Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) Foundation Learning Guide is a Cisco authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCNP preparation. This book teaches readers how to design, configure, maintain, and scale routed networks that are growing in size and complexity. The book covers all routing principles covered in the CCNP Implementing Cisco IP Routing course. As part of the Cisco Press Self-Study series, Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) Foundation Learning Guide provides comprehensive foundation learning for the CCNP ROUTE exam. This revision to the popular Foundation Learning Guide format for Advanced Routing at the Professional level is fully updated to include complete coverage of all routing topics covered in the new Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) course. The proposed book is an intermediate-level text, which assumes that readers have been exposed to beginner-level networking concepts contained in the CCNA (ICND1 and ICND2) certification curriculum. No previous exposure to the CCNP level subject matter is required, so the book provides a great deal of detail on the topics covered. Each chapter opens with a list of objectives to help focus the reader's study. Configuration exercises at the end of each chapter and a master lab exercise that ties all the topics together in the last chapter help illuminate theoretical concepts. Key terms will be highlighted and defined throughout. Each chapter will conclude with a summary to help review key concepts, as well as review questions to reinforce the reader's understanding of what was covered.