CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101 Official Cert Guide VitalSource eText : 9780133414271

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CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101 Official Cert Guide is a comprehensive self-study tool for preparing for the new ROUTE exam. Complete coverage of all exam topics as posted on the exam topic blueprint ensures readers will arrive at a thorough understanding of what they need to master to succeed on the exam. The book follows a logical organization of the ROUTE exam objectives. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing readers' retention and recall of exam topics. Readers will organize their exam preparation through the use of the consistent features in these chapters.

 

Table of contents
Introduction xxix
Part I Fundamental Routing Concepts
Chapter 1 Characteristics of Routing Protocols 3
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 3
Foundation Topics 6
Routing Protocol Fundamentals 6
The Role of Routing in an Enterprise Network 6
Routing Protocol Selection 7
Scalability 8
Vendor Interoperability 8
IT Staff’s Familiarity with Protocol 9
Speed of Convergence 9
Capability to Perform Summarization 9
Interior or Exterior Routing 10
Routing Protocol Categories 11
Network Technology Fundamentals 16
Network Traffic Types 16
Unicast 16
Broadcast 16
Multicast 17
Anycast 18
Network Architecture Types 19
Point-to-Point Network 19
Broadcast Network 19
NBMA 20
TCP/IP Fundamentals 21
IP Characteristics 21
Routing Review 24
Asymmetric Routing 27
Maximum Transmission Unit 30
ICMP Messages 30
TCP Characteristics 31
Three-Way Handshake 33
TCP Sliding Window 33
Out-of-Order Delivery 35
UDP Characteristics 35
Network Migration Strategies 36
Routing Protocol Changes 36
IPv6 Migration 37
Spanning Tree Protocol Migration 38
Migration to Easy Virtual Networking 39
Exam Preparation Tasks 42
Planning Practice 42
Design Review Table 42
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 43
Review All the Key Topics 44
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 45
Definitions of Key Terms 45
Chapter 2 Remote Site Connectivity 47
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 47
Foundation Topics 50
Remote Connectivity Overview 50
MPLS-Based Virtual Private Networks 50
Tunnel-Based Virtual Private Networks 50
Hybrid Virtual Private Networks 51
MPLS VPN 51
Layer 2 MPLS VPN 51
Layer 3 MPLS VPN 52
GRE 53
DMVPN 56
Multipoint GRE 57
NHRP 59
IPsec 61
Exam Preparation Tasks 66
Planning Practice 66
Design Review Table 66
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 67
Create an Implementation Plan Table 68
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 68
Review All the Key Topics 69
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 69
Define Key Terms 69
Part II IGP Routing Protocols
Chapter 3 IPv6 Review and RIPng 71
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 71
Foundation Topics 75
Global Unicast Addressing, Routing, and Subnetting 76
Global Route Aggregation for Efficient Routing 77
Conventions for Representing IPv6 Addresses 79
Conventions for Writing IPv6 Prefixes 80
Global Unicast Prefix Assignment Example 82
Subnetting Global Unicast IPv6 Addresses Inside an Enterprise 84
Prefix Terminology 87
IPv6 Global Unicast Addresses Assignment 87
Stateful DHCP for IPv6 88
Stateless Autoconfiguration 89
Learning the Prefix/Length and Default Router with NDP Router Advertisements 89
Calculating the Interface ID Using EUI-64 91
Finding the DNS IP Addresses Using Stateless DHCP 92
Static IPv6 Address Configuration 93
Survey of IPv6 Addressing 93
Overview of IPv6 Addressing 93
Unicast IPv6 Addresses 94
Unique Local IPv6 Addresses 94
Link-local Unicast Addresses 95
IPv6 Unicast Address Summary 96
Multicast and Other Special IPv6 Addresses 97
Layer 2 Addressing Mapping and Duplicate Address Detection 97
Neighbor Discovery Protocol for Layer 2 Mapping 98
Duplicate Address Detection (DAD) 99
Inverse Neighbor Discovery 99
Configuring IPv6 Addresses on Cisco Routers 100
Configuring Static IPv6 Addresses on Routers 101
Multicast Groups Joined by IPv6 Router Interfaces 103
Connected Routes and Neighbors 104
The IPv6 Neighbor Table 104
Stateless Autoconfiguration 105
