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This book contains all of the information that you will need in order to pass Cisco's Switching exam, a stepping stone for your CCNP certification. As a certified Cisco instructor for over four years, I have helped many students in their struggle for certification. Besides teaching the BCMSN class, I teach the ICND, BSCN, CATM, DCN, CID, BSSC, and MSSC classes. I also bring a real-life perspective to not only my teaching, but to this book. I have been in this industry over a decade, have my own consulting company based in Orlando, FL, and have written another book on Cisco's Catalyst switches. This book will explain the fundamental ABC's of LAN switching and the tools available to you to design, implement, and configure switches in very large campus environments. All of the objectives outlined by Cisco's BCMSN class as well as other important switching topics are covered thoroughly in this book. These topics include a thorough discussion of VLANs, the Spanning Tree Protocol, routing between VLANs, Cisco's proprietary Hot Standby Routing Protocol, Multilayer Switching, multicasting, and many, many more. Besides an overview of these subjects, I explain the necessary configuration commands to implement these features in your campus network. You will be presented with detailed configuration examples as well as many example test questions following each chapter, reinforcing the material that you covered. To assist you in your studies, each question has not only a detailed explanation of why a specific answer is correct, but also explains why the other answers are incorrect. When preparing for the test, it is not only important to know why a specific answer is correct, but why the remaining answers are incorrect: I have found that by providing readers and students this type of tool, it greatly facilitates their learning and definitely enhances their test-taking skills. The last two chapters contain a sample test along with answers and explanations for each correct and incorrect answer. With this book and the sample questions, you will be more than prepared for tackling the Switching test. I wish you the best on the long read to achieving your CCNP and CCIE. Richard Deal