hybrid REAP Branch Office Controller Options References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary Q&A Chapter 5 WAN Technologies "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics WAN Technology Overview WAN Defined WAN Connection Modules WAN Comparison Dialup ISDN Frame Relay Time-Division Multiplexing SONET/SDH Multiprotocol Label Switching Other WAN Technologies Digital Subscriber Line Cable Wireless Dark Fiber Dense Wave Division Multiplexing Ordering WAN Technology and Contracts WAN Design Methodology Response Time Throughput Reliability Bandwidth Considerations Window Size Data Compression Optimizing Bandwidth Using QoS Queuing, Traffic Shaping, and Policing Priority Queuing Custom Queuing Weighted Fair Queuing Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing Low-Latency Queuing Traffic Shaping and Policing References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary Q&A Chapter 6 WAN Design "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics Traditional WAN Technologies WAN Topologies Hub-and-Spoke Topology Full-Mesh Topology Partial-Mesh Topology Remote-Access Network Design VPN Network Design Overlay VPNs Virtual Private Dialup Networks Peer-to-Peer VPNs VPN Benefits WAN Backup Design Load-Balancing Guidelines WAN Backup over the Internet Layer 3 Tunneling Enterprise WAN Architecture Cisco Enterprise MAN/WAN Enterprise WAN/MAN Architecture Comparison Enterprise Edge Components Hardware Selection Software Selection Cisco IOS Packaging Comparing Hardware and Software Enterprise Branch Architecture Branch Design Enterprise Branch Profiles Single-Tier Design Dual-Tier Design Multi-Tier Design Enterprise Teleworker (Branch of One) Design References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary Q&A Part III The Internet Protocol and Routing Protocols Chapter 7 Internet Protocol Version 4 "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics IPv4 Header ToS IPv4 Fragmentation IPv4 Addressing IPv4 Address Classes Class A Addresses Class B Addresses Class C Addresses Class D Addresses Class E Addresses IPv4 Private Addresses NAT IPv4 Address Subnets Mask Nomenclature IP Address Subnet Design Example Determining the Network Portion of an IP Address VLSMs VLSM Address-Assignment Example Loopback Addresses IP Telephony Networks CIDR and Summarization Address Assignment and Name Resolution Static and Dynamic IP Address Assignment BOOTP DHCP DNS ARP References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary Q&A Chapter 8 Internet Protocol Version 6 "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics Introduction to IPv0 IPv6 Header IPv6 Address Representation IPv4-Compatible IPv6 Addresses IPv6 Prefix Representation IPv6 Address Types and Address Allocations IPv6 Unicast Address IPv6 Anycast Address IPv6 Multicast Address IPv6 Address Allocations Unspecified Address Loopback Address IPv4-Compatible IPv6 Address Global Unicast Addresses Link-Local Addresses Site-Local Addresses Multicast Addresses IPv6 Mechanisms ICMPv0 IPv6 Network Discovery (ND) Protocol IPv6 Name Resolution Path MTU Discovery IPv6 Address-Assignment Strategies Autoconfiguration of Link-Local Address DHCPv6 IPv6 Security IPv6 Routing Protocols RIPng for IPv6 EIGRP for IPv6 OSPFv3 for IPv6 IS-IS for IPv6 BGP4 Multiprotocol Extensions for IPv6 IPv4 to IPv6 Transition Strategies and Deployments IPv6 over Dedicated WAN Links IPv6 over IPv4 Tunnels Dual-Stack Backbones Dual-Stack Hosts Protocol Translation Mechanisms IPv6 Comparison with IPv4 References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary Q&A Chapter 9 Routing Protocol Selection Criteria "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics Routing Protocol Characteristics Static Versus Dynamic Route Assignment Interior Versus Exterior Routing Protocols Distance-Vector Routing Protocols EIGRP Link-State Routing Protocols Distance-Vector Routing Protocols Versus Link-State Protocols Hierarchical Versus Flat Routing Protocols Classless Versus Classful Routing Protocols IPv4 Versus IPv6 Routing Protocols Administrative Distance Routing Protocol Metrics and Loop Prevention Hop Count Bandwidth Cost Load Delay Reliability Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) Routing Loop-Prevention Schemes Split Horizon Split Horizon with Poison Reverse Counting to Infinity Triggered Updates Summarization ODR References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary Q&A Chapter 10 RIP and EIGRP Characteristics and Design "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics RIPv1 RIPv1 Forwarding Information Base RIPv1 Message Format RIPv1 Timers Update Timer Invalid Timer Flush Timer Holddown Timer RIPv1 Design RIPv1 Summary RIPv2 Authentication MD5 Authentication RIPv2 Forwarding Information Base RIPv2 Message Format RIPv2 Timers RIPv2 Design RIPv2 Summary RIPng RIPng Timers Authentication RIPng Message Format RIPng Design RIPng Summary IGRP IGRP Timers IGRP Metrics IGRP Design IGRP Summary EIGRP for IPv4 Networks EIGRP Components Protocol-Dependent Modules Neighbor Discovery and Recovery RTP DUAL EIGRP Timers EIGRP Metrics EIGRP Packet Types EIGRP Design EIGRP Summary EIGRP for IPv6 Networks EIGRP for IPv6 Design EIGRP for IPv6 Summary References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary RIPv1 Summary RIPv2 Summary RIPng Summary EIGRP for IPv4 Summary EIGRP for IPv6 Summary Q&A Chapter 11 OSPF and IS-IS "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics OSPFv2 OSPFv2 Concepts and Design OSPFv2 