(it-404) Network Protocols

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Network Protocols

Course Description

Focuses on TCP/IP using Microsoft Windows NT and UNIX. Topics include UNIX and Microsoft TCP/IP addressing, subnet addressing, implementing IP routing, dynamic host configuration protocol, IP, IPX/SPX, ATM address resolution, Net BIOS name resolution, Windows Internet name service, host name resolution, connectivity, and troubleshooting.

Course Goal

Students will demonstrate concepts of network analysis with a basic understanding of protocols and the deciphering of network packets.

Course Rationale

Evaluation of network performance through established standards (protocols) provides the Information Technology administrator and/or technician tools to sleuth network problems and opportunities.