Switching Fundamental Operations

Training overview

In our Switching Fundamental Operations course, you'll learn how to manage, monitor, and troubleshoot switch deployments.


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What's included

Enroll in every module, or take the ones that are most relevant to you.

  • Module 1: Monitoring Switches at the Network-Level (40 min)
  • Module 2: Monitoring Switches at the Device-Level (15 min)
  • Module 3: Troubleshooting Switch Endpoint Connectivity (35 min)
  • Module 4: Troubleshooting Switch Network Reachability (40 min)
  • Module 5: Troubleshooting Switching Loops (25 min)
  • Module 6: Locating and Removing Rogue DHCP Servers (20 min)
  • Module 7: Maintaining Meraki-Managed Switch Networks (25 min)

What you'll learn

The modules in this course will enable you to:

  • Determine the past and present state of a Meraki-managed switch, switch network, and switch ports
  • Retrieve details about switch port connected devices
  • Generate and interpret switch network summary reports
  • Identify physical connectivity issues
  • Resolve a VLAN mismatch
  • Mitigate switching loops
  • Block a rogue or unexpected DHCP server
  • Diagnose and replace a failed Meraki-managed switch
  • And more!

Who should take part

Anyone with a basic knowledge of networking and routing who wants to learn how to manage, monitor, and troubleshoot Meraki-managed switches in a network

Program summary

Learn at your own pace in this introductory Meraki-managed switch operations training, available in our online learning platform.

  • For Meraki-managed switch operators
  • Beginner to intermediate level
  • Self-paced eLearning format
  • 3.5 hours
  • FREE
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