NET656 - Cisco Internetworking II

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Subject Title
Cisco Internetworking II

Subject Description
NET656 is based on the CCNA Scaling Networks and Connecting Networks curricula of the Cisco Networking Academy. The course focuses on advanced switching and routing concepts and various wide area network technologies including security, monitoring and troubleshooting of networks. Specific topics include LAN redundancy including a veriety of Spanning Tree Protocols, link aggregation with special emphasis on EtherChannel and associated protocols, wireless WLANs and advanced single and multi-area OSPF and EIGRP routing protocols. Wide Area Networking covers wide aspects of wide area network technologies (PPP, Frame Relay, Broadband and Cable) as well as secure site-to site connectivity, network performance monitoring and troubleshooting.

Credit Status
One subject credit in the Computer Engineering Technology program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1.  Implement and troubleshoot LAN redundancies and STP, FHRP technologies
2.  Configure and troubleshoot EtherChannel link aggregation
3.  Design, implement, secure and troubleshoot wireless networks
4.  Adjust and troubleshoot single-area OSPF and configure and verify multi-area OSPF
5.  Implement, configure and troubleshoot EIGRP for IPv4 and IPv6 protocols
6.  Understand and manage IOS and its licencing
7.  Interconnect LANs over wide area networks using various technologies (PPP, Frame Relay and Broadband technologies) and troubleshoot connections
8.  Implement secure site-to-site connections using IPsec and SSL over tunnels
9.  Understand and implement network monitoring using SNMP, Syslog and NetFlow
10. Apply a systematic approach to various aspects of network troubleshooting

Essential Employability Skills
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Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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