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Networking Basics CCNA 1 Labs and Study Guide (Cisco Networking Academy)

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  • Copyright 2007
  • Dimensions: 8-1/2x11
  • Pages: 384
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 1-58713-165-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58713-165-3

The completely revised and only authorized Labs and Study Guide for the Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNA 1 curriculum

  • A portable classroom resource that supports the topics in the CCNA 1 curriculum aligning 1:1 with course modules
  • Includes all the labs in the online curriculum as well as additional instructor-created challenge labs for extended learning and classroom exercises
  • Written by leading Academy instructor Shawn McReynolds, who bring a fresh voice to the course material

The all-new Labs and Study Guide titles combine the best of the former Lab Companions and Engineering Journal and Workbooks with new features to improve the student's hands-on skills and reinforce the topics for each CCNA course. Networking Basics CCNA 1 Labs and Study Guide is a complete collection of the lab exercises specifically written for the CCNA 1 course in the Cisco Networking Academy Program, designed to give students hands-on experience in a particular concept or technology. Each lab contains an introductory overview, a preparation/tools required section, explanations of commands, and step-by-step instructions to reinforce the concepts introduced in the online course and covered in the Companion Guide. NEW: Challenge labs written by Academy instructors, tested in their classrooms will be included as additional or alternative labs. The Study Guide section is designed to provide additional exercises and activities to reinforce students' understanding of the course topics, preparing them for the course assessments. As a study guide it will also continue to provide ample writing opportunities to guide students into the habit of keeping notes on networking topics.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1               Introduction to Networking  

Study Guide  

Connecting to the Internet  

Network Math  

Lab Exercises 

Curriculum Lab 1-1: PC Hardware (1.1.2) 

Curriculum Lab 1-2: PC Network TCP/IP Configuration (1.1.6) 

Curriculum Lab 1-3: Using ping and tracert from a Workstation (1.1.7) 

Curriculum Lab 1-4: Web Browser Basics (1.1.8) 

Curriculum Lab 1-5: Basic PC/Network Troubleshooting Process (1.1.9) 

Curriculum Lab 1-6: Decimal to Binary Conversion (1.2.5) 

Curriculum Lab 1-7: Binary to Decimal Conversion (1.2.6) 

Curriculum Lab 1-8: Hexadecimal Conversion (1.2.8) 

Challenge Lab 1-9: Understanding Number Systems 

Chapter 2               Networking Fundamentals 

Study Guide 

Networking Terminology 

Bandwidth 

Networking Models 

Lab Exercises 

Curriculum Lab 2-1: OSI Model and TCP/IP Model (Lab 2.3.6) 

Curriculum Lab 2-2: OSI Model Characteristics and Devices (Lab 2.3.7) 

Comprehensive Lab 2-3: Networking Device Identification and Association 

Chapter 3               Networking Media 

Study Guide 

Copper Media 

Optical Media 

Wireless Media 

Lab Exercises 

Curriculum Lab 3-1: Safe Handling and Use of a Multimeter (3.1.1) 

Curriculum Lab 3-2 Voltage Measurement (3.1.2) 

Curriculum Lab 3-3: Resistance Measurement (3.1.3) 

Curriculum Lab 3-4: Series Circuits (3.1.5) 

Curriculum Lab 3-5: Communications Circuits (3.1.9a) 

Curriculum Lab 3-6: Fluke 620 Basic Cable Testing (3.1.9b) 

Curriculum Lab 3-7: Straight-Through Cable Construction (3.1.9c) 

Curriculum Lab 3-8: Rollover Cable Construction (3.1.9d) 

Curriculum Lab 3-9: Crossover Cable Construction (3.1.9e) 

Curriculum Lab 3-10: UTP Cable Purchase (3.1.9f) 

Curriculum Lab 3-11: Fiber-Optic Cable Purchase (3.2.8) 

Comprehensive Lab 3-12: Testing a Crossover Cable 

Challenge Lab 3-13: Creating a Cable Converter 

Chapter 4               Cable Testing 

Study Guide 

Frequency-Based Cable Testing 

Signals and Noise 

Lab Exercises 

Curriculum Lab 4-1: Fluke 620 Cable Tester–Wire Map (4.2.9a) 

