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Cisco BCMSN 642-811 - Switched Networks, VLANs, and Trunks


This course explains Cisco's design philosophy for creating scalable campus networks, including Cisco's three-layer hierarchical model and Cisco's new Enterprise Model design. The different types of Layer 2 and Layer 3 solutions, including the different E

This lesson is part of our Cisco BCMSN 642-811 online training series which contains over 25 hours of self-paced courseware. Our web-based training provides 6 months of unlimited access.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Use the Enterprise Composite Network Model to design networks
  • Compare and contrast Layer 2 switches, routers, Layer 3 switches, and multilayer switches
  • Compare and contrast Ethernet technologies
  • Compare, configure, and troubleshoot dynamic and static VLANs and ISL trunking protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot trunks and pruning
  • Describe the three different VTP modes


  • Network Design
  • Enterprise Network Model
  • Network Devices
  • Network Media Types
  • Switching Roles in Network Design
  • CatOS and IOS Comparison and Switch Configuration
  • Switch Troubleshooting
  • Converting CatOS to IOS and SFM Connectivity
  • Advantages of Virtual LANs
  • VLAN Implementations and Assignment of Users
  • Frame Tagging VLAN Information and Protocols
  • Dynamic Trunk Protocol Configuration
  • VLAN Trunk Protocol

This course is for anyone who wants to get the most out of using Cisco BCMSN 642-811.

Prerequisites: None:

Technical Requirements:

  • Internet connection
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  • JavaScript must be enabled.

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Total Courses: 11
Total Time: 25+ hours
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