During my Cisco 100-101 and 200-101 CCNA exams, I compiled a list of flash card type system to help me learn the ideas of the curriculum. Spanning Tree Protocol - 802.1d Steps to STP convergence: 1. Elect the root bridge - Lowest Bridge ID wins. - If there is a tie, the lowest MAC address 2. Find the best path…

EtherChannel: Link Aggregation Protocol (LaGP) is one of few modes for link aggregation. LAGP uses Active or Passive modes for each side of the link. Port Aggregation Protocol (PaGP) uses dynamic desirable and dynamic auto in the styles of port negotiation. Dynamic Desirable + Dynamic Desirable = PaGP formed. Dynamic Desirable + Dynamic Auto = PaGP formed. Dynamic Auto +…

I began this post as a sort of diary or progress tracker for myself, but I think it could be beneficial to others, so I've decided to open it up to the public. It all began with the following video which prompted me to begin tracking my progress with my personal goals, and has since expanded into financial and professional…