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CCNP Security Firewall 642-618 Quick Reference: Basic Connectivity and Device Management
May 17, 2012
This section starts to examine the configuration of the Cisco ASA and covers the fundamentals for providing basic connectivity and device management. This section covers basic command-line interface (CLI) configuration, but mainly focuses on configuring the ASA through the graphical Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM).
CCNP Security Firewall Cert Guide: Configuring ASA Interfaces
By David Hucaby
Oct 24, 2012
This chapter covers the following topics from the 642-618 exam objectives: Configuring Physical Interfaces, Configuring VLAN Interfaces, Configuring Interface Security Parameters, Configuring the Interface MTU, and Verifying Interface Operation.
CCNP Security Firewall Cert Guide: Recording ASA Activity
By David Hucaby
Dec 16, 2011
To help you prepare for the CCNP Security Firewall 642-617 exam, this chapter covers System Time, Managing Event and Session Logging, Configuring Event and Session Logging, Verifying Event and Session Logging, and Troubleshooting Event and Session Logging.
CCNP Security IPS 642-627 Official Cert Guide: Network IPS Traffic Analysis Methods, Evasion Possibilities, and Anti-evasive Countermeasures
Jul 18, 2011
This chapter covers the various methods used for traffic analysis using a network IPS sensor, the various evasion techniques used by attackers to bypass detection & filtering while understanding the benefits and limitations of each method to assess the risk of evasion, and the various countermeasures, tools, and choosing the best approach based on the methods used by attackers.
CCNP Security IPS 642-627 Quick Reference: Installation of a Typical Sensor
Jun 13, 2011
Gary Halleen outlines the installation of a typical Cisco IPS sensor.
CCNP Security Quick Reference: Deploying Cisco ASA AnyConnect Remote-Access VPN Solutions
Apr 14, 2011
In this chapter you learn to deploy and manage Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) virtual private networks (VPN) on Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) as the VPN gateway with clients using AnyConnect SSL Client software.
CCNP Security Secure 642-637 Quick Reference: Cisco Layer 2 Security
Mar 15, 2011
This chapter describes the main types of Layer 2 attacks and how to defend against them.
CCNP Security SISAS 300-208 Official Cert Guide: Authentication Policies
May 6, 2015
In this chapter from CCNP Security SISAS 300-208 Official Cert Guide, the authors discuss network authentication policies.
CCNP Security VPN Cert Guide: Configuring Policies, Inheritance, and Attributes
Aug 24, 2011
This chapter looks at the methods available for policy assignment in real-life scenarios and reviews how these policy methods work together if more than one is assigned to a user through the inheritance mode.
CCNP Security VPN: Advanced Easy VPN Authorization
Nov 12, 2012
This chapter enables you to prepare for the deployment of an advanced authorization scheme for your remote users, allowing you to control the level of access granted to them based on such information as their internal department, username, IP address, and so on, using the familiar local group policies that are configured on the ASA device.
CCNP Security: Intrusion Prevention and Intrusion Detection Systems
Nov 22, 2011
This chapter covers evaluating and choosing approaches to intrusion prevention and detection.
CCNP Self-Study: Advanced IP Addressing
Jun 11, 2004
This sample chapter discusses several advanced IP addressing topics in support of the Cisco BSCI exam for CCNP certification.
CCNP Self-Study: Understanding and Configuring Multilayer Switching
Nov 11, 2005
This chapter provides you with details, architecture, and methods of multilayer switching on Catalyst switches. An understanding of multilayer switching is necessary for network designers, administrators, and operators for deployment and troubleshooting purposes.
CCNP Self-Study: Understanding and Implementing Quality of Service in Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks
May 13, 2004
This chapter describes how QoS is an integral part of any multilayer switched network deployment. With QoS, you can build a network of predictable behavior for latency, jitter, and packet loss. In addition, QoS mitigates anomalous network behavior and provides for differentiation of traffic flows.
CCNP Switch Certification Guide: Aggregating Switch Links
By David Hucaby
Mar 25, 2010
This chapter presents topics that you need to master for the CCNP SWITCH exam, focusing on technologies that you can use in a campus network to provide higher bandwidth and reliability between switches.
CCNP SWITCH Portable Command Guide: Implementing Inter-VLAN Routing
Apr 6, 2010
This chapter covers inter-VLAN communication, DHCP, and CIF.
CCNP TSHOOT Certification Guide: Advanced Cisco Catalyst Switch Troubleshooting
Mar 26, 2010
This chapter focuses on troubleshooting Cisco Catalyst Switch platforms in preparation for the CCNP TSHOOT exam 642-832.
CCNP TSHOOT Certification Guide: Cisco IOS Auto Archive Feature
Apr 21, 2010
In the accompanying screencast, Kevin Wallace shows how to protect your router's configuration by backing it up to an external server.
CCNP TSHOOT Certification Guide: Understanding the Basics of QoS
Apr 27, 2010
Kevin Wallace discusses basic quality of service (QoS) mechanisms on Cisco routers, which are important to understand when troubleshooting VoIP issues.
CCNP Voice CIPT1 642-447 Quick Reference: Single-Site On-Net Calling
Mar 11, 2011
To aid in your CCNP 642-447 exam preparation, this chapter covers the configuration of CUCM for the support of on-cluster calling.