CCNP Routing and Switching V2.0 Exam Practice Pack
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Are you ready to take the ROUTE, SWITCH, or TSHOOT exams for CCNP certification? You've learned the concepts, you have the experience to put them to real-world use, and now you want to practice, practice, practice until exam time. CCNP Routing and Switching v2.0 Exam Practice Pack, gives you three methods of proven, late-stage exam preparation in one package. Test Engine The CCNP practice exam engine includes hundreds of exam-realistic practice exam questions in the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice test software for each of the three ROUTE, SWITCH, and TSHOOT exams. Flash Cards More than 900 flash cards in customizable sets that you can tailor to your study needs. Available in the unique Cert Flash Cards Online application, so you can access from your desktop or favorite mobile devices. Quick Reference Guides All exam topics are covered for a quick review and refresh in a comprehensive graphical quick reference guides for each exam. What's in the package? This product includes a print copy of the quick reference guides for all three CCNP Routing and Switching exams. The CD that accompanies the book provides readers with access to the flash cards in the Pearson IT Certification Cert Flash Cards Online application. User can also install and access the practice tests for all three exams by installing the Pearson IT Certification practice test software on the CD.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 368 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 521.63g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 158714431X
  • 9781587144318
  • 1,045,376

About Denise Donohue

Denise Donohue, CCIE No. 9566, is a senior solutions architect with Chesapeake NetCraftsmen. She has worked in IT since the mid-1990s. Focusing on network design since 2004, she has consulted on a wide range of networks, private and public, of all sizes, across most industries. She is author or co-author of numerous Cisco Press networking, voice, and design books. Denise lives in Maryland with her wonderfully patient and supportive husband, Kevin, and their two much less patient dogs. Brent Stewart, CCNP, CCDP, CCSI, MCSE, is the vice president of Managed Services at Stalwart Systems (stalwartsystems.com), an innovative IT engineering firm focused on secure IT architectures. His experience includes designing and managing a large-scale worldwide voice, video, and data network. He was a course director for Global Knowledge and participated in the development of BSCI with Cisco and has written and taught extensively on CCNA and CCNP. Brent lives in Hickory, North Carolina, with his beautiful wife, Karen, and their mischievous children Benjamin, Kaitlyn, Madelyn, and William.show more

