4hr Online Self Paced course that must be completed within 30 days.
This course is an introduction to Data Networking principles and concepts. From understanding the layered model of communications and how TCP/IP fits that model, to understanding how TCP/IP packets are forwarded through the network. These fundamentals in data networking are essential comprehension as to how the Internet and Ethernet technologies work together.
The objectives of this course are to provide a solid foundation of understanding of Data Networking including packet switching, the layered model of data communications, and the TCP/IP protocol.
The target audience is anyone interested in understanding data communications principles and methods.
The student will be provided with a PDF of all materials presented. The video and lab exercises are all provided within the course accessed via web browser.
Section 1: The Layered Model of Data Communications
Section 2: The TCP/IP Protocol Stack
Section 3: Destination-Based Forwarding
Section 4: Where Network Elements Get their Addresses
Section 5: Course Summary