Chapter 8. Operating Cisco LAN Switches

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Accessing the Cisco Catalyst 2960 Switch CLI: This section examines Cisco 2960 switches and shows you how to gain access to the command-line interface (CLI) from which you can issue commands to the switch.

Configuring Cisco IOS Software: This section shows you how to tell the switch different operational parameters using the CLI.

LAN switches may be the most common networking device found in the Enterprise today. Most new end-user computers sold today include a built-in Ethernet NIC of some kind. Switches provide a connection point for the Ethernet devices so that the devices on the LAN can communicate with each other and with the rest of an Enterprise network or ...

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