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Introduction to Networks v6 Companion Guide, 1st edition

  • Cisco Networking Academy
Introduction to Networks v6 Companion Guide

ISBN-13: 9781587133602

Includes: Hardcover

1st edition

Published by Cisco Press (November 22nd 2016) - Copyright © 2017

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Introduction to Networks Companion Guide v6 is the official supplemental textbook for the Introduction to Networks course in the Cisco® Networking Academy® CCNA® Routing and Switching curriculum.

The course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, you will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

The Companion Guide is designed as a portable desk reference to use anytime, anywhere to reinforce the material from the course and organize your time.

The book’s features help you focus on important concepts to succeed in this course:

  • Chapter Objectives–Review core concepts by answering the focus questions listed at the beginning of each chapter
  • Key Terms–Refer to the lists of networking vocabulary introduced and highlighted in context in each chapter.
  • Glossary–Consult the comprehensive Glossary with more than 250 terms.
  • Summary of Activities and Labs–Maximize your study time with this complete list of all associated practice exercises at the end of each chapter.
  • Check Your Understanding–Evaluate your readiness with the end-ofchapter questions that match the style of questions you see in the online course quizzes. The answer key explains each answer.

How To–Look for this icon to study the steps you need to learn to perform certain tasks.

Interactive Activities–Reinforce your understanding of topics with dozens of exercises from the online course identified throughout the book with this icon.

Videos–Watch the videos embedded within the online course.

Packet Tracer Activities–Explore and visualize networking concepts using Packet Tracer. There are 40 exercises interspersed throughout the chapters and provided in the accompanying Labs & Study Guide book.

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Table of contents

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 Explore the Network
  • Chapter 2 Configure a Network Operating System 
  • Chapter 3 Network Protocols and Communications
  • Chapter 4 Network Access 
  • Chapter 5 Ethernet 
  • Chapter 6 Network Layer
  • Chapter 7 IP Addressing
  • Chapter 8 Subnetting IP Networks
  • Chapter 9 Transport Layer
  • Chapter 10 Application Layer
  • Chapter 11 Build a Small Network
  • Appendix A
  • Glossary   

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