This chapter covers the following official 200-101 ICND2 and 200-120 CCNA exam topics:
► Identify enhanced switching technologies: RSTP, PVSTP, EtherChannel.
► Configure and verify PVSTP operation.
This chapter details the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and reviews some of its enhanced features, including Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Protocol and Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol. We then examine the theory and configuration of EtherChannel.