CCNA Routing and Switching ICND2 200-105 Official Cert Guide, Academic Edition VitalSource eText : 9780134514086

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CCNA ICND2 200-105 Official Cert Guide, Academic Edition is a comprehensive textbook and study package for an intermediate-level networking course. This book has been completely revised to align to Cisco's new CCNA 200-105 ICND2 exam. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing student's retention and recall of exam topics. The book is printed in four color, allowing students to benefit from carefully crafted figures that utilize color to convey concepts. Students will organize their study through the use of the consistent features in these chapters.

Table of contents
Your Study Plan
Part I Ethernet LANs
Chapter 1 Implementing Ethernet Virtual LANs
Foundation Topics
Virtual LAN Concepts
Creating Multiswitch VLANs Using Trunking
Forwarding Data Between VLANs
VLAN and VLAN Trunking Configuration and Verification
Creating VLANs and Assigning Access VLANs to an Interface
VLAN Trunking Protocol
VLAN Trunking Configuration
Implementing Interfaces Connected to Phones
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 2 Spanning Tree Protocol Concepts
Foundation Topics
Spanning Tree Protocol (IEEE 802.1D)
The Need for Spanning Tree
What IEEE 802.1D Spanning Tree Does
How Spanning Tree Works
Influencing and Changing the STP Topology
Rapid STP (IEEE 802.1w) Concepts
Comparing STP and RSTP
RSTP and the Alternate (Root) Port Role
RSTP States and Processes
RSTP and the Backup (Designated) Port Role
RSTP Port Types
Optional STP Features
BPDU Guard
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 3 Spanning Tree Protocol Implementation
Foundation Topics
Implementing STP
Setting the STP Mode
Connecting STP Concepts to STP Configuration Options
Verifying STP Operation
Configuring STP Port Costs
Configuring Priority to Influence the Root Election
Implementing Optional STP Features
Configuring PortFast and BPDU Guard
Configuring EtherChannel
Implementing RSTP
Identifying the STP Mode on a Catalyst Switch
RSTP Port Roles
RSTP Port States
RSTP Port Types
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 4 LAN Troubleshooting
Foundation Topics
Troubleshooting STP
Determining the Root Switch
Determining the Root Port on Nonroot Switches
Determining the Designated Port on Each LAN Segment
STP Convergence
Troubleshooting Layer 2 EtherChannel
Incorrect Options on the channel-group Command
Configuration Checks Before Adding Interfaces to EtherChannels
Analyzing the Switch Data Plane Forwarding
Predicting STP Impact on MAC Tables
Predicting EtherChannel Impact on MAC Tables
Choosing the VLAN of Incoming Frames
Troubleshooting VLANs and VLAN Trunks
Access VLAN Configuration Incorrect
Access VLANs Undefined or Disabled
Mismatched Trunking Operational States
Mismatched Supported VLAN List on Trunks
Mismatched Native VLAN on a Trunk
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review
Chapter 5 VLAN Trunking Protocol
Foundation Topics
VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) Concepts
Basic VTP Operation
VTP Version 1 Versus Version 2
VTP Pruning
Summary of VTP Features
VTP Configuration and Verification
Using VTP: Configuring Servers and Clients
Verifying Switches Synchronized Databases
Storing the VTP and Related Configuration
Avoiding Using VTP
VTP Troubleshooting
Determining Why VTP Is Not Synchronizing
Common Rejections When Configuring VTP
Problems When Adding Switches to a Network
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 6 Miscellaneous LAN Topics
Foundation Topics
Securing Access with IEEE 802.1x
AAA Authentication
AAA Login Process
TACACS+ and RADIUS Protocols
AAA Configuration Examples
DHCP Snooping
DHCP Snooping Basics
An Example DHCP-based Attack
How DHCP Snooping Works
Summarizing DHCP Snooping Features
Switch Stacking and Chassis Aggregation
Traditional Access Switching Without Stacking
Switch Stacking of Access Layer Switches
Switch Stack Operation as a Single Logical Switch
Cisco FlexStack and FlexStack-Plus
Chassis Aggregation
