CCNA Certification All-In-One For Dummies

CCNA Certification All-In-One For Dummies

by Silviu Angelescu


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A complete preparation guide for the entry-level networking CCNA certification

If you're planning to advance your career by taking the all-important Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), this is the study guide you need! Seven minibooks cover all the concepts and topics on which you'll be tested, covering the latest version of the exam.

Each part of the exam is covered thoroughly in its own section, so you can readily find the information you want to study. Plenty of review questions help you prepare, and the companion CD-ROM includes the highly rated Dummies Test Engine so you can test your progress with questions based on exam content.

  • The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) is the entry-level certification for network professionals
  • Seven minibooks in this guide cover Secure Device Manager, Virtual Private Networks, IPv6, 2960 Switches, Cisco Network Assistant, Advanced EIGRP and OSPF, and Introduction to Wireless Networks
  • Covers the latest version of the exam, including the new voice, security and wireless components added in 2008
  • Packed with review questions to help you prepare
  • Includes more security and troubleshooting information
  • CD-ROM includes the popular Dummies Test Engine, an exclusive, fully customizable test-prep software package that features twice as many sample questions as the previous version

CCNA Certification All-In-One For Dummies is the preparation guide you need to earn your CCNA certification.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470489628
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/12/2010
Series: For Dummies Books
Pages: 992
Sales rank: 769,544
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.20(d)

About the Author

Silviu Angelescu has been a network and software engineer, consultant, and technical trainer for more than a decade at various high-tech companies and academic institutions. Currently an engineer and trainer at NetApp, he has worked for Computer Associates, CGI, Dawson College, and the University of Montreal.

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Table of Contents


Book I: Networking Basics.

Chapter 1: Introducing Computer Networks.

Chapter 2: The OSI Reference Model.

Chapter 3: Introducing the TCP/IP Protocol Suite.

Chapter 4: Data Encapsulation.

Chapter 5: Binary, Hexadecimal, and Decimal Numbering Systems.

Chapter 6: Local-Area Networks (LANs).

Chapter 7: Introducing Wide-Area Networks (WANs).

Chapter 8: Introducing Wireless Networks.

Chapter 9: Network Design.

Chapter 10: Introducing Cisco Hardware and Software.

Book II: TCP/IP.

Chapter 1: Introducing TCP/IP.

Chapter 2: TCP/IP Layers and Protocols.

Chapter 3: IP Addressing.

Chapter 4: Subnetting.

Chapter 5: Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6).

Book III: Switching with Cisco Switches.

Chapter 1: Introducing Layer 2 Switches.

Chapter 2: Managing a Switch Using Cisco IOS.

Chapter 3: Controlling Network Traffi c with Cisco Switches.

Chapter 4: Spanning Tree Protocol (STP).

Chapter 5: Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs).

Chapter 6: Voice over IP (VoIP).

Chapter 7: Troubleshooting a Switch Using Cisco IOS.

Book IV: Routing with Cisco Routers.

Chapter 1: Introducing Layer 3 Routers.

Chapter 2: Managing a Router Using Cisco IOS.

Chapter 3: Network Routing.

Chapter 4: Routing Information Protocol (RIP).

Chapter 5: Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP).

Chapter 6: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Protocol.

Book V: Wireless Networks.

Chapter 1: Introducing Wireless Networks.

Chapter 2: Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Security.

Chapter 3: Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Operation Modes.

Chapter 4: Managing Cisco Wireless Local Area Networks.

Chapter 5: Confi guring Cisco Wireless Local Area Networks.

Book VI: Network Security.

Chapter 1: Network Security Basics.

Chapter 2: Introducing IP Access Lists (IP ACLs).

Chapter 3: Introducing Network Address Translation (NAT).

Chapter 4: Introducing Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).

Book VII: Wide Area Networks (WAN).

Chapter 1: Wide-Area Networking Basics.

Chapter 2: HDLC (High-Level Data Link Control) Protocol.

Chapter 3: PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol).

Chapter 4: Frame Relay.

Appendix A: About the CD.

Appendix B: Cisco CCNA Exam Preperation.


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