Physical networks and the ethernet Course

1 hour, 1 minute


Wired connection scenarios

Video - 00:10:00

Wired connections can have issues that lead to slow or poor performance and Mike talks through some common areas to consider.
Testing cable

Video - 00:09:00

In this episode, Mike explores cable testing, covering wiremaps, continuity, and TDRs.
Introduction to structured cabling

Video - 00:04:00

In this episode, Mike examines the basic component of structured cabling, such as an equipment room, horizontal runs, and the work area.
Connecting ethernet scenarios

Video - 00:14:00

Learn about different cabling or switch configuration issues that can be difficult to diagnose.
Gigabit ethernet and 10-gigabit ethernet

Video - 00:05:00

Mike wraps up the Ethernet standards in this episode, covering 1000Base and 10GBase.
Hubs vs Switches

Video - 00:12:00

Mike explains the difference of traffic patterns between hubs and switches, and how the MAC address is used by switches.
Ethernet frames

Video - 00:07:00

Understand the Ethernet frame, its components, and how they are used by the various devices to route data traffic.

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