Now fully updated for the new Cisco SWITCH 300-115 exam, Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide is your Cisco® authorized learning tool for CCNP® or CCDP® preparation. Part of the Cisco Press Foundation Learning Series, it teaches you how to plan, configure, verify, secure, and maintain complex enterprise switching solutions using Cisco Catalyst® switches and Enterprise Campus Architecture. The authors show you how to build scalable multilayer switched networks, create and deploy global intranets, and perform basic troubleshooting in environments using Cisco multilayer switches for client hosts and services. They begin by reviewing basic switching concepts, network design, and campus network architecture. Next, they present in-depth coverage of spanning-tree, inter-VLAN routing, first-hop redundancy, network management, advanced switch features, high availability, and campus network security. Each chapter opens with a list of topics that clearly identify its focus. Each chapter ends with a summary of key concepts for quick study, as well as review questions to assess and reinforce your understanding. Throughout, configuration examples, and sample verification outputs illustrate critical issues in network operation and troubleshooting. This guide is ideal for all certification candidates who want to master all the topics covered on the SWITCH 300-115 exam. Serves as the official textbook for version 7 of the Cisco Networking Academy CCNP SWITCH course Covers basic switching terminology and concepts, and the unique features of Cisco Catalyst switch designs Reviews campus network design, including network structure, roles of Cisco Catalyst switches, and differences between Layer 2 and multilayer switches Introduces VLANs, VTP, Trunking, and port-channeling Explains Spanning Tree Protocol configuration Presents concepts and modern best practices for interVLAN routing Covers first-hop redundancy protocols used by Cisco Catalyst switches Outlines a holistic approach to network management and Cisco Catalyst device security with AAA, NTP, 802.1x, and SNMP Describes how to use advanced features to improve campus network resiliency and availability Shows how to establish switch physical redundancy using Stackwise, VSS, or redundant supervisors Explains advanced security features
Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide: Foundation learning for SWITCH 642-813 Richard Froom, CCIE No. 5102 Balaji Sivasubramanian Erum Frahim, CCIE No. 7549 Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide is a Cisco® authorized learning tool for CCNP® and CCDP® preparation. As part of the Cisco Press foundation learning series, this book covers how to plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions using the Cisco Campus Enterprise Architecture. The Foundation Learning Guide also covers secure integration of VLANs, WLANs, voice, and video into campus networks. Each chapter opens with the list of topics covered to clearly identify the focus of that chapter. At the end of each chapter, a summary and review questions provide you with an opportunity to assess and reinforce your understanding of the material. Throughout the book detailed explanations with commands, configurations, and diagrams serve to illuminate theoretical concepts. Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide is ideal for certification candidates who are seeking a tool to learn all the topics covered in the SWITCH 642-813 exam. - Serves as the official book for the Cisco Networking Academy CCNP SWITCH course - Provides a thorough presentation of the fundamentals of multilayer switched network design - Explains the implementation of the design features such as VLAN, Spanning Tree, and inter-VLAN routing in the multilayer switched environment - Explains how to implement high-availability technologies and techniques - Covers security features in a switched network - Presents self-assessment review questions, chapter topics, summaries, command syntax explanations, network diagrams, and configuration examples to facilitate effective studying This book is in the Foundation Learning Guide Series. These guides are developed together with Cisco® as the only authorized, self-paced learning tools that help networking professionals build their understanding of networking concepts and prepare for Cisco certification exams.
CCNP Routing and Switching Foundation Learning Library: ROUTE¿300-101, SWITCH 300-115, TSHOOT 300-135¿contains three books that provide early and comprehensive foundation learning for the three new required exams for CCNP certification: Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) Foundation Learning Guide: (CCNP ROUTE 300-101) Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide: (CCNP SWITCH 300-115) Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT) Foundation Learning Guide: (CCNP TSHOOT 300-135) This package is a comprehensive self-study tool for learning the material covered in the three new CCNP exams. The books are intermediate-level texts that assume that readers have been exposed to beginner-level networking concepts contained in the CCNA (ICND1 and ICND2) certification curriculum. No previous exposure to the CCNP level subject matter is required, so the books provide a great deal of detail on the topics covered. Within the Authorized Self-Study Guide series, each chapter opens with a list of objectives to help focus the reader's study. Real-world case studies sprinkled throughout help illuminate theoretical concepts. Key terms will be highlighted and defined as they are first used. Each chapter will conclude with a summary to help review key concepts, as well as review questions to reinforce the reader's understanding of what was covered.
Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) Foundation Learning Guide Second Edition Foundation learning for the CCNA Security IINS 640-554 exam Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) Foundation Learning Guide, Second Edition, is a Cisco-authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCNA® Security 640-554 foundation learning. This book provides you with the knowledge needed to secure Cisco® networks. By reading this book, you will gain a thorough understanding of how to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. This book focuses on using Cisco IOS routers to protect the network by capitalizing on their advanced features as a perimeter router, firewall, intrusion prevention system, and site-to-site VPN device. The book also covers the use of Cisco Catalyst switches for basic network security, the Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS), and the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA). You learn how to perform basic tasks to secure a small branch office network using Cisco IOS security features available through web-based GUIs (Cisco Configuration Professional) and the CLI on Cisco routers, switches, and ASAs. Whether you are preparing for CCNA Security certification or simply want to gain a better understanding of Cisco IOS security fundamentals, you will benefit from the information provided in this book. Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) Foundation Learning Guide, Second Edition, is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining. -- Develop a comprehensive network security policy to counter threats against information security -- Secure borderless networks -- Learn how to use Cisco IOS Network Foundation Protection (NFP) and Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP) -- Securely implement the management and reporting features of Cisco IOS devices -- Deploy Cisco Catalyst Switch security features -- Understand IPv6 security features -- Plan threat control strategies -- Filter traffic with access control lists -- Configure ASA and Cisco IOS zone-based firewalls -- Implement intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and network address translation (NAT) -- Secure connectivity with site-to-site IPsec VPNs and remote access VPNs This volume is in the Foundation Learning Guide Series offered by Cisco Press®. These guides are developed together with Cisco as the only authorized, self-paced learning tools that help networking professionals build their understanding of networking concepts and prepare for Cisco certification exams. Category: Cisco Certification Covers: CCNA Security IINS exam 640-554
Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT) Foundation Learning Guide Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT) Foundation Learning Guide is your Cisco authorized learning tool for CCNP TSHOOT 300-135 exam preparation. Part of the Cisco Press Foundation Learning Guide series, it teaches you how to maintain and monitor even the most complex enterprise networks. You’ll compare and master today’s leading approaches to troubleshooting, including an efficient structured process for maximizing network uptime in the context of your own organization’s policies and procedures. Coverage includes gathering information, capturing traffic, using event notifications, working with maintenance and trouble-shooting tools, and more. Throughout, each chapter opens with a list of topics that clearly identify its focus. Each chapter ends with a summary of key concepts for quick study, as well as review questions to assess and reinforce your understanding. To deepen your hands-on expertise and strengthen your exam readiness, this guide also presents five full chapters of real-world troubleshooting case studies. This guide is ideal for all certification candidates who want to master all the topics covered on the TSHOOT 300-135 exam. --The official textbook for the Cisco Networking Academy CCNP TSHOOT 300-135 course --Thoroughly introduces proven troubleshooting principles and common troubleshooting approaches --Defines structured troubleshooting and reviews its subprocesses --Shows how to integrate troubleshooting into day-to-day network maintenance processes --Covers information gathering on Layer 2 switching and Layer 3 routing with IOS show and debug commands, ping, and telnet --Introduces specialized tools for capturing traffic, gathering information (SNMP and NetFlow), and receiving network event notifications (EEM) --Uses extensive troubleshooting examples and diagrams to support explanations and strengthen your understanding --Presents self-assessment review questions, chapter objectives, and summaries to facilitate effective studying
Foundation learning for CIPT1 exam 642-446 Dennis Hartmann, CCIE® No. 15651 Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part 1 (CIPT1), is a Cisco®-authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCVP® foundation learning. This book provides the knowledge necessary to install, configure, and deploy a Cisco Unified Communications solution based on Cisco Unified Communications Manager, the call routing and signaling component of the Cisco Unified Communications solution. By reading this book, you will gain an understanding of deploying a Cisco Unified Communications Manager to support single site, centralized, distributed, and hybrid call processing models. This book focuses on Cisco Unified Communications Manager Release 6.x. You will learn how to install and configure Cisco Unified Communications Manager, power over Ethernet switches, and gateways