Sybex CCNA Text Editions

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All,

I'm studying for CCNA certification using Sybex's guide by Todd Lammle.

The book I have is the fourth edition. I see that the most recent one is
the fifth edition.

Is there anywhere I can find out the differences between the editions?
I'd rather not have to buy it again!

Also, a customer review of Todd's text on Amazon stated that, although
the 1900 switch configuration is covered in the text, this model has
been dropped from the exam. Is this correct?

Cheers,

--
Chris M.


Re: Sybex CCNA Text Editions


Yes. The 1900 has been replaced with the 2950. This means different way
of configuring vlans, and using dot1q trunking instead of isl. This
happened about two years ago, so it sounds like you've been sitting on
that book for a while!

I don't like Lammle's style, but many people find Cisco Press' books
too dry - so pick whichever suits you. You could get through I'd be
investing the $50 or so in some updated material though. Odom's CCNA
series (not perfect, but got me through - get the errata from
ciscopress.com) is about this price.

(Amazon.com product link shortened)

Matt



Re: Sybex CCNA Text Editions


yamahasw40 wrote:
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Thanks Matt,

Yeah, I've had the book about a year - it covers both the 1900 and the 2950.
:)

--
Chris M.


Re: Sybex CCNA Text Editions


In that case, pull the CCNA exam white paper off
http://www.cisco.com/go/certification, and use the book you've got. I
don't think there'll be that much difference, as long as you cover
everything on the list.

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