COMP08131 2018 Advanced Network Design

General Details

Full Title
Advanced Network Design
Transcript Title
Advanced Network Design
Code
COMP08131
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
COMP - Computing
Department
COEL - Computing & Electronic Eng
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2018 - Full Academic Year 2018-19
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Paul Flynn, Fiona Mitchell
Programme Membership
SG_KCMPU_H08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing SG_KNCLD_H08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Computer Networks and Cloud Infrastructure SG_KCNCI_K08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Computer Networks and Cloud Infrastructure SG_KNCLD_K08 201900 Level 8 Honours Degree Add-on in Computing in Computer Networks and Cloud Infrastructure
Description

This course provides students with ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions.

•Provides an in-depth, theoretical overview of advanced routing, switching and troubleshooting complex enterprise networks

•Builds on existing networking knowledge with more complex network configurations, diagnosis, and troubleshooting

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Plan and design a complex entrerprise LAN and WAN routing and switching solution

2.

Implement, monitor and maintain routing and switching services in an enterprise campus network.

3.

Implement secure routing and switching solutions to support a complex campus network

4.

Perform network troubleshooting using technology-based processes and best practices, based on systematic and industry recognised approaches

Teaching and Learning Strategies

This course provides an in-depth, theoretical overview of advanced routing and switching and troubleshooting complex enterprise networks
 
Students gain significant hands-on interaction with networking equipment to prepare them for certification exams and career opportunities
 
Hands-on labs and case studies help students apply what they learn and develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills
 

For On-line an additional 1.5hr is required to support student enquiries, online lecture setup, emails.

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessment will employing simulation software to allow students to demonstrate critial thinking and problem solving skills.

Repeat Assessments

Repat exam and/or practical to examine the learning outcomes that have not been achieved.

Indicative Syllabus

Plan and design a complex entrerprise LAN and WAN routing and switching solution

  • Campus Network Structure
  • Hierarchical Network Design
  • Cisco Design Lifecycle
  • Types of switches
  • Design Objectives - Redundancy, scalability, modularity, resilience, hierarchy
  • Expanding an existing network

Implemlement, monitor and maintain routing and switching services in an enterprise campus network.

  • STP, RSTP, MSTP
  • First Hop Redundancy - HSRP, VRRP, GLBP
  • Campus Network Security
  • Optimising Routing of EIGRP, OSPF
  • Migrating between routing protocols
  • Manipulating Routing Updates
  • Path Control
  • Enterprise Internet Connectivity
  • BGP

Implement secure routing and switching solutions to support a complex campus network

  • Network Management - AAA, NTP, SNMP
  • Device access control
  • Secure and Manage Cisco Routers using ACLs, Route Maps, prefix-lists, traffic filters

Perform network troubleshooting using technology-based processes and best practices, based on systematic and industry recognised approaches

  • Troubleshooting principles and approaches
  • Network maintenance tasks and best practices
  • Effective IOS troubleshooting commands for routers and switches
  • Information gathering using SNMP and Netflow

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Case study to Analyse and design a complex network Project Group Project 25 % