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CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching Study Guide (Exams 200-120, ICND1, & ICND2), with Boson NetSim Limited Edition, 5th Edition by Richard Deal

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Switches and Redundancy

CERTIFICATION OBJECTIVES

13.01    Layer 2 Redundancy

13.02    Spanning Tree Protocol

13.03    Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol

13.04    EtherChannels

13.05    STP Troubleshooting

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Q&A     Self Test

This chapter is the last chapter on layer 2 functions. Most larger networks implement redundancy in case of failures, whether it be multiple WAN connections, multiple paths in your layer 3 network, and/or multiple paths in your layer 2 network. This chapter focuses on layer 2 redundancy and the issues involved ...

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