Course Code: CENG 259
Academic Year: 2020-2021
This course provides learners with an introduction to the issues and problems associated with the interconnecting of personal computers, servers, hubs, routers, etc, into networks. Students will develop expertise working with testing various types of network hardware including cabling, cable connectors, cable meters, hubs, bridges, and routers. Learners will learn to work with IP addressing and IP sub-netting. The TCP/IP protocol stack and some of its common protocols and services such ARP, DHCP, and DNS are examined. Significant time will be spent in practical exercises using common Windows networking commands and packet-capture software to investigate and troubleshoot common networking problems. The students also learn to configure communication between VLAN using Layer 2 switches and learn to configure various routing protocols on layer 3 devices.