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Network Basics Lab Manual

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Dimensions: 8-1/2" x 10-7/8"
  • Pages: 456
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 1-58713-313-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58713-313-8

The Network Basics Lab Manual provide students enrolled in the Cisco Networking Academy Network Basics course with a convenient, complete collection of all the course lab exercises that provide hands-on practice and challenges. 

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 — Exploring the Network ........................ 1

1.0.1.2 Class Activity — Draw Your Concept of the Internet ............................................................ 1

1.1.1.8 Lab — Researching Network Collaboration Tools ................................................................ 3

1.2.1.3 Lab — Researching Converged Network Services .............................................................. 18

1.3.3.3 Lab — Mapping the Internet ................................................................................................ 22

1.4.3.6 Lab — Researching IT and Networking Job Opportunities ................................................ 34

1.5.1.1 Class Activity — Draw Your Concept of the Internet Now ................................................. 39

Chapter 2 — Configuring a Network Operating System .................. 41

2.0.1.2 Class Activity — It Is Just an Operating System! ................................................................ 41

2.1.4.9 Lab — Establishing a Console Session with Tera Term ...................................................... 42

2.3.3.4 Lab — Building a Simple Network ..................................................................................... 53

2.3.3.5 Lab — Configuring a Switch Management Address ........................................................... 67

2.4.1.1 Class Activity — Tutor me! ................................................................................................. 75

Chapter 3 — Network Protocols and Communications .................. 77

3.0.1.2 Class Activity — Let’s just talk about this… ....................................................................... 77

3.1.3.6 Lab — Researching Networking Standards .......................................................................... 78

3.2.2.3 Lab — Researching RFCs ................................................................................................... 82

3.3.3.4 Lab — Using Wireshark to View Network Traffic .............................................................. 87

3.4.1.1 Class Activity — Guaranteed to work! .............................................................................. 107

Chapter 4 — Application Layer .......................................... 109

4.0.1.2 Class Activity — What would happen if… ........................................................................ 109

4.1.2.4 Lab — Researching Peer-to-Peer File Sharing .................................................................. 111

4.2.2.9 Lab — Observing DNS Resolution ................................................................................... 115

4.2.3.3 Lab — Exploring FTP ....................................................................................................... 121

4.3.1.1 Class Activity — Make it happen! ..................................................................................... 131

Chapter 5 — Transport Layer ........................................... 133

5.0.1.2 Class Activity — We Need to Talk .................................................................................... 133

5.2.1.8 Lab — Using Wireshark to Observe the TCP 3-Way Handshake ...................................... 134

5.2.3.5 Lab — Using Wireshark to Examine a UDP DNS Capture ............................................... 140

5.2.4.3 Lab — Using Wireshark to Examine FTP and TFTP Captures ......................................... 146

5.3.1.1 Class Activity — We Need to Talk, Again ......................................................................... 160

Chapter 6 — Network Layer ......................................... 161

6.0.1.2 Class Activity — The road less traveled…or is it? ............................................................ 161

6.2.2.8 Lab — Viewing Host Routing Tables ............................................................................... 163

6.3.1.9 Lab — Exploring Router Physical Characteristics ............................................................ 169

6.4.3.5 Lab — Building a Switch and Router Network ................................................................. 179

6.5.1.1 Class Activity — Can you read this map? ......................................................................... 192

Chapter 7 — IP Addressing ........................................................... 194

7.0.1.2 Class Activity — The Internet of Everything (IoE) ........................................................... 194

7.1.2.7 Lab — Using the Windows Calculator with Network Addresses ...................................... 195

7.1.2.8 Lab — Converting IPv4 Addresses to Binary .................................................................... 202

7.1.4.8 Lab — Identifying IPv4 Addresses .................................................................................... 206

7.2.5.4 Lab — Identifying IPv6 Addresses .................................................................................... 209

7.2.5.5 Lab — Configuring IPv6 Addresses on Network Devices ................................................ 219

7.3.2.7 Lab — Testing Network Connectivity with Ping and Traceroute ...................................... 230

7.4.1.1 Class Activity — The Internet of Everything…Naturally! ................................................ 246

Chapter 8 — Subnetting IP Networks ...................................... 247

8.0.1.2 Class Activity — Call me! ................................................................................................. 247

8.1.3.8 Lab — Calculating IPv4 Subnets ....................................................................................... 248

8.1.3.9 Lab — Subnetting Network Topologies ............................................................................ 254

8.1.3.10 Lab — Researching Subnet Calculators .......................................................................... 262

8.2.1.3 Lab — Designing and Implementing a Subnetted IPv4 Addressing Scheme .................... 267

8.2.1.4 Lab — Designing and Implementing a VLSM Addressing Scheme ................................. 276

8.4.1.1 Class Activity — Can you call me now? ........................................................................... 283

Chapter 9 — Network Access ................................................ 285

9.0.1.2 Class Activity — Let Me Tell You What I Heard at a Conference… ................................ 285

9.3.1.4 Lab A — Identifying Network Devices and Cabling .......................................................... 287

9.4.2.8 Lab — Building an Ethernet Crossover Cable ................................................................... 289

9.4.4.6 Lab — Viewing Wireless and Wired NIC Information ...................................................... 295

9.5.1.1 Class Activity — Linked In! .............................................................................................. 306

Chapter 10 — Ethernet ............................................................ 308

10.0.1.2 Class Activity — Join my social circle! ............................................................................ 308

10.1.3.6 Lab — Viewing Network Device MAC Addresses .......................................................... 310

10.1.4.3 Lab — Using Wireshark to Examine Ethernet Frames .................................................... 319

10.2.1.8 Lab — Observing ARP with the Windows CLI, IOS CLI, and Wireshark ...................... 326

10.3.1.10 Lab — Using IOS CLI with Switch MAC Address Tables ............................................ 338

10.4.1.1 Class Activity — MAC and Choose… ............................................................................ 343

Chapter 11 — It’s a Network ........................................ 345

11.0.1.2 Class Activity — Did you notice…? ................................................................................ 345

11.2.2.6 Lab — Researching Network Security Threats ............................................................... 347

11.2.4.5 Lab — Accessing Network Devices with SSH ................................................................ 351

11.2.4.6 Lab — Securing Network Devices .................................................................................. 363

11.3.2.3 Lab — Testing Network Latency with Ping and Traceroute ............................................ 372

11.3.4.6 Lab — Using the CLI to Gather Network Device Information ........................................ 377

11.4.2.6 Lab — Managing Router Configuration Files with Terminal Emulation Software ......... 390

11.4.2.7 Lab — Managing Device Configuration Files Using TFTP, Flash, and USB ................. 397

11.4.2.8 Lab — Researching Password Recovery Procedures ...................................................... 412

11.5.1.1 Class Activity — Design and Build a Small Business Network (Capstone Project) ....... 416

Appendix A — Supplemental Labs .................................. 418

0.0.0.1 Lab — Initializing and Reloading a Router and Switch .................................................... 418

0.0.0.2 Lab — Installing the IPv6 Protocol and Assigning Host Addresseswith Windows XP .............. 422

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