Need to know
After completing this topic, you should be able to identify information that must match between routers to form an adjacency.
OSPF Data Overview
Recognize advantages of link-state routing protocols over distance vector routing protocols; apply the OSPF metric to compare two paths.
Hunt Groups and Line Groups
Identify how the call routing works when it has to reach multiple recipients and what are the distribution algorithms.
Constructing an IP Network Addressing Scheme
Subnetting as a key function on any IP network that does not want to remain flat. The concept of subnets and the design guidelines of subnets.
Exploring the Packet Switching Process
Graphical representation of how data passes through a switch and the whole packet delivery process as seen by the switching device.
Network Topologies and Functions
Fundamentals of computer networking. List of common components of a typical network and network diagrams. The network is all about transporting applications.