Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 15, 2012
At the top of this year’s holiday wish list for busy IT professionals is the new book by tech expert Don R. Crawley – The Accidental Administrator®: Cisco Router Step-by-Step Configuration Guide [ISBN: 978-0983660729]. With more than 35 years of technology experience and 17 years as a technical trainer in the Accidental Administrator® book series, the Cisco Router Step-by-Step Configuration Guide is Crawley’s fifth book for IT professionals. The book is packed with practical tips for configuring Cisco routers. In simple, logical language the author explains how to deploy and operate a Cisco router, from initial setup to configuring a VPN. It includes more than 30 user-friendly interactive exercises, dozens of screen captures and numerous step-by-step examples of how to setup a Cisco router. Crawley’s new guide skips the theory and confusing jargon while taking an easier, straightforward approach that will benefit the busy and often overworked IT professional.
The Accidental Administrator®: Cisco Router Step-by-Step Configuration Guide shows the IT professional how to deploy and operate the Cisco router in just minutes. No other book delivers Crawley’s easy-to-learn approach for how to set up Cisco routers and the reader will quickly benefit from his decades of teaching and consulting on Cisco network devices. All of the nitty-gritty essentials are covered in the chapters, which include:
- Understanding the Fundamentals of the Cisco Router
- Understanding the OSI Reference Model
- Fundamentals of TCP/IP
- Backing Up and Restoring Configurations
- Monitoring Your Router
- Configuring and Deploying DHCP
- Network Address Translation
- Routing Protocols and Procedures
- Remote Router Control
- Understanding Cisco IPv4 Access-Control Lists
- Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
- Understanding and Configuring Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
- Cisco Router Security Fundamentals
The Accidental Administrator®: Cisco Router Step-by-Step Configuration Guide MSRP is $50.00 and it can be purchased in paperback at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other resellers, as well as a Kindle edition at Amazon. Visit http://www.soundtraining.net/bookstore for purchasing information. This book also is supported by a dedicated web page and free online videos at http://www.soundtraining.net/videos. Free review copies of the new guide are available immediately for media professionals.
About the Author – Don R. Crawley
Don R. Crawley, CCNA Security, IPv6 Silver-Certified Engineer, and Linux+, shares his 35 years of technology experience and 17 years as a technical trainer in the Accidental Administrator® book series. Don is the author of The Compassionate Geek: Mastering Customer Service for IT Professionals, Tweeting Linux: 140 Linux Configuration Commands Explained in 140 Characters or Less, and two other Accidental Administrator® titles. In addition, he is President/Chief Technologist at soundtraining.net, the Seattle-based firm providing learning resources and accelerated training for IT professionals on Cisco and Linux products, as well as workplace skills for IT pros.