Syllabus: WAN Technology and Application

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Syllabus: WAN Technology and Application

Instructor: Donna Warren

Course Description
This course discusses typical Wide Area Network (WAN) technologies along with survey
on existing services and applications. Introductory router configuration skills will be
included.

Major Instructional Areas
1. Telecommunication fundamentals
2. Cisco routers
3. WAN protocols
4. Basic router configuration
5. Routing protocols
6. Configuring distance vector routing protocols
7. The OSI model
8. The TCP/IP suite
9. TCP/IP error and control messages
10. Access control lists

Course Objectives
1. Describe common WAN protocols and interfaces.
2. Analyze the boot process of a Cisco router and steps required for a
HyperTerminal connection.
3. Perform initial configurations on a Cisco router.
4. Demonstrate the use of CDP commands to identify the directly connected
neighbors.
5. Describe Cisco IOS management.
6. Describe routing and routed protocols.
7. Configure static routing, Routing Information Protocol (RIP), and Interior
Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP) on a router.
8. Describe the basic TCP/IP Suite error and control messages.
9. Demonstrate basic routing and network troubleshooting.
10. Describe TCP/IP functions.
11. Demonstrate the use of Access Control Lists (ACLs) on the Cisco router.
12. Describe the transmission of data.
13. Describe the manipulation of data for transmission.
14. Describe Layer 2 protocols.
15. Explain Layer 1 protocols

Course Outline


Unit Discussion Topic Chapters Other Materials

General Handouts

Cisco Switch Commands

Cisco Router Commands

Show Commands

Cisco Glossary

Other Simulator Labs that will help you

Unit 1 Lecture Slides

Handouts
Student Syllabus

TCP/IP Primer

Hands-On
Install Packet Tracer
Download and install TFTP Server

Download and complete the TCP/IP Drill Pack

1
WANs and Routers
The Basics—Sound,
Electrical Signal,
Electromagnetic
Spectrum
R&RB - 1
Tele - 1
Homework
CCNA 2 Labs and Study Guide:
Vocabulary Exercise: Matching on page 3
Concept Questions on pages 4-5
Vocabulary Exercise: Completion on pages 5-6
Label the External Components of a Router p8-9
Label the Topology Components Exercise page 9
Concept Questions on pages 9-10
Telecommunications.
Chapter 1 Review Questions: 1, 5, 6, 14, 18, 19, and
20 page 62
Read Chapter 1 and 2 in both texts

Unit 2 Lecture Slides

Hands-on Class Labs
sb-p1-04: Router CLI Exec Mode I
sb-p1-05: Router CLI Exec Mode II
sb-p1-06: Router CLI Configuration Process
sb-p1-22: Terminal History I
sb-p1-23: Terminal History II

2
Introduction to Routers
The Telephone and the Telephone
Line
R&RB
- 2
Tele - 2
Homework Assignment
CCNA 2 Labs and Study Guide:
Vocabulary Exercise: Matching page 22
Concept Questions on page 24
Router Boot Sequence Exercise pages 26-27
Using the Router CLI Exercise pages 27-28
Interpreting Command Output pages 28-29
Concept Questions pages 29-30
Telecommunications
Chapter 2 Review Questions: 1-6 page 76
Read Chapter 3 in both texts
Unit 3 Lecture Slides

Hands-On
sb-p1-09: Setting Router Passwords
sb-p1-10: Configuring Router IP Settings
sb-p1-11: Configuring Local Usernames
sb-p1-19: Testing Using Pings with Hostnames I
3
Configuring a Router
Connecting the Dots —
Transporting Information Across
the Superhighway
R&RB
- 3
Tele - 3
Homework
CCNA 2 Labs and Study Guide:
Router Prompt Exercise on page 56
Basic Configuration Exercise on page 56
show Commands Exercise on page 59
Managing the Configuration File Exercise on page
63
Telecommunications
Chapter 3 Review 3, 8-18 on page 90
REad chapter 4 in both texts
Unit 4 Lecture Slides

4
Learning About Other Devices
R&RB
- 4
Hands-On
sb-p1-04: 12: Using and Suspending Telnet
cs-p1-04: 4: SSH and Telnet
Manipulating Information for
Transmission
Tele - 4
Homework
CCNA 2 Labs and Study Guide:
CDP Concepts & Commands Exercise p 104-107
Network Topology Discovery Exercise 1 p 107-
112
Concept Questions on pages 119-122
Telecommunications
Chapter 4 Review Questions 1-7 and 12-18 on
page 124
Read chapter 5 in both texts
Unit 5 Lecture Slides

