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OSPF Route Filtering: CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101
By Kevin Wallace
Aug 21, 2014
This lesson, excerpted from CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101 Complete Video Course, identifies various approaches and discusses the special challenges of filtering routes on an OSPF-speaking router. It concludes by demonstrating two ways to filter OSPF-learned routes.
Introduction to 31 Days Before Your CCNA Routing and Switching Exam
By Allan Johnson
May 19, 2014
Allan Johnson provides a list of recommended resources to assist in your preparation for taking the CCNA Routing and Switching Exam. He also provides a brief introduction to the CCNA 200-201 Exam itself.
CCNA Routing and Switching Practice and Study Guide: Link Aggregation
By Allan Johnson
May 16, 2014
To help you prepare for the ICND2 200-101 Certification Exam, this chapter explains the concepts behind and configuration strategies for link aggregation: creating one logical link using multiple physical links between two devices.
CCNA Routing and Switching Practice and Study Guide: LAN Redundancy
By Allan Johnson
May 15, 2014
To help you prepare for the ICND2 200-101 Certification Exam, this chapter investigates how Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) logically blocks physical loops in the network and how STP has evolved into a robust protocol that rapidly calculates which ports should be blocked in a VLAN-based network.
CCNA Routing and Switching Practice and Study Guide: Introduction to Scaling Networks
By Allan Johnson
May 14, 2014
To help you prepare for the ICND2 200-101 Certification Exam, this chapter covers the hierarchical network design model, the Cisco Enterprise Architecture modules, and appropriate device selections that you can use to systematically design a highly functional network.
The Art of Network Architecture: Applying Modularity
By Denise Donohue, Russ White
May 12, 2014
This chapter focuses on why we use specific design patterns to implement modularity, discussing specifically why we should use hierarchical design to create a modular network design, why we should use overlay networks to create virtualization, and the results of virtualization as a mechanism to provide modularity.
Cisco Networking Academy Connecting Networks Companion Guide: Hierarchical Network Design
By Cisco Networking Academy
May 9, 2014
This chapter introduces network design concepts, principles, models, and architectures. It covers the benefits that are obtained by using a systematic design approach.
Cisco Networking Academy Connecting Networks Companion Guide: Point-to-Point Connections
By Cisco Networking Academy
May 8, 2014
This chapter covers the terms, technology, and protocols used in serial connections, introducing the High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC) and Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP).
Cisco Networking Academy Connecting Networks Companion Guide: Connecting to the WAN
By Cisco Networking Academy
May 7, 2014
Different technologies are used for WANs than for LANs. This chapter introduces WAN standards, technologies, and purposes. It covers selecting the appropriate WAN technologies, services, and devices to meet the changing business requirements of an evolving enterprise.
Networking for VMware Administrators: The vSphere Standard Switch
By Christopher Wahl, Steven Pantol
Apr 21, 2014
This chapter explains and describes the vSphere Standard Switch, the original recipe vSwitch included with every VMware license level. This switch includes many features to help shuffle traffic around your network.
Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Scaling Networks
By Cisco Networking Academy
Apr 17, 2014
This chapter introduces strategies that can be used to systematically design a highly functional network, such as the hierarchical network design model, the Cisco Enterprise Architecture, and appropriate device selections.
Security Program and Policies: Governance and Risk Management
By Sari Greene
Apr 16, 2014
This chapter explains how to manage information security policies, describes roles and responsibilities related to information security, identifies the components of risk management, and shows how to create polices related to information security policy, governance, and risk management.
Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to VLANs
By Cisco Networking Academy
Apr 7, 2014
This chapter will cover how to configure, manage, and troubleshoot VLANs and VLAN trunks. It will also examine security considerations and strategies relating to VLANs and trunks, and best practices for VLAN design.
Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Switched Networks
By Cisco Networking Academy
Apr 3, 2014
This chapter begins an examination of the flow of traffic in a modern network. It examines some of the current network design models and the way LAN switches build forwarding tables and use the MAC address information to efficiently switch data between hosts.
Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Basic Switching Concepts and Configuration
By Cisco Networking Academy
Mar 31, 2014
This chapter examines some of the basic switch configuration settings required to maintain a secure, available, switched LAN environment.
Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Static Routing
By Cisco Networking Academy
Mar 27, 2014
This chapter explains the types of static routes as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each type. It also addresses routing configuration and troubleshooting.
Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Routing Dynamically
By Cisco Networking Academy
Mar 24, 2014
This chapter explains multiple routing protocols (particularly dynamic routing protocols) and describes their relative strengths and weaknesses. It also shows how to read a routing table easily and interpret the IPv6 routing information listed within it.
Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Routing Concepts
By Cisco Networking Academy
Mar 20, 2014
This chapter introduces and explains the primary functions and features of a router and explains the process for connecting and configuring devices to the router. It continues by describing the process by which routers manage packets, determine data paths, and build routing tables.
Cisco CCENT Practice and Study Guide: Subnetting IP Networks
By Allan Johnson
Feb 25, 2014
This chapter reviews the process of subnetting IP networks. First, by reviewing a process for subnetting IPv4 networks, then, by practicing subnetting skills, including several scenarios.
Using TRILL, FabricPath, and VXLAN: IS-IS Intra Domain Routing Protocol
By Padmanabhan Krishnan, Sanjay K. Hooda, Shyam Kapadia
Feb 14, 2014
This chapter covers the control plane aspects of TRILL and FabricPath. It provides an overview of IS-IS followed by a detailed description of the changes that were made in IS-IS to support TRILL.

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