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CCNP 1: Advanced Routing Companion Guide (Cisco Networking Academy Program), 2nd Edition


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  • Copyright 2005
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  • ISBN-10: 1-58713-135-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58713-135-6

The only authorized textbook for the Cisco Networking Academy Program

With Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNP 1: Advanced Routing Companion Guide, Second Edition, you have access to the course information anytime, anywhere. This book provides the following reference, study, and review tools:

  • Each chapter has a list of objectives referencing the key concepts for focused study.
  • Key terms are highlighted in color throughout the chapter where they are used in context. The definitions are provided in a comprehensive glossary to serve as a study aid.
  • Check Your Understanding review questions, presented at the end of each chapter, act as a review and study guide. They reinforce the concepts introduced in the chapter and help test your understanding before you move on to a new chapter. The answers to the questions are provided in an appendix.
  • Throughout this book, you see references to the lab activities found in the Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNP 1: Advanced Routing Lab Companion, Second Edition. Completing these labs gives you hands-on experience so that you can apply theory to practice.

This Cisco authorized textbook is a portable desk reference designed to complement the CCNP 1: Advanced Routing course in the Cisco Networking Academy Program.

CCNP 1: Advanced Routing is one of four courses leading to the CCNP certification. CCNP 1 teaches you how to design, configure, maintain, and scale routed networks.

Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNP 1: Advanced Routing Companion Guide, Second Edition, contains all the information from the online curriculum, with additional in-depth content to enhance your understanding of some topics, plus pedagogical aids to help you study.

You will learn to use VLSMs, private addressing, and NAT to enable more efficient use of IP addresses. This book also teaches you how to implement routing protocols such as RIPv2, EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, and BGP. In addition, this book details the important techniques used for route filtering and route redistribution. Use this Companion Guide to help prepare for the Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks exam (642-801 BSCI), which is one of the four required exams to obtain the CCNP certification.

Companion Title:
Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNP 1: Advanced Routing Lab Companion Second Edition
ISBN: 1-58713-134-X

Companion CD-ROM
The CD-ROM included with this book provides Interactive Media Activities referred to throughout the book, a test engine of more than 200 questions, and Study Guides for each chapter to enhance your learning experience.

This book is part of the Cisco Networking Academy Program Series from Cisco Press. The products in this series support and complement the Cisco Networking Academy Program.

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CCNP 1: Advanced IP Addressing Management

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Table of Contents



1. Overview of Scalable Internetworks.

The Hierarchical Network Design Model.

The Three-Layer Hierarchical Design Model.

Router Function in the Hierarchy.

Core Layer Example.

Distribution Layer Example.

Access Layer Example.

Key Characteristics of Scalable Internetworks.

Five Characteristics of a Scalable Network.

Making the Network Reliable and Available.

Making the Network Responsive.

Making the Network Efficient.

Making the Network Adaptable.

Making the Network Accessible but Secure.

Basic Router Configuration Lab Exercises.

Load Balancing Lab Exercises.


Key Terms.

Check Your Understanding.

2. Advanced IP Addressing Management.

IPv4 Addressing.

Address Architecture of the Internet.

Class A and B IP Addresses.

Classes of IP Addresses: C, D, and E.

Subnet Masking.

IP Addressing Crisis and Solutions.

IP Addressing Crisis.

Classless Interdomain Routing.

Route Aggregation and Supernetting.

Supernetting and Address Allocation.


Variable-Length Subnet Masks.

Classless and Classful Routing Protocols.

Route Summarization.

An Overview of Route Summarization.

Route Flapping.

Private Addressing and NAT.

Private IP Addresses (RFC 1918).

Discontiguous Subnets.

Network Address Translation (NAT).

IP Unnumbered.

Using IP Unnumbered.

DHCP and Easy IP.

DHCP Overview.

DHCP Operation.

Configuring the IOS DHCP Server.

Easy IP.

Helper Addresses.

Using Helper Addresses.

Configuring IP Helper Addresses.

IP Helper Address Example.


IP Address Issues Solutions.

IPv6 Address Format.


Key Terms.

Check Your Understanding.

3. Routing Overview.


Routing Fundamentals.

