Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:
What are the primary functions and features of a router?
How do you connect devices for a small, routed network?
How do you configure basic settings on a router to route between two directly connected networks, using CLI?
How do you verify connectivity between two networks that are directly connected to a router?
What is the encapsulation and de-encapsulation process used by routers when switching packets between interfaces?
What is the path determination function of a router?
What are the routing table entries for directly connected networks?
How does a router build a routing table of directly connected networks?
How does a router build a routing table using static routes?
How does a router build a routing table using a dynamic routing protocol?