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CCNA in 21 Hours

‘640-802’ syllabus

CCNA in 21 Hours
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ISBN: 978-87-403-0476-3
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Pages : 191
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This book offers a basic illustration for CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate), '640-802' syllabus, which is a pre-requisite certificate for most Cisco certifications.

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This book offers a basic illustration for CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate), '640-802' syllabus, which is a pre-requisite certificate for most Cisco certifications. This CCNA Course will give you the basic knowledge to operate a computer network. You will learn about computer network basics, the devices that exist in a computer network, and how to configure them. In addition, you will learn the basics of network security, wireless networks, and IPv6. Enjoy!


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    1. Hour 1: About Computer Networks
    2. What is a computer network?
    3. Computer network topologies
    4. Simplex, half duplex and full duplex communication modes
    5. Carrier Sense Multiple Access / Collision Detection (CSMA / CD) protocol
  2. Hour 2: Numbering systems
    1. Decimal, hexadecimal and binary numbering systems
    2. How to convert from binary to decimal
    3. How to convert from decimal to binary
    4. How to convert between hexadecimal and binary
    5. How to convert between hexadecimal and decimal
  3. Hour 3: TCP/IP and OSI suit
    1. TCP/IP layers
    2. Data encapsulation process
    3. OSI model layers
  4. Hour 4: Network Interface Layer
    1. Ethernet protocol in the physical layer
    2. UTP cabling
    3. ‘Hub’, a device working in the physical layer
    4. Ethernet protocol in the data link layer
    5. What is the MAC address?
    6. ‘Switch’, a device working in the data link layer
    7. Collision domain
  5. Hour 5: Internetworking Layer
    1. IP (Internet Protocol)
    2. Network IP?
    3. Broadcast IP?
    4. Unicast, multicast and broadcast communication
    5. P header
    6. ‘Router’, a device working in the internetworking layer
    7. Broadcast domain
  6. Hour 6: Subnet Mask and Subnetting
    1. Subnet mask
    2. Subnet mask examples
    3. Subnetting
  7. Hour 7: Network Infrastructure
    1. NIC settings
    2. Default gateway
    3. DHCP sever
    4. ARP
    5. ICMP
  8. Hour 8: Transport and Application Layers
    1. Transport layer protocols (TCP and UDP)
    2. Application layer protocols

  10. Hour 9: Cisco IOS, The Router Device
    1. LAN and WAN interfaces
    2. The router’s hardware
    3. Booting up a router
  11. Hour 10: Cisco IOS, The CLI Commands
    1. CLI (Command Line Interface) modes
    2. Privileged mode commands, ‘show’ command
    3. Privileged mode commands, network connectivity
    4. Privileged mode commands, backing up and restoring processes
    5. Global configuration mode commands
    6. Specific configuration modes
    7. CDP (Cisco Discovery Protocol)
  12. Hour 11: Routing Protocols
    1. Routing protocols basics
    2. Static routing
    3. Dynamic routing
    4. Distance vector routing
    5. Routing loops
  13. Hour 12: RIP Routing Protocol
    1. RIP is a classful routing protocol
    2. RIPv2 (RIP version 2)
    3. IGRP routing protocol
  14. Hour 13: OSPF Routing Protocol
    1. OSPF neighbors and adjacencies in a LAN
    2. OSPF configuration
    3. DR election
  15. Hour 14: EIGRP Routing Protocol
    1. EIGRP configuration
    2. Administrative Distance (AD)
    3. Default route
  16. Hour 15: Switch Operation
    1. Switch operation and characteristics
    2. Switch ‘layer 2’ functions
    3. Port security
  17. Hour 16: Virtual LAN (VLAN)
    1. Virtual LAN (VLAN) characteristics
    2. VLAN switch port membership
    3. Virtual LAN (VLAN) configuration
    4. Routing between VLANs
    5. VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
  18. Hour 17: Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
    1. STP operation
    2. STP port states
    3. STP port fast
    4. ‘RSTP’, ‘PVSTP+’ and ‘PVRST+’

  20. Hour 18: Security
    1. Security threats
    2. Security threats mitigation
    3. Access Control List (ACL)
    4. NAT (Network Address Translation)
    5. Static NAT, dynamic NAT and PAT
  21. Hour 19: Wide Area Networks (WAN)
    1. Wide Area Network (WAN) basics
    2. WAN connection types
    3. HDLC and PPP protocols
    4. PPP configuration
    5. Frame Relay (FR)
    6. FR congestion control
    7. FR configuration
  22. Hour 20: Wireless LAN
    1. Wireless LAN basics
    2. AP configuration
  23. Hour 21: IPv6
    1. IPv6 basics
    2. IPv6 addressing
    3. IPv6 address configuration
    4. IPv6 address types
    5. IPv6 Routing protocols
    6. Migration from IPv4 to IPv6

About the Author

Mohamed Salem is a communication engineer and an IT professional. He received his BA in communication engineering from Alexandria University in Egypt, and received his IT diploma from ITI, which is considered one of the best IT institutions in the Middle East. He is CCNA/CCNP and MCSA certified. He has worked as a communication engineer in a large system integrator company, and as an IT professional in a multinational mobile operator.

If you’d like to contact Mohamed Salem, you can send him an e-mail to Alternatively, you can call him on +20-1118111687.


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