A concise overview course covering TCP/IP with particular emphasis on the addressing and security issues of TCP/IP networks.
What is IP? What is TCP? What is TCP/IP? Internetworking, protocols, services. The Internet, RFCs, comparison with OSI 7 layer model.
IP addresses, subnet masks, default gateways, DHCP, ping.
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.
Private versus public IP addresses, NAT, NAPT.
What is IPv6, IPv6 usage, Why IPv6, 128bit IPv6 addresses, IPv6 migration, dual stack, tunnelling.
What is a router? how routers join networks, benefits and disadvantages of routers, default gateways, routing tables, routing protocols. Traceroute.
What is a firewall, firewall architectures, filtering, DMZ, Proxy servers, stateful packet inspection.
How hostnames are converted to IP addresses.
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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.