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CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Study Guide, 7th Edition

CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Study Guide, 7th Edition

Todd Lammle

ISBN: 978-1-118-08805-0

Mar 2011

864 pages

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Learn from the Best - Cisco Networking Authority Todd Lammle

Written by Cisco networking authority Todd Lammle, this comprehensive guide has been completely updated to reflect the latest CCNA 640-802 exam. Todd’s 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

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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Introduction xxiii

Assessment Test xxxii

Chapter 1 Internetworking 1

Chapter 2 Review of Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation 41

Chapter 3 Introduction to TCP/IP 83

Chapter 4 Easy Subnetting 135

Chapter 5 Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSMs), Summarization, and Troubleshooting TCP/IP 175

Chapter 6 Cisco’s Internetworking Operating System (IOS) 205

Chapter 7 Managing a Cisco Internetwork 277

Chapter 8 IP Routing 345

Chapter 9 Enhanced IGRP (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) 427

Chapter 10 Layer 2 Switching and Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) 503

Chapter 11 Virtual LANs (VLANs) 557

Chapter 12 Security 607

Chapter 13 Network Address Translation (NAT) 655

Chapter 14 Cisco’s Wireless Technologies 683

Chapter 15 Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) 715

Chapter 16 Wide Area Networks 741

Index 803

ChapterPageDetailsDatePrint Run
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:
6/10/111st and 2nd
4173Text correction: Answers to Written Lab 4.3,The number of hosts for (fourth row, last column) is incorrect.
16,384 should read 16,382
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
6/10/111st and 2nd
5189Error in Number,paragraph 1, last sentence:
...anything in common with all six:

should be:
...anything in common with all five:

It's referring to the number of bullet points listed directly below it. There are only five, not six.
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

UPDATED at third reprint 8/22/11:
(This applies to the 3rd printing as well as the 1st and 2nd)
The answer to 7. should read
6/10/111st and 2nd
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
6275Text correction: Error in answer to Written Lab 6, Question 1.,The answer should read:
router(config-if)#clock rate 64000
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: