CCNP Routing and Switching v2.0 Exam Practice Pack

Series
Cisco Press
Author
Denise Donohue / Brent Stewart  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
368
Pub.-date
December 2014
ISBN13
9781587144318
ISBN
158714431X
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Description

This is a proven, late-stage exam preparation package for students who have learned the concepts and are practicing for the ROUTE, SWITCH, or TSHOOT exams. CCNP Routing and Switching v2.0 Exam Practice Pack offers three methods of preparation in one package. The Test Engine includes hundreds of exam-realistic practice exam questions. More than 900 Flash Cards in customizable sets allow students to tailor to their study needs. Quick Reference Guides cover all exam topics for a quick review and refresh in a comprehensive graphical quick reference guides for each exam.

Features

  • A single book that provides review and practice for all three CCNP exams
  • Fully updated to cover the latest CCNP exam topics for all three ROUTE, SWITCH, and TSHOOT exams
  • Offers three proven modes of study to help ensure users are exam-ready
  • Flash cards are available in the Cert Flash Cards Online application, and are viewable on desktop browsers or any Smartphone or tablet
  • Practice tests offer hundreds of exam-realistic questions
  • Quick Reference Guides help reinforce key exam topics

Table of Contents

Introduction xx

Part I ROUTE 1

Chapter 1 Networking Overview 3

IP, TCP, and UDP Operations 3

IP Operations 3

TCP Operations 4

UDP Operations 4

Routing Fundamentals 5

The Routing Table 5

Administrative Distance 6

Choosing a Routing Protocol 7

 Distance Vector Protocols 7

 Link State Protocols 7

 Path Vector Protocols 7

Packet Forwarding 8

Configuring and Troubleshooting CEF 9

Loop Prevention Mechanisms 10

Split Horizon 10

Route Poisoning 10

Chapter 2 IPv6 Overview 11

IPv6 Addressing 12

Simplifying an IPv6 Address 12

Special Addresses 13

IPv6 Host Addressing 14

 Neighbor Discovery Protocol 14

 Manual IP Address Assignment 14

 Manual Network Assignment 15

 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration 16

 Securing NDP 17

 DHCPv6 17

 Renumbering 17

IPv6 Routing 17

Static Routing 18

IPv6 Route Summarization 18

Integrating IPv4 and IPv6 19

Tunneling IPv6 over IPv4 20

 Manual Tunnels 20

 GRE Tunnels 20

 6to4 Tunnels 21

 ISATAP Tunnels 21

IPv6 Link Types 22

 Point-to-Point Links 22

 Point-to-Multipoint Links 22

 Multiaccess Links 23

Chapter 3 RIP 24

RIP Version 2 24

RIPv2 Configuration 25

RIPng for IPv6 25

RIPng Configuration 26

Chapter 4 EIGRP 27

EIGRP Overview 27

EIGRP Neighbor Establishment 28

Packet Types 28

Neighbor Discovery and Route Exchange 28

 Unicast Neighbors 29

 Troubleshooting and Verifying EIGRP Neighbors 29

EIGRP Route Selection 29

EIGRP Metric 29

 Wide Metrics 30

Diffusing Update Algorithm 31

EIGRP for IPv4 32

Basic Configuration 32

Optimizing the EIGRP Configuration 33

 Passive Interface 33

 Advertising a Default Route 33

 Summarization 33

 Load Balancing 34

 EIGRP Authentication 35

EIGRP Stub Routing 36

EIGRP for IPv6 37

Verifying and Troubleshooting EIGRP 38

EIGRP Named Mode 39

EIGRP Over WAN Links 40

Layer 3 MPLS WAN 40

Layer 2 WAN 41

Frame Relay 41

EIGRP Over the Top 44

Chapter 5 OSPF 45

OSPF Overview 45

OSPF Network Structure 45

OSPF Metric 47

Link-State Advertisements 47

LSA Operation 48

LSA Types 48

OSPF Operation 49

OSPF Packets 49

OSPF Neighbor Relationships 50

Basic OSPFv2 Configuration 51

Router ID 52

Verifying and Troubleshooting OSPF 52

OSPF Network Types 53

Designated Routers 54

Nonbroadcast Multiaccess Networks 55

OSPF over Layer 2 and Layer 3 MPLS 55

Advanced OSPF Configuration 56

OSPF Summarization 56

Passive Interface 57

OSPF Default Routes 57

Stub and Not-So-Stubby Areas 58

Virtual Links 58

OSPF Authentication 59

OSPF for IPv6 61

OSPFv3 LSAs 62

Traditional OSPFv3 Configuration 63

New OSPFv3 Configuration 64

Chapter 6 Advanced Routing Techniques 67

Controlling Routing Updates 67

Route Maps 68

 Route Map Syntax 68

 Route Map Match and Set Conditions 68

Controlling Route Redistribution Using

 Route Maps 69

Tagging Routes Using a Route Map 70

Prefix Lists 71

