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.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 336 pages
  • 206 x 236 x 22mm | 839.14g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 1587131706
  • 9781587131707
  • 1,387,497

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 1587131706TOC052206show more

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