Cisco networking essentials—made easy! Get a solid foundation in Cisco products and technologies from this fully updated bestseller. Covering the latest solutions, Cisco: A Beginner’s Guide, Fifth Edition shows you, step-by-step, how to design, build, and manage custom networks. Learn how to configure hardware, use IOS commands, set up wireless networks, and secure your systems. You’ll also get tips on preparing for Cisco certification exams. Brand-new voice and social networking features, Cisco TelePresence, the cloud-based Cisco Unified Computing System, and more are fully covered in this practical resource. Understand Cisco networking and Internet basics Connect and configure routers and switches Work with TCP/IP, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet technologies Maintain your network through IOS and IOS XR Handle security using firewalls, Adaptive Security Appliances, SecureX, TrustSec, and other tools Virtualize hardware and migrate resources to a private cloud Manage wireless networks with Aironet and Airespace Deliver VoIP, video, and social networking services Design, administer, and tune a Cisco enterprise network Identify and repair performance issues and bottlenecks
A practical guide to networking fundamentals Fully up to date with the latest technologies, this introductory handbook covers wired and wireless network design, configuration, hardware, protocols, security, backup, recovery, virtualization, and more. After laying the groundwork, Networking: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition explains, step-by-step, how to install, set up, and administer Windows Server 2008, Exchange Server 2010, Fedora 10, and Apache. If you're beginning a career in networking or looking to refresh your skills, you need this detailed reference. Learn about network cabling, topologies, hardware, and the OSI Model Set up a small office and home office (SOHO) wired or wireless network Connect LANs and WANs Work with network protocols--TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, VoIP, and others Enable remote access through a VPN or other methods Secure your network and handle backup and disaster recovery Install, configure, and administer Windows Server 2008, Exchange Server 2010, Fedora 10, and Apache Understand virtualization technologies, and learn how to set up and use VMware Server Learn how the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 affects networking and IT professionals Bruce Hallberg has been involved in IT for more than 25 years and has consulted for Fortune 1000 firms on the implementation of management information and networking systems. He is the bestselling author of more than 20 books.
"A gateway to all the Cisco basics as well as an introduction to new trends in the world of internetworking. This practical guide covers the fundamentals, including IOS command structure, routing and networking protocols, design and management tools, network security, and network device configuration. The fifth edition features new coverage of latest technologies, including cloud transitions, telepresence, adding mobile devices, software-defined networking, configuration, hardware, protocols, security, backup, recovery, virtualization, and much more. Walks you through how to design, manage, and troubleshoot a robust Cisco network"--
The book explains CISCO CCNA/CCENT internetworking routing and switching concepts and guarantees the certification to the readers, with a unique presentation in the field of internetworking. It is written like usual textbooks. The differences are; in the way of presenting the required information, which is so simple, the addition of more than 2200 learning questions, and the built-in of 13 exam engines and flash cards. The learning questions, at the end of a chapter, represent a review to the information presented in that chapter as well as provide an easy way for the preparation of the real exam. The questions are made to focus on the important information. You have two options to read the questions and their answers, either by using the built-in exam engine at the end of each chapter or by reading the questions and their answers in the EBook. With more than 840 pages, the book includes explanatory text and provides new types of test formats to simplify both the exam and the presenting of the information to the readers, including over 2200 challenging multiple-choices-single-answer, multiple-choices-multiple-answers, fill-in-the-blank, testlet, drag-and-drop, and simulation test formats. A variety of internetworking scenarios and exhibits are used in this book to illustrate the topics related to the CISCO internetworking fundamentals. In line with modern training and teaching methodology, the questions are included to encourage the reader to stop and think, as well as to test his knowledge in preparation for a successful CCNA CCENT examination.& ;& ;The book also provides you three built-in CISCO CCNA/CCENT exams' engines. The exams mimic the format on real CISCO exams. The exams are highly organized, so that the reader can easily understand the concepts of the exams. To be more familiar with the real CISCO exam, each exam in this book contains only 50-60 questions. Moreover, the answers of the questions are comprehensively described so that you could understand the concepts behind each question very well and be more confident on the CISCO exam. The exams are made so that you could feel like on real CISCO exams. Therefore, the questions in this book require the same level of analysis as the question on the CCNA/CCENT ICND1 exams. Varieties of internetworking designing and troubleshooting scenarios are described in this book. While these scenarios prepare you for the exam, you will obtain strong experiences on CISCO switches, CISCO routers, CISCO internetworking and the associated protocols, and technologies. The three Simulated CISCOexams make you more confident in the real CISCO exam.& ;& ;CCENT is the essential certification for the CISCO internetworking routing and switching track. Understanding the CCENT topics and passing this exam successfully, are crucial for those who want to be an Internetworking professional, and is an easy mission, just follow this book. The current track of the CCNA routing and switching contains two exams and two certifications, the CCENT/ICND1 exam 640-822 and the ICND2 exam 640-816. However, it is possible to obtain the CCNA exam 640-802 by one exam and one certification. Now, CCENT and CCNA are the most popular entry-level networking and internetworking certification programs. The CCENT certification proves that you have a firm foundation in the networking and internetworking field, and it proves that you have a solid understanding of IP protocol, IP routing, switching, and many of CISCO device''s configurations.& ;& ;The book provides in-depth coverage of all official CCNA CCENT exam objectives and uses 2800 router, 1841 router, catalyst 2960 switch, and many other CISCO devices to clarify the required concepts. It also provides an up-to-date information for the newest catalyst 2960-S switch and 802.11n wireless technology. It provides objective-by-objective coverage of all the material the student needs to know for the exam, signaling out critical information, outlining necessary procedures, and identifying the exam essentials.