Deploying and Troubleshooting Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers

Author: Mark L. Gress,Lee Johnson

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781587140501

Category: Computers

Page: 600

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This is the only complete, all-in-one guide to deploying, running, and troubleshooting wireless networks with Cisco® Wireless LAN Controllers (WLCs) and Lightweight Access Point Protocol (LWAPP)/Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP). Authored by two of the most experienced Cisco wireless support professionals, the book presents start-to-finish coverage of implementing WLCs in existing wired and wireless network environments, troubleshooting design-related issues, and using LWAPP/CAPWAP solutions to achieve your specific business and technical goals. One step at a time, you’ll walk through designing, configuring, maintaining, and scaling wireless networks using Cisco Unified Wireless technologies. The authors show how to use LWAPP/CAPWAP to control multiple Wi-Fi wireless access points at once, streamlining network administration and monitoring and maximizing scalability. Drawing on their extensive problem-resolution experience, the authors also provide expert guidelines for troubleshooting, including an end-to-end problem-solving model available in no other book. Although not specifically designed to help you pass the CCIE® Wireless written and lab exams, this book does provide you with real-world configuration and troubleshooting examples. Understanding the basic configuration practices, how the products are designed to function, the feature sets, and what to look for while troubleshooting these features will be invaluable to anyone wanting to pass the CCIE Wireless exams. Efficiently install, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers Move autonomous wireless network solutions to LWAPP/CAPWAP Integrate LWAPP/CAPWAP solutions into existing wired networks Understand the next-generation WLC architecture Use Hybrid REAP and Home AP solutions to centrally configure and control branch/remote access points without deploying controllers in every location Use Mobility Groups to provide system-wide mobility easily and cost-effectively Use Cisco WLC troubleshooting tools, and resolve client-related problems Maximize quality in wireless voice applications Build efficient wireless mesh networks Use RRM to manage RF in real-time, optimizing efficiency and performance Reference the comprehensive WLC and AP debugging guide Part of the CCIE Professional Development Series, this is the first book to offer authoritative training for the new CCIE Wireless Exam. It will also serve as excellent preparation for Cisco’s new CCNP® Wireless exam.

Deploying and Troubleshooting Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers (paperback)

Author: Mark L. Gress,Lee Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781587144820

Category: Client/server computing

Page: 600

View: 3058

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This is the only complete, all-in-one guide to deploying, running, and troubleshooting wireless networks with Cisco® Wireless LAN Controllers (WLCs) and Lightweight Access Point Protocol (LWAPP)/Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP). Authored by two of the most experienced Cisco wireless support professionals, the book presents start-to-finish coverage of implementing WLCs in existing wired and wireless network environments, troubleshooting design-related issues, and using LWAPP/CAPWAP solutions to achieve your specific business and technical goals. One step at a time, you'll walk through designing, configuring, maintaining, and scaling wireless networks using Cisco Unified Wireless technologies. The authors show how to use LWAPP/CAPWAP to control multiple Wi-Fi wireless access points at once, streamlining network administration and monitoring and maximizing scalability. Drawing on their extensive problem-resolution experience, the authors also provide expert guidelines for troubleshooting, including an end-to-end problem-solving model available in no other book. Although not specifically designed to help you pass the CCIE® Wireless written and lab exams, this book does provide you with real-world configuration and troubleshooting examples. Understanding the basic configuration practices, how the products are designed to function, the feature sets, and what to look for while troubleshooting these features will be invaluable to anyone wanting to pass the CCIE Wireless exams. Efficiently install, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers Move autonomous wireless network solutions to LWAPP/CAPWAP Integrate LWAPP/CAPWAP solutions into existing wired networks Understand the next-generation WLC architecture Use Hybrid REAP and Home AP solutions to centrally configure and control branch/remote access points without deploying controllers in every location Use Mobility Groups to provide system-wide mobility easily and cost-effectively Use Cisco WLC troubleshooting tools, and resolve client-related problems Maximize quality in wireless voice applications Build efficient wireless mesh networks Use RRM to manage RF in real-time, optimizing efficiency and performance Reference the comprehensive WLC and AP debugging guide Part of the CCIE Professional Development Series, this is the first book to offer authoritative training for the new CCIE Wireless Exam. It will also serve as excellent preparation for Cisco's new CCNP® Wireless exam.

