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DIT07M8-SP Basics of Routers

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A network consists of a larger number of the communication devices like Routers, Repeaters, Hubs and Switches. A router works like a traffic light between the networks. Without routers there would be no Internet.
Today, IP is the main protocol in use on the Internet, as it is a routed protocol. A routing protocol specifies how routers communicate with one another. The routing protocol also specifies how routers in a network share information with each other and report changes. Some of the common routing protocols include IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS and BGP.
This course covers some basic topics in networking like routers, hubs, bridges, repeaters, routing concepts and protocols.
After completion of this course, students will get a clear view on Basics of switches, Hubs and Bridges, routing basic concepts, hierarchical routing and about some advanced routing concepts.

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THIS COURSE?

  • Networking Technicians
  • Systems Engineers
  • Computer science & Networking Engineers
  • Telecommunication Engineers
  • IT Engineers
  • Process Engineers
  • Electronics Engineers

COURSE OUTLINE
REPEATERS, HUBS & BRIDGES

  • Allow the Network to Grow
  • Repeaters: Physical Layer
  • Hubs: Physical Layer
  • Bridges: Link layer
  • Bridge operation
  • Transparent Bridge
  • Store & forward bridge

SWITCHES

  • Switches : Link layer/ Network layer
  • Ethernet switches
  • Micro segmentation
  • Switches advantages/disadvantages
  • Switch table
  • Loops

SPANNING TREE PROTOCOL & VLAN

  • Spanning tree protocol
  • Bridge PDUs & ID
  • Spanning tree port states
  • Election of root switch/port
  • Spanning tree address management 
  • STP: Simulation (1)
  • Virtual LAN (VLAN)
  • Tagged VLAN
  • IEEE 802.1 p/Q Header

ROUTING BASICS & PRINCIPLES

  • Routing fundamentals
  • Routing options
  • Destination-based routing
  • Routing components
  • Routing table & algorithm
  • Routing protocol
  • Routing metrics

CLASSIFICATIONS OF ROUTING ALGORITHM 

  • Classifications of routing algorithm
  • Two methods of operation
  • Static routing
  • Three methods of dynamic routing
  • Convergence

DYNAMIC ROUTING: DISTANCE-VECTOR

  • Distance-vector algorithm
  • Distance-vector routing
  • Distance-vector: Simulation 1
  • Distance-vector: Simulation 2
  • Distance-vector: Simulation 3
  • Distance-vector count to ∞
  • Advantages/Disadvantages of distance vector

LINK STATE & HYBRIDIZED ROUTING

  • Link-state routing
  • Advantages/Disadvantages of Link-state routing
  • Hybridized routing
  • BGP routing

ROUTING PROTOCOLS: RIP

  • Hierarchical routing
  • IGP – EGP
  • Origin of RIP
  • RIP packet format
  • RIP timers
  • Routing database
  • IP RIP 2 packet
  • Limitations of RIP

ROUTING PROTOCOLS: IGRP & EIGRP

  • Goals of IGRP
  • Limitation of IGRP
  • Metrics
  • RIP and IGRP comparison
  • Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  • EIGRP packet types, capabilities & attributes
  • Routing techniques
  • Routing concepts

ROUTING PROTOCOLS: OSPF

  • OSPF characteristics
  • OSPF areas
  • OSPF features

ROUTING CONCEPTS: MPLS

  • Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS)
  • WAN topologies
  • MPLS principle
  • MPLS characteristics
  • Label switching with ATM
  • MPLS label format

COMPONENTS OF MPLS

  • MPLS components
  • Control plane
  • Label switch router
  • Edge label switch router
  • Label Information Base (LIB)
  • Label Forwarding Instance Base (LFIB)
  • Label distribution Protocol (LDP)

ADVANCED ROUTING CONCEPTS

  • Internet Protocol Security – IPSec
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Hierarchical routing
  • Quality of Service
  • MPLS QoS
  • Multi-layer 2 protocols
  • Protocol-Interdependent Multicast
  • Redundant paths

Investment

Plan Name Investment
Unlimited Access for 2 Years: US$ 179

Instructor

Hadi Harb

PhD, MEng, MSc

 

Hadi has more than 15 years of experience in the development and management of Artificial Intelligence and Audio Signal Processing projects.

From 2000 to 2004 he pursued his PhD working on content-based multimedia indexing. He then worked as a research engineer at Centrale Lyon Innovation SA from 2004 to 2006. During his PhD and research engineer work period, he participated in many R&D projects in collaboration with world-class institutions such as INRIA, France Télécom R&D and IRCAM. He issued for 2 patents and published 17 articles in known international scientific journals and conference proceedings.

From 2006 to 2015 he co-founded and managed Ghanni, a company specialized in multimedia content recommendation and identification. Several European radio stations and websites licensed Ghanni’s music recommendation technology. In 2015 he restructured Ghanni to transform it into a consultancy company in the domain of Artificial Intelligence where he acts as the principle consultant. His current interests are in the application of Artificial Intelligence techniques to natural language understanding and human-like process control.

Hadi holds a MEng (2000) in electrical-electronic engineering. He earned his MSc in 2001 and PhD in 2004 both in computer science from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées INSA Lyon, and the Ecole Centrale de Lyon respectively.

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