Chapter 12. Implementing Point-to-Point WANs

This chapter covers the following exam topics:

IP Routing Technologies

Configure and verify operation status of a serial interface

WAN Technologies

Configure and verify a basic WAN serial connection

Configure and verify a PPP connection between Cisco routers

Identify Different WAN Technologies

T1 / E1


Troubleshoot and Resolve WAN implementation issues

Serial Interfaces


Leased-line WANs—also known as serial links—require much less thought than many other topics, at least to the depth required for the CCENT and CCNA exams. That simplicity allows the Cisco exams to discuss leased lines briefly for the ICND1 exam, while using leased lines as part of larger discussions of IP routing. ...

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