Need to know
PPP authentication. PAP vs CHAP
Describe PAP and CHAP authentication and configure CHAP authentication for PPP.
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.
Establishing OSPF Neighbor Adjacencies. Hello Packet
After completing this topic, you should be able to identify information contained in a hello packet.
What the network is and what are the most important components which are participating?
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.
Identify the components and functions of the local area network. Ethernet frame, types of Ethernet frame addressing, role of the Ethernet address, MAC address.