Cisco LAN Switching (CCIE Professional Development series)

by Kennedy Clark & Kevin Hamilton
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Publisher: Pearson Education

Series: CCIE Professional Development

Publication Date: May 03, 2016

ISBN: 9780672334252

Binding: Kobo eBook

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The most complete guide to Cisco Catalyst(r) switch network design, operation, and configuration

  • Master key foundation topics such as high-speed LAN technologies, LAN segmentation, bridging, the Catalyst command-line environment, and VLANs
  • Improve the performance of your campus network by utilizing effective Cisco Catalyst design, configuration, and troubleshooting techniques
  • Benefit from the most comprehensive coverage of Spanning-Tree Protocol, including invaluable information on troubleshooting common Spanning Tree problems
  • Master trunking concepts and applications, including ISL, 802.1Q, LANE, and MPOA
  • Understand when and how to utilize Layer 3 switching techniques for maximum effect
  • Understand Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching configuration with the Catalyst 6000 family, including coverage of the powerful MSFC Native IOS Mode

Cisco LAN Switchingprovides the most comprehensive coverage of the best methods for designing, utilizing, and deploying LAN switching devices and technologies in a modern campus network. Divided into six parts, this book takes you beyond basic switching concepts by providing an array of proven design models, practical implementation solutions, and troubleshooting strategies. Part I discusses important foundation issues that provide a context for the rest of the book, including Fast and Gigabit Ethernet, routing versus switching, the types of Layer 2 switching, the Catalyst command-line environment, and VLANs. Part II presents the most detailed discussion of Spanning-Tree Protocol in print, including common problems, troubleshooting, and enhancements, such as PortFast, UplinkFast, BackboneFast, and PVST+. Part III examines the critical issue of trunk connections, the links used to carry multiple VLANs ...