Routing Protocols and Concepts CCNA Exploration Companion Guide Routing Protocols and Concepts, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide is the official supplemental textbook for the Routing Protocols and Concepts course in the Cisco Networking Academy® CCNA® Exploration curriculum version 4. This course describes the architecture, components, and operation of routers, and explains the principles of routing and the primary routing protocols. The Companion Guide, written and edited by Networking Academy instructors, is designed as a portable desk reference to use anytime, anywhere. The book’s features reinforce the material in the course to help you focus on important concepts and organize your study time for exams. New and improved features help you study and succeed in this course: Chapter objectives–Review core concepts by answering the focus questions listed at the beginning of each chapter. Key terms–Refer to the updated lists of networking vocabulary introduced and turn to the highlighted terms in context in each chapter. Glossary–Consult the comprehensive glossary with more than 150 terms. Check Your Understanding questions and answer key–Evaluate your readiness with the updated end-of-chapter questions that match the style of questions you see on the online course quizzes. The answer key explains each answer. Challenge questions and activities–Strive to ace more challenging review questions and activities designed to prepare you for the complex styles of questions you might see on the CCNA exam. The answer key explains each answer. Rick Graziani has been a computer science and networking instructor at Cabrillo College since 1994. Allan Johnson works full time developing curriculum for Cisco Networking Academy. Allan also is a part-time instructor at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas. How To–Look for this icon to study the steps you need to learn to perform certain tasks. Packet Tracer Activities– Explore networking concepts in activities interspersed throughout some chapters using Packet Tracer v4.1 developed by Cisco®. The files for these activities are on the accompanying CD-ROM. Also available for the Routing Protocols and Concepts Course: Routing Protocols and Concepts CCNA Exploration Labs and Study Guide ISBN-10: 1-58713-204-4 ISBN-13: 978-1-58713-204-9 Companion CD-ROM **See instructions within the ebook on how to get access to the files from the CD-ROM that accompanies this print book.** The CD-ROM provides many useful tools and information to support your education: Packet Tracer Activity exercise files v4.1 A Guide to Using a Networker’s Journal booklet Taking Notes: a .txt file of the chapter objectives More IT Career Information Tips on Lifelong Learning in Networking This book is part of the Cisco Networking Academy Series from Cisco Press®. The products in this series support and complement the Cisco Networking Academy online curriculum.
Routing Protocols and Concepts, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide is the official supplemental textbook for the Routing Protocols and Concepts course in the Cisco Networking Academy® CCNA® Exploration curriculum version 4. This course describes the architecture, components, and operation of routers, and explains the principles of routing and the primary routing protocols. The Companion Guide, written and edited by Networking Academy instructors, is designed as a portable desk reference to use anytime, anywhere. The book's features reinforce the material in the course to help you focus on important concepts and organize your study time for exams. New and improved features help you study and succeed in this course: * *Chapter objectives--Review core concepts by answering the focus questions listed at the beginning of each chapter. *Key terms--Refer to the updated lists of networking vocabulary introduced and turn to the highlighted terms in context in each chapter. *Glossary--Consult the comprehensive glossary with more than 150 terms. *Check Your Understanding questions and answer key--Evaluate your readiness with the updated end-of-chapter questions that match the style of questions you see on the online course quizzes. The answer key explains each answer. *Challenge questions and activities--Strive to ace more challenging review questions and activities designed to prepare you for the complex styles of questions you might see on the CCNA exam. The answer key explains each answer. *Rick Graziani has been a computer science and networking instructor at Cabrillo College since 1994. *Allan Johnson works full time developing curriculum for Cisco Networking Academy. Allan also is a part-time instructor at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas. *How To--Look for this icon to study the steps you need to learn to perform certain tasks. Packet Tracer Activities-- Explore networking concepts in activities interspersed throughout some chapters using. Packet Tracer v4.1 developed by Cisco®. The files for these activities are on the accompanying CD-ROM. Also available for the Routing Protocols and Concepts Course: Routing Protocols and Concepts CCNA Exploration Labs and Study Guide ISBN-13: 9781587132049 Companion CD-ROM The CD-ROM provides many useful tools and information to support your education: * *Packet Tracer Activity exercise files v4.1 *A Guide to Using a Networker's Journal booklet *Taking Notes: a .txt file of the chapter objectives *More IT Career Information *Tips on Lifelong Learning in Networking
