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Switching Fundamentals

Refresh your knowledge of switching fundamentals with seven videos on configuring, verifying and troubleshooting switches.

7 videos  //  41 minutes of training

Course description

Switches act as the central connection point for everything you plug into your local network. Take a closer look at the fundamentals of switching with this seven-video course covering Ethernet frames, troubleshooting interfaces and cable issues, switching fundamentals and configuring, verifying and troubleshooting various aspects of the network. Includes instructions and vocabulary.

Course syllabus

LAN Switching FundamentalsDuration: 6:30

Ethernet Frame FormatDuration: 1:48

Troubleshooting Interface and Cable IssuesDuration: 5:18

Configuring, Verifying and Troubleshooting VLANsDuration: 4:31

Configuring, Verifying and Troubleshooting Interswitch ConnectivityDuration: 5:15

Configuring and Verifying Layer 2 ProtocolsDuration: 8:00

Configuring, Verifying and Troubleshooting Port SecurityDuration: 9:10

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.