Networking Basics CCNA 1 Labs and Study Guide (Cisco Networking Academy)

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The completely revised and only authorized Labs and Study Guide for the Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNA 1 curriculum A portable classroom resource that supports the topics in the CCNA 1 curriculum aligning 1:1 with course modules Includes all the labs in the online curriculum as well as additional instructor-created challenge labs for extended learning and classroom exercises Written by leading Academy instructor Shawn McReynolds, who bring a fresh voice to the course material The all-new Labs and Study Guide titles combine the best of the former Lab Companions and Engineering Journal and Workbooks with new features to improve the student's hands-on skills and reinforce the topics for each CCNA course.Networking Basics CCNA 1 Labs and Study Guideis a complete collection of the lab exercises specifically written for the CCNA 1 course in the Cisco Networking Academy Program, designed to give students hands-on experience in a particular concept or technology. Each lab contains an introductory overview, a preparation/tools required section, explanations of commands, and step-by-step instructions to reinforce the concepts introduced in the online course and covered in the Companion Guide. NEW: Challenge labs written by Academy instructors, tested in their classrooms will be included as additional or alternative labs. The Study Guide section is designed to provide additional exercises and activities to reinforce students'understanding of the course topics, preparing them for the course assessments. As a study guide it will also continue to provide ample writing opportunities to guide students into the habit of keeping notes on networking topics.

Author Biography

Shawn McReynolds is the director of the Cisco Networking Academy Program at Southwest Virginia Community College

Table of Contents

Introduction to Networkingp. 1
Study Guidep. 2
Connecting to the Internetp. 2
Network Mathp. 7
Lab Exercisesp. 15
PC Hardware (1.1.2)p. 15
PC Network TCP/IP Configuration (1.1.6)p. 17
Using ping and tracert from a Workstation (1.1.7)p. 24
Web Browser Basics (1.1.8)p. 29
Basic PC/Network Troubleshooting Process (1.1.9)p. 31
Decimal to Binary Conversion (1.2.5)p. 33
Binary to Decimal Conversion (1.2.6)p. 35
Hexadecimal Conversion (1.2.8)p. 36
Understanding Number Systemsp. 40
Networking Fundamentalsp. 45
Study Guidep. 46
Networking Terminologyp. 46
Bandwidthp. 53
Networking Modelsp. 57
Lab Exercisesp. 62
OSI Model and TCP/IP Model (Lab 2.3.6)p. 62
OSI Model Characteristics and Devices (Lab 2.3.7)p. 63
Networking Device Identification and Associationp. 65
Networking Mediap. 69
Study Guidep. 70
Copper Mediap. 70
Optical Mediap. 78
Wireless Mediap. 82
Lab Exercisesp. 87
Safe Handling and Use of a Multimeter (3.1.1)p. 87
Voltage Measurement (3.1.2)p. 89
Resistance Measurement (3.1.3)p. 92
Series Circuits (3.1.5)p. 95
Communications Circuits (3.1.9a)p. 97
Fluke 620 Basic Cable Testing (3.1.9b)p. 99
Straight-Through Cable Construction (3.1.9c)p. 101
Rollover Cable Construction (3.1.9d)p. 103
Crossover Cable Construction (3.1.9e)p. 105
UTP Cable Purchase (3.1.9f)p. 108
Fiber-Optic Cable Purchase (3.2.8)p. 109
Testing a Crossover Cablep. 110
Creating a Cable Converterp. 112
Cable Testingp. 115
Study Guidep. 116
Frequency-Based Cable Testingp. 116
Signals and Noisep. 120
Lab Exercisesp. 126
Fluke 620 Cable Tester-Wire Map (4.2.9a)p. 126
Fluke 620 Cable Tester-Faults (4.2.9b)p. 128
Fluke 620 Cable Tester-Length (4.2.9c)p. 130
Fluke LinkRunner-LAN Tests (4.2.9d)p. 132
Fluke LinkRunner-Cable and NIC Tests (4.2.9e)p. 138
Cabling LANs and WANsp. 143
Study Guidep. 144
Cabling LANsp. 144
Cabling WANsp. 151
Lab Exercisesp. 155
RJ-45 Jack Punch Down (5.1.5)p. 155
Hub and NIC Purchase (5.1.7)p. 156
Purchasing LAN Switches (5.1.10)p. 158
Building a Peer-to-Peer Network (5.1.12)p. 160
Building a Hub-Based Network (5.1.13a)p. 163
Building a Switch-Based Network (5.1.13b)p. 166
Connecting Router LAN Interfaces (5.2.3a)p. 170
Building a Basic Routed WAN (5.2.3b)p. 172
Troubleshooting Interconnected Devices (5.2.3c)p. 178
Establishing a Console Connection to a Router or Switch (5.2.7)p. 180
Building a Multiswitch Networkp. 185
Ethernet Fundamentalsp. 189
Study Guidep. 190
Ethernet Fundamentalsp. 190
Ethernet Operationp. 196
Lab Exercisesp. 202
Identifying MAC Addresses in a LANp. 202
Ethernet Technologiesp. 207
Study Guidep. 208
10-Mbps and 100-Mbps Ethernetp. 208
Gigabit and 10-Gigabit Ethernetp. 212
Lab Exercisesp. 217
Waveform Decoding (7.1.2)p. 217
Introduction to Fluke Network Inspector (7.1.9a)p. 236
Introduction to Fluke Protocol Inspector (7.1.9b)p. 247
Appendix: Protocol Inspector Toolbars (7.1.9b)p. 258
Ethernet Switchingp. 263
Study Guidep. 264
Ethernet Switchingp. 264
Collision Domains and Broadcast Domainsp. 268
Lab Exercisesp. 276
Building a Multiswitch Network with Redundant Linksp. 276
TCP/IP Protocol Suite and IP Addressingp. 279
Study Guidep. 280
Introduction to TCP/IPp. 280
Internet Addressesp. 282
Obtaining an IP Addressp. 286
Lab Exercisesp. 289
IP Addressing Basics (9.2.7)p. 289
DHCP Client Setup (9.3.5)p. 292
Workstation ARP (9.3.7)p. 298
Identifying Internetworksp. 301
Using Fluke Protocol Inspector to Monitor ARPp. 303
Routing Fundamentals and Subnetsp. 309
Study Guidep. 310
Routed Protocolp. 310
IP Routing Protocolsp. 312
Mechanics of Subnetingp. 321
Lab Exercisesp. 327
Small Router Purchase (10.2.9)p. 327
Basic Subnetting (10.3.5a)p. 328
Subnetting a Class A Address (10.3.5b)p. 334
Subnetting a Class B Address (10.3.5c)p. 335
Subnetting a Class C Address (10.3.5d)p. 337
Subnetting a Network Using a Class C Address (1)p. 338
Subnetting a Network Using a Class C Address (2)p. 341
TCP/IP Transport and Application Layersp. 345
Study Guidep. 346
TCP/IP Transport Layerp. 346
Application Layerp. 351
Lab Exercisesp. 354
Protocol Inspector, TCP, and HTTP (11.2.4)p. 354
Accessing FTP and Telnet Serversp. 355
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