IT&C 529

Advanced Networking

Electrical and Computer Engineering Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Course Description

Analyzing, selecting, configuring, monitoring, and managing of computer network equipment. SNMP-based monitoring and control in process of fault isolation and root cause analysis.

When Taught

Winter

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

3

Other Prerequisites

IT 344, 347; or equivalents

Title

History

Learning Outcome

Understands history and evolution of 802.1D, Spanning tree, VLANs and their relationships.

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Enterprise Switches

Learning Outcome

Describe the architecture of a modern enterprise switch-router.

Title

Read and Present

Learning Outcome

Is prepared to read technical literature and present the information and its context to an audience of peers.

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Monitoring

Learning Outcome

Perform basic monitoring using some NMS.

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Distance Vector

Learning Outcome

Explain the details of Distance Vector routing and its advantages and disadvantages relative to Link State routing.

Title

Experience

Learning Outcome

Has received experience with real implementation of the concepts.

Title

Presentations

Learning Outcome

Has gained experience and confidence in presenting technical information.

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Problem Solving

Learning Outcome

Has built confidence through problem solving.

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Describe Issues

Learning Outcome

Describe configuration and management issues relative to SNMP MIB.

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Network Management Systems

Learning Outcome

Describe function and purpose of network management systems such as Zenoss, HP OpenView, Tivoli, OpenNMS.

Title

Continuous Learning

Learning Outcome

Explain the need for continuous learning in the networking field.

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IPv6 Adopted Slowly

Learning Outcome

Explain reasons why IPv6 has not been adopted as rapidly as originally predicted.

Title

IPv6

Learning Outcome

Describe IPv6 and its evolution from IPv4.

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Bodies and Technology

Learning Outcome

Has built an intuition of the relationship between standards bodies and technology.

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Describe

Learning Outcome

Describe the function of and uses of MPLS.

Title

Read and Evaluate

Learning Outcome

Is prepared to read technical literature and evaluate quality of the information.

Title

Link State

Learning Outcome

Explain the details of Link state routing and its advantages and disadvantages relative to Distance Vector Routing.

Title

VLAN Routers

Learning Outcome

Explain the interaction of a router and a switch implemented in the same device where the router forwards between VLANs only.

Title

Monitoring

Learning Outcome

Perform basic monitoring with SNMP.