Cisco Networking Academy Program First-Year Companion Guide

ISBN-10: 1587130254

ISBN-13: 9781587130250

Edition: 2nd 2001

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The First Year Companion Guide, Second Edition is the updated and improved text/CD-based companion to the first and second semester, version 2.1of the Cisco Networking Academy Program. This multi-million dollar bestseller, supports and reinforces the on-line learning for the Academy, along with topics pertaining to CCNA certification. The first year guide provides and in-depth discussion of the OSI reference model layers and path determination, in addition to the configuration details for IP routing and addressing, subnetting topics, and basic router configuration and operation. Included in the Second Edition are exclusive chapters on advanced-technology coverage, additional learning aids including an OSI model, cable length and type, binary model, and conversion tear-out cards for easy student reference. The Second Edition contains an expanded CD-ROM to include interactive e-Labs, 400 CCNA preparation questions, and Real Media movies and animations designed to reinforce book topics.
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Book details

List price: $66.67
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cisco Press
Publication date: 5/9/2001
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 1024
Size: 8.50" wide x 9.75" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.444

Computer Basics
Introduction
Computer Hardware Components
Information Flow in an Idealized Computer
Network Interface Cards
PC Components Versus Laptop Components
Computer Software
Binary Number System
Networks and Networking
Digital Bandwidth
Summary
Check Your Understanding
The OSI Model
Introduction
A General Model of Communication
The Evolution of ISO Networking Standards
The Purpose of the OSI Reference Model
The Seven Layers of the OSI Reference Model
Encapsulation
The TCP/IP Reference Model
The OSI Model and the TCP/IP Model
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Local-Area Networks
Introduction
Topology
Media
Repeaters
Hubs
Bridges
Switches
Routers
Clouds
Network Segments
Evolution of Network Devices
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Layer 1: Electronics and Signals
Introduction
Electricity Basics
Measuring Electricity
Signals and Noise in Communication Systems
Signaling and Communications Problems
Encoding Networking Signals
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Layer 1: Media, Connections, and Collisions
Introduction
LAN Media
Wireless Communication
Cable Specification and Termination
Making and Testing Cable
Straight-Through Cable
LAN Technologies
Collisions and Collision Domains in Shared Medium Environments
Network Topologies
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Layer 2: Concepts
Introduction
LANs and the Data Link Layer
Basic Hexadecimal Numbering
MAC Addressing
Framing
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Layer 2: Technologies
Introduction
Token Ring/802.5 Basics
Token Passing
Fiber Distributed Data Interface Basics
Ethernet and IEEE 802.3
Layer 2 Devices
Ethernet LAN Segmentation
Basic Ethernet 10BaseT Troubleshooting
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Design and Documentation
Introduction
Basic Network Design and Documentation
Planning Structured Cabling: Wiring Closet Specification
Planning Structured Cabling: Identifying Potential Wiring Closets
Planning Structured Cabling: Selection Practice
Planning Structured Cabling: Horizontal and Backbone Cabling
Planning Structured Cabling: Electricity and Grounding
Planning Structured Cabling: Cabling and Grounding
Wiring Plan for Ethernet Star Topology LAN
Preparing a Wiring Plan
Network Power Supply Issues: Power Line Problems
Network Power Supply Issues: Surge Suppressors and Uninterruptible Power Supply Functions
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Structured Cabling Project
Introduction
Project Planning
RJ-45 Jack and Outlet Installation
Basics of Cable Installation
Structured Cable Run Installation
Stringing, Running, and Mounting Cable
Range of Equipment for Testing Structured Cabling Projects
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Layer 3: Routing and Addressing
Introduction
Importance of the Network Layer
Layer 3 Network Devices and Path Determination
IP Addresses Within the IP Header
IP Address Classes
Reserved Address Space
Basics of Subnetting
Creating a Subnet
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Layer 3: Protocols
Introduction
Layer 3 Basics
Network-to-Network Communications
Advanced ARP Concepts
Routed Versus Routing Protocols
Connectionless and Connection-Oriented Network Services
ARP Tables
ARP Requests and ARP Replies
Interior Gateway Protocols and Exterior Gateway Protocols
Static Versus Dynamic Routes
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Layer 4: The Transport Layer
Introduction
The Transport Layer Functions
The TCP/IP Protocol Stack
Layer 4 Protocols
TCP Connection Methods
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Layer 5: The Session Layer
Introduction
Session Layer Functions
Dialog Control
Dialog Separation
Layer 5 Protocols
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Layer 6: The Presentation Layer
Introduction
Presentation Layer Functions and Standards
File Formats
Data Encryption and Compression
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Layer 7: The Application Layer
Introduction
Basics of the Application Layer
Domain Name System
Network Applications
Application Layer Examples
Summary
Check Your Understanding
WANs and Routers
Introduction
WANs
Lab Topology
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Router CLI
Introduction
An Overview of the Router User Interface
Using Router Help Functions
Using IOS Editing Commands
Using IOS Command History
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Router Components
Introduction
Router Configuration Components and Router Modes
Examining Router Status by Using Router Status Commands
Gaining Access to Other Routers by Using the Cisco Discovery Protocol
Basic Network Testing
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Router Startup and Setup
Introduction
Router Boot Sequence and Setup Mode
Commands Related to Router Startup
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Router Configuration 1
Introduction
Router Configuration Files
Router Configuration Modes
Configuration Methods
Summary
Check Your Understanding
IOS Images
Introduction
Locating the Cisco IOS Software
Cisco's IOS Naming Conventions
Creating a Software Image Backup
The copy tftp flash Command
How to Load a Software Image Backup
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Router Configuration 2
Introduction
Configuring a Router from the CLI After Startup Config Has Been Erased
Password Recovery
Summary
Check Your Understanding
TCP/IP
Introduction
The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
TCP/IP and the Internet Layer
Summary
Check Your Understanding
IP Addressing
Introduction
IP Addressing and Subnetting
IP Address Configuration
Verifying Address Configuration
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Routing
Introduction
Routing Basics
Static Versus Dynamic Routes
Distance-Vector Routing Basics
Using Different Routing Protocols in Context
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Routing Protocols
Introduction
Initial Router Configuration
Interior and Exterior Routing Protocols
RIP
IGRP
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Network Troubleshooting
Introduction
Troubleshooting Semester 2 Labs
A General Model for Troubleshooting
IP Troubleshooting Scenarios
Other Possible Problems
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Introduction to Network Security
Introduction
Why Network Security Is Essential
Network Security as a Continuous Process
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Network Management
Introduction
The First Steps in Managing a Network
Inventory Audits
Facility Audits
Operational Audits
Efficiency Audits
Security Audits
Troubleshooting Problems on the Network
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Introduction to Residential Networking
Introduction
Home Network Integration Market Drivers
The Evolution of Home Networking
Home Network Integration Industry Ecosystem
What Is an Integrated Home Network?
Home Network Architecture
Home Network Subsystems
Entertainment Subsystem and the Home Network
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Check Your Understanding Answer Key
Command Summary
e-Lab Activity Index
Movie Index
Glossary
Index
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