RIP Next Generation (RIPng) 107
RIPng: Theory and Comparisons to RIPv2 108
Configuring RIPng 109
Verifying RIPng 112
Exam Preparation Tasks 115
Planning Practice 115
Design Review Table 115
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 115
Create an Implementation Plan Table 116
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 117
Review All the Key Topics 118
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 118
Define Key Terms 118
Chapter 4 Fundamental EIGRP Concepts 121
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 121
Foundation Topics 125
EIGRP Fundamentals 125
Configuration Review 125
Verification Review 127
Internals Review 131
Exchanging Topology Information 131
Calculating the Best Routes for the Routing Table 132
EIGRP Neighborships 134
Manipulating EIGRP Hello and Hold Timers 134
Configuring the Hello/Hold Timers 135
Verifying the Hello/Hold Timers 137
Preventing Unwanted Neighbors Using Passive Interfaces 138
Controlling Neighborships with Static Configuration 141
Configuring Static EIGRP Neighbors 142
Caveat When Using EIGRP Static Neighbors 143
Configuration Settings That Could Prevent Neighbor Relationships 144
Configuring EIGRP Metric Components (K-values) 145
EIGRP Router ID 146
Neighborship over WANs 147
Neighborship on Frame Relay 147
Neighborship on MPLS VPN 148
Neighborship on Metro Ethernet 149
Exam Preparation Tasks 150
Planning Practice 150
Design Review Table 150
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 150
Create an Implementation Plan Table 151
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 151
Review All the Key Topics 152
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 153
Define Key Terms 153
Chapter 5 Advanced EIGRP Concepts 155
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 155
Foundation Topics 162
Building the EIGRP Topology Table 162
Seeding the EIGRP Topology Table 162
The Content of EIGRP Update Message 163
The EIGRP Update Process 166
WAN Issues for EIGRP Topology Exchange 167
Split Horizon Default on Frame Relay Multipoint Subinterfaces 167
EIGRP WAN Bandwidth Control 170
Building the IP Routing Table 172
Calculating the Metrics: Feasible Distance and Reported Distance 172
EIGRP Metric Tuning 174
Configuring Bandwidth and Delay 175
Choosing Bandwidth Settings on WAN Subinterfaces 175
Metric Weights (K-values) 178
Offset Lists 178
Unequal Metric Route Load Sharing 180
Optimizing EIGRP Convergence 183
Fast Convergence to Feasible Successors 183
Successor and Feasible Successor Concepts 184
Verification of Feasible Successors 185
Converging by Going Active 188
The Impact of Stub Routers on Query Scope 190
The Impact of Summary Routes on Query Scope 192
Stuck in Active 193
Route Filtering 194
Filtering by Referencing ACLs 196
Filtering by Referencing IP Prefix Lists 198
IP Prefix List Concepts 199
Samples of Prefix List Matching 201
Using IP Prefix Lists to Filter EIGRP Routes 202
Filtering by Using Route Maps 204
Route Map Concepts 204
Using Route Maps to Filter EIGRP Routes 206
Route Summarization 208
Calculating Summary Routes 209
Choosing Where to Summarize Routes 209
Influencing the Choice of Best Route for Summary Routes 210
Suboptimal Forwarding with Summarization 211
Route Summarization Benefits and Trade-offs 213
Configuring EIGRP Route Summarization 213
Auto-summary 217
Default Routes 219
Default Routing to the Internet Router 219
Default Routing Configuration with EIGRP 220
Advertising Static Default Routes with EIGRP 220
Configuring a Default Network 221
Exam Preparation Tasks 225
Planning Practice 225
Design Review Table 225
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 226
Create an Implementation Plan Table 227
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 228
Review All the Key Topics 229
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 230
Define Key Terms 230
Chapter 6 EIGRP for IPv6 and Named EIGRP 233
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 233
Foundation Topics 236
EIGRP for IPv6 236
EIGRP for IPv4 and IPv6: Theory and Comparisons 236
Configuring EIGRP for IPv6 237
Verifying EIGRP for IPv6 240
Named EIGRP 243
The Named EIGRP Hierarchical Structure 244
Traditional EIGRP and Named EIGRP Configurations Compared 245
