Chapter 6. Using the Command-Line Interface

This chapter covers the following exam topics:

1.0 Network Fundamentals

1.6 Select the appropriate cabling type based on implementation requirements


This chapter primarily explains foundational skills required before you can explore the roughly 20 exam topics that use the verbs configure, verify, and troubleshoot.

To create an Ethernet LAN, a network engineer starts by planning. They consider the requirements, create a design, buy the switches, contract to install cables, and configure the switches to use the right features.

The CCENT and CCNA Routing and Switching exams focus on skills like understanding how LANs work, configuring different switch features, verifying that those features work ...

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