This course reviews the concepts and elements of TCP/IP architecture. Internet networking, TCP/IP protocols, implementation, management, routing principles and basic Cisco/Nortel routing will also be covered. The course will briefly review TCP/IP theory, discuss the installation, post-installation issues, general troubleshooting theory, proactive troubleshooting, troubleshooting techniques and tools.
The student should have a basic understanding of computers, computer networks and a reasonable exposure to TCP/IP.
This course is designed for network technicians who are reasonably conversant with TCP/IP and those who have an interest in building or using Router networks, management responsible for implementation of Router networks, technicians, and help desk personnel.
- Overview of network operating systems
- Topologies and physical connectivity
- Network design considerations
- Networking hardware
- Local area network protocols
- Network planning
- IP address classes
- IP addressing
- The seven layer stack
- TCP/IP protocol suite
- Router communication protocols
- Cisco Router commands
- Cisco Router Configuration labs
- Nortel Router commands
- Nortel Configuration using "Site Manager"
- Network event symptomology
- Advanced tools and strategies