Distribute Lists 72

Passive Interfaces 73

Using Multiple Routing Protocols 73

Configuring Route Redistribution 73

 Seed Metric 74

 Administrative Distance 75

Planning Route Redistribution 76

Redistribution Techniques 77

Path Control 78

Policy-Based Routing 79

Using IOS IP SLA 81

VRF-Lite 84

Chapter 7 BGP and Internet Connectivity 88

Planning an Internet Connection 88

Types of ISP Connections 88

IP Addressing and AS Numbering 89

BGP Route Options 89

BGP Overview 90

BGP Databases 91

BGP Message Types 91

BGP Next-Hop Selection 92

BGP Next Hop on a Multiaccess Network 93

BGP Synchronization Rule 93

Configuring Basic BGP 93

BGP Network Command 94

BGP Peering 95

 BGP Peering States 95

 Troubleshooting BGP 96

BGP Path Selection 96

BGP Attributes 96

BGP Path Selection Criteria 97

Influencing BGP Path Selection 98

Filtering BGP Routes 99

Prefix Lists 99

AS Path Access List 100

Order of Operations 101

BGP Authentication 101

Verifying BGP 102

Multiprotocol BGP 105

Chapter 8 Infrastructure Security 107

Device Access Control 107

Router Security Features 108

Access Control Lists 108

 Configuring IPv4 ACLs 109

 Configuring an IPv6 Access List 110

Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding 110

Tunneling Technologies 111

GRE Tunnels 112

 Configuring a GRE Tunnel 112

DMVPN 113

Easy VPN 113

PPPoE 114

Chapter 9 Infrastructure Services 116

Simple Network Management Protocol 116

SNMPv2c Configuration 117

SNMPv3 Configuration 117

Logging 118

Debug 119

Syslog 119

 Configuring Syslog 120

Network Time Protocol 121

DHCP 122

DHCP for IPv4 122

 Configuring DHCP for IPv4 122

 IPv4 DHCP Relay Agent 123

DHCP for IPv6 123

 DHCPv6 Process 124

 Configuring Stateful DHCPv6 124

 Configuring Stateless DHCPv6 125

 IPv6 DHCP Relay Agent 125

NetFlow 126

Network Address Translation 127

Configuring Traditional NAT for IPv4 128

 Static NAT 128

 Dynamic NAT 129

 PAT 129

Configuring NAT Virtual Interface 130

NAT64 131

Part II Switch 133

Chapter 1 LAN Switching Basics 135

MAC Address Operation 135

MAC Address Learning 136

Frame Forwarding 137

Neighbor Discovery Protocols 138

Cisco Discovery Protocol 139

LLDP 141

Switch Traffic Monitoring 144

SPAN 145

RSPAN 146

Chapter 2 VLANs 148

VLAN Overview 148

VLAN Planning 150

Creating a VLAN and Assigning Ports 150

Verifying VLAN Configuration 151

VLAN Trunking 153

Configuring a Trunk Link 154

 Pruning VLANs on a Trunk 154

 Verifying a Trunk Link 155

Best Practices for Trunking 155

VLAN Trunking Protocol 155

VTP Switch Roles 156

Configuring VTP 157

Verifying and Monitoring VTP 158

Adding a New Switch to a VTP Domain 158

Troubleshooting VLAN Issues 159

Troubleshooting User Connectivity 159

Troubleshooting Trunking 159

Troubleshooting VTP 160

Chapter 3 EtherChannels 161

EtherChannel Overview 161

Configuring an EtherChannel 162

Channel Negotiation Protocols 164

Verifying EtherChannel Configuration 164

EtherChannel Load Balancing 166

EtherChannel Guard 167

MEC and vPC 168

Chapter 4 Spanning Tree Protocol 169

Understanding Basic Spanning Tree Protocol 170

Spanning Tree Election Criteria 171

STP Election 171

 Root Bridge Election 172

 Root Port Election 173

 Designated Port Election 173

Bridge Protocol Data Units 175

Spanning Tree Port States 176

Configuring and Verifying Spanning Tree 176

Per-VLAN Spanning Tree 178

Rapid Spanning Tree 178

RSTP Port Roles 179

BPDU Differences in RSTP 180

RSTP Fast Convergence 181

Multiple Spanning Tree 181

Spanning Tree Improvements 183

PortFast 183

UplinkFast 184

BackboneFast 184

BPDU Guard 184

BPDU Filter 185

Root Guard 185

Unidirectional Link Detection 186

Loop Guard 187

Using Spanning Tree Improvements 187

Troubleshooting STP 189

Spanning-Tree Best Practices 190

Chapter 5 First Hop Redundancy Protocols 191

Hot Standby Router Protocol 193

HSRP States 194

Configuring HSRP 195

HSRP with Tracking 198

HSRP for IPv6 199

Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol 200

Configuring VRRPv2 201

Configuring VRRPv3 203

GLBP 203

GLBP for IPv6 205

Planning Router Redundancy Implementation 205

Chapter 6 InterVLAN Routing 206

InterVLAN Routing Using an External Router 206

InterVLAN Routing Using Multilayer Switches 208

