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APPIN TECHNOLOGY LAB

HOMTECH CERTIFICATION PROGRAM


NETWORKING-LEVEL I

Detailed Course Curriculum (2011-2012)

MODULE: NETWORKING AND ROUTING FUNDAMENTALS

UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKING

INTRODUCTION
THE INTERNET
ETHERNETS
NETWORKING HARDWARE
DEPLOYING PHYSICAL MEDIA
NETWORK TOPOLOGIES

UNIT 2: OSI MODEL

INTRODUCTION
LAYERS OF OSI MODEL
THE APPLICATION LAYER
THE PRESENTATION LAYER
THE SESSION LAYER
THE TRANSPORT LAYER
FLOW CONTROL
WINDOWING
THE NETWORK LAYER
THE DATA LINK LAYER
THE PHYSICAL LAYER
ETHERNET NETWORKING
HALF- AND FULL-DUPLEX ETHERNET

UNIT 3: THE PROCESS/APPLICATION LAYER PROTOCOLS

INTRODUCTION
TELNET
FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL (FTP)
TRIVIAL FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL (TFTP)
NETWORK FILE SYSTEM (NFS)
SIMPLE MAIL TRANSFER PROTOCOL (SMTP)
LINE PRINTER DAEMON (LPD)
X WINDOW
DHCP/BOOTP (BOOTSTRAP PROTOCOL)
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USER DATAGRAM PROTOCOL (UDP)
UDP SEGMENT FORMAT
KEY CONCEPTS OF HOST-TO-HOST PROTOCOLS
PORT NUMBERS
THE INTERNET LAYER PROTOCOLS
IP ADDRESSING
NETWORK ADDRESSING
INTRODUCTION TO NETWORK ADDRESS
INTRODUCTION TO IPV6
IPV4 TO IPV6 MIGRATION
NETWORK ADDRESS TRANSLATION (NAT)

UNIT 4: SUBNETTING BASICS

INTRODUCTION
HOW TO CREATE SUBNETS
SUBNET MASKS
CLASSLESS INTER-DOMAIN ROUTING (CIDR)
SUBNETTING CLASS C ADDRESSES
SUBNETTING CLASS B ADDRESSES
SUBNETTING CLASS A ADDRESSES
VARIABLE LENGTH SUBNET MASKS (VLSMS)
VLSM DESIGN
IMPLEMENTING VLSM NETWORKS
TROUBLESHOOTING IP ADDRESSING
DETERMINING IP ADDRESS PROBLEMS
SUMMARIZATION

UNIT 5: ROUTING BASICS

INTRODUCTION
THE IP ROUTING PROCESS
TESTING YOUR IP ROUTING UNDERSTANDING
IP ROUTING IN A LARGER NETWORK
CONFIGURING IP ROUTING IN OUR NETWORK
STATIC ROUTING
DEFAULT ROUTING
DYNAMIC ROUTING
ROUTING PROTOCOL BASICS
ROUTING PROTOCOLS
ROUTING INFORMATION PROTOCOL (RIP)
INTERIOR GATEWAY ROUTING PROTOCOL (IGRP)
TROUBLESHOOTING IGRP
EIGRP FEATURES AND OPERATION
IDENTICAL METRICS (K VALUES)
RELIABLE TRANSPORT PROTOCOL (RTP)
DIFFUSING UPDATE ALGORITHM (DUAL)
VLSM SUPPORT AND SUMMARIZATION
OPEN SHORTEST PATH FIRST (OSPF) BASICS
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TROUBLESHOOTING OSPF


MODULE: CISCO INTERNETWORKING CONCEPTS: SWITCHING, BRIDGING AND WAN

UNIT 1: SWITCHING AND BRIDGING TECHNOLOGY

INTRODUCTION
BEFORE LAYER 2 SWITCHING
SWITCHING SERVICES
LIMITATIONS OF LAYER 2 SWITCHING
BRIDGE
WHY USE BRIDGES?
TYPES OF BRIDGES
BRIDGING VS. LAN SWITCHING
THREE SWITCH FUNCTIONS AT LAYER 2
SPANNING TREE PROTOCOL (STP)
SPANNING-TREE PORT STATES
SPANNING TREE EXAMPLE
LAN SWITCH TYPES
1900 AND 2950 SWITCH STARTUP

UNIT 2: VLAN BASICS

INTRODUCTION
BROADCAST CONTROL
STATIC VLANS
DYNAMIC VLANS
IDENTIFYING VLANS
VLAN IDENTIFICATION METHODS
VTP MODES OF OPERATION
ROUTING BETWEEN VLANS
CONFIGURING VLANS
TRUNKING WITH THE CISCO CATALYST 3550 SWITCH
CONFIGURING INTER-VLAN ROUTING
CONFIGURING VTP
TROUBLESHOOTING VTP

UNIT 3: ADVANCED INTERNETWORKING

INTRODUCTION
THE INTERNAL COMPONENTS OF A CISCO ROUTER
THE ROUTER BOOT SEQUENCE
MANAGING CONFIGURATION REGISTERS
CISCO 2600 SERIES COMMANDS
VERIFYING FLASH MEMORY
BACKING UP THE CISCO IOS
BACKING UP AND RESTORING THE CISCO CONFIGURATION
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USING CISCO DISCOVERY PROTOCOL (CDP)
USING TELNET
USING DNS TO RESOLVE NAMES
CHECKING NETWORK CONNECTIVITY
USING THE TRACEROUTE COMMAND

UNIT 4: ACCESS LISTS

INTRODUCTION
TYPES OF ACCESS LISTS
STANDARD ACCESS LISTS
STANDARD ACCESS LIST EXAMPLE
CONTROLLING VTY (TELNET) ACCESS
EXTENDED ACCESS LISTS
EXTENDED ACCESS LIST EXAMPLE 1
EXTENDED ACCESS LIST EXAMPLE 2
NAMED ACCESS LISTS
MONITORING ACCESS LISTS

UNIT 5: WIDE AREA NETWORKS

INTRODUCTION5
WAN DESIGN OPTIONS
DEFINING WAN TERMS
WAN CONNECTION TYPES
WAN SUPPORT
CABLING THE WIDE AREA NETWORK
DATA TERMINAL EQUIPMENT AND DATA COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT
HIGH-LEVEL DATA-LINK CONTROL (HDLC) PROTOCOL
POINT-TO-POINT PROTOCOL (PPP)
FRAME RELAY
DATA LINK CONNECTION IDENTIFIERS (DLCIS)
TROUBLESHOOTING FRAME RELAY NETWORKS
INTEGRATED SERVICES DIGITAL NETWORK (ISDN)
BASIC RATE INTERFACE (BRI)
PRIMARY RATE INTERFACE (PRI)
ISDN WITH CISCO ROUTERS
DIAL-ON-DEMAND ROUTING (DDR)
TROUBLESHOOTING ISDN DDR
DDR WITH ACCESS LISTS
VERIFYING THE ISDN OPERATION