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Fundamentals of Network Device Communications is a three part series that takes you from understanding the OSI Reference Model through to being able to use selected commands to determine and verify the path data takes through a network. The videos contain live demonstrations using live networks, interactive games and practice exercises for learning and remembering concepts, and a study aid that includes diagrams and worksheets to use for the various activities.
Lesson 2: Fundamentals of Network Device Communications
Part 1: Mastering the Concepts of the OSI Reference Model
Lesson 1: Story Time — Analogy for the OSI Reference Model & Framework 22:21
Lesson 2: Framework & Function of the OSI Reference Model and Review 25:27
Lesson 3: Review Games: OSI Reference Model 18:12
Part 2: Host to Host Communication and Basic Device Connectivity
Lesson 1: The Function of Layer 1, 2, & 3 Devices and Layer 4 Operation 32:46
Lesson 2: Host to Host Communication Using TCP/IP (Includes Protocol Analyzer Demonstration) 19:07
Lesson 3: Tools Used to Verify Basic Connectivity and Review (Includes Tools Demonstration) 12:05
Part 3: Host to Host Communication Review: The Hat Game 12:04