LAN Switching First-Step

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Your first step into the world of LAN switching

  • No LAN switching experience required
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Your first step to LAN switching begins here!

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Overview

Your first step into the world of LAN switching

  • No LAN switching experience required
  • Includes clear and easily understood explanations
  • Makes learning easy

Your first step to LAN switching begins here!

  • Learn local-area network (LAN) key concepts and terminology
  • Identify key issues involved with designing and managing a switched LAN
  • Answer the question: do I need a hub, a bridge, or a switch?

Welcome to the world of LAN switching!

Network switches work by connecting network paths together and making intelligent decisions about moving traffic in a network. By keeping track of changes in the network, switches reduce congestion and improve speed.

No LAN switching experience needed!

LAN Switching First-Step explains the basics of LAN switching in easy-to-grasp language that all of us can understand. This book takes you on a guided tour of the key concepts behind how bridges and switches work. Whether you are looking to take your first step into a career in networking or are interested in just gaining a conversational knowledge of the technology, this book is for you!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587201004
  • Publisher: Cisco Press
  • Publication date: 6/18/2004
  • Series: First-Step Series
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 7.36 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Meet the Author

Matthew J. Castelli is the deputy network and secure solutions program and product manager with EDS on the Navy/Marine Corps Intranet program, specializing in the U.S. Navy's classified network. Over the past 16 years, Matthew has worked in networks of all sizes, including small-, medium-, large-, and very large-scale local-area network (LAN) and wide-area network (WAN) switched and routed internetworks.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. Networking Basics.

What Is a Network? Logical Networks. Data Transmission Modes. Types of Networks. Network Standards and Models. Chapter Summary. Chapter Review Questions.

2. Network Models and Standards.

OSI Model. Moving Through the OSI Model. Hierarchical Design Model. Network Standards. Chapter Summary. Chapter Review Questions.

3. Local-Area Networking Introduction.

Comparing LANs to WANs. OSI Model (As It Applies to LANs and the Interrelation Between Layers). Chapter Summary. Chapter Review Questions.

4. Traditional LAN Architecture.

Components of a LAN. LAN Topologies. Local-Area Networks (LANs). Chapter Summary. Chapter Review Questions.

5. Ethernet LANs.

Media Access Control (MAC) Addressing. Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detect (CSMA/CD). Ethernet LAN Equipment. Chapter Summary. Chapter Review Questions.

6. How a Switch Works.

Frames Revisited. Transmission Methods. Frame Size. Layer 2 Switching Methods. Chapter Summary. Chapter Review Questions.

7. Spanning Tree Protocol (STP).

Root Bridge or Switch Port. Spanning Tree Protocol Configuration. Chapter Summary. Chapter Review Questions.

8. Virtual LANs (VLANs).

VLAN Overview. VLAN Topology. VLAN Operation. VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP). Chapter Summary. Chapter Review Questions.

9. Switching Security.

Network Security Basic Rules. Port Security. Virtual LANs. VLAN-Based Network Attacks. Random Frame-Stress Attack. Chapter Summary. Chapter Review Questions.

10. LAN Switched Network Design.

Local-Area Network (LAN) Segments. Switched Network Components. Flat Network Topology. Hierarchical Topology. Switched LAN Network Designs. Benefits of a Layer 2 Switch in a Network. Benefits of a Layer 3 Router in a Network. VLAN Design Considerations. General Network Design Principles. Switched LAN Network Design Principles. Chapter Summary. Chapter Review Questions.

11. Switch Network Management.

Network Management Model. Protocols. Switch Port Analyzer (SPAN). Chapter Summary. Chapter Review Questions.

12. Switching Case Studies.

Hub-Based Networks. Bridge-Based Networks. Small Switch-Based Networks. Medium and Large Switch-Based Networks. VLANs. Chapter Summary. Chapter ReviewQuestions.

Appendix: Answers to Chapter Review Questions.

Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, Chapter 5, Chapter 6.

Chapter 7, Chapter 8, Chapter 9, Chapter 10, Chapter 11, Chapter 12.

Glossary.

Index.

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