Static Routing.

Configuring Dynamic Routing.

Distance Vector Routing Protocols.

Link-State Routing Protocols.

Hybrid Routing Protocol: EIGRP.

Default Routing.

Default Routing Overview.

Configuring Static Default Routes.

Default Routing with IGRP.

Default Route Caveats.

Floating Static Routes.

Configuring Floating Static Routes.


Convergence Issues.

Route Calculation.

Route Calculation Fundamentals.

The Initiation of Routing Updates.

Routing Metrics.


Key Terms.

Check Your Understanding.

4. Routing Information Protocol Version 2103.

RIPv2 Overview.

RIPv2 Operation.

Issues Addressed by RIPv2.

RIPv2 Message Format.

Compatibility with RIPv1.

Classless Route Lookups.

Classless Routing Protocols.


Limitations of RIPv2.

Configuring RIPv2.

Basic RIPv2 Configuration.

Compatibility with RIPv1.

Discontiguous Subnets and Classless Routing.

Configuring Authentication.

Verifying RIPv2 Operation.

show Commands.

debug Commands.


Key Terms.

Check Your Understanding.

5. IGRP.

EIGRP Fundamentals.

EIGRP and IGRP Compatibility.

EIGRP Design.

EIGRP Terminology.

EIGRP Features.

EIGRP Technologies.

Neighbor Discovery and Recovery.

Reliable Transport Protocol.

DUAL Finite-State Machine.

Protocol-Dependent Modules.

EIGRP Components.

EIGRP Packet Types.

EIGRP Tables.

Route Tagging with EIGRP.

EIGRP Operation.

Convergence Using EIGRP.

Configuring EIGRP.

Configuring EIGRP for IP Networks.

EIGRP and the bandwidth Command.

The bandwidth-percent Command.

Summarizing EIGRP Routes: no auto-summary.

Summarizing EIGRP Routes: Interface Summarization.

Monitoring EIGRP.


Key Terms.

Check Your Understanding.

6. OSPF.

OSPF Overview.

Issues Addressed by OSPF.

OSPF Terminology.

OSPF States.

OSPF Network Types.

The OSPF Hello Protocol.

OSPF Operation.

Steps of OSPF Operation.

Step 1: Establish Router Adjacencies.

Step 2: Elect a DR and a BDR.

Step 3: Discover Routes.

Step 4: Select Appropriate Routes.

Step 5: Maintain Routing Information.

OSPF Configuration and Verification.

Configuring OSPF on Routers Within a Single Area.

Optional Configuration Commands.

show Commands.

clear and debug Commands.

Configuring OSPF over NBMA.

NBMA Overview.

Full-Mesh Frame Relay.

Partial-Mesh Frame Relay.

Point-to-Multipoint OSPF.

Multiarea OSPF Operation.

Creating Multiple OSPF Areas.

OSPF Router Types.

OSPF LSA and Area Types.

Configuring OSPF Operation Across Multiple Areas.

Flooding LSUs to Multiple Areas.

Updating the Routing Table.

Opaque LSAs.

Multiarea OSPF Configuration and Verification.

Using and Configuring OSPF Multiarea Components.

Configuring OSPF Route Summarization.

Verifying Multiarea OSPF Operation.

Stub, Totally Stubby, and Not-So-Stubby Areas.

Using Stub and Totally Stubby Areas.

Stub and Totally Stubby Area Criteria.

Configuring Stub and Totally Stubby Areas.

OSPF Stub Area Configuration Example.

OSPF Totally Stubby Area Configuration Example.

NSSA Overview.

How NSSA Operates.

Configuring NSSA.

Virtual Links.

Meeting the Backbone Area Requirements.

Configuring Virtual Links.

Virtual Link Configuration Example.


Key Terms.

Check Your Understanding.

7. IS-IS.

IS-IS Fundamentals.

OSI Protocols.

OSI Terminology.

ES-IS and IS-IS.

Integrated IS-IS.

OSPF Versus IS-IS.

ISO Addressing.



ISO Addressing with Cisco Routers.

Identifying Systems in IS-IS.

IS-IS Operation.

