CHAPTER 11. Configuring Cisco Switches
Years ago, companies started to replace their hubs with switches because of the superior performance that switches offer. Cisco switches in particular boast many advanced features, including virtual LANs (VLANs), which are designed to help companies improve their network performance, and port security, which is intended to help administrators better secure their networks.
To obtain CCNA certification you need to be able to configure, manage, and maintain switches. You are also expected to be able to use switches to help make a company network more efficient and secure. Although the process of configuring a Cisco switch is similar to that of configuring a router, many of the commands involved are ...