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      Implementing Data Center Overlay Protocols
      By Firas Ahmed, Somit Maloo
      Mar 29, 2020

      The adoption of server virtualization has been increasing rapidly. In this sample chapter from CCNP and CCIE Data Center Core DCCOR 350-601 Official Cert Guide, the author team discusses Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) and Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) Overview.

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      Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting
      By Cisco Networking Academy
      Mar 28, 2020

      In this sample chapter from IT Essentials Companion Guide v7 for Cisco Networking Academy, you will learn about the many benefits of conducting preventive maintenance for both hardware and software.

      3.
      Wireless Concepts
      By Allan Johnson
      Mar 27, 2020

      In this sample chapter from 31 Days Before your CCNA Exam: A Day-By-Day Review Guide for the CCNA 200-301 Certification Exam, you will learn how to explain the role and function of network components, describe wireless principles, compare Cisco Wireless Architectures and AP modes, and more.

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      EIGRP
      By Brad Edgeworth, Raymond Lacoste
      Mar 26, 2020

      In this sample chapter from CCNP Enterprise Advanced Routing ENARSI 300-410 Official Cert Guide, explore Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) fundamentals, configuration models, and path metric calculations.

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      LISP Architecture
      By Vinit Jain, Yves Louis, Tarique Shakil
      Feb 14, 2020

      In this sample chapter from LISP Network Deployment and Troubleshooting: The Complete Guide to LISP Implementation on IOS-XE, IOS-XR, and NX-OS, you will explore LISP core architecture and components, including the roles and functionality of xTRs, PxTRs, MR/MS, and ALT.

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      IP Routing in the LAN
      By Wendell Odom
      Feb 13, 2020

      In this sample chapter from CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, Wendell Odom discusses the configuration and verification steps related to three methods of routing between VLANs with three major sections: VLAN Routing with Router 802.1Q Trunks, VLAN Routing with Layer 3 Switch SVIs, and VLAN Routing with Layer 3 Switch Routed Ports.

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      Intent-Based Networking
      By Pieter-Jan Nefkens
      Feb 12, 2020

      In this sample chapter from Transforming Campus Networks to Intent-Based Networking (IBN), you will learn how IBN is a viewpoint or perspective of an implemented network using Cisco DNA’s requirements, design functions, and abstraction levels.

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      Introduction to Controller-Based Networking
      By Wendell Odom
      Feb 12, 2020

      In this sample chapter from CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 2, you will be introduced to the basic concepts of data and control planes, explore product examples of network programmability using controllers, and compare the benefits of traditional networking with the benefits of controller-based networking.

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      Advanced STP Tuning
      By Bradley Edgeworth, Jason Gooley, David Hucaby, Ramiro Garza Rios
      Feb 11, 2020

      In this sample chapter from CCNP and CCIE Enterprise Core ENCOR 350-401 Official Cert Guide, you will review techniques for configuring a switch to be guaranteed as the root bridge or as a backup root bridge for a Layer 2 topology.

      10.
      Route Summarization
      By Scott Empson
      Feb 11, 2020

      In this sample chapter from CCNA 200-301 Portable Command Guide, 5th Edition, you will explore route summarization and requirements.

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      Introduction to Personal Computer Hardware
      By Cisco Networking Academy, Allan Johnson
      Jan 30, 2020

      In this sample chapter from the Cisco Networking Academy IT Essentials Labs and Study Guide Version 7, you will review the definition of a computer, safety guidelines, computer components, and the process for disassembling a computer.

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      Introduction to Personal Computer Hardware
      By Cisco Networking Academy
      Jan 30, 2020

      In this sample chapter from IT Essentials Course Booklet, 7th Edition, by Cisco Networking Academy, you will be introduced to the components that make up a computer, including connectors, power supplies, storage drives, and more.

      13.
      Sharing the Context
      By Chad Mitchell, Jamie Sanbower, Vivek Santuka, Aaron Woland
      Jul 9, 2019

      In this sample chapter from Integrated Security Technologies and Solutions - Volume II: Cisco Security Solutions for Network Access Control, Segmentation, Context Sharing, Secure Connectivity and Virtualization, you will learn about the many different ways of sharing context out of Cisco Identify Services Engine (ISE) to other security solutions, about Rapid Threat Containment, and about the Platform Exchange Grid (pxGrid). Because ISE is positioned to know exactly who and what is on the network at any given time, as well as assign different levels of access and context assignments with security group tags, it is the perfect security tool to be at the center of a security ecosystem.

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      CSR 1000V Software Architecture
      By Arvind Durai, Stephen Lynn, Amit Srivastava
      Jan 16, 2019

      In this sample chapter from Virtual Routing in the Cloud, explore the software and data plane design of the CSR 1000V, a virtualized software router that runs the IOS XE operating system.

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      IoT and Security Standards and Best Practices
      By Rik Irons-Mclean, Anthony Sabella, Marcelo Yannuzzi
      Jan 14, 2019

      In this sample chapter from Orchestrating and Automating Security for the Internet of Things: Delivering Advanced Security Capabilities from Edge to Cloud for IoT, the author team raises awareness of what should be considered when planning to secure an IoT system and highlights some of the more robust standards and best practices used today that can help.

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      Infrastructure Security and Segmentation
      By Mason Harris, Jamie Sanbower, Vivek Santuka, Aaron Woland
      Jan 11, 2019

      In this sample chapter from Integrated Security Technologies and Solutions - Volume I: Cisco Security Solutions for Advanced Threat Protection with Next Generation Firewall, Intrusion Prevention, AMP, and Content Security, you will review security of the three planes of network infrastructure, the importance of segmenting traffic and methods for doing so, and the benefits of NetFlow.

      17.
      Linux Operating System
      By Cisco Networking Academy
      Jan 10, 2019

      In this sample chapter from CCNA Cybersecurity Operations Companion Guide and the Cisco Networking Academy, learn how to perform basic Linux operations as well as administrative and security-related tasks.

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      Multicast Design Solutions
      By Ray Blair, Arvind Durai, Josh Loveless
      Jan 10, 2019

      In this sample chapter from IP Multicast, Volume II: Advanced Multicast Concepts and Large-Scale Multicast Design, you will examine several archetypical network design models and best practices for multicast deployments.

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      Cybersecurity and the Security Operations Center
      By Cisco Networking Academy
      Jan 9, 2019

      In this sample chapter from CCNA Cybersecurity Operations Companion Guide and the Cisco Networking Academy, you will learn about the who, what, and why of cyberattacks—plus review available resources to prepare for a career in cybersecurity operations.

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      External Routing with ACI
      By Frank Dagenhardt, Bill Dufresne, Jose Moreno
      Jan 9, 2019

      In this sample chapter from Deploying ACI: The complete guide to planning, configuring, and managing Application Centric Infrastructure, learn how to enable Layer 3 communication and integrate with routing protocols you may already be using in your environment.

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