NSCOM 203 CISCO Networking III • 5 Cr.
Course uses Cisco internetworking hardware to gain hands-on experience in designing and configuring a local area network (LAN). Topics include OSI model, LAN switching, virtual LANs, LAN design, routing protocols, access control lists, Novell Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) and network management. Prerequisite: NSCOM 202 with a C or better and ENGL& 101 with a C or better.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Explain network segmentation by the use of routers, switches and bridges.
- Describe virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN) and Spanning Tree Protocol.
- Perform simple hardware and software configuration of a switch.
- Explain the theory and benefits of VLANs.
- Configure a VLAN on a switch.
- Create site wiring diagrams and physical and logical topologies for a network.
- Configure a router using the Routing Information Protocol (RIP) and the Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP).
- Configure and implement standard and extended Access Control Lists (ACL).
- Configure and monitor basic Internet Packet Exchange (IPX) operations.