Need to know
OSPF link-state data packets
Match update packets used to build and synchronize link-state databases with their definitions. Define different neighbor states that OSPF routers go through.
Spanning Tree Protocol Explained
Recognize how the spanning-tree algorithm elects a root bridge and root port, elects a designated port.
Hunt Groups and Line Groups
Identify how the call routing works when it has to reach multiple recipients and what are the distribution algorithms.
Partitions and Calling Search Spaces
After completing this topic, you should be able to identify the roles of the Partitions and the Calling Search Spaces.
Network Address Translation
Providing Internet access by configuring network address translation (NAT) in your Internet router. Port address translation (PAT) explained.
Starting a Switch and Basic Configuration
Describe the startup of a Cisco IOS switch, log into the switch, configure it via the command-line interface.