Back to homepage

Part 2 - Basic Ethernet LANs

Answer: Forwarding and Encapsulation

Answer: Forwarding and Encapsulation

🕔14:05, 22.Jan 2018

The #CCNA exam can pack a punch with what looks like a simple question, and this latest practice question is just such an example. The question asks about switch forwarding, but it combines packet encapsulation concepts. Get either wrong, and

Read Full Article
Question: Forwarding and Encapsulation

Question: Forwarding and Encapsulation

🕔11:05, 19.Jan 2018

You can learn how a LAN switch forwards frames in just a few minutes, and then explore that idea in different contexts throughout your entire span of studying for #CCENT and #CCNA Routing and switching. This latest practice question asks

Read Full Article
Answers: CLI Miscellany 1

Answers: CLI Miscellany 1

🕔09:10, 3.Aug 2016

This lab was pretty straightforward, but this answer post makes little sense without looking at the lab post first. Read the requirements, remember the command, get the syntax right, and move on. Answers below the fold.

Read Full Article
CLI Miscellany 1

CLI Miscellany 1

🕔09:05, 1.Aug 2016

The CCENT and CCNA R&S certifications include many prominent features that need to be configured. VLANs. Trunking. Routing protocols. IPv4 addressing. IPv6 addressing. But there are also the occasional small topic or single command that might be forgotten. This lab

Read Full Article
Answer: Basic Port Security 3

Answer: Basic Port Security 3

🕔12:05, 5.Dec 2015

No fluff today – just straightforward config. First do the lab as listed in the earlier post, that is, try it for yourself. (For you test takers, the point is that you learn better if you try first – it’s

Read Full Article
Basic Port Security 3

Basic Port Security 3

🕔13:05, 3.Dec 2015

Sometimes, #CCNA studiers get bogged down with port security, focusing on all those little optional configuration settings. But what of the main feature: securing the port? This latest lab revisits the big ideas of what a switch does using port

Read Full Article
Answers: Switch IP 1

Answers: Switch IP 1

🕔12:05, 21.Nov 2015

Cisco Catalyst switches typically allow Telnet/SSH access as a matter of habit. For practice, check out the earlier lab exercise, create your own answer, and check your answer against this blog post.

Read Full Article
Switch IP 1

Switch IP 1

🕔12:05, 19.Nov 2015

A layer 2 switch does not need an IP address or default gateway for its primary purpose of forwarding layer 2 Ethernet frames. However, the switch does need an IP address and a default gateway for layer 3 communication, such

Read Full Article
Answers: CLI Passwords 2

Answers: CLI Passwords 2

🕔12:05, 7.Nov 2015

Do you know how to configure local usernames, and enable their use for login security on a Cisco router? No more sharing the same login password among all the network engineers. If you want some quick practice, go back to

Read Full Article
CLI Passwords 2

CLI Passwords 2

🕔12:05, 5.Nov 2015

The simplest way to protect the CLI uses passwords shared by all, rather than a per-user username and password. Using a per-user login method improves security. The easiest option for using per-user logins in a Cisco lab is to configure

Read Full Article

Subscribe

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.

Search

Categories