• 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 Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.