Course Contents

Course Contents

1. Building a Simple Network
Exploring the Functions of Networking
Securing the Network
Host-to-Host Communication Model
TCP/IP's Internet Layer
TCP/IP's Transport Layer
Packet Delivery Process
Understanding Ethernet
Connecting to an Ethernet LAN

2. Ethernet LANs
Challenges of Shared LANs
Solving Network Challenges with Switched LAN Technology
Packet Delivery Process
Operating Cisco IOS Software
Starting the Switch
Understanding Switch Security
Maximizing the Benefits of Switching
Troubleshooting Switch Issues

3. Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANS)
Exploring Wireless Networking
Understanding WLAN Security
Implementing a WLAN

4. LAN Connections
Functions of Routing
Understanding Binary Basics
Constructing a Network Addressing Scheme
Starting a Router
Configuring a Router
Packet Delivery Process
Understanding Router Security
Using Cisco Router and Security Device Manager
Using a Router as a DHCP Server
Accessing Remote Devices

5. Network Environment Management
Discovering Neighbors on the Network
Managing Router Startup and Configuration
Managing Cisco Devices

6. Small Network Implementation
Review Lab: Review of a Small Network Environment