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  • Layer 3 technologies, including IPv4/IPv6 routing, EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP
  • VPN services, including MPLS Layer 3 VPNs and DMVPN
  • Infrastructure and on-device security, including ACLs, AAA, uRPF, CoPP, and IPv6 first hop security features
  • Infrastructure services, including DHCP, syslog, SNMP, IP SLA, Object Tracking, NetFlow, Flexible NetFlow, and more

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Table of Contents

    Introduction xxxv

Chapter 1 IPv4/IPv6 Addressing and Routing Review 2

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 3

    Foundation Topics 7

    IPv4 Addressing 7

    DHCP for IPv4 11

    IPv6 Addressing 19

    IPv6 SLAAC, Stateful DHCPv6, and Stateless DHCPv6 22

    Packet-Forwarding Process 31

    Administrative Distance 38

    Static Routes 41

    Trouble Tickets 48

    Exam Preparation Tasks 66

    Review All Key Topics 66

    Define Key Terms 68

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 68

Chapter 2 EIGRP 72

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 72

    Foundation Topics 74

    EIGRP Fundamentals 74

    EIGRP Configuration Modes 80

    Path Metric Calculation 94

    References in This Chapter 102

    Exam Preparation Tasks 102

    Review All Key Topics 103

    Define Key Terms 103

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 103

Chapter 3 Advanced EIGRP 106

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 106

    Foundation Topics 108

    Failure Detection and Timers 108

    Route Summarization 114

    WAN Considerations 119

    Route Manipulation 129

    References in This Chapter 135

    Exam Preparation Tasks 135

    Review All Key Topics 135

    Define Key Terms 136

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 136

Chapter 4 Troubleshooting EIGRP for IPv4 138

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 138

    Foundation Topics 141

    Troubleshooting EIGRP for IPv4 Neighbor Adjacencies 141

    Troubleshooting EIGRP for IPv4 Routes 151

    Troubleshooting Miscellaneous EIGRP for IPv4 Issues 162

    EIGRP for IPv4 Trouble Tickets 169

    Exam Preparation Tasks 184

    Review All Key Topics 184

    Define Key Terms 185

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 185

Chapter 5 EIGRPv6 188

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 188

    Foundation Topics 191

    EIGRPv6 Fundamentals 191

    Troubleshooting EIGRPv6 Neighbor Issues 197

    Troubleshooting EIGRPv6 Routes 201

    Troubleshooting Named EIGRP 204

    EIGRPv6 and Named EIGRP Trouble Tickets 209

    Exam Preparation Tasks 218

    Review All Key Topics 218

    Define Key Terms 219

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 219

Chapter 6 OSPF 222

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 222

    Foundation Topics 225

    OSPF Fundamentals 225

    OSPF Configuration 232

    The Designated Router and Backup Designated Router 242

    OSPF Network Types 246

    Failure Detection 254

    Authentication 255

    References in This Chapter 257

    Exam Preparation Tasks 258

    Review All Key Topics 258

    Define Key Terms 258

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 258

Chapter 7 Advanced OSPF 260

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 260

    Foundation Topics 262

    Link-State Advertisements 262

    OSPF Stubby Areas 284

    OSPF Path Selection 294

    Summarization of Routes 298

    Discontiguous Network 305

    Virtual Links 307

    References in This Chapter 310

    Exam Preparation Tasks 310

    Review All Key Topics 310

    Define Key Terms 311

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 311

Chapter 8 Troubleshooting OSPFv2 314

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 314

    Foundation Topics 317

    Troubleshooting OSPFv2 Neighbor Adjacencies 317

    Troubleshooting OSPFv2 Routes 332

    Troubleshooting Miscellaneous OSPFv2 Issues 346

    OSPFv2 Trouble Tickets 353

    Exam Preparation Tasks 366

    Review All Key Topics 366

    Define Key Terms 367

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 367

Chapter 9 OSPFv3 370

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 370

    Foundation Topics 371

    OSPFv3 Fundamentals 371

    OSPFv3 Configuration 374

    OSPFv3 LSA Flooding Scope 384

    References in This Chapter 390

    Exam Preparation Tasks 390

    Review All Key Topics 390

    Define Key Terms 391

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 391

Chapter 10 Troubleshooting OSPFv3 392

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 392

    Foundation Topics 394

    Troubleshooting OSPFv3 for IPv6 394

    OSPFv3 Trouble Tickets 401

    Troubleshooting OSPFv3 Address Families 408

    OSPFv3 AF Trouble Ticket 418

    Exam Preparation Tasks 423

    Review All Key Topics 423

    Define Key Terms 424

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 424

Chapter 11 BGP 426

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 426

    Foundation Topics 428

    BGP Fundamentals 428

    Basic BGP Configuration 435

    Understanding BGP Session Types and Behaviors 448

    Multiprotocol BGP for IPv6 465

    References in This Chapter 475

    Exam Preparation Tasks 476

    Review All Key Topics 476

    Define Key Terms 477

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 477

Chapter 12 Advanced BGP 480

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 480

    Foundation Topics 482

    Route Summarization 482

    BGP Route Filtering and Manipulation 493

    BGP Communities 507

    Maximum Prefix 516

    Configuration Scalability 517

