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31 Days Before Your CompTIA Network Certification Exam: A Day-By-Day Review Guide for the N10-006 Certification Exam by Allan Johnson

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Day 18. STP, VLANs, Trunking, and VTP

CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Exam Topics

Image 2.6 Given a scenario, configure a switch using proper features

Key Topics

Today, we continue our review of switching technologies. Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and Rapid STP (RSTP) will be discussed. We will look at the importance of virtual LANs (VLANs) and trunking between switches. We will finish our review of switching technologies by looking at Cisco’s VLAN trunking protocol (VTP).

STP and RSTP Concepts and Operation

STP helps to prevent loops in a redundant switched network by providing one switched path. There are many varieties of STP and RSTP, some of which ...

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