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31 Days Before Your CCNA Routing and Switching Exam: A Day-By-Day Review Guide for the ICND2 (200-101) Certification Exam, Third Edition by Allan Johnson

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Day 6. PPP

CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics

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Key Topics

Today’s review covers Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) concepts and configuration. PPP is supported on just about any hardware you choose to connect to. In addition, PPP offers a bundle of additional benefits that might entice you to use it instead of High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC), even in an environment with all Cisco routers.

PPP Concepts

PPP provides several basic but important functions that are useful on a leased line that connects two devices, as reviewed in the following list:

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