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Virtual LANs - Chapter Summary
In this online study guide chapter, you'll review a short series of lessons that cover the basic uses and functions of virtual LANs. You'll learn about VLAN implementation and troubleshooting procedures, as well as the concept of trunking. After each lesson, you'll be invited to take a short quiz that goes over key terms and concepts. Take the chapter exam to further reinforce your knowledge, and don't hesitate to submit questions to our instructors if you have any. Additionally, we've made this chapter accessible on any computer or mobile device so you can study wherever and whenever it's convenient. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be equipped to:
- Describe the function and implementation of VLANs
- Discuss the uses of trunking in VLAN environments
- Recognize procedures and commands related to VLAN troubleshooting
1. What is a VLAN? - Definition, Function & Implementation
VLAN is a logical partition of a local area network (LAN) into a different group(s). In this lesson, let us understand about VLAN, its functions and its underlying implementation.
2. VLAN & Trunking: Definition & Uses
In this lesson, we will learn the differences between a LAN and a VLAN. The advantages of a VLAN implementation will be discussed as well as the application and uses of trunking within the VLAN environment.
3. VLAN Troubleshooting: Procedures & Commands
A VLAN is a virtual division of one LAN into different networks. A VLAN may face certain issues which can require troubleshooting using network commands. We will discuss these commands in this lesson.
4. Required Assignments Reminder
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