Connecting Networks (Course ID: CNTI 1140)
Discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network.
Skills and Competencies:
- Describe the operations and benefits of virtual private networks (VPNs) and tunneling
- describe different WAN technologies and their benefits
- Configure and troubleshoot serial connections
- Configure and troubleshoot broadband connections
- Configure and troubleshoot IPSec tunneling operations
- Monitor and troubleshoot network operations using syslog, SNMP, and NetFlow
- Design network architectures for borderless networks, data centers, and collaboration
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM or 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM every Wednesday and REAL WORLD HANDS-ON LAB every Saturday from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (each class last 6 weeks).