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Cisco Router Configuration Handbook, 2nd Edition

By David Hucaby, Steve McQuerry, Andrew Whitaker

Published by Cisco Press

Published Date: Jun 30, 2010


Fast answers and reliable solutions for all widely-used Cisco router features - all in one time-saving guide


  • Organized for maximum efficiency: describes actual commands and options in the sequence they should be used
  • Helps network pros eliminate time-consuming documentation searches
  • Extensive updates: IPv6, MPLS, AutoQoS, SIP, MGCP, voice troubleshooting, VPNs, security, and more
  • "At-a-glance" illustrations offer fast answers and easy double-checking

    Locating reliable Cisco router configuration command information can require extensive, time-consuming research. Cisco Router Configuration Handbook, 2/e, is the solution: a day-to-day reference to the most widely used Cisco router features and configurations. Straight from Cisco experts, it covers every facet of router configuration, including fundamentals, network protocols, packet processing, voice/telephony, security, and more. This book is organized for maximum efficiency. Related features are covered together, and features and options are covered in the sequence in which they are typically used. Shaded tabs mark each section for quick reference. Information on each feature, technology, or protocol is presented in a concise one- or two-page format, with sections presenting quick facts, configuration information, and step-by-step examples, including both required and optional commands. Simply put, this book brings together all the Cisco routing configuration information most network professionals will ever need - and organizes it more efficiently than any other resource.

    Table of Contents

    Part I: Configuration Fundamentals
    Chapter 1. Configuration Basics
    Chapter 2. Interface Configuration
    Chapter 3. Dial Solutions
    Part II: Network Protocols
    Chapter 5. IPv4 Addressing and Services
    Chapter 6.  IPv6 Addressing and Services
    Chapter 7. Access Lists and Regular Expressions
    Chapter 8. IP Unicast Routing Protocols
    Chapter 9 IP Multicast Routing
    Chapter 10. IP Route Processing
    Chapter 11 MultiProtocol Label Switching (MPLS)
    Part III: Packet Processing
    Chapter 12. Quality of Service
    Chapter 13. Cisco IOS Software Switching Services
    Part IV: Voice and Telephony
    Chapter 14. Voice and Telephony
    Part V: SecurityChapter
    Chapter 15. Router Security
    Chapter 16. Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
    Appendix A. Cisco IOS Software Release and Filename Conventions
    Appendix B. Cabling Quick Reference
    Appendix C. SNMP MIB Structure
    Appendix D. Password Recovery
    Appendix E. Configuration Register Settings
    Appendix F. Well-Known IP Protocol Numbers
    Appendix G. Well-Known IP Port Numbers
    Appendix H. ICMP Type and Code Numbers
    Appendix I. Well-Known IP Multicast Addresses
    Appendix J. Tool Command Language Scripting (TCL)
    Appendix K. Security Device Manager


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