Switching Loop, Bad Cables, Port Configuration and VLAN Assignment

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Switching Loop, Bad Cables, Port Configuration and VLAN Assignment

Switching Loop, Bad Cables, Port Configuration and VLAN Assignment

This lesson covers trouble shooting common wire and switch issues; which include the following:

  • Switching loop: broadcast packets loop forever; might be the result of multiple links in place.
  • Bad cables/Improper cables: physical cable or connector damage, incorrect cable types can also cause issues with transmitting and receiving data.
  • Incorrect Port Configurations: Port type could the issue, as could the VLAN settings
  • VLAN Assignment: check VLAN subnet and port configuration
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