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31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification Exam: A Day-By-Day Review Guide for the ICND1 (100-101) Certification Exam, Second Edition by Allan Johnson

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Day 29. Ethernet and Media Access Control

CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics

Image Determine the technology and media access control method for Ethernet networks.

Key Topics

Ethernet has continued to evolve from the 10BASE2 flavor, capable of speeds up to 10Mbps, to the newest 10GigE (10 Gigabit Ethernet), capable of speeds up to 10Gbps. Since 1985, the IEEE has continued to upgrade the 802.3 standards to provide faster speeds without changing the underlying frame structure. This feature, among others, has made Ethernet the choice for LAN implementations worldwide. Today we review Ethernet technologies and operation at both the data link and physical ...

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