Chapter 1Internetworking

images Welcome to the exciting world of internetworking! This chapter is essentially an internetworking review, focusing on how to connect networks together using Cisco routers and switches. As a heads up, I’ve written it with the assumption that you have at least some basic networking knowledge.

Let’s start by defining exactly what an internetwork is: You create an internetwork when you connect two or more networks via a router and configure a logical network addressing scheme with a protocol such as IP or IPv6.

I’m also going to dissect the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and describe each part of it to you in ...

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