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Part I Review
Part II IPv4 Routing Protocols
Chapter 7 Understanding OSPF Concepts
Foundation Topics
Comparing Dynamic Routing Protocol Features
Routing Protocol Functions
Interior and Exterior Routing Protocols
Comparing IGPs
Administrative Distance
OSPF Concepts and Operation
OSPF Overview
Becoming OSPF Neighbors
Exchanging the LSDB Between Neighbors
Calculating the Best Routes with SPF
OSPF Area Design
OSPF Areas
How Areas Reduce SPF Calculation Time
OSPF Area Design Advantages
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 8 Implementing OSPF for IPv4
Foundation Topics
Implementing Single-Area OSPFv2
OSPF Single-Area Configuration
Matching with the OSPF network Command
Verifying OSPFv2 Single Area
Configuring the OSPF Router ID
OSPF Passive Interfaces
Implementing Multiarea OSPFv2
Single-Area Configurations
Multiarea Configuration
Verifying the Multiarea Configuration
Additional OSPF Features
OSPF Default Routes
OSPF Metrics (Cost)
OSPF Load Balancing
OSPFv2 Interface Configuration
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 9 Understanding EIGRP Concepts
Foundation Topics
EIGRP and Distance Vector Routing Protocols
Introduction to EIGRP
Basic Distance Vector Routing Protocol Features
EIGRP as an Advanced DV Protocol
EIGRP Concepts and Operation
EIGRP Neighbors
Exchanging EIGRP Topology Information
Calculating the Best Routes for the Routing Table
EIGRP Convergence
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 10 Implementing EIGRP for IPv4
Foundation Topics
Core EIGRP Configuration and Verification
EIGRP Configuration
Configuring EIGRP Using a Wildcard Mask
Verifying EIGRP Core Features
EIGRP Metrics, Successors, and Feasible Successors
Viewing the EIGRP Topology Table
Examining the Metric Components
Other EIGRP Configuration Settings
Load Balancing Across Multiple EIGRP Routes
Tuning the EIGRP Metric Calculation
Autosummarization and Discontiguous Classful Networks
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 11 Troubleshooting IPv4 Routing Protocols
Foundation Topics
Perspectives on Troubleshooting Routing Protocol Problems
Interfaces Enabled with a Routing Protocol
EIGRP Interface Troubleshooting
OSPF Interface Troubleshooting
Neighbor Relationships
EIGRP Neighbor Verification Checks
EIGRP Neighbor Troubleshooting Example
OSPF Neighbor Troubleshooting
Other OSPF Issues
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review
Chapter 12 Implementing External BGP
Foundation Topics
BGP Concepts
Advertising Routes with BGP
Internal and External BGP
Choosing the Best Routes with BGP
eBGP and the Internet Edge
eBGP Configuration and Verification
BGP Configuration Concepts
Configuring eBGP Neighbors Using Link Addresses
Injecting BGP Table Entries with the network Command
Learning a Default Route from the ISP
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Part II Review
Part III Wide-Area Networks
Chapter 13 Implementing Point-to-Point WANs
Foundation Topics
Leased-Line WANs with HDLC
Layer 1 Leased Lines
Layer 2 Leased Lines with HDLC
Configuring HDLC
Leased-Line WANs with PPP
PPP Concepts
Implementing PPP
Implementing PPP CHAP
Implementing PPP PAP
Implementing Multilink PPP
Troubleshooting Serial Links
Troubleshooting Layer 1 Problems
Troubleshooting Layer 2 Problems
Troubleshooting Layer 3 Problems
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 14 Private WANs with Ethernet and MPLS
Foundation Topics
Metro Ethernet
Metro Ethernet Physical Design and Topology
Ethernet WAN Services and Topologies
Layer 3 Design Using Metro Ethernet
Ethernet Virtual Circuit Bandwidth Profiles
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
MPLS VPN Physical Design and Topology
MPLS and Quality of Service
Layer 3 with MPLS VPN
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 15 Private WANs with Internet VPN
Foundation Topics
Internet Access and Internet VPN Fundamentals
Internet Access
Internet VPN Fundamentals
GRE Tunnels and DMVPN
GRE Tunnel Concepts
Configuring GRE Tunnels
Verifying a GRE Tunnel
Troubleshooting GRE Tunnels
Multipoint Internet VPNs Using DMVPN
PPP over Ethernet
