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  • The only authorized Lab Manual for the Cisco Networking Academy course v5.1
  • The printed Lab Manual provides hands-on practice and easy to read, highlight, and review on the go, wherever the Internet is not available
  • Extracted directly from the online course  it is the only authorized Lab Manual for the Cisco Networking Academy

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  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions: 8-1/2" x 10-7/8"
  • Pages: 384
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 1-58713-353-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58713-353-4

The only authorized Lab Manual for the Cisco Networking Academy Introduction to Networks course in the CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum

Introduction to Networks Lab Manual Version 5.1 contains all the labs and class activities from the Cisco® Networking Academy course of the same name. It is meant to be used within this program of study.

This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The hands-on labs and class activities are designed for you to practice performing tasks that will help you learn how to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

CCENT Practice and Study Guide

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CCNA Routing and Switching Portable Command Guide

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Introduction to Networks Companion Guide v5.0

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Introduction to Networks Course Booklet Version 5.1

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Sample Content

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Exploring the Network

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

    1.1.1.8 Lab - Researching Network Collaboration Tools. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

    1.3.1.3 Lab - Researching Converged Network Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

    1.4.4.3 Lab - Researching IT and Networking Job Opportunities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

    1.5.1.1 Class Activity - Draw Your Concept of the Internet Now. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Chapter 2: Configure a Network Operating System

    2.0.1.2 Class Activity - It is Just an Operating System!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

    2.1.4.7 Lab - Establishing a Console Session with Tera Term . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

    2.3.3.3 Lab - Building a Simple Network. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

    2.3.3.4 Lab - Configuring a Switch Management Address. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

    2.4.1.1 Class Activity - Tutor Me!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . 57

Chapter 3: Network Protocols and Communications

    3.0.1.2 Class Activity - Designing a Communications System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

    3.2.3.4 Lab - Researching Networking Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

    3.4.1.1 Lab - Installing Wireshark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . 63

    3.4.1.2 Lab - Using Wireshark to View Network Traffic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70

    3.4.1.3 Class Activity - Guaranteed to Work!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84

Chapter 4: Network Access

    4.0.1.2 Class Activity - Managing the Medium. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85

    4.1.2.4 Lab - Identifying Network Devices and Cabling. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87

    4.2.2.7 Lab - Building an Ethernet Crossover Cable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90

    4.2.4.5 Lab - Viewing Wired and Wireless NIC Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96

    4.5.1.1 Class Activity - Linked In! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107

Chapter 5: Ethernet

    5.0.1.2 Class Activity - Join My Social Circle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109

    5.1.1.7 Lab - Using Wireshark to Examine Ethernet Frames. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110

    5.1.2.8 Lab - Viewing Network Device MAC Addresses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

    5.2.1.7 Lab - Viewing the Switch MAC Address Table. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123

    5.4.1.1 Class Activity - MAC and Choose. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127

Chapter 6: Network Layer

    6.0.1.2 Class Activity - The Road Less Traveled...Or Is It?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128

    6.3.2.7 Lab - Exploring Router Physical Characteristics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129

    6.5.1.1 Class Activity - Can You Read This Map? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137

    6.5.1.2 Lab - Building a Switch and Router Network. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139

Chapter 7: IP Addressing

    7.0.1.2 Class Activity - Modeling the Internet of Everything (IoE). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145

    7.1.2.8 Lab - Using the Windows Calculator with Network Addresses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146

    7.1.2.9 Lab - Converting IPv4 Addresses to Binary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153

    7.1.4.9 Lab - Identifying IPv4 Addresses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157

    7.2.5.3 Lab - Identifying IPv6 Addresses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161

    7.2.5.4 Lab - Configuring IPv6 Addresses on Network Devices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168

    7.3.2.7 Lab - Testing Network Connectivity with Ping and Traceroute. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177

    7.3.2.8 Lab - Mapping the Internet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193

    7.4.1.1 Class Activity - The Internet of Everything...Naturally. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201

Chapter 8: Subnetting IP Networks

    8.0.1.2 Class Activity - Call Me!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . 202

    8.1.4.6 Lab - Calculating IPv4 Subnets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203

    8.1.4.8 Lab - Designing and Implementing a Subnetted IPv4 Addressing Scheme. . . . . . . . . . . . . 210

    8.2.1.5 Lab - Designing and Implementing a VLSM Addressing Scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217

    8.4.1.1 Class Activity - Can You Call Me Now. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224

Chapter 9: Transport Layer

    9.0.1.2 Class Activity - We Need to Talk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226

    9.2.1.6 Lab - Using Wireshark to Observe the TCP 3-Way Handshake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227

    9.2.3.5 Lab - Using Wireshark to Examine a UDP DNS Capture. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234

    9.2.4.3 Lab - Using Wireshark to Examine TCP and UDP Captures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240

    9.3.1.1 Class Activity - We Need to Talk, Again. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253

Chapter 10: Application Layer

    10.0.1.2 Class Activity - Application Investigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254

    10.1.2.5 Lab - Researching Peer-to-Peer File Sharing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255

    10.2.2.8 Lab - Observing DNS Resolution. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258

    10.2.3.4 Lab - Exploring FTP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . 263

    10.3.1.1 Class Activity - Make It Happen!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273

Chapter 11: Build a Small Network

    11.0.1.2 Class Activity - Did You Notice?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274

    11.2.2.6 Lab - Researching Network Security Threats. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276

    11.2.4.6 Lab - Accessing Network Devices with SSH. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280

    11.2.4.7 Lab - Examining Telnet and SSH in Wireshark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286

    11.2.4.8 Lab - Securing Network Devices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295

    11.2.5.8 Lab - Managing Router Configuration Files with Terminal Emulation Software. . . . . . . . . 303

    11.2.5.9 Lab - Managing Device Configuration Files Using TFTP, Flash, and USB. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 310

    11.2.5.10 Lab - Researching Password Recovery Procedures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323

    11.3.2.3 Lab - Testing Network Latency with Ping and Traceroute. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326

    11.3.4.6 Lab - Using the CLI to Gather Network Device Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331

    11.4.1.1 Class Activity - Design and Build a Small Business Network (Capstone Project). . . . . . 339

Appendix Labs

    Appendix Lab - Observing ARP with the Windows CLI, IOS CLI, and Wireshark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 340

    Appendix Lab - Researching Subnet Calculators. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352

    Appendix Lab - Subnetting Network Topologies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 357

    Appendix Lab - Viewing Host Routing Tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 367

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