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Publication Date: Jul 2009
Three exams, two certifications, one complete Cisco training solution for networking professionals!
The CCNA exam is an entry-level IT certification from Cisco Systems for professionals installing and maintaining route and switched networks. The current exam material covers networking concepts along with new and updated content on network security fundamentals and the basics of wireless networking.
This book can be used as a study guide for either track you choose to receive your CCNA - the single exam, 640-802 or the combined 640-822 and 640-816, and for the CCENT certification which a student will receive upon completion of the 640-822 exam. The author team has arranged the content so that you can easily identify the objectives for each half of the combined exam.
* Layout of the guide parallels the CCNA/CCENT exam objectives for ease of study * Details all aspects of the exams including security and wireless networking essentials * Covers everything from introductory to advanced topics-keeping the beginner and intermediate IT professional in mind * Chapter ending questions and answers allow for graduated learning * Two practice exams on the accompanying DVD help eliminate test-day jitters
Dale Liu, (MCSE Security, CISSP, MCT, IAM/IEM, CCNA) has been working in the computer and networking field for over 20 years. Dale's experience ranges from programming to networking to information security and project management. He currently teaches networking, routing and security classes, while working in the field performing security audits and infrastructure design for medium to large companies.
Acknowledgements About the Authors Chapter 1: Introduction to Networking Chapter 2: The Open Systems Interconnect Model Chapter 3: Subnetting, CIDR, and Variable Length Subnet Masking Chapter 4: Configuring Cisco Routers Chapter 5: Routing Protocols: RIP, RIPv2, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF Chapter 6: Implementing RIP, Version 2 Chapter 7: Implementing the OSPF Protocol Chapter 8: Implementing the EIGRP Chapter 9: Access Control Lists Chapter 10: IPv6 Chapter 11: Configuring Cisco Switches Chapter 12: Spanning-Tree Protocol Chapter 13: VLANs Chapter 14: VLAN Truncking Protocol Chapter 15: Cisco WAN Configuration Chapter 16: Configuring PPP and CHAP Appendix: Self Test