Table of contents

Introduction xx Part I ROUTE 1 Chapter 1 Networking Overview 3 IP, TCP, and UDP Operations 3 IP Operations 3 TCP Operations 4 UDP Operations 4 Routing Fundamentals 5 The Routing Table 5 Administrative Distance 6 Choosing a Routing Protocol 7 Distance Vector Protocols 7 Link State Protocols 7 Path Vector Protocols 7 Packet Forwarding 8 Configuring and Troubleshooting CEF 9 Loop Prevention Mechanisms 10 Split Horizon 10 Route Poisoning 10 Chapter 2 IPv6 Overview 11 IPv6 Addressing 12 Simplifying an IPv6 Address 12 Special Addresses 13 IPv6 Host Addressing 14 Neighbor Discovery Protocol 14 Manual IP Address Assignment 14 Manual Network Assignment 15 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration 16 Securing NDP 17 DHCPv6 17 Renumbering 17 IPv6 Routing 17 Static Routing 18 IPv6 Route Summarization 18 Integrating IPv4 and IPv6 19 Tunneling IPv6 over IPv4 20 Manual Tunnels 20 GRE Tunnels 20 6to4 Tunnels 21 ISATAP Tunnels 21 IPv6 Link Types 22 Point-to-Point Links 22 Point-to-Multipoint Links 22 Multiaccess Links 23 Chapter 3 RIP 24 RIP Version 2 24 RIPv2 Configuration 25 RIPng for IPv6 25 RIPng Configuration 26 Chapter 4 EIGRP 27 EIGRP Overview 27 EIGRP Neighbor Establishment 28 Packet Types 28 Neighbor Discovery and Route Exchange 28 Unicast Neighbors 29 Troubleshooting and Verifying EIGRP Neighbors 29 EIGRP Route Selection 29 EIGRP Metric 29 Wide Metrics 30 Diffusing Update Algorithm 31 EIGRP for IPv4 32 Basic Configuration 32 Optimizing the EIGRP Configuration 33 Passive Interface 33 Advertising a Default Route 33 Summarization 33 Load Balancing 34 EIGRP Authentication 35 EIGRP Stub Routing 36 EIGRP for IPv6 37 Verifying and Troubleshooting EIGRP 38 EIGRP Named Mode 39 EIGRP Over WAN Links 40 Layer 3 MPLS WAN 40 Layer 2 WAN 41 Frame Relay 41 EIGRP Over the Top 44 Chapter 5 OSPF 45 OSPF Overview 45 OSPF Network Structure 45 OSPF Metric 47 Link-State Advertisements 47 LSA Operation 48 LSA Types 48 OSPF Operation 49 OSPF Packets 49 OSPF Neighbor Relationships 50 Basic OSPFv2 Configuration 51 Router ID 52 Verifying and Troubleshooting OSPF 52 OSPF Network Types 53 Designated Routers 54 Nonbroadcast Multiaccess Networks 55 OSPF over Layer 2 and Layer 3 MPLS 55 Advanced OSPF Configuration 56 OSPF Summarization 56 Passive Interface 57 OSPF Default Routes 57 Stub and Not-So-Stubby Areas 58 Virtual Links 58 OSPF Authentication 59 OSPF for IPv6 61 OSPFv3 LSAs 62 Traditional OSPFv3 Configuration 63 New OSPFv3 Configuration 64 Chapter 6 Advanced Routing Techniques 67 Controlling Routing Updates 67 Route Maps 68 Route Map Syntax 68 Route Map Match and Set Conditions 68 Controlling Route Redistribution Using Route Maps 69 Tagging Routes Using a Route Map 70 Prefix Lists 71 Distribute Lists 72 Passive Interfaces 73 Using Multiple Routing Protocols 73 Configuring Route Redistribution 73 Seed Metric 74 Administrative Distance 75 Planning Route Redistribution 76 Redistribution Techniques 77 Path Control 78 Policy-Based Routing 79 Using IOS IP SLA 81 VRF-Lite 84 Chapter 7 BGP and Internet Connectivity 88 Planning an Internet Connection 88 Types of ISP Connections 88 IP Addressing and AS Numbering 89 BGP Route Options 89 BGP Overview 90 BGP Databases 91 BGP Message Types 91 BGP Next-Hop Selection 92 BGP Next Hop on a Multiaccess Network 93 BGP Synchronization Rule 93 Configuring Basic BGP 93 BGP Network Command 94 BGP Peering 95 BGP Peering States 95 Troubleshooting BGP 96 BGP Path Selection 96 BGP Attributes 96 BGP Path Selection Criteria 97 Influencing BGP Path Selection 98 Filtering BGP Routes 99 Prefix Lists 99 AS Path Access List 100 Order of Operations 101 BGP Authentication 101 Verifying BGP 102 Multiprotocol BGP 105 Chapter 8 Infrastructure Security 107 Device Access Control 107 Router Security Features 108 Access Control Lists 108 Configuring IPv4 ACLs 109 Configuring an IPv6 Access List 110 Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding 110 Tunneling Technologies 111 GRE Tunnels 112 Configuring a GRE Tunnel 112 DMVPN 113 Easy VPN 113 PPPoE 114 Chapter 9 Infrastructure Services 116 Simple Network Management Protocol 116 SNMPv2c Configuration 117 SNMPv3 Configuration 117 Logging 118 Debug 119 Syslog 119 Configuring Syslog 120 Network Time Protocol 121 DHCP 122 DHCP for IPv4 122 Configuring DHCP for IPv4 122 IPv4 DHCP Relay Agent 123 DHCP for IPv6 123 DHCPv6 Process 124 Configuring Stateful DHCPv6 124 Configuring Stateless DHCPv6 125 IPv6 DHCP Relay Agent 125 NetFlow 126 Network Address Translation 127 Configuring Traditional NAT for IPv4 128 Static NAT 128 Dynamic NAT 129 PAT 129 Configuring NAT Virtual Interface 130 NAT64 131 Part II Switch 133 Chapter 1 LAN Switching Basics 135 MAC Address Operation 135 MAC Address Learning 136 Frame Forwarding 137 Neighbor Discovery Protocols 138 Cisco Discovery Protocol 139 LLDP 141 Switch Traffic Monitoring 144 SPAN 145 RSPAN 146 Chapter 2 VLANs 148 VLAN Overview 148 VLAN Planning 150 Creating a VLAN and