Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 1 (ICND1): Foundation Learning for CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Exam 640-822 / Edition 2
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Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 1 (ICND1): Foundation Learning for CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Exam 640-822 / Edition 2

by Stephen McQuerry
     
 

ISBN-10: 1587054620

ISBN-13: 9781587054624

Pub. Date: 01/10/2008

Publisher: Cisco Press

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 1 (ICND1), Second Edition, is a Cisco®-authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCENT™ and CCNA® foundation learning. This book provides you with the knowledge needed to configure Cisco switches and routers to operate in corporate internetworks. By reading this book, you will gain a thorough

Overview

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 1 (ICND1), Second Edition, is a Cisco®-authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCENT™ and CCNA® foundation learning. This book provides you with the knowledge needed to configure Cisco switches and routers to operate in corporate internetworks. By reading this book, you will gain a thorough understanding of concepts and configuration procedures required to build a multiswitch, multirouter, and multigroup internetwork that uses LAN and WAN interfaces for the most commonly used routing and routed protocols.

In Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 1 (ICND1), you will study installation and configuration information that network administrators need to install and configure Cisco products. Specific topics include building a simple network, Ethernet LANs, wireless LANs (WLANs), LAN and WAN connections, and network management. Chapter-ending review questions illustrate and help solidify the concepts presented in the book.

Whether you are preparing for CCENT or CCNA certification or simply want to gain a better understanding of how to build small Cisco networks, you will benefit from the foundation information presented in this book.

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 1 (ICND1), is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.

Steve McQuerry, CCIE® No. 6108, is a consulting systems engineer with Cisco. He focuses on data center architecture. Steve works with enterprise customers in the Midwestern United States to help them plan their data center architectures. Steve has been an active member of the internetworking community since 1991 and has held multiple certifications from Novell, Microsoft, and Cisco. Prior to joining Cisco, Steve worked as an independent contractor with Global Knowledge where he taught and developed coursework around Cisco technologies and certifications.

  • Understand the principles on which basic networks operate
  • Explore the operation and configuration of LANs
  • Extend the boundaries of the network by implementing and securing wireless connectivity
  • Configure routers to provide connectivity between different networks
  • Learn about IP addressing number conversion
  • Establish WAN interconnectivity using point-to-point links, DSL, and cable services
  • Configure Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Use Cisco IOS® commands to determine the layout of a Cisco network topology
  • Manage the router startup and work with IOS configuration files and Cisco IOS images

This volume is in the Certification Self-Study Series offered by Cisco Press®. Books in this series provide officially developed self-study solutions to help networking professionals understand technology implementations and prepare for the Cisco Career Certifications examinations.

Category: Cisco Press–Cisco Certification

Covers: ICND1 Exam 640-822

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587054624
Publisher:
Cisco Press
Publication date:
01/10/2008
Series:
Self-Study Guide Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
491
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

Chapter 1 Building a Simple Network

Chapter Objectives

Exploring the Functions of Networking

Securing the Network

Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model

Understanding TCP/IP’s Internet Layer

IP Network Addressing

Understanding TCP/IP’s Transport and Application Layers

Exploring the Packet Delivery Process

Understanding Ethernet

Connecting to an Ethernet LAN

Chapter Summary

Review Questions

Chapter 2 Ethernet LANs

Chapter Objectives

Understanding the Challenges of Shared LANs

Exploring the Packet Delivery Process

Operating Cisco IOS Software

Starting a Switch

Understanding Switch Security

Maximizing the Benefits of Switching

Troubleshooting Switch Issues

Chapter Summary

Review Questions

Chapter 3 Wireless LANs

Chapter Objectives

Exploring Wireless Networking

Understanding WLAN Security

Implementing a WLAN

Chapter Summary

Review Questions

Chapter 4 LAN Connections

Chapter Objectives

Exploring the Functions of Routing

Understanding Binary Numbering

Constructing a Network Addressing Scheme

Starting a Cisco Router

Configuring a Cisco Router

Exploring the Packet Delivery Process

Understanding Cisco Router Security

Using the Cisco SDM

Using a Cisco Router as a DHCP Server

Accessing Remote Devices

Chapter Summary

Review Questions

Chapter 5 WAN Connections

Chapter Objectives

Understanding WAN Technologies

Enabling the Internet Connection

Enabling Static Routing

Configuring Serial Encapsulation

Enabling RIP

Chapter Summary

Review Questions

Chapter 6 Network Environment Management

Chapter Objectives

Discovering Neighbors on the Network

Managing Cisco Router Startup and Configuration

Managing Cisco Devices

Chapter Summary

Review Questions

Appendix Answers to Chapter Review Questions

Index

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