Need to know
Cisco IOS Licensing Overview
After completing this topic, you should be able to recognize features of different technology package licenses, how to obtain and how to apply your IOS licenses.
IPv6 Unicast Addressing
After completing this topic, you should be able to describe IPv6 unicast addresses and EUI-64 interface ID assignment.
Understanding Switch Security
Switch security from various levels - physical perspective, port end device level. The best practices to mitigate threats.
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.
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.
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.