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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-662709-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-662709-8

CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide and Network Simulator Library, Second Edition is a comprehensive review and hands-on practice package for the CCNA exam. This value-priced bundle combines the best-selling CCNA study guides with a powerful network simulator, providing you with the tools you need to master all the exam topics and develop real-world hands-on configuration and troubleshooting skills. The three products in this package present complete reviews and a more challenging and realistic preparation experience.

In the books, CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guides, Volumes 1 and 2, Second Editions, best-selling author and expert instructor Wendell Odom shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. This complete study package includes

  • A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exam
  • Do I Know This Already? quizzes, which enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section
  • Chapter-ending Key Topic tables, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly
  • The powerful Pearson Test Prep Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports
  • Links to a series of hands-on config labs developed by the author
  • Online, interactive practice exercises that help you enhance your knowledge and hone your configuration skills
  • More than 8 hours of video mentoring from the author
  • An online, interactive Flash Cards application to help you drill on Key Terms by chapter
  • A final preparation chapter, which guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies
  • Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time

CCNA 200-301 Network Simulator software enables you to practice your networking skills with more than 300 structured labs designed to help you learn by doing, the most effective method of learning. Experience realistic network device response as you perform each lab, which include detailed instructions, topology diagrams, critical-thinking questions, hints, and answers. Working through the labs, you will quickly become proficient with all the common Cisco IOS version 15 router and switch commands on the CCNA exam. Unlike other simulators on the market, the lab scenarios included in the CCNA 200-301 Network Simulator are far more complex, challenging you to learn how to perform real-world network configuration and troubleshooting tasks.

These official study guides help you master all the topics on the CCNA exam, including

  • Networking fundamentals
  • Implementing Ethernet LANs
  • Implementing VLANs and STP
  • IPv4 addressing and subnetting
  • IPv4 routing
  • Implementing OSPF
  • IPv6 addressing, subnetting, and routing
  • Wireless LANs
  • IP access control lists
  • Security services
  • IP services
  • Network architecture
  • Network automation

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Table of Contents

CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, Second Edition


Your Study Plan

Part I Introduction to Networking

Chapter 1 Introduction to TCP/IP Networking

Chapter 2 Fundamentals of Ethernet LANs

Chapter 3 Fundamentals of WANs and IP Routing

Part I Review

Part II Implementing Ethernet LANs

Chapter 4 Using the Command-Line Interface

Chapter 5 Analyzing Ethernet LAN Switching

Chapter 6 Configuring Basic Switch Management

Chapter 7 Configuring and Verifying Switch Interfaces

Part II Review

Part III Implementing VLANs and STP

Chapter 8 Implementing Ethernet Virtual LANs

Chapter 9 Spanning Tree Protocol Concepts

Chapter 10 RSTP and EtherChannel Configuration

Part III Review

Part IV IPv4 Addressing

Chapter 11 Perspectives on IPv4 Subnetting

Chapter 12 Analyzing Classful IPv4 Networks

Chapter 13 Analyzing Subnet Masks

Chapter 14 Analyzing Existing Subnets

Chapter 15 Subnet Design

Part IV Review

Part V IPv4 Routing

Chapter 16 Operating Cisco Routers

Chapter 17 Configuring IPv4 Addresses and Static Routes

Chapter 18 IP Routing in the LAN

Chapter 19 IP Addressing on Hosts

Chapter 20 Troubleshooting IPv4 Routing

Part V Review


Chapter 21 Understanding OSPF Concepts

Chapter 22 Implementing Basic OSPF Features

Chapter 23 Implementing Optional OSPF Features

Chapter 24 OSPF Neighbors and Route Selection

Part VI Review

Part VII IP Version 6

Chapter 25 Fundamentals of IP Version 6

Chapter 26 IPv6 Addressing and Subnetting

Chapter 27 Implementing IPv6 Addressing on Routers

Chapter 28 Implementing IPv6 Addressing on Hosts

Chapter 29 Implementing IPv6 Routing

Part VII Review

Part VIII Exam Updates

Chapter 30 CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, Second Edition Exam Updates

Part IX Appendixes

Appendix A Numeric Reference Tables

Appendix B Exam Topics Cross-Reference

Appendix C Answers to the Do I Know This Already? Quizzes


Online Appendixes

Appendix D Practice for Chapter 12: Analyzing Classful IPv4 Networks

Appendix E Practice for Chapter 13: Analyzing Subnet Masks

Appendix F Practice for Chapter 14: Analyzing Existing Subnets

Appendix G Practice for Chapter 15: Subnet Design

Appendix H Practice for Chapter 25: Fundamentals of IP Version 6

Appendix I Practice for Chapter 27: Implementing IPv6 Addressing on Routers

Appendix J Study Planner

Appendix K Topics from Previous Editions

Appendix L LAN Troubleshooting

Appendix M Variable-Length Subnet Masks

CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 2, Second Edition


Part I Wireless LANs

Chapter 1 Fundamentals of Wireless Networks

Chapter 2 Analyzing Cisco Wireless Architectures

Chapter 3 Securing Wireless Networks

Chapter 4 Building a Wireless LAN

Part I Review

Part II IP Access Control Lists

Chapter 5 Introduction to TCP/IP Transport and Applications

Chapter 6 Basic IPv4 Access Control Lists

Chapter 7 Named and Extended IP ACLs

Chapter 8 Applied IP ACLs

Part II Review

Part III Security Services

Chapter 9 Security Architectures

Chapter 10 Securing Network Devices

Chapter 11 Implementing Switch Port Security

Chapter 12 DHCP Snooping and ARP Inspection

Part III Review

Part IV IP Services

Chapter 13 Device Management Protocols

Chapter 14 Network Address Translation

Chapter 15 Quality of Service (QoS)

Chapter 16 First Hop Redundancy Protocols

Chapter 17 SNMP, FTP, and TFTP

Part IV Review

Part V Network Architecture

Chapter 18 LAN Architecture

Chapter 19 WAN Architecture

Chapter 20 Cloud Architecture

Part V Review

Part VI Network Automation

Chapter 21 Introduction to Controller-Based Networking

Chapter 22 Cisco Software-Defined Access (Cisco SD-Access)

Chapter 23 Understanding REST and JSON

Chapter 24 Understanding Ansible and Terraform

Part VI Review

Part VII Exam Updates and Final Review

Chapter 25 CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 2, Second Edition, Exam Updates

Chapter 26 Final Review

Part VIII Print Appendixes

Appendix A Numeric Reference Tables

Appendix B Exam Topics Cross-Reference

Appendix C Answers to the Do I Know This Already? Quizzes


Online Appendixes

Appendix D Topics from Previous Editions

Appendix E Practice for Chapter 6: Basic IPv4 Access Control Lists

Appendix F Study Planner



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