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Table of Contents

Introduction xxix

Part I Fundamental Routing Concepts

Chapter 1 Characteristics of Routing Protocols 3

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 3

Foundation Topics 6

Routing Protocol Fundamentals 6

    The Role of Routing in an Enterprise Network 6

    Routing Protocol Selection 7

        Scalability 8

        Vendor Interoperability 8

        IT Staff’s Familiarity with Protocol 9

        Speed of Convergence 9

        Capability to Perform Summarization 9

        Interior or Exterior Routing 10

        Routing Protocol Categories 11

Network Technology Fundamentals 16

    Network Traffic Types 16

        Unicast 16

        Broadcast 16

        Multicast 17

        Anycast 18

    Network Architecture Types 19

        Point-to-Point Network 19

        Broadcast Network 19

        NBMA 20

TCP/IP Fundamentals 21

    IP Characteristics 21

        Routing Review 24

        Asymmetric Routing 27

        Maximum Transmission Unit 30

        ICMP Messages 30

    TCP Characteristics 31

        Three-Way Handshake 33

        TCP Sliding Window 33

        Out-of-Order Delivery 35

    UDP Characteristics 35

Network Migration Strategies 36

    Routing Protocol Changes 36

    IPv6 Migration 37

    Spanning Tree Protocol Migration 38

    Migration to Easy Virtual Networking 39

Exam Preparation Tasks 42

Planning Practice 42

    Design Review Table 42

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 43

Review All the Key Topics 44

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 45

Definitions of Key Terms 45

Chapter 2 Remote Site Connectivity 47

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 47

Foundation Topics 50

Remote Connectivity Overview 50

    MPLS-Based Virtual Private Networks 50

    Tunnel-Based Virtual Private Networks 50

    Hybrid Virtual Private Networks 51


    Layer 2 MPLS VPN 51

    Layer 3 MPLS VPN 52

GRE 53


Multipoint GRE 57


IPsec 61

Exam Preparation Tasks 66

Planning Practice 66

    Design Review Table 66

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 67

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 68

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 68

Review All the Key Topics 69

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 69

Define Key Terms 69

Part II IGP Routing Protocols

Chapter 3 IPv6 Review and RIPng 71

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 71

Foundation Topics 75

Global Unicast Addressing, Routing, and Subnetting 76

    Global Route Aggregation for Efficient Routing 77

    Conventions for Representing IPv6 Addresses 79

    Conventions for Writing IPv6 Prefixes 80

    Global Unicast Prefix Assignment Example 82

    Subnetting Global Unicast IPv6 Addresses Inside an Enterprise 84

    Prefix Terminology 87

IPv6 Global Unicast Addresses Assignment 87

    Stateful DHCP for IPv6 88

    Stateless Autoconfiguration 89

    Learning the Prefix/Length and Default Router with NDP Router Advertisements 89

    Calculating the Interface ID Using EUI-64 91

    Finding the DNS IP Addresses Using Stateless DHCP 92

    Static IPv6 Address Configuration 93

Survey of IPv6 Addressing 93

    Overview of IPv6 Addressing 93

    Unicast IPv6 Addresses 94

        Unique Local IPv6 Addresses 94

        Link-local Unicast Addresses 95

        IPv6 Unicast Address Summary 96

    Multicast and Other Special IPv6 Addresses 97

    Layer 2 Addressing Mapping and Duplicate Address Detection 97

        Neighbor Discovery Protocol for Layer 2 Mapping 98

        Duplicate Address Detection (DAD) 99

        Inverse Neighbor Discovery 99

Configuring IPv6 Addresses on Cisco Routers 100

    Configuring Static IPv6 Addresses on Routers 101

    Multicast Groups Joined by IPv6 Router Interfaces 103

    Connected Routes and Neighbors 104

    The IPv6 Neighbor Table 104

    Stateless Autoconfiguration 105

RIP Next Generation (RIPng) 107

    RIPng: Theory and Comparisons to RIPv2 108

    Configuring RIPng 109

    Verifying RIPng 112

Exam Preparation Tasks 115

Planning Practice 115

    Design Review Table 115

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 115

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 116

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 117

Review All the Key Topics 118

