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Cisco Networking All-in-One For Dummies

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-09-20
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?


What the book covers: This book reviews important networking concepts in the first part. Next, it covers Cisco solutions and products and drills down into details about how to utilize Cisco switches and routers to implement, secure, and optimize Cisco networks that carry various types of data: computer data, voice, video, and storage data. Books Include:-Networking Basics-Network Switching-Network Routing-Cisco Networking Solutions and Products-Designing and Implementing Cisco Networks-Securing Cisco Networks-Optimizing Cisco Networks

Author Biography

Edward Tetz has worked with computers as a sales associate, support tech, trainer, and consultant. He holds the Cisco CCNA and numerous other certifications, and has provided system and LAN support to both large and small organizations. Ed is coauthor of CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Book I: Overview 5

Chapter 1: Looking at the Cisco Network World 7

Chapter 2: Exploring Cisco Network Design 23

Chapter 3: Knowing as Little as Possible about Math 47

Chapter 4: Testing Your Core Networking Knowledge 59

Chapter 5: Getting into the Cisco Internetwork Operating System 95

Book II: Internet Protocols 131

Chapter 1: Making the Most of IPv4 133

Chapter 2: Choosing between Protocols: TCP and UDP 159

Chapter 3: Working with ARP, the IP Communication Model, and Data Link Layer Troubleshooting 177

Chapter 4: Preparing for the Advent of IPv6 203

Book III: Switching 211

Chapter 1: Reviewing the Enterprise LAN 213

Chapter 2: Switching Basics 225

Chapter 3: Confi guring Switches 237

Chapter 4: Easing Device Discovery with CDP 265

Chapter 5: Virtualizing Networks with VLANs and VTP 277

Chapter 6: Adding Fault Tolerance with STP 295

Chapter 7: Adding Fault Tolerance with EtherChannel 315

Chapter 8: Speeding Confi guration with Smartport Macros 327

Book IV: Routing 337

Chapter 1: Making the Wide Area Network (WAN) Wide 339

Chapter 2: Cozying Up to Routing Basics 351

Chapter 3: Router Confi guration 365

Chapter 4: Setting Up Static Routes 385

Chapter 5: Confi guring Serial Connections and WAN Links 395

Chapter 6: Meeting the Routing Protocols 407

Chapter 7: Checking Out RIP and EIGRP Characteristics and Design 419

Chapter 8: Getting Comfortable with the OSPF and IS-IS Protocols 433

Chapter 9: Routing with BGP and IP Multicast 451

Book V: Wireless 471

Chapter 1: Getting Wise to Wireless LANs473

Chapter 2: Planning Your WLAN 491

Chapter 3: Securing Your WLAN 519

Chapter 4: Building a Cisco Wireless Network 535

Book VI: Security 555

Chapter 1: Defending against Common Attacks with Basic Security Tools 557

Chapter 2: Securing Networks with Cisco's Adaptive Security Appliance 579

Chapter 3: Securing Networks with ACLs and NAT 611

Chapter 4: Cisco Security Best Practices 633

Index 655

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