31 Days Before Your CCNA Routing and Switching Exam: A Day-by-day Review Guide for the ICND2 (200-101) Certification Exam (3rd Revised edition)

31 Days Before Your CCNA Routing and Switching Exam: A Day-by-day Review Guide for the ICND2 (200-101) Certification Exam (3rd Revised edition)

By: Allan Johnson (author)Paperback

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31 Days Before Your CCNA Routing and Switching Exam offers you a personable and practical way to understand the certification process, commit to taking the 200-101 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) certification exam, and finish your preparation using a variety of Primary and Supplemental study resources. The ICND2 is the second exam associated with the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. This exam tests your knowledge and skills required to successfully install, operate, and troubleshoot a small- to medium-size enterprise branch network. Sign up for the ICND2 exam and use the book's day-by-day guide and checklist to organize, prepare, and review. Each day in this guide breaks down an exam topic into a manageable bit of information to review using short summaries. A Study Resources section provides you with a quick reference for locating more in-depth treatment of a day's topics within the Primary and Supplemental resources. The features of the book empower you to fit exam preparation into a busy schedule: * Visual calendar summarizing each day's study topic * Checklist providing advice for preparation activities leading up to the exam * Description of the 200-101 ICND2 exam organization and sign up process * Strategies from the author to be mentally, organizationally, and physically prepared for exam day * Conversational tone, which makes your study time more enjoyable Primary Resources: Cisco CCNA ICND2 200-101 Official Cert Guide ISBN-13: 978-1-58714-373-1 Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 2 (ICND2) Foundation Learning Guide, Fourth Edition ISBN: 978-1-58714-377-9 Scaling Networks Companion Guide ISBN: 978-1-58713-328-2 Scaling Networks Lab Manual ISBN: 978-1-58713-325-1 Connecting Networks Companion Guide ISBN: 978-1-58713-332-9 Connecting Networks Lab Manual ISBN: 978-1-58713-331-2 Supplemental Resources: CCNA Routing and Switching Practice and Study Guide ISBN: 978-1-58713-344-2 CCNA Routing and Switching Portable Command Guide Third Edition ISBN: 978-1-58720-430-2 Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 Network Simulator ISBN: 978-0-7897-5088-4

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About Author

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 MBA and an MEd in Occupational Training and Development. He taught CCNA courses at the high school level for 7 years and has taught both CCNA and CCNP courses 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 Cisco Networking Academy as a Learning Systems Developer.

