9780072121155

Cisco : A Beginner's Guide

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 1999-10-14
  • Publisher: MCGRAW HILL PUBL CO
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Summary

Get the basics of Cisco technology--hardware, internetworking fundamentals, and protocols. This book introduces the reader to the full breadth of Cisco's offerings, providing a solid foundation for continued study. Blueprints and sample configurations are included.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Introduction xiii
Part I Cisco Overview
Cisco and the Internet
3(24)
Cisco's Position in the Computer Industry
5(13)
The Internet Landscape
7(11)
Cisco's Offerings
18(9)
Cisco Hardware Devices
19(6)
Cisco Solutions
25(2)
Networking Primer
27(56)
Bits and Bytes
28(4)
How Computers Understand Data
28(4)
OSI Reference Model
32(5)
The Seven-Layer Stack
32(2)
OSI Implementation by Layer
34(3)
Network Technologies
37(13)
Ethernet
38(2)
Token Ring
40(2)
ATM
42(5)
Gigabit Ethernet
47(1)
FDDI
48(2)
WAN Technologies
50(6)
Dial-in Technologies
51(3)
WAN Trunk Technologies
54(2)
TCP/IP
56(12)
TCP/IP Messaging
58(4)
The Transport Layer
62(6)
IP Addressing
68(15)
The IP Address Format
69(2)
IP Address Classes
71(1)
Private Addressing
72(1)
Subnetting
73(8)
Putting It All Together
81(2)
Cisco Certifications
83(38)
Certifications Overview
85(4)
Cisco Career Paths Overview
85(2)
Support vs. Design Disciplines
87(1)
The CCIE Pathway
87(2)
Routing and Switching Technology Track
89(10)
Support Certifications for Routing and Switching
90(2)
Design Certifications for Routing and Switching
92(5)
Routing and Switching CCIE
97(2)
WAN Switching Technology Track
99(8)
Support Certifications for WAN Switching
99(5)
Design Certification for WAN Switching
104(1)
WAN Switching CCIE
105(1)
ISP Dial CCIE
105(2)
Career Specializations
107(14)
Security Certification
108(1)
Network Management Certification
108(2)
LAN ATM Certification
110(2)
Voice Access Certification
112(1)
SNA/IP Integration Certification (for CCNPs)
112(3)
SNA/IP Network Management Certification
115(1)
SNA/IP Integration Certification (for CCDPs)
116(5)
Part II Cisco Internetworking Tools
Router Overview
121(34)
Communicating with a Router
123(6)
The Console Port
125(1)
The Auxiliary Port
126(1)
Telnet
126(2)
The HTTP Server User Interface
128(1)
Router Security
129(4)
Router Passwords
130(3)
Router Hardware
133(7)
Router Memory
134(2)
Router Ports and Modules
136(4)
Essential Files
140(9)
IOS: The Internetwork Operating System
140(7)
The Configuration File
147(2)
Password Recovery
149(6)
Recovering Enable Passwords
149(5)
Recovering Passwords from Older Cisco Routers
154(1)
Configuring Routers
155(42)
The Configuration File's Central Role
156(4)
Three Types of Cisco Router Files
157(3)
Getting Started with Cisco Routers
160(10)
Communicating with IOS
160(1)
Using IOS Commands
161(6)
Overview of Router Modes
167(3)
Essential Router Commands
170(2)
Step-by-Step Router Configuration
172(10)
Setup Mode
173(4)
Giving a Router an Identity
177(2)
Examining Device Status
179(1)
Cisco Discovery Protocol
180(2)
Using Applications to Help Configure Routers
182(15)
ConfigMaker
183(6)
Fast Step
189(8)
Switches and Hubs
197(44)
Network Topologies
198(15)
The Importance of Network Domains
202(4)
Cabling Defines Network Speed and Distance
206(7)
What Hubs and Switches Do, and How They Differ
213(4)
Picking the Right Tool
216(1)
Cisco Hubs
217(7)
Cisco Hub Basics
217(4)
Cisco Hub Products
221(1)
Configuring and Managing Cisco Hubs
221(3)
Cisco Switches
224(17)
How an Individual Switch Works
225(2)
Switched Networking Basics
227(1)
Designing Switched Internetworks
228(5)
VLANs
233(1)
Cisco's Switched Network Products
234(1)
Configuring and Managing Cisco Switches
235(6)
Internet Access Products
241(42)
Firewalls
243(28)
Firewall Basics
244(3)
How Firewalls Work
247(9)
