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Mastering Cisco routers
Brenton, Chris.
Personal Author:
New edition.
Publication Information:
San Francisco, Calif. ; London : SYBEX, 2002.
Physical Description:
xix, 552 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Previous ed.: 2000.
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Central Library TK5105.543 .B76 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Newly revised and updated, Mastering Cisco Routers is the most affordable, effective way for you to get the information you need to install, configure, and manage Cisco Routers. Inside, step-by-step instructions and realistic examples help you solve network challenges ranging from the everyday to the extraordinary. And fresh information on new Cisco features, certification changes, and developments in network protocols helps you stay on top of your game.
Coverage Includes:
* Understanding topologies, connection types, data packaging, and the OSI model
* Choosing the appropriate LAN and WAN technologies
* Designing networks using bridges, switches, and routers
* Controlling and securing router traffic using standard and extended access lists
* Routing efficiently with IP, IPX, NetBIOS, AppleTalk, and the Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
* Installing Cisco IOS with the appropriate feature set
* Controlling routers using Cisco IOS in privileged and non-privileged modes
* Protecting the network using a bastion host outside the firewall
* Monitoring network health using SNMP and Cisco Works 2000
* Understanding the Cisco certification program
* Efficiently subnetting your network
* Implementing static, default, and dynamic routing
* Using Cisco's graphical tools to install, upgrade, and configure routers
* Providing secure remote access to your network using VPN

Author Notes

Chris Brenton, CNE, MCSE, and CDS, is a network consultant specializing in implementing network security and troubleshooting multiprotocol environments.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Communication Basics
Chapter 2 Understanding Logical Topologies
Chapter 3 Protocols
Chapter 4 Bridging and Switching
Chapter 5 Routing
Chapter 6 Routing Protocols
Chapter 7 Cisco IOS
Chapter 8 Installing Cisco IOS
Chapter 9 Access Lists
Chapter 10 Creating a Bastion Router
Chapter 11 Virtual Private Networking
Chapter 12 Managing Cisco Routers
Chapter 13 Network Case Studies
Chapter 14 Real-World Routing: Advice from the Field
Chapter 15 Getting Cisco Certified

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