Network Access Course

Network access has no secrets for you with this course on VLANs, Layer 2 discovery protocols, WLAN components and more.

3 hours, 14 minutes

Course description

Now that you understand the fundamentals, it's time to explore the details of network access. In this course, you'll look at configuring and verifying VLANs, inter-switch connectivity, Layer 2 discovery protocols and EtherChannel. You'll get to grips with Cisco Wireless Architectures and AP nodes, describe different types of connections and much more.


Configuring a WLAN in a WLC

Video - 00:21:00

Physical WLAN Connection and Management

Video - 00:17:00

Wireless Architectures and AP Modes

Video - 00:22:00

EtherChannels Concepts and Configuration

Video - 00:25:00

RPVST+ Part 2

Video - 00:21:00

RPVST+ Part 1

Video - 00:31:00

Layer 2 Discovery Protocols

Video - 00:19:00

dot1Q Fundamentals and Configuration

Video - 00:21:00

VLAN Fundamentals and Configuration

Video - 00:19:00

Meet the author

Ben Jacobson

Ben Jacobson is a network engineer with a passion for learning and drive to impart his passion onto those who wish to advance in the Cybersecuity and IT Networking industry. Ben has specialized in service provider WAN networking, engineering solutions for State Government infrastructure in the United States with a specialty in engineering connectivity for statewide scale IOT and OT.

Ben has always had a passion for helping others learn and advance. He's taken that passion and poured it into his several courses teaching to multiple IT networking vendor certifications and ancillary technologies surrounding the space.

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