Need to know
Syslog Overview and Configuration
Match elements of syslog messages to their descriptions in an example. Configure syslog server on Cisco IOS devices.
Multiarea OSPF Configuration and Verification
After completing this topic, you should be able to describe commands used to configure and verify a multiarea OSPF.
Developing an Optimum Design for Layer 2
Typical causes of network congestion. Presenting the bridge and the switch as alternative options to alleviate those issues.
The IPv6 Address
After completing this topic, you should be able to describe the features of IPv6 that make it an improvement on IPv4; recognize the shorthand notations for IPv6 addresses.
Spanning-Tree Protocol Types
After completing this topic, you should be able to describe the characteristics of the different spanning-tree protocol types.
Understanding the Challenges of Shared Local Area Networks
Requirements related to distance limitations and connectivity devices - hubs and switches. How they deal with collisions by defining collision domains.