Course Code: CENG 253
Academic Year: 2017-2018
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 and 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 subnetting. The TCP/IP protocol stack and some of its common protocols and services, such as 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.