This book is not designed to be a general networking topics book, although it can be used for that purpose. This
book is intended to tremendously increase your chances of passing the CCNP Remote Access exam. Although other
objectives can be achieved from using this book, the book is written with one goal in mind: to help you pass the
So why should you want to pass the CCNP Remote Access exam? Because it’s one of the milestones towards
getting the CCNP certification; no small feat in itself.
he new Cisco certifications reach beyond the popular certifications,
such as the MCSE and CNE, to provide you with an indispensable factor in
understanding today’s network—insight into the Cisco world of internetworking.
This book is intended to help you continue on your exciting new
path toward obtaining CCNP and CCIE certification. Before reading this
book, you should have at least read the
CCNA: Cisco Certified Network
Associate Study Guide
(Sybex, 2000). While you can take the CCNP tests in
any order, you should pass the CCNA exam before pursuing your CCNP.
This book is intended to help you continue on your exciting path
toward obtaining your CCIE certification. Before reading this book, it is
important to have at least read the Sybex CCNA: Cisco Certified Network
Associate Study Guide, as well as the Sybex CCNP: Routing Study Guide,
CCNP: Support Study Guide, CCNP: Switching Study Guide, and CCNP:
Remote Access Study Guide. You should have also considered completing
your CCNP (although that is not a requirement to obtain your CCIE).