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Table of Contents
                            Contents
Introduction
	CCNA Data Center 640-911 
Exam Objectives
	Assessment Test
	Answers to Assessment Test
Chapter 1: Understanding Basic Networking
	First Things First: What’s a Network?
		The Local Area Network (LAN)
	Common Network Components
		Workstations
		Wide Area Network (WAN)
		Network Architecture: Peer-to-Peer or Client/Server?
	Physical Network Topologies
		Bus Topology
		Star and Extended-Star Topology
		Ring Topology
		Mesh Topology
		Point-to-Point Topology
		Point-to-Multipoint Topology
		Hybrid Topology
	Topology Selection, Backbones, and Segments
		Selecting the Right Topology
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Lab
		Written Lab 1: LAN Topologies
	Review Questions
Chapter 2: Internetworking
	Internetworking Basics
	Internetworking Models
		The Layered Approach
		Advantages of Reference Models
	The OSI Reference Model
		The Application Layer
		The Presentation Layer
		The Session Layer
		The Transport Layer
		The Network Layer
		The Data Link Layer
		The Physical Layer
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Labs
		Written Lab 2.1: OSI Questions
		Written Lab 2.2: Defining the OSI Layers and Devices
		Written Lab 2.3: Identifying Collision and Broadcast Domains
	Review Questions
Chapter 3: Ethernet Technologies
	Ethernet Networks in Review
		Collision Domain
		Broadcast Domain
		CSMA/CD
		Half- and Full-Duplex Ethernet
		Ethernet at the Data Link Layer
		Ethernet at the Physical Layer
	Ethernet Cabling
		Straight-Through Cable
		Crossover Cable
		Rolled Cable
	Data Encapsulation
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Labs
		Written Lab 3.1: Binary/Decimal/Hexadecimal Conversion
		Written Lab 3.2: CSMA/CD Operations
		Written Lab 3.3: Cabling
		Written Lab 3.4: Encapsulation
	Review Questions
Chapter 4: TCP/IP DoD Model
	Introducing TCP/IP
		A Brief History of TCP/IP
	TCP/IP and the DoD Model
		The Process/Application Layer Protocols
		The Host-to-Host Layer Protocols
		The Internet Layer Protocols
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Lab 4
		Written Lab 4: Internet Protocol (IP) Stack
	Review Questions
Chapter 5: IP Addressing
	IPv4 Addressing
		IP Terminology
		The Hierarchical IP Addressing Scheme
		Private IP Addresses (RFC 1918)
	IPv4 Address Types
		Layer 2 Broadcasts
		Layer 3 Broadcasts
		Unicast Address
		Multicast Address
	IPv6 Addressing
		Why Do We Need IPv6?
		The Benefits and Uses of IPv6
		IPv6 Addressing and Expressions
		Address Types
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Labs
		Written Lab 5: TCP/IP
	Review Questions
Chapter 6: Easy Subnetting
	Subnetting Basics
		IP Subnet-Zero
		How to Create Subnets
		Subnet Masks
		Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)
		Subnetting Class C Addresses
		Subnetting Class B Addresses
		Subnetting Class A Addresses
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Labs
		Written Lab 6.1: Written Subnet Practice #1
		Written Lab 6.2: Written Subnet Practice #2
		Written Lab 6.3: Written Subnet Practice #3
	Review Questions
Chapter 7: Introduction to Nexus
	NX-OS Hardware
		SFP+ Transceivers
		Console Port
		Management Ports
		L1/L2 Ports
		Ethernet Port Names
		Expansion Modules
		Unified Ports
	NX-OS Software Overview
		NX-OS Architecture
		Process Recovery
		Conditional Services
	Virtualizing the Network
		Virtualizing Layer 2 Networks
		Virtualizing Interswitch Links
		Virtualizing Layer 3 Interfaces
		Virtualizing Routing Tables
		Virtualizing Devices
		Virtualizing Everything
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Labs
		Written Lab 7.1: Ports
		Written Lab 7.2: Virtualization
		Written Lab 7.3: Layers
		Written Lab 7.4: Nexus 1000V
		Written Lab 7.5: VRF and VDC
	Review Questions
Chapter 8: Configuring Nexus
	The NX-OS User Interface
		Connecting to a Nexus Device
		Bringing Up an NX-OS Device
	Command-Line Interface
		Entering the CLI
		Overview of NX-OS Modes
		CLI Prompts
		Editing and Help Features
		Gathering Basic Information
	Administrative Configurations
		Hostnames
		Setting Usernames and Passwords
		Descriptions
	Device Interfaces
		Bringing Up an Interface
		Creating a Switched Virtual Interface
		Switchport Settings
	Viewing, Saving, and Erasing Configurations
		Deleting the Configuration and Reloading the Device
		Verifying Your Configuration
