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IP demystified  |    A 1 day training course

IP demystified training course description

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

What will you learn
  • Describe TCP/IP.
  • 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 demystified 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

  • Dates & prices
  • Click here

IP demystified 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.

Learning path



Based on customer ratings

K. W. - Bank of England

"Easy explanation of quite complex concepts."

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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.