Assigning Ports 150 Verifying VLAN Configuration 151 VLAN Trunking 153 Configuring a Trunk Link 154 Pruning VLANs on a Trunk 154 Verifying a Trunk Link 155 Best Practices for Trunking 155 VLAN Trunking Protocol 155 VTP Switch Roles 156 Configuring VTP 157 Verifying and Monitoring VTP 158 Adding a New Switch to a VTP Domain 158 Troubleshooting VLAN Issues 159 Troubleshooting User Connectivity 159 Troubleshooting Trunking 159 Troubleshooting VTP 160 Chapter 3 EtherChannels 161 EtherChannel Overview 161 Configuring an EtherChannel 162 Channel Negotiation Protocols 164 Verifying EtherChannel Configuration 164 EtherChannel Load Balancing 166 EtherChannel Guard 167 MEC and vPC 168 Chapter 4 Spanning Tree Protocol 169 Understanding Basic Spanning Tree Protocol 170 Spanning Tree Election Criteria 171 STP Election 171 Root Bridge Election 172 Root Port Election 173 Designated Port Election 173 Bridge Protocol Data Units 175 Spanning Tree Port States 176 Configuring and Verifying Spanning Tree 176 Per-VLAN Spanning Tree 178 Rapid Spanning Tree 178 RSTP Port Roles 179 BPDU Differences in RSTP 180 RSTP Fast Convergence 181 Multiple Spanning Tree 181 Spanning Tree Improvements 183 PortFast 183 UplinkFast 184 BackboneFast 184 BPDU Guard 184 BPDU Filter 185 Root Guard 185 Unidirectional Link Detection 186 Loop Guard 187 Using Spanning Tree Improvements 187 Troubleshooting STP 189 Spanning-Tree Best Practices 190 Chapter 5 First Hop Redundancy Protocols 191 Hot Standby Router Protocol 193 HSRP States 194 Configuring HSRP 195 HSRP with Tracking 198 HSRP for IPv6 199 Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol 200 Configuring VRRPv2 201 Configuring VRRPv3 203 GLBP 203 GLBP for IPv6 205 Planning Router Redundancy Implementation 205 Chapter 6 InterVLAN Routing 206 InterVLAN Routing Using an External Router 206 InterVLAN Routing Using Multilayer Switches 208 Multilayer Switch Interfaces 209 SVI Configuration 209 Routed Switch Port Configuration 212 The Layer 2 and Layer 3 Forwarding Process 214 Layer 2 Forwarding 214 Layer 3 Forwarding 214 Understanding the Switching Table 215 Understanding Switch Forwarding Architectures 215 CEF Switching 216 Chapter 7 Switch Security Features 219 MAC Address-Based Attacks 219 MAC Address Flooding 219 Port Security 220 Configuring Port Security 221 Error-Disabled Ports 222 Port Access Lists 222 VLAN-Based Attacks 223 Storm Control 223 Switch Spoofing 223 802.1Q Double-Tagging 224 VLAN Access Control Lists 225 Private VLANs 226 Protected Ports 227 Spoof Attacks 227 DHCP Spoofing 227 IP Source Guard 228 ARP Spoofing and DAI 229 Securing Your Switch 229 Using AAA 230 RADIUS 231 TACACS+ 231 Configuring AAA 231 Local Authentication 231 RADIUS Authentication 231 TACACS+ Authentication 232 Configuring Authorization 233 Configuring Accounting 233 Verifying AAA Operation 234 Port-Based Authentication 235 Chapter 8 Campus Network Design 236 The Hierarchical Design Model 236 Core Layer 237 Small Network Design 238 Campus Network Design 238 Network Traffic Flow 239 Planning a Network Implementation 240 Resiliency and High Availability 241 Fast Failover and Convergence 241 Redundancy 242 Layer 2 versus Layer 3 Access Design 243 SSO, NSF, and ISSU 245 Virtual Switching System 246 Using Standalone Access Switches 246 Part III TSHOOT 247 Chapter 1 Tools and Methodologies of Troubleshooting 249 Troubleshooting Methodology 249 Structured Troubleshooting 250 What to Do When Nothing Works! 252 Best Practices for Routine Maintenance 253 Methodology 254 Common Tasks 254 Troubleshooting Tools 257 Configurations 260 Other Tools 264 Working with External Tools 265 Packet Sniffing 265 NetFlow 266 SNMP and EEM 267 Hardware Diagnostics 267 Discovery 270 Self-Documenting Networks 274 Chapter 2 Troubleshooting Switching Technologies 276 Hardware 277 Troubleshooting Scenario 280 VLANs 280 DHCP Troubleshooting Example 281 Spanning Tree Protocol 282 BPDU Guard Example 286 SVIs 286 Troubleshoot SVIs 286 Trunking and EtherChannel 287 Port Security 288 Chapter 3 Troubleshooting IP Networking 290 IP Address Assignment 290 NTP, Syslog, and SNMP 292 NTP 293 Syslog 294 SNMP 294 Gateway Redundancy 295 Filtering 297 NAT 299 Steps to Troubleshooting NAT 299 Rule Out NAT 300 Understand the Objective of NAT 300 Verify the Translation 301 Verify the Translation Is Being Used 301 Authentication 302 Chapter 4 Troubleshooting Routing Technologies 303 Network Layer Connectivity 303 Routing Protocols 304 Router Performance 304 EIGRP 307 Is the Correct Route Advertised? 307 Is the Correct Route Communicated? 308 Is There a More Desirable Path? 309 OSPF 309 Is the Correct Route Advertised? 310 Is the Correct Route Communicated? 310 Is There a More Desirable Path? 311 BGP 311 Is the Correct Route Advertised? 311 Is the Correct Route Communicated? 311 Is There a More Desirable Path? 312 Route Redistribution 313 9781587144318 TOC 10/24/2014show more

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