Verifying Named EIGRP 250
Exam Preparation Tasks 253
Planning Practice 253
Design Review Table 253
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 253
Create an Implementation Plan Table 254
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 255
Review All the Key Topics 255
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 256
Define Key Terms 256
Chapter 7 Fundamental OSPF Concepts 259
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 259
Foundation Topics 263
OSPF Review 263
OSPF Link-State Concepts 263
OSPF Configuration Review 266
OSPF Verification Review 268
OSPF Feature Summary 271
OSPF Neighbors and Adjacencies on LANs 272
Enabling OSPF Neighbor Discovery on LANs 272
Settings That Must Match for OSPF Neighborship 274
Optimizing Convergence Using Hello and Dead Timers 275
Using a Unique OSPF Router ID 278
Using the Same IP MTU 279
OSPF Neighbors and Adjacencies on WANs 281
OSPF Network Types 281
OSPF Neighborship over Point-to-Point Links 282
Neighborship over Frame Relay Point-to-Point Subinterfaces 284
Neighborship on MPLS VPN 285
Neighborship on Metro Ethernet 287
Virtual Links 288
Understanding OSPF Virtual Link Concepts 289
Configuring OSPF Virtual Links 291
Verifying the OSPF Virtual Link 292
Exam Preparation Tasks 295
Planning Practice 295
Design Review Table 295
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 295
Create an Implementation Plan Table 296
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 297
Review All the Key Topics 298
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 299
Define Key Terms 299
Chapter 8 The OSPF Link-State Database 301
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 301
Foundation Topics 305
LSAs and the OSPF Link-State Database 305
LSA Type 1: Router LSA 306
LSA Type 2: Network LSA 312
Background on Designated Routers 312
Type 2 Network LSA Concepts 312
Type 2 LSA show Commands 313
LSA Type 3: Summary LSA 317
Limiting the Number of LSAs 320
Summary of Internal LSA Types 321
The Database Exchange Process 321
OSPF Message and Neighbor State Reference 322
Exchange Without a Designated Router 323
Discovering a Description of the Neighbor’s LSDB 324
Exchanging the LSAs 325
Exchange with a Designated Router 326
Flooding Throughout the Area 328
Periodic Flooding 329
Choosing the Best OSPF Routes 330
OSPF Metric Calculation for Internal OSPF Routes 330
Calculating the Cost of Intra-Area Routes 331
Calculating the Cost of Interarea Routes 332
Special Rules Concerning Intra-Area and Interarea Routes on ABRs 336
Metric and SPF Calculations 337
Metric Tuning 337
Changing the Reference Bandwidth 338
Setting Bandwidth 338
Configuring Cost Directly 339
Verifying OSPF Cost Settings 339
Exam Preparation Tasks 340
Planning Practice 340
Design Review Table 340
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 340
Create an Implementation Plan Table 341
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 342
Review All the Key Topics 343
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 343
Define Key Terms 343
Chapter 9 Advanced OSPF Concepts 345
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 345
Foundation Topics 350
Route Filtering 350
Type 3 LSA Filtering 351
Filtering OSPF Routes Added to the Routing Table 355
Route Summarization 356
Manual Summarization at ABRs 357
Manual Summarization at ASBRs 360
Default Routes and Stub Areas 361
Domain-Wide Defaults Using the default-information originate Command 362
Stubby Areas 364
Introducing Stubby Area Types 365
Configuring and Verifying Stubby Areas 366
Configuring and Verifying Totally Stubby Areas 371
The Not-So-Stubby Area (NSSA) 374
OSPF Version 3 376
OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 Comparison 376
OSPFv3 Traditional Configuration 377
OSPFv3 Address Family Configuration 384
Exam Preparation Tasks 392
Planning Practice 392
Design Review Table 392
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 393
Create an Implementation Plan Table 394
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 394
Review All the Key Topics 396
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 396
Define Key Terms 396
Part III Route Redistribution and Selection
Chapter 10 Route Redistribution 399