Contents

Introduction xxiv Day 31: Spanning Tree Protocols 1 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 1 Key Topics 1 STP Concepts and Operation 1 STP Algorithm 2 STP Convergence 2 STP Varieties 4 Study Resources 5 Day 30: PVST and Rapid PVST+ Operation and Configuration 7 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 7 Key Topics 7 PVST Operation 7 Port States 8 Extended System ID 8 Rapid PVST+ Operation 9 RSTP Interface Behavior 9 RSTP Port Roles 10 Edge Ports 11 Configuring and Verifying Varieties of STP 12 STP Configuration Overview 12 Configuring and Verifying the BID 12 Configuring PortFast 14 Configuring Rapid PVST+ 15 Verifying STP 15 Study Resources 16 Day 29: EtherChannel Concepts and Configuration 17 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 17 Key Topics 17 EtherChannel Operation 17 Benefits of EtherChannel 18 Implementation Restrictions 18 EtherChannel Protocols 19 Port Aggregation Protocol 19 Link Aggregation Control Protocol 20 Configuring EtherChannel 20 Verifying EtherChannel 21 Study Resources 23 Day 28: Routing Processes and Protocols 25 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 25 Key Topics 25 Dynamic Routing Metrics 25 Administrative Distance 26 IGP Comparison Summary 28 Routing Loop Prevention 28 Link-State Routing Protocol Features 29 Building the LSDB 29 Calculating the Dijkstra Algorithm 30 Convergence with Link-State Protocols 31 Study Resources 32 Day 27: Booting the Router 33 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 33 Key Topics 33 Router Internal Components 33 IOS 34 Router Boot Process 35 Changing the Configuration Register 36 Locating and Loading the Cisco IOS Image to Load 37 Selecting and Loading the Configuration 39 Study Resources 40 Day 26: IOS Images and Licensing 41 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 41 Key Topics 41 Cisco IOS Software Release Families and Trains 41 IOS Version 12.4 Family 41 IOS Version 15 43 IOS Image Filenames 45 Managing IOS Licenses 46 Study Resources 50 Day 25: Backing Up and Restoring Files 51 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 51 Key Topics 51 Cisco IOS File System and Devices 51 IFS Commands 51 URL Prefixes for Specifying File Locations 54 Commands for Managing Configuration Files 54 Manage IOS Images 56 Backing Up an IOS image 56 Restoring an IOS Image 57 Study Resources 58 Day 24: OSPFv2 Modification 59 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 59 Key Topics 59 Configuring OSPFv2 Review 59 The router ospf Command 59 The network Command 59 Router ID 60 Passive Interfaces 60 Modifying the OSPF Metric 60 OSPFv2 Configuration Example 62 Modifying Single-Area OSPFv2 63 Redistributing a Default Route 63 Modifying Hello Intervals and Hold Times 64 Authenticating OSPF Messages 65 OSPF Network Types 67 DR/BDR Election 67 Controlling the DR/BDR Election 68 Multi-Area OSPFv2 70 Multi-Area OSPFv2 Operation 70 Link-State Advertisements 72 Configuring Multi-Area OSPFv2 73 Study Resources 75 Day 23: OSPFv3 Modification 77 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 77 Key Topics 77 OSPFv3 Configuration Review 77 Modifying the OSPFv3 Configuration 79 Propagating a Default Route 79 Modifying the Timers 80 Configuring Multi-Area OSPFv3 81 Study Resources 83 Day 22: EIGRP Concepts 85 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 85 Key Topics 85 EIGRP Overview 85 EIGRP Characteristics 86 PDMs 86 RTP 86 EIGRP Packet Types 87 EIGRP Message Format 88 EIGRP Operation 89 EIGRP Convergence 89 EIGRP Composite Metric 90 Administrative Distance 91 DUAL 91 DUAL Concepts 91 DUAL FSM 92 Study Resources 93 Day 21: EIGRP for IPv4 Implementation 95 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 95 Key Topics 95 Configuring EIGRP for IPv4 95 EIGRP Topology and Addressing Scheme 95 The network Command 96 The Router ID 96 Verifying EIGRP for IPv4 97 Examining the Protocol Details 97 Examining Neighbor Tables 98 Examining Topology Tables 99 Examining the Routing Table 101 Modifying the EIGRP for IPv4 Configuration 102 Automatic Summarization 102 Manual Summarization 103 Propagating an IPv4 Default Route 105 Modifying the EIGRP Metric 106 Modifying Hello Intervals and Hold Times 106 Authenticating EIGRP Messages 107 Study Resources 109 Day 20: EIGRP for IPv6 Implementation 111 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 111 Key Topics 111 EIGRP for IPv6 Concepts 111 Configuring EIGRP for IPv6 112 Verifying EIGRP for IPv6 114 Examining the Protocol Details 114 Examining Neighbor Table 115 Examining the Routing Table 115 Modifying EIGRP for IPv6 116 Manual Summarization 116 Propagating an IPv6 Default Route 118 Modifying Bandwidth Utilization 118 Modifying Hello Intervals and Hold Times 119 Authenticating EIGRP Messages 119 Study Resources 120 Day 19: Varieties of FHRP 121 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 121 Key Topics 121 First-Hop Redundancy Concepts 121 FHRPs 122 HSRP 122 GLBP 123 Study Resources 124 Day 18: FHRP Configurations 125 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 125 Key Topics 125 HSRP Configuration 125 GLBP Configuration 128 Study Resources 131 Day 17: SNMP and Syslog 133 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 133 Key Topics 133 SNMP Operation 133 SNMP Components 133 SNMP Messages 133 SNMP Versions 134 The Management Information Base 134 Configuring SNMP 136 Verifying SNMP 136 Syslog 138 Syslog Operation 138 Syslog Configuration and Verification 140 Study Resources 142 Day 16: Utilizing NetFlow 145 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 145 Key Topics 145 NetFlow Operation 145 Configuring NetFlow 146 Verifying and Using NetFlow 147 Examining NetFlow Data 148 Study Resources 150 Day 15: Troubleshooting Methodology 151 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 151 Key Topics 151 Troubleshooting Documentation 151 Configuration Files 151 Topology Diagrams 152 Baseline Date 153 Troubleshooting Methods 154 Troubleshooting at Each Layer 156 