QUIZ 1 (Unit 1 through 3)
Hands-On
sb-p1-14: Migrating to a New IOS Image
sb-p1-15: Setting the Configuration Register
sb-p1-21: Booting a New Router IOS
5
Managing Cisco IOS Software
Open System Interconnection
R&RB
- 5
Tele - 5
Homework
CCNA 2 Labs and Study Guide:
Vocabulary Exercise: Completion on page 160
Router Boot Sequence Exercise on pages 161
Boot System Commands Exercise on page 161
Configuration Register Exercise on page 161
IOS Naming Convention Exercisepages 162-163
Backing Up an IOS & Config File p 164-165
Using ROMMON & tftpdnld p 165-167
Telecommunications
Chapter 5 Review Questions 1-13 (odd only) and
14-18 (all) on page 136
Read chapter 6 in both texts
Unit 6 Lecture Slides

6
Routing and Routing Protocols
Layer 3 and Layer 4 Networking
and Transport Protocols: TCP/IP,
UDP/IP, RTP/UDP/IP, IPX/SPX,
DDP/ATP
R&RB
- 6
Tele - 6
Hands-On
sb-p1-17: Examining the IP Routing Table
sb-p3-0 6: Static Routes I
sb-p3-07: Static Routes II
sb-p3-0 8: Static Routes III
sb-p3-09: Static Routes IV
sb-p3-10: Default Routes
Homework
CCNA 2 Labs and Study Guide:
Dissecting a Routing Table Entry on page 196
Static Routing Configuration on pages 197-198
Concept Questions on page 200
Vocabulary Exercise: Matching on page 201
Routing Protocols Flow Chart Exercise page 203
Concept Questions on page 207
Telecommunications:
Chapter 6 Review Question 2-24 (even numbered
items only) on pages 153-154
Read chapter 7 RR&B and chapter 12
telecommunications
Unit 7 Lecture Slides

Hands-On
sb-p3-15: RIP Configuration I
sb-p3-16: RIP Configuration II
sb-p3-0 6: Lab 17: RIP Configuration III
sb-p3-18: RIP Configuration IV
sb-p3-19: RIP Configuration V
sb-p3-21: RIP Verification I
sb-p3-22: RIP Verification II
7
Distance Vector Routing Protocols
IP Routing Fundamentals
R&RB
- 7
Tele -
12
Homework
CCNA 2 Labs and Study Guide:
Vocabulary Exercise: Matching on page 224
Vocabulary Exercise: Completion on page 225
Routing Loop Avoidance on pages 225-227
RIP v1 and RIP v2 Comparison on page 227
Advanced RIP Concepts and Configon p227-231
Troubleshooting with show Commands p 231-233
Troubleshooting with debug Commands page 234
Telecommunications
Chapter 12 Review Questions 2-20 (even
numbered items only)
Read chapter 8 RR&B and chapter 9
telecommunications
QUIZ 2 (Units 4 throught 7)
Unit 8 and 9 Lecture Slides

Hands-On
cs-p3-4: Static Routing I
cs-p3-5: Static Routing II
cs-p3-6: RIP-2 Configuration I
cs-p3-7: RIP-2 Configuration II
8
TCP/IP Suite Error and Control
Messages
Basic Router Troubleshooting
R&RB
- 8
Tele - 9
Homework
CCNA 2 Labs and Study Guide:
Vocabulary Exercise: Completion on page 278
IP Packet Header Exercise on page 279
ICMP Message Type Exercise on pages 279-280
ICMP Destination Unreachable Codes page 280
Concept Questions on page 281
Vocabulary: Completion on pages 284-285
Interpreting a Routing Table Entry on page 286
Admin Distance Table Exercise p 287-288
Using the OSI Model to Troubleshoot page 289
Match the Tool to the Layer Exercise page 290
Read chapter 10 RR&B and chapter 7
telecommunications
Hands-On
ts-p4-4: Network Discovery I
ts-p4- 5: Network Discovery II
ts-p4-6: IP Addressing and Routing
ts-p4-7: IP Routing I
9
Intermediate TCP/IP
Layer 2 Protocols: Ethernet, Frame
Relay, ATM
R&RB
- 10
Tele - 7
Homework
CCNA 2 Labs and Study Guide:
Vocabulary Exercise: Completion on page 326
TCP Segment Format Exercise on page 327
UDP Segment Format Exercise on page 327
Concept Questions on page 327
Vocabulary Exercise: Completion on page 328
TCP and UDP Port Numbers Exercisepage 329
Comparing Layer 2, 3, and 4 Addresses page 329
Telecommunications
Chapter 7 Review Questions 8-22 (even numbered
items only)
Read chapter 11 RR&B and chapter 8
telecommunications
Unit 10 Lecture Slides