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 399
Foundation Topics 405
Route Redistribution Basics 405
The Need for Route Redistribution 405
Redistribution Concepts and Processes 408
Redistribution into EIGRP 410
EIGRP redistribute Command Reference 410
Baseline Configuration for EIGRP Redistribution Examples 411
Configuring EIGRP Redistribution with Default Metric Components 412
Verifying EIGRP Redistribution 415
Redistribution into OSPF 417
OSPF redistribute Command Reference 418
Configuring OSPF Redistribution with Minimal Parameters 419
Setting OSPF Metrics on Redistributed Routes 423
LSAs and Metrics for External Type 2 Routes 423
Determining the Next Hop for Type 2 External Routes–Intraarea 425
Determining the Next Hop for Type 2 External Routes–Interarea 427
Redistributing into OSPF as E1 Routes 431
A Brief Comparison of E1 and E2 Routes 432
External Routes in NSSAs 433
Redistribution with Route Maps and Distribute Lists 436
Overview of Using Route Maps with Redistribution 436
Filtering Redistributed Routes with Route Maps 438
Configuring Route Filtering with Redistribution 439
Verifying Redistribution Filtering Operations 441
Setting Metrics When Redistributing 443
Configuring the Metric Settings 443
Verifying the Metric Settings 445
Setting the External Route Type 446
Redistribution Filtering with the distribute-list Command 447
Issues with Multiple Redistribution Points 447
Preventing Routing Domain Loops with Higher Metrics 448
Preventing Routing Domain Loops with Administrative Distance 449
EIGRP Default AD Defeats Loop from EIGRP to OSPF to EIGRP 450
EIGRP Default AD Defeats Loop from OSPF to EIGRP to OSPF 451
Setting AD per Route Source for Internal and External Routes 452
Domain Loop Problems with More Than Two Routing Domains 453
Using Per-Route Administrative Distance Settings 454
Preventing Domain Loops by Filtering on Subnet While Redistributing 458
Preventing Domain Loops by Filtering on Route Tag Using Distribute Lists 459
Exam Preparation Tasks 462
Planning Practice 462
Design Review Table 462
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 463
Create an Implementation Plan Table 465
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 465
Review All the Key Topics 467
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 468
Define Key Terms 468
Chapter 11 Route Selection 471
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 471
Foundation Topics 476
Cisco Express Forwarding 476
Operation of Process Switching 476
Operation of Fast Switching 477
Operation of Cisco Express Forwarding 478
Policy-Based Routing 483
Matching the Packet and Setting the Route 484
PBR Configuration Example 485
How the default Keyword Impacts PBR Logic Ordering 488
Additional PBR Functions 489
Applying PBR to Locally Created Packets 489
Setting IP Precedence 489
PBR with IP SLA 490
IP Service-Level Agreement 490
Understanding IP SLA Concepts 491
Configuring and Verifying IP SLA 492
Tracking SLA Operations to Influence Routing 496
Configuring a Static Route to Track an IP SLA Operation 496
Configuring PBR to Track an IP SLA 499
VRF-Lite 499
VRF-Lite Configuration 500
VRF Verification 502
Exam Preparation Tasks 505
Planning Practice 505
Design Review Table 505
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 506
Create an Implementation Plan Table 507
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 507
Review All the Key Topics 508
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 509
Definitions of Key Terms 509
Part IV Internet Connectivity
Chapter 12 Fundamentals of Internet Connectivity 511
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 511
Foundation Topics 514
Provider-Assigned IPv4 Addresses 514
Static IP Address Assignment 514
Dynamic IP Address Assignment 516
NAT 518
Basic NAT 518
Dynamic NAT Configuration and Verification 520
Static NAT Configuration and Verification 522
PAT 523
NAT Design Considerations 526
NVI 526
Exam Preparation Tasks 528
Planning Practice 528
Design Review Table 528
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 528
Create an Implementation Plan Table 529
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 530
Review All the Key Topics 531
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 531
Define Key Terms 531
