CCDP certification skills include the following:
Designing complex routed LAN, routed WAN, and switched LAN
and ATM LANE networks
Building upon the base level of the CCDA technical knowledge
CCDPs must also demonstrate proficiency in the following:
Network-layer addressing in a hierarchical environment
Traffic management with access lists
Hierarchical network design
VLAN use and propagation
Performance considerations: required hardware and software; switch-
ing engines; memory, cost, and minimization
What Does This Book Cover?
This book covers everything you need to pass the CCNP Routing exam. It
teaches you how to configure and maintain Cisco routers in large internet-
work. Each chapter begins with a list of the topics covered, related to the
CCNP Routing test, so make sure to read them over before working through
Chapter 1 covers the introduction to large internetworks and how to clear
up network congestion. This chapter also covers the Cisco three-layer model
and how to use that when designing and maintaining your large routed inter-
network. The requirements needed to scale large internetworks are discussed
at the end of the chapter.
Chapter 2 covers the campus network and the basic fundamentals of rout-
ing. Both classful and classless routing are discussed, as well as the routing
protocols available with Cisco routers and the differences between them.
Chapter 3 covers advanced IP routing, including VLSM and route sum-
marization. This is important information to understand before reading the
OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP chapters.
Chapter 4 covers Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and how to configure
OSPF with Cisco routers.
Chapter 5 continues with OSPF, but with more advanced configurations,
such as multiple-area configurations.
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