Alcatel-Lucent Scalable IP Networks Self-Study Guide: Preparing for the Network Routing Specialist I (NRS 1) Certification Exam
Chapter 1: Introduction To Networking 1
Chapter 2: The Alcatel-Lucent 7750 SR and 7450 ESS Components and the Command-Line Interface 37
Chapter 3: Data Link Overview 83
Chapter 4: Switched Networks, Spanning Tree, and VLANs 131
Chapter 5: IP Addressing 169
Chapter 6: IP Forwarding and Services 237
Chapter 7: Transport Layer ServicesTCP and UDP 279
Chapter 8: Introduction to IP Routing 313
Chapter 9: OSPF 355
Chapter 10: BGP 393
Chapter 11: MPLS and VPN Services 427
Appendix A: Chapter Assessment Questions and Answers 469
Appendix B: Lab Exercises and Solutions 525
The Internet has become a critical and vital component of everday life for businesses and individuals. The volume of content, use of video, VoIP, social networking sites and the expectations for all those who communicate over the Internet are driving a new set of network architecture, operations and maintenance challenges for today’s service providers. Building scalable networks that can address these new challenges and operating these networks in a profitable manner require a leading-edge IP skill set.
Alcatel-Lucent’s Network Routing Specialist I Certification (NRS I) from the Service Routing Certification Program equips individuals to begin this IP network transition. With Alcatel-Lucent, Wiley Publishing has produced ALCATEL-LUCENT SCALABLE IP NETWORKS SELF-STUDY GUIDE: PREPARING FOR THE NETWORK ROUTING SPECIALIST (NRS 1) CERTIFICATION EXAM (4A0-100) (Wiley Publishing, Inc.; July 2009; $69.99) to prepare individuals for this industry leading IP certification. The official self-study guide for the Alcatel-Lucent NRS I Certification, this book provides readers with the introductory knowledge required to work successfully in an IP/MPLS and Carrier Ethernet environment that delivers consumer and business services.
After reading this book, individuals will be able to:
-describe the purpose and operation of common layer 2 technologies
-describe the IP forwarding process
- develop an IP address plan using IP Subnetting and address summarization
- explain the characteristics of dynamic routing protocols and configure basic IP routing using OSPF and BGP
- explain the operation of the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
- describe MPLS and how it is used for Layer 2 and Layer 3 services
Responding to our current and future communication requirements in a very competitive landscape requires leading edge IP skills. The ALCATEL-LUCENT SCALABLE IP NETWORKS SELF-STUDY GUIDE is an essential tool to equip network designers and operators with these foundation skills. Visit www.alcatel-lucent.com/src to learn more about the Alcatel-Lucent Service Routing Certification Program.
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