Chapter 13 Fundamental BGP Concepts 533
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 533
Foundation Topics 539
The Basics of Internet Routing and Addressing 539
Public IP Address Assignment 540
Internet Route Aggregation 541
The Impact of NAT/PAT 543
Private IPv4 Addresses and Other Special Addresses 544
Introduction to BGP 545
BGP Basics 545
Internal and External BGP 549
Public and Private ASNs 550
Outbound Routing Toward the Internet 551
Comparing BGP and Default Routing for Enterprises 551
Single-Homed 553
Dual-Homed 554
Preferring One Path over Another for All Destinations 556
Choosing One Path over Another Using BGP 557
Partial and Full BGP Updates 559
Single-Multihomed 561
Dual-Multihomed 562
External BGP for Enterprises 563
eBGP Neighbor Configuration 564
Requirements for Forming eBGP Neighborships 565
Issues When Redundancy Exists Between eBGP Neighbors 567
eBGP Multihop Concepts 569
BGP Internals and Verifying eBGP Neighbors 570
Verifying eBGP Neighbor Status 571
Administratively Controlling Neighbor Status 574
BGP Message Summary 576
Verifying the BGP Table 576
The BGP Update Message 577
Examining the BGP Table 577
Viewing Subsets of the BGP Table 580
Injecting Routes into BGP for Advertisement to the ISPs 583
Injecting Routes Using the network Command 583
The Effect of auto-summary on the BGP network Command 585
Injecting Routes Using Redistribution 585
Exam Preparation Tasks 588
Planning Practice 588
Design Review Table 588
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 589
Create an Implementation Plan Table 589
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 590
Review All the Key Topics 591
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 592
Define Key Terms 593
Chapter 14 Advanced BGP Concepts 595
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 597
Foundation Topics 602
Internal BGP Between Internet-Connected Routers 602
Establishing the Need for iBGP with Two Internet-Connected Routers 602
Configuring iBGP 603
Verifying iBGP 606
Examining iBGP BGP Table Entries 607
Understanding Next-Hop Reachability Issues with iBGP 611
Ensuring That Routes Exist to the Next-Hop Address 612
Using neighbor neighbor-ip next-hop-self to Change the Next-Hop Address 613
Avoiding Routing Loops When Forwarding Toward the Internet 614
Using an iBGP Mesh 616
IGP Redistribution and BGP Synchronization 618
Route Filtering and Clearing BGP Peers 620
BGP Filtering Overview 620
Inbound and Outbound BGP Filtering on Prefix/Length 621
Clearing BGP Neighbors 625
Displaying the Results of BGP Filtering 627
Peer Groups 629
BGP Path Attributes and Best-Path Algorithm 631
BGP Path Attributes 631
Overview of the BGP Best-Path Algorithm 633
Perspectives on the Core Eight Best-Path Steps 635
Memorization Tips for BGP Best Path 636
Influencing an Enterprise’s Outbound Routes 637
Influencing BGP Weight 637
Sample Internetwork Used in the Weight Examples 638
Setting the BGP Administrative Weight Using a Route Map 642
Setting Weight Using the neighbor weight Command 643
Setting the Local Preference 644
Sample Internetwork Used in the Local_Pref and AS_Path Length Examples 645
Setting the BGP Local_Pref Using a Route Map 648
IP Routes Based on BGP Best Paths 651
Example of a BGP RIB Failure 652
BGP and the maximum-paths Command 654
Increasing the Length of the AS_Path Using AS_Path Prepend 654
Influencing an Enterprise’s Inbound Routes with MED 656
MED Concepts 657
MED Configuration 659
Exam Preparation Tasks 661
Planning Practice 661
Design Review Table 661
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 662
Create an Implementation Plan Table 663
Choosing Commands for a Verification Plan Table 664
Review All the Key Topics 666
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 666
Define Key Terms 667
Chapter 15 IPv6 Internet Connectivity 669
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 669
Foundation Topics 672
IPv6 Internet Connections 672
Methods of Assigning an IPv6 Address to a Customer Router 672
Manual Configuration of IPv6 Address and Default Route 673
IPv6 Access Control Lists 674
IPv6 Internet Connection Security 677
BGP Support for IPv6 677
Multiprotocol BGP Fundamentals 678
IPv6 Routing over an IPv4 BGP Session 678