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 118

Define Key Terms 118

Chapter 4 Fundamental EIGRP Concepts 121

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 121

Foundation Topics 125

EIGRP Fundamentals 125

    Configuration Review 125

    Verification Review 127

    Internals Review 131

        Exchanging Topology Information 131

        Calculating the Best Routes for the Routing Table 132

EIGRP Neighborships 134

    Manipulating EIGRP Hello and Hold Timers 134

        Configuring the Hello/Hold Timers 135

        Verifying the Hello/Hold Timers 137

    Preventing Unwanted Neighbors Using Passive Interfaces 138

    Controlling Neighborships with Static Configuration 141

        Configuring Static EIGRP Neighbors 142

        Caveat When Using EIGRP Static Neighbors 143

    Configuration Settings That Could Prevent Neighbor Relationships 144

        Configuring EIGRP Metric Components (K-values) 145

        EIGRP Router ID 146

Neighborship over WANs 147

    Neighborship on Frame Relay 147

    Neighborship on MPLS VPN 148

    Neighborship on Metro Ethernet 149

Exam Preparation Tasks 150

Planning Practice 150

    Design Review Table 150

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 150

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 151

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 151

Review All the Key Topics 152

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 153

Define Key Terms 153

Chapter 5 Advanced EIGRP Concepts 155

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 155

Foundation Topics 162

Building the EIGRP Topology Table 162

    Seeding the EIGRP Topology Table 162

    The Content of EIGRP Update Message 163

    The EIGRP Update Process 166

    WAN Issues for EIGRP Topology Exchange 167

        Split Horizon Default on Frame Relay Multipoint Subinterfaces 167

        EIGRP WAN Bandwidth Control 170

Building the IP Routing Table 172

    Calculating the Metrics: Feasible Distance and Reported Distance 172

    EIGRP Metric Tuning 174

        Configuring Bandwidth and Delay 175

        Choosing Bandwidth Settings on WAN Subinterfaces 175

        Metric Weights (K-values) 178

        Offset Lists 178

    Unequal Metric Route Load Sharing 180

Optimizing EIGRP Convergence 183

    Fast Convergence to Feasible Successors 183

        Successor and Feasible Successor Concepts 184

        Verification of Feasible Successors 185

    Converging by Going Active 188

        The Impact of Stub Routers on Query Scope 190

    The Impact of Summary Routes on Query Scope 192

    Stuck in Active 193

Route Filtering 194

    Filtering by Referencing ACLs 196

    Filtering by Referencing IP Prefix Lists 198

        IP Prefix List Concepts 199

        Samples of Prefix List Matching 201

        Using IP Prefix Lists to Filter EIGRP Routes 202

        Filtering by Using Route Maps 204

        Route Map Concepts 204

        Using Route Maps to Filter EIGRP Routes 206

    Route Summarization 208

        Calculating Summary Routes 209

        Choosing Where to Summarize Routes 209

        Influencing the Choice of Best Route for Summary Routes 210

        Suboptimal Forwarding with Summarization 211

        Route Summarization Benefits and Trade-offs 213

        Configuring EIGRP Route Summarization 213

        Auto-summary 217

Default Routes 219

    Default Routing to the Internet Router 219

    Default Routing Configuration with EIGRP 220

        Advertising Static Default Routes with EIGRP 220

        Configuring a Default Network 221

Exam Preparation Tasks 225

Planning Practice 225

    Design Review Table 225

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 226

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 227

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 228

Review All the Key Topics 229

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 230

Define Key Terms 230

Chapter 6 EIGRP for IPv6 and Named EIGRP 233

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 233

Foundation Topics 236

EIGRP for IPv6 236

    EIGRP for IPv4 and IPv6: Theory and Comparisons 236

    Configuring EIGRP for IPv6 237

    Verifying EIGRP for IPv6 240

Named EIGRP 243

    The Named EIGRP Hierarchical Structure 244

    Traditional EIGRP and Named EIGRP Configurations Compared 245

    Verifying Named EIGRP 250

Exam Preparation Tasks 253

