Cisco Router Configuration and Troubleshooting

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New Riders, 2000 - Computers - 328 pages
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Cisco Router Configuration and Troubleshooting, 2nd Edition is a reference for you, the network and system administrator who finds yourself having to configure and maintain existing Cisco routers as well as get new hardware up and running. The authors begins by touching on the foundation behind routing technology: networks, protocols and hardware. Then they jump right into router configuration, discussing setup, local and wide area networking, security and monitoring. The troubleshooting section uses a fictitious company to illustrate the differenct scenarios and administrator might encounter. It includes situations that deal with Cisco routers and well as hardware from other companies, mimicking the heterogeneous environment most administrators face. The author also introduces a troubleshooting methodology to help you implement the suggested practices in the book. This section covers the physical and network layer, as well as the protocols involved in routing technologies.

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The OSI Reference Model
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Mark Tripod is Manager of the Internetworking Engineering Group at Exodus Communications, a leading provider of Internet systems and network management solutions for companies with mission-critical Internet operations. As part of his job, Mark designs, deploys, and maintains the national network infrastructure linking all of the Exodus Internet Data Centers; maintains and configures all external BGP peers; and advises on all backbone routing policies. Previously, Mark was a Senior Network Engineer for Pacific Bell where he designed and deployed its regional network infrastructure. He has worked in the Internet industry and with Cisco routers for more than six years. Mark likes to spend his spare time water skiing, swimming, and racing go-carts.

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