The aim of this subject is to give the student a detailed understanding of LAN switching, routing protocols and the key skills to build a network.
Examination of typical switch architecture and design factors in a small/medium enterprise.
VLANs and InterVLAN routing
Revision of Virtual LANs, trunking, concepts and implementation. Introduction to InterVLAN routing, Router on a Stick, and Multilayer switching (using SVI and routed ports).
Spanning Tree Protocol, Rapid STP, analysis of BPDUs
Link aggregation using EtherChannel
Single and Multiple Area OSPF
Link State Routing Protocols. Single area and multiple Area OSPF. DR and BDR.
Implementation of EIGRP
Distance Vector Routing Protocols. Properties of RIP and EIGRP. Implementation and examination of RIP networks. Implementation of EIGRP networks.
Ad Hoc and Infracstructure Wireless LANs. Access methods. Planning of a wireless LAN and placing of Access Points
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