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Title:
Authorized self-study guide : interconnecting Cisco network devices
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Series:
Certification self-study series
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication Information:
Indianapolis, IN : Cisco Press, 2008
Physical Description:
xxv, 491 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN:
9781587054624

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Summary

Summary

This self-study text is based on the content of the ICND1 course (previously known as INTRO). It covers the foundation topics of networking and provides an introduction to Cisco IOS and Cisco devices.


Author Notes

Steve McQuerry, CCIE No. 6108, is a consulting systems engineer with Cisco focused on data center architecture. Steve works with enterprise customers in the midwestern United States to help them plan their data center architectures. Steve has been an active member of the internetworking community since 1991 and has held multiple certifications from Novell, Microsoft, and Cisco. Prior to joining Cisco, Steve worked as an independent contractor with Global Knowledge, where he taught and developed coursework around Cisco technologies and certifications.


Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Chapter 1 Building a Simple Network
Chapter Objectives
Exploring the Functions of Networking
Securing the Network
Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model
Understanding TCP/IP s Internet Layer
IP Network Addressing
Understanding TCP/IP s Transport and Application Layers
Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
Understanding Ethernet
Connecting to an Ethernet LAN
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter 2 Ethernet LANs
Chapter Objectives
Understanding the Challenges of Shared LANs
Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
Operating Cisco IOS Software
Starting a Switch
Understanding Switch Security
Maximizing the Benefits of Switching
Troubleshooting Switch Issues
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter 3 Wireless LANs
Chapter Objectives
Exploring Wireless Networking
Understanding WLAN Security
Implementing a WLAN
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter 4 LAN Connections
Chapter Objectives
Exploring the Functions of Routing
Understanding Binary Numbering
Constructing a Network Addressing
Scheme Starting a Cisco Router
Configuring a Cisco Router
Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
Understanding Cisco Router Security
Using the Cisco SDM
Using a Cisco Router as a DHCP Server
Accessing Remote Devices
Chapter Summary
Chapter 5 WAN Connections
Chapter Objectives
Understanding WAN Technologies
Enabling the Internet Connection
Enabling Static Routing
Configuring Serial Encapsulation
Enabling RIP
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Chapter 6 Network Environment Management
Chapter Objectives
Discovering Neighbors on the Network
Managing Cisco Router Startup and Configuration
Managing Cisco Devices
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
Appendix
Answers to Chapter
Review Questions
Index
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