9781587205606

CCNP Routing and Switching SWITCH 300-115 Official Cert Guide

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    9781587205606

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    1587205602

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/17/2014
  • Publisher: Cisco Press
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Summary

CCNP Routing and Switching SWITCH 300-115 Official Cert Guide

CCNP Routing and Switching SWITCH 300-115 Official Cert Guide from Cisco Press enables you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. Expert engineer David Hucaby shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills.

This complete study package includes

  • A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exam
  • “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes, which enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section
  • Chapter-ending exercises, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly
  • The powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports
  • More than 60 minutes of personal video mentoring from the author on important exam topics
  • A final preparation chapter, which guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies
  • Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time

Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

David Hucaby, CCIE® No. 4594, is a lead network engineer for the University of Kentucky, where he works with a large healthcare network based on the Cisco product
lines. David holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky. He is the author of several Cisco Press titles, including CCNA Wireless Cert Guide, Cisco ASA, PIX, and FWSM Firewall Handbook, Second Edition, Cisco Firewall Video Mentor, and Cisco LAN Switching Video Mentor.

The official study guide helps you master topics on the CCNP R&S SWITCH 300-115 exam, including the following:

  • Enterprise campus design
  • Switch operation
  • Switch port configuration
  • VLANs, trunks, and VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), RSTP, and MSTP
  • Protecting the STP topology
  • Aggregating switch links
  • Multilayer switching
  • Configuring DHCP
  • Logging switch activity and managing switches with SNMP
  • Monitoring performance and traffic
  • High availability
  • Securing switched networks

The CD-ROM contains more than 200 practice questions for the exam, memory table exercises and answer keys, a study planner tool, and more than 60 minutes of video.

Includes Exclusive Offer for 70% Off Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test

Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements:

Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7, or Windows 8.1; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Client; Pentium-class 1GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB disk space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam; access to the Internet to register and download exam databases

Author Biography

David Hucaby, CCIE No. 4594, is a lead network engineer for the University of Kentucky, where he works with a large healthcare network based on the Cisco product lines. David holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky. He is the author of several Cisco Press titles, including CCNA Wireless Cert Guide, Cisco ASA, PIX, and FWSM Firewall Handbook, Second Edition; Cisco Firewall Video Mentor; and Cisco LAN Switching Video Mentor. David lives in Kentucky with his wife, Marci, and two daughters.

 

Table of Contents

Part I: Designing Campus Networks
1. Enterprise Campus Network Design
2. Switch Operation
3. Switch Port Configuration
Part II:  Building a Campus Network
4. VLANs and Trunks
5. VLAN Trunking Protocol
6. Aggregating Switch Links
7. Configuring DHCP
Part III: Working with the Spanning Tree Protocol
8. Traditional Spanning Tree Protocol
9. Spanning Tree Configuration
10. Protecting the Spanning Tree Protocol Topology
11. Advanced Spanning Tree Protocol
Part IV: Multilayer Switching
12. Multilayer Switching
Part V: Monitoring Campus Networks
13. Using NTP
14. Using SNMP
15. Monitoring Performance with IP SLA
16. Using Port Mirroring to Monitor Traffic
Part VI: Implementing High Availability
17. Understanding High Availability
18. Layer 3 High Availability
Part VII: Securing Switched Networks
19. Securing Switch Access
20. Securing VLANs
20. Authenticating Users
21. Preventing Spoofing Attacks
Part VIII: Final Exam Preparation
22. Final Exam Preparation

Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions
Appendix B: Exam Updates
Appendix C: Memory Tables
Appendix D: Memory Table Answers

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