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CCNA Self-Study: Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND) 640-811, 640-801, 2nd Edition


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  • Text developed from an exclusive access to course from Cisco Systems.
    • Ensures comprehensive coverage of the new CCNA ICND 640-811and part of the CCNA 640-801 Exams released in 2003 with information from the source-available to NO OTHER PUBLISHER.

  • NEW - Content based on new course and exam.
    • Provides students with up to date coverage of network technologies they will face.

  • Scenarios and case studies.
    • Put learning into a real-world context.

  • Review questions in each chapter.
    • Students can measure their retention and comprehension of chapter topics.

  • Copyright 2004
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 1-58705-142-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58705-142-5

Learn the concepts on the new CCNA 640-801 and ICND 640-811 exams with the only Cisco authorized self-study guide

  • Master ICND with the Second Edition of the best-selling self-study guide for CCNA
  • Complement instructor-led learning with materials developed in conjunction with Cisco Systems
  • Understand concepts taught via a variety of new and proven learning feature

With the introduction in June 2003 of the CCNA 640-801 and ICND 640-811 exams, Cisco Systems also introduced the newest version of the Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND) course. CCNA Self-Study: Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND), Second Edition is a Cisco authorized self-paced learning tool that helps CCNA candidates prepare for the new CCNA exams.

This book is the second edition of the best-selling title for early-stage CCNA preparation. It is designed in exclusive cooperation with Cisco Systems, and it is the only title authorized by Cisco for self-study learning of the ICND course concepts. Coverage includes a review of the OSI model, routers and switches, Cisco IOS software, command line interface, WAN, and ISDN and Frame Relay.

The CCNA program certifies that a professional can install, configure, and operate LAN, WAN, and dial access services for small networks (100 nodes or fewer). It is considered one of the most valuable IT certifications and has been growing in popularity over the last several years.

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CCNA Self-Study (ICND Exam): Extending Switched Networks with Virtual LANs

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Download - 472 KB -- Chapter 3: Extending Switched Networks with Virtual LANs

Table of Contents




1. Internetworking Concepts Review.

Defining Network Components. Mapping Business Needs to a Hierarchical Model. OSI Reference Model Overview. Communicating Between OSI Reference Model Layers. Physical Layer Functions. Data Link Layer Functions. Network Layer Functions. Transport Layer Functions. OSI Lower Layer Review. Mapping Devices to Layers and the Hierarchical Model. Summary. Review Questions.

2. Configuring Catalyst Switch Operations.

Enhancing Ethernet Networks Using Layer 2 Switches. Layer 2 Networking Components. Basic Layer 2 Switching (Bridging) Technologies. Section 1 Quiz. Configuring a Catalyst Switch. Executing Adds, Moves, and Changes for Port Security. Section 2 Quiz. Catalyst Switch Command Summary. Summary. Review Questions.

3. Extending Switched Networks with Virtual LANs.

VLAN Concepts. Trunk Links. VLAN Trunking Protocol. Per-VLAN Spanning Tree. Section 1 Quiz. VLAN Configuration. VLAN Command Summary. Section 2 Quiz. Summary. Case Study. Review Questions.


4. Determining IP Routes.

Routing Overview. Enabling Static Routes. InterVLAN Routing. Section 1 Quiz. Learning Routes Dynamically Using Routing Protocols. Section 2 Quiz. Routing Protocol Command Summary. Summary. Review Questions.

5. Configuring IP Routing Protocols.

Configuring Dynamic Routing Protocols. Enabling RIP. Section 1 Quiz. Enabling IGRP. Section 2 Quiz. Enabling EIGRP. Section 3 Quiz. Enabling OSPF. OSPF Features. Section 4 Quiz. Variable-Length Subnet Masks. Section 5 Quiz. Routing Command Summary. Summary. Case Study. Review Questions.

6. Basic IP Traffic Management and Translation with Access Lists.

Understanding Access Lists. Access List Functions and Operations. TCP/IP Access Lists. Section 1 Quiz. Standard IP Access List Configuration. Controlling vty Access with Access Class Entries. Extended IP Access Lists. Named IP Access Lists. Guidelines for Standard, Extended, and Named Access List Implementation. Verifying and Monitoring Access Lists. Section 2 Quiz. Scaling the Network with NAT and PAT. Section 3 Quiz. Access List Command Summary. Summary. Case Study. Review Questions.


7. Establishing Serial Point-to-Point Connections.

WAN Overview. WAN Layer 2 Encapsulation. Summary. Case Study. Final Review Questions.

8. Establishing a Frame Relay PVC Connection.

Frame Relay Overview. Section 1 Quiz. Configuring Frame Relay. Configuring Frame Relay Subinterfaces. Section 2 Quiz. Frame Relay Command Summary. Case Study. Summary. Review Questions.

9. Completing an ISDN BRI Call.

ISDN BRI Overview. ISDN Components. Dial-on-Demand Routing Overview. Configuring Standard DDR. Section 2 Quiz. ISDN BRI Command Summary. Case Study. Summary. Review Questions.


Appendix A: Password Recovery.
Appendix B: Recovering a Lost Switch Image Using Xmodem.
Appendix C: Configuring the Catalyst 1900 Series Switch.
Appendix D: Answers to Section Quizzes and Final Review Questions.
Appendix E: Case Study Review.


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