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Rick Graziani, Cabrillo College
Instructor, Computer Science/Networking
Email: graziani@cabrillo.edu
 
Non-Cabrillo Instructors/Students: If you would like access to my materials please email me for the username and password.

 

Course Materials: CIS 81 Fundamentals of Networking (CCNA 1)

Note: These materials use CCNA 5.0 Curriculum. Older materials are also included.

   
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    Packt Tracer v6.1.1 Application + Tutorial MS Windows EXE
       
    Lab: Packet Tracer - Creating a Topology (doc) (Previous version)  
       
    Linux versions available on NetSpace  
       
    Running Packet Tracer on a Mac (PDF)  
       
       
     
   
  Chapter 0: Course Introduction
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Introduction to CIS 81 and Student Success    
       
       
  Chapter 1: Exploring the Network
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Chapter 1: Exploring the Network PowerPoint    
       
       
       
  Chapter 2: Configuring a Network Operating System
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Chapter 2: Configuring a Network OS    
       
       
  Chapter 3: Network Protocols and Communications
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Chapter 3: Network Protocols and Comms    
       
       
  Chapter 4: Network Access
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Chapter 4: Network Access    
       
       
  Chapter 5: Ethernet
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Chapter 5: Ethernet - Part 1 Nutshell: ARP (PDF)  
  Chapter 5: Ethernet - Part 2    
       
  Chapter 6: Network Layer
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Chapter 6: Network Layer Part 1    
  Chapter 6: Network Layer Part 2    
       
  Chapter 7: Transport Layer
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Chapter 7: Transport Layer Part 1    
  Chapter 7: Transport Layer Part 2    
       
  Chapter 8: IP Addressing
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Chapter 8: IP Addressing - IPv4 (Part 1)    
  Chapter 8: IP Addressing - ICMP (Part 2)    
  Chapter 8: IP Addressing - IPv6 & ICMPv6 (Part 3)    
       
       
  Chapter 9: Subnetting IP Networks
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Chapter 9: Subnetting IP Networks    
  Rick's Subnetting Worksheet (Excel)    
  Rick's Subnetting Workseet Sample (Excel)    
       
  Chapter 10: Application Layer
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Chapter 10: Application Layer    
       
       
  Chapter 11: It's a Network
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Chapter 11: Its' a Network    
  Not yet available    
       
       
       
     
       
  Previous Materials
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Living in a Network Centric World Software: Binary/Decimal Conversion Movie: Herding Cats
    Movie: Today's Networking Professionals
 

Communicating over the Network

Movie: Warriors of the Net  
    Link: Warriors of the Net  
       
 

Application Layer Protocols and Functionality

Video: DNS Explained DHCP-DNS (PowerPoint)
    Video: How DNS works DHCP-DNS (Packet Tracer File)
  Video: How email works DHCP-DNS Instructions
    Clients and Servers (PowerPoint)
  Link: Firewall.cx Mail Server and Clients (Packet Tracer File)
      Mail Server and Clients Instructions
       
 

Transport Layer

Nutshell: TCP (PDF)  
    Nutshell: UDP (PDF)  
    Nutshell: TCP and UDP Port Numbers (PDF)  
    FCC Hearing: On Comcast TCP Resets  
     
  OSI Network Layer Nutshell: IP (Internet Protocol) (PDF)  
  Link: Path MTU Discovery  
     
  IPv4 Addresses - Part 1 Reading: Classless Subnetting Explained (PDF) Classless IP Addressing and Subnetting
  IPv4 Addresses - Part 2 Worksheet: Classless Subnetting (Excel) Classless Subnetting Explained
  IPv4 Addresses - Part 3 Nutshell: Classless Subnetting (Excel) Classful Subnetting and Other Topics
    Nutshell: Classful Subnetting (PDF)  
    Article: Regional Internet Registry IP Address Allocation, DHCP and DNS
    ICMP: Ping and Traceroute
  Subnet Calculators:  
    Link: Subnet Calculator  
      Link: Subnet-Calculator (another one)  
    Link: VLSM CIDR Subnet  
     
       
  OSI Data Link Layer    
       
  Ethernet Fundamentals Part 1 Nutshell: Hubs and Switches (PDF)  
Ethernet Fundamentals Part 2 Nutshell: Ethernet Protocol (PDF)  
  Link: Charles Spurgeon Ethernet Site  
  Link: IEEE Standards Committee  
       
  ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) Nutshell: ARP (PDF)  
  ARP: Process and the Protocol Article: ARP Spoofing and Attacks (PDF)  
  ARP: Animated Scenarios using PT Article: Proxy ARP (PDF)  
       
       
       
       
       
   

   

Course Syllabus: Fall 2014

Check often, information subject to change.