Controller-Based Wireless LAN Fundamentals

An end-to-end reference guide to design, deploy, manage, and secure 802.11 wireless networks

Author: Jeff Smith,Jake Woodhams,Robert Marg

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781587140358

Category: Computers

Page: 300

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Controller-Based Wireless LAN Fundamentals An end-to-end reference guide to design, deploy, manage, and secure 802.11 wireless networks As wired networks are increasingly replaced with 802.11n wireless connections, enterprise users are shifting to centralized, next-generation architectures built around Wireless LAN Controllers (WLC). These networks will increasingly run business-critical voice, data, and video applications that once required wired Ethernet. In Controller-Based Wireless LAN Fundamentals, three senior Cisco wireless experts bring together all the practical and conceptual knowledge professionals need to confidently design, configure, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot 802.11n networks with Cisco Unified Wireless Network (CUWN) technologies. The authors first introduce the core principles, components, and advantages of next-generation wireless networks built with Cisco offerings. Drawing on their pioneering experience, the authors present tips, insights, and best practices for network design and implementation as well as detailed configuration examples. Next, they illuminate key technologies ranging from WLCs to Lightweight Access Point Protocol (LWAPP) and Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP), Fixed Mobile Convergence to WiFi Voice. They also show how to take advantage of the CUWN’s end-to-end security, automatic configuration, self-healing, and integrated management capabilities. This book serves as a practical, hands-on reference for all network administrators, designers, and engineers through the entire project lifecycle, and an authoritative learning tool for new wireless certification programs. This is the only book that Fully covers the principles and components of next-generation wireless networks built with Cisco WLCs and Cisco 802.11n AP Brings together real-world tips, insights, and best practices for designing and implementing next-generation wireless networks Presents start-to-finish configuration examples for common deployment scenarios Reflects the extensive first-hand experience of Cisco experts Gain an operational and design-level understanding of WLAN Controller (WLC) architectures, related technologies, and the problems they solve Understand 802.11n, MIMO, and protocols developed to support WLC architecture Use Cisco technologies to enhance wireless network reliability, resilience, and scalability while reducing operating expenses Safeguard your assets using Cisco Unified Wireless Network’s advanced security features Design wireless networks capable of serving as an enterprise’s primary or only access network and supporting advanced mobility services Utilize Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) to plan, deploy, monitor, troubleshoot, and report on wireless networks throughout their lifecycles Configure Cisco wireless LANs for multicasting Quickly troubleshoot problems with Cisco controller-based wireless LANs This book is part of the Cisco Press® Fundamentals Series. Books in this series introduce networking professionals to new networking technologies, covering network topologies, sample deployment concepts, protocols, and management techniques. Category: Wireless Covers: Cisco Controller-Based Wireless LANs

Cisco Wireless LAN Security

Author: Krishna Sankar

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 9781587051548

Category: Computers

Page: 419

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Secure your Wireless Local Area Network with guidance from an expert from Cisco Systems.

