• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore, and configure, the Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol and Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol on a Cisco Catalyst switch.

Learning Objectives

SWITCH 2.0 : Rapid and Multiple Spanning Tree

  • identify the differences between RSTP and STP, demonstrate how quickly RSTP can fail over between links, and describe how Cisco's implementation of Rapid Per-VLAN STP differs from the 802.1w implementation
  • explain how a single MST instance can detect loops across single or multiple VLANs and configure MST on a Cisco Catalyst switch

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services