CCNP Routing and Switching SWITCH 300-115 Official Cert Guide

Cisco Press
David Hucaby  
Total pages
December 2014
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CCNP Routing and Switching SWITCH 300-115 Official Cert Guide from Cisco Press enables you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. Expert engineer David Hucaby shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills.


  • Pre-chapter quiz – These quizzes allow readers to assess their knowledge of the chapter content and decide how much time to spend on any given section.
  • Foundation Topics – These sections make up the majority of the page count, explaining concepts, configurations, with emphasis on the theory and concepts, and with linking the theory to the meaning of the configuration commands.
  • Key Topics – Inside the Foundation Topics sections, every figure, table, or list that should absolutely be understood and remembered for the exam is noted with the words “Key Topic” in the margin. This tool allows the reader to quickly review the most important details in each chapter.
  • Exam Preparation – This ending section of each chapter includes three additional features for review and study, all designed to help the reader remember the details as well as to get more depth. Readers will be instructed to review key topics from the chapter, complete tables and lists from memory, and define key terms.
  • Final Preparation Chapter—This final chapter details a set of tools and a study plan to help readers complete their preparation for the exams. 

New to this Edition

Content will be updated to align to the new SWITCH exam to be released in 2014.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Enterprise Campus Network Design Chapter 2 Switch Operation
  • Chapter 3 Switch Port Configuration
  • Chapter 4 VLANs and Trunks
  • Chapter 5 VLAN Trunking Protocol
  • Chapter 6 Traditional Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Chapter 7 Spanning-Tree Configuration
  • Chapter 8 Protecting the Spanning Tree Protocol Topology
  • Chapter 9 Advanced Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Chapter 10 Aggregating Switch Links
  • Chapter 11 Multilayer SwitchingChapter 12 Configuring DHCP
  • Chapter 13 Logging Switch Activity
  • Chapter 14 Managing Switches with SNMP
  • Chapter 15 Monitoring Performance with IP SLA
  • Chapter 16 Using Port Mirroring to Monitor Traffic Chapter 17 Understanding High Availability
  • Chapter 18 Layer 3 High Availability Chapter 19 Securing Switch Access
  • Chapter 20 Securing VLANs
  • Chapter 21 Preventing Spoofing Attacks
  • Chapter 22 Managing Switch Users Chapter 23 Final Preparation
  • Part IX Appendixes
  • Appendix A Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes
  • Appendix B Exam Updates
  • Glossary


David Hucaby, CCIE No. 4594, is a lead network engineer for the University of Kentucky, where he works with a large healthcare network based on the Cisco product lines. David holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky. He is the author of several Cisco Press titles, including CCNA Wireless Cert Guide, Cisco ASA, PIX, and FWSM Firewall Handbook, Second Edition; Cisco Firewall Video Mentor; and Cisco LAN Switching Video Mentor. David lives in Kentucky with his wife, Marci, and two daughters.