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Cisco Networks: Engineers’ Handbook of Routing, Switching, and Security with IOS, NX-OS, and ASA by Noel Rivera, Richard Bedwell, William Wilson, Chris Carthern

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CHAPTER 14

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Advanced Switching

This chapter discusses securing switch interfaces using port security, and reviews DHCP snooping. In Chapter 13 you learned how to provide high-availability of systems, including network redundancy and fault tolerance. You will revisit protocols such as Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP), and learn how they can be used for load balancing and with VLANs. You will also learn about server load balancing, and how you can add redundancy and load balancing to servers connected to switches. Other content in this chapter includes the switch management function, including backing ...

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