Cisco Networking Academy Program

Cisco Networking Academy Program : Second-Year Companion Guide

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The only authorized textbook for the Cisco Networking Academy ProgramThis newly revised and expanded edition maps to the current version of the web-based curriculum and contains many advancements and learning aids, including the following: Additional chapters, not found in the web-based curriculum, include remote access technologies, virtual private networks (VPNs), and developing network security and network management strategies Companion CD-ROM contains exclusive enrichment materials such as interactive e-Lab activities, animations, and CCNA preparation questions that prepare you for the practical portion of the CCNA exam Chapter objectives provide references to the concepts covered in each chapter Review questions at the end of each chapter help track your progress and focus your study New Command Summary adds to your understanding of commands used to configure Cisco routers and references the chapters in which each command appears Material covered in this book helps you prepare for the CCNA examCisco Networking Academy Program Second-Year Companion Guide, Second Edition, is the Cisco-approved textbook for Semesters 3 and 4 of the Cisco Networking Academy(tm) Program CCNA(r) curriculum. This Companion Guide supports and reinforces the web-based curriculum for the Cisco Networking Academy Program while extending your knowledge of additional topics pertaining to CCNA certification. This textbook introduces you to the design, configuration, and maintenance of switches, local-area networks (LANs), and virtual local-area networks (VLANs). You also gain critical hands-on experience by working with class members to network a fictional school district through the Threaded Case Study, called the Washington Project. Cisco Press is a collaboration between Cisco Systems, 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.Companion CD-ROM This companion CD-ROM contains interactive e-Lab activities, CCNA preparation questions, and animations that reinforce book topics and the overall learning experience.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 719 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.68g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 1587130297
  • 9781587130298

