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CCNP Cisco Networking Academy Program : Multilayer Switching Companion Guide

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The Only Authorized Textbook for the CCNP Multilayer Switching course within the Cisco Networking Academy Program.Maps to the online curriculum Strong textbook pedagogy to increase students learning and retention Only printed textbook recommended by Cisco Systems for use within the classroom Developed in conjunction with the creators of the online curriculumFor use within the Cisco Networking Academy Program, Multilayer Switching curriculum of study, this text completes the student's learning experience by providing instructional material that builds upon the most current Web-based curriculum. Multilayer Switching Companion Guide details the Cisco switching methodology in the context of core, distribution, and access layer deployments, presenting the common switching technologies in an easily understood format. The Companion Guide then ensures mastery of Cisco Catalyst switch configuration within a corporation campus environment by walking learners through the various algorithms used between the devices. Descriptive, well-ordered, pictorial explanations of the inner-workings of spanning tree, multicasting, MLS, and HSRP technologies, help the implementation of the technologies fall right into place. The Companion Guide's margin notes, warnings, tech notes, chapter summaries, review questions, and lab questions reinforce these concepts and more. In addition to serving as a comprehensive learning aid for the CCNP Switching Web-based curriculum, the Multilayer Switching Companion Guide also prepares for the CCNP Switching Exam.show more

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  • Paperback | 656 pages
  • 208.3 x 241.3 x 35.6mm | 1,247.39g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 1587130335
  • 9781587130335

About Wayne Lewis

Wayne Lewis, Ph.D., CCNP, CCDP, CCAI is the co-author for the corresponding Web-based curriculum for multilayer switching and internetwork troubleshooting. He is an assistant professor at Honolulu Community College, the Cisco Academy Manager for the Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training, and the main contact for HCC's CATC-CCNA, CATC-CCNP, and CATC-SC Academies. Wayne is a contributing author for the Cisco Press title, Cisco Networking Academy Program: First-Year Companion Guide, Revised Printing. He earned his bachelor's degree in math from Wichita State University, where he received the Youngest Graduate Award. Wayne was named Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant for the University of Hawaii while attending graduate school. Cisco Press is a collaboration between Cisco Systems(r), Inc., and Pearson Education that is charged with developing high-quality, cutting-edge educational and reference products for the networking industry. The products in the Cisco Networking Academy Program Series are designed to prepare students for careers in the exciting networking field. These products have proven to be strong supplements to the Web-based curriculum and are the only print companions that have been reviewed and endorsed by Cisco Systems for Cisco Networking Academy Program use.show more

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Summary, Check Your Understanding, Key Terms.)Introduction. 1. Campus Networks and Design Models. Hierarchical Design Model for Campus Networks. Switch Blocks in Network Design. Governing Factors in Switched Network Design. Campus Network Design. Catalyst Switching Solutions for Campus Networks.2. Gigabit Ethernet. Gigabit Ethernet Standards. Gigabit Ethernet Protocol Architecture. Quality of Service and IEEE 802.1p. Gigabit Ethernet in Campus Network Design. Gigabit Ethernet Products.3. Switch Administration. Preparing to Access the Switch. Fundamentals of Switch Configuration.4. Introduction to VLANs. VLANs Defined. Motivation for VLANs. Classifying VLANs. Configuring VLANs. Trunking. VLAN Trunking Protocol.5. Spanning-Tree Protocol. Basic STP Operation. Spanning-Tree Algorithm. Basic STP Configuration. show spantree and show spanning-tree. Spanning-Tree Modes. Advanced STP Configuration. Enhancing STP Convergence. EtherChannel.6. Inter-VLAN Routing. Role of Routers in a Campus Network. Configuring Inter-VLAN Routing.7. MLS and CEF. MLS. Cisco Express Forwarding.8. Hot Standby Router Protocol. Router Discovery. HSRP Operation. HSRP Configuration. Verifying and Troubleshooting HSRP Configuration. HSRP in Campus Network Design.9. Multicasting. Multicast Addressing. Internet Group Management Protocol. Constraining Layer 2 Multicast Traffic. IP Multicast Routing.10. Security. Campus Network Security Policy. Physical Security Controls. Logical Security Controls.Appendix A: Check Your Understanding Answer Key. Chapter 1. Chapter 2. Chapter 3. Chapter 4. Chapter 5. Chapter 6. Chapter 7. Chapter 8. Chapter 9. Chapter 10.Appendix B: Transparent Bridging with Routers. Appendix C: Miscellaneous Campus LAN Switch Technologies. Glossary. Index.show more

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