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  • Authoritative coverage of every ENSLD 300-420 exam topic, with all the context and practical examples you need
  • Logical, well-organized, and practical coverage of enterprise design, including advanced addressing, routing, and enterprise campus networks; WANs; security/network services, and SDA
  • Includes realistic practice tests, plus extensive proven features to help you review more efficiently
  • By two of the world’s leading experts in Cisco enterprise networking
  • For all candidates pursuing CCNP Enterprise certifications

  • Copyright 2021
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-657519-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-657519-1

CCNP Enterprise Design ENSLD 300-420 Official Cert Guide: Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks from Cisco Press allows you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. Expert authors Anthony Bruno and Steve Jordan share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills.

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Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success

This official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNP Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks (300-420 ENSLD) exam, including

  • Advanced Addressing and Routing Solutions
  • Advanced Enterprise Campus Networks
  • WAN for Enterprise Networks
  • Network Services
  • SD Access and SD-WAN
  • Automation

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CCNP Enterprise Design ENSLD 300-420 Official Cert Guide focuses specifically on the objectives for the Cisco CCNP Enterprise Design ENSLD 300-420 exam. Expert authors Anthony Bruno and Steve Jordan share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

This complete study package includes

  • A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exams
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Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNP Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks (300-420 ENSLD) exam, including

  • Advanced Addressing and Routing Solutions
  • Advanced Enterprise Campus Networks
  • WAN for Enterprise Networks
  • Network Services
  • SD Access and SD-WAN
  • Automation

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) Design 2
Do I Know This Already? Quiz 2
Foundation Topics 4
IPv4 Header 5
IPv4 Addressing 10
IPv4 Address Subnets 16
IPv4 Addressing Design 23
Address Assignment and Name Resolution 29
References and Recommended Readings 35
Exam Preparation Tasks 36
Review All Key Topics 36
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 37
Define Key Terms 37
Q&A 37
Chapter 2 Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Design 44
Do I Know This Already? Quiz 44
Foundation Topics 47
Introduction to IPv6 47
IPv6 Header 49
IPv6 Address Representation 50
IPv6 Address Scope Types and Address Allocations 52
IPv6 Mechanisms 58
IPv6 Routing Protocols 64
IPv4-to-IPv6 Migration Strategies and Deployment Models 67
References and Recommended Readings 77
Exam Preparation Tasks 79
Review All Key Topics 79
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 80
Define Key Terms 80
Q&A 80
Chapter 3 Routing Protocol Characteristics, EIGRP, and IS-IS 90
Do I Know This Already? Quiz 90
Foundation Topics 92
Routing Protocol Characteristics 92
Routing Protocol Metrics and Loop Prevention 100
EIGRP 105
IS-IS 115
References and Recommended Readings 121
Exam Preparation Tasks 121
Review All Key Topics 122
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 122
Define Key Terms 122
Q&A 122
Chapter 4 OSPF, BGP, and Route Manipulation 132
Do I Know This Already? Quiz 132
Foundation Topics 134
OSPFv2 134
OSPFv3 144
BGP 147
Route Manipulation 161
References and Recommended Readings 168
Exam Preparation Tasks 169
Review All Key Topics 169
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 170
Define Key Terms 170
Q&A 170
Chapter 5 IP Multicast and Network Management 178
Do I Know This Already? Quiz 178
Foundation Topics 180
IP Multicast Review 180
Network Management Design 188
References and Recommended Readings 200
Exam Preparation Tasks 202
Review All Key Topics 202
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 203
Define Key Terms 203
Q&A 203
Chapter 6 Enterprise LAN Design and Technologies 210
Do I Know This Already? Quiz 210
Foundation Topics 211
Hierarchical Network Models 212
LAN Media 221
Spanning Tree Protocol Design Considerations 228
References and Recommended Readings 233
Exam Preparation Tasks 234
Review All Key Topics 234
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 234
Define Key Terms 234
Q&A 234
Chapter 7 Advanced Enterprise Campus Design 242
Do I Know This Already? Quiz 242
Foundation Topics 244
Campus LAN Design and Best Practices 244
High Availability Network Services 252
References and Recommended Readings 264
Exam Preparation Tasks 264
Review All Key Topics 264
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 264
Define Key Terms 264
Q&A 265
Chapter 8 WAN for the Enterprise 272
Do I Know This Already? Quiz 272
Foundation Topics 274
WAN Overview 274
WAN Transport Technologies 276
Site-to-Site VPN Design 284
References and Recommended Readings 291
Exam Preparation Tasks 292
Review All Key Topics 292
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 293
Define Key Terms 293
Q&A 293
Chapter 9 WAN Availability and QoS 298
Do I Know This Already? Quiz 298
Foundation Topics 300
WAN Design Methodologies 300
Design for High Availability 303
Internet Connectivity 307
Backup Connectivity 309
QoS Strategies 310
Designing End-to-End QoS Policies 312
References and Recommended Readings 315
Exam Preparation Tasks 316
Review All Key Topics 316
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 316
Define Key Terms 317
Q&A 317
Chapter 10 SD-Access Design 322
Do I Know This Already? Quiz 322
Foundation Topics 324
SD-Access Architecture 324
SD-Access Fabric Design Considerations for Wired and Wireless Access 332
References and Recommended Readings 340
Exam Preparation Tasks 341
Review All Key Topics 341
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 342
Define Key Terms 342
Q&A 342
Chapter 11 SD-WAN Design 348
Do I Know This Already? Quiz 348
Foundation Topics 350
SD-WAN Architecture 350
SD-WAN Design Considerations 356
References and Recommended Readings 366
Exam Preparation Tasks 366
Review All Key Topics 366
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 367
Define Key Terms 367
Q&A 367
Chapter 12 Automation 374
Do I Know This Already? Quiz 374
Foundation Topics 376
Introduction to Network APIs and Protocols 376
YANG, NETCONF, and RESTCONF Explored 380
IETF, OpenConfig, and Cisco YANG Models 386
Model-Driven Telemetry 387
References and Recommended Readings 391
Exam Preparation Tasks 392
Review All Key Topics 392
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 393
Define Key Terms 393
Q&A 393
Chapter 13 Final Preparation 398
Getting Ready 398
Tools for Final Preparation 399
Suggested Plan for Final Review/Study 402
Summary 402

Appendix A Answers to the Do I Know This Already? Quiz Questions Q&A Questions 404
Appendix B CCNP Enterprise Design ENSLD 300-420 Official Cert Guide Exam Updates 428
Appendix C OSI Model, TCP/IP Architecture, and Numeric Conversion 430
Glossary 445

Online Elements:
Appendix D Memory Tables
Appendix E Memory Tables A
Appendix F: Study Planner

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