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advanced-networking : Pearson: Practical Guide to Advanced Networking

Pearson: Practical Guide to Advanced Networking
ISBN : 978-1-61691-296-3
Gain hands-on expertise in Cisco CCENT certification exam by Pearson: Practical Guide To Advanced Networking course. The course covers all the objectives of Cisco CCENT certification exam which include Network Fundamentals; LAN Switching Fundamentals; Routing Fundamentals; Infrastructure Services; and Infrastructure Maintenance.


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Exam Information

Cisco CCENT exam is designed to certify the competency of the IT professionals to operate, troubleshoot, and install a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security.

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Exam FAQs
What is the format of the exam?
Simlet, Drag and drop, Fill in the blanks, Simulation, Multiple choice, and Testlet
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
90 minutes

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn


  • Key Pedagogical Features
  • Instructor Resources

Lesson 2: Network Infrastructure Design

  • Physical Network Design
  • IP Subnet Design
  • VLAN Network
  • Routed Network
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems

Lesson 3: Advanced Router Configuration I

  • Configuring Static Routing
  • Dynamic Routing Protocols
  • Configuring RIPv2
  • TFTP-Trivial File Transfer Protocol
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems

Lesson 4: Advanced Router Configuration II

  • Configuring Link State Protocols-OSPF
  • Configuring Link State Protocols-IS-IS
  • Configuring Hybrid Routing Protocols-EIGRP
  • Advanced Routing Redistribution
  • Analyzing OSPF Hello Packets
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems

Lesson 5: Configuring Juniper Routers

  • Operational Mode
  • Router Configuration Mode
  • Configuring Routes on Juniper Routers
  • Configuring Route Redistribution on Juniper Routers
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems

Lesson 6: Configuring and Managing the Network Infrastructure

  • Domain Name and IP Assignment
  • IP Management with DHCP
  • Scaling the Network with NAT and PAT
  • Domain Name Service (DNS)
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems

Lesson 7: Analyzing Network Data Traffic

  • Protocol Analysis/Forensics
  • Wireshark Protocol Analyzer
  • Analyzing Network Data Traffic
  • Filtering
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems

Lesson 8: Network Security

  • Denial of Service
  • Firewalls and Access Lists
  • Router Security
  • Switch Security
  • Wireless Security
  • VPN Security
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems

Lesson 9: IPv6

  • Comparison of IPv6 and IPv4
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • IPv6 Network Settings
  • Configuring a Router for IPv6
  • IPv6 Routing
  • Troubleshooting IPv6 Connection
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems

Lesson 10: Linux Networking

  • Logging on to Linux
  • Linux File Structure and File Commands
  • Linux Administration Commands
  • Adding Applications to Linux
  • Linux Networking
  • Troubleshooting System and Network Problems with Linux
  • Managing the Linux System
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems

Lesson 11: Internet Routing

  • Internet Routing-BGP
  • Configuring BGP
  • BGP Best Path Selection
  • IPv6 Over the Internet
  • Configure BGP on Juniper Routers
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems

Lesson 12: Voice over IP

  • The Basics of Voice Over IP
  • Voice Over IP Networks
  • Quality of Service
  • Analyzing VoIP Data Packets
  • VoIP Security
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems

Lesson 13: Appendix

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