LAN Switching and Wireless CCNA Exploration Companion Guide Wayne Lewis, Ph.D. LAN Switching and Wireless, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide is the official supplemental textbook for the LAN Switching and Wireless course in the Cisco Networking Academy CCNA® Exploration curriculum version 4. This course provides a comprehensive approach to learning the technologies and protocols needed to design and implement a converged switched network. The Companion Guide, written and edited by a Networking Academy instructor, is designed as a portable desk reference to use anytime, anywhere. The book’s features reinforce the material in the course to help you focus on important concepts and organize your study time for exams. New and improved features help you study and succeed in this course: Chapter objectives: Review core concepts by answering the questions listed at the beginning of each chapter. Key terms: Refer to the updated lists of networking vocabulary introduced and turn to the highlighted terms in context in each chapter. Glossary: Consult the all-new comprehensive glossary with more than 190 terms. Check Your Understanding questions and answer key: Evaluate your readiness with the updated end-of-chapter questions that match the style of questions you see on the online course quizzes. The answer key explains each answer. Challenge questions and activities: Strive to ace more challenging review questions and activities designed to prepare you for the complex styles of questions you might see on the CCNA exam. The answer key explains each answer. Wayne Lewis is the Cisco Academy Manager for the Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training (PCATT), based at Honolulu Community College. How To: Look for this icon to study the steps that you need to learn to perform certain tasks. Packet Tracer Activities: Explore networking concepts in activities interspersed throughout some chapters using Packet Tracer v4.1 developed by Cisco. The files for these activities are on the accompanying CD-ROM. Also available for the LAN Switching and Wireless course: LAN Switching and Wireless, CCNA Exploration Labs and Study Guide ISBN-10: 1-58713-202-8 ISBN-13: 978-1-58713-202-5 Companion CD-ROM **See instructions within the ebook on how to get access to the files from the CD-ROM that accompanies this print book.** The CD-ROM provides many useful tools and information to support your education: Packet Tracer Activity exercise files A Guide to Using a Networker’s Journal booklet Taking Notes: A .txt file of the chapter objectives More IT Career Information Tips on Lifelong Learning in Networking This book is part of the Cisco Networking Academy Series from Cisco Press®. Books in this series support and complement the Cisco Networking online curriculum.
Cisco Press is the Official publisher for the New CCENT & CCNA Routing and Switching Certifications. The New Edition of the Best-Selling two-book value priced CCNA Official Cert Guide Library includes Updated Content, New Exercises, and 150 Minutes of Video Training -- PLUS the CCENT and CCNA Network Simulator Lite Editions with 26 Free Network Simulator Labs. CCNA 200-120 Official Cert Guide Library is a comprehensive review and package for the latest CCNA exams. The two books contained in this package, CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-101 Official Cert Guide and CCNA ICND2 200-101 Official Cert Guide, present complete reviews and a more challenging and realistic preparation experience. The books have been fully updated to refresh the content for the latest CCNA exam topics and enhance certain key topics that are critical for exam success. This is the eBook version of the print title - 2 book library . Note that the eBooks do not provide access to the practice test software that accompanies the print books. Access to the personal video mentoring and simulator lite software is available through product registration at Cisco Press; or see instructions in back pages of your eBooks. Best-selling author and expert instructor Wendell Odom shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. This complete study package includes A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exams Do I Know This Already? quizzes, which enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section Chapter-ending and part-ending exercises, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly Troubleshooting sections, which help you master the complex scenarios you will face on the exam A free copy of the CCNA ICND1 and ICND2 Network Simulator Lite software, complete with meaningful lab exercises that help you hone your hands-on skills with the command-line interface for routers and switches More than 150 minutes of personal video mentoring from the author Final preparation chapters, which guide you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time These official study guides help you master all the topics on the CCNA exams, including: Networking fundamentals Ethernet LANs and switches IPv4 addressing and subnetting Operating Cisco routers Configuring OSPF ACLs and NAT IPv6 fundamentals, implementation, and troubleshooting LAN switching IPv4 routing VPNs OSPF and EIGRP configuration and troubleshooting Wide area networks and Frame Relay Network management Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, challenging review questions and exercises, video instruction, and hands-on labs, these official study guides help you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success. Wendell Odom, CCIE No. 1624, is the most respected author of Cisco networking books in the world. His past titles include books on the entry-level Cisco certifications (CCENT and CCNA), the more advanced CCNP, and the industry-renowned CCIE. His books are known for their technical depth and accuracy. Wendell has worked as a network engineer, consultant, instructor, course developer, and book author, and he has produced videos, software, and blogs related to