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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
1. Cisco Certification Exams.
The Exam Situation. Exam Layout and Design. Exam-Taking Techniques. Question-Handling Strategies. Mastering the Inner Game. Additional Resources.
2. Routing Principles.
Major Functions of a Router. Routing Algorithm Characteristics. Anatomy of a Routing Table. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?
3. Extending IP Addresses.
Review of TCP/IP Subnetting. Classless Interdomain Routing. Using VLSM to Extend the IP Addresses Scheme. Route Summarization. Configuring IP Helper to Manage Broadcasts. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?
4. Implementing OSPF in a Single Area.
OSPF Versus RIP in a Large Internetwork. OSPF Discovery, Selection, and Route Maintenance. OSPF Operation in a Single Area NBMA Setting. OSPF Configuration and Verification for Operation in a Single Area. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?
5. Interconnecting OSPF Areas.
OSPF Areas, Routers, and LSAs. OSPF Support for Variable-Length Subnet Masking (VLSM) and Route. Summarization in Multiple Areas. OSPF Operation in a Multiple-Area NBMA Environment. Configuring and Verifying a Multi-Area OSPF Network. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?
6. Applying Integrated IS-IS.
IS-IS Networks and Interfaces. Types of IS-IS Routers and Their Role in Area Hierarchical Design. Developing an Effective Addressing Plan for IS-IS Deployment. Identifying Systems and Establishing IS-IS Adjacencies. Database Synchronization and Routing Traffic Transport. IS-IS NBMA Solutions in Switched WAN Networks. Configuring Cisco Routers for Appropriate Integrated IS-IS Operation. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?
7. Employing Enhanced IGRP.
EIGRP Features and Operation. EIGRP Discovery, Selection, and Route Maintenance. EIGRP Support of VLSM and Route Summarization. Routing Traffic Transport and Database Synchronization. EIGRP Operation in an NBMA Environment and Large Networks. Verifying Enhanced IGRP Operation. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?
8. Configuring Border Gateway Protocol.
Connecting to Other Autonomous Systems. BGP Policy-Based Routing Functions Within an Autonomous System. BGP Synchronization. BGP Peering Functions with Peer Groups and Communities. Configuring and Verifying External and Internal BGP. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?
9. Scaling BGP Networks.
Scalability Issues with Internal BGP. BGP Route Reflectors. Policy Control in BGP Using Prefix Lists. Connecting Multiple ISPs Using BGP. Route Redistribution Between BGP and IGPs. Verifying Multihomed BGP Environment. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?
10. Routing Update Optimization and Redistribution.
Cisco Policy-based Routing. Redistribution of Routing Update Traffic. Configuring Route Redistribution. Resolving Path Selection Issues in Redistributed Networks. Verifying Route Redistribution. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?
11. Practice Exam 1.
Questions, Questions, Questions. Picking Proper Answers. Decoding Ambiguity. Working Within the Framework. Deciding What to Memorize. Preparing for the Test. Taking the Test.
12. Answer Key 1.
Answer Key Explanations.
13. Practice Exam 2.
14. Answer Key 2
Answer Key Explanations.
Appendix A. Commands in the BSCI Exam Cram 2.
Appendix B. Resources.
Print Resources. Online Study Resources. Relevant Standards and Specifications. Octet Calculation Table. Decimal-to-Binary Conversion Chart. IP Address Classes. IP Address Default Subnet Masks. Subnet Mask Examples.
Appendix C. What's on the CD-ROM.
PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition.
Appendix D. Using PrepLogic, Preview Edition Software.
Exam Simulation. Question Quality. Interface Design. Effective Learning Environment. Software Requirements. Installing PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition. Using PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition. Get More Exams. Customer Service.