Chapter 8

WAN Technologies

The Following CCNA Routing and Switching Exam Objectives Are Covered in This Chapter:

  • Configure and verify operation status of a Serial interface.
  • Identify different WAN Technologies.
    • Metro Ethernet
    • VSAT
    • Cellular 3G / 4G
    • MPLS
    • T1 / E1
    • ISDN
    • DSL
    • Frame relay
    • Cable
    • VPN
  • Configure and verify a basic WAN serial connection.
  • Configure and verify a PPP connection between Cisco routers.
  • Configure and verify Frame Relay on Cisco routers.
  • Implement and troubleshoot PPPoE.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve WAN implementation issues.
    • Serial interfaces
    • PPP
    • Frame relay

The Cisco IOS supports a ton of different wide area network (WAN) protocols that help you extend your local LANs to other LANs at remote sites. Essential information ...

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