Cisco CCNP Switching Exam Certification Guide

Tim Boyles, David Hucaby

  • 出版商: Cisco Systems
  • 出版日期: 2000-12-20
  • 售價: $199
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 576
  • 裝訂: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 1587200007
  • ISBN-13: 9781587200007
  • 相關分類: Cisco

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The official study guide for CCNP and CCDP Switching Exam #640-504

Coverage of the CCNP/CCDP Switching exam topics enables you to identify and fill your knowledge gaps before the exam date. You will learn how to:

  • Design, build, and maintain high-speed, multilayer switched networks running Fast and Gigabit Ethernet
  • Define common workgroups and configure and manage Virtual LANs with VTP
  • Utilize redundant switch links to increase campus network reliability
  • Understand ATM and use LAN Emulation (LANE) technology for trunking
  • Configure Catalyst switches and Cisco routers to enable interVLAN routing, providing complete connectivity across the switched network
  • Apply HSRP in the campus environment to provide load sharing and backup capabilities
  • Understand and configure basic multicast networks, implementing services at each layer of the network to enable access to multicast groups
  • Control network traffic with access policies

CCNP Switching Exam Certification Guide is a comprehensive study tool for the CCNP/CCDP Switching Exam #640-504. This exam evaluates your ability to build campus networks using multilayer switching technologies and to manage campus network traffic. This book covers all the major topics on the Switching Exam, enabling you to master the concepts and technologies upon which you will be tested, including switched Ethernet, trunking, multicasting, multilayer switching, VLANs, ATM, LANE, interVLAN routing, HSRP, network traffic control, and monitoring and troubleshooting techniques.

Each chapter of CCNP Switching Exam Certification Guide focuses your study and tests your knowledge of the subjects through specially designed assessment and study features. "Do I Know This Already?" quizzes assess your knowledge and help you decide how much time you need to spend on each section within a chapter. The well-organized Foundation Topics sections detail all of the exam topics you need to master. Each chapter includes a Foundation Summary section highlighting essential concepts for quick reference. Challenging chapter-ending review questions and exercises test your knowledge of the subject matter, reinforce key concepts, and provide you with the opportunity to apply what you have learned in the chapter. In addition, a final chapter of scenarios pulls together concepts from all of the chapters to ensure you can apply your knowledge in a real-world environment. Finally, the companion CD-ROM's robust testing engine enables you to take practice exams that mimic the real testing environment, focus on particular topic areas, randomize answers for reusability, track your progress, and refer to electronic text for review.

CCNP Switching Exam Certification Guide is part of a recommended study program from Cisco Systems that includes training courses and materials from Cisco's Internet Learning Solutions Group, hands-on experience, and Coursebooks and exam guides from Cisco Press. With experience and training under your belt, this book enables you to retain and master the multilayer switching knowledge vital for attaining CCNP or CCDP certification and succeeding in your daily job.

Companion CD-ROM
This companion CD-ROM contains a test bank with over 200 practice questions.