Pass your CCNA exam and boost your career — here's just what you need!
The demand for Cisco Certified Network Associates is up, so rise to the challenge and get your certification! This guide covers all the stuff you need to know, and even helps get you in test-taking mode with plenty of practice questions on the CD. Plus, you can use this book as a reference after you get your CCNA certification and that great job!
Basic training — review LANs, WANs, Cisco hardware and software, TCP/IP, and network design
Switches and routers — learn to manage and troubleshoot Cisco switches and VLANs, STP, port trunking, Ether-Channel, VoIP, routers and routing protocols
Going wireless — plunge into wireless communication concepts and WLAN standards, operation modes, service sets, and Cisco Unified Wireless Networks architecture
Feel secure — study network security threats, best practices, access control lists, managing firewalls, and more
A wide net — learn about wide-area network connection types, DSL networks, data encapsulation protocols, and authentication methods