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CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching Study Guide (Exams 200-120, ICND1, & ICND2), with Boson NetSim Limited Edition, 5th Edition by Richard Deal

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Bridges and Switches

CERTIFICATION OBJECTIVES

4.01   Problems and Limitations of Ethernet

4.02   Solutions to Collision Problems

4.03   Bridges versus Switches

4.04   Switching Functions

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This chapter provides an introduction to bridges and switches. Bridges and switches are both layer 2 devices, functioning at the data link layer of the OSI Reference Model. Even though they are both layer 2 devices and have many similarities between them, bridges and switches also have many differences. With advancements in ...

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