WAN Technologies CCNA 4 Companion Guide (Cisco Networking Academy)

WAN Technologies CCNA 4 Companion Guide (Cisco Networking Academy)

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WAN Technologies CCNA 4 Companion Guide is the official supplemental textbook for the CCNA 4 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 4 curriculum. Written by an experienced author who present material in a comprehensive manner--using his own voice and own 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, Check Your Understanding questions, and new Challenge Activities.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 288 pages
  • 198.12 x 238.76 x 20.32mm | 657.71g
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 1587131722
  • 9781587131721
  • 1,211,119

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Scaling IP Addresses Objectives Key Terms Scaling Networks with NAT and PAT Private Address Space (RFC 1918) Network Address Translation (NAT) NAT Terminology Understanding and Configuring Static NAT Understanding and Configuring Dynamic NAT Understanding and Configuring Overloaded NAT Verifying NAT/PAT Functionality Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) The DHCP Process Configuring DHCP DHCP Verification and Troubleshooting DHCP Relay Summary Check Your Understanding Challenge Questions and Activities Activity 1 Activity 2 Chapter 2 WAN Technologies Overview Objectives Key Terms WAN Technologies Overview WAN Versus LAN WAN Protocols Leased Line, Circuit Switching, and Packet Switching WAN Technologies Analog Dialup ISDN Leased Line X.25 Frame Relay ATM DSL Cable WAN Design WAN Communication Steps in WAN Design Identifying and Selecting Networking Capabilities Three-Layer Design Model Other Layered Design Models Other WAN Design Considerations Summary Check Your Understanding Challenge Questions and Activities Chapter 3 PPP Objectives Key Terms Serial Point-to-Point Links Time-Division Multiplexing Demarcation Points DTE and DCE High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC) Troubleshooting Serial Links PPP Authentication Serial Line Internet Protocol (SLIP) Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) Configuring PPP Configuring Compression on PPP Links Configuring Error Detection on PPP Links Configuring Multilink Support on PPP Links Configuring Authentication on PPP Links Viewing PPP Link Establishment and Authentication Summary Check Your Understanding Challenge Questions and Activities Chapter 4 ISDN and DDR Objectives Key Terms ISDN Concepts ISDN Standards and Concepts ISDN Layer 1 ISDN Layer 2 ISDN Layer 3 ISDN Devices and Reference Points ISDN Configuration Configuring an ISDN BRI Configuring an ISDN PRI Verifying and Troubleshooting ISDN Configuration DDR Configuration Legacy DDR Dialer Profiles Displaying ISDN Process Information Summary Check Your Understanding Challenge Questions and Activities Chapter 5 Frame Relay Objectives Key Terms Frame Relay Concepts Virtual Circuits and DLCIs The Frame Relay Frame Data Movement and Flow Control Common Topologies LMI Inverse ARP Configuring Frame Relay Basic Configuration Configuring LMI Static Maps Subinterfaces Testing and Troubleshooting Summary Check Your Understanding Challenge Questions and Activities Chapter 6 Introduction to Network Administration Objectives Additional Topics of Interest Key Terms Workstations and Servers Workstations Servers Client/Server Relationship Introduction to Network Operating Systems (NOS) Network Management Summary Check Your Understanding Challenge Questions and Activities Appendix A Glossary 1587131722TOC072006
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About Allan Reid

Allan Reid is the Cisco Academy Main Contact and Curriculum Lead for the Centennial College CATC in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He has taught cabling, routing and switching, remote access, troubleshooting, wireless networking, and IT essentials to instructors from uni versities, colleges, and high schools throughout Canada. He has been working in the IT indus try for more than 20 years and is currently a principal in a company specializing in network design, management, and security. He is a professor and program supervisor at Centennial College, teaching students in various areas of networking and IT. He is responsible for the col-lege's CE offerings in IT. In addition, he works as a contractor for Cisco Systems, working on curriculum development and the creation of assessment questions for the Cisco Networking Academy Program courses. He has also served as a technical reviewer for other Cisco Press publications.
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