Planning Practice 253

    Design Review Table 253

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 253

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 254

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 255

Review All the Key Topics 255

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 256

Define Key Terms 256

Chapter 7 Fundamental OSPF Concepts 259

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 259

Foundation Topics 263

OSPF Review 263

    OSPF Link-State Concepts 263

    OSPF Configuration Review 266

    OSPF Verification Review 268

    OSPF Feature Summary 271

OSPF Neighbors and Adjacencies on LANs 272

    Enabling OSPF Neighbor Discovery on LANs 272

    Settings That Must Match for OSPF Neighborship 274

        Optimizing Convergence Using Hello and Dead Timers 275

        Using a Unique OSPF Router ID 278

        Using the Same IP MTU 279

OSPF Neighbors and Adjacencies on WANs 281

    OSPF Network Types 281

    OSPF Neighborship over Point-to-Point Links 282

    Neighborship over Frame Relay Point-to-Point Subinterfaces 284

    Neighborship on MPLS VPN 285

    Neighborship on Metro Ethernet 287

Virtual Links 288

    Understanding OSPF Virtual Link Concepts 289

    Configuring OSPF Virtual Links 291

    Verifying the OSPF Virtual Link 292

Exam Preparation Tasks 295

Planning Practice 295

    Design Review Table 295

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 295

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 296

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 297

Review All the Key Topics 298

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 299

Define Key Terms 299

Chapter 8 The OSPF Link-State Database 301

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 301

Foundation Topics 305

LSAs and the OSPF Link-State Database 305

    LSA Type 1: Router LSA 306

    LSA Type 2: Network LSA 312

        Background on Designated Routers 312

        Type 2 Network LSA Concepts 312

        Type 2 LSA show Commands 313

    LSA Type 3: Summary LSA 317

    Limiting the Number of LSAs 320

    Summary of Internal LSA Types 321

The Database Exchange Process 321

    OSPF Message and Neighbor State Reference 322

    Exchange Without a Designated Router 323

        Discovering a Description of the Neighbor’s LSDB 324

        Exchanging the LSAs 325

    Exchange with a Designated Router 326

    Flooding Throughout the Area 328

    Periodic Flooding 329

Choosing the Best OSPF Routes 330

    OSPF Metric Calculation for Internal OSPF Routes 330

        Calculating the Cost of Intra-Area Routes 331

        Calculating the Cost of Interarea Routes 332

        Special Rules Concerning Intra-Area and Interarea Routes on ABRs 336

        Metric and SPF Calculations 337

    Metric Tuning 337

        Changing the Reference Bandwidth 338

        Setting Bandwidth 338

        Configuring Cost Directly 339

    Verifying OSPF Cost Settings 339

Exam Preparation Tasks 340

Planning Practice 340

    Design Review Table 340

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 340

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 341

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 342

Review All the Key Topics 343

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 343

Define Key Terms 343

Chapter 9 Advanced OSPF Concepts 345

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 345

Foundation Topics 350

Route Filtering 350

    Type 3 LSA Filtering 351

    Filtering OSPF Routes Added to the Routing Table 355

Route Summarization 356

    Manual Summarization at ABRs 357

    Manual Summarization at ASBRs 360

Default Routes and Stub Areas 361

    Domain-Wide Defaults Using the default-information originate Command 362

    Stubby Areas 364

        Introducing Stubby Area Types 365

        Configuring and Verifying Stubby Areas 366

        Configuring and Verifying Totally Stubby Areas 371

        The Not-So-Stubby Area (NSSA) 374

OSPF Version 3 376

    OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 Comparison 376

    OSPFv3 Traditional Configuration 377

    OSPFv3 Address Family Configuration 384

Exam Preparation Tasks 392

Planning Practice 392

    Design Review Table 392

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 393

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 394

