CCNP BCRAN Exam Cram 2 (Exam Cram 642-821)

CCNP BCRAN Exam Cram 2 (Exam Cram 642-821)

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Your resource to passing the Cisco CCNP BCRAN Certification Exam!

Join the ranks of readers who have trusted Exam Cram 2 to their certification preparation needs! The CCNP BCRAN Exam Cram 2 (Exam 642-821) is focused on what you need to know to pass the CCNP BCRAN exam. The Exam Cram 2 Method of Study provides you with a concise method to learn the exam topics. The book includes tips, exam notes, acronyms and memory joggers in order to help you pass the exam.

Included in the CCNP BCRAN Exam Cram 2:



A tear-out "Cram Sheet" for last minute test preparation.
Updated for the latest exam objectives to cover exam 642-821.
The PrepLogic Practice Tests, test engine to simulate the testing environment and test your knowledge.

Trust in the series that has helped many others achieve certification success - Exam Cram 2.
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  • Mixed media product | 456 pages
  • 154.4 x 233.2 x 28.7mm | 644.11g
  • Pearson It Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0789730200
  • 9780789730206

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Your resource to passing the Cisco CCNP BCRAN Certification Exam! Join the ranks of readers who have trusted Exam Cram 2 to their certification preparation needs! The "CCNP BCRAN Exam Cram 2 (Exam 642-821)" is focused on what you need to know to pass the CCNP BCRAN exam. The Exam Cram 2 Method of Study provides you with a concise method to learn the exam topics. The book includes tips, exam notes, acronyms and memory joggers in order to help you pass the exam. Included in the CCNP BCRAN Exam Cram 2: A tear-out "Cram Sheet" for last minute test preparation. Updated for the latest exam objectives to cover exam 642-821. The PrepLogic Practice Tests, test engine to simulate the testing environment and test your knowledge. Trust in the series that has helped many others achieve certification success - "Exam Cram 2."
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Table of contents

Introduction.


Self-Assessment.


1. CCNP Certification Exams.


Assessing Exam Readiness. The Test Objectives. The Testing Situation. Test Layout and Design. Using the Test Software Effectively. Taking Testing Seriously. Question-Handling Strategies. Mastering the Inner Game. Additional Resources.

I. WAN SERVICES.

2. WAN Technologies and Components.


WAN Connection Types. WAN Encapsulation Protocols. WAN Connection Determination. Hardware Selection. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

3. Securing the Network with AAA.


The Cisco Security Options. CiscoSecure ACS and AAA. ACS Components. ACS Protocols. Router Access Modes. AAA Operation. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

4. PPP Authentication with PAP and CHAP.


Remote Access. Configuring PPP for CHAP Authentication. Additional PPP Settings. Troubleshooting PPP. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

5. Using Network Address Translation.


NAT Overview. NAT Considerations. NAT Terminology. NAT in Operation. Configuring Load Sharing. NAT Troubleshooting. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

II. WAN ACCESS.

6. Modems and Asynchronous Connections.


Modems. Configuring the Router. Configuring the Modem. Troubleshooting. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

7. Using ISDN.


ISDN. Equipment. Call Progress. ISDN BRI Configuration. ISDN PRI Configuration. ISDN Troubleshooting. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

8. Dial-on-Demand Routing.


Introduction to Dial-on-Demand Routing. Interesting Traffic. Dialer Profiles. Incoming Calls with Rotary Groups. Configuration Example and Explanation. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

9. Using Frame Relay.


Frame Relay Concepts. Frame Relay Components. Connecting a Single Interface to Multiple Locations. Frame Relay Traffic Shaping. Monitoring and Troubleshooting Frame Relay Operation. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

10. Introduction to Broadband.


Cable. DSL. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

III. WAN OPTIONS.

11. Enabling a Backup Connection.


Dial Backup. Using Dial Backup with Dialer Profiles. Exam Prep Questions.

12. Traffic Management.


Introduction. Understanding Basic Queuing. Advanced Queuing. Case Study. Data Compression. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

13. Securing the Network with VPNs.


VPN Overview. VPN and IPSec Terminology. The Fives Steps of IPSec. Configuring IPSec. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

14. Practice Exam 1.


Sample Test. Questions, Questions, Questions. Picking Proper Answers. Decoding Ambiguity. Working Within the Framework. Deciding What to Memorize. Preparing for the Test. Taking the Test.

15. Answer Key 1.
16. Practice Exam 2.
17. Answer Key 2.
IV. APPENDIXES.

Appendix A: What's on the CD-ROM.


The PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition Software. An Exclusive Electronic Version of the Text.

Appendix B: Using the PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition Software.


The Exam Simulation. Question Quality. The Interface Design. The Effective Learning Environment. Software Requirements. Installing PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition. Removing PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition from Your Computer. How to Use the Software. Contacting PrepLogic. License Agreement.

Glossary.
Index.
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About Eric Quinn

Eric Quinn (CCNP and voice and security specializations) currently supports the network infrastructure for the U.S. Department of State. Eric has four years of experience teaching Cisco routers, switches, and security devices, as well as teaching concepts and standards-based protocols both in person and over the Internet. Eric pioneered the first version of the Cisco 6500 series switch class, teaching more than 150 Cisco engineers.

Eric also has 10 years of experience in various administration, management, and consulting roles, supporting routers, switches, firewalls, and VPN devices. He has supplied design and implementation guidance to banks, airports, media, and finance organizations, among others. Eric co-authored the original Remote Access Exam Cram from The Coriolis Group and has co-authored three other books on LAN switching and security with Sybex. Eric currently is based in Athens, Greece.

Fred Glauser (CCNP, CSS1, CCSP, CCDA, CCNA, MCSA, MCSE, MCT, CNE, MCNE, CNI, MCNI, CISSP, INFOSEC) has more than 14 years of networking experience supporting Cisco, Microsoft, and Novell. He has spent several years as a network operations manager. For the last four years, Fred has operated a consulting and training company with clients across the country. Clients include the federal government, FBI, DOJ, INS, Air Force, Army, and various state and local governments. You can often find Fred in the Colorado mountains, running Cisco CCNP and CCSP bootcamps for Acrew.net. Fred is currently pursuing his CCIE for both routing/switching and security.
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