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Re: Common operational misconceptions
From: Chuck Anderson <cra () WPI EDU>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 09:01:59 -0500

On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 08:27:14AM -0500, Jeff Kell wrote:
On 2/16/2012 8:17 AM, Ray Soucy wrote:
I've found starting off with some history on Ethernet (Maine loves Bob
Metcalfe) becomes a very solid base for understanding; how "Ethernet"
today is very different; starting with hubs, bridges, collisions, and
those problems, then introducing modern switching, VLANs, broadcast
domain's etc.

It's a bit dated (1998) but I always thought Rich Siefert covered "the
basics" very well...

I like this free Juniper online training to introduce people to Layer 2 and
Layer 3 and how they interact:


"Networking Fundamentals" eLearning course.

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