Networking Essentials 6e

(NETWORK-ESS-6e.AB1) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-341-7
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The Networking Essentials 6e course and lab cover the basics of computer networks to advanced concepts in Ethernet networks; router configuration; TCP/IP networks; routing protocols; local, campus, and wide area network configuration; network security; wireless networking; optical networks; Voice over IP; the network server; and Linux networking. The labs are cloud-based, device-enabled, and can easily be integrated with an LMS. The Networking Essentials 6e course and lab also provide knowledge on the areas such as network security and hardening, cloud networking, virtualization, 5G, and other recent advances in wireless technology, infrastructure management, and current hardware and devices.

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Lessons

14+ Lessons | 320+ Exercises | 260+ Quizzes | 530+ Flashcards | 530+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

100+ Pre Assessment Questions | 100+ Post Assessment Questions |

Hands-On Labs

20+ LiveLab | 00+ Minutes

1

Introduction

  • About This eBook
2

Introduction to Computer Networks

  • Introduction
  • Network Topologies
  • The OSI Model
  • The Ethernet LAN
  • Home Networking
  • Assembling an Office LAN
  • Testing and Troubleshooting a LAN
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
3

Physical Layer Cabling: Twisted-Pair

  • Introduction
  • Structured Cabling
  • Twisted-Pair Cable
  • Terminating Twisted-Pair Cables
  • Cable Testing and Certification
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet over Copper
  • Troubleshooting Cabling Systems
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
4

Physical Layer Cabling: Fiber Optics

  • Introduction
  • The Nature of Light
  • Fiber Attenuation and Dispersion
  • Optical Components
  • Optical Networking
  • Safety
  • Troubleshooting Fiber Optics: The OTDR
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
5

Wireless Networking

  • Introduction
  • The IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standard
  • 802.11 Wireless Networking
  • Bluetooth, WiMAX, RFID, and Mobile Communications
  • Configuring a Point-to-Multipoint Wireless LAN: A Case Study
  • Troubleshooting Wireless Networks
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
6

Interconnecting the LANs

  • Introduction
  • The Network Bridge
  • The Network Switch
  • The Router
  • The Console Port Connection
  • Interconnecting LANs with the Router
  • Interconnecting LANs and WANs
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
7

TCP/IP

  • Introduction
  • The TCP/IP Layers
  • Number Conversion
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnet Masks: Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Supernetting, CIDR Blocks, and VLSM
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
8

Introduction to Router Configuration

  • Introduction
  • Router Fundamentals
  • The Router’s User EXEC Mode (Router>)
  • The Router’s Privileged EXEC Mode (Router#)
  • Configuring the Network Interface: Auto-negotiation
  • Troubleshooting the Router Interface
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
9

Introduction to Switch Configuration

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to VLANs
  • Introduction to Switch Configuration
  • VLAN Subinterfaces
  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Power over Ethernet
  • Troubleshooting the Switch Interface
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
10

Routing Protocols

  • Introduction
  • Static Routing
  • Dynamic Routing Protocols
  • Distance Vector Protocols
  • Configuring RIP and RIPv2
  • Link-State Protocols
  • Configuring the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Routing Protocol
  • Advanced Distance Vector Protocol: Configuring Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  • Internet Routing with Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • IPv6 Routing
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
11

Managing the Network Infrastructure

  • Introduction
  • Domain Name and IP Address Assignment
  • IP Address Management with DHCP
  • Scaling a Network with NAT and PAT
  • Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Network Management Protocols
  • Analyzing Network Traffic
  • Network Analyzer: Wireshark
  • Analyzing Computer Networks: FTP Data Packets
  • Troubleshooting IP Networks
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
12

Network Security

  • Introduction
  • Intrusion: How Attackers Gain Control of a Network
  • Denial-of-Service
  • Security Software and Hardware
  • Managing Network Access
  • Router Security
  • Switch Security
  • Wireless Security
  • Remote Access and VPN Technologies
  •  Physical Security
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
13

Cloud Computing and Virtualization

  • Introduction
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud Computing
  • Enterprise Storage
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
14

Codes and Standards

  • Introduction
  • Safety Standards and Codes
  • Industry Regulatory Compliance
  • Business Policies, Procedures, and Other Best Practices
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems

1

Introduction to Computer Networks

  • Assembling Components to Complete the Workstation
  • Using the ping Utility
2

Physical Layer Cabling: Twisted-Pair

  • Connecting Patch Cables between the Patch Panel and Switch Ports
4

Wireless Networking

  • Connecting a Wireless Router to a Laptop
5

Interconnecting the LANs

  • Connecting a Hub to a Switch
7

Introduction to Router Configuration

  • Using the Basic Router Configuration
8

Introduction to Switch Configuration

  • Configuring VLAN
  • Using the Basic Switch Configuration
9

Routing Protocols

  • Configuring Static and RIP Routing
  • Configuring RIPv2 Routing
  • Configuring OSPF
  • Configuring EIGRP
  • Configuring IPv6 Static Routes
10

Managing the Network Infrastructure

  • Configuring Network Address Translation
  • Configuring Port Address Translation
  • Capturing a Packet Using Wireshark
11

Network Security

  • Configuring Outbound Rules for a Firewall
  • Configuring Inbound Rules for a Firewall
12

Cloud Computing and Virtualization

  • Creating a Virtual Switch
13

Codes and Standards

  • Configuring a Default Domain Password Policy

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