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  • Copyright 2024
  • Dimensions: 8-1/2" x 10-7/8"
  • Pages: 224
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-829372-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-829372-7

The only authorized Lab Manual for the Cisco Networking Academy Networking Essentials Version 3 Course

The Cisco Certified Support Technician (CCST) Networking certification validates an individual's skills and knowledge of entry-level networking concepts and topics. The certification demonstrates foundational knowledge and skills needed to show how networks operate, including the devices, media, and protocols that enable network communications.

You'll Learn These Core Skills:

  • Plan and install a home or small business network using wireless technology, and then connect it to the Internet
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using Cisco Packet Tracer
  • Practice verifying and troubleshooting network and Internet connectivity
  • Recognize and mitigate security threats to a home network

The 45 comprehensive labs in this manual emphasize hands-on learning and practice to reinforce configuration skills. The Networking Essentials Lab Manual provides you with all the labs and packet tracer activity instructions from the course designed as hands-on practice develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills.

Related titles:

Networking Essentials Companion Guide v3: Cisco Certified Support Technician (CCST) Networking 100-150

Book: 978-0-13-832133-8


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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Communication in a Connected World 1

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 2 Network Components, Types, and Connections 3

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 3 Wireless and Mobile Networks 5

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 4 Build a Home Network 7

    4.4.4. Packet TracerConfigure a Wireless Router and Clients 7

Chapter 5 Communication Principles 13

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 6 Network Media 15

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 7 The Access Layer 17

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 8 The Internet Protocol 19

    8.1.2 Packet TracerConnect to a Web Server 19

Chapter 9 IPv4 and Network Segmentation 21

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 10 IPv6 Addressing Formats and Rules 23

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 11 Dynamic Addressing with DHCP 25

    11.2.3 Packet TracerConfigure DHCP on a Wireless Router 25

Chapter 12 Gateways to Other Networks 29

    12.2.2 Packet TracerExamine NAT on a Wireless Router 29

Chapter 13 The ARP Process 33

    13.1.3 Packet TracerIdentify MAC and IP Addresses 33

    Reflection Questions 35

Chapter 14 Routing Between Networks 37

    14.3.3 Packet TracerObserve Traffic Flow in a Routed Network 37

    14.3.4 Packet TracerCreate a LAN 41

    Reflection Question 43

Chapter 15 TCP and UDP 45

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 16 Application Layer Services 47

    16.1.5 Packet TracerThe Client Interaction 47

    16.4.3 Packet TracerObserve Web Request 49

    16.5.3 Packet TracerUse FTP Services 51

    16.6.4 Packet TracerUse Telnet and SSH 54

Chapter 17 Network Testing Utilities 57

    17.1.3 Packet TracerUse the ipconfig Command 57

    17.1.6 Packet TracerUse the ping Command 58

Chapter 18 Network Design 61

    18.2.3 LabView Wireless and Wired NIC Information 61

    Reflection Questions 63

Chapter 19 Cloud and Virtualization 65

    19.2.3 LabInstall Linux in a Virtual Machine and Explore the GUI 65

    Reflection Question 68

Chapter 20 Number Systems 69

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 21 Ethernet Switching 71

    21.1.4 LabDetermine the MAC Address of a Host 71

    Reflection Questions 72

    21.2.6 LabInstall Wireshark 74

    21.2.7 LabUse Wireshark to Examine Ethernet Frames 77

    Reflection Question 83

Chapter 22 Network Layer 85

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 23 IPv4 Address Structure 87

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 24 Address Resolution 89

    24.1.9 Packet TracerExamine the ARP Table 89

    24.1.10 LabView ARP Traffic in Wireshark 93

    Reflection Questions 99

Chapter 25 IP Addressing Services 101

    25.1.8 LabObserve DNS Resolution 101

    Reflection Question 105

Chapter 26 Transport Layer 107

    26.8.1 Packet TracerTCP and UDP Communications 107

Chapter 27 The Cisco IOS Command Line 113

    27.2.6 Packet TracerNavigate the IOS 113

    27.3.3 Packet TracerUse Cisco IOS Show Commands 118

Chapter 28 Build a Small Cisco Network 121

    28.1.4 Packet TracerImplement Basic Connectivity 121

    28.2.4 Packet TracerConfigure Initial Router Settings 124

    28.3.6 Packet TracerConfigure SSH 128

    28.4.5 Packet TracerTroubleshoot Default Gateway Issues 130

Chapter 29 ICMP 133

    29.2.6 Packet TracerVerify IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing 133

    29.2.7 Packet TracerUse Ping and Traceroute to Test Network Connectivity 136

    29.3.1 Packet TracerUse ICMP to Test and Correct Network Connectivity 140

Chapter 30 Physical Layer 143

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 31 Data Link Layer 145

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 32 Routing at the Network Layer 147

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 33 IPv6 Addressing 149

    33.4.6 Packet TracerConfigure IPv6 Addressing 149

    33.5.4 LabIdentify IPv6 Addresses 152

    Reflection Questions 155

Chapter 34 IPv6 Neighbor Discovery 157

    34.1.4 Packet TracerIPv6 Neighbor Discovery 157

    Reflection Questions 161

Chapter 35 Cisco Switches and Routers 163

    This chapter contains no labs or packet tracers.

Chapter 36 Troubleshoot Common Network Problems 165

    36.4.10 LabTroubleshoot Using Network Utilities 165

    Reflection Questions 169

Chapter 37 Network Support 171

    37.2.7 Packet TracerConnect a Network Based on a Network Diagram 171

    37.2.12 Packet TracerUse CDP to Map a Network 174

    37.2.13 Packet TracerTroubleshooting ChallengeDocument the Network 178

    Reflection Questions 180

    37.4.9 LabVerify Address with a Subnet Calculator 182

    37.5.3 LabInstall Wireshark 184

    37.5.4 LabUse Network Tools to Learn About a Network 186

    Reflection Question 193

    Appendix A: Allowing ICMP Traffic Through a Firewall 193

    37.5.6 Packet TracerTroubleshooting Challenge - Use Documentation to Solve Issues 195

Chapter 38 Cybersecurity Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks 199

    38.2.11 LabExplore Social Engineering Techniques 199

Chapter 39 Network Security 203

    39.2.13 Packet TracerConfigure Access Control 203

    39.6.16 Packet TracerConfigure Basic Wireless Security 207

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