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Lab 8.1
	Hands-on Labs
		Hands-on Lab 8.1: Erasing an Existing Configuration
		Hands-on Lab 8.2: Exploring User Exec and Configuration Modes
		Hands-on Lab 8.3: Using the Help and Editing Features
		Hands-on Lab 8.4: Saving an NX-OS Configuration
		Hands-on Lab 8.5: Setting the Hostname, Descriptions, and IP Address
	Review Questions
Chapter 9: IP Routing
	Routing Basics
	The IP Routing Process
		Testing Your IP Routing Understanding
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Lab 9
	Review Questions
Chapter 10: Routing Protocols
	Dynamic Routing
		Routing Protocol Basics
	Distance-Vector Routing Protocols
		Routing Information Protocol
		EIGRP Features and Operation
		Neighbor Discovery
		Route Discovery and Maintenance
		Open Shortest Path First Basics
		OSPF Terminology
	Configuring Routing Protocols
		Static Routes
		RIP
		EIGRP
		OSPF
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Lab 10
	Hands-on Labs 10
		Hands-on Lab 10.1: Setting up Ports for Labs
		Hands-on Lab 10.2: Configuring Static Routing
		Hands-on Lab 10.3: Configuring RIP Routing
		Hands-on Lab 10.4: Configuring EIGRP Routing
		Hands-on Lab 10.5: Configuring OSPF Routing
	Review Questions
Chapter 11: Layer 2 Switching Technologies
	Switching Services
		Limitations of Layer 2 Switching
		Bridging vs. LAN Switching
		The Key Three: Switch Functions at Layer 2
	VLAN Basics
		Broadcast Control
		Security
		Flexibility and Scalability
	Identifying VLANs
		Frame Tagging
		VLAN Identification Methods
	VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
		VTP Modes of Operation
		Where Did I Get My VLAN and VTP Databases?
	Configuring VLANs, VTP, and IVR
		Assigning Switch Ports to VLANs
		Configuring Trunk Ports
	Configuring VTP
		Configuring Inter-VLAN Routing
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Lab 11
	Hands-On Labs 11
		Hands-on Lab 11.1: Creating VLANs
		Hands-on Lab 11.2: Verifying VLANs
		Hands-on Lab 11.3: Assigning Switch Ports to VLANs
		Hands-on Lab 11.4: Creating and Verifying Trunk Links
	Review Questions
Chapter 12: Redundant Switched Technologies
	Spanning Tree Protocol
		Loop Avoidance
		Spanning Tree Terms
		Spanning Tree Operations
		Configuring Spanning Tree on Nexus
	LAN Port Channels
		Configuring and Verifying Port Channels
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Lab 12
	Hands-On Lab 12
	Review Questions
Chapter 13: Security
	Introduction to Access Lists
		Mitigating Security Issues with ACLs
		Wildcard Masking
	Extended Access Lists
		Extended Access List Example
		Named ACLs
		Configure Session
		Object Groups
	Summary
	Exam Essentials
	Written Lab 13
	Hands-on Lab
		Hands-on Lab 13.1: NX-OS IP Access Lists
	Review Questions
Appendix A: Answers to Written Labs
	Chapter 1: Understanding Basic Networking
		Answers to Written Lab 1
	Chapter 2: Internetworking
		Answers to Written Lab 2.1
		Answers to Written Lab 2.2
		Answers to Written Lab 2.3
	Chapter 3: Ethernet Technologies
		Answers to Written Lab 3.1
		Answers to Written Lab 3.2
		Answers to Written Lab 3.3
		Answers to Written Lab 3.4
	Chapter 4: TCP/IP DoD Model
	Chapter 5: IP Adressing
	Chapter 6: Easy Subnetting
		Answers to Written Lab 6.1
		Answers to Written Lab 6.2
		Answers to Written Lab 6.3
	Chapter 7: Introduction to Nexus
		Answers to Written Lab 7.1
		Answers to Written Lab 7.2
		Answers to Written Lab 7.3
		Answers to Written Lab 7.4
		Answers to Written Lab 7.5
	Chapter 8: Configuring Nexus
	Chapter 9: IP Routing
		Answers to Written Lab 9
	Chapter 10: Routing Protocols
	Chapter 11: Layer 2 Switching Technologies
	Chapter 12: Redundant Switched Technologies
	Chapter 13: Security
Appendix B: Answers to Review Questions
	Chapter 1: Understanding Basic Networking
	Chapter 2: Internetworking
	Chapter 3: Ethernet Technologies
	Chapter 4: TCP/IP DoD Model
	Chapter 5: IP Addressing
	Chapter 6: Easy Subnetting
	Chapter 7: Introduction to Nexus
	Chapter 8: Configuring Nexus
	Chapter 9: IP Routing
	Chapter 10: Routing Protocols
	Chapter 11: Layer 2 Switching Technologies
	Chapter 12: Redundant 
Switched Technologies
	Chapter 13: Security
Appendix C: About the Additional Study Tools
	Additional Study Tools
		Sybex Test Engine
		Electronic Flashcards
		Nexus Simulator
		PDF of Glossary of Terms
		Adobe Reader
	System Requirements
	Using the Study Tools
	Troubleshooting
		Customer Care
Index
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