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.
OSPF Data Overview
Recognize advantages of link-state routing protocols over distance vector routing protocols; apply the OSPF metric to compare two paths.
Spanning-Tree Protocol Types
After completing this topic, you should be able to describe the characteristics of the different spanning-tree protocol types.
What the network is and what are the most important components which are participating?
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.
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.