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Cisco Enterprise Networks: First Hop Redundancy Protocols

by Ben Piper

In this course, you'll learn how to configure a switch to function as a router. You'll also learn how to configure the first hop redundancy protocols HSRP, VRRP, and GLBP. Finally, you'll learn how to configure port mirroring using SPAN and RSPAN.

What you'll learn

For networks that require high availability, first-hop redundancy protocols are a must. In this course, Cisco Enterprise Networks: First Hop Redundancy Protocols, you’ll get hands-on experience learning first-hop redundancy protocols. First, you'll learn the Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP). Next, you'll discover the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) and Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP). Finally, you'll explore how to capture network traffic using Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) and Remote Switched Port Analyzer (RSPAN). By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid grasp of first-hop redundancy protocols.

About the author

Ben Piper is the author of the "CCNP Enterprise Certification Study Guide: Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies" and the "AWS Certified Solutions Architect Study Guide". You can contact Ben by visiting his website,

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