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 394

Review All the Key Topics 396

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 396

Define Key Terms 396

Part III Route Redistribution and Selection

Chapter 10 Route Redistribution 399

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 399

Foundation Topics 405

Route Redistribution Basics 405

    The Need for Route Redistribution 405

    Redistribution Concepts and Processes 408

Redistribution into EIGRP 410

    EIGRP redistribute Command Reference 410

    Baseline Configuration for EIGRP Redistribution Examples 411

    Configuring EIGRP Redistribution with Default Metric Components 412

    Verifying EIGRP Redistribution 415

Redistribution into OSPF 417

    OSPF redistribute Command Reference 418

    Configuring OSPF Redistribution with Minimal Parameters 419

    Setting OSPF Metrics on Redistributed Routes 423

    LSAs and Metrics for External Type 2 Routes 423

        Determining the Next Hop for Type 2 External Routes–Intraarea 425

        Determining the Next Hop for Type 2 External Routes–Interarea 427

    Redistributing into OSPF as E1 Routes 431

    A Brief Comparison of E1 and E2 Routes 432

    External Routes in NSSAs 433

Redistribution with Route Maps and Distribute Lists 436

    Overview of Using Route Maps with Redistribution 436

    Filtering Redistributed Routes with Route Maps 438

        Configuring Route Filtering with Redistribution 439

        Verifying Redistribution Filtering Operations 441

    Setting Metrics When Redistributing 443

        Configuring the Metric Settings 443

        Verifying the Metric Settings 445

    Setting the External Route Type 446

    Redistribution Filtering with the distribute-list Command 447

Issues with Multiple Redistribution Points 447

    Preventing Routing Domain Loops with Higher Metrics 448

    Preventing Routing Domain Loops with Administrative Distance 449

        EIGRP Default AD Defeats Loop from EIGRP to OSPF to EIGRP 450

        EIGRP Default AD Defeats Loop from OSPF to EIGRP to OSPF 451

        Setting AD per Route Source for Internal and External Routes 452

    Domain Loop Problems with More Than Two Routing Domains 453

        Using Per-Route Administrative Distance Settings 454

        Preventing Domain Loops by Filtering on Subnet While Redistributing 458

        Preventing Domain Loops by Filtering on Route Tag Using Distribute Lists 459

Exam Preparation Tasks 462

Planning Practice 462

    Design Review Table 462

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 463

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 465

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 465

Review All the Key Topics 467

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 468

Define Key Terms 468

Chapter 11 Route Selection 471

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 471

Foundation Topics 476

Cisco Express Forwarding 476

    Operation of Process Switching 476

    Operation of Fast Switching 477

    Operation of Cisco Express Forwarding 478

Policy-Based Routing 483

    Matching the Packet and Setting the Route 484

    PBR Configuration Example 485

    How the default Keyword Impacts PBR Logic Ordering 488

    Additional PBR Functions 489

        Applying PBR to Locally Created Packets 489

        Setting IP Precedence 489

        PBR with IP SLA 490

IP Service-Level Agreement 490

    Understanding IP SLA Concepts 491

    Configuring and Verifying IP SLA 492

    Tracking SLA Operations to Influence Routing 496

        Configuring a Static Route to Track an IP SLA Operation 496

        Configuring PBR to Track an IP SLA 499

VRF-Lite 499

    VRF-Lite Configuration 500

    VRF Verification 502

Exam Preparation Tasks 505

Planning Practice 505

    Design Review Table 505

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 506

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 507

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 507

Review All the Key Topics 508

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 509

Definitions of Key Terms 509

Part IV Internet Connectivity

Chapter 12 Fundamentals of Internet Connectivity 511

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 511

Foundation Topics 514

Provider-Assigned IPv4 Addresses 514

    Static IP Address Assignment 514

    Dynamic IP Address Assignment 516

NAT 518

