…and I feel like I understand a bit more about networking already. Most useful was revision of such basic principles a subnetting and logical-to-physical addressing.
There’s still a balance to be made between remote and on-site working. The remote Cisco Netlab system is very useful but you can only go so far without getting your hands on real cables, real gear.
I assume that the other students have spent a lot of time in the lab because only two of us have ever booked a remote session. Unfair advantage? I guess we’ll see on Friday. I mean, did anyone actually bother to do any lab work this week, and if they did was it more productive than the 12-or-so hours I’ve put in remotely?