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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Routing and Switching Strategies

    1. Switching: Forwarding and Filtering Traffic

    2. Routing: Finding Paths

    3. IPv6

    4. Reading

    5. Summary

    6. Review Questions

    7. Review Answers

    8. Lab Activities

  2. Chapter 2 Host Routing

    1. The Decision Process

    2. Host Routing Tables

    3. Addressing

    4. Tracking the Packets

    5. Reading

    6. Summary

    7. Review Questions

    8. Review Answers

    9. Lab Activities

  3. Chapter 3 Spanning Tree and Rapid Spanning Tree

    1. Why Are Loops Bad?

    2. The Structure of Spanning Tree BPDUs

    3. The Operation of Spanning Tree

    4. Spanning Tree Messages

    5. Cisco Improvements

    6. VLANs and Spanning Tree

    7. The Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol

    8. Security

    9. Reading

    10. Summary

    11. Review Questions

    12. Review Answers

    13. Lab Activities

  4. Chapter 4 VLANs and Trunking

    1. Problem: Big Broadcast Domains

    2. What Is a VLAN?

    3. What is a Trunk?

    4. VLAN Design Considerations

    5. Reading

    6. Summary

    7. Review Questions

    8. Review Answers

    9. Lab Activities

  5. Chapter 5 Routing Information Protocol

    1. Version 1 Versus Version 2

    2. Protocol Description

    3. Structure

    4. Basic Operation

    5. Advanced Operation

    6. How Do I Get Off of My Network?

    7. RIP and Loops

    8. Security

    9. RIP and IPv6

    10. Reading

    11. Summary

    12. Review Questions

    13. Review Answers

    14. Lab Activities

  6. Chapter 6 Open Shortest Path First

    1. Protocol Description

    2. Being Link State

    3. Structure and Basic Operation

    4. Advanced Operation

    5. OSPF and IPv6

    6. Reading

    7. Summary

    8. Review Questions

    9. Review Answers

    10. Lab Activities

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