Chapter 3. Introducing Switching, Routing, and Address Translation
This Chapter introduces the reader to TCP/IP routing and switching. The following topics are covered:<objective>
Layer 2 Switching—Learn how Ethernet frames are switched by LAN switches.</objective> <objective>
Layer 3 Routing—Learn how IP packets are routed by routers.</objective> <objective>
Layer 3 Switching—Learn how IP packets are switched by routers.</objective> <objective>
Layer 3–4 Network Address Translation—Learn how TCP segments and IP packets are translated by NAT-capable devices.</objective></feature>
In Chapter 2, “Exploring the Network ...