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Cisco Catalyst Switches : Cisco Technical Expert S. - Louis Rossi

Cisco Catalyst Switches

Cisco Technical Expert S.

Paperback Published: 27th August 1999
ISBN: 9780071349826
Number Of Pages: 412

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Configure Cisco catalyst switches with ease.

The perfect partner for those studying for the CLSC Cisco LAN Switch Configuration exam, not to mention anyone who works in a Catalyst environment. This comprehensive resource by Louis R. Rossi, Louis D. Rossi and Thomas Rossi, covers the entire Cisco Catalyst LAN switching family of products from theory to implementation. Using this roadmap, you'll learn how to:
*Visualize the catalyst switching architecture
*Understand VLANs and Trunking, Transparent Bridging, and the Spanning Tree Protocol
*Handle Source Route Bridging
*Distinguish between static and dynamic VLANs
*Configure the Cisco Catalyst 5000 series of switches
*Work with the Catalyst 1900, 2900XL, and 4000 switch series
*Prepare for the CLSC and CCIE exams with practice questions in every chapter Whether you're looking to ace the exam or just make your job a whole lot easier, you'll get the help you need here Order your copy today

Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Switching and Bridging Conceptsp. 1
Ethernetp. 2
Ethernet Frame Formatsp. 5
Ethernet IIp. 7
IEEE 802.3 with 802.2 Logical Link Controlp. 7
IEEE 802.3 Sub-Network Access Protocol (Ethernet SNAP)p. 8
Novell Ethernetp. 8
Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection (CSMA/CD)p. 8
Fast Ethernetp. 9
Gigabit Ethernetp. 10
Full-Duplex Ethernetp. 11
Physical Segmentationp. 11
Broadcasts and Logical Segmentationp. 14
Multicastsp. 16
What Is the Difference between a Switch and a Bridge?p. 16
Frame-Forwarding Methods of a Switchp. 16
Bridges and Segmentationp. 17
Switches and Segmentationp. 18
Routers and Segmentationp. 21
Comparing Segmentation with Routers, Bridges, and Switchesp. 21
What to Buy, Routers or Switchesp. 23
How Many Nodes Should Be Placed on a Physical Segment?p. 23
How Many Nodes Should Be Placed on a Logical Segment?p. 24
Transparent Bridgingp. 33
The Three Functions of a Transparent Bridgep. 34
Learningp. 34
Forwarding and Filteringp. 37
Avoiding Loopsp. 39
Spanning Tree Protocolp. 41
The Root Bridgep. 42
Which Ports Should Be Blocked?p. 43
Spanning Tree Port Statesp. 53
Token Ring and Source-Route Bridgingp. 63
Token Ring Architecturep. 64
Token Ring Segmentationp. 67
Source-Route Bridgingp. 70
Route Discoveryp. 74
All-Routes Explorer Packetsp. 74
Spanning Tree Explorer Packetsp. 75
Source-Route Transparent Bridgingp. 77
Source-Route Translational Bridgingp. 77
Virtual LANsp. 81
VLAN Definedp. 82
Static VLANsp. 84
Dynamic VLANsp. 85
Trunkingp. 85
Trunking over Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernetp. 91
Inter-Switch Link (ISL)p. 91
IEEE 802.1Qp. 91
Trunking and FDDIp. 94
ATM and Trunkingp. 94
VLANs and the Spanning Tree Protocolp. 94
Routers and VLANsp. 98
Trunking to Routers (Router on a Stick)p. 101
Trunking to Serversp. 102
Small and Medium-Sized Catalyst Switchesp. 107
Catalyst 1900p. 108
Catalyst 2820p. 110
Catalyst 2900XL Seriesp. 111
Catalyst 3000 Seriesp. 113
Catalyst 3900 Seriesp. 114
Catalyst 4000 Seriesp. 115
The Catalyst 5000 Seriesp. 123
Supervisor Enginesp. 124
Supervisor Engine Memoryp. 126
Catalyst 5000 Line Cardsp. 127
10-Mb/s Ethernet Line Cardsp. 128
