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Chapter 11. Network Troubleshooting > Troubleshooting the Network

Troubleshooting the Network

Given a scenario, troubleshoot common router and switch problems.

Given a scenario, troubleshoot common physical and connectivity problems.


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If you can correctly answer these questions before going through this section, save time by skimming the Exam Alerts in this section and then complete the Cram Quiz at the end of the section.

1. What commonly used protocol is designed to prevent switching loops?

2. What can occur when a network is overwhelmed with constant broadcasts or multicast traffic?

Answers

1. Switching loops are simply the result of having more than one path between two switches in a network. Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) is designed to prevent these loops from occurring.

2. A broadcast storm occurs when a network is overwhelmed with constant broadcasts or multicast traffic.


  

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