Need to know
Establishing OSPF Neighbor Adjacencies. Hello Packet
After completing this topic, you should be able to identify information contained in a hello packet.
Dynamic Trunking Protocol (DTP) Configuration
After completing this topic, you should be able to recognize the characteristics of Dynamic Trunking Protocol (DTP).
Exploring the Network Routing Process
Here we are exploring the packet routing process from the router's point of view!
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.
Connecting to an Ethernet LAN
Connectivity requirements including the network interface card for hosts; different media like fiber and copper. Straight through and crossover cables.
Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer. Internal IP Addressing
IP protocol as an example of a layer 3 component. Reserved addresses, public and private addressing. Tools to determine the IP address of the host.