The IOS Firewall Feature Set
256(9)
The Cisco PIX Firewall
265(6)
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
271(12)
What Composes a VPN
272(2)
Why Most WANs Will Soon Be VPNs
274(1)
Access Servers
275(8)
Part III Designing Cisco Networks
Routing Protocols
283(44)
Overview of Routing Protocols
284(29)
Routing Protocol Basics
285(19)
Routing Protocol Architectures
304(4)
How Routing Protocols Are Implemented
308(5)
Overview of Cisco Routing Protocols
313(14)
Cisco's Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP)
315(5)
Configuring RIP 2
320(1)
Configuring Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
321(2)
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
323(2)
Cisco's Routing Protocol Strategy
325(2)
Network Management
327(66)
Overview of Network Management
328(9)
The Evolution of Management Tools
330(2)
Network Management Tools Today
332(3)
Trends in Enterprise System Management
335(2)
SNMP Is IP's Common Management Platform
337(26)
What Is SNMP?
337(2)
SNMP Polling and Managed Objects
339(1)
The MIB
339(7)
Polling Groups and Data Aggregation
346(3)
SNMP Commands
349(1)
Thresholds
349(1)
Events and Traps
350(2)
RMON: Hardware Probes for Switched Networks
352(4)
Trends in Network Management Technology
356(2)
Cisco's SNMP and RMON Implementations
358(5)
CiscoWorks2000
363(30)
CiscoWorks2000 Overview
364(1)
CiscoWorks2000 Resource Manager Essentials
365(4)
CiscoView: The Tool for Managing Individual Devices
369(9)
Resource Manager Essentials Applications
378(5)
CiscoWorks Switch Internetworks (CWSI)
383(5)
NetSys Baseliner
388(5)
Cisco Security
393(54)
Overview of Network Security
396(5)
Traffic-Based Security
396(2)
User-Based Security
398(3)
Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)
401(28)
Overview of the AAA Model
402(7)
How AAA Works
409(20)
CiscoSecure ACS
429(15)
CiscoSecure ACS Architecture
429(3)
Using the CiscoSecure ACS
432(12)
Dynamic Access Lists
444(3)
Lock-and-Key Using a Local User Database
445(2)
Building Cisco Networks
447(50)
Internetwork Design Basics
448(18)
Internetworking Basics Reviewed
448(7)
The Three-Layer Hierarchical Design Model
455(7)
Design Methods
462(4)
Designing to Fit Needs
466(9)
Understanding Existing Internetworks
468(1)
Characterizing Networks
469(6)
Cisco Network Designs
475(22)
Logical Network Design
475(5)
Campus Network Designs
480(17)
Troubleshooting Cisco Networks
497(32)
The Mechanics of Network Troubleshooting
498(28)
Network Troubleshooting Methods
499(3)
Troubleshooting Host IP Configuration
502(4)
Isolating Connectivity Problems
506(14)
Troubleshooting WAN Links
520(6)
Troubleshooting Cisco Hardware
526(3)
Inspecting Devices
526(1)
The Reboot Test
527(2)
Configuring Switches and Hubs
529(38)
Visual Switch Manager
531(22)
Visual Switch Manager Software
531(1)
The Visual Switch Manager Home Page
532(1)
The Interactive Device Graphic in Visual Switch Manager
533(1)
Network View
534(1)
Switch Port Configuration
535(1)
Port Grouping
536(1)
Port Monitoring (SPAN)
537(1)
Flooding Controls/Network Port
538(1)
System Configuration
539(1)
IP Management
540(1)
SNMP Configuration
541(1)
ARP Table
542(1)
Address Management
543(1)
Port Security
544(1)
Cisco Discovery Protocol
545(1)
Cisco Group Multicast Protocol
546(1)
Spanning-Tree Protocol
547(1)
VLAN Membership
548(1)
VTP Management
549(1)
VMPS Configuration
550(1)
VTP/VQP Statistics
551(1)
Logging Configuration
552(1)
Hub Management Consoles
553(14)
Hub Management Console Main Menu
553(1)
Console Password Screen
554(1)
Console Port Screen
555(1)
Firmware Screen
556(1)
System Screen
557(1)
IP Configuration Screen
558(1)
SNMP Management Screen
559(1)
Port Configuration Screen
560(1)
Unit Configuration Screen
561(1)
Port Statistics Report
562(1)
Unit Statistics Report
563(1)
RMON Statistics Report
564(1)
Unit Addressing Report
565(2)
Index 567

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