Fast Ethernet Line Cardsp. 128
FDDI Line Cardsp. 129
ATM LAN Emulation Line Cardsp. 130
Route-Switch Modulesp. 130
Gigabit Ethernet Line Cardsp. 131
Catalyst 8510 Line Cardsp. 132
The Chassisp. 132
Catalyst 2900 Seriesp. 132
Catalyst 5002 Seriesp. 133
Catalyst 5000p. 134
Catalyst 5505p. 135
Catalyst 5509p. 135
Catalyst 5500p. 136
Catalyst 5000 Series Backplanep. 138
Processors and Architecture of the Catalyst 5000p. 142
Application-Specific Integrated Circuitsp. 142
Fast EtherChannel and the Ethernet Bundling Controllerp. 144
Configuring the Catalyst 5000 Series Switchp. 155
Introduction to the Catalyst Operating Systemp. 156
Catalyst Modesp. 160
The Bannerp. 161
Automatic Session Logoutp. 162
Supervisor Engine's Console Baud Ratep. 162
Terminal Message Loggingp. 163
Setting Passwordsp. 163
Password Recoveryp. 164
Configuring SNMP Parametersp. 167
The Interface sc0p. 168
IP Permit Listsp. 173
DNS and an IP Host Tablep. 175
The Interface sl0p. 176
The Reset Commandp. 177
The Configuration Filep. 178
Sample Catalyst Switch Configp. 178
Sample Router Configp. 184
Backing Up and Restoring a Configuration Filep. 184
Managing the Catalyst IOS Filesp. 186
The Boot System Commandp. 190
Configuring the Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet Portsp. 190
Working with the Spanning Tree Protocolp. 193
Uplink Fastp. 197
Advanced Configurations of the Catalyst 5000 Switchp. 203
VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)p. 204
VTP Modesp. 213
VTP Pruningp. 214
Management Domainsp. 214
Configuring Management Domainsp. 219
Configuring Secure Management Domainsp. 221
Configuring VTP Version 2p. 222
Configuring VTP Pruningp. 223
Verifying the VTP Settingsp. 223
Configuring VLANsp. 224
Configuring Dynamic VLANsp. 22
Configuring Trunkingp. 231
Configuring Fast EtherChannel and Gigabit EtherChannelp. 239
Configuring Port Protocol Filteringp. 240
Configuring Port Securityp. 242
Working with Sniffersp. 243
Controlling Broadcastsp. 244
Working with the CAM Tablep. 247
Routing VLANs with an External Router (One-Armed Routing)p. 249
Configuring the Route Switch Module (RSM)p. 251
Multilayer Switching (MLS) Definedp. 252
Configuring Multilayer Switchingp. 262
Configuring Token Ring and FDDI on the Catalyst Switchp. 271
Token Ring Featuresp. 272
Configuring the Port Speedp. 272
Configuring the Duplex Methodp. 273
Configuring Early Token Releasep. 274
Reducing the Number of All Routes Explorer (ARE) Packetsp. 274
Viewing Token Ring Port Settingsp. 275
Token Ring VLANsp. 275
Configuring Token Ring VLANsp. 276
FDDI and Catalyst Switchesp. 281
FDDI Automated Packet Recognition and Translation (APaRT)p. 282
FDDI and Catalyst Switchesp. 285
Configuring Translational Bridgingp. 285
Configuring FDDI Trunkingp. 291
Configuring an FDDI Port to Trunk and Translationally Bridging at the Same Timep. 296
Configuring ATM LAN Emulation (LANE) for Trunkingp. 299
ATM and Gigabit Ethernetp. 301
ATM and LAN Emulationp. 302
Creating an ATM LANE Cloudp. 304
LANE Component Virtual Circuitsp. 307
ATM Addressingp. 311
LANE Operationp. 313
Configuring LANEp. 332
Example LANE Configurationp. 337
Glossaryp. 347
Indexp. 387
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ISBN: 9780071349826
ISBN-10: 0071349820
Series: Cisco Technical Expert S.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 412
Published: 27th August 1999
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.0  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.77