Day 19. Basic Routing Concepts

CCNA 200-301 Exam Topics

  • Explain the role and function of network components

  • Determine how a router makes a forwarding decision by default

Key Topics

Today we review basic routing concepts, including exactly how a packet is processed by intermediary devices (routers) on its way from source to destination. We then review the basic routing methods, including connected, static, and dynamic routes. We conclude the day’s review with a deep dive into the operation of dynamic routing protocols.

Packet Forwarding

Packet forwarding by routers is accomplished through path determination and switching functions. The path determination function is the process the router use to determine which path to use when forwarding ...

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