Multilayer Switch Interfaces 209

 SVI Configuration 209

 Routed Switch Port Configuration 212

The Layer 2 and Layer 3 Forwarding Process 214

 Layer 2 Forwarding 214

 Layer 3 Forwarding 214

Understanding the Switching Table 215

Understanding Switch Forwarding Architectures 215

 CEF Switching 216

Chapter 7 Switch Security Features 219

MAC Address-Based Attacks 219

MAC Address Flooding 219

Port Security 220

 Configuring Port Security 221

 Error-Disabled Ports 222

Port Access Lists 222

VLAN-Based Attacks 223

Storm Control 223

Switch Spoofing 223

802.1Q Double-Tagging 224

VLAN Access Control Lists 225

Private VLANs 226

Protected Ports 227

Spoof Attacks 227

DHCP Spoofing 227

IP Source Guard 228

ARP Spoofing and DAI 229

Securing Your Switch 229

Using AAA 230

RADIUS 231

TACACS+ 231

Configuring AAA 231

 Local Authentication 231

 RADIUS Authentication 231

 TACACS+ Authentication 232

 Configuring Authorization 233

 Configuring Accounting 233

 Verifying AAA Operation 234

Port-Based Authentication 235

Chapter 8 Campus Network Design 236

The Hierarchical Design Model 236

Core Layer 237

 Small Network Design 238

 Campus Network Design 238

Network Traffic Flow 239

Planning a Network Implementation 240

Resiliency and High Availability 241

Fast Failover and Convergence 241

Redundancy 242

Layer 2 versus Layer 3 Access Design 243

SSO, NSF, and ISSU 245

Virtual Switching System 246

Using Standalone Access Switches 246

Part III TSHOOT 247

Chapter 1 Tools and Methodologies of Troubleshooting 249

Troubleshooting Methodology 249

Structured Troubleshooting 250

What to Do When Nothing Works! 252

Best Practices for Routine Maintenance 253

Methodology 254

Common Tasks 254

Troubleshooting Tools 257

Configurations 260

Other Tools 264

Working with External Tools 265

Packet Sniffing 265

NetFlow 266

SNMP and EEM 267

Hardware Diagnostics 267

Discovery 270

Self-Documenting Networks 274

Chapter 2 Troubleshooting Switching Technologies 276

Hardware 277

Troubleshooting Scenario 280

VLANs 280

DHCP Troubleshooting Example 281

Spanning Tree Protocol 282

BPDU Guard Example 286

SVIs 286

Troubleshoot SVIs 286

Trunking and EtherChannel 287

Port Security 288

Chapter 3 Troubleshooting IP Networking 290

IP Address Assignment 290

NTP, Syslog, and SNMP 292

NTP 293

Syslog 294

SNMP 294

Gateway Redundancy 295

Filtering 297

NAT 299

Steps to Troubleshooting NAT 299

Rule Out NAT 300

Understand the Objective of NAT 300

Verify the Translation 301

Verify the Translation Is Being Used 301

Authentication 302

Chapter 4 Troubleshooting Routing Technologies 303

Network Layer Connectivity 303

Routing Protocols 304

Router Performance 304

EIGRP 307

Is the Correct Route Advertised? 307

Is the Correct Route Communicated? 308

Is There a More Desirable Path? 309

OSPF 309

Is the Correct Route Advertised? 310

Is the Correct Route Communicated? 310

Is There a More Desirable Path? 311

BGP 311

Is the Correct Route Advertised? 311

Is the Correct Route Communicated? 311

Is There a More Desirable Path? 312

Route Redistribution 313

 

 

9781587144318   TOC   10/24/2014

Author

Denise Donohue, CCIE No. 9566, is a senior solutions architect with Chesapeake NetCraftsmen. She has worked in IT since the mid-1990s. Focusing on network design since 2004, she has consulted on a wide range of networks, private and public, of all sizes, across most industries. She is author or co-author of numerous Cisco Press networking, voice, and design books. Denise lives in Maryland with her wonderfully patient and supportive husband, Kevin, and their two much less patient dogs.

 

Brent Stewart, CCNP, CCDP, CCSI, MCSE, is the vice president of Managed Services at Stalwart Systems (stalwartsystems.com), an innovative IT engineering firm focused on secure IT architectures. His experience includes designing and managing a large-scale worldwide voice, video, and data network. He was a course director for Global Knowledge and participated in the development of BSCI with Cisco and has written and taught extensively on CCNA and CCNP. Brent lives in Hickory, North Carolina, with his beautiful wife, Karen, and their mischievous children Benjamin, Kaitlyn, Madelyn, and William.