Advanced Networking with Ethernet and IP

Sparx SolutionsAdvanced Networking with Ethernet and IP

This three-day course builds upon the Fundamentals of Networking Course and provides further insight into core networking technologies. The course is designed to enable students to design, operate, and troubleshoot large scale enterprise networks. Key protocols implemented in today’s enterprise networks are emphasised throughout the course, while outlining current best practices.

Ethernet Basics

  • Wiring, Speed and Duplex
  • Autonegotiation, Speed and Duplex
  • Ethernet Framing and Addressing
  • Switching and Bridging Logic

Virtual LANs and VLAN Trunking

  • Virtual LANs
  • VLAN Trunking: 802.1Q & ISL
  • Service Provider VLANs

Spanning Tree Protocol

  • 802.1d Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Optimizing Spanning Tree
  • Portfast, Uplinkfast, Backbonefast
  • Link Aggregation
  • Load balancing across Aggregated Ethernet
  • Rapid Spanning Tree (802.1w)
  • Multiple Spanning Tree (802.1s)

IP Addressing

  • IP Addressing and Subnetting
  • Subnetting Math
  • VLSM Subnet Allocation
  • Route Summarization Concepts
  • CIDR, Private Addresses, and NAT

IP Services

  • ARP, Proxy ARP, Reverse ARP & DHCP
  • HSRP, VRRP, GLBP
  • Network Time Protocol
  • Simply Network Time Protocol
  • Syslog

IP Routing

  • IP Forwarding
  • Multilayer Switching
  • Policy Routing

RIP Version 2

  • RIPv2 Basics
  • RIP Convergence and Loop Prevention
  • RIP Authentication
  • RIP Next-hop feature and Split Horizon

OSPFv2

  • OSPF Database Exchange
  • OSPF Neighbour Process and Flooding
  • Designated Router Election
  • Designated Routers on LAN and WANs
  • OSPF Design and LSAs
  • Stubby Areas
  • OSPF Virtual Links

BGPv4

  • Building BGP Neighbour Relationships
  • Neighbour Types
  • Common BGP Attributes
  • BGP Path Selection Process
  • Building the IGP Routing Table
  • Route Reflectors and Confederations

Quality of Service

  • IP Precedence and DSCP Compared
  • LAN and WAN marking fields
  • Classification and Marking tools
  • Shaping and Policing
  • Router Queuing Concepts
  • Queuing for low latency networks
  • Weighted Random Early Detection

IP Multicast

  • Introduction to Multicasting
  • Multicast IP addresses
  • Distribution of Multicast Trees with IGMP
  • IGMPv1, IGMPv2 and IGMPv3
  • LAN multicast Optimization: IGMP Snooping
  • Multicast Routing Basics: PIM-DM, PIM-SM
  • Auto-RP, BSR, Anycast RP with MSDP

IP Version 6

  • IPv6 Addressing and Address Types
  • Basic IPv6 Functionality
  • Neighbour Discovery and Router Advertisement
  • ICMPv6
  • Duplicate Address Detection
  • Neighbour Unreachability Detection
  • IPv6 Unicast Routing Protocols

Three-day course.

To make a booking for the next scheduled public course or to enquire about a course specifically conducted for your company, call Sparx Solutions on (03) 9935–2912 or submit a query regarding our Advanced Networking with Ethernet/IP Course via our online form.

Course Overview

This three-day course builds upon the Fundamentals of Networking Course and provides further insight into core networking technologies. The course is designed to enable students to design, operate, and troubleshoot large scale enterprise networks. Key protocols implemented in today’s enterprise networks are emphasised throughout the course, while outlining current best practices.

Detailed Course Outline

Ethernet Basics

  • Wiring, Speed and Duplex
  • Autonegotiation, Speed and Duplex
  • Ethernet Framing and Addressing
  • Switching and Bridging Logic

Virtual LANs and VLAN Trunking

  • Virtual LANs
  • VLAN Trunking: 802.1Q & ISL
  • Service Provider VLANs

Spanning Tree Protocol

  • 802.1d Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Optimizing Spanning Tree
  • Portfast, Uplinkfast, Backbonefast
  • Link Aggregation
  • Load balancing across Aggregated Ethernet
  • Rapid Spanning Tree (802.1w)
  • Multiple Spanning Tree (802.1s)

IP Addressing

  • IP Addressing and Subnetting
  • Subnetting Math
  • VLSM Subnet Allocation
  • Route Summarization Concepts
  • CIDR, Private Addresses, and NAT

IP Services

  • ARP, Proxy ARP, Reverse ARP & DHCP
  • HSRP, VRRP, GLBP
  • Network Time Protocol
  • Simply Network Time Protocol
  • Syslog

IP Routing

  • IP Forwarding
  • Multilayer Switching
  • Policy Routing

RIP Version 2

  • RIPv2 Basics
  • RIP Convergence and Loop Prevention
  • RIP Authentication
  • RIP Next-hop feature and Split Horizon

OSPFv2

  • OSPF Database Exchange
  • OSPF Neighbour Process and Flooding
  • Designated Router Election
  • Designated Routers on LAN and WANs
  • OSPF Design and LSAs
  • Stubby Areas
  • OSPF Virtual Links

BGPv4

  • Building BGP Neighbour Relationships
  • Neighbour Types
  • Common BGP Attributes
  • BGP Path Selection Process
  • Building the IGP Routing Table
  • Route Reflectors and Confederations

Quality of Service

  • IP Precedence and DSCP Compared
  • LAN and WAN marking fields
  • Classification and Marking tools
  • Shaping and Policing
  • Router Queuing Concepts
  • Queuing for low latency networks
  • Weighted Random Early Detection

IP Multicast

  • Introduction to Multicasting
  • Multicast IP addresses
  • Distribution of Multicast Trees with IGMP
  • IGMPv1, IGMPv2 and IGMPv3
  • LAN multicast Optimization: IGMP Snooping
  • Multicast Routing Basics: PIM-DM, PIM-SM
  • Auto-RP, BSR, Anycast RP with MSDP

IP Version 6

  • IPv6 Addressing and Address Types
  • Basic IPv6 Functionality
  • Neighbour Discovery and Router Advertisement
  • ICMPv6
  • Duplicate Address Detection
  • Neighbour Unreachability Detection
  • IPv6 Unicast Routing Protocols

Course Duration

Three-day course.

Contact Us Today

To make a booking for the next scheduled public course or to enquire about a course specifically conducted for your company, call Sparx Solutions on (03) 9935–2912 or submit a query regarding our Advanced Networking with Ethernet/IP Course via our online form.