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IBM Flex System and PureFlex System Network Implementation with Juniper Networks by Tiago Nunes dos Santos, Gaston Sancassano Rodriguez, William King, David Cain, Jure Arzensek, Jon Tate

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Layer 2 Overview
This chapter describes the Layer 2 fundamental networking protocols and terminology that is related to topics that are covered in this book.
3.1 Layer 2 Network protocols and technologies
For the scope of this book, this section provides information about the following topics:
Basic Frame Forwarding
Virtual local area network (VLAN) and Tagging
Spanning Tree: STP, RSTP, MST, VSTP
Link Aggregation
Virtual Link Aggregation (VLAG)
Juniper Virtual Chassis (VC)
Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
IBM Layer 2 fail over
3.1.1 ...

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