Wireless networking is virtually essential to most modern networks. This makes understanding the principles paramount for installation, configuration, and troubleshooting.
- [Narrator] An access point will advertise … a Basic Service Set, BSS, which is its capabilities. … These advertisements are done via unique BSS identifier … which is formed from the radio's MAC address. … The BSSID uniquely identifies this AP … from others in the area, even those that may be advertising … a network of the same name. … Speaking of network names, wireless networks … broadcast the presence of various networks … via beacon packets with Service Set IDs or SSIDs. … SSIDs can be up to 32-bytes long … and can consist of alphanumeric characters … as well as various symbols and languages. … SSIDs are the human readable network names … that show up on my list of available networks … when I'm trying to find Wi-Fi on my phone. … Once I choose a network, my phone will actually connect … to the BSSID of the AP with the strongest signal, … and also advertising the chosen SSID. … An AP almost always bridges clients to a wired network … via a switch. … Cisco refers to this connection to a switch …
Note: A complete overview of the exam and registration instructions can be found at https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/training-events/training-certifications/exams/current-list/ccna-200-301.html.
- Network models
- Network components
- Troubleshooting the interface and cable issues
- Configuring IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
- Switching concepts
- Switching configuration
- Wireless architectures
- Wireless security
Skill Level Intermediate
Networking Foundations: IP Addressingwith Timothy Pintello2h 35m Intermediate
1. Network Fundamentals
2. Network Access
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