The Network and its Forces

I have started looking CCDA information and some of it is interesting, towards the beginning the material started out at design methodologies. It talked about the “forces” of a new network framework and in this post I’ll focus on the business forces that make a new framework necessary. Continue reading “The Network and its Forces”

The “Ending” of Layer Two Redundancy

Although layer two redundancy should never end, this is the final chapter of understanding layer two redundancy in the network. Last week I talked about how and why STP (IEEE 802.1D) is important in the network and the problems and causes of not having it which can turn your network against you and everybody on it. Today’s post will talk about how a switch decides which one is in charge on the network and which ones aren’t Continue reading “The “Ending” of Layer Two Redundancy”