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Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices


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  • Official Cisco Systems Course Material—Based upon Cisco Systems instructor-led training course taught worldwide. There is no other publisher who has the access to this content—a Cisco Press exclusive.
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  • CCNA Exam #640-507 Preparation—The material covered within this coursebook includes the knowledge students will be required to know during the CCNA #640-507 Exam.
    • Teaches students networking skills and prepares them for certification testing. Ex.___

  • Strong classroom coursebook for growing Cisco Certification market—The ICND coursebook has been adopted and successfully used in institutions who have developed curriculum toward Cisco CCNA certification.
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  • Copyright 2000
  • Dimensions: 7.375 X 9.125
  • Pages: 600
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 1-57870-111-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-57870-111-7

Cisco authorized self-study book for CCNA foundation learning

  • Prepare for CCNA exam #640-607 certification while learning the fundamentals of setting up, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Cisco networks
  • Determine in which situations a hub, Ethernet switch, or router would be more appropriately used Use Cisco software to identify addresses, protocols, and connectivity status in a network containing multiple interconnected Cisco devices
  • Interconnect Cisco switches and routers according to a given network design specification
  • Configure Cisco switches and routers to support a specified list of protocols and technologies
  • Configure access lists to control access to network devices or segments and general network traffic
  • Verify that Cisco switches and routers, as well as their configured network services and protocols, operate as intended within a given network specification

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices is a Cisco authorized self-paced learning tool for CCNA foundation learning. This book provides you with the knowledge needed to identify and recommend the best Cisco solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. This book teaches you how to perform all the basic configuration procedures to build a multirouter, multigroup internetwork that uses LAN and WAN interfaces for the most commonly used routing and routed protocols.

This book provides the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting information required to install and configure Cisco products. You will learn the fundamentals of interconnecting Cisco network devices in five modules: getting started with Cisco networks (assembling, cabling, operating, configuring, and managing devices), interconnecting Catalyst(r) switches (fundamental switch operations and VLAN configuration), interconnecting Cisco routers (TCP/IP, IP routing, traffic management, and IPX configuration), extending the network to WANs (serial point-to-point connections, ISDN BRI, and Frame Relay PVC connections), and supplemental appendixes (AppleTalk(r), HyperTerminal, Cisco 700 series routers, and password recovery techniques). Each chapter concludes with questions to help assess your understanding of key concepts and start you down the path for attaining your CCNA certification.

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco Systems that can include simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. In order 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.



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Table of Contents


 1. Internetworking Concepts Overview.
 2. Assembling and Cabling Cisco Devices.
 3. Operating and Configuring a Cisco IOS Device.
 4. Managing Your Network Environment.


 5. Catalyst 1900 Switch Operations.
 6. Extending Switched Networks with Virtual LANs.


 7. Interconnecting Networks with TCP/IP.
 8. Determining IP Routes.
 9. Basic IP Traffic Management with Access Lists.
10. Configuring Novell IPX.


11. Establishing Serial Point-to-Point Connections.
12. Completing an ISDN BRI Call.
13. Establishing a Frame Relay PVC Connection.


Appendix A: Configuring AppleTalk.
Appendix B: Establishing a HyperTerminal Session.
Appendix C: Cisco Series Routers.
Appendix D: Password Recovery.
Appendix E: Answers to Review Questions.


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