Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing CCNA 3 Companion Guide (Cisco Networking Academy)

Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing CCNA 3 Companion Guide (Cisco Networking Academy)

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The completely revised and only authorized textbook for the Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNA 3 curriculum



A portable reference that fully supports the topics covered in the Networking Academy CCNA 3 curriculum and aligns 1:1 with course modules
Features enhanced readability through improved word usage, sentence structure, concise descriptions, real-world examples, and graphical presentations
Written by well-respected CCNA instructor who brings real classroom experience to material

Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing CCNA 3 Companion Guide is the official supplemental textbook for the CCNA 3 course of the Cisco Networking Academy Program. Completely revised from the previous edition with new examples and explanations, this textbook includes original material developed by the author, yet it fully aligns with the CCNA 3 curriculum. Written by an experienced instructor and author who presents material in a comprehensive manner--using his own voice and examples--this new edition augments student understanding of course material. The new edition incorporates improved features to aid instructors and enhance student comprehension. For example, chapters align with course modules in both name and number, and chapter objectives are stated as questions to encourage students to think about and find answers as they read chapters. End-of-chapter questions and summaries align with chapter objectives to emphasize key topics, while key terms are listed in each chapter opener in the order of occurrence to alert students to upcoming vocabulary words. In addition, new features include "How To" quick references for step-by-step tasks; real-world examples and all-new illustrations; concise explanations with a focus on word usage and sentence structure for improved readability; and correlations to the CCNA exam in Chapter Objectives and Check Your Understanding questions.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 336 pages
  • 206 x 236 x 22mm | 839.14g
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 1587131706
  • 9781587131707
  • 1,493,933

Table of contents

Introduction

Chapter 1 Introduction to Classless Routing

Objectives

Key Terms

VLSM

Prefix Length

Benefits of VLSM

VLSM Calculations

VLSM Example

CIDR and Route Summarization

Route Aggregation

Supernetting

CIDR Example

Classful and Classless Routing

Classful Routing

Classless Routing

RIP Version 2

RIPv2 Configuration

Verifying RIP Configuration

Troubleshooting RIP Configuration

Chapter Summary

Check Your Understanding

Challenge Questions and Activities

Chapter 2 Single-Area OSPF

Objectives

Key Terms

Link-State Routing Overview

Maintaining Routing Information Via Link States

Link-State Routing Protocol Algorithms

Benefits of Link-State Routing

Limitations of Link-State Routing

Single-Area OSPF Concepts

Comparing OSPF with Distance Vector Routing Protocols

OSPF Hierarchical Routing

Dijkstra's Algorithm

Single-Area OSPF Configuration

Basic OSPF Configuration

Loopback Interfaces

Modifying the OSPF Cost Metric

OSPF Authentication

OSPF Network Types and OSPF Timers

Propagating a Default Route

Verifying OSPF Configurations

Troubleshooting OSPF

Chapter Summary

Check Your Understanding

Challenge Questions and Activities

Chapter 3 EIGRP and Troubleshooting Routing Protocols

Objectives

Additional Topics of Interest

Key Terms

EIGRP Concepts

Comparing EIGRP and IGRP

EIGRP Features

EIGRP Terminology

EIGRP Packet Types

EIGRP Configuration

Basic EIGRP Configuration

Configuring EIGRP Summarization

Verifying the EIGRP Configuration

Troubleshooting Routing Protocols

Troubleshooting RIP

Troubleshooting EIGRP

Troubleshooting OSPF

Additional Topics of Interest

Troubleshooting IGRP

Chapter Summary

Check Your Understanding

Challenge Questions and Activities

Chapter 4 Switching Concepts

Objectives

Additional Topics of Interest

Key Terms

Introduction to LAN Switching

LAN Segmentation

Basic Operations of a Switch

Ethernet Switch Latency

Layer 2 and Layer 3 Switching

Symmetric and Asymmetric Switching

Frame Transmission Modes

Switch Operation

Broadcast Domains

Communication Between Switches and Workstations

Additional Topics of Interest

Introduction to Ethernet/802.3 LANs

Chapter Summary

Check Your Understanding

Challenge Questions and Activities

Chapter 5 LAN Design and Switches

Objectives

Key Terms

LAN Design

LAN Design Goals

LAN Design Considerations

LAN Design Methodology

Layer 1 Design

Layer 2 Design

Layer 3 Design

LAN Switches

witched LANs and the Hierarchical Design Model

Access Layer Overview

Access Layer Switches

Distribution Layer Overview

Distribution Layer Switches

Core Layer Overview

Core Layer Switches

Chapter Summary

Check Your Understanding

Chapter 6 Catalyst Switch Configuration

Objectives

Key Terms

Starting the Switch

Physical Startup of the Catalyst Switch

Switch Port Types

Switch LED Indicators

Viewing Initial Bootup Output from the Switch

Using the System Configuration Dialog

Logging On with the Switch CLI and Using the Help Facility

Configuring the Switch

Catalyst Switch Default Configuration

Basic Catalyst Switch Configuration

Duplex and Speed Configuration

Managing the MAC Address Table

Configuring Port Security

Executing Adds, Moves, and Changes

Managing Switch Configuration Files

Password Recovery

Upgrading the Cisco IOS Image

Chapter Summary

Check Your Understanding

Challenge Questions and Activities

Chapter 7 Spanning Tree Protocol

Objectives

Key Terms

Redundant Topologies

Redundancy

Redundant Switched Topologies

Broadcast Storms

Multiple Frame Transmissions

MAC Database Instability

Spanning Tree Protocol

STP Background

Spanning-Tree Operation

Selecting the Root Bridge

Spanning-Tree Port States

Spanning-Tree Recalculation

Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol

Chapter Summary

Check Your Understanding

Challenge Questions and Activities

Chapter 8 Virtual LANs

Objectives

Key Terms

VLAN Concepts

Broadcast Domains with VLANs and Routers

VLAN Operation

VLAN Configuration

Configuring Static VLANs

Verifying VLAN Configuration

Adding, Changing, and Deleting VLANs

Troubleshooting VLANs

Troubleshooting VLAN Problems

VLAN Troubleshooting Scenarios

Chapter Summary

Check Your Understanding

Challenge Questions and Activities

Chapter 9 VLAN Trunking Protocol

Objectives

Key Terms

Trunking

VLAN Trunking Operation

IEEE 802.1Q Trunking

ISL Trunking

Configuring VLAN Trunking

VTP

VTP Concepts

VTP Operations

Configuring VTP

Inter-VLAN Routing Overview

Router-on-a-Stick

Configuring Inter-VLAN Routing

Chapter Summary

Check Your Understanding

Challenge Questions and Activities

Appendix A Answers to Check Your Understanding and Challenge Questions and Activities

Glossary

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