CCNA ICND2 640-816 Official Cert Guide, 3/e - Wendell Odom

CCNA ICND2 640-816 Official Cert Guide, 3/e

By Wendell Odom

  • Release Date: 2011-10-07
  • Genre: Computers


This is the eBook version of the printed book.

Learn, prepare, and practice for exam success
Master CCNA ICND2 exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzesReview key concepts with exam preparation tasksPractice with realistic exam questions on the DVD
Includes free CCNA Network Simulator labs

CCNA ICND2 640-816 Official Cert Guide, Third Edition is a best of breed Cisco exam study guide. Best-selling author and expert instructor Wendell Odom shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. The book presents you with an organized test preparation  routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. The master table of exam topics makes referencing easy. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. A final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan. Special troubleshooting sections help you master the complex scenarios you will face on the exam.

This new edition has been updated to refresh the content, add new exercises, and enhance certain topics that are key to understanding for success on the CCNA exams. Chapters on VLSM, route summarization, and IP access control lists have been completely revised. In addition the book contains new practice exercises for all three of these topics to help reinforce the concepts and increase computation speed for exam preparation.

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

CCNA ICND2 640-816 Official Cert Guide, Third Edition is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit

Wendell Odom, CCIE No. 1624, is the most respected author of Cisco networking books in the world. His past titles include books on the entry-level Cisco certifications (CCENT and CCNA), the more advanced CCNP, and the industry-renowned CCIE. His books are known for their technical depth and accuracy. Wendell has worked as a network engineer, consultant, instructor, course developer, and book author, and he has produced videos, software, and blogs related to Cisco certifications. His website with links to various study tools and resources is at

The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNA ICND2 exam, including
VLANs and Spanning Tree ProtocolStatic and connected routesVLSM and route summarizationIP Access Control Lists (ACLs)Routing protocol theoryOSPF and EIGRPTroubleshootingPoint-to-point WANS and Frame RelayFrame RelayVirtual Private Networks (VPNs)Network Address Translation (NAT)IPv6