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9781119659181

Ccna Certification Study Guide

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    9781119659181

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2020-02-11
  • Publisher: Sybex Inc

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Summary

Cisco expert Todd Lammle prepares you for the NEW Cisco CCNA certification exam!

Cisco, the world leader in network technologies, has released the new Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam. This consolidated certification exam tests a candidate’s ability to implement and administer a wide range of modern IT networking technologies. The CCNA Certification Study Guide: Volume 2 Exam 200-301 covers every exam objective,including network components, IP connectivity and routing, network security, virtual networking, and much more. Clear and accuratechapters provide you with real-world examples, hands-on activities, in-depth explanations, and numerous review questions to ensure that you’re fully prepared on exam day.

Written by the leading expert on Cisco technologies and certifications, this comprehensive exam guide includes access to the acclaimed Sybex online learning system—an interactive environment featuring practice exams, electronic flashcards, a searchable glossary, a self-assessment test, and video tutorials on critical Cisco networking concepts and technologies. 

  • Covers 100% of all CCNA Exam 200-301 objectives
  • Provides accurate and up-to-date information on core network fundamentals
  • Explains a broad range of Cisco networking and IT infrastructure
  • Features learning objectives, chapter summaries, ‘Exam Essentials’ and figures, tables, and illustrations

The CCNA Certification Study Guide: Volume 2 Exam 200-301 is the ideal resource for those preparing for the new CCNA certification, as well as IT professionals looking to learn more about Cisco networking concepts and technologies.

Author Biography

TODD LAMMLE, Cisco certified in almost every category, is the authority on Cisco networking and certification. His three decades of real-world experience is prevalent in his writing. He is an experienced networking engineer with very practical experience working on the largest bounded and unbounded networks in the world at such companies as Xerox, Hughes Aircraft, Texaco, AAA, Cisco, and Toshiba, among many others. Todd has published over 60 books, including the very popular and bestselling CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Study Guide and Cisco Firepower NGIPS. Todd runs an international training company from Texas, and a large-scale consulting business out of Colorado. You can reach Todd through his forum and blog at www.lammle.com/ccna.

