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CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Deluxe Study Guide, (Includes 2 CD-ROMs), 6th Edition

CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Deluxe Study Guide, (Includes 2 CD-ROMs), 6th Edition

Todd Lammle

ISBN: 978-0-470-90108-3

May 2011

864 pages

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Deluxe Edition of Best-Selling CCNA Study Guide

This comprehensive, enhanced version of the Sybex CCNA Study Guide provides certification candidates with the additional tools they need to prepare for this popular exam. With additional bonus exams and flashcards, as well as the exclusive CCNA Virtual Lab, Platinum Edition, this comprehensive guide has been completely updated to reflect the latest CCNA 640-802 exam. Written by Cisco Authority Todd Lammle, whose straightforward style provides lively examples, hands-on and written labs, easy-to-understand analogies, and real-world scenarios that will not only help you prepare for the exam, but also give you a solid foundation as a Cisco networking professional.

This Study Guide teaches you how to

  • Describe how a network works
  • Configure, verify and troubleshoot a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications
  • Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP Services to meet network requirements in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic router operation and routing on Cisco devices
  • Explain and select the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN
  • Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats
  • Implement, verify, and troubleshoot NAT and ACLs in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network.
  • Implement and verify WAN links

On the CD-ROM:

  • Chapter Review Questions
  • Full-Length Practice Exams
  • Electronic Flashcards
  • Exclusive CD-only bonus material, including the CCNA Simulation Exam Practice Guide
  • All new Audio and Video Instruction from Todd Lammle

On the Bonus 2nd CD-ROM

  • The CCNA Virtual Lab, Platinum Edition. Users can work in a Cisco environment without having to spend the thousands of dollars on the pricy equipment.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

For Instructors: Teaching supplements are available for this title.

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Assessment Test.

Chapter 1 Internetworking.

Chapter 2 Review of Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation.

Chapter 3 Introduction to TCP/IP.

Chapter 4 Easy Subnetting.

Chapter 5 Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSMs), Summarization, and Troubleshooting TCP/IP.

Chapter 6 Cisco's Internetworking Operating System (IOS).

Chapter 7 Managing a Cisco Internetwork.

Chapter 8 IP Routing.

Chapter 9 Enhanced IGRP (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF).

Chapter 10 Layer 2 Switching and Spanning Tree Protocol (STP).

Chapter 11 Virtual LANs (VLANs).

Chapter 12 Security.

Chapter 13 Network Address Translation (NAT).

Chapter 14 Cisco's Wireless Technologies.

Chapter 15 Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6).

Chapter 16 Wide Area Networks.

Appendix A About the Companion CD.


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136Text correction: Incorrect answer for Review Question 9,The correct answers are B and C. The explanation should read:
Every port on a switch creates a collision domain, which provides more bandwidth for users.
245Text correction: Use of full-duplex Ethernet,There are six situations given in the bulleted list, not five as the preceding sentence states.
The fourth bullet point, With a connection from a switch to a router using a crossover cable is incorrect. Delete using a crossover cable .
3124Text correction: Incorrect multicast address,Under Multicast Address, the second paragraph, fourth sentence, contains an error. The address given,, is incorrect.
It should read:
5181Correction: Error in Figure 5.4,The upper right router in the figure, labeled Lab E (with an address ending in 64/27) should be labeled Lab C .8/17/111st and 2nd
5182Text correction: Errors in Figure 5.5,The addresses given in the chart starting with 192.16.10 are incorrect.
All addresses in the chart should begin with 192.168.10

The Class C Network table at the bottom left duplicates the above error and should have an address listed of
In addition, incorrect hosts are given in the Class C Network table for networks A,B,C and D. Change hosts 12, 20, 25 and 4 to 14, 30, 20, 6, as follows:
Network Hosts
A 14
B 30
C 20
D 6
5198Text correction: Errors In Written Lab 5,Question 2. should read through The answer should read

Question 4. should read through

The answer to 5. should read

The answer to 6. should read
6271Text correction: Errors in options for Review Question 12.,Option B should read:

SFRouter(config)#line console 0
SFRouter(config-line)#enable secret password

Option D should read:

