Fifth-semester Companion Guide

Fifth-semester Companion Guide

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Cisco Networking Academy Program: Fifth-Semester Companion Guide is part of the most successful networking print and online publication program in the industry. This book, like the successful First and Second-Year Companion Guides, provides a portable reference to reinforce the online material, and provides a more robust body of content to provide depth of coverage for the more complex CCNP topics. This book is published to complement the online curriculum and meet the need of the instructors for companion learning tools and resources to provide a richer student learning experience. As the academy curriculum grows to extend beyond CCNA topical learning and preparation reaching to CCNP levels so does the Cisco Press product more

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  • Mixed media product | 578 pages
  • 207.8 x 243.1 x 29.2mm | 1,373.5g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 1587130114
  • 9781587130113

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter ends with a Summary, Review Questions, Key Terms, and Lab Exercises.) 1. An Overview of Scalable Networks. The Hierarchical Network Design Model. Key Characteristics of a Scalable Network. 2. IP Addressing. Classful Addressing. Classless Interdomain Routing. IP Address Issues and Solutions. Variable-Length Subnet Masks. An Overview of Route Summarization. Private IP Addresses and NAT. Using IP Unnumbered. DHCP and Easy IP. Using Helper Addresses. 3. Routing Overview. Routing. Floating Static Routes. Convergence. Route Calculation. 4. OSPF. OSPF Overview. The Steps in the Operation of OSPF. Configuring OSPF on Routers Within a Single Area. OSPF over Nonbroadcast Networks. 5. Multiarea OSPF. Creating Multiple OSPF Areas. Configuring OSPF Operation Across Multiple Areas. Using and Configuring OSPF Multiarea Components. Using Stub and Totally Stubby Areas. Meeting the Backbone Area Requirements. Using and Configuring NSSAs. Verifying Multiarea OSPF Operation. 6. EIGRP. EIGRP Concepts. EIGRP Technologies. The EIGRP Data Structure. Convergence Using EIGRP. EIGRP Operation. Configuring EIGRP. Summarizing EIGRP Routes for IP. Verifying EIGRP Operation. 7. Route Optimization. Controlling Routing Update Traffic. Policy Routing. Using Multiple Routing Protocols. An Example of RIP and OSPF Distribution. 8. BGP. Autonomous Systems. Basic BGP Operation. BGP Neighbor Negotiation. Basic BGP Configuration. Verifying BGP Operation. Peering. The BGP Routing Process. 9. Scaling BGP. Route Reflectors. BGP Route Filtering. The COMMUNITIES Attribute. Peer Groups. Redundancy, Symmetry, and Load Balancing. Multihomed Connections. BGP Redistribution. 10. Security. Standard and Extended Access List Syntax. Using Access Lists to Secure Router Access. Dynamic Access Lists: Lock-and-Key. Using Extended Access Lists with the established Argument. Reflexive Access Lists. Context-Based Access Control. Alternatives to Access Lists. Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions. Appendix B: Answers to Lab Questions. Appendix C: Adtran Atlas 550 Configuration. Glossary. Indexshow more

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Cisco Systems, Inc., is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco solutions, which include industry-leading publications from Cisco Press, educate and provide competitive advantage to customers through more efficient and timely exchange of information, leading to cost savings, process efficiencies, and closer business relationships. These solutions form the networking foundation for many organizations worldwide. Mark McGregor, CCNP, CCDA, CCAI, is the regional coordinator for the Cisco Networking Academy Program at Los Medanos College, in Pittsburg, CA. He has taught in the Academy program since 1997, and currently works for Cisco Systems WorldWide Education on Academy-related projects. Mark holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of California, Davis and has been a technical reviewer and contributor for Cisco Press since 1998. As a public-school instructor for more than seven years, he has enjoyed the opportunity to teach and learn from students of all ages and backgrounds. He lives in Antioch, more

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