Curriculum Lab 4-2: Fluke 620 Cable Tester–Faults (4.2.9b) 

Curriculum Lab 4-3: Fluke 620 Cable Tester–Length (4.2.9c) 

Curriculum Lab 4-4: Fluke LinkRunner–LAN Tests (4.2.9d) 

Curriculum Lab 4-5: Fluke LinkRunner–Cable and NIC Tests (4.2.9e) 

Chapter 5               Cabling LANs and WANs 

Study Guide 

Cabling LANs 

Cabling WANs 

Lab Exercises 

Curriculum Lab 5-1: RJ-45 Jack Punch Down (5.1.5) 

Curriculum Lab 5-2: Hub and NIC Purchase (5.1.7) 

Curriculum Lab 5-3: Purchasing LAN Switches (5.1.10) 

Curriculum Lab 5-4: Building a Peer-to-Peer Network (5.1.12) 

Curriculum Lab 5-5: Building a Hub-Based Network (5.1.13a) 

Curriculum Lab 5-6: Building a Switch-Based Network (5.1.13b) 

Curriculum Lab 5-7: Connecting Router LAN Interfaces (5.2.3a) 

Curriculum Lab 5-8: Building a Basic Routed WAN (5.2.3b) 

Curriculum Lab 5-9: Troubleshooting Interconnected Devices (5.2.3c) 

Curriculum Lab 5-10: Establishing a Console Connection to a Router or Switch (5.2.7) 

Comprehensive Lab 5-11: Building a Multiswitch Network 

Chapter 6               Ethernet Fundamentals 

Study Guide 

Ethernet Fundamentals 

Ethernet Operation 

Lab Exercises 

Challenge Lab 6-1: Identifying MAC Addresses in a LAN 

Chapter 7               Ethernet Technologies 

Study Guide 

10-Mbps and 100-Mbps Ethernet 

Gigabit and 10-Gigabit Ethernet 

Lab Exercises 

Curriculum Lab 7-1: Waveform Decoding (7.1.2) 

Curriculum Lab 7-2: Introduction to Fluke Network Inspector (7.1.9a) 

Curriculum Lab 7-3: Introduction to Fluke Protocol Inspector (7.1.9b) 

Curriculum Lab 7-3 Appendix: Protocol Inspector Toolbars (7.1.9b) 

Chapter 8               Ethernet Switching 

Study Guide 

Ethernet Switching 

Collision Domains and Broadcast Domains 

Lab Exercises 

Challenge Lab 8-1: Building a Multiswitch Network with Redundant Links 

Chapter 9               TCP/IP Protocol Suite and IP Addressing 

Study Guide 

Introduction to TCP/IP 

Internet Addresses 

Obtaining an IP Address 

Lab Exercises 

Curriculum Lab 9-1: IP Addressing Basics (9.2.7) 

Curriculum Lab 9-2: DHCP Client Setup (9.3.5) 

Curriculum Lab 9-3: Workstation ARP (9.3.7) 

Comprehensive Lab 9-4: Identifying Internetworks 

Challenge Lab 9-5: Using Fluke Protocol Inspector to Monitor ARP 

Chapter 10             Routing Fundamentals and Subnets 

Study Guide 

Routed Protocol 

IP Routing Protocols 

Mechanics of Subneting 

Lab Exercises 

Curriculum Lab 10-1: Small Router Purchase (10.2.9) 

Curriculum Lab 10-2: Basic Subnetting (10.3.5a) 

Curriculum Lab 10-3: Subnetting a Class A Address (10.3.5b) 

Curriculum Lab 10-4: Subnetting a Class B Address (10.3.5c) 

Curriculum Lab 10-5: Subnetting a Class C Address (10.3.5d) 

Comprehensive Lab 10-6: Subnetting a Network Using a Class C Address (1) 

Comprehensive Lab 10-7: Subnetting a Network Using a Class C Address (2) 

Chapter 11             TCP/IP Transport and Application Layers 

Study Guide 

TCP/IP Transport Layer 

Application Layer 

Lab Exercises 

Curriculum Lab 11-1: Protocol Inspector, TCP, and HTTP (11.2.4) 

Challenge Lab 11-2: Accessing FTP and Telnet Servers  

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