This course introduces the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches; implement and troubleshoot common issues with static, RIPv2, single-area OSPFv2, and single-area OSPFv3 routing protocols; implement inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks; secure the network with Access Control Lists (ACLs); and apply essential network services such as Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) for IPv4 and IPv6, and Network Address Translation (NAT).
"C" or higher in ETRO 140B.
Basic computer and internet usage skills.