This is a list of supplementary study materials usable for learning CCNP 642-902 - Route course and supporting following successful certification. They allow a deeper knowledge and support better orientation on selected topics. The contain links on externel Internet sources how I recommend it to my students during my CCNP lessons ofn our Cisco networking academy.
Main resources, of course, are following books:
Notes: Loki is a Python based framework implementing many packet generation and attack modules for Layer 3 protocols, including BGP, LDP, OSPF, VRRP and quite a few others.
A simple comparison of the nslookup command, the Microsoft DNS tool, and dig, the linux/win based command alternative.
The Security Device Manager, or SDM is possible to find on www.cisco.com on the following web link
The Cisco Connection online (CCO) user guest account is needed, which we may create for free.
Sometimes in my lab happens that students delete IOS of the switch from its flash. Unfortunately switches does not have rommon to realize quick IOS recovery over tftp. Only one way is over Xmodem.
Cat 2960 switchIOS recovery
To speed up the process of the recovery we may setup Xmodem speed to higher rate as default 9600 bits:
In this article I will configure, debug and shows the process of RIPv2 authentication.