    Basic NAT 518

        Dynamic NAT Configuration and Verification 520

        Static NAT Configuration and Verification 522

    PAT 523

    NAT Design Considerations 526

    NVI 526

Exam Preparation Tasks 528

Planning Practice 528

    Design Review Table 528

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 528

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 529

Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 530

Review All the Key Topics 531

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 531

Define Key Terms 531

Chapter 13 Fundamental BGP Concepts 533

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 533

Foundation Topics 539

The Basics of Internet Routing and Addressing 539

    Public IP Address Assignment 540

    Internet Route Aggregation 541

    The Impact of NAT/PAT 543

    Private IPv4 Addresses and Other Special Addresses 544

Introduction to BGP 545

    BGP Basics 545

    Internal and External BGP 549

    Public and Private ASNs 550

Outbound Routing Toward the Internet 551

    Comparing BGP and Default Routing for Enterprises 551

    Single-Homed 553

    Dual-Homed 554

        Preferring One Path over Another for All Destinations 556

        Choosing One Path over Another Using BGP 557

        Partial and Full BGP Updates 559

    Single-Multihomed 561

    Dual-Multihomed 562

External BGP for Enterprises 563

    eBGP Neighbor Configuration 564

    Requirements for Forming eBGP Neighborships 565

    Issues When Redundancy Exists Between eBGP Neighbors 567

    eBGP Multihop Concepts 569

    BGP Internals and Verifying eBGP Neighbors 570

        Verifying eBGP Neighbor Status 571

        Administratively Controlling Neighbor Status 574

        BGP Message Summary 576

Verifying the BGP Table 576

    The BGP Update Message 577

    Examining the BGP Table 577

    Viewing Subsets of the BGP Table 580

Injecting Routes into BGP for Advertisement to the ISPs 583

    Injecting Routes Using the network Command 583

    The Effect of auto-summary on the BGP network Command 585

    Injecting Routes Using Redistribution 585

Exam Preparation Tasks 588

Planning Practice 588

    Design Review Table 588

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 589

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 589

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 590

Review All the Key Topics 591

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 592

Define Key Terms 593

Chapter 14 Advanced BGP Concepts 595

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 597

Foundation Topics 602

Internal BGP Between Internet-Connected Routers 602

    Establishing the Need for iBGP with Two Internet-Connected Routers 602

    Configuring iBGP 603

    Verifying iBGP 606

    Examining iBGP BGP Table Entries 607

    Understanding Next-Hop Reachability Issues with iBGP 611

        Ensuring That Routes Exist to the Next-Hop Address 612

        Using neighbor neighbor-ip next-hop-self to Change the Next-Hop Address 613

Avoiding Routing Loops When Forwarding Toward the Internet 614

    Using an iBGP Mesh 616

    IGP Redistribution and BGP Synchronization 618

Route Filtering and Clearing BGP Peers 620

    BGP Filtering Overview 620

    Inbound and Outbound BGP Filtering on Prefix/Length 621

    Clearing BGP Neighbors 625

    Displaying the Results of BGP Filtering 627

    Peer Groups 629

BGP Path Attributes and Best-Path Algorithm 631

    BGP Path Attributes 631

    Overview of the BGP Best-Path Algorithm 633

    Perspectives on the Core Eight Best-Path Steps 635

    Memorization Tips for BGP Best Path 636

Influencing an Enterprise’s Outbound Routes 637

    Influencing BGP Weight 637

        Sample Internetwork Used in the Weight Examples 638

        Setting the BGP Administrative Weight Using a Route Map 642

        Setting Weight Using the neighbor weight Command 643

    Setting the Local Preference 644

        Sample Internetwork Used in the Local_Pref and AS_Path Length Examples 645

        Setting the BGP Local_Pref Using a Route Map 648

    IP Routes Based on BGP Best Paths 651

        Example of a BGP RIB Failure 652

        BGP and the maximum-paths Command 654

    Increasing the Length of the AS_Path Using AS_Path Prepend 654

Influencing an Enterprise’s Inbound Routes with MED 656

    MED Concepts 657

    MED Configuration 659