using MGCP. You will also learn how to build a scalable dial plan for on-net and off-net calls. The dial plan chapters of the book cover call routing, call coverage, digit manipulation, class of service, and call coverage components. This book will teach you how to implement media resources, LDAP directory integration, and various endpoints including Skinny Client Control Protocol (SCCP) and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). Cisco Unified Video Advantag endpoint configuration is covered, in addition to, Cisco Unity® voice mail integration and basic voice mail box creation. Various user features are discussed including Presence. Whether you are preparing for CCVP certification or simply want to gain a better understanding of Cisco Unified Communications Manager fundamentals, you will benefit from the foundation information presented in this book. Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part 1 (CIPT1), is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining. Dennis J. Hartmann, CCIE® No. 15651 is a lead Unified Communications instructor at Global Knowledge. Dennis has been working with CallManager since CallManager 2.0. Dennis has various technical certifications: CCIE No. 15651, CCVP, CCSI, CCNP®, CCIP®, and MCSE. Dennis has worked with various Fortune 500 companies including AT&T, Sprint, Merrill Lynch, KPMG, and Cabletron Systems. Understand Cisco Unified Communications Manager architecture and components Evaluate Cisco Unified Communications Manager deployment models Install, upgrade, and administer Cisco Unified Communications Manager Apply network configuration, NTP, and DHCP configuration options Configure and manage user accounts Deploy various Cisco Unified IP Phones Configure Catalyst® switches for power over Ethernet and voice VLAN requirements Harden IP Phones to mitigate security risks Configure Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP) gateways Configure dial plans, call routing, and digit manipulation Deploy various media resources and user features Integrate Cisco Unity Voicemail with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Configure video-enabled IP Phones This volume is in the Certification Self-Study Series offered by Cisco Press®. Books in this series provide officially developed self-study solutions to help networking professionals understand technology implementations and prepare for the Cisco Career Certifications examinations. Category: Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6 Covers: CIPT1 exam 642-446 $65.00 USA / $72.00 CAN
Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH) Foundation Learning Guide, Third Edition, is a Cisco®-authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCDP® foundation learning. This book provides you with the knowledge needed to perform the conceptual, intermediate, and detailed design of a network infrastructure that supports desired network solutions over intelligent network services, in order to achieve effective performance, scalability, and availability. By reading this book, you will gain a thorough understanding of how to apply solid Cisco network solution models and recommended design practices to provide viable, stable enterprise internetworking solutions. The book presents concepts and examples that are necessary to design converged enterprise networks. Advanced network infrastructure technologies, such as virtual private networks (VPNs) and other security solutions are also covered. Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH) Foundation Learning Guide, Third Edition teaches you the latest development in network design and technologies, including network infrastructure, intelligent network services, and converged network solutions. Specific topics include campus, routing, addressing, WAN services, data center, e-commerce, SAN, security, VPN, and IP multicast design, as well as network management. Chapter-ending review questions illustrate and help solidify the concepts presented in the book. Whether you are preparing for CCDP certification or simply want to gain a better understanding of designing scalable and reliable network architectures, you will benefit from the foundation information presented in this book. Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH) Foundation Learning Guide, Third Edition, is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining. John Tiso, CCIE No. 5162, CCDP is a Product Manager for Cisco Systems. He holds a B.S. Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Adelphi University and a Graduate Citation in Strategic Management from Harvard University. John is a published author, has served as a technical editor for Cisco Press, and has participated as a SME for the CCIE program. Prior to Cisco, he was a senior consultant and architect in the Cisco partner channel. · Learn about the Cisco Enterprise Architecture · Create highly available campus and data center network designs · Develop optimum Layer 3 designs · Examine advanced WAN services design considerations · Evaluate SAN design considerations · Deploy effective e-commerce module designs · Create effective security services and IPsec and SSL VPN designs · Design IP multicast networks · Understand the network management capabilities within Cisco IOS Software This book is in the Foundation Learning Guide Series. These guides are developed together with Cisco® as the only authorized, self-paced learning tools that help networking professionals build their understanding of networking concepts and prepare for Cisco certification exams. Category: Cisco Certification Covers: CCDP ARCH 642-874