Cisco ISE for BYOD and Secure Unified Access

Author: Aaron Woland,Jamey Heary

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 0134586697

Category: Computers

Page: 912

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Fully updated: The complete guide to Cisco Identity Services Engine solutions Using Cisco Secure Access Architecture and Cisco Identity Services Engine, you can secure and gain control of access to your networks in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) world. This second edition of Cisco ISE for BYOD and Secure Unified Accesscontains more than eight brand-new chapters as well as extensively updated coverage of all the previous topics in the first edition book to reflect the latest technologies, features, and best practices of the ISE solution. It begins by reviewing today’s business case for identity solutions. Next, you walk through ISE foundational topics and ISE design. Then you explore how to build an access security policy using the building blocks of ISE. Next are the in-depth and advanced ISE configuration sections, followed by the troubleshooting and monitoring chapters. Finally, we go in depth on the new TACACS+ device administration solution that is new to ISE and to this second edition. With this book, you will gain an understanding of ISE configuration, such as identifying users, devices, and security posture; learn about Cisco Secure Access solutions; and master advanced techniques for securing access to networks, from dynamic segmentation to guest access and everything in between. Drawing on their cutting-edge experience supporting Cisco enterprise customers, the authors offer in-depth coverage of the complete lifecycle for all relevant ISE solutions, making this book a cornerstone resource whether you’re an architect, engineer, operator, or IT manager. · Review evolving security challenges associated with borderless networks, ubiquitous mobility, and consumerized IT · Understand Cisco Secure Access, the Identity Services Engine (ISE), and the building blocks of complete solutions · Design an ISE-enabled network, plan/distribute ISE functions, and prepare for rollout · Build context-aware security policies for network access, devices, accounting, and audit · Configure device profiles, visibility, endpoint posture assessments, and guest services · Implement secure guest lifecycle management, from WebAuth to sponsored guest access · Configure ISE, network access devices, and supplicants, step by step · Apply best practices to avoid the pitfalls of BYOD secure access · Set up efficient distributed ISE deployments · Provide remote access VPNs with ASA and Cisco ISE · Simplify administration with self-service onboarding and registration · Deploy security group access with Cisco TrustSec · Prepare for high availability and disaster scenarios · Implement passive identities via ISE-PIC and EZ Connect · Implement TACACS+ using ISE · Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot ISE and your entire Secure Access system · Administer device AAA with Cisco IOS, WLC, and Nexus

Designing and Deploying 802.11 Wireless Networks

A Practical Guide to Implementing 802.11n and 802.11ac Wireless Networks For Enterprise-Based Applications

Author: Jim Geier

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 0133891399

Category: Computers

Page: 600

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Designing and Deploying 802.11 Wireless Networks Second Edition A Practical Guide to Implementing 802.11n and 802.11ac Wireless Networks For Enterprise-Based Applications Plan, deploy, and operate high-performance 802.11ac and 802.11n wireless networks The new 802.11ac standard enables WLANs to deliver significantly higher performance. Network equipment manufacturers have refocused on 802.11ac- and 802.11n-compliant solutions, rapidly moving older versions of 802.11 toward “legacy” status. Now, there’s a complete guide to planning, designing, installing, testing, and supporting 802.11ac and 802.11n wireless networks in any environment, for virtually any application. Jim Geier offers practical methods, tips, and recommendations that draw on his decades of experience deploying wireless solutions and shaping wireless standards. He carefully introduces 802.11ac’s fundamentally different design, site survey, implementation, and network configuration techniques, helping you maximize performance and avoid pitfalls. Geier organizes each phase of WLAN deployment into clearly defined steps, making the entire planning and deployment process easy to understand and execute. He illuminates key concepts and methods through realistic case studies based on current Cisco products, while offering tips and techniques you can use with any vendor’s equipment. To build your skills with key tasks, you’ll find several hands-on exercises relying on free or inexpensive tools. Whether you’re deploying an entirely new wireless network or migrating from older equipment, this guide contains all the expert knowledge you’ll need to succeed. Jim Geier has 30 years of experience planning, designing, analyzing and implementing communications, wireless, and mobile systems. Geier is founder and Principal Consultant of Wireless-Nets, Ltd., providing wireless analysis and design services to product manufacturers. He is also president, CEO, and co-founder of Health Grade Networks, providing wireless network solutions to hospitals, airports, and manufacturing facilities. His books include the first edition of Designing and Deploying 802.11n Wireless Networks (Cisco Press); as well as Implementing 802.1X Security Solutions and Wireless Networking Handbook. Geier has been active in the IEEE 802.11 Working Group and Wi-Fi Alliance; has chaired the IEEE Computer Society (Dayton Section) and various conferences; and served as expert witness in patent litigation related to wireless and cellular technologies. Review key 802.11 concepts, applications, markets, and technologies Compare ad hoc, mesh, and infrastructure WLANs and their components Consider the impact of radio signal interference, security vulnerabilities, multipath propagation, roaming, and battery limitations Thoroughly understand today’s 802.11 standards in the context of actual network deployment and support Plan your deployment: scoping, staffing, schedules, budgets, risks, feasibility analysis, and requirements Architect access networks and distribution system for maximum reliability, manageability, and performance Make the right tradeoffs and decisions to optimize range, performance, and roaming Secure WLANs via encryption, authentication, rogue AP detection, RF shielding, and policies Master design and site survey tools and methods for planning 802.11ac networks and migrations Efficiently install and test any 802.11ac or 802.11n wireless network Establish specialized support for wireless networks, including help desk operations Systematically troubleshoot connectivity, performance, and roaming issues Design efficient mesh networks and city-wide deployments

