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• Pre-chapter quiz – These quizzes allow readers to assess their knowledge of the chapter content and decide how much time to spend on any given section.

• Instructor resources - Test bank with answers as well as an instructor's guide and chapter power point slides are available for each book in the library under each book's record on the Pearson Higher Ed Site 9781587204258 and 9781587204357
• Foundation Topics – These sections make up the majority of the page count, explaining concepts, configurations, with emphasis on the theory and concepts, and with linking the theory to the meaning of the configuration commands.
• Key Topics – Inside the Foundation Topics sections, every figure, table, or list that should absolutely be understood and remembered for the exam is noted with the words “Key Topic” in the margin. This tool allows the reader to quickly review the most important details in each chapter.
• Exam Preparation – This ending section of each chapter includes three additional features for review and study, all designed to help the reader remember the details as well as to get more depth. Readers will be instructed to review key topics from the chapter, complete tables and lists from memory, and define key terms. 
• Final Preparation Chapter—This final chapter details a set of tools and a study plan to help readers complete their preparation for the exams.
• CD-ROM Practice Test—The companion CD-ROM contains a set of customizable practice tests.



  • Copyright 2012
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 1500
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 1-58720-438-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58720-438-8

New Edition of Best Selling Official Cert Guide: Updated Content, New Exercises, and Expanded Coverage -- PLUS includes CCNA Network Simulator Lite Edition with 21 free CCNA Network Simulator Labs

The new edition of bestselling CCNA 640-802 Cert Library, Updated Third Edition by Wendell Odom is a comprehensive review and practice package for the latest CCNA exams. The two books contained in this package, CCENT/CCNA ICND1 640-822 Official Cert Guide, Third Edition, and CCNA ICND2 640-816 Official Cert Guide, Third Edition, present complete reviews and a more challenging and realistic preparation experience. The books have been refreshed to provide updated coverage of critical exam topics such as IP addressing, subnetting, TCP/IP and OSI networking models, VLSM, route summarization, and IP access control lists.

Learn, prepare, and practice for exam success

  • Master all CCNA 640-802 exam topics with the official study guides
  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes
  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
  • Practice with realistic exam questions on the DVDs
  • Learn from 60 minutes of video mentoring
  • Apply concepts within Networking Simulator lab exercises

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. The books present you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. The master tables of exam topics makes referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. A final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan. Special troubleshooting sections help you master the complex scenarios you will face on the exam.

The companion DVDs contains the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most. This new edition also includes a free copy of the CCNA Network Simulator Lite edition complete with meaningful lab exercises, which help you hone your hands-on skills with the Cisco user interface for routers and switches. The DVDs also contain more than 60 minutes of personal video mentoring from the author focused on subnetting.

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, these official study guides help you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

CCNA 640-802 Cert Library, Updated 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.

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. His website with links to various study tools and resources is at www.certskills.com.

These official study guides help you master all the topics on the CCNA exams, including:

  • TCP/IP and OSI networking models
  • Operating Cisco routers and LAN switches
  • Ethernet switch configuration and troubleshooting
  • Virtual LANs and Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Wireless LANs
  • IP addressing and subnetting
  • Routing protocols
  • Router configuration and troubleshooting
  • Static and connected routes
  • VLSM and route summarization
  • IP access control lists
  • OSPF and EIGRP configuration
  • WAN configuration and troubleshooting
  • Frame Relay
  • Network Security and VPNs
  • NAT
  • IPv6
  • Troubleshooting 

Includes CCENT/CCNA ICND1 640-822 Official Cert Guide, Third Edition and CCNA ICND2 640-816 Official Cert Guide, Third Edition

Free CCNA Network Simulator Labs:


     1.   Configuring IP Addresses I

     2.   Configuring IP Addresses II

     3.   Connected Routes

     4.   Static Routes I

     5.   Static Routes II

     6.   Subnet Zero I

     7.   Loopback Interfaces

     8.   Subnetting and Addressing I Configuration Scenario

     9.   Static Routing I Configuration Scenario

Free CCNA Network Simulator Labs:


     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 Serial Configuration Scenario

     11.  EIGRP Configuration Scenario

     12.  EIGRP Metric Manipulation Configuration Scenario

Companion DVDs

The DVDs contain two ICND1 practice exams, two ICND2 practice exams, two free, full CCNA practice exams, CCNA Network Simulator, Lite Edition, and 60 minutes of video training.

