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Cisco Catalyst LAN Switching

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ISBN-10: 0071349820

ISBN-13: 9780071349826

Edition: 1999

Authors: Louis D. Rossi, Thomas Rossi

List price: $55.00
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The Cisco catalyst switch is the newest piece of hardware in the Cisco line of products. This book explains how to configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco catalyst LAN switching family of products, and serves as a preparation tool for the CCIE exam.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Switching and Bridging Concepts
Ethernet Frame Formats
Ethernet II
IEEE 802.3 with 802.2 Logical Link Control
IEEE 802.3 Sub-Network Access Protocol (Ethernet SNAP)
Novell Ethernet
Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection (CSMA/CD)
Fast Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
Full-Duplex Ethernet
Physical Segmentation
Broadcasts and Logical Segmentation
What Is the Difference between a Switch and a Bridge?
Frame-Forwarding Methods of a Switch
Bridges and Segmentation
Switches and Segmentation
Routers and Segmentation
Comparing Segmentation with Routers, Bridges, and Switches
What to Buy, Routers or Switches
How Many Nodes Should Be Placed on a Physical Segment?
How Many Nodes Should Be Placed on a Logical Segment?
Transparent Bridging
The Three Functions of a Transparent Bridge
Forwarding and Filtering
Avoiding Loops
Spanning Tree Protocol
The Root Bridge
Which Ports Should Be Blocked?
Spanning Tree Port States
Token Ring and Source-Route Bridging
Token Ring Architecture
Token Ring Segmentation
Source-Route Bridging
Route Discovery
All-Routes Explorer Packets
Spanning Tree Explorer Packets
Source-Route Transparent Bridging
Source-Route Translational Bridging
Virtual LANs
VLAN Defined
Static VLANs
Dynamic VLANs
Trunking over Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet
Inter-Switch Link (ISL)
IEEE 802.1Q
Trunking and FDDI
ATM and Trunking
VLANs and the Spanning Tree Protocol
Routers and VLANs
Trunking to Routers (Router on a Stick)
Trunking to Servers
Small and Medium-Sized Catalyst Switches
Catalyst 1900
Catalyst 2820
Catalyst 2900XL Series
Catalyst 3000 Series
Catalyst 3900 Series
Catalyst 4000 Series
The Catalyst 5000 Series
Supervisor Engines
Supervisor Engine Memory
Catalyst 5000 Line Cards
10-Mb/s Ethernet Line Cards
Fast Ethernet Line Cards
FDDI Line Cards
ATM LAN Emulation Line Cards
Route-Switch Modules
Gigabit Ethernet Line Cards
Catalyst 8510 Line Cards
The Chassis
Catalyst 2900 Series
Catalyst 5002 Series
Catalyst 5000
Catalyst 5505
Catalyst 5509
Catalyst 5500
Catalyst 5000 Series Backplane
Processors and Architecture of the Catalyst 5000
Application-Specific Integrated Circuits
Fast EtherChannel and the Ethernet Bundling Controller
Configuring the Catalyst 5000 Series Switch
Introduction to the Catalyst Operating System
Catalyst Modes
The Banner
Automatic Session Logout
Supervisor Engine's Console Baud Rate
Terminal Message Logging
Setting Passwords
Password Recovery
Configuring SNMP Parameters
The Interface sc0
IP Permit Lists
DNS and an IP Host Table
The Interface sl0
The Reset Command
The Configuration File
Sample Catalyst Switch Config
Sample Router Config
Backing Up and Restoring a Configuration File
Managing the Catalyst IOS Files
The Boot System Command
Configuring the Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet Ports
Working with the Spanning Tree Protocol
Uplink Fast
Advanced Configurations of the Catalyst 5000 Switch
VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
VTP Modes
VTP Pruning
Management Domains
Configuring Management Domains
Configuring Secure Management Domains
Configuring VTP Version 2
Configuring VTP Pruning
Verifying the VTP Settings
Configuring VLANs
Configuring Dynamic VLANs
Configuring Trunking
Configuring Fast EtherChannel and Gigabit EtherChannel
Configuring Port Protocol Filtering
Configuring Port Security
Working with Sniffers
Controlling Broadcasts
Working with the CAM Table
Routing VLANs with an External Router (One-Armed Routing)
Configuring the Route Switch Module (RSM)
Multilayer Switching (MLS) Defined
Configuring Multilayer Switching
Configuring Token Ring and FDDI on the Catalyst Switch
Token Ring Features
Configuring the Port Speed
Configuring the Duplex Method
Configuring Early Token Release
Reducing the Number of All Routes Explorer (ARE) Packets
Viewing Token Ring Port Settings
Token Ring VLANs
Configuring Token Ring VLANs
FDDI and Catalyst Switches
FDDI Automated Packet Recognition and Translation (APaRT)
FDDI and Catalyst Switches
Configuring Translational Bridging
Configuring FDDI Trunking
Configuring an FDDI Port to Trunk and Translationally Bridging at the Same Time
Configuring ATM LAN Emulation (LANE) for Trunking
ATM and Gigabit Ethernet
ATM and LAN Emulation
Creating an ATM LANE Cloud
LANE Component Virtual Circuits
ATM Addressing
LANE Operation
Configuring LANE
Example LANE Configuration