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9781587200779

CCNP BCMSN Exam Certification Guide (CCNP Self-Study, 642-811)

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  • ISBN13:

    9781587200779

  • ISBN10:

    1587200775

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover w/Disk
  • Copyright: 2004-01-01
  • Publisher: Cisco Press
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-The revised edition of the all-time best-selling CCNP Switching book with new topical coverage-Master advanced switching techniques and practices-Prepare for the exam with the 200-plus question electronic testing engine on the enclosed CD-ROM-Learn CCNP Switching topics with proven learning tools from the Exam Certification Guide product line

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction: Overview of Certification and How to Succeed
Overview And Design of A Campus Network
Campus Network Overview
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
Switching Functionality
Layer 2 Switching
Layer 3 Routing
Layer 3 Switching
Layer 4 Switching
Multilayer Switching (MLS)
Campus Network Models
Shared Network Model
LAN Segmentation Model
Network Traffic Models
Predictable Network Model
Hierarchical Network Design
Access Layer
Distribution Layer
Core Layer
Cisco Products in the Hierarchical Design
Access Layer Switches
Distribution Layer Switches
Core Layer Switches
Product Summary
Foundation Summary
Q&A
Modular Network Design
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
Modular Network Design
The Switch Block
The Core Block
Dual Core
Core Size in a Campus Network
Other Building Blocks
Network Management Block
Enterprise Edge Block
Service Provider Edge Block
Can I Use Layer 2 Distribution Switches?
Foundation Summary
Q&A
Building A Campus Network
Switch Operation
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
Layer 2 Switch Operation
Transparent Bridging
Follow That Frame! Multilayer Switch Operation
Types of Multilayer Switching
Follow That Packet! Multilayer Switching Exceptions
Tables Used in Switching
Content Addressable Memory (CAM)
Ternary Content Addressable Memory (TCAM)
TCAM Example
Port Operations in TCAM
Troubleshooting Switching Tables
CAM Table Operation
TCAM Operation
Foundation Summary
Q&A
Switch Configuration
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
Switch Management
Operating Systems
Identifying the Switch
Passwords and User Access
Remote Access
Inter-Switch Communication
Cisco Discovery Protocol
Switch File Management
OS Image Files
Configuration Files
Other Catalyst Switch Files
Moving Catalyst Switch Files Around
Troubleshooting from the Operating System
Show Configuration and File Contents
Debugging Output
View CDP Information
Foundation Summary
Q&A
Switch Port Configuration
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
Ethernet Concepts
Ethernet (10 Mbps)
Long Reach Ethernet (LRE)
Fast Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
10Gigabit Ethernet
Metro Ethernet
Connecting Switch Block Devices
Console Port Cables/Connectors
Ethernet Port Cables and Connectors
Gigabit Ethernet Port Cables and Connectors
Switch Port Configuration
Selecting Ports to Configure
Identifying Ports
Port Speed
Port Mode
Managing Error Conditions on a Switch Port
Automatically Recover from Error Conditions
Enable and Use the Switch Port
Troubleshooting Port Connectivity
Looking for Speed and/or Duplex Mismatches
Foundation Summary
Q&A
VLANs and Trunks
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
Virtual LANs
VLAN Membership
Configuring Static VLANs
Dynamic VLANs
Deploying VLANs
Local VLANs
VLAN Trunks
VLAN Frame Identification
IEEE 802.1Q Protocol
Dynamic Trunking Protocol
VLAN Trunk Configuration
Service Provider Tunneling
IEEE 802.1Q Tunnels
Configuring a 802.1Q Tunnel
Layer 2 Protocol Tunnels
Configuring Layer 2 Protocol Tunneling
Ethernet over MPLS Tunneling
Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunks
Foundation Summary
Q&A
VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
VLAN Trunking Protocol
VTP Domains
VTP Modes
VTP Advertisements
VTP Configuration
Configuring a VTP Management Domain
Configuring the VTP Mode
Configuring the VTP Version
VTP Status
VTP Pruning
Enabling VTP Pruning
Troubleshooting VTP
Foundation Summary
Q&A
Aggregating Switch Links
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
Switch Port Aggregation with EtherChannel
Bundling Ports with EtherChannel
Distributing Traffic in EtherChannel
Configuring EtherChannel Load Balancing
EtherChannel Negotiation Protocols
Port Aggregation Protocol (PAgP)
Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)
EtherChannel Configuration
Configuring a PAgP EtherChannel
Configuring a LACP EtherChannel
Troubleshooting an EtherChannel
Foundation Summary
Q&A
Traditional Spanning Tree Protocol
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
IEEE 802.1D Overview
Bridging Loops
Preventing Loops with Spanning Tree Protocol
Spanning Tree Communication: Bridge Protocol Data Units
Electing a Root Bridge
Electing Root Ports
Electing Designated Ports
STP States
STP Timers
Topology Changes
Types of STP
Common Spanning Tree (CST)
Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST)
Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus (PVST+)
Foundation Summary
Q&A
Spannning Tree Configuration
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
STP Root Bridge
Root Bridge Placement
Root Bridge Configuration
Spanning Tree Customization
Tuning the Root Path Cost
Tuning the Port ID
Tuning Spanning Tree Convergence
Modifying STP Timers
Redundant Link Convergence
PortFast: Access Layer Nodes
UplinkFast: Access Layer Uplinks
BackboneFast: Redundant Backbone Paths
Troubleshooting STP
Foundation Summary
Q&A
Protecting the Spanning Tree Protocol Topology
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
Protecting Against Unexpected BPDUs
Root Guard
BPDU Guard
Protecting Against Sudden Loss of BPDUs
BPDU Skew Detection
Loop Guard
UDLD
Troubleshooting STP Protection
Foundation Summary
Q&A
Advanced Spanning Tree Protocol
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
RSTP Port Behavior
BPDUs in RSTP
RSTP Convergence
Synchronization
Topology Changes and RSTP
RSTP Configuration
Multiple Spanning Tree (MST) Protocol
MST Overview
MST Regions
Spanning Tree Instances Within MST
IST Instances
MST Instances
MST Configuration
Foundation Summary
Q&A
Layer 3 Switching
Multilayer Switching
ldquo;Do I Know This Already?rdquo; Quiz
Foundation Topics
InterVLAN Routing
Types of Interfaces
Configuring InterVLAN Routing
Layer 3 Port Configuration
SVI Port Configuration
Multilayer Switching with CEF
Traditional MLS Overview
CEF Overview
Forwarding Information Base (FIB)
Adjacency Table
Packet Rewrite
Configuring CEF
Fallback Bridging
Verifying Multilayer Switching
InterVLAN Routing
CEF
Fallback Bridging
Foundation Summary
Q&A

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