Must have books for CCIE

mirror51mirror51 Member Posts: 84 ■■■□□□□□□□
I have finished my CCNP and my future goal is CCIE.
I want to know that what the list of must have books , which i need for my way to CCIE



  • nicklauscombsnicklauscombs Member Posts: 885
    The Holy Grail of CCIE Books: Routing TCP/IP Volume I & II
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  • jamesp1983jamesp1983 Member Posts: 2,475 ■■■■□□□□□□
    Lan switching
    "Check both the destination and return path when a route fails." "Switches create a network. Routers connect networks."
  • SlowhandSlowhand Mod Posts: 5,161 Mod
    Cisco's recommended reading list for R&S, (assuming that's what you're doing,) isn't a bad place to start.

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  • sieffsieff Member Posts: 276
    CCIE Routing and Switching Exam Certification Guide, 3rd Edition (Odom, Healy, Mehta, ISBN# 158720196icon_cool.gif
    CCIE Practical Studies Volume I (Solie, ISBN# 1587200023)
    CCIE Practical Studies Volume II (CCIE Self-Study) (Solie, Lynch, ISBN# 1587050722)
    CCIE Routing and Switching Exam Quick Reference Sheets: Exam 350-001 v3.0 (Sequeira, ISBN #1-58705-337-3)
    CCIE Routing and Switching Flash Cards (Sequeira and Wallace, ISBN# 1587201291)
    CCIE Routing and Switching Practical Labs (Duggan, Gorito, ISBN# 158705147icon_cool.gif
    Cisco BGP-4 Command and Configuration Handbook (Parkhurst, ISBN# 158705017X)
    Cisco Catalyst QoS: Quality of Service in Campus Networks (Flannagan, Froom, Turek: Cisco Press)
    Cisco Frame Relay Solutions Guide (Chin: Cisco Press, ISBN# 158705116icon_cool.gif
    Cisco LAN Switching (Clark, Hamilton, ISBN# 1578700949)
    Cisco OSPF Command and Configuration Handbook (Parkhurst, ISBN# 1587050714)
    Developing IP Multicast Networks, Volume I (Beau Williamson, ISBN# 1578700779)
    Implementing Cisco IPv6 Networks (IPv6) (Regis Desmeules, ISBN# 1587050862)
    Inside Cisco IOS Software Architecture (Bollapragada, Murphy, White, ISBN# 1578701813)
    Internet Routing Architectures, Second Edition (Sam Halabi, ISBN# 15787050862)
    MPLS and VPN Architectures (Guichard, Pepelnjak, ISBN# 1587050021)
    MPLS and VPN Architectures, Volume II (Apcar, Guichard, Pepelnjak, ISBN# 1587051125)
    Routing TCP/IP, Volume I, Second Edition (Carroll, Doyle, ISBN# 1587052024)
    Routing TCP/IP, Volume II (CCIE Professional Development) (Doyle, DeHaven Carroll, ISBN# 1578700892)
    Troubleshooting IP Routing Protocols (CCIE Professional Development Series) (Aziz, Liu, Martey, Shamim, ISBN# 1587050196)
    Troubleshooting Remote Access Networks (CCIE Professional Development) (Nedeltchev, ISBN# 1587050765)
    Building Service-Aware Networks (Khan, ISBN: 1-58705-788-3)
    Cisco Field Manual: Router Configuration (Hucaby, McQuerry; ISBN: 1-58705-024-2)
    Cisco Field Manual: Catalyst Switch Configuration (Hucaby, McQuerry; ISBN: 1-58705-043-9)
    Cisco Network Security Troubleshooting (Hoda; ISBN: 1-58705-189-3)
    Comparing, Designing and Deploying VPNs (Lewis, 1-58705-179-6)
    Deploying IPv6 Networks (Popoviciu, Levy-Abengnoli, Grossetete; ISBN: 1-58705-210-5)
    Troubleshooting VPNs (Lewis, ISBN: 1-58705-104-4)

    Other Publications

    Cisco Documentation
    Configuring IPv6 for Cisco IOS (Edgar Parenti, Jr., Eric Knnip, Brian Browne, Syngress, ISBN# 1928994849)
    Interconnections: Bridges & Routers, Second Edition (Perlman, Addison Wesley, ISBN# 0201634481)
    "Internetworking Technology Overview" Available through Cisco Store under doc # DOC-785777
    Internetworking with TCP/IP, Vol.1: Principles, Protocols, and Architecture (4th Edition)
    (Comer, Prentice Hall, ISBN# 0130183806)
    IPv6: Theory, Protocol, and Practice, 2nd Edition (Pete Loshin, Morgan Kaufmann, ISBN# 1558608109)
    LAN Protocol Handbook (Miller, M&T Press, ISBN# 1558510990 )
    Routing In the Internet (2nd Edition) (Huitema, Prentice Hall, ISBN# 0130226475)
    TCP/IP Illustrated: Volumes 1, 2, and 3 (Stevens/Wright, Addison Wesley, ISBN# 0201633469, 020163354X, 0201634953)

    Some good light reading material (lol).
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  • nicklauscombsnicklauscombs Member Posts: 885
    sieff wrote: »
    TCP/IP Illustrated: Volume 1
    I was delighted to see that this has just been recently updated.
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  • PsychoFinPsychoFin Member Posts: 280
    I dig INE's recommended reading list for the CCIE:
    Recommended CCIE Books | INE

    Also, have a look at this excellent study path blog post:

    How to pass the CCIE R&S with INE's 4.0 Training Program

    This one gives a great plan, regardless if you are using them or another vendor.

    Good luck with your studies!

  • RickRandhawaRickRandhawa Member Posts: 42 ■■□□□□□□□□
    I've always wondered, are you guys actually sitting down and reading 10-20 thousand+ page books cover to cover, or just referencing them when you don't understand something?

    I'm still in the process of finishing up my CCNP, but I figure I'll read the 2 doyle books, the QOS certification guide, and then just watch INE videos for the rest. Does this seem reasonable?
  • down77down77 Member Posts: 1,009
    Many of the books listed are completed through the CCNA --> CCNP -->CCIP studies (if pursued) --> CCIE Written course(s) of study. While the videos provide a great overview of the material, you will really need to understand the theory that is presented in the recommended CCIE Book list.

    The lab exam will most definitely test your knowledge and comprehension at an expert level. Don't expect them to tell you "Configure R3 as an OSPF NSSA Router." Part of being an expert is understanding requirements and applying the most appropriate solution given the limited information. This is where having read the books will really pay off.

    I would highly recommend reading the CCIE R&S Books listed if that is the track you intend to pursue. I need to finish Developing IP multicast Networks and Routing TCP/IP Volume II. To "complete" the list.
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  • jamesp1983jamesp1983 Member Posts: 2,475 ■■■■□□□□□□
    Has anyone checked out:

    CCIE Routing and Switching v4.0 Quick Reference (2nd Edition) [Kindle Edition] CCIE Routing and Switching v4.0 Quick Reference (2nd Edition) eBook: Brad Ellis, Jacob Uecker, Steven Means: Kindle Store

    "Check both the destination and return path when a route fails." "Switches create a network. Routers connect networks."
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