Hands-On
sb-p2-8: ACL I
sb-p2-9: ACL II
sb-p2-10: ACL III
sb-p2-11: ACL IV
sb-p2-12: ACL V
sb-p2-13: ACL VI
10
Access Control Lists
R&RB
- 11
Tele - 8

Homework
CCNA 2 Labs and Study Guide:
ACL Concepts and Rules Exercises on page 338
Standard ACL Syntax Exercise on page 339
ACL Flow Chart Exercise on pages 339-340
Determine the Wildcard Mask page 341
Concept Questions on page 342
Standard ACL Configuration on pages 342-343
Standard ACL Scenario 1 on pages 343-344
Extended ACL Scenario 1 on page 345
Extended Named ACL Scenariopages 347-348
Restricting vty and HTTP Access on page 348

Telecommunications
Chapter 8 Review Questions
11
Final Exam Review
1-12
FINAL EXAM REVIEW

Project Due
12
Final Exam
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Instructional Materials and References

Student Textbook Package
• Rosengrant, M.A. Introduction to Telecommunications. 2
nd
ed. Upper Saddle
River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007.
• Odem, Wendell, and Rick McDonald. Routers and Routing Basics: CCNA 2
Companion Guide. Indianapolis, IN: Cisco Press, 2007.
• Johnson, Allan Routers and Routing Basics: CCNA 2 Labs and Study Guide.
Indianapolis, IN: Cisco Press, 2007.
• Ghilani, Charles D. CCNA 640-802 CCNA Simulator. Indianapolis, IN: Cisco
Press, 2009.
Other Required Resources
In addition to the student textbook package, the following are also required in this course:
• Removable hard drive
• The following software (including operating systems and tools), which will be
provided by the instructor for in-lab installation:
o Windows XP Professional with SP2 or Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Standard Edition
o HyperTerminal
o Device drivers (drivers for the lab computer model)

Equipment and Tools
• Computer with a minimum of Microsoft Windows XP with HyperTerminal
installed for each student
• 5 Cisco 2600 series (or 2800 series) routers with:
o 1 Ethernet and 2 serial interfaces on each router with standard IP
o IOS software
o 2 WIC interface cards per router
• 2 Cisco switches (catalyst), 2900 XL series
• 5 RJ-45 to RJ-45 rollover console cables
• 5 RJ-45 to DB-9 serial connectors
• 3 pairs of V.35 male and female adapter cables (DTE and DCE)
• 4 straight-through cables
• 1 Windows XP computer with 128 MB RAM and at least 1 GB of free hard disk
space to be used as a TFTP server
• 1 long straight-through patch cable to connect the TFTP server to the Los
Angeles switch
• Standard ITT Tech computer lab software environment (Windows XP with
HyperTerminal installed)
• 1 CCNA Network Simulator (CCNA router configuration simulation software)
package per student
• Cisco TFTP server software for the TFTP server PC

References

ITT Tech Virtual Library
Log on to the ITT Tech Virtual Library at http://www.library.itt-tech.edu/ to access
online books, journals, and other reference resources selected to support ITT Tech
curricula.

Books
You may click “Books” or use the “Search” function on the home page to find the
following books.
• ITT Tech Virtual Library> Main Menu> Books> Books 24x7
? Lammle, Todd. CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate Study Guide, Sixth
Edition, (Exam 640-802). Indianapolis, IN:
Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2007.
• ITT Tech Virtual Library> Main Menu> Books> NetLibrary
? Clayton, Jade. McGraw-Hill Illustrated Telecom Dictionary. New York:
McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000.

Other References

The following resources may be found outside of the ITT Tech Virtual Library, whether
online or in hard copy.

Instructional Materials and References
Student Textbook Package
• Rosengrant, M.A. Introduction to Telecommunications. 2
nd
ed. Upper Saddle
River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007.
• Odem, Wendell, and Rick McDonald. Routers and Routing Basics: CCNA 2
Companion Guide. Indianapolis, IN: Cisco Press, 2007.
• Johnson, Allan Routers and Routing Basics: CCNA 2 Labs and Study Guide.
Indianapolis, IN: Cisco Press, 2007.
• Ghilani, Charles D. CCNA 640-802 CCNA Simulator. Indianapolis, IN: Cisco
Press, 2009.

