SWITCH – (300-115)

Enterprise Campus Network Design

  • Hierarchical Network Design
  • Multi Layer Switch Operation, Types of Multi Layer Switch
  • Switching Tables: CAM / TCAM
  • Switch Port Cables and Connectors
  • Switch Port Configuration: Port Speed & Port Duplex Mode
  • VLAN and TRUNKS: VLAN Membership and Deployment
  • Trunk Encapsulation (ISL/Dotlq), DTP
  • VLAN Trunking Protocol: VTP Domain / Modes / Advertisement
  • VTP Version and VTP Pruning

Aggregating Switch Link

  • Switch Port Aggregating with Ether Channel
  • Ether Channel Load Balancing
  • Ether Channel Negotiation Protocol (PAgP, LACP)

Spanning Tree Protocol

  • STP Concept, BPDU (CBPDU, TCN BPDU)
  • STP States, STP Timers
  • Types of STP: CST/PVST /PVST+
  • STP Root Bridge Placement and Configuration
  • STP Customization, Modifying STP Timers
  • PORTFAST / UPLINKFAST / BACKBONEFAST
  • Protecting STP: ROOTGUARD/ BPDUGUARD/ LOOPGUARD/UDLD

Advance Spanning Tree Protocol

  • Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol:
  • BPDU & Convergence in RSTP
  • Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol:
  • MST Region, Instances with MST
  • Type of Interfaces in MLS, Inter VLAN Routing in MLS
  • Multi Layer Switching with CEF, DHCP within a MLS
  • Routing Configuration in MLS

Layer 3 High Availability

  • HSRP / VRRP / GLBP
  • Supervisor and Route Processor Redundancy
  • Configuring Redundancy Modes & Supervisor Synchronization
  • Non Stop Forwarding

Wireless LAN

  • WLAN Basics and WLAN Standards
  • WLAN Architecture and Functions
  • Light Weight Access Point Operation

Securing Switched Network

  • Port Security / 802.1x Authentication, Port Based Authentication
  • Mitigating Spoofing Attacks, DHCP Snooping, IP Source Guard
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection, VLAN ACL, Securing VLAN Trunk,
  • VLAN Hopping, Private-VLAN Concept