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Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise, CCNA Discovery Learning Guide is the official supplemental textbook for the Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise course in the Cisco® Networking Academy® CCNA® Discovery curriculum version 4. The course, the third of four in the new curriculum, familiarizes you with the equipment applications and protocols installed in enterprise networks, with a focus on switched networks, IP Telephony requirements, and security. It also introduces advanced routing protocols such as Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Protocol. Hands-on exercises include configuration, installation, and troubleshooting.
The Learning Guide, written and edited by instructors, is designed as a portable desk reference to use anytime, anywhere to reinforce the material from the course and organize your time.
The Learning Guide’s features help you focus on important concepts to succeed in this course:
How To–Look for this icon to study the steps you need to learn to perform certain tasks.
Interactive Activities–Reinforce your understanding of topics with more than 60 different exercises from the online course identified through-out the book with this icon. The files for these activities are on the accompanying CD-ROM.
Packet Tracer Activities– Explore and visualize networking concepts using Packet Tracer exercises interspersed throughout some chapters. The files for these activities are on the accompanying CD-ROM. Packet Tracer v4.1 software developed by Cisco is available separately.
Hands-on Labs–Work through all 44 course labs and 4 additional challenge labs included in Part II of the book. The labs are an integral part of the CCNA Discovery curriculum; review the core text and the lab material to prepare for all your exams.
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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.
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Part I: Concepts
Chapter 1 Networking in the Enterprise
Chapter 2 Exploring the Enterprise Network Infrastructure
Chapter 3 Switching in an Enterprise Network
Chapter 4 Addressing in an Enterprise Network
Chapter 5 Routing with a Distance Vector Protocol
Chapter 6 Routing with a Link-State Protocol
Chapter 7 Implementing Enterprise WAN Links
Chapter 8 Filtering Traffic Using Access Control Lists
Chapter 9 Troubleshooting an Enterprise Network
Chapter 10 Putting It All Together
Appendix A Check Your Understanding and Challenge Questions Answer Key
Part II: Labs
Chapter 1 Labs: Networking in the Enterprise
Chapter 2 Labs: Exploring the Enterprise Network Infrastructure
Chapter 3 Labs: Switching in an Enterprise Network
Chapter 4 Labs: Addressing in an Enterprise Network
Chapter 5 Labs: Routing with a Distance Vector Protocol
Lab 5-1: Designing and Creating a Redundant Network (5.1.2)
Chapter 6 Labs: Routing with a Link-State Protocol
Chapter 7 Labs: Implementing Enterprise WAN Links
Chapter 8 Labs: Filtering Traffic Using Access Control Lists
Chapter 9 Labs: Troubleshooting an Enterprise Network
Chapter 10 Capstone Project: Putting It All Together
Part B: Physically Construct the Network and Perform Basic Device
Part C: Routing, ACLs, and Switch Security Configuration
Appendix B Lab Equipment Interfaces and Initial Configuration Restoration