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Troubleshooting Layer 2 Switching: Answers

Troubleshooting Layer 2 Switching: Answers

🕔12:05, 9.Mar 2017 Can you think abstractly about how layer 2 switching works, and how VLANs and trunks impact their forwarding decisions? Or do you need to see the specific configurations to make sense of it? This latest practice question pulls in a Read Full Article
Troubleshooting Layer 2 Switching

Troubleshooting Layer 2 Switching

🕔12:05, 7.Mar 2017 Layer 2 switching seems easy – but then you must think through how it works in a real network. Applying the ideas proves whether you really understood the concepts or not. This next question gives you that kind of practice Read Full Article
Answer to Question: Destination MAC Only?

Answer to Question: Destination MAC Only?

🕔12:05, 14.Dec 2016 The previous post posed a question that appeared straightforward – but one that set up a couple of the more common mistakes that people make with the subject of Layer 2 frame forwarding.  The goal was twofold: yet another practice Read Full Article
Switch Forwarding Question: Destination MAC Only?

Switch Forwarding Question: Destination MAC Only?

🕔12:05, 13.Dec 2016 How does a Layer 2 switch choose where to send a frame? Does it think about more than the destination MAC address? One of the common mistakes videos in the new “CCENT ICND1 100-105 Exam Prep LiveLessons” product talks about Read Full Article
Answers: Trunking Puzzle 1

Answers: Trunking Puzzle 1

🕔09:05, 8.Apr 2016 Lots of switch trunks, lots of different requirements, resulting in a variety of configuration combinations. Can you remember all the trunking config options without having to look up commands or using CLI help? Check out the lab first as always, Read Full Article
Trunking Puzzle 1

Trunking Puzzle 1

🕔09:05, 6.Apr 2016 You can memorize VLAN trunking commands by staring at a table – but you will remember them much better if you try different combinations in sample labs, and especially if you try them from the CLI of some gear or Read Full Article
Answers: VLAN Basics 3

Answers: VLAN Basics 3

🕔12:05, 19.Mar 2016 Today’s lab may be simple – but that is part of the point. All these short labs should be automatic by the time you finish your final CCENT and or CCNA exam prep. Check out the lab requirements here, write Read Full Article
VLAN Basics 3

VLAN Basics 3

🕔09:05, 17.Mar 2016 Short and sweet – how do you create new VLANs and put a couple of ports in each? Today’s lab should be an easy and automatic process before you go take the ICND1, ICND2, or CCNA R&S exams, but getting Read Full Article
Answers: Trunking for Only Some VLANs

Answers: Trunking for Only Some VLANs

🕔09:05, 4.Nov 2015

Time to check your config versus this latest lab. Do you recall the command and syntax to restrict a trunk on a Catalyst switch from supporting all VLANs? Go try the lab yourself on paper, then come back here and

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Trunking for Only Some VLANs

Trunking for Only Some VLANs

🕔10:30, 2.Nov 2015

VLAN trunks between Cisco Catalyst switches support all VLANs known to the switches. Then add a new VLAN, and the trunk supports it. Is that a good idea? In this post, you will get a chance to practice that common

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