This easy-to-follow text/reference presents a practical guide to the configuration of Cisco routers, from tasks for beginners to advanced operations. The work starts with the simple step-by-step task of connecting the router and performing basic configuration, before building up to complex and sensitive operations such as router IOS upgrade and Site-to-Site VPNs. This updated and expanded new edition has been enhanced with a more detailed treatment of each topic, supported by a set of training scenarios to test the readers’ skills.
Topics and features:
Presents a uniquely accessible style, addressing router users’ everyday configuration needs without requiring a detailed knowledge of the underlying theoryDiscusses basic configuration, domestic duties, standard and advanced routing, WAN technologies, security, router management, remote connectivity, and practical tipsExplains in detail the steps required to configure different protocols on Cisco routers, outlining when it would be necessary to invoke each procedureIncludes coverage of MPLS, multicasting, GRE, HSRP, reflexive and timed-access lists, and configuration steps for IPv6 (NEW)Provides an extensive selection of training scenarios, designed to offer hands-on practice in the relevant tasks (NEW)
This must-have collection of “how-to” instructions will prove to be an invaluable reference to anyone seeking to learn about Cisco routers configuration, whether they be field network engineers handling Cisco routers, or students working on Cisco routers in their labs.
Dr. Mohammed M. Alani is Provost and Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at Al-Khawarizmi International College, Abu Dhabi, UAE. His other publications include the Springer titles Elements of Cloud Computing Security, and Guide to OSI and TCP/IP Models.