CCIE Practical Studies, Volume I
by Karl Solie
Publisher: Cisco Press 2001
Number of pages: 896
The book provides you with the knowledge to assemble and configure all the necessary hardware and software components required to model complex, Cisco internetworks based on the OSI reference model-from Layer 1 on up. Volume I covers physical access, modeling LAN and WAN data-link protocols such as Frame Relay, HDLC, PPP, ATM, Ethernet, and Token Ring. It details Cisco Catalyst platforms, including the Token Ring Catalyst 3924 and the Catalyst 35xx/5500/6500 family.
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