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Introduction

1.1 Introduction
1.2 OSI model
1.3 Foundations of the OSI model
1.4 Internetworking
1.5 Broadcasts
1.6 Bits, frames, packets and segments
1.7 Exercises

Networking Types

2.1 Introduction
2.2 Network topologies
2.3 Token ring
2.4 Ethernet
2.5 LAN components
2.6 Cabling standards
2.7 Important networking definitions
2.8 Exercises

Ethernet/ATM

3.1 Introduction
3.2 IEEE standards
3.3 Ethernet - media access control (MAC) layer
3.4 Ethernet types
3.5 Twisted-pair hubs
3.6 100Mbps Ethernet
3.7 Bridges
3.8 ARP
3.9 RARP
3.10 ATM
3.11 Exercises

Network Design

4.1 Introduction
4.2 Network design
4.3 Hierarchical network design
4.4 Switches and switching hubs
4.5 vLANs
4.6 Exercises

IP

5.1 Introduction
5.2 Data encapsulation
5.3 TCP/IP gateways and hosts
5.4 Functions of the IP protocol
5.5 Internet datagram
5.6 TCP/IP internets
5.7 Internet naming structure
5.8 Domain name system
5.9 Example network
5.10 IP addresses for routers
5.11 IP multicasting
5.12 IPv6
5.13 Allocating IP addresses
5.14 Domain name server and DHCP
5.15 Network address translation
5.16 Programming dynamic NAT
5.17 Exercises

 

TCP/UDP

6.1 Introduction
6.2 Functions of the transport layer
6.3 TCP/IP model
6.4 Transmission control protocol
6.5 UDP
6.6 TCP specification
6.7 Connection states
6.8 Opening and closing a connection
6.9 Client/server VB program
6.10 Server connecting to multiple clients
6.11 TCP/IP services reference
6.12 Exercises

Security

7.1 Introduction
7.2 Encryption keys
7.3 Public-key
7.4 Firewalls
7.5 Application-level gateways
7.6 Ring-fenced firewalls
7.7 Encrypted tunnels
7.8 Filtering routers
7.9 Security
7.10 Internet security
7.11 Exercises

Session/Presentation

8.1 Introduction
8.2 Wireless networks
8.3 WAP
8.4 Exercises
8.5 Appendix - WML reference



  

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