Exam Preparation Tasks 661

Planning Practice 661

    Design Review Table 661

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 662

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 663

    Choosing Commands for a Verification Plan Table 664

Review All the Key Topics 666

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 666

Define Key Terms 667

Chapter 15 IPv6 Internet Connectivity 669

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 669

Foundation Topics 672

IPv6 Internet Connections 672

    Methods of Assigning an IPv6 Address to a Customer Router 672

    Manual Configuration of IPv6 Address and Default Route 673

    IPv6 Access Control Lists 674

    IPv6 Internet Connection Security 677

BGP Support for IPv6 677

    Multiprotocol BGP Fundamentals 678

    IPv6 Routing over an IPv4 BGP Session 678

    IPv6 Routing over an IPv6 BGP Session 684

    Single IPv4 BGP Session Versus Dual (IPv4 and IPv6) Sessions 689

    Filtering IPv6 Routes with Prefix Lists 689

    Using Local Preference for IPv6 Path Selection 693

Exam Preparation Tasks 695

Planning Practice 695

    Design Review Table 695

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 695

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 696

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 698

Review All the Key Topics 698

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 699

Define Key Terms 699

Part V Router and Routing Security

Chapter 16 Fundamental Router Security Concepts 701

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 701

Foundation Topics 704

Elements of a Router Security Policy 704

Access Control Lists 705

    Time-Based ACLs 705

    Infrastructure ACLs 707

Management Plane Security 708

    Secure Shell Versus Telnet 709

    Password Encryption 711

        Enable Secret Password 711

        Line Password 712

        Username Password 713

    Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding 714

    Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting 719

    SNMP Security 721

    NTP Authentication 724

Exam Preparation Tasks 729

Planning Practice 729

    Design Review Table 729

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 730

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 731

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 732

Review All the Key Topics 733

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 734

Define Key Terms 734

Chapter 17 Routing Protocol Authentication 737

“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 737

Foundation Topics 740

Authentication Methods 740

    Plain Text Authentication 740

    Hashing Authentication 741

    Key Chains 742

EIGRP Authentication 744

    EIGRP for IPv4 Authentication 744

    EIGRP for IPv6 Authentication 746

    Named EIGRP Authentication 749

OSPF Authentication 751

    Plain Text OSPFv2 Authentication 751

    OSPFv2 MD5 Authentication 754

    OSPFv3 Authentication 756

BGP Authentication 759

    IPv4 BGP Authentication 760

    IPv6 BGP Authentication 761

Exam Preparation Tasks 764

Planning Practice 764

    Design Review Table 764

    Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 764

    Create an Implementation Plan Table 765

    Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 766

Review All the Key Topics 767

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 767

Define Key Terms 767

Part VI Final Preparation

Chapter 18 Final Preparation 769

Tools for Final Preparation 769

    Exam Engine and Questions on the CD 769

        Install the Exam Engine 770

        Activate and Download the Practice Exam 770

        Activating Other Exams 771

    Premium Edition 771

    The Cisco Learning Network 771

    Memory Tables 771

    Chapter-Ending Review Tools 772

Suggested Plan for Final Review/Study 772

    Step 1: Review Key Topics and DIKTA Questions 773

    Step 3: Hands-On Practice 773

    Step 6: Subnetting Practice 774

    Step 7: Use the Exam Engine 774

Summary 776

    Keep in Touch with Kevin 776

Part VII Appendixes

Appendix A Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes 779

Appendix B ROUTE Exam Updates 805

Appendix C Conversion Tables 809


Appendix D Memory Tables

Appendix E Memory Tables Answer Key

Appendix F Completed Planning Practice Tables

Appendix G Study Planner


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