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Authorized Self-Study Guide Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN) by Erum Frahim - CCIE No. 7549, Balaji Sivasubramanian, Richard Froom - CCIE No. 5102

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Chapter 7. Enhancing Network Stability, Functionality, Reliability, and Performance Using Advanced Features

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This chapter covers the following topics:

  • EtherChannel

  • Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)

  • Protocol Filtering

  • Broadcast and Multicast Suppression

  • Multiple Default Gateways

  • DHCP for Management IP Configuration

  • MAC Address Notification

  • Debounce Timer

  • Baby Giants and Jumbo Frames

  • Error-Disable

  • IEEE 802.3 Flow Control

  • Unidirectional Link Detection (UDLD) and Aggressive Mode UDLD

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Previous chapters discussed the model for building Cisco multilayer switched networks and the building blocks of multilayer switched networks such as VLANs and the IEEE Spanning Tree Protocol. Cisco multilayer switches offer additional Layer 2 features ...

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