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Config Lab: Layer 3 Switching w/ SVIs

Config Lab: Layer 3 Switching w/ SVIs

🕔15:05, 17.Sep 2021 Layer 3 switches, aka multilayer switches, route packets using the same logic as IP routers. A layer 3 switch can simultaneously support layer 2 features such as LAN switching and VLANs. To route packets for devices in those VLANs, the Read Full Article
Config Lab: Layer 3 Switching 2

Config Lab: Layer 3 Switching 2

🕔13:05, 17.Sep 2021 This next lab is one of the longer labs in this config lab series. The lab includes some simple tasks to configure 802.1Q trunking and to create VLANs. The big focus of the lab however is to enable layer 3 Read Full Article
Config Lab: Layer 3 Switching 1

Config Lab: Layer 3 Switching 1

🕔11:05, 17.Sep 2021 This next lab asks you to enable layer 3 switching in a couple of distribution layer switches. This lab is pretty far reaching as well, asking for some VLAN trunking configuration and VLAN creation. Because it is such a comprehensive Read Full Article
Config Lab: ROAS Basics 1

Config Lab: ROAS Basics 1

🕔09:05, 17.Sep 2021 #ROAS can be one of those topics that seemed to be clear when you read about it, but when you see a sample test question, you just sit there and scratch your head wondering exactly what to do. ROAS can Read Full Article
Config Lab: IPv4 Static Routes 3

Config Lab: IPv4 Static Routes 3

🕔13:05, 14.Sep 2021 This blog post begins with a router triangle, IP addresses, and working interfaces. All routers can ping their own IP addresses, but the routers only know their own connected routes. You job: Add static routes for the LAN subnets.  Answer Read Full Article
Config Lab: IPv4 Static Routes 2

Config Lab: IPv4 Static Routes 2

🕔11:05, 14.Sep 2021 The first time you learn about IP routing, some of the basic ideas just do not click until you think hard about the contents of the IP routing table. One of the best tools to make you think about those Read Full Article
Config Lab: IPv4 Static Routes 1

Config Lab: IPv4 Static Routes 1

🕔09:05, 14.Sep 2021 One of the best ways to learn IPv4 routing is to think hard about IPv4 static routes. Today’s lab gives you more of that with a typical config lab. It starts with a topology and with IPv4 addresses configured. Your Read Full Article
Config Lab: IPv4 Addresses 5

Config Lab: IPv4 Addresses 5

🕔17:10, 10.Sep 2021 More practice practice practice! This time, you get some basic IP addressing requirements. Your job: calculate the IP addresses to be used by routers and hosts, and create the router configuration for in the interfaces in the network diagram. No guile, Read Full Article
Config Lab: IPv4 Addresses 4

Config Lab: IPv4 Addresses 4

🕔15:05, 10.Sep 2021 Practice makes memory. So, time for some practice with IPv4 address configuration on routers. This post is a traditional Config Lab exercise: you start with a network diagram and some planned IPv4 subnets. Your job: do some subletting math and configure Read Full Article
Config Lab: IPv4 Addresses 3

Config Lab: IPv4 Addresses 3

🕔13:05, 10.Sep 2021 With enough repetition, you should be able to imagine a small network of routers, choose a subnetting plan, choose addresses for the router interfaces, and configure those addresses, all pretty much as fast as you can write or type. This Read Full Article

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