After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:
Describe carrier Ethernet.
Describe the Layer 2 services that are available on the MX Series 3D Ethernet Universal Edge Routers.
Describe the function of an Ethernet LAN.
Describe learning and forwarding in a bridging environment.
Describe Ethernet frame filtering.
Implement VLAN tagging.
Describe and implement MVRP.
Implement a Layer 2 firewall filter.
Describe the usage of a routing instance.
Describe the function of a virtual router.
Describe the function of a virtual switch.
Describe the usage of logical systems.
Implement a virtual switch.
Describe interconnecting routing instances.
Describe the different Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) VLAN stacking models.
Describe the components of provider bridging.
Configure and monitor provider bridging.
Explain the purpose of the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP).
Describe the basic operation of the STP, the Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), the Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), and the VLAN Spanning Tree Protocol (VSTP).
Configure and monitor the STP, the RSTP, the MSTP, and the VSTP.
Explain the purpose of bridge protocol data unit (BPDU), loop, and root protection.
Explain typical OAM features.
Describe the basic operation of link fault management (LFM).
Describe the basic operation of connectivity fault management (CFM).
Configure and monitor Ethernet OAM.
Describe the basic operation of Ethernet Ring Protection (ERP).
Configure and monitor ERP.
Describe the basic operation of LAGs and MC-LAGs.
Configure and monitor a LAG and MC-LAGs.
Describe the basic functionality of MX Series Virtual Chassis.
Describe a basic troubleshooting method.
List common issues that disrupt network operations.
Identify tools used in network troubleshooting.
Use available tools to resolve network issues.