Table of Contents

Introduction xxv

Assessment Test xl

Chapter 1 Network Fundamentals 1

Network Components 2

Next-Generation Firewalls and IPS 6

Network Topology Architectures 10

Physical Interfaces and Cables 17

Ethernet Cabling 19

Summary 24

Exam Essentials 24

Review Questions 26

Chapter 2 TCP/IP 29

Introducing TCP/IP 30

TCP/IP and the DoD Model 31

IP Addressing 60

IPv4 Address Types 67

Summary 71

Exam Essentials 71

Review Questions 73

Chapter 3 Easy Subnetting 75

Subnetting Basics 76

Summary 102

Exam Essentials 102

Review Questions 103

Chapter 4 Troubleshooting IP Addressing 105

Cisco’s Way of Troubleshooting IP 106

Summary 114

Exam Essentials 114

Review Questions 115

Chapter 5 IP Routing 117

Routing Basics 119

The IP Routing Process 121

Configuring IP Routing 132

Configuring IP Routing in Our Network 141

Dynamic Routing 150

Routing Information Protocol (RIP) 152

Summary 159

Exam Essentials 159

Review Questions 161

Chapter 6 Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) 163

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Basics 164

Configuring OSPF 171

OSPF and Loopback Interfaces 179

Verifying OSPF Configuration 182

Summary 188

Exam Essentials 188

Review Questions 189

Chapter 7 Layer 2 Switching 193

Switching Services 194

Configuring Catalyst Switches 204

Summary 215

Exam Essentials 215

Review Questions 216

Chapter 8 VLANs and Inter-VLAN Routing 219

VLAN Basics 220

Identifying VLANs 224

Routing Between VLANs 229

Configuring VLANs 231

Summary 247

Exam Essentials 247

Review Questions 248

Chapter 9 Enhanced Switched Technologies 251

Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) 252

Types of Spanning-Tree Protocols 259

Modifying and Verifying the Bridge ID 267

Spanning-Tree Failure Consequences 273

PortFast and BPDU Guard 275

EtherChannel 278

Summary 284

Exam Essentials 284

Review Questions 285

Chapter 10 Access Lists 289

Perimeter, Firewall, and Internal Routers 290

Introduction to Access Lists 291

Standard Access Lists 295

Extended Access Lists 303

Monitoring Access Lists 313

Summary 316

Exam Essentials 316

Review Questions 317

Chapter 11 Network Address Translation (NAT) 319

When Do We Use NAT? 320

Types of Network Address Translation 322

NAT Names 322

How NAT Works 323

Testing and Troubleshooting NAT 328

Summary 333

Exam Essentials 333

Review Questions 334

Chapter 12 IP Services 337

Exploring Connected Devices Using CDP and LLDP 338

Network Time Protocol (NTP) 347

SNMP 348

Syslog 352

Secure Shell (SSH) 357

Summary 358

Exam Essentials 358

Review Questions 360

Chapter 13 Security 363

Network Security Threats 365

Three Primary Network Attacks 365

Network Attacks 366

Security Program Elements 374

Layer 2 Security Features 378

Authentication Methods 381

Managing User Accounts 386

Security Password Policy Elements 389

User-Authentication Methods 398

Setting Passwords 400

Summary 407

Exam Essentials 407

Review Questions 408

Chapter 14 First Hop Redundancy Protocol (HSRP) 411

Client Redundancy Issues 412

Introducing First Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP) 414

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) 416

Summary 429

Exam Essentials 429

Review Questions 430

Chapter 15 Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) 433

Virtual Private Networks 434

GRE Tunnels 441

Summary 447

Exam Essentials 447

Review Questions 448

Chapter 16 Quality of Service (QoS) 451

Quality of Service 452

Trust Boundary 454

QoS Mechanisms 455

Summary 461

Exam Essentials 461

Review Questions 462

Chapter 17 Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) 465

Why Do We Need IPv6? 467

The Benefits and Uses of IPv6 467

IPv6 Addressing and Expressions 469

How IPv6 Works in an Internetwork 473

IPv6 Routing Protocols 483

Configuring IPv6 on Our Internetwork 484

Configuring Routing on Our Internetwork 487

Summary 490

Exam Essentials 490

Review Questions 492

Chapter 18 Troubleshooting IP, IPv6, and VLANs 495

Endpoints 496

Servers 497

IP Config 498

Troubleshooting IP Network Connectivity 507

Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity 522

Troubleshooting VLAN Connectivity 531

Summary 544

Exam Essentials 545

Review Questions 546

Chapter 19 Wireless Technologies 549

Wireless Networks 551

Basic Wireless Devices 553

Wireless Principles 556

Nonoverlapping Wi-Fi channels 565

Radio Frequency (RF) 569

Wireless Security 581

Summary 588

Exam Essentials 588

Review Question 590

Chapter 20 Configuring Wireless Technologies 595

WLAN Deployment Models 596

Setting Up a Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) 602

Joining Access Points (APs) 607

Wireless LAN Controllers (WLC) 610

WLC Port Types 611

WLC Interface Types 614

AP Modes 629

AP and WLC Management Access Connections 633

Summary 655

Exam Essentials 655

Review Questions 657

Chapter 21 Virtualization, Automation, and Programmability 661

Virtual Machine Fundamentals 662

Virtualization Components 665

Virtualization Features 666

Virtualization Types 668

Virtualization Solutions 669

Automation Components 670

Summary 684

Exam Essentials 684

Review Questions 685

Chapter 22 SDN Controllers 689

Traditional Network Monitoring Systems (NMS) 690

Traditional Network Configuration Managers (NCM) 699

Traditional Networking 702

Introduction to SDN 706

Separating the Control Plane 709

Controller-Based Architectures 710

SDN Network Components 712

DNA Center Overview 718

Summary 736

Exam Essentials 737

Review Questions 738

Chapter 23 Configuration Management 743

Team Silos 744

DevOps 748

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) 748

Ansible 750

Ansible Tower/AWX 763

Puppet 764

Chef 772

Summary 781

Exam Essentials 782

Review Questions 783

Appendix Answer to Review Questions 787

Chapter 1: Network Fundamentals 788

Chapter 2: TCP/IP 788

Chapter 3: Easy Subnetting 789

Chapter 4: Troubleshooting IP Addressing 790

Chapter 5: IP Routing 791

Chapter 6: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) 792

Chapter 7: Layer 2 Switching 792

Chapter 8: VLANs and Inter-VLAN Routing 794

Chapter 9: Enhanced Switched Technologies 795

Chapter 10: Access Lists 796

Chapter 11: Network Address Translation (NAT) 797

Chapter 12: IP Services 797

Chapter 13: Security 798

Chapter 14: First Hop Redundancy Protocol (HSRP) 799

Chapter 15: Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) 800

Chapter 16: Quality of Service (QoS) 801

Chapter 17: Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) 802

Chapter 18: Troubleshooting IP, IPv6, and VLANs 803

Chapter 19: Wireless Technologies 803

Chapter 20: Configuring Wireless Technologies 805

Chapter 21: Virtualization, Automation, and Programmability 806

Chapter 22: SDN Controllers 806

Chapter 23: Configuration Management 808

Index 809

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