CS407 : Routing and Switching

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Computer Science/Information Technology

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Credit Hours




Course Contents

Compare and contrast the functions and operations of classful and classless routing protocols. • Construct and implement classful and classless routing protocols using various network topologies. • Troubleshoot and solve routing problems within a routing domain. • Understand enhanced switching technologies such as VLANs, VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP), Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), Per VLAN Spanning Tree Protocol (PVSTP), and 802.1q. • Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of a small switched network. • Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and how routing occurs between them. • Configure and troubleshoot VLANs, trunking, inter-VLAN routing, VTP, and RSTP. • Develop understanding of IPv6 protocol. • Failover, redundant and load-balancing switching topologies • Dial-on-Demand Routing Protocol • Gateway Load Balancing Protocol • RARPv