Cisco Networks: Engineers' Handbook of Routing, Switching, by Christopher Carthern;William Wilson;Noel Rivera;Richard

By Christopher Carthern;William Wilson;Noel Rivera;Richard Bedwell

This ebook is a concise one-stop table reference and synopsis of simple wisdom and abilities for Cisco certification prep. For starting and skilled community engineers tasked with construction LAN, WAN, and knowledge middle connections, this publication lays out transparent instructions for fitting, configuring, and troubleshooting networks with Cisco units. the whole diversity of certification themes is roofed, together with all points of IOS, NX-OS, and ASA software program. The emphasis all through is on fixing the real-world demanding situations engineers face in configuring community units, instead of on exhaustive descriptions of features.

This functional table better half doubles as a finished evaluation of the simple wisdom and abilities wanted via CCENT, CCNA, and CCNP examination takers. It distills a finished library of cheat sheets, lab configurations, and complicated instructions that the authors assembled as senior community engineers for the advantage of junior engineers they educate, mentor at the activity, and get ready for Cisco certification assessments. previous familiarity with Cisco routing and switching is fascinating yet no longer useful, as Chris Carthern, Dr. Will Wilson, Noel Rivera, and Richard Bedwell commence their ebook with a assessment of the fundamentals of configuring routers and switches. the entire extra complex chapters have labs and workouts to augment the recommendations realized.

This e-book differentiates itself from different Cisco books out there via drawing close community safeguard from a hacker’s point of view. not just does it supply community safety innovations however it teaches you ways to exploit black-hat instruments akin to oclHashcat, Loki, Burp Suite, Scapy, Metasploit, and Kali to really try the protection thoughts discovered.

Readers of Cisco Networks will research

  • How to configure Cisco switches, routers, and information middle units in usual company community architectures
  • The talents and information had to cross Cisco CCENT, CCNA, and CCNP certification exams
  • How to establish and configure at-home labs utilizing digital machines and lab workouts within the publication to perform complex Cisco commands
  • How to enforce networks of Cisco units aiding WAN, LAN, and knowledge heart configurations
  • How to enforce safe community configurations and configure the Cisco ASA firewall
  • How to take advantage of black-hat instruments and community penetration innovations to check the safety of your network

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This layer is responsible for the identification of the unique hardware address of each device on the LAN. 3: This layer is responsible for how packets are transmitted by devices on the network. Media access is first come/first served, meaning all the bandwidth is shared by everyone. Hardware addressing is defined here, as well as the signal path, through physical topologies, including error notification, correct delivery of frames, and flow control. Every network device, computer, server, IP camera, and phone has a MAC hardware address.

Function of Layers in the OSI Model Layer # OSI Model Layer Function CEO Letter Analogy 7 Application Support for application and end-user processes The CEO of a company in New York decides he needs to send a letter to a peer in Los Angeles. He dictates the letter to his administrative assistant. 6 Presentation Data representation and translation, encryption, and compression The administrative assistant transcribes the dictation into writing. 5 Session Establishes, manages, and terminates sessions between applications The administrative assistant puts the letter in an envelope and gives it to the mail room.

This book is meant to be a configuration guide, not geared toward certifications, with an emphasis on solving real-world day-to-day challenges. Although this book is not focused on certifications, readers will learn the skills and concepts needed to pass Cisco CCENT, CCNA, and CCNP certification exams. Readers will also learn how to build and configure at-home labs using virtual machines and lab exercises to practice advanced Cisco commands. This book differentiates itself from other Cisco books on the market by approaching network security from a hacker’s perspective.

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