Chapter 6. Building Ethernet LANs with Switches

This chapter covers the following exam topics:

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.

Predict the data flow between two hosts across a network.

Identify the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect Cisco network devices to other network devices and hosts in a LAN

LAN Switching Technologies

Determine the technology and media access control method for Ethernet networks

Identify basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches.

Collision Domains

Broadcast Domains

Types of switching

CAM Table

While Ethernet ...

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