A hands on course covering the product specifics of Cisco switches. Installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting are all covered in a practical oriented way. VLANs often take up a large part of the course. The course covers all interfaces but concentrates on using the command line interface. Delegates are, however, free to use the web based interface in all exercises.
Anyone working with Cisco switches. Particularly aimed at engineers and technicians supporting Cisco switches.
Single segment Ethernet, CSMA/CD, Broadcast domains, collision domains. Hubs, Extending the LAN.
Hands on Hub based Ethernet.
What are switches, frame forwarding and filtering, the forwarding database.
Hands on Switched based Ethernet.
Accessing the switch, installing the switch, The CLI, connecting PCs using the switch.
Hands on Configuring Cisco switches.
User and privilege modes, online help, show, basic troubleshooting. The configuration editor, Global, major and sub commands, enable, secret and other passwords.
Hands on Simple troubleshooting using the CLI.
Speed, duplex, security, trunking.
Hands on Port trunking.
Spanning Tree, Loops, effect, root bridges, bridge port states, STP reconfiguration. RSTP and variants.
Hands on STP.
What are VLANs, configuring VLANs, access ports and trunks, 802.1Q, inter VLAN routing.
Hands on Access ports, trunks, layer 3 switching.
Configuration management, software management, password recovery.
Hands on TFTP.
SNMP, RMON, RMON II.
LEDs, CDP, logging, Layer 1, layer 2, layer 3.
Hands on Fixing things.
"Everything was very well explained."
"An excellent course."
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.