TCP/IP is the globally accepted group of protocols at the core of the Internet and organizational intranets. A solid understanding of each of these protocols and how they work will give you the ability to deploy the most effective network for your organization. In this course, you will gain the essential knowledge and skills required to set up, configure, support, and troubleshoot your TCP/IP—based network.
Our expert instructors and extensive hands—on labs will prepare you to face and overcome the challenges of today’s complex networks. This course—the longest running of its kind in the industry—also prepares you for more specialized courses in network security, wireless integration, and Voice over IP, as well as for product—specific training such as Cisco, Avaya, and Microsoft.
The essential elements of the TCP/IP protocol suite
Install and configure TCP/IP in a live classroom network
The roles of various devices in a TCP/IP network
IP addressing and subnetting including Variable Length Subnet Masking (VLSM)
Subnet an IP network and implement the resulting addresses
Details of ARP, IP, ICMP, TCP, and UDP — their functions and relationships
Automate address assignment and name resolution using DHCP and DDNS
IP routing and the protocols that support it, such as RIP and OSPF
How applications like FTP, HTTP, Telnet, and others work in a TCP/IP network
Functions of IPv6 and its related protocols
Functions and capabilities of multicasting, Voice over IP, and e—mail
Use of a protocol analyzer to isolate and troubleshoot network problems
Troubleshoot problems at each layer of a TCP/IP network