Chapter 6. Basic Catalyst Switch Operations and Configuration

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Bridge

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Switch

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Store and Forward

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Cut Through

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Fragment Free

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Duplex

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Spanning Tree

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Differentiating between bridges and switches

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Identifying the benefits of bridges and switches

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Configuring switch ports

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Connecting switches

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Introduction

This chapter introduces the concepts and modes of Layer 2 switching and physical-layer ...

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