Chapter 2

Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation

The following ICND1 exam topics are covered in this chapter:

  • Operation of IP Data Networks
  • Recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices such as Routers, Switches, Bridges and Hubs.
  • Select the components required to meet a given network specification.
  • Predict the data flow between two hosts across a network.
  • Identify the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect Cisco network devices to other network devices and hosts in a LAN
  • LAN Switching Technologies
  • Determine the technology and media access control method for Ethernet networks
  • Identify basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches.
  • Collision Domains
  • Broadcast Domains

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