Looking for lab scenarios - NOT walkthroughs

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Feb 11th, 2010

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I want to make sure I have all of the commands down solid before I take the test and then move on. Even if I took the test and passed it now, I don't want to get away from these concepts until I know I can do them backwards and forwards in my sleep.

If I have problems with a scenario and run into something I can't remember how to configure, I can look it up and then come back to that scenario later and try it again to make sure I remembered all of the commands.

Does anyone know of anything like this? I would like to find something online that's free, but if there was some sort of lab book like this I'd buy it if it wasn't crazy expensive.

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burleyman Thu, 02/11/2010 - 06:49

I have attached a document. Are you looking for something like this?

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burleyman Thu, 02/11/2010 - 06:54

Are you looking for something like this?

Lab 1: Switch setup
1. Set the hostname

2. Set the enable password and make sure it is encrypted

3. Set log in on the console port with a password

4. Set VTY lines to log in and with a password

5. Set up SSH with username, domain name, and use version 2

6. Set a banner that will display when accessing

7. Set VLAN 1 with an IP address of for management access

8. Default gateway for VLAN 1 should be

9. Set the first port as a trunk port to connect to Router

10. Create 3 more VLAN’s as follows
a. VLAN 3 – IP Address named - Server VLAN and assign 4 ports to this VLAN
b. VLAN 101 – IP Address named - Data VLAN for users and assign 10 ports to this VLAN
c. VLAN 5 – IP Address named - Printer VLAN for Printers and Assign 3 ports to this VLAN
d. Make sure access is prohibited on all remaining ports

11. Set all ports in VLAN 3,5, and 101 to allow only one MAC Address and set the port to shutdown if violated.

12. Save the config to memory and also TFTP and copy of the config to your laptop.

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Brodel240 Thu, 02/11/2010 - 07:32

Something like that would be a good start for doing a single device. I would really like something that was an entire scenario. Maybe something like building a small network with certain requirements.

I was thinking it would be really cool as well to have little tests at the end like "can you ping this subnet from this router" or after setting up STP checking which switch became the root bridge and make sure it reconverges after disabling that interface or disconnecting that switch.

Also, I didn't see your attachment.. not sure if I am not looking in the right spot or what.. Thanks!

Message was edited by: Brodel240 (fixed stupid spelling mistake)

burleyman Thu, 02/11/2010 - 07:35

Attachment did not work so I just put it in the post. I think I know what you want. I will have to check. I think I may have something.



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