Physical Layer 156 Data-Link Layer 156 Network Layer 156 Transport Layer 157 Application Layer 158 Bottom-Up and the Layers 159 Study Resources 159 Day 14: Troubleshooting STP and EtherChannel 161 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 161 Key Topics 161 Troubleshooting STP 161 Troubleshooting EtherChannel 162 Incorrect channel-group Command Configuration 162 Physical Interface Mismatches 164 Study Resources 165 Day 13: Troubleshooting Inter-VLAN Routing 167 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 167 Key Topics 167 Inter-VLAN Routing Configuration 167 Inter-VLAN Routing Issues 170 Physical Connections 170 Trunking Configuration 170 IP Addressing Issues 171 Study Resources 171 Day 12: Troubleshooting Routing 173 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 173 Key Topics 173 Normal Routing Behavior 173 Routing Protocol Operations 174 The Basic Routing Troubleshooting Commands 174 VLSM Troubleshooting 176 Study Resources 177 Day 11: Troubleshooting OSPF 179 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 179 Key Topics 179 OSPF Operational Considerations 179 OSPF States 179 OSPF Adjacency 180 OSPF Troubleshooting Commands 180 Study Resources 182 Day 10: Troubleshooting EIGRP 183 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 183 Key Topics 183 EIGRP Troubleshooting Commands 183 Discontiguous Networks 185 Study Resources 186 Day 9: WAN Technology Overview 187 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 187 Key Topics 187 WAN Technology Concepts 187 WAN Components 187 WAN Devices 189 WAN Operations 190 WAN Physical Layer Standards 190 WAN Data-Link Protocols 191 WAN Switching 191 Study Resources 192 Day 8: WAN Connection Options and VPNs 193 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 193 Key Topics 193 WAN Connection Options 193 Dedicated Connection Options 194 Circuit-Switched Connection Options 194 Packet-Switched Connection Options 195 Metro Ethernet 196 Frame Relay 196 Internet Connection Options 197 DSL 197 Cable Modem 198 Wireless 198 Choosing a WAN Link Option 199 VPN Technology 199 VPN Benefits 200 Types of VPN Access 200 VPN Components 201 Establishing Secure VPN Connections 202 VPN Tunneling 202 VPN Encryption Algorithms 203 Hashes 204 VPN Authentication 204 IPsec Security Protocols 204 GRE Tunneling 207 GRE Characteristics 207 GRE Configuration 208 Study Resources 210 Day 7: Serial Connections 211 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 211 Key Topics 211 Serial Communications 211 HDLC 213 HDLC Encapsulation 213 Configuring HDLC 214 Verifying HDLC 214 Study Resources 215 Day 6: PPP 217 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 217 Key Topics 217 PPP Concepts 217 The PPP Frame Format 217 PPP Link Control Protocol (LCP) 218 Looped-Link Detection 218 Enhanced Error Detection 219 PPP Multilink 219 PPP Authentication 219 PPP Configuration and Verification 220 Basic PPP 220 CHAP 221 PAP 222 Study Resources 223 Day 5: Frame Relay 225 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 225 Key Topics 225 Frame Relay Concepts 225 Frame Relay Components 226 Frame Relay Topologies 227 NBMA Limitations and Solutions 228 Inverse ARP and LMI Concepts 229 Inverse ARP and LMI Operation 231 Configuring and Verifying Frame Relay 232 Full Mesh with One Subnet 233 Configuring the Encapsulation 234 Configuring the LMI Type 235 Configuring Static Frame Relay Maps 235 Partial Mesh with One Subnet per PVC 236 Frame Relay Verification 238 Study Resources 239 Day 4: PPPoE 241 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 241 Key Topics 241 PPPoE Concepts 241 PPPoE Configuration 242 Study Resources 243 Day 3: Troubleshooting WAN Issues 245 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 245 Key Topics 245 Troubleshooting WAN Implementations 245 Troubleshooting Layer 1 Problems 246 Troubleshooting Layer 2 Problems 247 Troubleshooting Layer 3 Problems 248 Study Resources 249 Day 2: NAT 251 CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics 251 Key Topics 251 NAT Concepts 251 A NAT Example 252 Dynamic and Static NAT 253 NAT Overload 253 NAT Benefits 254 NAT Limitations 254 Configuring Static NAT 255 Configuring Dynamic NAT 256 Configuring NAT Overload 257 Verifying NAT 258 Troubleshooting NAT 259 NAT for IPv6 260 IPv6 Private Address Space 260 Purpose of NAT for IPv6 261 Study Resources 262 Day 1: CCNA Skills Review and Practice 263 Key Topics 263 CCNA Skills Practice 263 Introduction 263 Topology Diagram 263 Addressing Table 264 VLAN Configuration and Port Mappings 265 ISP Configuration 265 Task 1: Configure Frame Relay in a Hub-and-Spoke Topology 266 Task 2: Configure PPP with CHAP 266 Task 3: Configure Static and Dynamic NAT on HQ 267 Task 4: Configure Default Routing 267 Task 5: Configure Inter-VLAN Routing 267 Task 6: Configure and Optimize EIGRP Routing 267 Task 7: Configure VTP, Trunking, the VLAN Interface, and VLANs 268 Task 8: Assign VLANs and Configure Port Security 268 Task 9: Configure STP 269 Task 10: Configure DHCP 269 Task 11: Configure a Firewall ACL 269 CCNA Skills Practice (Answers) 271 Task 1: Configure Frame Relay in a Hub-and-Spoke Topology 271 Task 2: Configure PPP with CHAP 273 Task 3: Configure Static and Dynamic NAT on HQ 274 Task 4: Configure Default Routing 275 Task 5: Configure Inter-VLAN Routing 275 Task 6: Configure and Optimize EIGRP Routing 276 Task 7: Configure VTP, Trunking, the VLAN Interface, and VLANs 278 Task 8: Assign VLANs and Configure Port Security 281 Task 9: Configure STP 282 Task 10: Configure DHCP 283 Task 11: Configure a Firewall ACL 284 CCNA Skills Challenge 285 Exam Day 287 Post-Exam Information 289 TOC, 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  • publication date: 07/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781587204630
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781587204630
  • weight: 456
  • ISBN10: 1587204630
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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