WAN Technologies CCNA 4 Labs and Study Guide (Cisco Networking Academy Program)


The completely revised and only authorized Labs and Study Guide for the Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNA 4 curriculum

  • A portable classroom resource that supports the topics in the CCNA 4 curriculum aligning 1:1 with course modules
  • Includes all the labs in the online curriculum as well as additional instructor-created challenge labs for extended learning and classroom ...
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The completely revised and only authorized Labs and Study Guide for the Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNA 4 curriculum

  • A portable classroom resource that supports the topics in the CCNA 4 curriculum aligning 1:1 with course modules
  • Includes all the labs in the online curriculum as well as additional instructor-created challenge labs for extended learning and classroom exercises
  • Written by leading Academy instructor John Rullan, who brings a fresh voice to the course material

The all-new Labs and Study Guide titles combine the best of the former Lab Companions and Engineering Journal and Workbooks with new features to improve the student's hands-on skills and reinforce the topics for each CCNA course. WAN Technologies CCNA 4 Labs and Study Guide is a complete collection of the lab exercises specifically written for the CCNA 4 course in the Cisco Networking Academy Program, designed to give students hands-on experience in a particular concept or technology. Each lab contains an introductory overview, a preparation/tools required section, explanations of commands, and step-by-step instructions to reinforce the concepts introduced in the online course and covered in the Companion Guide. NEW: Challenge labs written by Academy instructors, tested in their classrooms will be included as additional or alternative labs. The Study Guide section is designed to provide additional exercises and activities to reinforce students' understanding of the course topics, preparing them for the course assessments. As a study guide it will also continue to provide ample writing opportunities to guide students into the habit of keeping notes on networkingtopics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587131738
  • Publisher: Cisco Press
  • Publication date: 9/13/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 165
  • Sales rank: 1,119,547
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.82 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author

John Rullan has been a teacher at Thomas Edison High School in Jamaica, New York, for the past 10

years and has been a Cisco instructor since 1998. He is the New York City Department of Education citywide

Cisco trainer and is the regional manager for Queens, New York, high schools. John also has taught

CCNA, CCNP, and network security at the Borough of Manhattan Community College since 2000. He

provides support to the academy community, working with the CCNA/CCNP Instructional Support team,

too. John holds the Network+, CCNA, CCNP, and CCAI certifications.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1   Scaling IP Addresses 

  Study Guide

Scaling Networks with NAT and PAT


  Lab Exercises

Curriculum Lab 1-1: Configuring NAT (1.1.4a)

Curriculum Lab 1-2: Configuring PAT (1.1.4b)

Curriculum Lab 1-3: Configuring Static NAT Addresses (1.1.4c)

Curriculum Lab 1-4: Verifying NAT and PAT Configuration (1.1.5)

Curriculum Lab 1-5: Troubleshooting NAT and PAT (1.1.6)

Curriculum Lab 1-6: Configuring DHCP (1.2.6)

Curriculum Lab 1-7: Configuring DHCP Relay (1.2.8)

Comprehensive Lab 1-8: Configuring NAT, PAT, and Static NAT

Challenge Lab 1-9: NAT, PAT, DHCP

Challenge Lab 1-10: Double NAT Configuration

Optional Lab 1-11: Using a Linksys Router to Simulate a Home Network

Chapter 2   WAN Technologies

  Study Guide

WAN Technologies Overview

WAN Technologies

WAN Design

  Lab Exercises

Chapter 3   PPP

  Study Guide

Serial Point-to-Point Links

PPP Authentication

Configuring PPP

Chapter Review Questions

  Lab Exercises

Curriculum Lab 3-1: Troubleshooting a Serial Interface (3.1.7)

Curriculum Lab 3-2: Configuring PPP Encapsulation (3.3.2)

Curriculum Lab 3-3: Configuring PPP Authentication (3.3.3)

Curriculum Lab 3-4: Verifying PPP Configuration (3.3.4)

Curriculum Lab 3-5: Troubleshooting PPP Configuration (3.3.5)

Challenge Lab 3-6: Configuring PPP with NAT, DHCP, and VLANs

Chapter 4   ISDN and DDR

  Study Guide

ISDN Concepts

ISDN Configuration

DDR Configuration

    Chapter Review Questions

  Lab Exercises

Curriculum Lab 4-1: Configuring ISDN BRI (U-Interface) (4.2.1)

Curriculum Lab 4-2: Configuring Legacy DDR (4.3.2)

Curriculum Lab 4-3: Configuring Dialer Profiles (4.3.7)

Challenge Lab 4-4: Configuring Dialer Maps and Dialer Profiles

Chapter 5   Frame Relay

  Study Guide

Frame Relay Concepts

Configuring Frame Relay

Chapter Review Questions

  Lab Exercises

Curriculum Lab 5-1: Configuring Frame Relay (5.2.1)

Curriculum Lab 5-2: Configuring Frame Relay PVC (5.2.2)

Curriculum Lab 5-3: Configuring Frame Relay Subinterfaces (5.2.5)

Challenge Lab 5-4: Four-Interface Frame Relay Switch

Challenge Lab 5-5: Frame Relay Switch Challenge Lab 1

Challenge Lab 5-6: Frame-Relay Challenge Lab 2

Chapter 6  Introduction to Network Administration

  Study Guide

Workstations and Servers

Network Management

Chapter Review Questions

  Lab Exercises

Appendix A  Troubleshooting Questions and Lab Exercise

Appendix B  Adtran Configuration Lab

Appendix C  Router Interface Summary Chart

Appendix D  Erasing and Reloading the Switch

Appendix E  Erasing and Reloading the Router


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