High-Level View of IS-IS Operation.


IS-IS Hello Messages.

IS-IS Link-State PDU (LSP) Formats.

IS-IS Routing Levels.

IS-IS Adjacencies.

Designated Intermediate Systems (DIS) and Pseudonodes (PSN).

IS-IS Data Flow.

LSP Flooding and Synchronization.

IS-IS Metrics.

IS-IS Network Types.

SPF Algorithm.

IP Routing with Integrated IS-IS.

OSI, IP, and Dual.

Suboptimal IS-IS Routing.

Intra-Area and Interarea Integrated IS-IS Routing Example.

Configuration of Integrated IS-IS.

Basic Configuration of Integrated IS-IS.

Multiarea Integrated IS-IS Configuration.

Integrated IS-IS Operation in a WAN Environment.

Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multipoint Operation with IS-IS.

Configuring Integrated IS-IS in a WAN Environment.

Frame Relay Point-to-Point Scenario with Integrated IS-IS.

Frame Relay Point-to-Multipoint Scenario with Integrated IS-IS.

Detecting Mismatched Interfaces with Integrated IS-IS.


Key Terms.

Check Your Understanding.

8. Route Optimization.

Controlling Routing Update Traffic.

Controlling Routing Updates.

Passive Interfaces.

Filtering Routing Updates with distribute-list.

Policy Routing.

Policy Routing Overview.

Policy Routing Example.

Route Redistribution.

Redistribution Overview.

Administrative Distance.

Modifying Administrative Distance by Using the distance Command.

Redistribution Guidelines.

Configuring One-Way Redistribution.

Configuring Two-Way Redistribution.

Redistributing Connected and Static Routes.

Verifying Redistribution Operation.

Redistribution Example.

Phase 1: Configuring a RIP Network.

Phase 2: Adding OSPF to the Core of a RIP Network.

Phase 3: Adding OSPF Areas.


Key Terms.

Check Your Understanding.

9. BGP.

Autonomous Systems.

Overview of Autonomous Systems.

Single-Homed Autonomous Systems.

Multihomed Nontransit Autonomous Systems.

Multihomed Transit Autonomous Systems.

When Not to Use BGP.

Basic BGP Operation.

BGP Routing Updates.

BGP Neighbors.

BGP Message Types.

BGP Neighbor Negotiation.

Network Layer Reachability Information.

Path Attributes.

Configuring BGP.

Basic BGP Configuration.


EBGP and IBGP Configuration Example.

EBGP Multihop.

Clearing the BGP Table.


BGP Continuity Inside an AS.

Monitoring BGP Operation.

Verifying BGP Operation.

The BGP Routing Process.

An Overview of the BGP Routing Process.

The BGP Routing Process Model.

Implementing BGP Routing Policy.

BGP Attributes.

Controlling BGP Routing with Attributes.

The Next Hop Attribute.

Next-Hop Behavior on Multiaccess Media.

Next-Hop Behavior on NBMA Networks.

The AS_Path Attribute.

AS_Path and Private AS Numbers.

The Atomic Aggregate Attribute.

The Aggregator Attribute.

The Local Preference Attribute.

The Weight Attribute.

The Multiple Exit Discriminator Attribute.

The Origin Attribute.

The BGP Decision Process.

BGP Route Filtering and Policy Routing.

BGP Route Filtering.

Using Filters to Implement Routing Policy.

Using the distribute-list Command to Filter BGP Routes.

The ip prefix-list Command.

Sample ip prefix-list Configuration.

Redundancy, Symmetry, and Load Balancing.

Issues with Redundancy, Symmetry, and Load Balancing.

Redundancy, Symmetry, and Load Balancing.

Default Routing in BGP Networks.


Load Balancing.

Multihomed Connections.

BGP Redistribution.

BGP Redistribution Overview.

Injecting Unwanted or Faulty Information.

Injecting Information Statically into BGP.

BGP Redistribution Configuration Example.


Key Terms.

Check Your Understanding.

Appendix A. Glossary of Key Terms.

Appendix B. Answers to the Check Your Understanding Questions.

Appendix C. Case Studies.



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