    References in This Chapter 519

    Exam Preparation Tasks 520

    Review All Key Topics 520

    Define Key Terms 520

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 521

Chapter 13 BGP Path Selection 524

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 524

    Foundation Topics 526

    Understanding BGP Path Selection 526

    BGP Best Path 527

    BGP Multipath 553

    Exam Preparation Tasks 554

    Review All Key Topics 554

    Define Key Terms 554

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 554

Chapter 14 Troubleshooting BGP 556

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 557

    Foundation Topics 559

    Troubleshooting BGP Neighbor Adjacencies 559

    Troubleshooting BGP Routes 573

    Troubleshooting BGP Path Selection 588

    Troubleshooting BGP for IPv6 593

    BGP Trouble Tickets 598

    MP-BGP Trouble Ticket 614

    Exam Preparation Tasks 617

    Review All Key Topics 617

    Define Key Terms 618

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 618

Chapter 15 Route Maps and Conditional Forwarding 620

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 620

    Foundation Topics 622

    Conditional Matching 622

    Route Maps 627

    Conditional Forwarding of Packets 632

    Trouble Tickets 637

    Exam Preparation Tasks 645

    Review All Key Topics 646

    Define Key Terms 646

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 646

Chapter 16 Route Redistribution 648

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 648

    Foundation Topics 650

    Redistribution Overview 650

    Protocol-Specific Configuration 656

    Reference in This Chapter 672

    Exam Preparation Tasks 672

    Review All Key Topics 672

    Define Key Terms 673

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 673

Chapter 17 Troubleshooting Redistribution 674

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 674

    Foundation Topics 677

    Troubleshooting Advanced Redistribution Issues 677

    Troubleshooting IPv4 and IPv6 Redistribution 687

    Redistribution Trouble Tickets 702

    Exam Preparation Tasks 721

    Review All Key Topics 722

    Define Key Terms 722

    Command Reference to Check Your Memory 723

Chapter 18 VRF, MPLS, and MPLS Layer 3 VPNs 724

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 724

    Foundation Topics 727

    Implementing and Verifying VRF-Lite 727

    An Introduction to MPLS Operations 747

    Forwarding Equivalence Class (FEC) 749

    An Introduction to MPLS Layer 3 VPNs 755

    Reference in This Chapter 762

    Exam Preparation Tasks 762

    Review All Key Topics 762

    Define Key Terms 763

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 763

Chapter 19 DMVPN Tunnels 766

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 766

    Foundation Topics 769

    Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) Tunnels 769

    GRE Tunnel Configuration 769

    GRE Sample Configuration 771

    Next Hop Resolution Protocol (NHRP) 774

    Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN) 776

    DMVPN Configuration 779

    Spoke-to-Spoke Communication 795

    Problems with Overlay Networks 806

    DMVPN Failure Detection and High Availability 810

    IPv6 DMVPN Configuration 811

    References in This Chapter 817

    Exam Preparation Tasks 817

    Review All Key Topics 817

    Define Key Terms 818

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 818

Chapter 20 Securing DMVPN Tunnels 820

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 820

    Foundation Topics 821

    Elements of Secure Transport 821

    IPsec Fundamentals 823

    IPsec Tunnel Protection 827

    References in This Chapter 839

    Exam Preparation Tasks 840

    Review All Key Topics 840

    Define Key Terms 840

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 840

Chapter 21 Troubleshooting ACLs and Prefix Lists 842

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 842

    Foundation Topics 845

    Troubleshooting IPv4 ACLs 845

    Troubleshooting IPv6 ACLs 850

    Troubleshooting Prefix Lists 852

    Trouble Tickets 855

    Exam Preparation Tasks 863

    Review All Key Topics 863

    Define Key Terms 864

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 864

Chapter 22 Infrastructure Security 866

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 866

    Foundation Topics 869

    Cisco IOS AAA Troubleshooting 869

    Troubleshooting Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding (uRPF) 874

    Troubleshooting Control Plane Policing (CoPP) 875

    IPv6 First-Hop Security 885

    Exam Preparation Tasks 887

    Review All Key Topics 887

    Define Key Terms 888

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 888

    Use the IPv6 Features Table to Check Your Memory 889

Chapter 23 Device Management and Management Tools Troubleshooting 890

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 890

    Foundation Topics 893

    Device Management Troubleshooting 893

    Management Tools Troubleshooting 903

    Exam Preparation Tasks 939

    Review All Key Topics 939

    Define Key Terms 940

    Use the Command Reference to Check Your Memory 940

Chapter 24 Final Preparation 944

    Advice About the Exam Event 944

Chapter 25 ENARSI 300-410 Exam Updates 954

    The Purpose of This Chapter 954

    News About the Next Exam Release 956

    Updated Technical Content 956

Appendix A Answers to the Do I Know This Already? Quiz Questions 958

Glossary 972

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Appendix B Command Reference Exercises

Appendix C Command Reference Exercises Answer Key

Appendix D Study Planner

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