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CCENT: Cisco® Certified Entry Networking Technician Study Guide by Todd Lammle

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Chapter 7. Layer 2 Switching

IMPLEMENT A SMALL SWITCHED NETWORK

  • Explain network segmentation and basic traffic management concepts

  • Explain the operation of Cisco switches and basic switching concepts

  • Perform, save, and verify initial switch configuration tasks including remote access management

  • Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities (including: ping, traceroute, telnet, SSH, arp, ipconfig), SHOW & DEBUG commands

  • Implement and verify basic security for a switch (port security, deactivate ports)

  • Identify, prescribe, and resolve common switched network media issues, configuration issues, autonegotiation, and switch hardware failures

You know that switching breaks large collision domains into smaller ones and that a collision domain ...

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