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CCNP Self-Study: Building Cisco Remote Access Networks (BCRAN) / Edition 2
     

CCNP Self-Study: Building Cisco Remote Access Networks (BCRAN) / Edition 2

by Cisco Systems Staff
 

ISBN-10: 1587051486

ISBN-13: 9781587051487

Pub. Date: 02/09/2004

Publisher: Cisco Press

CCNP Self-Study: Building Cisco Remote Access Networks (BCRAN), Second Edition, is a Cisco authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCNP preparation. This book presents readers with a detailed overview of the technologies and techniques for enabling WAN solutions. It teaches networking professionals how to build, configure, and troubleshoot a remote access

Overview

CCNP Self-Study: Building Cisco Remote Access Networks (BCRAN), Second Edition, is a Cisco authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCNP preparation. This book presents readers with a detailed overview of the technologies and techniques for enabling WAN solutions. It teaches networking professionals how to build, configure, and troubleshoot a remote access network to interconnect several central sites to branch offices and home offices. The book also helps readers learn to control access to the central site and maximize bandwidth utilization over the remote links.

As part of the Cisco Press Self-Study series, this book provides early and comprehensive foundation learning for the CCNP BCRAN exam. This revision to the popular first edition is fully updated to include complete coverage of all important remote access topics, including WAN technologies/components; scalable access control with AAA; modem connections, configuration, and support; PPP configuration and network access control with PAP and CHAP; enhancing remote connectivity with ISDN and DDR; DDR interface optimization; establishing dedicated Frame Relay connections and controlling traffic flow; configuring dial backup and routing with the load backup feature; managing network performance with queuing and compression; scaling IP addresses with NAT; using cable and DSL broadband to access central sites; and using VPNs to secure remote access connections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587051487
Publisher:
Cisco Press
Publication date:
02/09/2004
Series:
Certification Self-Study Series
Pages:
599
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.64(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxx
Introductionxxi
Chapter 1WAN Technologies and Components3
WAN Connection Characteristics4
Common WAN Connection Types5
Defining WAN Encapsulation Protocols12
Determining the WAN Types to Use16
Selecting Cisco Remote Access Solutions26
Summary37
Chapter Review Questions38
Chapter 2Using AAA to Scale Access Control in an Expanding Network43
Introduction to Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting43
Security Protocols45
Cisco Access Control Solutions46
Understanding and Configuring AAA51
AAA Authentication Commands53
Summary68
Chapter Review Questions69
Chapter 3Configuring Asynchronous Connections to a Central Site with Modems73
Modem Connections and Operation73
Using Line Commands85
Modem Connections88
Modem Autoconfiguration96
Verifying and Debugging Modem Autoconfiguration103
Summary106
Chapter Review Questions106
Chapter 4Configuring PPP and Controlling Network Access with PAP and CHAP111
PPP Overview111
Configuring Basic PPP115
Configuring PPP PAP and PPP CHAP Authentication121
Using and Configuring Other PPP LCP Options128
Multilink PPP140
Verifying and Debugging PPP143
Summary145
Chapter Review Questions146
Chapter 5Using ISDN and DDR Technologies to Enhance Remote Connectivity153
Configuring ISDN BRI153
Configuring DDR167
Configuring ISDN and DDR174
Optional ISDN PPP Features181
Summary193
Chapter Review Questions194
Chapter 6Optimizing the Use of DDR Interfaces201
Legacy DDR201
Rotary Groups203
Dialer Profile Overview208
Configuring Dialer Profiles214
Verifying and Troubleshooting a Dialer Profile Configuration221
Summary227
Chapter Review Questions227
Chapter 7Establishing a Dedicated Frame Relay Connection and Controlling Traffic Flow231
Frame Relay Review232
Configuring Frame Relay236
Verifying Frame Relay Configuration242
Configuring Frame Relay Subinterfaces244
Configuring Frame Relay Traffic Shaping255
Summary266
Chapter Review Questions267
Chapter 8Enabling Backup for a Primary Connection273
Configuring Dial Backup273
Routing with the Load Backup Feature282
Summary290
Chapter Review Questions291
Chapter 9Managing Network Performance with Queuing and Compression295
Queuing Overview296
Configuring Weighted Fair Queuing301
Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing305
Configuring Low Latency Queuing314
Verifying Queuing Operation316
Configuring Data Compression324
Summary325
Chapter Review Questions326
Chapter 10Scaling IP Addresses with Network Address Translation331
NAT Operation338
Summary359
Chapter Review Questions359
Chapter 11Using Broadband to Access a Central Site365
Broadband Overview365
Cable Technology370
DSL Technology380
Configuring the CPE as the PPPoE Client392
Configuring DSL with PPPoA398
Troubleshooting DSL400
Summary406
Chapter Review Questions406
Chapter 12Virtual Private Networks417
Types of VPNs, Tunnels, and Terminology417
Cisco IOS Cryptosystem430
IPSec Technologies436
Preparing for IKE and IPSec445
Configuring IKE456
Configuring IPSec463
Testing and Verifying IPSec475
Summary481
Chapter Review Questions482
Appendix AAnswers to Chapter Review Questions493
Glossary563
Index575

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