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CSPFA Exam Cram 2 (Exam 642-521)
By Daniel P. Newman
 
Publisher : Que
Pub Date : October 24, 2003
ISBN : 0-789-73023-5
Pages : 528


The Exam Cram Method of study focuses on exactly what you need to get certified now.

In this book you'll learn how to:

  • Configure PIX firewalls

  • Employ Adaptive Security Algorithm (ASA) functionality

  • Use Network Address Translation (NAT) and static mappings

  • Configure Virtual Private Networks (VPN) on the PIX firewall

  • Set up Cisco's PIX firewall failover features

  • Create and maintain access lists

  • Work with turbo access lists and object groups

  • Use Intrusion Detection System (IDS) features

  • Utilize the PIX Device Manager (PDM) GUI interface

  • Understand the PIX hardware and software environment

  • Use fixup protocols for advanced protocol handling and capabilities

  • Deploy Cut-Through Proxy, Virtual Telnet, and Virtual HTTP


   
  Table of Contents
  Index
  Examples
CSPFA Exam Cram 2 (Exam 642-521)
By Daniel P. Newman
 
Publisher : Que
Pub Date : October 24, 2003
ISBN : 0-789-73023-5
Pages : 528


                    
    Copyright
    The CSPFA Cram Sheet
      INTRODUCTION TO NETWORK SECURITY THREATS
      BASICS OF THE PIX FIREWALL
      SETTING UP A PIX FIREWALL
      TRANSLATIONS AND CONNECTIONS
      ACCESS CONTROL LISTS AND TRAFFIC CONTROL
      SYSTEM MANAGEMENT
      ADVANCED PROTOCOL HANDLING AND PIX FIREWALL FEATURES
      ATTACK GUARDS AND INTRUSION DETECTION
      AAA CONFIGURATION
      FAILOVER
      IPSEC AND VIRTUAL PRIVATE
      THE PIX DEVICE MANAGER
      ADVANCED MANAGEMENT
    A Note from Series Editor Ed Tittel
    About the Author
    About the Technical Editors
    Acknowledgments
    We Want to Hear from You!
    Introduction
      Taking a Certification Exam
      How to Prepare for an Exam
      About This Book
    Self-Assessment
      PIX Certification in the Real World
      Putting Yourself to the Test
      Assessing Readiness for the CSPFA Exam
      Onward, Through the Fog!
    Chapter 1.  Introduction to Cisco Certification
      The Exam Situation
      Exam Layout and Design
      Using Cisco's Exam Software Effectively
      Exam-taking Basics
      Question-handling Strategies
      Mastering the Inner Game
      Additional Resources
    Chapter 2.  Introduction to Network Security Threats
      Network Security Threats
      Three Types of Attacks
      The Secure Network
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 3.  Basics of the PIX Firewall
      Trusted, Untrusted, and DMZ Defined
      Areas of a Network
      Types of Firewall Filtering Technologies
      Cisco PIX Firewall Features
      ASA Security Rules
      PIX Firewall Models
      The Console Port and Basic Connection
      Software Licensing and Activation Keys
      Licensing
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 4.  Setting Up a PIX Firewall
      Factory Default Configurations
      CLI Administrative Access Modes
      Knowing the General Commands
      Viewing and Saving the Configuration
      The Six Basic Commands
      Using the Six Commands
      Working with the Trivial File Transfer Protocol
      Configuration Files
      Password Recovery
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 5.  Translations and Connections
      Transport Protocols (Layer 4)
      Private Addresses
      Address Translation
      Translation ( xlate ) and Connection (conn) Tables
      Outbound Traffic
      Inbound Traffic
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 6.  Access Control Lists and Traffic Control
      Controlling Traffic Coming In
      Controlling Traffic Going Out
      Turbo ACLs
      The Basics of Object Grouping
      ICMP Through the PIX Firewall
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 7.  System Management
      The Importance of the Date and Time
      Setting the Date and Time
      Network Time Protocol
      Accessing the PIX
      Simple Network Management Protocol
      Logging PIX Firewall Information
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 8.  Advanced Protocol Handling and PIX Firewall Features
      Problems with Advanced Protocols and ASA
      The Function of Fixups
      The File Transfer Protocol
      The Hypertext Transfer Protocol
      Remote Shell
      SQL*Net Protocol
      The Real Time Streaming Protocol
      Voice Over IP
      Web Traffic Filtering
      Filtering Java Applets and ActiveX Scripts
      The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
      The Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet
      Routing
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 9.  Attack Guards and Intrusion Detection
      Attack Guards
      Intrusion Detection System
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 10.  AAA Configuration
      Introduction to AAA Services
      AAA Server Protocols
      Cisco Secure Access Control Server
      Configuring AAA Services
      Downloadable Access Control Lists
      Authentication of Other Services and Authentication Issues
      General AAA Commands
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 11.  Failover
      Introduction to Failover
      Cable-based and LAN-based Configurations
      Hardware and Software Requirements
      Replication
      Failover Detection
      Fail Back
      Failover Configuration
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 12.  IPSec and Virtual Private Networks
      The Basics of VPN
      VPN Categories
      Types of VPNs
      Defining Hashing, Encryption, and Keys
      Internet Protocol Security
      Configuring an IPSec Site-to-Site Connection
      Testing and Troubleshooting IPSec
      Configuring Remote Access Client VPNs
      Scaling VPN Tunnels
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 13.  PIX Device Manager
      PIX PDM Requirements
      Installing the PDM
      Configuring an HTTP Server
      Connecting to the PDM
      Using the PDM to Configure the PIX Firewall
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 14.  Advance Management
      Advanced Management
      CiscoWorks
      CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution
      CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewall
      CiscoWorks Auto Update Server
      Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 15.  Sample Test 1
      Questions, Questions, Questions
      Picking Proper Answers
      Decoding Ambiguity
      Working Within the Framework
      Deciding What to Memorize
      Preparing for the Test
      Taking the Test
    Chapter 16.  Answer Key 1
    Chapter 17.  Sample Test 2
    Chapter 18.  Answer Key 2
    Appendix A.  Resources
    Appendix B.  What's on the CD-ROM
      The PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition Software
      An Exclusive Electronic Version of the Text
    Appendix C.  Using the PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition Software
      The Exam Simulation
      Question Quality
      The Interface Design
      The Effective Learning Environment
      Software Requirements
      Installing PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition
      Removing PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition from Your Computer
      How to Use the Software
      Contacting PrepLogic
      License Agreement
    Glossary
    Index