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Wide Area Network Environment


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Course level: Lower Division

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design, build, and maintain routing and switching technologies. Students learn routing and switching operations, including implementing inter-VLANs routing, implementing and troubleshooting routing protocols and introduce IPv6 main features, addresses, and basic configuration. Advanced IP services are described, such as applying and troubleshooting Access Control Lists (ACLs), and managing IP address space using Network Address Translation (NAT), and Port Address Translation (PAT).

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Wide Area Network Fundamentals

Router Concepts and IPv4 Routing

Access Control Lists (ACLs) and Network Address Translation (NAT)

Network Device Management

Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)


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