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Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Scaling Networks
By Cisco Networking Academy
Apr 17, 2014
This chapter introduces strategies that can be used to systematically design a highly functional network, such as the hierarchical network design model, the Cisco Enterprise Architecture, and appropriate device selections.
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CCNA Wireless 640-722 Cert Guide: Planning Coverage with Wireless APs
By David Hucaby
Apr 15, 2014
This chapter explains how wireless coverage can be adjusted and grown to scale over a greater area and a greater number of clients.
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Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to VLANs
By Cisco Networking Academy
Apr 7, 2014
This chapter will cover how to configure, manage, and troubleshoot VLANs and VLAN trunks. It will also examine security considerations and strategies relating to VLANs and trunks, and best practices for VLAN design.
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Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Switched Networks
By Cisco Networking Academy
Apr 3, 2014
This chapter begins an examination of the flow of traffic in a modern network. It examines some of the current network design models and the way LAN switches build forwarding tables and use the MAC address information to efficiently switch data between hosts.
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Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Basic Switching Concepts and Configuration
By Cisco Networking Academy
Mar 31, 2014
This chapter examines some of the basic switch configuration settings required to maintain a secure, available, switched LAN environment.
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Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Static Routing
By Cisco Networking Academy
Mar 27, 2014
This chapter explains the types of static routes as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each type. It also addresses routing configuration and troubleshooting.
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Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Routing Dynamically
By Cisco Networking Academy
Mar 24, 2014
This chapter explains multiple routing protocols (particularly dynamic routing protocols) and describes their relative strengths and weaknesses. It also shows how to read a routing table easily and interpret the IPv6 routing information listed within it.
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Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Routing Concepts
By Cisco Networking Academy
Mar 20, 2014
This chapter introduces and explains the primary functions and features of a router and explains the process for connecting and configuring devices to the router. It continues by describing the process by which routers manage packets, determine data paths, and build routing tables.
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Cisco CCENT Practice and Study Guide: Subnetting IP Networks
By Allan Johnson
Feb 25, 2014
This chapter reviews the process of subnetting IP networks. First, by reviewing a process for subnetting IPv4 networks, then, by practicing subnetting skills, including several scenarios.
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Using TRILL, FabricPath, and VXLAN: IS-IS Intra Domain Routing Protocol
By Padmanabhan Krishnan, Sanjay K. Hooda, Shyam Kapadia
Feb 14, 2014
This chapter covers the control plane aspects of TRILL and FabricPath. It provides an overview of IS-IS followed by a detailed description of the changes that were made in IS-IS to support TRILL.
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Campus Distribution (Cisco Catalyst 4500) QoS Design
By Christina Hattingh, Robert Barton, Kenneth Briley, Tim Szigeti
Jan 22, 2014
This chapter discusses the best-practice QoS design recommendations for the Cisco Catalyst 4500 (Supervisor 6-E/7-E) series switch in the role of a campus distribution layer switch.
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A Video Overview of the CCENT/CCNA Network Simulator
By Sean Wilkins
Jan 17, 2014
This CCENT/CCNA Network Simulator overview video examines the Cisco Network Simulator's redesigned interface. It also reviews the new grade history feature that enables students to track their lab attempt progress.
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Configuration Scenario Labs Video Walkthrough from the CCENT/CCNA Network Simulator
By Sean Wilkins
Jan 17, 2014
This video walkthough of the CCENT/CCNA Network Simulator Configuration Scenario (CS) covers a "typical" CS Lab, including performing all the steps to complete a lab, Cisco IOS CLI interaction, and grading.
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Skill Builder Labs Video Walkthrough from the CCENT/CCNA Network Simulator
By Sean Wilkins
Jan 17, 2014
This video walkthough of the CCENT/CCNA Network Simulator Skill Builder covers a "typical" SB lab, including performing all the steps to complete a lab, Cisco IOS CLI interaction, and grading.
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Subnetting Exercise Labs Video Walkthrough from the CCENT/CCNA Network Simulator
By Sean Wilkins
Jan 17, 2014
This video walkthrough of the CCENT/CCNA Network Simulator Subnetting Exercise (SE) covers a "typical" SE Lab, including performing all the steps to complete a lab, Cisco IOS CLI interaction, and grading.
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Troubleshooting Scenario Labs Video Walkthrough from the CCENT/CCNA Network Simulator
By Sean Wilkins
Jan 17, 2014
This video walkthough of the CCENT/CCNA Network Simulator Troubleshooting Scenario (TS) covers a "typical" TS Lab, including performing all the steps to complete a lab, Cisco IOS CLI interaction, and grading.
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Introduction to Networks: Exploring the Network
By Cisco Networking Academy
Jan 14, 2014
This chapter explores the purpose, function, technology, and implications of modern networking technology in home and enterprise environments.
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31 Days Before Your CCENT Exam: Ethernet and Media Access Control
By Allan Johnson
Jan 6, 2014
To help you prepare for your CCENT exam. this chapter reviews Ethernet technologies and operation at both the data link and physical layers.
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Cisco CCENT ICND1 100-101 Complete Video Course: Full Mesh Topology
By Kevin Wallace
Dec 26, 2013
This video illustrates a full mesh topology and gets a bit mathematical in a discussion of scalability limitations. Full Mesh Topology is a sample excerpted from Cisco CCENT ICND1 100-101 (Complete Video Course), a comprehensive, 17+ hour training course that brings Cisco CCENT exam topics to life through the use of real-world demonstrations, animations, live instruction, and configurations, making learning these foundational networking topics easy and fun.
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Cisco CCENT ICND1 100-101 Complete Video Course: Shutting Down Unused Ports
By Kevin Wallace
Dec 25, 2013
This video begins with a shocking demonstration of how easy it is for a malicious user to launch a “Man-in-the-Middle” attack. Then, you see how to help prevent this type of attack by shutting down unused ports on your Ethernet switches.

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