TCP/IP v4: A Comprehensive Guide


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You are familiar with the TCP/IP protocol suite. It is not only used extensively on the Internet, but it is also the dominant commercial architecture. In this course, you will examine the protocols, devices, applications, and functions of each layer in TCP/IP v4. Course Objective: You will examine the devices, protocols, and functions of each layer in TCP/IP v4.

Target Student: This course is for beginners, IT managers, and other professionals who want to know the basics of TCP/IP v4. Specifically, it is intended for those preparing to pursue a career as a networking professional, or who need to interact effectively with network professionals. The information presented in this course will enable students to pursue further specialized training in specific technology areas.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • explore the fundamentals of network communication
  • examine the evolution, standardization, and importance of TCP/IP
  • describe the OSI and TCP/IP models and explain how data transfer takes place in the TCP/IP layers
  • examine the primary protocols of the Physical and Data Link layers
  • examine the operation of Internet layer and its protocols
  • describe the basic concepts of IP addressing and IP routing
  • explore the various protocols that help address packets
  • examine the operation of Transport layer protocols
  • describe the various Application layer protocols
  • examine the different types of messaging protocols
  • examine the networks that adopt IP routing algorithms
  • assist the flow of packets from the source to the destination
  • examine the salient features of various Interior Gateway Protocols (IGPs)
  • discuss the simple and advanced features of BGP
  • examine multicasting, IGMP, and multicast routing protocols
  • describe QoS and the two main approaches to implement QoS in TCP/IP
  • describe the tasks and protocol involved in the management of TCP/IP networks
  • explore the security issues regarding TCP/IP networks
  • explore the IP security framework
  • examine the applications of TCP/IP in the telecommunications, wireless, and multimedia domains


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The Course Curriculum for TCP/IP v4: A Comprehensive Guide:

Lesson 1: Fundamentals of Communication Networks

  • Topic 1A: Standard Computer Network Models
  • Topic 1B: Internetworking and Transmission Methods
  • Topic 1C: Network Switching Techniques
  • Topic 1D: Data Communication Terminologies

Lesson 2: Introduction to Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)

  • Topic 2A: Origin of TCP/IP
  • Topic 2B: TCP/IP—An Internetworking Protocol
  • Topic 2C: Network Connectivity Devices
  • Topic 2D: Standardization of TCP/IP

Lesson 3: TCP/IP Architecture and Data Transfer

  • Topic 3A: Network Layering
  • Topic 3B: OSI Reference Model
  • Topic 3C: The TCP/IP Model
  • Topic 3D: Data Transfer in a TCP/IP Network Model

Lesson 4: Network Access Layer Protocols

  • Topic 4A: Data Communication in the Network Access Layer
  • Topic 4B: Ethernet Protocol

Lesson 5: Internet Layer Protocols

  • Topic 5A: Internet Protocol (IP)
  • Topic 5B: IP Fragmentation
  • Topic 5C: Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)

Lesson 6: IP Addressing and Routing

  • Topic 6A: Internet Protocol Addressing
  • Topic 6B: Custom IP Addresses
  • Topic 6C: Routing in TCP/IP Networks

Lesson 7: Addressing Protocols

  • Topic 7A: Protocols for Address Resolution
  • Topic 7B: Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP)
  • Topic 7C: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

Lesson 8: Transport Layer Protocols

  • Topic 8A: Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
  • Topic 8B: TCP Connections and Data Transfer
  • Topic 8C: User Datagram Protocol (UDP)

Lesson 9: Application Layer Protocols

  • Topic 9A: The Naming Protocol-Domain Name System
  • Topic 9B: NetBIOS Name Resolution
  • Topic 9C: Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Topic 9D: Telnet
  • Topic 9E: File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Topic 9F: Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

Lesson 10: Messaging Protocols

  • Topic 10A: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
  • Topic 10B: Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME)
  • Topic 10C: Post Office Protocol Version 3 (POP3)
  • Topic 10D: Internet Message Access Protocol Version 4 (IMAP4)

Lesson 11: IP Routing Algorithms

  • Topic 11A: Basics of IP Routing
  • Topic 11B: Types of IP Routing Algorithms

Lesson 12: Interior Gateway Protocols (IGP)

  • Topic 12A: Routing Information Protocol Version 1 (RIP-1)
  • Topic 12B: Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIP-2)
  • Topic 12C: Open Shortest Path First Protocol (OSPF)
  • Topic 12D: Intermediate System-Intermediate System (IS-IS)
  • Topic 12E: Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)

Lesson 13: Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

  • Topic 13A: Border Gateway Protocol
  • Topic 13B: Advanced BGP Concepts

Lesson 14: IP Multicasting

  • Topic 14A: IP Multicasting
  • Topic 14B: Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
  • Topic 14C: Multicast Routing Protocols

Lesson 15: Basics of Quality of Service (QoS)

  • Topic 15A: Introduction to Quality of Service
  • Topic 15B: Queue Management for QoS
  • Topic 15C: Integrated Services in QoS
  • Topic 15D: Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
  • Topic 15E: Differentiated Services (DS) in QoS

Lesson 16: Network Management Protocols

  • Topic 16A: Network Management Tasks
  • Topic 16B: Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • Topic 16C: SNMP Architecture

Lesson 17: Network Security

  • Topic 17A: Security Fundamentals
  • Topic 17B: Cryptography Fundamentals
  • Topic 17C: Firewall Components

Lesson 18: IP Security Architecture

  • Topic 18A: Overview of Internet Protocol Security
  • Topic 18B: IPSec Core Protocols

Lesson 19: Current Trends in TCP/IP

  • Topic 19A: Introduction to IPv6
  • Topic 19B: Mobile IP Technology
  • Topic 19C: Internet Telephony Using VoIP
  • Topic 19D: Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)

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