CCIE Wireless Exam (350-050) Quick Reference

Author: Roger Nobel,Federico Ziliotto,Federico Lovison,Fabian Riesen,Erik Vangrunderbeek

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 0132168286

Category: Computers

Page: 100

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As a final exam preparation tool, the CCIE Wireless (350-050) Quick Reference provides a concise review of all objectives on the new written exam. The short eBook provides readers with detailed, graphical-based information, highlighting only the key topics in cram-style format. With this document as your guide, you will review topics on concepts and commands that apply to this exam. This fact-filled Quick Reference allows you to get all-important information at a glance, helping you focus your study on areas of weakness and enhancing your memory retention of essential exam concepts. The Cisco CCIE Wireless certification assesses and validates broad theoretical knowledge of wireless networking and a solid understanding of wireless LAN technologies from Cisco. The written exam is a two-hour, multiple choice test with 90-110 questions that will validate that professionals have the expertise to plan, design, implement, operate and troubleshoot Enterprise WLAN networks.

CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide (CCNA IUWNE 640-721)

Author: Brandon Carroll

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781587056192

Category: Computers

Page: 504

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CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide Master IUWNE 640-721 exam topics with the official study guide Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes Review key concepts with Exam Preparation Tasks Practice with realistic exam questions on the CD-ROM CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide is a best of breed Cisco® exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNA® Wireless IUWNE exam. Senior instructor Brandon Carroll shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks sections help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful testing engine that allows you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, presenting question-by-question remediation to the text and laying out a complete study plan for review. Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining. Brandon James Carroll is one of the country’s leading instructors for Cisco security technologies, teaching classes that include the CCNA, CCNP®, CCSP® courses, a number of the CCVP® courses, as well as custom-developed courseware. In his eight years with Ascolta, Brandon has developed and taught many private Cisco courses for companies such as Boeing, Intel, and Cisco. He is a CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, and a certified Cisco instructor. Brandon is the author of Cisco Access Control Security. The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the IUWNE exam, including: WLAN RF principles WLAN technologies and topologies Antennae concepts 802.11 protocols Wireless media access Wired to wireless network packet delivery Cisco Unified Wireless Networks basic architecture Controller discovery, association, and configuration Adding mobility with roaming Migrating standalone AP to LWAPP Mobility Express architecture Wireless clients Installing and configuring the WCS Securing, maintaining, and troubleshooting wireless networks Companion CD-ROM The CD-ROM contains an electronic copy of the book and more than 150 practice questions for the IUWNE exam. This volume is part of the Exam Certification Guide Series from Cisco Press®. Books in this series provide officially developed exam preparation materials that offer assessment, review, and practice to help Cisco Career Certification candidates identify weaknesses, concentrate their study efforts, and enhance their confidence as exam day nears. Category: Cisco Press—Cisco Certification Covers: IUWNE exam 640-721

CCNP Security SISAS 300-208 Official Cert Guide

Author: Aaron T. Woland,Christoffer Heffner,Kevin Redmon

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 1587144263

Category: Computers

Page: 928

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CCNP Security SISAS 300-208 Official Cert Guide is a comprehensive self-study tool for preparing for the latest CCNP Security SISAS 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 CCNP Security 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, including: Pre-chapter quiz - These quizzes allow readers to assess their knowledge of the chapter content and decide how much time to spend on any given section. Foundation Topics - These sections make up the majority of the page count, explaining concepts, configurations, with emphasis on the theory and concepts, and with linking the theory to the meaning of the configuration commands. Key Topics - Inside the Foundation Topics sections, every figure, table, or list that should absolutely be understood and remembered for the exam is noted with the words Key Topic in the margin. This tool allows the reader to quickly review the most important details in each chapter. Exam Preparation - This ending section of each chapter includes three additional features for review and study, all designed to help the reader remember the details as well as to get more depth. Readers will be instructed to review key topics from the chapter, complete tables and lists from memory, and define key terms. Final Preparation Chapter - This final chapter details a set of tools and a study plan to help readers complete their preparation for the exams. CD-ROM Practice Test - The companion CD-ROM contains a set of customizable practice tests.