As a delivery vehicle for email, web pages, text, audio, and video, the global IP network is inspiring and intimidating in its vigor and resilience. While we could discuss at length the reasons for its vigor, the resilience of this network is in large part due to IP routing. This book introduces the reader to the intricacies of IP routing as it is implemented using Cisco routers. Each section leads the reader through the basics of configuring routing protocols. This approach gives the reader a quick start with the routing protocol under discussion and reveals the underlying concepts of IP routing. What is the packet-forwarding process ? How is the routing table maintained ? How do Distance Vector algorithms work ? How do classful and classless route lookups differ ? These and other concepts are illustrated in the discussions of static routing, RIP, IGRP, and EIGRP. The limitations of these traditional routing protocols will also become obvious to the reader. Variable Length Subnet Masks, route summarization, and fast convergence are key features in the design of any large IP network. These features are discussed in the OSPF chapter, which includes an introduction to Dijkstra's algorithm, the foundation for Link State protocole. Finally, BGP-4 is described in detail, showing the reader how to use BGP-4 attributes to set routing policies. This book is intended for anyone interested in IP routing. While it is appropriate for a beginner, it will also be useful for anyone already familiar with IP routing who is seeking a better understanding of the underlying concepts.
The definitive introduction to routing, demystifying routers by exploring the mechanics, routing protocols, network interfaces, and operating systems. The book teaches how routers can be used in today's networks, as well as how they will be used in the future.
The comprehensive, hands-on guide for resolving IP routing problems Understand and overcome common routing problems associated with BGP, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, multicasting, and RIP, such as route installation, route advertisement, route redistribution, route summarization, route flap, and neighbor relationships Solve complex IP routing problems through methodical, easy-to-follow flowcharts and step-by-step scenario instructions for troubleshooting Obtain essential troubleshooting skills from detailed case studies by experienced Cisco TAC team members Examine numerous protocol-specific debugging tricks that speed up problem resolution Gain valuable insight into the minds of CCIE engineers as you prepare for the challenging CCIE exams As the Internet continues to grow exponentially, the need for network engineers to build, maintain, and troubleshoot the growing number of component networks has also increased significantly. IP routing is at the core of Internet technology and expedient troubleshooting of IP routing failures is key to reducing network downtime and crucial for sustaining mission-critical applications carried over the Internet. Though troubleshooting skills are in great demand, few networking professionals possess the knowledge to identify and rectify networking problems quickly and efficiently. Troubleshooting IP Routing Protocols provides working solutions necessary for networking engineers who are pressured to acquire expert-level skills at a moment's notice. This book also serves as an additional study aid for CCIE candidates. Authored by Cisco Systems engineers in the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) and the Internet Support Engineering Team who troubleshoot IP routing protocols on a daily basis, Troubleshooting IP Routing Protocols goes through a step-by-step process to solving real-world problems. Based on the authors' combined years of experience, this complete reference alternates between chapters that cover the key aspects of a given routing protocol and chapters that concentrate on the troubleshooting steps an engineer would take to resolve the most common routing problems related to a variety of routing protocols. The book provides extensive, practical coverage of BGP, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, multicasting, and RIP as run on Cisco IOS Software network devices. Troubleshooting IP Routing Protocols offers you a full understanding of invaluable troubleshooting techniques that help keep your network operating at peak performance. Whether you are looking to hone your support skills or to prepare for the challenging CCIE exams, this essential reference shows you how to isolate and resolve common network failures and to sustain optimal network operation. This book is part of the Cisco CCIE Professional Development Series, which offers expert-level instruction on network design, deployment, and support methodologies to help networking professionals manage complex networks and prepare for CCIE exams.
Perlman, a bestselling author and senior consulting engineer for Sun Microsystems, provides insight for building more robust, reliable, secure and manageable networks. Coverage also includes routing and addressing strategies, VLANs, multicasting, IPv6, and more.