IPv6 Routing over an IPv6 BGP Session 684
Single IPv4 BGP Session Versus Dual (IPv4 and IPv6) Sessions 689
Filtering IPv6 Routes with Prefix Lists 689
Using Local Preference for IPv6 Path Selection 693
Exam Preparation Tasks 695
Planning Practice 695
Design Review Table 695
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 695
Create an Implementation Plan Table 696
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 698
Review All the Key Topics 698
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 699
Define Key Terms 699
Part V Router and Routing Security
Chapter 16 Fundamental Router Security Concepts 701
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 701
Foundation Topics 704
Elements of a Router Security Policy 704
Access Control Lists 705
Time-Based ACLs 705
Infrastructure ACLs 707
Management Plane Security 708
Secure Shell Versus Telnet 709
Password Encryption 711
Enable Secret Password 711
Line Password 712
Username Password 713
Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding 714
Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting 719
SNMP Security 721
NTP Authentication 724
Exam Preparation Tasks 729
Planning Practice 729
Design Review Table 729
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 730
Create an Implementation Plan Table 731
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 732
Review All the Key Topics 733
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 734
Define Key Terms 734
Chapter 17 Routing Protocol Authentication 737
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 737
Foundation Topics 740
Authentication Methods 740
Plain Text Authentication 740
Hashing Authentication 741
Key Chains 742
EIGRP Authentication 744
EIGRP for IPv4 Authentication 744
EIGRP for IPv6 Authentication 746
Named EIGRP Authentication 749
OSPF Authentication 751
Plain Text OSPFv2 Authentication 751
OSPFv2 MD5 Authentication 754
OSPFv3 Authentication 756
BGP Authentication 759
IPv4 BGP Authentication 760
IPv6 BGP Authentication 761
Exam Preparation Tasks 764
Planning Practice 764
Design Review Table 764
Implementation Plan Peer Review Table 764
Create an Implementation Plan Table 765
Choose Commands for a Verification Plan Table 766
Review All the Key Topics 767
Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 767
Define Key Terms 767
Part VI Final Preparation
Chapter 18 Final Preparation 769
Tools for Final Preparation 769
Exam Engine and Questions on the CD 769
Install the Exam Engine 770
Activate and Download the Practice Exam 770
Activating Other Exams 771
Premium Edition 771
The Cisco Learning Network 771
Memory Tables 771
Chapter-Ending Review Tools 772
Suggested Plan for Final Review/Study 772
Step 1: Review Key Topics and DIKTA Questions 773
Step 3: Hands-On Practice 773
Step 6: Subnetting Practice 774
Step 7: Use the Exam Engine 774
Summary 776
Keep in Touch with Kevin 776
Part VII Appendixes
Appendix A Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes 779
Appendix B ROUTE Exam Updates 805
Appendix C Conversion Tables 809

CD-Only
Appendix D Memory Tables
Appendix E Memory Tables Answer Key
Appendix F Completed Planning Practice Tables
Appendix G Study Planner
Glossary
Author biography

Kevin Wallace, CCIEx2 No. 7945 (Route/Switch and Collaboration), is a Certified Cisco Systems Instructor (CCSI No. 20061) and holds multiple Cisco professional and associate-level certifications in the Route/Switch, Collaboration, Security, Design, and Data Center tracks. With Cisco experience dating back to 1989, Kevin has been a network design specialist for the Walt Disney World Resort, an instructor of Cisco courses for Skillsoft, and a network manager for Eastern Kentucky University.

Currently, Kevin produces video courses and writes books for Cisco Press/Pearson IT Certification (http://kwtrain.com/books). Also, he owns and operates Kevin Wallace Training, LLC ( http://kwtrain.com), a provider of self-paced training materials that simplify computer networking. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky, and he lives in central Kentucky with his wife (Vivian) and two daughters (Sabrina and Stacie).

Kevin can be followed on these social media platforms:
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