The purpose of Configuring LAN Switches is to teach network administrators how to build campus networks using multilayer switching technologies over high speed Ethernet. Students study virtual local area networks (VLANs) and VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP), spanning tree protocol (STP), inter-VLAN routing, and multilayer switching. Topics also include designing redundancy into networks, convergence of data, voice, and video, quality of service, LAN security, and transparent LAN services. Course fee. Prerequisite: Cisco CCNA Certification or NET 104 and a working knowledge of advanced LAN routing and network administration and principles and practice as determined by the instructor.