Layer 2 Network Design Training

Intermediate English
Created by Orhan Ergun
Last updated Wed, 03-Aug-2022
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Course overview

This Layer2 Course starts with Layer2 Theory and the best practices. The course contains detailed information about Layer 2 network design, and commonly used protocols in the Local Area Network, Campus Network, and the Datacenter network.

This is not only a video course but also provides a detailed comparison with other protocols, you will take a Layer 2 networking quiz at the end to verify your learning! 

What is the target audience?

Network Engineers, Designers, and Solution Architects This workshop will be helpful for many exam certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, CCDP, and CCDE. Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course, you just should be willing to learn! You can take the course now and access all the resources immediately.

What will i learn?

  • Campus Network Design
  • Layer 2 Network Design


  • Willing to Learn


17 Lessons 02:16:18 Hours
Layer 2 Network Design Course Agenda
1 Lessons 00:10:18 Hours
  • Layer 2 Network Design Course Agenda
    Preview 00:10:18
Layer 2 Network Design Course Content
11 Lessons 01:47:06 Hours
  • Ethernet Control Plane and the Data Plane
    Preview 00:06:01
  • Vlan and Flow Based Load Balancing
  • Spanning Tree - CST, PVSTP,RSTP and MST
  • STP and Root Switch Placement
  • LAG, MC-LAG, VSS and VPC
    Preview 00:15:09
  • Vlan, VTP and Trunking Best Practices
  • HSRP, VRRP and GLBP Comparison
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 Protocols Interaction
  • Traffic Engineering and Layer 2 Traffic Engineering
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 Access Designs
Layer 2 Network Design Course Case Studies
5 Lessons 00:18:54 Hours
  • HSRP and GLBP at the Internet Edge
  • Access Topologies and First Hop Redundancy Protocols
  • First Hop Redundancy Protocol Damage
  • Port Security comes to the rescue
  • Layer 2 Looped Access Design

About instructor

Orhan Ergun

Orhan Ergun, CCIE/CCDE Trainer, Author of Many Networking Books, Network Design Advisor, and Cisco Champion 2019/2020/2021

23 Courses
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He created OrhanErgun.Net 10 years ago and has been serving the IT industry with his renowned and awarded training. Wrote many books, mostly on Network Design, joined many IETF RFC...
Life Time Access
$60 $27
  • 02:16:18 Hours On demand videos
  • 17 Lessons
  • Study Group Participation
  • Acces the Content Anywhere, Anytime
  • Certificate of Completion - Signed by Orhan Ergun
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