Programming and Automating Cisco Networks

A guide to network programmability and automation in the data center, campus, and WAN

Author: Ryan Tischer,Jason Gooley

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 0134436768

Category: Computers

Page: 368

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Improve operations and agility in any data center, campus, LAN, or WAN Today, the best way to stay in control of your network is to address devices programmatically and automate network interactions. In this book, Cisco experts Ryan Tischer and Jason Gooley show you how to do just that. You’ll learn how to use programmability and automation to solve business problems, reduce costs, promote agility and innovation, handle accelerating complexity, and add value in any data center, campus, LAN, or WAN. The authors show you how to create production solutions that run on or interact with Nexus NX-OS-based switches, Cisco ACI, Campus, and WAN technologies.You’ll learn how to use advanced Cisco tools together with industry-standard languages and platforms, including Python, JSON, and Linux. The authors demonstrate how to support dynamic application environments, tighten links between apps and infrastructure, and make DevOps work better. This book will be an indispensable resource for network and cloud designers, architects, DevOps engineers, security specialists, and every professional who wants to build or operate high-efficiency networks. Drive more value through programma­bility and automation, freeing resources for high-value innovation Move beyond error-prone, box-by-box network management Bridge management gaps arising from current operational models Write NX-OS software to run on, access, or extend your Nexus switch Master Cisco’s powerful on-box automation and operation tools Manage complex WANs with NetConf/Yang, ConfD, and Cisco SDN Controller Interact with and enhance Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Build self-service catalogs to accelerate application delivery Find resources for deepening your expertise in network automation

CCNA Wireless 640-722 Official Cert Guide

Author: David Hucaby

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 013344578X

Category: Computers

Page: 544

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Trust the best-selling Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. They are built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam. Master Cisco CCNA Wireless 640-722 exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks This is the eBook edition of the CCNA Wireless 640-722 Official Certification Guide. This eBook does not include the companion CD-ROM with practice exam that comes with the print edition. CCNA Wireless 640-722 Official Certification Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. CCNA Wireless 640-722 Official Certification Guide focuses specifically on the objectives for the Cisco CCNA Wireless 640-722 exam. Expert network architect David Hucaby (CCIE No. 4594) shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNA Wireless 640-722 exam, including the following: RF signals, modulation, and standards Antennas WLAN topologies, configuration, and troubleshooting Wireless APs CUWN architecture Controller configuration, discovery, and maintenance Roaming Client configuration RRM Wireless security Guest networks WCS network management Interference CCNA Wireless 640-722 Official Certification Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.

CWSP Certified Wireless Security Professional Official Study Guide

Exam PW0-204

Author: David D. Coleman,David A. Westcott,Bryan E. Harkins,Shawn M. Jackman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470619643

Category: Computers

Page: 696

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Sybex is now the official publisher for Certified Wireless Network Professional, the certifying vendor for the CWSP program. This guide covers all exam objectives, including WLAN discovery techniques, intrusion and attack techniques, 802.11 protocol analysis. Wireless intrusion-prevention systems implementation, layer 2 and 3 VPNs used over 802.11 networks, and managed endpoint security systems. It also covers enterprise/SMB/SOHO/Public-Network Security design models and security solution implementation, building robust security networks, wireless LAN management systems, and much more.

CCNA Wireless 200-355 Official Cert Guide

Author: David Hucaby

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 0134307178

Category: Computers

Page: 608

View: 7280

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Trust the best selling Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. This series is built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam. Master Cisco CCNA Wireless 200-355 exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks This is the eBook edition of the CCNA Wireless 200-355 Official Cert Guide. This eBook does not include the companion DVD with practice exam that comes with the print edition. CCNA Wireless 200-355 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test-preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. CCNA Wireless 200-355 Official Cert Guide focuses specifically on the objectives for the Cisco CCNA WIFUND exam. Leading network engineer and best-selling Cisco certification author David Hucaby shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNA WIFUND 200-355 exam, including RF signals, modulations, standards, and performance Antenna theory Wireless LAN topologies and 802.11 frame types Wireless AP coverage planning Cisco wireless architectures Autonomous, cloud, and controller-based deployments Controller discovery, roaming, and RRM Wireless security WLAN configuration Wireless guest network implementation Client connectivity Cisco wireless network management Troubleshooting interference and connectivity CCNA Wireless 200-355 Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/index.html.

