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CCNP: Building Cisco MultiLayer Switched Networks Study Guide: Exam 642-811

CCNP: Building Cisco MultiLayer Switched Networks Study Guide: Exam 642-811

Terry Jack

ISBN: 978-0-782-15094-0

Feb 2006

561 pages

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Here's the book you need to prepare for Cisco's Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN) exam, 642-811. This Study Guide provides:
  • In-depth coverage of key exam topics
  • Practical information on designing and implementing multilayer switched networks
  • Hundreds of challenging review questions
  • Leading-edge exam preparation software, including a test engine, and electronic flashcards

Authoritative coverage of all exam objectives, including:

  • Utilizing the Enterprise Composite Model for designing networks
  • Using the Switching Database Manager within a Catalyst switch
  • Operating managed VLAN services on a switched network
  • Configuring and verifying 802.1Q and ISL trunks
  • Configuring access ports for static and multi-VLAN membership
  • Increasing bandwidth for interswitch connections with Fast EtherChannel and Gigabit EtherChannel
  • Enabling Spanning Tree Protocol on ports and VLANs
  • Converting CatOS to native IOS on Catalyst switches
  • Implementing IP telephony in a switched network environment
  • Planning, configuring, and implementing QOS

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


Assessment Test.

Chapter 1 The Campus Network.

Chapter 2 Connecting the Switch Block.

Chapter 3 VLANs, Trunks, and VTP.

Chapter 4 Layer 2 Switching and the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP).

Chapter 5 Using Spanning Tree with VLANs.

Chapter 6 Inter-VLAN Routing.

Chapter 7 Multilayer Switching (MLS).

Chapter 8 Understanding and Configuring Multicast Operation.

Chapter 9 Quality of Service (QoS).

Chapter 10 Catalyst Switch Technologies.

Appendix A Commands Used in This Book.

Appendix B Internet Multicast Addresses.

Appendix C The 2924 Switch Series Commands.



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Combined Errata

Page 42

#2 specifies an answer of "C" - the review answer should be "D" and not "C"

Page 151

4 lines down in the paragraph "just trust me and accept that the CISCO ISO demands that you enter a VLAN number at this time." should read "..CISCO IOS demands that.."

Page 186

regarding PAgP is incorrect please see