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Book III

Switching with Cisco Switches

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Contents at a Glance

Chapter 1: Introducing Layer 2 Switches

Layer 2 — Data Link Layer Review

Purpose of a Layer 2 Switch

Basic Switch Functions

Managing Port Security

Transmitting Unicast, Multicast, and Broadcast

Chapter 2: Managing a Switch Using Cisco IOS

Best Practice for Using Cisco Switches

Connecting to a Cisco Switch

Cisco Switch Startup Process

Configuring a Cisco Switch

Managing Cisco Switch Authentication

Chapter 3: Controlling Network Traffic with Cisco Switches

Sending to MAC Addresses in Remote Networks

Deciding the Fate of Frames

Switching in Half-Duplex and Full-Duplex Modes

Avoiding Loops with Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

Chapter 4: Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

Introducing the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

STP Operation Flow

Introducing Cisco Options for STP

Introducing Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)

EtherChannel

Monitoring STP

Chapter 5: Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs)

Introducing Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs)

Benefits of VLANs

Managing VLANs

Identifying VLANs

VLAN Trunking

VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)

Routing Traffic from One VLAN to Another

Chapter 6: Voice over IP (VoIP)

Introducing Voice over IP (VoIP)

VoIP Requires Quality of Service (QoS)

Cisco IP Phone

Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)

Configuring VoIP on Cisco Switches

Chapter 7: Troubleshooting a Switch Using Cisco IOS

Troubleshooting Cisco Switches ...

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