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Introduction to TCPIP Bracknell

  • Price £515.00
  • Duration 1 day(s)
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This is an overview of the TCPIP Suite of protocols. It is designed for audiences new to the world of TCPIP. It is an instructor led presentation course with some computer based practical exercises.


Students should be familiar with MS Windows desktop and command line operation.


Delegates will learn how to

Be introduced to the various protocols that are covered by TCP/IP
Learn about the development and limitations of Internet Protocol Addressing
Learn how to plan and configure a TCP/IP based network
Learn some of the tools used to troubleshoot TCPIP networks

Course Content

Chapter 1 - Introduction

History of TCP/IP
Standards Bodies - The Internet
TCP/IP Architecture
The TCP/IP Suite
Standards Bodies - ISO
Open System Interconnection
ISO OSI 7-layer model
Layered Protocols

Chapter 2 - The Internet Protocol

Internet Protocol
Internet Protocol Version 4 Addressing
Internet Protocol Routing
IPv4 Address Classes
Classfull IPv4 Address Ranges
Multicast Addresses
IPv4 Reserved Addresses
IPv4 Address Assignment
IPv4 Private Network Addressing
Address Exercise
IP Address Allocation
Dynamic IP Address Allocation - RARP
Dynamic IP Address Allocation - BOOTP
Dynamic IP Address Allocation - DHCP
Windows DHCP Commands
The IPv4 Header
IP Fragmentation
IP Precedence
Differentiated Services - DiffServ

Chapter 3 - Address Resolution

Protocol Encapsulation with TCP/IP
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
Default Gateway
Connecting Hosts

Chapter 4 - IP Address Limitations

Limitations of the Classfull System
Subnet Motivation - IP Addresses
Subnet Extensions
Subnet Mask Application
Defining Subnetworks
Subnetworking in Action
Subnet Granularity
Subnet Mask Application
Subnet/Supernet Calculators
What is IPv6?

Chapter 5 - ICMP

Internet Control Message Protocol
PING Options

Chapter 6 - The Transport Layer

TCP Concepts
Simple Reliability
TCP Segment
TCP Port Numbers
User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
UDP Segment
UDP versus TCP

Chapter 7 - IP Routing

Routers and Routing
Static Routing
Static Routing
Dynamic Routing
Dynamic Routing Protocols
Routing Information Protocol
RIP Versions
RIP Responses
Open Shortest Path First
An OSPF Network
OSPF Costs
Link State Algorithm
The OSPF Hello Message
OSPF Convergence

Chapter 8 - NAT & NAT With PAT

Network Address Translation
Dynamic NAT with Port Address Translation
NAT with Port Address Translation

Chapter 10 - The Domain Name System

The Domain Name System
The Domain Name Space
Windows DNS Configuration
Testing DNS

Chapter 11 - The Process Layer

File Transfer Protocol
Trivial File Transfer Protocol
Modern Network Management
Simple Network Management Protocol
Components of SNMP

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