BSCI Exam Cram 2 (Cisco Certified Network Professional Series)

BSCI Exam Cram 2 (Cisco Certified Network Professional Series)

Multimedia Set(Exam 642-801)



Cisco BSCI Exam Cram 2 for Exam 642-801 prepares you for this all-important exam, which applies to the CCNP, CCIP, and CCDP certifications. The best selling Exam Cram 2 series is the smartest, most efficient way to become certified. This book focuses on getting you ready for the exam, offering review of the important concepts along with study tips and practice exams. It has been reviewed by a panel of experts, ensuring that it is the most technically accurate and up-to-date resource available.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789730176
Publisher: Que
Publication date: 09/03/2003
Series: Exam Cram 2 Series
Edition description: Exam 642-801
Pages: 441
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Michael J. Shannon is a resident of Fort Worth, Texas. He is married with a 21-year-old daughter and an 18-year-old son. He began configuring hubs and routers in the early '90s while working as a network technician for an Arizona telecommunications company. He has been implementing, consulting, and instructing on internetworking technology for over 12 years.

Mr. Shannon is a full-time author and consultant who has been employed as a senior technician, trainer, consultant, and mentor throughout the U.S. for companies such as ExecuTrain, Mindworks, Mastering Computers, Platinum Technology, and Fujitsu. He holds the CCNP, MCSE 2000, Network+, and iNet+ networking-related certifications. As a security professional, he holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and the HIPAA Certified Security Specialist (HCSS) certifications. He also has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lubbock Christian University.