Cisco certifications. Includes 26 free CCNA Network Simulator labs: ICND1 1.Configuring IP Addresses I 2. Configuring IP Addresses II 3. Connected Routes 4. Static Routes I 5. Static Routes II 6. Subnet Zero 7. Loopback Interfaces 8. Subnet ID Calculation 9. IPv4 Address Rejection 10. IPv4 Route Selection 11. Subnetting and Addressing Configuration Scenario 12. Static Routing Configuration Scenario 13. Network Discovery Troubleshooting Scenario ICND2 1.EIGRP Serial Configuration I 2. EIGRP Serial Configuration II 3. EIGRP Serial Configuration III 4. EIGRP Frame Relay Configuration I 5. EIGRP Frame Relay Configuration II 6. EIGRP Route Tuning I 7. EIGRP Route Tuning II 8. EIGRP Neighbors II 9. EIGRP Neighbors III 10. EIGRP Configuration Scenario I 11. EIGRP Configuration Scenario II 12. EIGRP Metric Manipulation Configuration Scenario 13. Path Troubleshooting Scenario CCENT and CCNA Network Simulator Lite minimum system requirements: Microsoft Windows XP (SP2/SP3), Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit) with SP1, Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit) or Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit), Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, or 10.8 Intel® Pentium® III 1GHz or faster processor (Windows) or Intel Core™ Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor (Mac) 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended) 1.5 GB hard disk space 32-bit color depth at 1024 x 768 resolution Adobe Acrobat Reader version 8.0 or higher Other applications installed during installation: Adobe AIR 3.6.0 Captive JRE 6
LAN Switching and Wireless CCNA Exploration Labs and Study Guide Allan Johnson LAN Switching and Wireless, CCNA Exploration Labs and Study Guide is designed to help you learn about and apply your knowledge of the LAN switching and wireless topics from Version 4 of the Cisco® Networking Academy® CCNA® Exploration curriculum. Each chapter contains a Study Guide section and a Labs and Activities section. Study Guide The dozens of exercises in this book help you learn the concepts and configurations crucial to your success as a CCNA exam candidate. Each chapter is slightly different and includes matching, multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and open-ended questions designed to help you Review vocabulary Strengthen troubleshooting skills Boost configuration skills Reinforce concepts Research topics Packet Tracer Activities—This icon identifies exercises interspersed throughout the Study Guide section where you can practice or visualize a specific task using Packet Tracer, a powerful network simulation program developed by Cisco. Labs and Activities The Labs and Activities sections begin with a Command Reference table and include all the online curriculum labs to ensure that you have mastered the practical skills needed to succeed in this course. Hands-On Labs—This icon identifies the hands-on labs created for each chapter. Work through all the Basic, Challenge, and Troubleshooting labs as provided to gain a deep understanding of CCNA knowledge and skills to ultimately succeed on the CCNA Certification Exam. Packet Tracer Companion—This icon identifies the companion activities that correspond to each hands-on lab. You use Packet Tracer to complete a simulation of the hands-on lab. Packet Tracer Skills Integration Challenge—Each chapter concludes with a culminating activity called the Packet Tracer Skills Integration Challenge. These challenging activities require you to pull together several skills learned from the chapter—as well as previous chapters and courses—to successfully complete one comprehensive exercise. Allan Johnson works full time developing curriculum for Cisco Networking Academy. Allan also is a part-time instructor at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas. Use this book with: LAN Switching and Wireless, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide ISBN-10: 1-58713-207-9 ISBN-13: 978-158713-207-0 Companion CD-ROM The CD-ROM provides all the Packet Tracer Activity, Packet Tracer Companion, and Packet Tracer Challenge files that are referenced throughout the book as indicated by the icons. These files work with Packet Tracer v4.1 software, which is available through the Academy Connection website. Ask your instructor for access to the Packet Tracer software. This book is part of the Cisco Networking Academy Series from Cisco Press®. Books in this series support and complement the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum.
The CCNA Exploration LAN Switching and Wireless course text, in a low-cost, text-only booklet for easy offline studying * *Gives CCNA Exploration students an inexpensive study resource that can be read wherever Internet access isn't available. *Handy printed format lets students easily highlight and make notes. *Page correlations link directly to the online curriculum. *Covers the latest version of the CCNA Exploration LAN Switching and Wireless course. The Cisco CCNA Exploration curriculum provides a comprehensive overview of networking, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services. This course emphasizes theoretical concepts and practical application, giving students hands-on skills for designing, installing, operating, and maintaining real-world networks. While extensive online study resources and comprehensive textbooks are available, many students and instructors have requested a low-cost printed resource that can be used to study in places where Internet access may not be available. This booklet is that resource. Drawn directly from the online curriculum, it covers every skill and competency covered in the newest CCNA Exploration LAN Switching and Wireless course. This booklet enables students to study offline, highlight key points, and take handwritten notes. All topics are correlated directly to online web pages, helping students easily switch between offline and online content.
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