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Windows Server 2016 Server Administration

Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Administration

Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Administration

Networking Fundamentals

IPv6 Fundamentals

pdfCourse Outline


5 Days


£2395 per person


Delegates should have a good working knowledge of Windows desktops, basic Internet usage, and a knowledge of IPv4 Addressing.

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Advanced Network Practices

Learn how to


Networking Review
What is a Network?
Why Network?
IP Addressing
Subnet Masks
What Packets Will a Host Read?
IP Version 6

Understanding Name resolution
Name resolution with DNS
External name resolution

Building a Simple Network
Exploring the Functions of Networking
Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model
Introducing LANs
SSH, Console and Web GUI access to switches
Starting a Switch
Understanding Ethernet and Switch Operation
Troubleshooting Common Switch Media Issues

Basics of Routing
Exploring the Functions of Routing
Routing Algorithms and Metrics
Dynamic Routing Protocols
Configuring a Cisco Router
Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
Enabling Static Routing

Fibre Basics
Fibre Types

Building a Medium-Sized Network
Implementing VLANs and Trunks
Routing Between VLANs
Using a Cisco Network Device as a DHCP Server
Troubleshooting VLAN Connectivity
Building Redundant Switched Topologies
Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
Understanding Layer 3 Redundancy

What is Wireshark?
Protocol analysers
Wireshark features
Troubleshooting techniques with Wireshark

Capturing traffic
Starting and stopping basic packet captures
The packet list pane
Packet details pane
Packet bytes pane
Using Wireshark in a switched architecture

Virtual Networking
Hyper-V Virtual Switch types
Creating a Virtual Switch