CENT 240 - Computer Networking II
- Prerequisite: CENT 140
This is an intermediate course in computer networking. Enterprise networks, made up of segments of LANs, are introduced. The function of the router in the network is covered, along with various routing protocols. Topics include the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of the router. This course helps to prepare the student for the Cisco CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) exam.
3 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. per week
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of CENT 240, the student will be able to:
- Use variable length subnet masking and classless interdomain routing for network design.
- Describe the enterprise network hierarchy and segmentation of LAN's.
- Describe WAN connectivity options.
- Perform the following router and switch configuration tasks:
- RIP version 2
- OSPF for a single area
- point-to-point protocol
- frame relay networks
- Describe broadcast storms.
- Describe the use of spanning tree protocol to eliminate broadcast storms.
- Configure the use of
- dynamic host control protocol
- network and port address translation
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