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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 31. Spanning Tree Protocols

CCNA 200-101 ICND2 Exam Topics

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Key Topics

Part I focuses on switching technologies, including Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), EtherChannel, and first-hop redundancy protocols (FHRPs). Today’s review covers STP and its variations, standards that allow for redundant switched networks without worrying about switching loops.

STP Concepts and Operation

One of the key characteristics of a well-built communications network is its resiliency. This means that the network needs to be able to handle a device or link failure through redundancy. A redundant topology can eliminate a ...

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