Other Required Resources

In addition to the student textbook package, the following are also required in this course:
• Removable hard drive
• The following software (including operating systems and tools), which will be
provided by the instructor for in-lab installation:
o Windows XP Professional with SP2 or Microsoft Windows Server
2003 Standard Edition
o HyperTerminal
o Device drivers (drivers for the lab computer model)

Equipment and Tools

• Computer with a minimum of Microsoft Windows XP with HyperTerminal
installed for each student
• 5 Cisco 2600 series (or 2800 series) routers with:
o 1 Ethernet and 2 serial interfaces on each router with standard IP
o IOS software
o 2 WIC interface cards per router
• 2 Cisco switches (catalyst), 2900 XL series
• 5 RJ-45 to RJ-45 rollover console cables
• 5 RJ-45 to DB-9 serial connectors
• 3 pairs of V.35 male and female adapter cables (DTE and DCE)
• 4 straight-through cables
• 1 Windows XP computer with 128 MB RAM and at least 1 GB of free hard disk
space to be used as a TFTP server
• 1 long straight-through patch cable to connect the TFTP server to the Los
Angeles switch
• Standard ITT Tech computer lab software environment (Windows XP with
HyperTerminal installed)
• 1 CCNA Network Simulator (CCNA router configuration simulation software)
package per student
• Cisco TFTP server software for the TFTP server PC

References

ITT Tech Virtual Library
Log on to the ITT Tech Virtual Library at http://www.library.itt-tech.edu/ to access
online books, journals, and other reference resources selected to support ITT Tech
curricula.

Books
You may click “Books” or use the “Search” function on the home page to find the
following books.
• ITT Tech Virtual Library> Main Menu> Books> Books 24x7
? Lammle, Todd. CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate Study Guide,
Sixth Edition, (Exam 640-802). Indianapolis, IN: Wiley Publishing, Inc.,
2007.
• ITT Tech Virtual Library> Main Menu> Books> NetLibrary ? Clayton, Jade.
McGraw-Hill Illustrated Telecom Dictionary. New York: McGraw-Hill
Professional, 2000.

Other References

The following resources may be found outside of the ITT Tech Virtual Library, whether
online or in hard copy.

Books
• McQuerry, Stephen. CCNA Preparation Library, 7th Edition. Indianapolis, IN:
Cisco Press, 2008.
• Odom, Wendell. CCNA Official Exam Certification Library (CCNA Exam 640-
802), 3rd Edition. Indianapolis, IN: Cisco Press, 2008.

Web sites
• Cisco Systems Inc. www.cisco.com
Company site for Cisco Systems, a leading
supplier of networking equipment and network management for the Internet
• Juniper Networks, Inc. www.juniper.net
Company site for Juniper Networks,
Inc., which designs and sells Internet Protocol network products and services
• IP / MPLS Forum http://www.frforum.com
The IP/MPLS Forum is an
international, non-profit association of service providers, equipment vendors,
testing centers and enterprise users. Its mission is to drive the global success of
IP/MPLS-based technology, networks, and services while focusing on
application and deployment solutions.
• SONET http://www.sonet.com
This Web site is a reference for optical
networking professions.
• Rad Data Communications http://www.rad.com/Home/0,6583,5847,00.html

This Web site provides tutorials for telecommunications, data communications
and computer networking.
• International Engineering Consortium http://www.iec.org/tutorials/
The IEC
Web ProForum tutorials feature the latest technical and business issues of vital
concern to engineers, salespersons, managers, and executives.

All links to Web references outside of the ITT Tech Virtual Library are always subject to
change without prior notice.

Course Evaluation and Grading

Evaluation Criteria Table

The final grades will be based on the following categories:

CATEGORY WEIGHT
Assignments 25%
Labs 30%
Quizzes 10%
Project 15%
Final Exam 20%
Total 100%

Note: Students are responsible for abiding by the Plagiarism Policy.

Grade Conversion Table
The final grades will be calculated from the percentages earned in the course, as follows:

A 90–100% 4.0
B+ 85–89% 3.5
B 80–84% 3.0
C+ 75–79% 2.5
C 70–74% 2.0
D+ 65–69% 1.5
D 60–64% 1.0
F <60% 0.0