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Cisco IP Switched Networks (CCNP Switch) , Part 3: Spanning Tree

with expert Kenneth Mayer


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Release date 7/2/2018
Level Intermediate
Runtime 2h 15m
Closed captioning N/A
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Hands-on labs N/A
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Course description

This course discusses the options of spanning tree and what is happening when switches talk to each other to create a loop free topology.

Prerequisites

This is part 3 in the series.

Meet the expert

Kenneth Mayer As a certified Microsoft Instructor, Ken has focused his career on various security aspects of computer and network technology since the early 1980s. He has offered a wide variety of IT training and high level consulting projects for Fortune 500 companies globally. Through the course of his extensive career, he has taught a full line of Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, and other high level IT Security curricula.


Course outline



Spanning Tree Protocol

Spanning Tree (17:49)
  • Introduction (00:12)
  • Types of STP (06:31)
  • STP Operation eNotes (05:56)
  • BPDU eNotes (05:01)
  • Summary (00:08)
Root Bridge (27:31)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • BPDU Types (01:10)
  • Electing the Root Bridge (08:06)
  • Root Bridge eNotes (12:20)
  • STP Transition States (05:37)
  • Summary (00:08)
PVST (24:37)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • PVST (05:47)
  • Demo: Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (05:04)
  • Demo: VTP and Trunking (05:53)
  • Demo: Change Root Bridge (04:55)
  • Influencing the Root Bridge Election (02:40)
  • Summary (00:08)

STP Options

Cost and Priority (24:40)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Changing Cost and Priority eNotes (05:26)
  • Manipulate a Path (00:49)
  • Demo: Cost and Priority (04:10)
  • Convergence Time (01:07)
  • RSTP Port States (04:47)
  • Change of Port States (03:30)
  • Running RSTP (03:12)
  • Spanning Tree Security Overview (01:20)
  • Summary (00:08)
UplinkFast (20:59)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • UplinkFast eNotes (02:01)
  • BackboneFast eNotes (03:39)
  • Configure UplinkFast and BackboneFast (01:03)
  • PortFast and BPDU Guard eNotes (03:15)
  • BPDU Filter (02:13)
  • Root Guard (02:39)
  • Demo: PortFast (05:48)
  • Summary (00:08)
Unidirectional Problems (19:49)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Unidirectional Problems eNotes (03:45)
  • Loop Guard (03:06)
  • Hardware Failure (01:20)
  • Flex Links (01:11)
  • Flex Links eNotes (01:03)
  • Multiple Spanning Tree (01:48)
  • MST Design eNotes (04:09)
  • Internal Spanning Trees (00:48)
  • MST and STP (01:05)
  • Summary (01:13)
  • Summary (00:08)