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IP demystified

A 1 day
HANDS ON
training course

IP overview training course description

A concise overview course covering TCP/IP with particular emphasis on the addressing and security issues of TCP/IP networks.

Key outcomes from this course

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
  • List the rules of IP addressing.
  • Recognise the impact of the addressing rules on adds/moves and changes.
  • Recognise the use of subnet masks.
  • Explain how firewalls work.
  • Recognise the role of DNS.

IP overview training course details

Who will benefit:
Anyone, although the course is particularly aimed at non-technical personnel needing some knowledge of TCP/IP.
Prerequisites:
Network fundamentals
Duration:
1 day

Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.

Overall ratings for this course:

Course review


"Hard concepts were explained very simply."
J. S., Framestore CFC
"Excellent presentation - very good course structure."
B. M., London Internet Exchange

IP overview training course contents

What is TCP/IP?
What is IP? What is TCP? What is TCP/IP? Internetworking, protocols, services. The Internet, RFCs, comparison with OSI 7 layer model.

Basic configuration
IP addresses, subnet masks, default gateways, DHCP, ping.

Addressing
IP address format, rules of IP addressing, where to get IP addresses, private addresses, subnet masks, How subnet masks are used to determine network numbers. Ranges of addresses.

NAT
Private versus public IP addresses, NAT, NAPT.

IPv6
What is IPv6, IPv6 usage, Why IPv6, 128bit IPv6 addresses, IPv6 migration, dual stack, tunnelling.

Routing
What is a router? how routers join networks, benefits and disadvantages of routers, default gateways, routing tables, routing protocols. Traceroute.

Firewalls
What is a firewall, firewall architectures, filtering, DMZ, Proxy servers, stateful packet inspection.

DNS
How hostnames are converted to IP addresses.

Why Choose Us

SNT trainers score an average of over 90% on the three main areas of:
  • Ability to teach
  • Technical knowledge
  • Answering questions
“Excellently presented by a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic trainer.” P.D. General Dynamics

We limit our maximum class size to 8 delegates; often we have less than this. This ensures optimal interactivity between delegates and instructor.
"Excellent course. The small class size was a great benefit…" M.B. IBM

We write our own courses; courseware does not just consist of slides and our slides are diagrams not bullet point text. A typical chapter provides clearly defined objectives with a chapter overview, slides with text underneath, a quiz at the end to check the learning of the students. Hands on exercises are at the end and are used to reinforce the theory.

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