CCNA Routing and Switching Practice and Study Guide: Exercises, Activities and Scenarios to Prepare for the ICND2 200-101 Certification Exam

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CCNA Routing and Switching Practice and Study Guide is designed with dozens of exercises to help you learn the concepts and configurations crucial to your success with the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2 200-101) exam.

The author has mapped the chapters of this book to the last two Cisco Networking Academy courses in the CCNA Routing and Switching curricula, Scaling Networks and Connecting Networks. These courses cover the objectives of the Cisco Certified...

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Overview

CCNA Routing and Switching Practice and Study Guide is designed with dozens of exercises to help you learn the concepts and configurations crucial to your success with the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2 200-101) exam.

The author has mapped the chapters of this book to the last two Cisco Networking Academy courses in the CCNA Routing and Switching curricula, Scaling Networks and Connecting Networks. These courses cover the objectives of the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching certification. Getting your CCNA Routing and Switching certification means that you have the knowledge and skills required to successfully install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot a medium-sized routed and switched networks.

As a Cisco Networking Academy student or someone taking CCNA-related classes from professional training organizations, or college- and university-level networking courses, you will gain a detailed understanding of routing by successfully completing all the exercises in this book.

Each chapter is designed with a variety of exercises, activities, and scenarios to help you:

  • Review vocabulary
  • Strengthen troubleshooting skills
  • Boost configuration skills
  • Reinforce concepts
  • Research and analyze topics
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587133442
  • Publisher: Cisco Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2014
  • Series: Lab Companion Series
  • Edition description: Study Guid
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 889,582
  • Product dimensions: 10.60 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Allan Johnson entered the academic world in 1999 after 10 years as a business owner/operator to dedicate his efforts to his passion for teaching. He holds both an MBA and an M.Ed in Occupational Training and Development. He is an information technology instructor at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas. In 2003, Allan began to commit much of his time and energy to the CCNA Instructional Support Team, providing services to Networking Academy instructors worldwide and creating training materials. He now works full time for Cisco Networking Academy as a Learning Systems Developer.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xvi

