This is the best fully integrated study system available. With hundreds of practice questions and hands-on exercises, CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching Study Guide with Boson NetSim Limited Edition covers what you need to kw - and shows you how to prepare - for these challenging exams. It offers: 100 per cent complete coverage of all official exam objectives; Exam Readiness checklist - you're ready for the exams when all objectives on the list are checked off; Inside the Exam sections in every chapter highlight key exam topics covered; Two-Minute Drills for quick review at the end of every chapter; and, step-by-Step exercises integrated with the Boson NetSim Limited Edition Simulated exam questions match the format, tone, topics, and difficulty of the real exam. It covers all the exam topics, including: Networks; OSI Reference Model; Layer 2 LAN Techlogies; Bridges and Switches; TCP/IP and the Internet Layer; IP Addressing and Subnetting; VLSM; TCP/IP and the Transport Layer; Sending and Receiving TCP/IP Packets; Cisco IOS Software; Initial Switch Configuration; VLANs and Trunks; Switches and Redundancy; Routers and Routing; Initial Router Configuration; IOS Device Management; Management Protocols for Cisco Devices; Basic Routing; OSPF Routing; EIGRP Routing; Access Control Lists; Address Translation; IPv6; WAN; Frame Relay. Electronic content includes: Boson NetSim Limited Edition with 18 simulated lab exercises; Boson Exam Engine with two CCNA practice exams; Hour+ of video training PDF copy of the book; Glossary in PDF format; System requirements for the Boson NetSim LE and the Boson Exam. Engine: Supported Operating Systems: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, NET Framework Microsoft .N ET Framework Version 4.0 , Processor 1-GHz Pentium processor or equivalent (Minimum); 3-GHz Pentium processor or equivalent (Recommended), RAM 512MB (Minimum); 2GB (Recommended) Hard Disk Up to 100MB of available space Display 1024x768, 256 colors (Minimum); 1024x768 high color, 32-bit (Recommended) and, Active Internet connection.
Richard Deal, CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, CCDP, is a certified Cisco instructor and author of Cisco PIX Firewalls and other books. His company, The Deal Group, provides network consulting and training services nationwide.