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CCNP 2 (Cisco Networking Academy): Remote Access Companion Guide

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The only authorized textbook for the Cisco Networking Academy Program.

This book provides the following reference, study, and review tools:

  • Each chapter has a list of objectives referencing the key concepts for focused study.
  • Key terms are highlighted in color throughout the chapter where they are used in context. The definitions are provided in a comprehensive glossary to ...
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Overview

The only authorized textbook for the Cisco Networking Academy Program.

This book provides the following reference, study, and review tools:

  • Each chapter has a list of objectives referencing the key concepts for focused study.
  • Key terms are highlighted in color throughout the chapter where they are used in context. The definitions are provided in a comprehensive glossary to serve as a study aid.
  • Check Your Understanding review questions, presented at the end of each chapter, act as a review and study guide. They reinforce the concepts introduced in the chapter and help test your understanding before you move on to a new chapter. The answers to the questions are provided in an appendix.

Throughout this book, you see references to the lab activities found in the Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNP 2: Remote Access Lab Companion, Second Edition. Completing these labs gives you hands-on experience so that you can apply theory to practice.

This Cisco authorized textbook is a portable desk reference designed to complement the CCNP 2: Remote Access course in the Cisco Networking Academy Program.

CCNP 2: Remote Access is one of four courses leading to the CCNP certification. CCNP 2 introduces you to the implementation of Cisco routers in WAN applications. The course focuses on selecting and implementing the appropriate Cisco IOS services required to build intranet remote-access links.

Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNP 2: Remote Access Companion Guide, Second Edition, contains all the information from the online curriculum, plus pedagogical aids to help you study. Use this CompanionGuide to help prepare for the Building Cisco Remote Access Networks exam (BCRAN 642-821), which is one of the four required exams to obtain the CCNP certification.

You will develop skills with specific WAN technologies including analog dialup, ISDN BRI and PRI, Frame Relay, broadband, and VPN. In addition, the course details important remote-access techniques such as NAT, AAA, and queuing and compression.

With Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNP 2: Remote Access Companion Guide, Second Edition, you have access to the course information anytime, anywhere.

Companion Title:
Cisco Networking Academy Program
CCNP 2: Remote Access Lab Companion Second Edition
ISBN: 1-58713-146-3

Companion CD-ROM
The CD-ROM included with this book provides Interactive Media Activities referred to throughout the book, a test engine of more than 200 questions, and Study Guides for each chapter to enhance your learning experience.

This book is part of the Cisco Networking Academy Program Series from Cisco Press. The products in this series support and complement the Cisco Networking Academy Program.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587131455
  • Publisher: Cisco Press
  • Publication date: 6/24/2004
  • Series: Companion Guide Series
  • Edition description: Book with CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 606
  • Product dimensions: 8.02 (w) x 9.46 (h) x 1.59 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Wide-area networks 3
Ch. 2 Modems and asynchronous dialup connections 39
Ch. 3 PPP overview 97
Ch. 4 ISDN and DDR 139
Ch. 5 Dialer profiles 203
Ch. 6 Frame relay 233
Ch. 7 Managing frame relay traffic 261
Ch. 8 WAN backup 287
Ch. 9 Managing network performance with queuing and compression 315
Ch. 10 Scaling IP addresses with NAT 349
Ch. 11 Using AAA to scale access control 379
Ch. 12 Broadband connections 411
Ch. 13 Virtual private networks 453
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