Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing CCNA 3 Companion Guide (Cisco Networking Academy Program)

Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing CCNA 3 Companion Guide (Cisco Networking Academy Program)

by Wayne Lewis

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Overview

Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing CCNA 3 Companion Guide (Cisco Networking Academy Program) by Wayne Lewis

The completely revised and only authorized textbook for the Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNA 3 curriculum

  • A portable reference that fully supports the topics covered in the Networking Academy CCNA 3 curriculum and aligns 1:1 with course modules
  • Features enhanced readability through improved word usage, sentence structure, concise descriptions, real-world examples, and graphical presentations
  • Written by well-respected CCNA instructor who brings real classroom experience to material

Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing CCNA 3 Companion Guide is the official supplemental textbook for the CCNA 3 course of the Cisco Networking Academy Program. Completely revised from the previous edition with new examples and explanations, this textbook includes original material developed by the author, yet it fully aligns with the CCNA 3 curriculum. Written by an experienced instructor and author who presents material in a comprehensive manner—using his own voice and examples—this new edition augments student understanding of course material. The new edition incorporates improved features to aid instructors and enhance student comprehension. For example, chapters align with course modules in both name and number, and chapter objectives are stated as questions to encourage students to think about and find answers as they read chapters. End-of-chapter questions and summaries align with chapter objectives to emphasize key topics, while key terms are listed in each chapter opener in the order of occurrence to alert students to upcoming vocabulary words. In addition, new features include "How To" quick references for step-by-step tasks; real-worldexamples and all-new illustrations; concise explanations with a focus on word usage and sentence structure for improved readability; and correlations to the CCNA exam in Chapter Objectives and Check Your Understanding questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587131707
Publisher: Cisco Press
Publication date: 07/05/2006
Series: Companion Guide Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Wayne Lewis is the Cisco Academy Manager for the Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training and the Legal Main Contact for the Honolulu Community College Cisco Academy Training Center. Wayne has been teaching in colleges and universities since 1986, beginning with math and transitioning to computer networking in 1998. He is the author of numerous Cisco Press titles, including CCNP 3 Multilayer Switching Companion Guide, First and Second Editions.

Table of Contents

  

