Training on Networking for beginners

Cattlefield Academy

Course Title:  Training on Networking for beginners


Two weeks, Can be divided into weekdays or weekends

Start date: 10th January 2015

Training Fee

INR 7,500/- Per candidate

Free for Financially deprived but meritorious students

GNS3 with L2IOU, Wireshark, CSR1000v, VMware ESXi 5.1
Hands On Hands on LAB with mix of real and virtual appliances

This is an experimental research course designed to make a fresh pass-out student groomed to a level such that they are ready to work on a production environment in an organization.

What you learn:

Along with technical things you virtually learn what kind of work you might need to do, what is minimum expected from you, what real life issues you might get and how to solve them.

Nowadays most of the organizations are process based so, here you will also learn processes, what kind of processes organization follow, like ITIL.  In total at the end of the course you will learn everything that happens in an organization and you will be kind of ready to work the day you join a company.

For this basic module training and workshop you will need two computers or laptops, one Ethernet cables, few free software like wireshark, gns3 (optional).

You will get remote access to real cisco routers, switches from our Lab for your practice.

Upon completing this program, users will have a working understanding of how networks work as well as the technologies that make networks possible.

Module 1 (Basics of Networking)

Course covers the following topics:

  • What is a network?

-Components of a network
-Network models
-How data flows from one computer to another
-Network addressing

  • Ethernet LANs

-How Ethernet networks operate
-Early Ethernet network devices, including hubs and bridges
-Today’s Ethernet network devices, including switches and Virtual LANs (VLANs)
-Wireless LANs

  • Routing basics

-Layer 2 and 3 addressing
-Interconnecting different broadcast domains using routers
-Address resolution
-How data is sent from one broadcast domain or network to another

  • IP addressing

-Internet Protocol (IP)
-IP addressing
-Network masks
-Routing data through a network using longest match routing

  • WAN technologies

-Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
-Basics of Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

  • Transport Layer protocols

-User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
-Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)

  • Basics of Linux, basic linux knowledge and commands needed for networking  purpose
  • Basics of firewall, introduction to linux iptables and shorewall

Module 2 and subsequent modules: To be made based on evaluation of knowledge gained from module1