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CompTIA Network+ Study Guide: Exam N10-006, 3rd Edition by Todd Lammle

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Chapter 11

Switching and Virtual LANs

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA NETWORK+ EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 2.6 Given a scenario, configure a switch using proper features
    • VLAN
      • Native VLAN/Default VLAN
      • VTP
    • Spanning tree (802.1d)/rapid spanning tree (802.1w)
      • Flooding
      • Forwarding/blocking
      • Filtering
    • Interface configuration
      • Trunking/802.1q
      • Tag vs untag VLANs
      • Port bonding (LACP)
      • Port mirroring (local vs remote)
      • Speed and duplexing
      • IP address assignment
      • VLAN assignment
    • Default gateway
    • PoE and PoE+ (802.3af, 802.3at)
    • Switch management
      • User/passwords
      • AAA configuration
      • Console
      • Virtual terminals
      • In-band/Out-of-band management
    • Managed vs unmanaged
  • 3.3 Given a scenario, implement network hardening techniques
      • Network-based
      • Switch port security ...

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