Chapter 1. Networking Fundamentals

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Network

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LAN

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WAN

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Mesh

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Point-to-point topology

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Star topology

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Ring topology

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Bus topology

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Identifying network technologies

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Understanding Ethernet

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Introduction

A qualified CCNA is expected to have a broad understanding of different network technologies and a more detailed knowledge of a few specific ones. This chapter introduces the basics of networking and ...

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