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ICND1 3.0: Discovering Ethernet and Troubleshooting Methodologies


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number


Overview/Description
You will be able to identify Ethernet LAN media, describe the functions of a switch, and troubleshoot communication issues with a structured plan. This course focuses on Ethernet networks. It will identify the different types of Ethernet connections and cables that are available as well as the addressing that is needed for Ethernet communication within a LAN. It will also describe how switches handle the different types of frames that may be received on an interface and how to troubleshoot connectivity issues with the LAN.

Target Audience
Anyone, from junior to senior network administrators, who is responsible for the configuration, maintenance, verification, and troubleshooting of Cisco IOS Routers and Switches.

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
3.0

Lesson Objectives

ICND1 3.0: Discovering Ethernet and Troubleshooting Methodologies

  • start the course
  • describe Ethernet LAN connection media
  • describe unshielded twisted-pair cable
  • describe straight-through and crossover UTP cable
  • compare straight-through and crossover UTP cable
  • describe optical fiber cables and connectors
  • describe Ethernet frame structure
  • describe MAC addresses
  • compare unicast, broadcast, and multicast MAC addresses
  • implement frame switching
  • describe the frame forwarding process
  • implement the frame forwarding process
  • describe the MAC address table
  • compare half and full duplex
  • configure and verify speed on an IOS switch
  • configure and verify duplex on an IOS switch
  • identify different cable requirements
  • define the frame forwarding process
  • describe troubleshooting methods
  • implement using troubleshooting methods
  • describe the troubleshooting tools
  • compare troubleshooting tools
  • implement using the troubleshooting tools
  • describe troubleshooting common switch media issues
  • implement troubleshooting common switch media issues
  • implement troubleshooting common switch port issues
  • implement troubleshooting duplex-related issues
  • describe the general troubleshooting process
  • identify a duplex issue
  • Course Number:
    cc_icnd_a03_it_enus