Part I


Chapter 1


The following ICND1 exam topics are covered in this chapter:

  • Operation of IP Data Networks
    • Recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices such as Routers, Switches, Bridges and Hubs.
    • Select the components required to meet a given network specification.
    • Identify common applications and their impact on the network.
    • Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP/IP models.

Welcome to the exciting world of internetworking. This first chapter will serve as an internetworking review by focusing on how to connect networks together using Cisco routers and switches, and I’ve written it with the assumption that you have some simple basic networking knowledge. The ...

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