Cisco LAN Switching (CCIE Professional Development series)

Author: Kennedy Clark,Kevin Hamilton

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 0672334259

Category: Computers

Page: 960

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This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version. The most complete guide to Cisco Catalyst(r) switch network design, operation, and configuration Master key foundation topics such as high-speed LAN technologies, LAN segmentation, bridging, the Catalyst command-line environment, and VLANs Improve the performance of your campus network by utilizing effective Cisco Catalyst design, configuration, and troubleshooting techniques Benefit from the most comprehensive coverage of Spanning-Tree Protocol, including invaluable information on troubleshooting common Spanning Tree problems Master trunking concepts and applications, including ISL, 802.1Q, LANE, and MPOA Understand when and how to utilize Layer 3 switching techniques for maximum effect Understand Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching configuration with the Catalyst 6000 family, including coverage of the powerful MSFC Native IOS Mode Cisco LAN Switchingprovides the most comprehensive coverage of the best methods for designing, utilizing, and deploying LAN switching devices and technologies in a modern campus network. Divided into six parts, this book takes you beyond basic switching concepts by providing an array of proven design models, practical implementation solutions, and troubleshooting strategies. Part I discusses important foundation issues that provide a context for the rest of the book, including Fast and Gigabit Ethernet, routing versus switching, the types of Layer 2 switching, the Catalyst command-line environment, and VLANs. Part II presents the most detailed discussion of Spanning-Tree Protocol in print, including common problems, troubleshooting, and enhancements, such as PortFast, UplinkFast, BackboneFast, and PVST+. Part III examines the critical issue of trunk connections, the links used to carry multiple VLANs through campus networks. Entire chapters are dedicated to LANE and MPOA. Part IV addresses advanced features, such as Layer 3 switching, VTP, and CGMP and IGMP. Part V covers real-world campus design and implementation issues, allowing you to benefit from the collective advice of many LAN switching experts. Part VI discusses issues specific to the Catalyst 6000/6500 family of switches, including the powerful Native IOS Mode of Layer 3 switching. Several features in Cisco LAN Switchingare designed to reinforce concepts covered in the book and to help you prepare for the CCIE exam. In addition to the practical discussion of advanced switching issues, this book also contains case studies that highlight real-world design, implementation, and management issues, as well as chapter-ending review questions and exercises. This book is part of the Cisco CCIE Professional Development Series from Cisco Press, which offers expert-level instruction on network design, deployment, and support methodologies to help networking professionals manage complex networks and prepare for CCIE exams.

Cisco 802.11 Wireless Networking Quick Reference

Author: Toby J. Velte,Anthony T. Velte

Publisher: Cisco Systems

ISBN: 9781587052279

Category: Computers

Page: 270

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A handy resource for network engineers and administrators working with Cisco wireless technologies covers the fundamentals of designing, deploying, managing, optimizing, and troubleshooting a wireless network, furnishing easy-to-understand explanations and guidelines, description and analysis of Cisco wireless LAN devices, configuration essentials, and tuning and performance management. Original. (Intermediate)

Attack Your Day!

Before It Attacks You

Author: Mark Woods,Trapper Woods

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0133352870

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 210

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Smarter time management for a whole new world: faster, more flexible, and easier! Mark Woods' activity-based Attack Your Day system has helped thousands of individuals supercharge their productivity – in work and business, in school, and throughout their personal lives. Now, it's your turn! Attack Your Day's five crucial "activity management" skills and 101 productivity strategies can help you achieve unprecedented levels of effectiveness, as you move relentlessly towards achieving your most important goals in life. You'll learn how to dramatically improve the way you choose and prioritize your activities… organize your day so it's inherently more productive… make sure the most important tasks get done… overcome procrastination once and for all… know how and when to "turn on a dime" in response to events, without sacrificing focus or efficiency… learn how and when to say NO to interruptions. You're always doing "something": make sure you're doing the right things at the right times the right way, and you can transform your life!

How Wireless Works

Author: Preston Gralla,Eric Lindley

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 9780789733443

Category: Computers

Page: 259

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This book features stunning four-colour illustrations, taking readers through the inner-workings of wireless.

