A hands on switching course for those already familiar with the basics of Ethernet switching. The course focuses on L3 switching along with the QoS and security features that layer 3 switches can add to the network.
Switch review, VLANs, inter VLAN routing.
Hands on VLANs and tagging, separating networks with routers.
IP addresses, subnet masks, default gateways.
Hands on L3 switches and VLANs
Routers in switches, configuring a switch to route,
switch ports, router ports, when to switch, when to
route. What is the difference between a router and
a L3 switch?
Hands on Analysing packet flows through a L3 switch.
Why use static routes? Default routes.
Hands on Configuring static routes.
Hands on RIP, OSPF.
Default gateways, VRRP/HSRP/GBLP. Load
sharing, critical IP addresses. Interaction between
STP and L3 redundancy
Hands on VRRP.
IGMP, IGMP snooping, multicasts and routers,
Hands on Multicasts between VLANs.
IPv6 and L2 switches, IPv6 and L3 switches.
Hands on Adding IPv6 into the network.
DSCP, 802.1Q, 802.1p, mapping, classification,
policy, Ingress queues, Egress queues. Dropping
frames, limiting bandwidth.
Hands on Voice through switches.
Layer 2 security, filtering at layer 3.
Hands on Controlling inter VLAN traffic.
"Hard concepts were explained very simply"
"Excellent presentation - very good course structure."
This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.