Chapter 2. Fundamentals of Ethernet LANs

This chapter covers the following exam topics:

1.0 Network Fundamentals

1.6 Select the appropriate cabling type based on implementation requirements

2.0 LAN Switching Technologies

2.1 Describe and verify switching concepts

2.1.a MAC learning and aging

2.1.b Frame switching

2.1.c Frame flooding

2.1.d MAC address table

2.2 Interpret Ethernet frame format

Most enterprise computer networks can be separated into two general types of technology: local-area networks (LAN) and wide-area networks (WAN). LANs typically connect nearby devices: devices in the same room, in the same building, or in a campus of buildings. In contrast, WANs connect devices that are typically relatively far apart. Together, LANs and WANs ...

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