A detailed examination of exterior routing protocols and advanced IP routing issues Routing TCP/IP, Volume II, enables you to: Master the operational components, configuration, and troubleshooting of BGP-4-the de facto interdomain routing protocol Understand the operation, configuration, and troubleshooting of NAT Learn how to deploy, configure, and troubleshoot IP multicast routing through an array of case studies and exercises Familiarize yourself with the design goals and current state of IPv6, the new generation of the IP protocol Implement router management through a diverse range of expert-tested methods Test and validate your knowledge with practical, comprehensive review questions, configuration exercises, and troubleshooting exercises Further your CCIE preparation while mastering advanced TCP/IP concepts The complexities of exterior gateway protocols, including TCP connections, message states, path attributes, interior routing protocol interoperation, and setting up neighbor connections, require a comprehensive understanding of router operations in order to manage network growth. Routing TCP/IP, Volume II, provides you with the expertise necessary to understand and implement Border Gateway Protocol Version 4 (BGP-4), multicast routing, Network Address Translation (NAT), IPv6, and effective router management techniques. Jeff Doyle's practical approach, easy-to-read format, and comprehensive topic coverage make this book an instant classic and a must-have addition to any network professional's library. Routing TCP/IP, Volume II, expands upon the central theme of Volume I: scalability and management of network growth. Volume II moves beyond the interior gateway protocols covered in Volume I to examine both inter-autonomous system routing and more exotic routing issues such as multicasting and IPv6. This second volume follows the same informational structure used effectively in Volume I: discussing the topic fundamentals, following up with a series of configuration examples designed to show the concept in a real-world environment, and relying on tested troubleshooting measures to resolve any problems that might arise. This book helps you accomplish more than earning the highly valued CCIE number after your name; it also helps you develop the knowledge and skills that are essential to perform your job at an expert level. Whether you are pursuing CCIE certification, need to review for your CCIE recertification exam, or are just looking for expert-level advice on advanced routing issues, Routing TCP/IP, Volume II, helps you understand foundation concepts and apply best practice techniques for effective network growth and management.
Practice for the CCNP BSCI exam with hands-on, networking lab scenarios Ramp up your routing know-how with more than 40 practical lab scenarios Reinforce your CCNP exam preparation with step-by-step, hands-on router configuration Get up to speed with advanced OSPF and IS-IS configuration, summarization, and redistribution Gain proficiency in an advanced BGP environment with synchronization, communities and peer groups, and static and policy-based routing Perfect your EIGRP configuration and summarization skills Apply proficiency gained throughout the book with RIP to OSPF migration Use VLSMs to extend the use of IP addresses Test routing connectivity using accepted troubleshooting techniques Take your preparation to the next level with a bonus CCIE lab, written by a prominent member of the CCIE team at Cisco Systems Indispensable as both a router configuration guide and a preparation tool for the CCNP BSCI exam (#640-901), CCNP Practical Studies: Routing will prepare you for the exam and give you the hands-on experience to apply your knowledge on the job. CCNP Practical Studies: Routing provides you with routing and configuration information from IP basics to advanced routing concepts and protocols, such as BGP and IS-IS, which is the newest addition to the BSCI exam. Each chapter focuses on a specific routing technology or protocol with a battery of scenarios and practical exercises that you can either configure using your home, work, or remote-access lab equipment or follow along by reviewing the book's example tasks. The five lab scenarios in each chapter serve to challenge your understanding of the chapter topics and measure your aptitude as a CCNP candidate, while providing concrete examples of the challenges faced in real-world configuration. CCNP Practical Studies: Routing provides you with practical information on all of the important concepts central to the CCNP Routing exam, including basic and advanced BGP and OSPF, EIGRP, route reflectors, IP routing principles, and IS-IS. Begin with basic lab scenarios that cover displaying and analyzing IP routing tables and using show and debug commands. Then graduate to more advanced lab scenarios, such as routing between a classful and a classless network; configuring VLSM; and working with multihomed BGP and connections to ISPs. Lab scenarios at the end of the book take you step-by-step through route optimization and redistribution. This book also contains a bonus CCIE(r)-level lab, which takes you beyond the professional level labs and onto the next step in becoming a hands-on routing expert. Whether you are seeking practical knowledge to enhance your preparation for the CCNP BSCI exam or you are a newly minted CCNP looking for hands-on experience to hone your on-the-job skills, CCNP Practical Studies: Routing has what you need to take your practical routing