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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.
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  • Copyright 2015
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 560
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 1-58720-560-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58720-560-6

CCNP Routing and Switching SWITCH 300-115 Official Cert Guide

CCNP Routing and Switching SWITCH 300-115 Official Cert Guide from Cisco Press enables you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. Expert engineer David Hucaby 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 exam
  • “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes, which enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section
  • Chapter-ending exercises, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly
  • The powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports
  • More than 60 minutes of personal video mentoring from the author on important exam topics
  • A final preparation chapter, which guides 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

Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

David Hucaby, CCIE® No. 4594, is a lead network engineer for the University of Kentucky, where he works with a large healthcare network based on the Cisco product
lines. David holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky. He is the author of several Cisco Press titles, including CCNA Wireless Cert Guide, Cisco ASA, PIX, and FWSM Firewall Handbook, Second Edition, Cisco Firewall Video Mentor, and Cisco LAN Switching Video Mentor.

The official study guide helps you master topics on the CCNP R&S SWITCH 300-115 exam, including the following:

  • Enterprise campus design
  • Switch operation
  • Switch port configuration
  • VLANs, trunks, and VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), RSTP, and MSTP
  • Protecting the STP topology
  • Aggregating switch links
  • Multilayer switching
  • Configuring DHCP
  • Logging switch activity and managing switches with SNMP
  • Monitoring performance and traffic
  • High availability
  • Securing switched networks

The CD-ROM contains more than 200 practice questions for the exam, memory table exercises and answer keys, a study planner tool, and more than 60 minutes of video.

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CCNP Routing and Switching SWITCH 300-115 Official Cert Guide from Cisco Press enables you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. Expert engineer David Hucaby 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, official study package includes

  • A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exam
  • Do I Know This Already? quizzes, which enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section
  • Chapter-ending exercises, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly
  • The powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports
  • More than 60 minutes of personal video mentoring from the author on important exam topics
  • A final preparation chapter, which guides 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

Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

CCNP Routing and Switching SWITCH 300-115 Official Cert Guide 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.

The official study guide helps you master topics on the CCNP R&S SWITCH 300-115 exam, including:

  • Enterprise campus design
  • Switch operation
  • Switch port configuration
  • VLANs, Trunks, and VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), RSTP, and MSTP
  • Protecting the STP topology
  • Aggregating switch links
  • Multilayer switching
  • Configuring DHCP
  • Logging switch activity and managing switches with SNMP
  • Monitoring performance and traffic
  • High availability
  • Securing switched networks

Sample Content

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CCNP Routing and Switching SWITCH 300-115 Official Cert Guide: Switch Port Configuration

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Enterprise Campus Network Design Chapter 2 Switch Operation
  • Chapter 3 Switch Port Configuration
  • Chapter 4 VLANs and Trunks
  • Chapter 5 VLAN Trunking Protocol
  • Chapter 6 Traditional Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Chapter 7 Spanning-Tree Configuration
  • Chapter 8 Protecting the Spanning Tree Protocol Topology
  • Chapter 9 Advanced Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Chapter 10 Aggregating Switch Links
  • Chapter 11 Multilayer SwitchingChapter 12 Configuring DHCP
  • Chapter 13 Logging Switch Activity
  • Chapter 14 Managing Switches with SNMP
  • Chapter 15 Monitoring Performance with IP SLA
  • Chapter 16 Using Port Mirroring to Monitor Traffic Chapter 17 Understanding High Availability
  • Chapter 18 Layer 3 High Availability Chapter 19 Securing Switch Access
  • Chapter 20 Securing VLANs
  • Chapter 21 Preventing Spoofing Attacks
  • Chapter 22 Managing Switch Users Chapter 23 Final Preparation
  • Part IX Appendixes
  • Appendix A Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes
  • Appendix B Exam Updates
  • Glossary

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