Includes Exclusive Offer for 70% Off Premium Edition eBook and Practice Tests

Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements:

Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), or Windows 7; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client; Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0; Pentium class 1GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB disc space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam

This volume is part of the Official Cert Guide Series from Cisco Press. Books in this series provide officially developed exam preparation materials that offer assessment, review, and practice to help Cisco Career Certification candidates identify weaknesses, concentrate their study efforts, and enhance their confidence as exam day nears.

Sample Content

Sample Pages

Download the sample pages from CCENT/CCNA ICND1 640-822 (includes Chapter 2 and Index)

Download the sample pages from CCNA ICND2 640-816, 3rd Edition (includes Chapter 5 and Index)

Table of Contents

Part I Networking Fundamentals
1 Introduction to Computer Networking
2 The TCP/IP and OSI Networking Models
3 Fundamentals of LANs
4 Fundamentals of WANs
5 Fundamentals of IPv4 Addressing and Routing
6  Fundamentals of TCP/IP Transport and Application Protocols
 Part II LAN Switching
7 Ethernet LAN Switching Concepts
8  Operating Cisco LAN switches
9 Ethernet Switch Configuration
10  Ethernet Switch Troubleshooting
11 Wireless LANs
Part III IPv4 Addressing and Subnetting
12 Perspectives on IPv4 Subnetting
13 Understanding Classful IPv4 Networks
14 Converting Subnet Masks
15 Analyzing Existing Subnet Masks
16 Designing Subnet Masks
17 Analyzing a Single Existing Subnet
18 Finding All Subnet IDs
Part IV IPv4 Routing
19 Operating Cisco Routers
20 Routing Protocol Concepts and Configuration
21 Troubleshooting IP Routing
Part V Wide-Area Networks
22 WAN Concepts
23 WAN Configuration
Part VI Final Preparation
24 Final Preparation
Appendices  (Print)
A Answers to the Do I Know This Already Quizzes
B  Numeric Reference Tables
C ICND1 Exam Updates: Version 1.0
Appendices CD
D Practice for Chapter 13: Classful Networks
E Practice for Chapter 14: Convert Masks
F Practice for Chapter 15: Analyze Masks
G Practice for Chapter 16: Design Masks
H Practice for Chapter 17: Analyze One Subnet
I Practice for Chapter 18: Find All Subnets
J Additional Scenarios
K Subnetting Video Reference
L Memory Tables
M Memory Tables Answer Key
N ICND1 Open Ended Questions

Part I LAN Switching
1 Virtual LANs
2 Spanning Tree Protocol
3 Troubleshooting LAN Switching
 Part II IP Routing
4 IP Routing: Static and Connected Routes
6 Router Summarization

7 IP Access Control Lists
8  Troubleshooting IP Routing
Part III Routing Protocols
9 Routing Protocol Theory
12 Troubleshooting Routing Protocols
Part IV Wide-Area Networks
13 Point-to-Point WANs
14 Frame Relay Concepts
15 Frame Relay Configuration
16 Virtual Private Networks
Part V Scaling the IP Address Space
17 Network Address Translation
18 IP Version 6
Part VI Final Preparation
19 Final Preparation
Appendices  (Print)
A Answers to the Do I Know This Already Quizzes
B  Numeric Reference Tables
C ICND2 Exam Updates: Version 1.0
Appendices CD
D Practice for Chapter 5: Variable Length Subnet Masks
E Practice for Chapter 6: Route Summarization
F Practice for Chapter 7: IP Access Control Lists
G Additional Scenarios
H Video Scenario Reference
I ICND1 Chapter 23 (was 16) WAN Configuration
J Memory Tables
K Memory Tables Answers
L ICND2 Open-ended questions
N/A Subnetting Elements


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