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Hi I'm a newbie  studying for CCNA.i'M TRYING TO BUILD A HOME LAB WITH 3 2501 AND A 2514  ROUTERS,  i ALSO HAVE A D-LINK 16 PORTFAST ETHERNET SWITCH. QUESTIONS

1. WILL THIS DLINK SWITCH WORK WITH MY CISCO ROUTERS?

2 IS THIS SUFFICIENT EQUIPMENT TO SEE ME THRU THE COURSE?

ANY INFORMATION AND POINTERS  WELCOME. i'M GOING IT ALONE STUDYING AT HOME,

THANKS

Correct Answer by Leo Laohoo about 6 years 7 months ago


1. WILL THIS DLINK SWITCH WORK WITH MY CISCO ROUTERS?

Maybe



2 IS THIS SUFFICIENT EQUIPMENT TO SEE ME THRU THE COURSE?

No because you won't be quizzed to configure DLINK switches.


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Leo Laohoo Sun, 08/29/2010 - 22:02
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1. WILL THIS DLINK SWITCH WORK WITH MY CISCO ROUTERS?

Maybe



2 IS THIS SUFFICIENT EQUIPMENT TO SEE ME THRU THE COURSE?

No because you won't be quizzed to configure DLINK switches.


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paulmcphoy Sun, 08/29/2010 - 22:37
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Thanks Leolaohoo that was really helpful, I'll play around a little with the D-link switch until i can afford a Cisco..

1.Are there any that you could recommend I should get?

2.with this cisco switch  and my routers will that be enough to see me thru . i'm on a tight budget but I'm aware  that those acess routers i mentioned have reached their End of sale

Leo Laohoo Mon, 08/30/2010 - 15:19
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