& ;& ;The book is composed of ten chapters. Each chapter treats each internetworking entity with clear, simple, easy-to-follow sections, text boxes and numerous conceptual figures. The book contains more than 313 Figures, 33 Exhibits, 150 Tables, and hundreds of CISCO Switches' and Routers' Configurations. At the end of each chapter, a number of learning questions, exam engine with flash cards and a list of the commands, which are used in that chapter, are given. To make the reader/student more familiar with the CISCO exam, which is not requiring explaining the answer, some of the answers are not provided with explanations. However, explanations for these answers can be obtained easily from their questions. This will preserve the reader time by eliminating all the repeated information and it will not waste his/her time by extra statements. To encourage the reader to stop and think as well as to test his knowledge, the answers are not given directly after the learning questions; instead, the answers are listed in Appendix A with complementary discussions.& ;& ;This book uses mainly the passive voice way of writing to give the reader strong-straightforward information without confusing the reader by extra-not required statements. This way of writing is also used by CISCO for devices' configurations, and by several computer technical books and operating systems; hence, the reader will be more familiar with CISCO devices' configurations while he/she reads this book.& ;& ;The 2200 questions are distributed across the book as shown below:& ;& ;Chapter 1: Internetworking Essentials312& ;Chapter 2: Internetworking IP Protocol and IP Addressing& ;308& ;Chapter 3: Subnetting IP Network and VLSMs& ;85& ;Chapter 4: Internetworking OS CISCO Devices& ;239& ;Chapter 5: Internetworking Routing Protocols233& ;Chapter 6: Internetworking Switching219& ;Chapter 7: Internetworking OS Management Facilities216& ;Chapter 8: Internetworking WAN Technologies& ;188& ;Chapter 9: Internetworking Wireless Technology: an Introduction143& ;Chapter 10: Internetworking Security: an Introduction94& ;Exam E1& ;52& ;Exam E254& ;Exam E3& ;54& ;& ;This book is a unique one that is designed to offer both the CCNA/CCENT study guide and examination guide, and includes 13 built-in exam engines with flash cards. The book covers essential topics on the Internetworking and security that can be understood, even if the students do not have a technical background. The book is necessary for any CISCO Internetworking and security related certifications. It is designed and organized for absolute beginners as well as for professional in CISCO internetworking. For beginners to be able to follow the train of thought and to ease the presenting of the technical information to them, the book gradually presents the information by highly organized only ten chapters, and then each chapter is decomposed into a number of sections and subsections. The TRUE/FALSE and Correct/Incorrect types of questions are used to review the important information easily to the beginners. For those who have a good technical background and ready for certification, the book can be used as an additional technological certification guide, and the learning questions and the three exams can be used as a refresher for their information before taking the exam. Moreover, Questions like "Try to decide which option gets in which blank" and "Match ... etc." are used as a simulated "Drag-and-drop" type of questions in the exam. Therefore, the book knowledge is what the student needs to be a successful networking professional, and it is a valuable technological resource for those on the job with internetworking.& ;& ;By understanding perfectly the information presented in this book, internetworking-engi
The Complete One-Week Preparation for the CISCO CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Exam 640-822 provides in-depth coverage of all official CCNA/CCENT exam objectives and uses 2800 router, 1841 router, catalyst 2960 switch, and many other CISCO devices to clarify the required concepts. The book uses many highly-professional figures, exhibits, tables, configurations, and real internetworking scenarios to clarify the required concepts. It also provides up-to-date information on the newest catalyst 2960-S switch and 802.11n wireless technology. Author Thaar AL_Taiey highlights critical information, outlines necessary procedures, and identifies exam essentials. This preparation guide presents the concepts so that they can be grasped with understanding. After study, there is an opportunity to test their knowledge with the two thousand challenging, test-like questions that resemble the questions found on the exam. Question types include multiple-choice-single-answer, multiple-choice-multiple-answers, fill-in-the-blank, testlet, drag-and-drop, and simulations. The chapters are organized to offer the following information: description of chapter topics, main exposition of topics, chapter summary, commands reference, and list of the suggested learning questions. The Complete One-Week Preparation for the CISCO CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Exam 640-822 is an intensive, one-week study guide that provides students with all the preparation they need to excel on the CCNA/ CCENT exam. This certification guide is designed to make even the most difficult internet-working concepts easy to understand. Designed and organized for absolute beginners as well as for CISCO internetworking professionals. The Complete One-Week Preparation for the CISCO CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Exam 640-822 gives students the necessary foundation to overtake the CCNA/ CCENT exam with extreme confidence and post high scores. The following CISCO CCNA/CCENT topics are covered carefully in this book: Describing the operation of computer data networks Describing the required CISCO Devices for CCENT Operating CISCO Switches and Routers Implementing small switched CISCO networks Implementing an IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet the network requirements for small and large offices Implementing a small and a large routed network Managing and verifying CISCO switches and routers Explaining and selecting the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN Implementing and verifying several WAN links Identifying security threats to a network and describing general methods to mitigate those threats Describing Wireless technology.
Learn to administer UNIX from both a network and single system perspective with help from this introductory resource. You’ll get clear advice on everything from installation and configuration to setting up important services such as Web Server, FTP, SNMP, DNS, as well as other key functions. You’ll also find specific information for the Solaris, HP-UX, and AIX platforms.
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