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Cisco Networking Academy Switched Networks Companion Guide: VLANs

Chapter Description

This chapter covers how to configure, manage, and troubleshoot VLANs and VLAN trunks. It also examines security considerations and strategies relating to VLANs and trunks, and best practices for VLAN design.

Practice

The following activities provide practice with the topics introduced in this chapter. The Labs and Class Activities are available in the companion Switched Networks Lab Manual (ISBN 978-1-58713-372-5). The Packet Tracer Activities PKA files are found in the online course.

Class Activities

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  • Class Activity 3.0.1.2: Vacation Station
  • Class Activity 3.4.1.1: VLAN Plan

Labs

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  • Lab 3.2.2.5: Configuring VLANs and Trunking
  • Lab 3.2.4.9: Troubleshooting VLAN Configurations

Packet Tracer Activities

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  • Packet Tracer Activity 3.1.1.5: Who Hears the Broadcast?
  • Packet Tracer Activity 3.1.2.7: Investigating a VLAN Implementation
  • Packet Tracer Activity 3.2.1.7: Configuring VLANs
  • Packet Tracer Activity 3.2.2.4: Configuring Trunks
  • Packet Tracer Activity 3.2.4.7: Troubleshooting a VLAN Implementation—Scenario 1
  • Packet Tracer Activity 3.2.4.8: Troubleshooting a VLAN Implementation—Scenario 2
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