PPPoE Concepts
PPPoE Configuration
PPPoE Verification
PPPoE Troubleshooting
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Part III Review
Part IV IPv4 Services: ACLs and QoS
Chapter 16 Basic IPv4 Access Control Lists
Foundation Topics
IPv4 Access Control List Basics
ACL Location and Direction
Matching Packets
Taking Action When a Match Occurs
Types of IP ACLs
Standard Numbered IPv4 ACLs
List Logic with IP ACLs
Matching Logic and Command Syntax
Implementing Standard IP ACLs
Troubleshooting and Verification Tips
Practice Applying Standard IP ACLs
Practice Building access-list Commands
Reverse Engineering from ACL to Address Range
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 17 Advanced IPv4 Access Control Lists
Foundation Topics
Extended Numbered IP Access Control Lists
Matching the Protocol, Source IP, and Destination IP
Matching TCP and UDP Port Numbers
Extended IP ACL Configuration
Practice Building access-list Commands
Named ACLs and ACL Editing
Named IP Access Lists
Editing ACLs Using Sequence Numbers
Numbered ACL Configuration Versus Named ACL Configuration
ACL Implementation Considerations
Troubleshooting with IPv4 ACLs
Analyzing ACL Behavior in a Network
ACL Interactions with Router-Generated Packets
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 18 Quality of Service (QoS)
Foundation Topics
Introduction to QoS
QoS: Managing Bandwidth, Delay, Jitter, and Loss
Types of Traffic
QoS as Mentioned in This Book
QoS on Switches and Routers
Classification and Marking
Classification Basics
Matching (Classification) Basics
Classification on Routers with ACLs and NBAR
Marking IP DSCP and Ethernet CoS
Defining Trust Boundaries
DiffServ Suggested Marking Values
Congestion Management (Queuing)
Round Robin Scheduling (Prioritization)
Low Latency Queuing
A Prioritization Strategy for Data, Voice, and Video
Shaping and Policing
Congestion Avoidance
TCP Windowing Basics
Congestion Avoidance Tools
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Part IV Review
Part V IPv4 Routing and Troubleshooting
Chapter 19 IPv4 Routing in the LAN
Foundation Topics
VLAN Routing with Router 802.1Q Trunks
Configuring ROAS
Verifying ROAS
Troubleshooting ROAS
VLAN Routing with Layer 3 Switch SVIs
Configuring Routing Using Switch SVIs
Verifying Routing with SVIs
Troubleshooting Routing with SVIs
VLAN Routing with Layer 3 Switch Routed Ports
Implementing Routed Interfaces on Switches
Implementing Layer 3 EtherChannels
Troubleshooting Layer 3 EtherChannels
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 20 Implementing HSRP for First-Hop Routing
Foundation Topics
FHRP and HSRP Concepts
The Need for Redundancy in Networks
The Need for a First Hop Redundancy Protocol
The Three Solutions for First-Hop Redundancy
HSRP Concepts
Implementing HSRP
Configuring and Verifying Basic HSRP
HSRP Active Role with Priority and Preemption
HSRP Versions
Troubleshooting HSRP
Checking HSRP Configuration
Symptoms of HSRP Misconfiguration
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 21 Troubleshooting IPv4 Routing
Foundation Topics
Problems Between the Host and the Default Router
Root Causes Based on a Host’s IPv4 Settings
Root Causes Based on the Default Router’s Configuration
Problems with Routing Packets Between Routers
IP Forwarding by Matching the Most Specific Route
Routing Problems Caused by Incorrect Addressing Plans
Pointers to Related Troubleshooting Topics
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review
Part V Review
Part VI IPv6
Chapter 22 IPv6 Routing Operation and Troubleshooting
Foundation Topics
Normal IPv6 Operation
Unicast IPv6 Addresses and IPv6 Subnetting
Assigning Addresses to Hosts
Router Address and Static Route Configuration
Verifying IPv6 Connectivity
Troubleshooting IPv6
Pings from the Host Work Only in Some Cases
Pings Fail from a Host to Its Default Router
Problems Using Any Function That Requires DNS
Host Is Missing IPv6 Settings: Stateful DHCP Issues
Host Is Missing IPv6 Settings: SLAAC Issues
Traceroute Shows Some Hops, But Fails
Routing Looks Good, But Traceroute Still Fails
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review
