Switches and routers are the critical building blocks of a successful internetwork infrastructure. In this course, you gain the essential knowledge required to deploy and use switches and routers in IP networks. Through a combination of written and hands-on exercises, you acquire the skills to effectively select and deploy appropriate internetworking technologies.

Course Objectives:

  • Build and design scalable networks
  • Compare the operational benefits of Ethernet and WLAN
  • Deploy switches using Spanning Tree and VLANs
  • Employ a variety of LAN interconnection techniques
  • Determine the optimum routing protocol for various internetworking environments
  • Integrate network management and security

Course Outlines:

Hands-on exercises provide you with experience deploying routers and switches. Exercises include:

  • Setting up a new switch and router from initial factory configuration
  • Building and optimizing a switched LAN
  • Network testing using ping and traceroute
  • Implementing an IP address design
  • Exposing switch and router security weaknesses
  • Deploying and optimizing VLANs and Spanning Tree
  • Comparing RIPv1 and RIPv2 with a protocol analyzer

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