His hobbies are producing and writing original music, playing guitar, and golfing.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Cisco Certification Exams1
The Exam Situation2
Exam Layout and Design4
Exam-Taking Techniques6
Question-Handling Strategies7
Mastering the Inner Game8
Additional Resources9
Chapter 2Routing Principles11
Major Functions of a Router12
Path Determination13
Requirements for Routing15
Administrative Distance16
Routing Metrics19
Neighbor Relationships21
Routing Algorithm Characteristics21
Static and Dynamic22
Single-Path and Multipath23
Intradomain and Interdomain24
Classful and Classless24
Distance Vector and Link-state26
Anatomy of a Routing Table34
Exam Prep Questions38
Need to Know More?43
Chapter 3Extending IP Addresses45
Review of TCP/IP Subnetting46
Classless Interdomain Routing49
IP Version 652
Using VLSM to Extend the IP Addresses Scheme54
Route Summarization60
Configuring IP Helper to Manage Broadcasts63
Exam Prep Questions65
Need to Know More?70
Chapter 4Implementing OSPF in a Single Area71
OSPF Versus RIP in a Large Internetwork73
OSPF Discovery, Selection, and Route Maintenance76
The Hello Protocol76
OSPF Point-to-Point Operation77
OSPF Broadcast Multi-Access Operation80
The OSPF Routing Process Revisited84
OSPF Operation in a Single Area NBMA Setting85
NBMA Mode86
Point-to-Multipoint Mode88
Point-to-Multipoint Non-Broadcast Mode89
Broadcast Mode90
Point-to-Point Mode90
OSPF Configuration and Verification for Operation in a Single Area91
OSPF in NBMA-Mode Configuration92
OSPF in Point-to-Multipoint-Mode Configuration93
OSPF in Point-to-Multipoint Non-broadcast-Mode Configuration93
OSPF in Broadcast-Mode Configuration94
OSPF in Point-to-Point-Mode Configuration94
OSPF Verification94
Exam Prep Questions97
Need to Know More?102
Chapter 5Interconnecting OSPF Areas103
OSPF Areas, Routers, and LSAs104
OSPF Router Types105
OSPF Link-State Area Types108
OSPF Link-State Advertisement Types109
OSPF Support for Variable-Length Subnet Masking (VLSM) and Route Summarization in Multiple Areas111
OSPF Operation in a Multiple-Area NBMA Environment115
Configuring and Verifying a Multi-Area OSPF Network117
Summary Route Costs120
Default Routes121
show ip ospf [process-id area-id] database [keyword]122
show ip ospf border-routers123
show ip ospf virtual links123
Exam Prep Questions124
Need to Know More?129
Chapter 6Applying Integrated IS-IS131
IS-IS Networks and Interfaces132
OSI Routed Network Protocols and Services132
OSI Routing Protocols133
Integrated IS-IS Networks134
Types of IS-IS Routers and Their Role in Area Hierarchical Design135
Developing an Effective Addressing Plan for IS-IS Deployment138
Identifying Systems and Establishing IS-IS Adjacencies141
IS-IS LAN Adjacencies143
IS-IS WAN Adjacencies144
Database Synchronization and Routing Traffic Transport144
Complete Sequence Number PDUs145
Partial Sequence Number PDU145
Integrated IS-IS Routing Traffic Transport for IP and OSI145
IS-IS NBMA Solutions in Switched WAN Networks148
Point-to-Point WANs149
Dialup Links149
Switched WANs149
Configuring Cisco Routers for Appropriate Integrated IS-IS Operation150
Configure the IS-IS Circuit Type151
Configure the IS-IS Link-State Metrics152
Set the Advertised Hello Interval152
Set the Retransmission Interval152
Set the LSP Transmissions Interval153
Set the Hello Multiplier153
Specify Designated Router Election153
Assign a Password for an Interface153
Generate a Default Route153
Summarize Address Ranges154
A Sample Dual Area Integrated IS-IS Environment154
Verifying and Troubleshooting IS-IS156
Exam Prep Questions158
Need to Know More?163
Chapter 7Employing Enhanced IGRP165
EIGRP Features and Operation166
EIGRP Discovery, Selection, and Route Maintenance168
Neighbor Table169
Topology Table170
Routing Table172
EIGRP Discovery Process173
EIGRP Selection Process174
EIGRP Support of VLSM and Route Summarization178
Routing Traffic Transport and Database Synchronization180
EIGRP Operation in an NBMA Environment and Large Networks183
Pure Multipoint Scenario184
Hybrid Multipoint Scenarios185
Stuck-in-Active (SIA)187
Verifying Enhanced IGRP Operation188
Exam Prep Questions192
Need to Know More?197
Chapter 8Configuring Border Gateway Protocol199
Connecting to Other Autonomous Systems201
BGP Policy-Based Routing Functions Within an Autonomous System207
AS_path Attribute208
Next-hop Attribute209
Origin Attribute209
Local Preference Attribute210
Atomic Aggregate Attribute211
Aggregator Attribute211
Community Attribute211
Multi-exit-discriminator (MED) Attribute212
Route Selection Process214
BGP Synchronization215
BGP Peering Functions with Peer Groups and Communities216
Configuring and Verifying External and Internal BGP217
Exam Prep Questions220
Need to Know More?225
Chapter 9Scaling BGP Networks227
Scalability Issues with Internal BGP228
BGP Route Reflectors230
Policy Control in BGP Using Prefix Lists235
Connecting Multiple ISPs Using BGP239
All ISPs Pass Only Default Routes240
All ISPs Pass Default and Selected Routes241
All ISPs Pass All Routes241
Weight and Local-preference Revisited241
Route Redistribution Between BGP and IGPs242
Using the network Command242
Redistributing Static Routes into BGP Using Null 0244
Redistributing Dynamic IGP Routes into BGP244
Verifying Multihomed BGP Environment246
Exam Prep Questions247
Need to Know More?252
Chapter 10Routing Update Optimization and Redistribution253
Cisco Policy-based Routing254
The match ip address Command257
The match length Command257
The set ip default next-hop Command257
The set default interface Command258
The set ip tos Command258
The set ip precedence Command259
The ip policy route-map Command259
The ip route-cache policy Command260
Verifying Policy-Based Routing260
Redistribution of Routing Update Traffic261
Selecting the Optimal Path262
Implementing Successful Route Redistribution263
Configuring Route Redistribution266
The redistribute Command266
The default-metric Command269
Resolving Path Selection Issues in Redistributed Networks270
The passive-interface Command271
The ip default-network Command271
Implementing Route Filters275
The distance Command277
Verifying Route Redistribution279
Exam Prep Questions280
Need to Know More?285
Chapter 11Practice Exam 1287
Questions, Questions, Questions287
Picking Proper Answers288
Decoding Ambiguity289
Working Within the Framework290
Deciding What to Memorize291
Preparing for the Test291
Taking the Test291
Chapter 12Answer Key 1311
Answer Key Explanations312
Chapter 13Practice Exam 2327
Chapter 14Answer Key 2349
Answer Key Explanations350
Appendix ACommands in the BSCI Exam Cram 2365
Appendix BResources373
Print Resources373
Online Study Resources374
Relevant Standards and Specifications374
Octet Calculation Table375
Decimal-to-Binary Conversion Chart375
IP Address Classes377
IP Address Default Subnet Masks377
Subnet Mask Examples378
Appendix CWhat's on the CD-ROM379
PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition379
Appendix DUsing PrepLogic, Preview Edition Software381
Exam Simulation381
Question Quality381
Interface Design382
Effective Learning Environment382
Software Requirements382
Installing PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition383
Removing PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition from Your Computer383
Using PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition383
Starting a Practice Test Mode Session384
Starting a Flash Review Mode Session385
Standard PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition Options385
Time Remaining386
Your Examination Score Report386
Review Your Exam386
Get More Exams386
Contacting PrepLogic387
Customer Service387
Product Suggestions and Comments387
License Agreement387

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