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Ethernet Switching

Chapter Description

In this sample chapter from Introduction to Networks Companion Guide (CCNAv7) for Cisco Networking Academy students, you will review available switching forwarding methods and port settings on Layer 2 switch ports.

Key Terms

This chapter uses the following key terms. You can find the definitions in the glossary at the end of the book.

contention-based access method page 237

collision fragment page 238

runt frame page 238

jumbo frame page 238

baby giant frame page 238

cyclic redundancy check (CRC) page 239

organizationally unique identifier (OUI) page 242

burned-in address (BIA) page 243

Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) page 245

Neighbor Discovery (ND) page 245

MAC address table page 249

unknown unicast page 250

store-and-forward switching page 254

cut-through switching page 255

fast-forward switching page 256

fragment-free switching page 256

automatic medium-dependent interface crossover (auto-MDIX) page 259

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