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with an Introduction.)Preface. Introduction. 1. Review: The OSI Reference Model and Routing. The Layered Network Model: The OSI Reference Model. The Physical Layer. The Data Link Layer. The Network Layer. The Transport Layer. Summary. Check Your Understanding. Key Terms.2. LAN Switching. Network Demands. Improving LAN Performance. Switching and Bridging Overview. Spanning-Tree Protocol. Summary. Check Your Understanding. Key Terms.3. VLANs. VLAN Overview. Segmenting with Switching Architectures. VLAN Implementations. Benefits of VLANs. Summary. Check Your Understanding. Key Terms.4. LAN Design. LAN Design Goals. Network Design Components. Network Design Methodology. Summary. Washington School District Project Task: LAN Design. CCNA Certification Exam Learning Objectives. Check Your Understanding. Key Terms.5. Routing Protocols: IGRP. Network-Layer Basics. Routed Versus Routing Protocols. IP Routing Protocols. IP Routing Configuration. Understanding IGRP Operation. Summary. Washington School District Project Task: Routing Protocols and Configuring IGRP. CCNA Certification Exam Learning Objectives. Check Your Understanding. Key Terms.6. ACLs. ACL Overview. ACL Configuration Tasks. Standard ACLs. Extended ACLs. Using Named ACLs. Using ACLs with Protocols. Placing ACLs. Verifying ACLs. Summary. Washington School District Project Task: Using ACLs. CCNA Certification Exam Learning Objectives. Check Your Understanding. Key Terms.7. Novell IPX. Cisco Routers in NetWare Networks. IPX Overview. Novell Encapsulations. Novell Routing Using RIP. Service Advertising Protocol. Get Nearest Server Protocol. Novell IPX Configuration Tasks. Monitoring and Managing an IPX Network. Summary. Washington School District Project Task: Configuring Novell IPX. CCNA Certification Exam Learning Objectives. Check Your Understanding. Key Terms.8. Network Management, Part I. Network Documentation. Network Security. Environmental Factors. Network Performance. Network Troubleshooting. Summary. Washington School District Project Task: Finishing the TCS. Check Your Understanding.9. WANs. WAN Technology Overview. WAN Devices. WANs and the OSI Reference Model. WAN Frame Encapsulation Formats. WAN Link Options. Summary. Washington School District Project Task: WANs. CCNA Certification Exam Learning Objectives. Check Your Understanding. Key Terms.10. WAN Design. WAN Communication. The First Steps in Designing a WAN. Identifying and Selecting Networking Capabilities. Washington School District Project Task: WAN Design. Summary. Check Your Understanding. Key Terms.11. PPP. PPP Overview. PPP Session Establishment. PPP Authentication. Summary. Washington School District Project Task: PPP. CCNA Certification Exam Learning Objectives. Check Your Understanding. Key Terms.12. ISDN. ISDN Overview. ISDN and the OSI Reference Model. ISDN Encapsulation. ISDN Uses. ISDN Services: BRI and PRI. ISDN Configuration Tasks. Dial-on-Demand Routing. Summary. Washington School District Project Task: ISDN. CCNA Certification Exam Learning Objectives. Check Your Understanding. Key Terms.13. Frame Relay. Frame Relay Technology Overview. Cisco's Implementation of Frame Relay: LMI. Global Addressing. Frame Relay Subinterfaces. Basic Frame Relay Configuration. Summary. Washington School District Project Task: Frame Relay. CCNA Certification Exam Learning Objectives. Check Your Understanding. Key Terms.14. Network Management, Part II. The Administrative Side of Network Management. Monitoring the Network. Troubleshooting Networks. Summary. Washington School District Project Task: Finishing the TCS. Check Your Understanding.15. Network+ Certification Exam Review. Basic Networking Topologies. Segments and Backbones. The Major Network Operating Systems. IP, IPX, and NetBEUI: Associating Them with Their Functions. RAID Overview. Tape Backups. The OSI Model. Networking Media. Baseband Signal. Full- and Half-Duplex Operation. WANs and LANs. Understanding the Physical Layer. The Data Link Layer. The Network Layer. The Transport Layer. TCP/IP Fundamentals. Class A, B, and C Addresses and Their Default Subnet Mask Numbers. Port Numbers. Proxies and Why They Are Used. Workstation Configuration. IP Addresses and Subnet Masks. Default Gateways and Subnet Masks. Host Name. Internet Domain Name. TCP/IP Suite: Utilities. PPP and SLIP. The Purpose and Function of PPTP. SDN and PSTN (POTS). Modem Configuration for Dialup Networking to Function. Security. The Impact of Environmental Factors on Computer Networks. Common Peripheral Ports. Maintaining and Supporting the Network. Troubleshooting the Network. Summary.16. CCNA Certification Exam Review. OSI Model. Creating Subnets. LAN Switching. Ethernet Frame. Symmetric and Asymmetric Switching. The Benefits of Virtual LANs. Spanning-Tree Protocol. Summary.17. Remote Access Technologies. Cable Modems. Cable and the OSI Model. Cable Conclusion. Wireless Network Access. Direct Broadcast Satellite. Low Earth Orbit Satellites. Wireless Local-Area Networking. Digital Subscriber Line. Relationship of VDSL to ADSL. Summary.18. Virtual Private Networks. Virtual Private Network Operation. VPN Implementation. Documentation. Security Policy. The Cisco Systems VPN Design. Highlights of Virtual Dial-Up Service. Summary.19. Developing Network Security and Network Management Strategies. Network Security Design. Security Mechanisms. Selecting Security Solutions. Summary.Appendix A: e-Lab Activity Index. Appendix B: Check Your Understanding Answer Key. Appendix C: Command Summary. Appendix D: Movie Index. Glossary. Index.
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About Vito Amato

Vito Amato is the Information Technology Director at the Arizona Department of Education, where he is designing and building a state-wide network for the transmission of educational data over the World Wide Web. Vito has been involved in the planning and implementation of the Cisco Systems Networking Academy curriculum.
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