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CCSP CSPFA Exam Cram 2 (Exam Cram 642-521)

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  • Copyright 2003
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3023-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3023-7

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Basics of the PIX Firewall

Basics of the PIX Firewall

Table of Contents



1. Introduction to Cisco Certification.

The Exam Situation. Exam Layout and Design. Using Cisco's Exam Software Effectively. Exam-taking Basics. Question-handling Strategies. Mastering the Inner Game. Additional Resources.

2. Introduction to Network Security Threats.

Network Security Threats. Three Types of Attacks. The Secure Network. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

3. Basics of the PIX Firewall.

Trusted, Untrusted, and DMZ Defined. Areas of a Network. Types of Firewall Filtering Technologies. Cisco PIX Firewall Features. ASA Security Rules. PIX Firewall Models. The Console Port and Basic Connection. Software Licensing and Activation Keys. Licensing. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

4. Setting Up a PIX Firewall.

Factory Default Configurations. CLI Administrative Access Modes. Knowing the General Commands. Viewing and Saving the Configuration. The Six Basic Commands. Using the Six Commands. Working with the Trivial File Transfer Protocol. Configuration Files. Password Recovery. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

5. Translations and Connections.

Transport Protocols (Layer 4). Private Addresses. Address Translation. Translation (xlate) and Connection (conn) Tables. Outbound Traffic. Inbound Traffic. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

6. Access Control Lists and Traffic Control.

Controlling Traffic Coming In. Controlling Traffic Going Out. Turbo ACLs. The Basics of Object Grouping. ICMP Through the PIX Firewall. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

7. System Management.

The Importance of the Date and Time. Setting the Date and Time. Network Time Protocol. Accessing the PIX. Simple Network Management Protocol. Logging PIX Firewall Information. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

8. Advanced Protocol Handling and PIX Firewall Features.

Problems with Advanced Protocols and ASA. The Function of Fixups. The File Transfer Protocol. The Hypertext Transfer Protocol. Remote Shell. SQL*Net Protocol. The Real Time Streaming Protocol. Voice Over IP. Web Traffic Filtering. Filtering Java Applets and ActiveX Scripts. The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. The Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet. Routing. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

9. Attack Guards and Intrusion Detection.

Attack Guards. Intrusion Detection System. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

10. AAA Configuration.

Introduction to AAA Services. AAA Server Protocols. Cisco Secure Access Control Server. Configuring AAA Services. Downloadable Access Control Lists. Authentication of Other Services and Authentication Issues. General AAA Commands. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

11. Failover.

Introduction to Failover. Cable-based and LAN-based Configurations. Hardware and Software Requirements. Replication. Failover Detection. Fail Back. Failover Configuration. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

12. IPSec and Virtual Private Networks.

The Basics of VPN. VPN Categories. Types of VPNs. Defining Hashing, Encryption, and Keys. Internet Protocol Security. Configuring an IPSec Site-to-Site Connection. Testing and Troubleshooting IPSec. Configuring Remote Access Client VPNs. Scaling VPN Tunnels. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

13. PIX Device Manager.

PIX PDM Requirements. Installing the PDM. Configuring an HTTP Server. Connecting to the PDM. Using the PDM to Configure the PIX Firewall. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

14. Advance Management.

Advanced Management. CiscoWorks. CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewall. CiscoWorks Auto Update Server. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?

15. Sample Test.

Questions, Questions, Questions. Picking Proper Answers. Decoding Ambiguity. Working Within the Framework. Deciding What to Memorize. Preparing for the Test. Taking the Test.

16. Answer Key 1.

17. Sample Test 2.

18. Answer Key 2.

Appendix A: Resources.

Chapter 2. Chapter 3. Chapter 4. Chapter 5. Chapter 6. Chapter 7. Chapter 8. Chapter 9. Chapter 10. Chapter 11. Chapter 12. Chapter 13. Chapter 14. Other Resources.

Appendix B: What's on the CD-ROM.

The PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition Software. An Exclusive Electronic Version of the Text.

Appendix C: Using the PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition Software.

The Exam Simulation. Question Quality. The Interface Design. The Effective Learning Environment. Software Requirements. Installing PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition. Removing PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition from Your Computer. How to Use the Software. Contacting PrepLogic. License Agreement.




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