Which statement describes a characteristic of Cisco Meraki switches?
They are cloud-managed access switches that enable virtual stacking of switches.
They are service provider switches that aggregate traffic at the edge of the network.
They promote infrastructure scalability, operational continuity, and transport flexibility.
They are campus LAN switches that perform the same functions as Cisco 2960 switches.
Which design feature will limit the size of a failure domain in an enterprise network?
the use of the building switch block approach
the use of a collapsed core design
the installation of redundant power supplies
the purchase of enterprise equipment that is designed for large traffic volume
Immediately after a router completes its boot sequence, the network administrator wants to check the routers configuration. From privileged EXEC mode, which of the following commands can the administrator use for this purpose? (Choose two.)
What is the function of PoE pass-through?
allows switches, phones, and wireless access points to receive power over existing Ethernet cables from an upstream switch
allows a multilayer switch to forward IP packets at a rate close to that of Layer 2 switching by bypassing the CPU
allows a switch to disable redundant Layer 2 paths in the topology to prevent Layer 2 loops
allows multiple physical switch ports to be aggregated together and act as a single logical link to increase bandwidth on trunk links
A network administrator is planning redundant devices and cabling in a switched network to support high availability. Which benefit will implementing the Spanning Tree Protocol provide to this design?
Redundant paths can be available without causing logical Layer 2 loops.
Multiple physical interfaces can be combined into a single EtherChannel interface.
Faster convergence is available for advanced routing protocols.
Network access can be expanded to support both wired and wireless devices.
What are two ways to access a Cisco switch for out-of-band management? (Choose two.)
a connection that uses the AUX port
a connection that uses Telnet
a connection that uses SSH
a connection that uses the console port
a connection that uses HTTP
What are two functions of a router? (Choose two.)
It determines the best path to send packets.
It connects multiple IP networks.
It manages the VLAN database.
It controls the flow of data via the use of Layer 2 addresses
It increases the size of the broadcast domain.
In which situation would a network administrator install a Cisco Nexus Series or Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switch to promote infrastructure scalability?
to enable virtual stacking of switches to provide cloud-managed access
on a service provider network to promote integrated security, and simplified management
on a campus LAN network as access layer switches
on a data center network to provide expansion and transport flexibility
What are two benefits of extending access layer connectivity to users through a wireless medium? (Choose two.)
decreased number of critical points of failure
increased bandwidth availability
increased network management options
What network design would contain the scope of disruptions on a network should a failure occur?
the installation of only enterprise class equipment throughout the network
the configuration of all access layer devices to share a single gateway
the deployment of distribution layer switches in pairs and the division of access layer switch connections between them
the reduction in the number of redundant devices and connections in the network core
Which two requirements must always be met to use in-band management to configure a network device? (Choose two.)
a direct connection to the auxiliary port
a direct connection to the console port
Telnet, SSH, or HTTP access to the device
a terminal emulation client
at least one network interface that is connected and operational
What term is used to express the thickness or height of a switch?
In the Cisco Enterprise Architecture, which two functional parts of the network are combined to form a collapsed core design? (Choose two.)
How can an enterprise network be designed to optimize bandwidth?
by deploying a collapsed core model
by organizing the network to control traffic patterns
by limiting the size of failure domains
by installing devices with failover capabilities
Which statement describes a characteristic of Cisco Catalyst 2960 switches?
They are modular switches.
New Cisco Catalyst 2960-C switches support PoE pass-through.
They do not support an active switched virtual interface (SVI) with IOS versions prior to 15.x.
They are best used as distribution layer switches.
A network engineer is reviewing a network design that uses a fixed configuration enterprise router that supports both LAN and WAN connections. However, the engineer realizes that the router does not have enough interfaces to support growth and network expansion. Which type of device should be used as a replacement?
a PoE device
another fixed configuration router
a layer 3 switch
a modular router
What is the function of ASICs in a multilayer switch?
They provide power to devices such as IP phones and wireless access points through Ethernet ports.
They aggregate multiple physical switch ports into a single logical port.
They prevent Layer 2 loops by disabling redundant links between switches.
They streamline forwarding of IP packets in a multilayer switch by bypassing the CPU.
Refer to the exhibit. Which devices exist in the failure domain when switch S3 loses power?
Which three components are combined to form a bridge ID?
extended system ID
Which STP port role is adopted by a switch port if there is no other port with a lower cost to the root bridge?
Which two concepts relate to a switch port that is intended to have only end devices attached and intended never to be used to connect to another switch? (Choose two.)
extended system ID
What is an advantage of PVST+?
PVST+ optimizes performance on the network through autoselection of the root bridge.
PVST+ optimizes performance on the network through load sharing.
PVST+ requires fewer CPU cycles for all the switches in the network.
PVST+ reduces bandwidth consumption compared to traditional implementations of STP that use CST.
To obtain an overview of the spanning tree status of a switched network, a network engineer issues the show spanning-tree command on a switch. Which two items of information will this command display? (Choose two.)
The status of native VLAN ports.
The root bridge BID.
The number of broadcasts received on each root port
The IP address of the management VLAN interface.
The role of the ports in all VLANs.
Fill in the blank. Do not abbreviate.
To enable Rapid PVST+ on a Cisco switch, the spanning-tree mode [blank_start]rapid-pvst[blank_end] global configuration mode command is required
Which is the default STP operation mode on Cisco Catalyst switches?
What additional information is contained in the 12-bit extended system ID of a BPDU?
What value determines the root bridge when all switches connected by trunk links have default STP configurations?
extended system ID
Refer to the exhibit. A network engineer is troubleshooting host connectivity on a LAN that uses a first hop redundancy protocol. Which IPv4 gateway address should be configured on the host?