Metric OSPFv2 Adjacencies and Hello Timers OSPFv2 Areas OSPF Router Types OSPF DRs LSA Types OSPF Stub Area Types Virtual Links OSPFv2 Router Authentication OSPFv2 Summary OSPFv3 OSPFv3 Changes from OSPFv2 OSPFv3 Areas and Router Types OSPFv3 Link State Advertisements OSPFv3 Summary IS-IS IS-IS Metrics IS-IS Operation and Design NET IS-IS DRs IS-IS Areas IS-IS Authentication IS-IS for IPv6 IS-IS Summary References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary OSPFv2 Summary OSPFv3 Summary IS-IS Summary Q&A Chapter 12 Border Gateway Protocol, Route Manipulation, and IP Multicast "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics BGP BGP Neighbors eBGP iBGP Route Reflectors Confederations BGP Administrative Distance BGP Attributes, Weight, and the BGP Decision Process BGP Path Attributes Next-Hop Attribute Local Preference Attribute Origin Attribute AS Path Attribute MED Attribute Community Attribute Atomic Aggregate and Aggregator Attributes Weight BGP Decision Process BGP Summary Route Manipulation PBR Route Summarization Route Redistribution Default Metric OSPF Redistribution IP Multicast Review Multicast Addresses Layer 3 to Layer 2 Mapping IGMP IGMPv1 IGMPv2 IGMPv3 CGMP IGMP Snooping Sparse Versus Dense Multicast Routing Protocols Multicast Source and Shared Trees PIM PIM-SM PIM DR Auto-RP PIMv2 Bootstrap Router DVMRP IPv6 Multicast Addresses References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary BGP Summary Route Redistribution IP Multicast Q&A Part IV Security, Convergence, and Network Management Chapter 13 Security Management "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics Network Security Overview Security Legislation Security Threats Reconnaissance and Port Scanning Vulnerability Scanners Unauthorized Access Security Risks Targets Loss of Availability Integrity Violations and Confidentiality Breaches Security Policy and Process Security Policy Defined Basic Approach of a Security Policy Purpose of Security Policies Security Policy Components Risk Assessment Continuous Security Integrating Security Mechanisms into Network Design Trust and Identity Management Trust Domains of Trust Identity Passwords Tokens Certificates Access Control Secure Connectivity Encryption Fundamentals Encryption Keys VPN Protocols Transmission Confidentiality Data Integrity Threat Defense Physical Security Infrastructure Protection References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary Q&A Chapter 14 Security Technologies and Design "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics Cisco Self-Defending Network Network Security Platforms Self-Defending Network Phases Trust and Identity Technologies Firewall ACLs NAC Framework and Appliance Cisco Identity-Based Network Services Identity and Access Control Deployments Detecting and Mitigating Threats Threat Detection and Mitigation Technologies Threat Detection and Mitigation Solutions Security Management Applications Security Platform Solutions Integrating Security into Network Devices IOS Security ISR Security Hardware Options Cisco Security Appliances Intrusion Prevention Catalyst 6500 Services Modules Endpoint Security Securing the Enterprise Implementing Security in the Campus Implementing Security in the Data Center Implementing Security in the Enterprise Edge and WAN References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary Q&A Chapter 15 Traditional Voice Architectures and IP Telephony Design "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics Traditional Voice Architectures PBX and PSTN Switches Local Loop and Trunks Ports Major Analog and Digital Signaling Types Loop-Start Signaling Ground-Start Signaling E&M Signaling CAS and CCS Signaling PSTN Numbering Plan Other PSTN Services Centrex Services Voice Mail Database Services IVR ACD Voice Terminology Grade of Service Erlangs Centum Call Second (CCS) Busy Hour Busy Hour Traffic (BHT) Blocking Probability Call Detail Records Integrated Multiservice Networks VoFR VoATM VoIP IPT Components Design Goals of IP Telephony IPT Deployment Models Single-Site Deployment Multisite Centralized WAN Call-Processing Model Multisite Distributed WAN Call-Processing Model Unified CallManager Express Deployments Codecs Analog-to-Digital Signal Conversion Codec Standards VoIP Control and Transport Protocols DHCP, DNS, and TFTP SSCP RTP and RTCP MGCP H.323 SIP IPT Design Bandwidth VAD Delay Components QoS Mechanisms for VoIP Networks CRTP LFI PQ-WFQ LLQ Auto QoS IPT Design Recommendations References and Recommended Readings Foundation Summary Q&A Chapter 16 Network Management Protocols "Do I Know This Already?" Quiz Foundation Topics SNMP SNMP Components MIB SNMP Message Types SNMPv1 SNMPv2 SNMPv3 Other Network Management Technologies RMON RMON2 NetFlow NetFlow Compared to RMON CDP Syslog References and Recommended Reading Foundation Summary Q&A Part V Comprehensive Scenarios Chapter 17 Comprehensive Scenarios Scenario One: Pearland Hospital Scenario One Questions Scenario One Answers Scenario Two: Big Oil and Gas Scenario Two Questions Scenario Two Answers Scenario Three: Beauty Things Store Scenario Three Questions Scenario Three Answers Scenario Four: Falcon Communications Scenario Four Questions Scenario Four Answers Part VI Appendixes Appendix A Answers to Chapter "Do I Know This Already?" Quizzes and Q&A Sections Appendix B The OSI Reference Model, TCP/IP Architecture, and Numeric Conversion 1587201771 TOC 5/9/2007show more

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