A concise hands on course covering section 1 of the F5 networks AD fundamentals exam. The course focuses on the technology and not any one manufacturers product. This will enable delegates to work with devices from any manufacturer. Practical hands on with Cisco and Microsoft systems follow the major sessions to reinforce the theory.
Anyone taking the F5 networks AD fundamentals exam.
Technical staff working in Application delivery.
Protocols, services. The Internet, RFCs, The OSI 7 layer model. Layer 1 cables.
Host configuration of IP addresses, subnet masks,
default gateways, ipconfig, ping.
Hands on Configuring TCP/IP, ping.
802.3, evolution, choosing cables, topologies,
CSMA/CD, hubs, NICs, MAC addresses.
Hands on Analysing MAC addresses.
Hands on ARP.
Switches connect multiple devices, switches
versus hubs, simultaneous conversations,
switches work at layer 2, the forwarding database,
how the forwarding database is built, broadcast
and collision domains.
Hands on Difference between hubs and switches.
Loops, broadcast storms, STP, Architectures,
modes, link aggregation, load sharing, resilience.
Hands on fail over times.
Virtual versus physical LANs, Why have VLANs?
Hands on VLANs effect on traffic.
IP datagram format, ICMP datagram format.
Hands on Analysing IP and ICMP packets.
Format of addresses, registering, dotted decimal
notation, choosing addresses, DHCP.
Hands on impact of addressing errors.
What is a router? Reason for routing, network
addressing, default gateways, how routing works,
routing and addresses, routing tables, traceroute.
Hands on Using a routed network.
IGPs, EGPs, RIP & OSPF.
Hands on Configuring routers for RIP and OSPF.
When to subnet, subnet masks, working with
subnetting, CIDR notation.
Hands on Changing the routed network to use subnetting.
UDP, Ports, TCP, acknowledgements, sliding
Hands on Analysing packets.
Clients, servers, web, Email SMTP, resource
sharing, IM, VoIP, Video over IP, terminal
Hands on FTP, SIP.
URLs, DNS, names to IP addresses. HTTP,
versions and status codes. Keepalives, cookies.
Hands on Analysing HTTP headers.
"Able to customise course which was excellent."
"Material was interchanged well with live demo."
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.