Essential information, almost impossible to find elsewhere, for every Cisco IOS (Internetwork Operating System) administrator. First IOS book by a CCIE, so readers can be sure they're getting expert and experienced advice. Designed to serve as a basic, day-to-day operations manual with an easy-to-use layout.
Move quickly through any given configuration of Cisco IOS-based routers...This comprehensive and easy-to-use reference provides invaluable information on Cisco's internetwork operating system (IOS) used by administrators to manage cisco equipment. From initial IOS setup through the most complex multi-protocol configurations, the
author shows how effortless it is for anyone with a basic
understanding of computer networking to move quickly through
day-to-day configuration tasks.
Cisco IOS Essentials contains all the simple-to-use instructions you'll need to configure and maintain a Cisco router. Beginning with a brief description of network routing and how the Cisco IOS fits into the big picture, the author then shows you how to configure and install a brand new Cisco router into an existing network. Task-oriented procedures for grouping the commands for configuring many IOS routing and bridging features are also provided.
The configuration of each network protocol, such as IP and IPX, is clearly explained through: A brief overview of how the protocol works; Descriptions of the commands needed to turn on and configure the protocol; Examples showing the implementation of the commands; Commands used to make sure everything is working properly.
Written by a veteran Cisco professional 9CCIE #2833), this reference contains the help you'll need with all common multi-protocol routing and bridging configurations from IP through VINES and WANS, plus the most convenient and comprehensive quick reference on all IOS commands available. Cisco IOS Essentials is both a tutorial for those new to the Cisco IOS as well as a basic reference for the more experienced IOS person. It is essential for Cisco administrators and network engineers who want to know the easy-and right-way to get their computers talking to each other using Cisco-based routers.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Introduction.
Chapter 2: Routing and Bridging Overview.
Chapter 3: Initial Configuration.
Chapter 4: IOS Command Line Interface.
Chapter 5: Examining IOS.
Chapter 6: General IOS Tasks.
Chapter 7: Configuring IP.
Chapter 8: Configuring IPX.
Chapter 9: Configuring AppleTalk.
Chapter 10: Configuring DECnet.
Chapter 11: Configuring VINES.
Chapter 12: Configuring Transparent Bridging.
Chapter 13: Configuring Frame Relay.
Chapter 14: Configuring SRB and DLSw.