SFRouter(config)#line vty 0 4
SFRouter(config-line)#password password
10/8/121st & 2nd
6275Text correction: Error in answer to Written Lab 6, Question 1.,The answer to 1. should read:
router(config-if)#clock rate 64000
9/22/111st and 2nd
6275Text correction: Errors in Answers to Written Lab 6, Question 5,The answer to Question 5 in the Written Lab contains several errors. It should read:

router#config t
router(config)# line console 0
router(config-line)# password todd
router(config-line)# login
10/10/121st & 2nd
6275Text correction: Error in answer to Written Lab 6, Question 7.,The answer to question 7. should read:
router#show controllers serial 0/2
8/25/111st and 2nd
8366Text correction: Error in R1 Configuration routing command,After the routing table, a command is given that reads R1#
That command should read R1#ping
8371Text correction: Error in DHCP configuration,The third line, R3(dhcp-config)#ip name-server
misidentifies the server and gives the wrong address. It should read:

11/4/111st and 2nd
8385Text correction: Error in routing table output,The first line of the table, R [120/1] via 101.2.2, 00:00:00, Serial 0/0 should read:

R [120/1] via, 00:00:00, Serial 0/0
7/9/121st & 2nd
8425Text correction: Error in answer to Written Lab 8, Question 1.,The answer to question 1. should read:
router(config)#ip route 150
8/25/111st and 2nd
9454Text correction: Error in Table 9.3,Under RIPv2 the entry for Manual summarization should be Yes .12/1/111st and 2nd
9465Text correction: Incorrect network statement,Under R2 , the first network statement (line 5), area 0 is incorrect.
It should read: area 0
9476Text correction: Error in configuration of loopback interface,The last line on the page,
R3(config-if)#ip address
gives the wrong IP address. It should read:

R3(config-if)#ip address
11/4/111st and 2nd
9472Text correction: Error in Table 9.4,The first entry under Description/Function , Shows Hello packets being sent and received on your router should read:
Shows Hello packets being received on your router
10503Text correction: Incorrect CCNA Exam Topic given in chapter opener,The second main topic given, Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic router operation and routing with Cisco devices is not discussed in Chapter 10. The bullet points listed below it should be under the first topic, regarding switches.12/1/111st and 2nd
10526Text correction: Typographical error,The second paragraph under EtherChannel contains an error. The first sentence, ...there's the Cisco version of EtherChannel and the IEEE version of port channel negation protocols to choose from... should read:
...port channel negotiation protocols...
12/1/111st and 2nd
10531Text correction: Incorrectly identified port in Core switch configuration,The seventh line in the configuration, Core(config)#int fa0/5
should read:
Core(config)#int f0/6
9/9/111st and 2nd
13675Text correction: Errors in router output,In step 6. The location IP addresses in the output, given as and, are incorrect.
Both location IP addresses should be
13680Text correction: Errors in explanation for Answer to Question 14,D is the correct answer. Change the end of the second sentence in the explanation to read: ...our block size is 8 in the third octet, or 21. 6/16/111st
15726Text correction,The last sentence on the page contains an error. It should read:
...with the biggest difference being that it uses the router interface itself instead of using the network command...
CD 1CD 1Combined CD corrections: CD 1,Assessment Test
Question 31.
The options are incomplete. The Assessment Test in the printed book has the correct options. They are as follows:

  1. RouterA(config)#bandwidth 64
  2. RouterA(config-if)#bandwidth 64000
  3. RouterA(config)#clockrate 64000
  4. RouterA(config-if)#clock rate 64
  5. RouterA(config-if)#clock rate 64000
The answer and explanation are correct.

Practice Exam 1
Question 5.
The options are incomplete. They should read as follows:

  1. Router#copy tftp dram
  2. Router#copy tftp flash
  3. Router#copy tftp running-config
  4. Router#copy tftp startup-config
The answer and explanation are correct.

Question 37.
Options B and D are the same answer. Change Option D to read Router(config-if)#bandwidth 560,000
13661Text correction: Error under Dynamic NAT Configuration,The last sentence,
The ip nat pool todd
should read:
The ip nat pool todd
9/27/121st & 2nd