Chapter 5

VLSMs, Summarization, and Troubleshooting TCP/IP

The following ICND1 exam topics are covered in this chapter:

  • IP addressing (IPv4 / IPv6)
    • Identify the appropriate IPv4 addressing scheme using VLSM and summarization to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment.
  • Troubleshooting
    • Troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing and host configurations.

Now that IP addressing and subnetting have been thoroughly covered in the last two chapters, you’re now fully prepared and ready to learn all about variable length subnet masks (VLSMs). I’ll also show you how to design and implement a network using VLSM in this chapter. After ensuring you’ve mastered VLSM design and implementation, I’ll demonstrate ...

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