Chapter 23 Implementing OSPF for IPv6
Foundation Topics
OSPFv3 for IPv6 Concepts
IPv6 Routing Protocol Versions and Protocols
Two Options for Implementing Dual Stack with OSPF
OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 Internals
OSPFv3 Configuration
Basic OSPFv3 Configuration
Other OSPFv3 Configuration Settings
OSPFv3 Verification and Troubleshooting
OSPFv3 Interfaces
OSPFv3 Neighbors
The Issue of IPv6 MTU
OSPFv3 Metrics and IPv6 Routes
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 24 Implementing EIGRP for IPv6
Foundation Topics
EIGRP for IPv6 Configuration
EIGRP for IPv6 Configuration Basics
EIGRP for IPv6 Configuration Example
Other EIGRP for IPv6 Configuration Settings
EIGRP for IPv6 Verification and Troubleshooting
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 25 IPv6 Access Control Lists
Foundation Topics
IPv6 Access Control List Basics
Similarities and Differences Between IPv4 and IPv6 ACLs
ACL Location and Direction
IPv6 Filtering Policies
ICMPv6 Filtering Caution
Capabilities of IPv6 ACLs
Limitations of IPv6 ACLs
Configuring Standard IPv6 ACLs
Configuring Extended IPv6 ACLs
Other IPv6 ACL Topics
Implicit IPv6 ACL Rules
IPv6 Management Control ACLs
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Part VI Review
Part VII Miscellaneous
Chapter 26 Network Management
Foundation Topics
Simple Network Management Protocol
SNMP Concepts
Implementing SNMP Version 2c
Implementing SNMP Version 3
IP Service Level Agreement
An Overview of IP SLA
Basic IP SLA ICMP-Echo Configuration
Troubleshooting Using IP SLA Counters
Troubleshooting Using IP SLA History
SPAN Concepts
Configuring Local SPAN
SPAN Session Parameters for Troubleshooting
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 27 Cloud Computing
Foundation Topics
Cloud Computing Concepts
Server Virtualization
Cloud Computing Services
Cloud and the “As a Service” Model
WAN Traffic Paths to Reach Cloud Services
Enterprise WAN Connections to Public Cloud
A Scenario: Branch Offices and the Public Cloud
Virtual Network Functions and Services
Virtual Network Functions: Firewalls and Routers
DNS Services
Address Assignment Services and DHCP
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Chapter 28 SDN and Network Programmability
Foundation Topics
SDN and Network Programmability Basics
The Data, Control, and Management Planes
Controllers and Network Architecture
SDN Architecture Summary
Examples of Network Programmability and SDN
Open SDN and OpenFlow
The Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure
The Cisco APIC Enterprise Module
Comparing the Three Examples
Cisco APIC-EM Path Trace ACL Analysis Application
APIC-EM Path Trace App
APIC-EM Path Trace ACL Analysis Tool Timing and Exam Topic
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter Review
Part VII Review
Part VIII Final Prep
Chapter 29 Final Review
Advice About the Exam Event
Learn the Question Types Using the Cisco Certification Exam Tutorial
Think About Your Time Budget Versus Number of Questions
A Suggested Time-Check Method
Miscellaneous Pre-Exam Suggestions
Reserve the Hour After the Exam in Case You Fail
Exam Review
Take Practice Exams
Practicing Taking the ICND2 or CCNA R&S Exam
Advice on How to Answer Exam Questions
Taking Other Practice Exams
Find Knowledge Gaps Through Question Review
Practice Hands-On CLI Skills
Review Mind Maps from Part Review
Do Labs
Assess Whether You Are Ready to Pass (and the Fallacy of Exam Scores)
Study Suggestions After Failing to Pass
Other Study Tasks
Final Thoughts
Part IX Appendixes
Appendix A Numeric Reference Tables
Appendix B CCNA ICND2 200-105 Exam Updates

Appendix C Answers to the Review Questions
Appendix D Practice for Chapter 16: Basic IPv4 Access Control Lists
Appendix E Mind Map Solutions
Appendix F Study Planner
Appendix G Learning IPv4 Routes with RIPv2
Appendix H Understanding Frame Relay Concepts
Appendix I Implementing Frame Relay
Appendix J IPv4 Troubleshooting Tools
Appendix K Topics from Previous Editions
Appendix L Exam Topic Cross Reference
Access Code info.

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