Need to know
Router Power-On Boot Sequence. Configuration Register Values.
Sequence the events that occur during a router boot. Identify the correct change to the boot information in the configuration register in a scenario.
Spanning-Tree Protocol Types
After completing this topic, you should be able to describe the characteristics of the different spanning-tree protocol types.
Understanding Binary Basics
We will described how to convert decimal numbers to binary numbers and binary numbers to decimal numbers, useful for IP address and subnet calculations.
Troubleshooting Switch Issues
Using Cisco IOS command-line interface to identify the common issues and problems in networking
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.
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.