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Routing Protocols and Concepts : CCNA Exploration Labs and Study Guide



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Routing Protocols and Concepts, CCNA Exploration Labs and Study Guideis designed to support your learning routing protocols and concepts in Version 4 of the Cisco Networking Academy CCNAreg; Exploration curriculum. Each chapter contains a Study Guide section and a Labs and Activities section. Study Guide The dozens of exercises in this book help you learn the concepts and configurations crucial to your success as a CCNA exam candidate. Each chapter is slightly different and includes multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and open-ended questions designed to help you: Review vocabulary Strengthen troubleshooting skills Boost configuration skills Reinforce concepts Research topics Packet Tracer Activities: This icon identifies exercises interspersed throughout the Study Guide section where you can practice or visualize a specific task using Packet Tracer, a powerful network simulation program developed by Cisco. Labs and Activities: The Labs and Activities sections begins with a Command Reference table and includes all the online curriculum labs to ensure that you have mastered the practical skills needed to succeed in this course. Hands-On Labs: This icon identifies the hands-on labs created for each chapter. Work through all the Basic, Challenge, and Troubleshooting labs as provided to gain a deep understanding of CCNA knowledge and skills to ultimately succeed on the CCNA Certification Exam. Packet Tracer Companion: This icon identifies the companion activities that correspond to each hands-on lab. You use Packet Tracer to complete a simulation of the hands-on lab. Packet Tracer Skills Integration Challenge: Each chapter concludes with a culminating activity called the Packet Tracer Skills Integration Challenge. These challenging activities require you to pull together several skills learned from the chapter, as well as previous chapters and courses, to successfully complete one comprehensive exercise. Allan Johnson works full time developing curriculum for Cisco Networking Academy. Allan also is a part-time instructor at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas. Use this book with: Routing Protocols and Concepts, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide ISBN-10: 1-58713-206-0 ISBN-13: 978-158713-206-3 Companion CD-ROM The CD-ROM provides all the Packet Tracer Activity, Packet Tracer Companion, and Packet Tracer Challenge exercise files that are referenced throughout the book as indicated by the icons. These files work with Packet Tracer software V4.1, which is available through the Academy Connection website. Ask your instructor for access to the Packet Tracer software.

Author Biography

Allan Johnson entered the academic world in 1999 after 10 years as a business owner/operator to dedicate his efforts to his passion for teaching. He holds both an M.B.A. and an M.Ed. in occupational training and development. He is an information technology instructor at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas. In 2003, Allan began to commit much of his time and energy to the CCNA Instructional Support Team, providing services to Networking Academy instructors worldwide and creating training materials. He now works full time for the Academy in earning Systems Development.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xv
Introduction to Routing and Packet Forwardingp. 1
Study Guidep. 2
Inside the Routerp. 2
Vocabulary Exercise: Matchingp. 2
Vocabulary Exercise: Completionp. 4
Label the External Components of a Router Exercisep. 6
Label the Internal Components of a Router Exercisep. 7
Describe the Internal Components of a Router Exercisep. 8
Router Bootup Process Exercisep. 10
Interpreting the show version Command Exercisep. 10
CLI Configuration and Addressingp. 11
Implementing Basic Addressing Schemes Exercisep. 11
Basic Router Configuration Exercisep. 12
Basic Router Configurationp. 15
Add Devices and Connect Cablesp. 15
Configure PCsp. 15
Configure R1p. 16
Configure R2p. 16
Save the Packet Tracer Filep. 17
Building the Routing Tablep. 17
Vocabulary Exercise: Completionp. 17
Routing Table Principles Exercisep. 19
Path Determination and Switching Functionsp. 20
Internet Protocol (IP) Packet Format Exercisep. 20
MAC Layer Frame Format Exercisep. 20
Best Path and Metrics: Completion and Short Answer Exercisep. 21
Path Determination and Switching Function Exercisep. 21
Labs and Activitiesp. 25
Command Referencep. 25
Cabling a Network and Basic Router Configuration (1.5.1)p. 26
Cable the Ethernet Links of the Networkp. 27
Cable the Serial Link Between the R1 and R2 Routersp. 28
Establish a Console Connection to the R1 Routerp. 29
Erase and Reload the Routersp. 29
Understand Command-Line Basicsp. 30
Perform Basic Configuration of Router R1p. 33
Perform Basic Configuration of Router R2p. 36
Configure IP Addressing on the Host PCsp. 37
Examine Router show Commandsp. 37
Use the ping Commandp. 41
Use the traceroute Commandp. 42
Create a start.txt Filep. 43
Load the start.txt File onto the R1 Routerp. 45
Packet Tracer Companionp. 46
Installing and Configuring Tera Term for Use in Windows XPp. 47
Configuring Tera Term as the Default Telnet Client in Windows XPp. 48
Accessing and Configuring HyperTerminalp. 51
Basic Router Configuration (1.5.2)p. 52
Cable the Networkp. 53
Erase and Reload the Routersp. 54
Perform Basic Configuration of Router R1p. 55
Perform Basic Configuration of Router R2p. 57
Configure IP Addressing on the Host PCsp. 58
Verify and Test the Configurationsp. 58
Reflectionp. 61
Documentationp. 61
Clean Upp. 61
Packet Tracer Companionp. 61
Lab 1-3p. 61
Subnet the Address Spacep. 62
Determine Interface Addressesp. 63
Prepare the Networkp. 63
Perform Basic Router Configurationsp. 63
Configure and Activate Serial and Ethernet Addressesp. 64
Verify the Configurationsp. 64
Reflectionp. 64
Document the Router Configurationsp. 65
Packet Tracer Companionp. 65
Packet Tracer Skills Integration Challengep. 65
Design and Document an Addressing Schemep. 66
Cable Devicesp. 67
Apply a Basic Configurationp. 67
Identify Layer 2 and Layer 3
Addresses Used to Switch Packetsp. 67
Reflectionp. 68
End Notesp. 68
Static Routingp. 69
Study Guidep. 70
Routers and the Networkp. 70
Document the Addressing Schemep. 70
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