   Introduction

Chapter 1   Introduction to Classless Routing

   Objectives  

   Key Terms  

   VLSM  

    Prefix Length  

    Benefits of VLSM  

    VLSM Calculations  

    VLSM Example  

   CIDR and Route Summarization  

    Route Aggregation  

    Supernetting  

    CIDR Example  

   Classful and Classless Routing  

    Classful Routing  

    Classless Routing  

   RIP Version 2  

    RIPv2 Configuration  

    Verifying RIP Configuration  

    Troubleshooting RIP Configuration  

   Chapter Summary  

   Check Your Understanding  

   Challenge Questions and Activities  

Chapter 2   Single-Area OSPF  

   Objectives  

   Key Terms  

   Link-State Routing Overview  

    Maintaining Routing Information Via Link States  

    Link-State Routing Protocol Algorithms  

    Benefits of Link-State Routing  

    Limitations of Link-State Routing  

   Single-Area OSPF Concepts  

    Comparing OSPF with Distance Vector Routing Protocols  

    OSPF Hierarchical Routing  

    Dijkstra’s Algorithm  

   Single-Area OSPF Configuration  

    Basic OSPF Configuration  

    Loopback Interfaces  

    Modifying the OSPF Cost Metric  

    OSPF Authentication  

    OSPF Network Types and OSPF Timers  

    Propagating a Default Route  

    Verifying OSPF Configurations  

    Troubleshooting OSPF  

   Chapter Summary  

   Check Your Understanding  

   Challenge Questions and Activities  

Chapter 3   EIGRP and Troubleshooting Routing Protocols  

   Objectives  

   Additional Topics of Interest  

   Key Terms  

   EIGRP Concepts  

    Comparing EIGRP and IGRP  

    EIGRP Features  

    EIGRP Terminology  

    EIGRP Packet Types  

   EIGRP Configuration  

    Basic EIGRP Configuration  

    Configuring EIGRP Summarization  

    Verifying the EIGRP Configuration  

   Troubleshooting Routing Protocols  

    Troubleshooting RIP  

    Troubleshooting EIGRP  

    Troubleshooting OSPF  

   Additional Topics of Interest   

    Troubleshooting IGRP  

   Chapter Summary  

   Check Your Understanding  

   Challenge Questions and Activities  

Chapter 4   Switching Concepts  

   Objectives  

   Additional Topics of Interest  

   Key Terms  

   Introduction to LAN Switching  

    LAN Segmentation  

    Basic Operations of a Switch  

    Ethernet Switch Latency  

    Layer 2 and Layer 3 Switching  

    Symmetric and Asymmetric Switching  

    Frame Transmission Modes  

   Switch Operation  

    Broadcast Domains  

    Communication Between Switches and Workstations  

   Additional Topics of Interest  

    Introduction to Ethernet/802.3 LANs  

   Chapter Summary  

   Check Your Understanding  

   Challenge Questions and Activities  

Chapter 5   LAN Design and Switches  

   Objectives  

   Key Terms  

   LAN Design  

    LAN Design Goals  

    LAN Design Considerations  

    LAN Design Methodology  

    Layer 1 Design  

    Layer 2 Design  

    Layer 3 Design  

   LAN Switches  

    witched LANs and the Hierarchical Design Model  

    Access Layer Overview  

    Access Layer Switches  

    Distribution Layer Overview  

    Distribution Layer Switches  

    Core Layer Overview  

    Core Layer Switches  

   Chapter Summary  

   Check Your Understanding  

Chapter 6   Catalyst Switch Configuration  

   Objectives  

   Key Terms  

   Starting the Switch  

    Physical Startup of the Catalyst Switch  

    Switch Port Types   

    Switch LED Indicators  

    Viewing Initial Bootup Output from the Switch  

    Using the System Configuration Dialog  

    Logging On with the Switch CLI and Using the Help Facility  

   Configuring the Switch  

    Catalyst Switch Default Configuration  

    Basic Catalyst Switch Configuration  

    Duplex and Speed Configuration  

    Managing the MAC Address Table  

    Configuring Port Security  

    Executing Adds, Moves, and Changes  

    Managing Switch Configuration Files  

    Password Recovery  

    Upgrading the Cisco IOS Image  

   Chapter Summary  

   Check Your Understanding  

   Challenge Questions and Activities  

Chapter 7   Spanning Tree Protocol  

   Objectives  

   Key Terms  

   Redundant Topologies  

    Redundancy  

    Redundant Switched Topologies  

    Broadcast Storms  

    Multiple Frame Transmissions  

    MAC Database Instability  

   Spanning Tree Protocol  

    STP Background  

    Spanning-Tree Operation  

    Selecting the Root Bridge  

    Spanning-Tree Port States  

    Spanning-Tree Recalculation  

    Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol  

   Chapter Summary  

   Check Your Understanding  

   Challenge Questions and Activities  

Chapter 8   Virtual LANs  

   Objectives  

   Key Terms  

   VLAN Concepts  

    Broadcast Domains with VLANs and Routers  

    VLAN Operation  

   VLAN Configuration  

    Configuring Static VLANs  

    Verifying VLAN Configuration  

    Adding, Changing, and Deleting VLANs  

   Troubleshooting VLANs  

    Troubleshooting VLAN Problems  

    VLAN Troubleshooting Scenarios  

   Chapter Summary  

   Check Your Understanding  

   Challenge Questions and Activities  

Chapter 9   VLAN Trunking Protocol  

   Objectives  

   Key Terms  

   Trunking  

    VLAN Trunking Operation  

    IEEE 802.1Q Trunking  

   ISL Trunking  

    Configuring VLAN Trunking  

   VTP  

    VTP Concepts  

    VTP Operations  

    Configuring VTP  

   Inter-VLAN Routing Overview  

    Router-on-a-Stick  

    Configuring Inter-VLAN Routing  

   Chapter Summary  

   Check Your Understanding  

   Challenge Questions and Activities  

Appendix A  Answers to Check Your Understanding and Challenge Questions and Activities  

Glossary  

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