CCNP Switch FAQ: Understanding High Availability

CCNP Switch FAQ: Understanding High Availability

Q1. Before a multichassis EtherChannel can be configured and used, which one of the following requirements must be met?
a. All the MEC links must connect to the same physical switch.
b. Only chassis-based switches like the Catalyst 4500 or 6500 can be used.
c. Physical switches must be configured as one logical switch.
d. Logical switches must be configured as one physical switch.

Answer: C

Q2. The termStackWise refers to which one of the following?
a. Switches that can be physically mounted or stacked upon each other
b. Multiple switches can share a common power bus for PoE
c. Switches that can stack packets and forward them more efficiently
d. Switches that can be configured as one logical switch

Answer: D

Q3. When StackWise switches are properly connected, they form which one of the following topologies?
a. A bidirectional ring
b. A hub and spoke
c. A star
d. An EtherChannel

Answer: A

Q4. Which one of the following features makes it possible for a switch to be added or removed from a StackWise switch stack without interrupting service?
a. NSF
b. SSO
c. Stacking ring
d. Multichassis EtherChannel

Answer: C

Q5. Which one of the following terms refers to two Catalyst 6500 switch chassis that are linked together and configured to act as a single logical switch?
a. RSS
b. VSS
c. ISL
d. SSO

Answer: B
Figure: Improving Availability by Creating One Logical Switch from Two

Q6. Which one of the following features is used to reduce the amount of time needed to rebuild the routing information after a supervisor module failure?
a. NFS
b. NSF
c. RPR+
d. SSO

Answer: B

Q7. Which one of the following features provides the fastest failover for supervisor or route processor redundancy?
a. SSL
b. SSO
c. RPR+
d. RPR

Answer: B

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