Cisco has announced big changes to its certification program. As of February 24, 2020, all current certifications will be retired, and Cisco will begin offering new certification programs. The good news is if you’re working toward any current CCNA certification, keep going. You have until February 24, 2020 to complete your current CCNA. If you already have CCENT/ICND1 certification and would like to earn CCNA, you have until February 23, 2020 to complete your CCNA certification in the current program. Likewise, if you’re thinking of completing the current CCENT/ICND1, ICND2, or CCNA Routing and Switching certification, you can still complete them between now and February 23, 2020. Real-world expert preparation for the ICND2, with hands-on labs The CCNA ICND2 Study Guide, 3rd Edition covers 100 percent of all exam 200-105 objectives. Leading networking authority Todd Lammle provides detailed explanations and clear instruction on IP data networks, switching and routing technologies, IPv4 and IPV6 addressing, troubleshooting, security, and more. Dozens of hands-on labs help you gain experience with important tasks, and expert examples and insights drawn from thirty years of networking bring real-world perspective to essential CCNA skills. The Sybex interactive online learning environment provides hundreds of sample questions, a glossary of key terms, and over 100 electronic flashcards to streamline your study time and expand your resources; the pre-assessment test shows you where to focus your efforts, and the practice exam allows you test your level of understanding while there's still time to improve. The ICND2 is the final exam for the CCNA certification. With 80 percent of the Internet's routers being Cisco technology, this exam is critical for a career in networking. This guide explains everything you need to be confident on exam day. Study 100% of the exam objectives Get essential hands-on experience Access sample questions and flashcards Test your knowledge with a bonus practice exam Be fully prepared for the CCNA ICND2 with the Sybex advantage.
The definitive guide to designing and deploying Cisco IP multicast networks Clear explanations of the concepts and underlying mechanisms of IP multicasting, from the fundamentals to advanced design techniques Concepts and techniques are reinforced through real-world network examples, each clearly illustrated in a step-by-step manner with detailed drawings Detailed coverage of PIM State Rules that govern Cisco router behavior In-depth information on IP multicast addressing, distribution trees, and multicast routing protocols Discussions of the common multimedia applications and how to deploy them Developing IP Multicast Networks, Volume I, covers an area of networking that is rapidly being deployed in many enterprise and service provider networks to support applications such as audio and videoconferencing, distance learning, and data replication. The concepts used in IP multicasting are unlike any other network protocol, making this book a critical tool for networking professionals who are implementing this technology. This book provides a solid foundation of basic IP multicast concepts, as well as the information needed to actually design and deploy IP multicast networks. Using examples of common network topologies, author Beau Williamson discusses the issues that network engineers face when trying to manage traffic flow.Developing IP Multicast Networks, Volume I, includes an in-depth discussion of the PIM protocol used in Cisco routers and detailed coverage of the rules that control the creation and maintenance of Cisco mroute state entries. The result is a comprehensive guide to the development and deployment of IP multicast networks using Cisco routers and switches.
Deluxe Edition of Best-Selling CCNA Study Guide This comprehensive, enhanced version of the Sybex CCNA Study Guide provides certification candidates with the additional tools they need to prepare for this popular exam. With additional bonus exams and flashcards, as well as the exclusive CCNA Virtual Lab, Platinum Edition, this comprehensive guide has been completely updated to reflect the latest CCNA 640-802 exam. Written by Cisco Authority Todd Lammle, whose straightforward style provides lively examples, hands-on and written labs, easy-to-understand analogies, and real-world scenarios that will not only help you prepare for the exam, but also give you a solid foundation as a Cisco networking professional. This Study Guide teaches you how to Describe how a network works Configure, verify and troubleshoot a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP Services to meet network requirements in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network. Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic router operation and routing on Cisco devices Explain and select the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats Implement, verify, and troubleshoot NAT and ACLs in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network. Implement and verify WAN links On the CD-ROM: Chapter Review Questions Full-Length Practice Exams Electronic Flashcards Exclusive CD-only bonus material, including the CCNA Simulation Exam Practice Guide All new Audio and Video Instruction from Todd Lammle On the Bonus 2nd CD-ROM The CCNA Virtual Lab, Platinum Edition. Users can work in a Cisco environment without having to spend the thousands of dollars on the pricy equipment. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file. For Instructors: Teaching supplements are available for this title.