Part I: Scaling Networks

Chapter 1 Introduction to Scaling Networks 1

Implementing a Network Design 2

Hierarchical Network Design 2

Identify Scalability Terminology 4

Selecting Network Devices 5

Selecting Switch Hardware 5

Selecting Router Hardware 6

Managing Devices 6

Basic Router Configuration Review 7

Basic Router Verification Review 8

Basic Switch Configuration Review 8

Basic Switch Verification Review 9

Chapter 2 LAN Redundancy 11

Spanning-Tree Concepts 12

Draw a Redundant Topology 12

Purpose of Spanning Tree 12

Spanning-Tree Operation 13

Identify the 802.1D Port Roles 15

Varieties of Spanning Tree Protocols 16

Comparing the STP Varieties 16

PVST+ Operation 18

Rapid PVST+ Operation 19

Spanning-Tree Configuration 20

PVST+ and Rapid PVST+ Configuration 20

First Hop Redundancy Protocols 22

Identify FHRP Terminology 23

Identify the Type of FHRP 24

HSRP and GLBP Configuration and Verification 24

Chapter 3 Link Aggregation 27

Link Aggregation Concepts 28

EtherChannel Advantages 28

EtherChannel Operation 28

Link Aggregation Configuration 29

Configuring EtherChannel 30

EtherChannel Configuration Scenario 1 30

EtherChannel Configuration Scenario 1 30

EtherChannel Configuration Scenario 1 31

Verifying and Troubleshooting EtherChannel 31

Chapter 4 Wireless LANs 37

Wireless LAN Concepts 38

Identify Wireless Technologies 38

WLANs Components and Topologies 40

Wireless LAN Operations 41

Label the 802.11 Frame 41

Wireless Media Contention 44

Associating with an AP 45

Channel Management Concepts 47

Wireless LAN Security 48

WLAN Security Terminology 48

Identify the WLAN Security Characteristics 49

Wireless LAN Configuration 49

Configuring WLAN Routers and Clients 49

Troubleshooting WLAN Issues 50

Chapter 5 Adjust and Troubleshoot Single-Area OSPF 51

Advanced Single-Area OSPF Configurations 52

Single-Area OSPF Configuration Review 52

Configuring Single-Area OSPFv2 52

Verifying Single-Area OSPFv2 53

Configuring Single-Area OSPFv3 53

Verifying Single-Area OSPFv3 55

Identify Network Types 56

OSPF and Multi-Access Networks 57

OSPF and Multi-Access Networks Completion Exercise 57

DR/BDR Election Exercise 59

Redistributing an OSPF Default Route Exercise 61

OSPFv2 Default Route Redistribution 61

OSPFv3 Default Route Redistribution 62

Fine-Tuning OSPF Interfaces 63

Securing OSPFv2 with MD5 Authentication 63

Troubleshooting Single-Area OSPF Implementations 65

OSPF Adjacency Issues 65

Identify OSPFv2 Troubleshooting Commands 65

Identify OSPFv3 Troubleshooting Commands 68

Chapter 6 Multiarea OSPF 71

Multiarea OSPF Operation 72

Multiarea OSPF Terminology and Concepts 72

Multiarea OSPF LSA Operation 73

OSPF Routing Table and Types of Routes 73

Configuring Multiarea OSPF 74

Configuring Multiarea OSPF 74

Configuring Route Summarization for Multiarea OSPFv2 77

Verifying Multiarea OSPF 79

Chapter 7 EIGRP 81

Characteristics of EIGRP 82

Describe Basic EIGRP Features 82

Identify and Describe EIGRP Packet Types 82

Identify Elements of the EIGRP Message Formats 83

Configuring EIGRP for IPv4 86

Configuring EIGRP with IPv4 86

Verifying EIGRP with IPv4 89

Operation of EIGRP 92

EIGRP Metric Concepts 92

DUAL Concepts Exercise 93

DUAL FSM Completion Exercise 95

Configuring EIGRP for IPv6 96

Comparing EIGRP for IPv4 and EIGRP for IPv6 96

Configuring and Verifying EIGRP for IPv6 97

Chapter 8 EIGRP Advanced Configurations and Troubleshooting 101

Advanced EIGRP Configurations 102

Automatic Summarization 102

Manual Summarization 104

IPv4 Manual Summarization 105

IPv6 Manual Summarization 107

Default Route Propagation 108

Fine-Tuning EIGRP Interfaces 110

Securing EIGRP Routing Updates 112

Troubleshoot EIGRP 113

Commands for Troubleshooting EIGRP 113

Troubleshoot EIGRP Connectivity Issues 114

Connectivity Issue #1 114

Connectivity Issue #2 115

Connectivity Issue #3 115

Chapter 9 IOS Images and Licensing 119

Managing IOS System Files 120

IOS Families, Trains, and Naming Conventions 120

Backing Up Cisco IOS Images 122

IOS Licensing 123

Software Licensing 124

License Verification and Management 124

Part II: Connecting Networks

Chapter 10 Hierarchical Network Design 127

Hierarchical Network Design Overview 128

Enterprise Network Campus Design 128

Hierarchical Network Design 128

Cisco Enterprise Architecture 129

Modular Network Design 129

Cisco Enterprise Architecture Model 130

Evolving Network Architectures 133

Cisco Enterprise Architectures 133

Emerging Network Architectures 133

Chapter 11 Connecting to the WAN 135

WAN Technologies Overview 136

Network Types and Their Evolving WAN Needs 136

WAN Operations and Terminology 137

Selecting a WAN Technology 139

Varieties of WAN Link Connections 139

Private and Public WAN Access Options 139

Chapter 12 Point-to-Point Connections 143

Serial Point-to-Point Overview 144

Serial Communications 144

WAN Protocols 146

HDLC Encapsulation 146

HDLC Configuration and Troubleshooting 147

Troubleshooting Serial Interfaces 147

PPP Operation 148

PPP Components 148

PPP Sessions 150

Configure PPP 152

Basic PPP Configuration with Options 152

PPP Authentication 154

PAP Configuration 155

CHAP Configuration 156

Troubleshoot WAN Connectivity 156

Chapter 13 Frame Relay 157

Introduction to Frame Relay 158

Frame Relay Concepts and Terminology 158

Frame Relay Operation 159

Configure Frame Relay 161

Configure Basic Frame Relay 162

Configure Subinterfaces 163

Troubleshoot Connectivity 164

Chapter 14 Network Address Translation for IPv4 167

NAT Operation 167

NAT Characteristics 167

Configuring NAT 169

Configuring Static NAT 169

Configuring Dynamic NAT 170

Configuring Port Address Translation 171

A Word About Port Forwarding 173

Configuring NAT and IPv6 174

Troubleshooting NAT 175

Chapter 15 Broadband Solutions 177

Teleworking 178

Benefits of Teleworking 178

Costs of Teleworking 178

Business Requirements for Teleworker Services 178

Comparing Broadband Solutions 179

Cable 179

DSL 181

Broadband Wireless 182

Selecting Broadband Solutions 183

Configuring xDSL Connectivity 183

PPPoE Overview 183

Configuring PPPoE 184

Chapter 16 Securing Site-to-Site Connectivity 187

VPNs 188

Fundamentals of VPNs 188

Types of VPNs 188

Site-to-Site GRE Tunnels 189

Fundamentals of Generic Routing Encapsulation 189

Configuring GRE Tunnels 190

Introducing IPsec 192

Internet Protocol Security 192

IPsec Framework 192

Remote Access 194

Remote-Access VPN Solutions 194

IPsec Remote-Access VPNs 195

Chapter 17 Monitoring the Network 197

Syslog 198

Syslog Operation 198

Configuring Syslog 199

SNMP 199

SNMP Operation 199

Configuring SNMP 201

NetFlow 203

NetFlow Operation 203

Configuring NetFlow 204

Chapter 18 Troubleshooting the Network 207

Troubleshooting with a Systematic Approach 208

Network Documentation 208

Troubleshooting Process and Methodologies 211

Network Troubleshooting 213

Troubleshooting Tools 214

Network Troubleshooting and IP Connectivity 215

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