       

 

Week 1

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Sep 1 Holiday    
         
       
       
       

 

Week 2

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Sep 8      
  Introduction to CIS 81 and Student Success Adding: Need Add Code Read: Chapter 0: Course Introduction
       
  Tour of 800 Email list Read: Chapter 1: Exploring the Network
      NetSpace: Chapter 1 Exam (NOT Quizzes)
  In class Lab:     Due: Sep 29 @ 5pm
  Based on 1.3.1.3 Lab - Mapping the Internet WebAdvisor - Correct email?   6 Attempts
  Class discussion Dropping a course   6 hours per attempt
        Note: Session error message, clear cookies
  Packet Tracer Demo Pictures :)   or use a differnet browser
        PRACTICE - Required but does not count
  NetSpace      
  > Taking a Chapter Exam (Assignments)      
  > Accessing the Online Curriculum   Read: Chapter 2: Configuring a Network OS
  > Getting the latest Packet Tracer   NetSpace: Chapter 2 Exam (PREP)
        Due: Sep 29 @ 5pm
        6 Attempts
  Everything's Amazing and Nobody's Happy     6 hours per attempt
       
       
       

 

Week 3

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Sep 15   Logging into NetSpace  
  Chapter 2: Configuring a Network Operating System   Read: Chapter 2: Configuring a Network OS
      NetSpace: Chapter 2 Exam (DO & REVIEW)
  Using Packet Tracer     Due: Sep 29 @ 5pm
        6 Attempts
        6 hours per attempt
       
      Read: Chapter 3: Network Protocols
      NetSpace: Chapter 3 Exam (PREP)
        Due: Oct 6 @ 5pm
        6 Attempts
        6 hours per attempt
       
       
       
       
       

 

Week 4

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Sep 22      
    Chapter 3: Network Protocols and Communications   Read: Chapter 3: Network Protocols
      NetSpace: Chapter 3 Exam (DO & REVIEW)
  Lab: Using Wireshark to View Network Traffic     Due: Oct 6 @ 5pm
        6 Attempts
        6 hours per attempt
       
      Read: Chapter 4: Network Access
      NetSpace: Chapter 3 Exam (PREP)
        Due: Oct 13 @ 5pm
        6 Attempts
        6 hours per attempt
       

 

Week 5

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Sep 29 Chapter 4: Network Access   Read: Chapter 4: Network Access
      NetSpace: Chapter 3 Exam (PREP)
  Wireshark Lab (in-class): 3.3.3.4     Due: Oct 13 @ 5pm
        6 Attempts
  Introduction to the Data Center - Networking Lab     6 hours per attempt
         
       
       
         
       
         
         

 

Week 6

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Oct 6 Chapter 5: Ethernet (Part 1 and Part 2)    
       
  In class Lab 5.1.3.6      
         
  Nutshell: ARP (PDF)      
         
         
         
       

 

Week 7

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Oct 13 Chapter 5: Ethernet (Part 1 and Part 2)    
         
  Lab 5.3.1.10 using Packet Tracer (practice)      
         
       
         
         
         
         
       
       

 

Week 8

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Oct 20 Chapter 6: Network Layer (Part 1 and Part 2) Midterm next week  
    5:30pm - 7:30pm  
  Nutshell: ARP (PDF) Use 6 pages of notes (front and back)    
         
         
         
       
       
       
       
       
 

Week 9

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Oct 27 Midterm Exam (Chapters 2 through 5) including IOS    
  May use 6 pages of notes (front and back)      
       
       
       
 

Week 10

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Nev 3 Chapter 7: Transport Layer    
       
         
         
         
       

 

Week 11

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Nov 10 HOLIDAY    
       
         
         
         
       
       
       

 

Week 12

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Nov 17 Chapter 8: IP Addressing - IPv4 - Part 1    
       
         
         
         
         
       

 

Week 13

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Nov 24 Chapter 8: IP Addressing - IPv6 - Part 2    
       
  Chapter 8: IP Addressing - ICMP - Part 3      
         
  Project      
       
       
       

 

Week 14

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Dec 1 Chapter 9: Subnetting IP Networks    
       
  Subnetting IPv6 and VLSM      
         
         
       
       
       

 

Week 15

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Dec 8 Chapter 10: Application Layer    
       
  Chapter 11: It's a Network      
         
  Cisco Academy online Final Exam      
       
       
       

 

Week 16

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/Lab/TBA

  Dec 15 Project Due    
FInal Exams