IPv6 for Enterprise Networks

Author: Shannon McFarland,Muninder Sambi,Nikhil Sharma,Sanjay Hooda

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781587142314

Category: Computers

Page: 504

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IPv6 for Enterprise Networks The practical guide to deploying IPv6 in campus, WAN/branch, data center, and virtualized environments Shannon McFarland, CCIE® No. 5245 Muninder Sambi, CCIE No. 13915 Nikhil Sharma, CCIE No. 21273 Sanjay Hooda, CCIE No. 11737 IPv6 for Enterprise Networks brings together all the information you need to successfully deploy IPv6 in any campus, WAN/branch, data center, or virtualized environment. Four leading Cisco IPv6 experts present a practical approach to organizing and executing your large-scale IPv6 implementation. They show how IPv6 affects existing network designs, describe common IPv4/IPv6 coexistence mechanisms, guide you in planning, and present validated configuration examples for building labs, pilots, and production networks. The authors first review some of the drivers behind the acceleration of IPv6 deployment in the enterprise. Next, they introduce powerful new IPv6 services for routing, QoS, multicast, and management, comparing them with familiar IPv4 features and behavior. Finally, they translate IPv6 concepts into usable configurations. Up-to-date and practical, IPv6 for Enterprise Networks is an indispensable resource for every network engineer, architect, manager, and consultant who must evaluate, plan, migrate to, or manage IPv6 networks. Shannon McFarland, CCIE No. 5245, is a Corporate Consulting Engineer for Cisco serving as a technical consultant for enterprise IPv6 deployment and data center design with a focus on application deployment and virtual desktop infrastructure. For more than 16 years, he has worked on large-scale enterprise campus, WAN/branch, and data center network design and optimization. For more than a decade, he has spoken at IPv6 events worldwide, including Cisco Live. Muninder Sambi, CCIE No. 13915, is a Product Line Manager for Cisco Catalyst 4500/4900 series platform, is a core member of the Cisco IPv6 development council, and a key participant in IETF’s IPv6 areas of focus. Nikhil Sharma, CCIE No. 21273, is a Technical Marketing Engineer at Cisco Systems where he is responsible for defining new features for both hardware and software for the Catalyst 4500 product line. Sanjay Hooda, CCIE No. 11737, a Technical Leader at Cisco, works with embedded systems, and helps to define new product architectures. His current areas of focus include high availability and messaging in large-scale distributed switching systems. n Identify how IPv6 affects enterprises n Understand IPv6 services and the IPv6 features that make them possible n Review the most common tranisition mechanisms including dual-stack (IPv4/IPv6) networks, IPv6 over IPv4 tunnels, and IPv6 over MPLS n Create IPv6 network designs that reflect proven principles of modularity, hierarchy, and resiliency n Select the best implementation options for your organization n Build IPv6 lab environments n Configure IPv6 step-by-step in campus, WAN/branch, and data center networks n Integrate production-quality IPv6 services into IPv4 networks n Implement virtualized IPv6 networks n Deploy IPv6 for remote access n Manage IPv6 networks efficiently and cost-effectively This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press®, which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers.

Network Programmability and Automation

Skills for the Next-Generation Network Engineer

Author: Jason Edelman,Scott S. Lowe,Matt Oswalt

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491931310

Category: Computers

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Like sysadmins before them, network engineers are finding that they cannot do their work manually anymore. As the field faces new protocols, technologies, delivery models, and a pressing need for businesses to be more agile and flexible, network automation is becoming essential. This practical guide shows network engineers how to use a range of technologies and tools—including Linux, Python, JSON, and XML—to automate their systems through code. Network programming and automation will help you simplify tasks involved in configuring, managing, and operating network equipment, topologies, services, and connectivity. Through the course of the book, you’ll learn the basic skills and tools you need to make this critical transition. This book covers: Python programming basics: data types, conditionals, loops, functions, classes, and modules Linux fundamentals to provide the foundation you need on your network automation journey Data formats and models: JSON, XML, YAML, and YANG for networking Jinja templating and its applicability for creating network device configurations The role of application programming interfaces (APIs) in network automation Source control with Git to manage code changes during the automation process How Ansible, Salt, and StackStorm open source automation tools can be used to automate network devices Key tools and technologies required for a Continuous Integration (CI) pipeline in network operations