Cisco SWITCH 1.0: Inter-VLAN Routing

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


When a network architect hands off a design to you, switches at the distribution layer, or in a collapsed core, will almost certainly have multiple VLANs connected to them. A switch with multiple VLANs requires a means of passing Layer 3 traffic between those VLANs. As an administrator, you must understand the process and the various methods of routing traffic from VLAN to VLAN such as using an external router or a multilayer switch. It is also important to understand how to configure features such as DHCP services and Layer 3 Etherchannel.
This course covers how to perform inter-VLAN packet transfer using an external router. It discusses the process that a multilayer switch uses to forward frames and packets. In addition, the course describes the configuration of multilayer switching, routed interfaces, DHCP services, and Layer 3 EtherChannels.

Target Audience

The audience profile for SkillSoft’s SWITCH 1.0: Implementing Cisco Switched Networks training will be established IT professionals who have completed 640-802 Cisco Certified Network Associate, or 640-822 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 and 640-816 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2.


Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

Inter-VLAN Routing Methods

  • use an external router for inter-VLAN routing
  • recognize the features of a Layer 3 switch virtual interface
  • Planning and Configuring SVI’s

  • recognize the commands that are used to configure an SVI
  • configure a routed port on a multilayer switch
  • Optimizing Inter-VLAN Configurations

  • configure Layer 3 EtherChannel links
  • configure inter-VLAN routing on a multilayer switch
  • configure DHCP services on a Layer 3 switch
  • Configuring and Verifying Inter-VLAN Routing

  • implement and verify inter-VLAN routing and routing protocols.
  • Multilayer Switching

  • recognize how multilayer switching operates
  • identify the functions of Layer 3 switch processing
  • Cisco Switching Methods

  • identify the switching methods available on a Cisco switch
  • Cisco Express Forwarding

  • configure Cisco Express Forwarding on a Cisco switch