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Chapter 4

Answer to the #CCNA STP Question

Answer to the #CCNA STP Question

🕔09:56, 29.Jul 2013

No muss, no fuss, let’s dig into STP for #CCNA with the explanation and answer to the previous post’s STP question! Complete with pretty pictures! Link to the question Link to the brief topic introduction

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#CCNA Fast Start: a Spanning Tree Question

#CCNA Fast Start: a Spanning Tree Question

🕔09:51, 26.Jul 2013

STP questions on the #CCNA exam require that you practice the rules for choosing the root switch, root port, and designated ports. If oyu ignore some of those pesky tiebreakers, the rules can be pretty straightforward. Often times, people understand

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#CCNA Fast Start: Spanning Tree

#CCNA Fast Start: Spanning Tree

🕔11:00, 24.Jul 2013

Although most everyone has moved their #CCENT and #CCNA study to the new exams by now, I’m still working on a few more topics and questions for this Fast Start series. Today’s post on Spanning Tree Protocol (#STP) starts another

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STP Puzzle #3 – Answer Part 2

STP Puzzle #3 – Answer Part 2

🕔11:06, 21.Nov 2012

Root Port, Designated Port, and tiebreakers: Today’s #CCNA fun to wrap up this STP puzzle. Today’s post analyzes the rest of this puzzle’s STP roles and states, now that I told you that all the switches use default costs. Enjoy!

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STP Puzzle #3 – Answer Part 1, and Part 2 of the Problem

STP Puzzle #3 – Answer Part 1, and Part 2 of the Problem

🕔08:59, 12.Nov 2012

Plain and simple: check out the STP Puzzle 3 problem statement, and predict all the STP details you can. Todays post gives what I think you can (and cannot) figure out from the initial problem statement. It also gives more

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STP Puzzle 3

STP Puzzle 3

🕔10:28, 6.Nov 2012

  Who will be elected root in this latest #CCNA STP Puzzle? I just voted, so it made me think about doing another STP puzzle series. The first step: which switch becomes root? Big picture: Today’s post gives you part

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STP Puzzle Overview

STP Puzzle Overview

🕔19:59, 12.Dec 2011

I’ve named a new type of blog post: an STP Puzzle. The big idea is pretty simple. The problem tells you some (but not all) facts about Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) in a small switched network. Your job: determine as

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STP Puzzle #1, Answer Part 3

STP Puzzle #1, Answer Part 3

🕔11:17, 6.Dec 2011

This post wraps up the discussion of STP Puzzle #1 with a brief look at finding the designated ports (DPs) on each link between switches. As usual, check out the original post to make sense of this one. Note that

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STP Puzzle #1, Answer Part 2

STP Puzzle #1, Answer Part 2

🕔13:03, 5.Dec 2011

This post looks again at STP Puzzle #1. As usual, check out the original post to make sense of this one. Part 1 of the answer determined that switch S4 is the root in this puzzle. This post walks through

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STP Puzzle #1, Answer Part 1

STP Puzzle #1, Answer Part 1

🕔14:05, 2.Dec 2011

This post starts to answer STP Puzzle #1. As usual, check out the original post to make sense of this one. These puzzles give you some info about Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) in a particular network. Your job: figure out

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