Need to know
PPP authentication. PAP vs CHAP
Describe PAP and CHAP authentication and configure CHAP authentication for PPP.
Spanning Tree Protocol Explained
Recognize how the spanning-tree algorithm elects a root bridge and root port, elects a designated port.
How to Install Cisco Unified Communications Manager
A very detailed step-by-step guide of how to install the latest Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) on virtual environment. We need it for the lab used in the course.
Implementing VLANs and Trunk
How to implement features like VLAN, trunking, spanning-tree protocol. Native VLANs. 802.1q trunking standard explained.
Connecting to an Ethernet LAN
Connectivity requirements including the network interface card for hosts; different media like fiber and copper. Straight through and crossover cables.
Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
How packets go through devices at layers 1, 2, and 3. Mapping between layer 2 and 3 addresses by using ARP. Common tools to determine the path across the network.