PacktLib: Packet Tracer Network Simulator

Packet Tracer Network Simulator

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Getting Started with Packet Tracer

Protocols supported by Packet Tracer

Installing Packet Tracer

Interface overview

Creating a simple topology

Summary

Network Devices

Cisco devices and Packet Tracer devices

Customizing devices with modules

Emulating WAN

Accessing the CLI

Summary

Generic IP End Devices

Desktops and laptops

Servers

Other end devices

Configuring end devices

Summary

Creating a Network Topology

Connecting devices

Testing connectivity with PDUs

Using the simulation mode

Clustering a topology

Summary

Navigating and Modifying the Physical Workspace

Creating cities, offices, and wiring closets

Moving devices physically

Managing cables and distances

Customizing icons and backgrounds

Summary

Configuring Routing with the CLI

Static routing

Dynamic routing protocols

The Routing table

Load sharing

Summary

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

What is BGP?

BGP versus dynamic routing protocols

Configuring BGP in Packet Tracer

Summary

IPv6 on Packet Tracer

Assigning IPv6 addresses

IPv6 static and dynamic routing

Using both IPv4 and IPv6

Summary

Setting Up a Wireless Network

Wireless devices and modules

Wireless networks and physical workspaces

Summary

Configuring VLANs and Trunks

Creating VLANs and VTP domains

InterVLAN routing with routers and layer 3 switches

Switch-to-switch trunk links

Analyzing broadcasts in the simulation mode

Summary

Creating Packet Tracer Assessments

The welcome screen and instructions

The initial network

The answer network

Testing the activity

Summary

Index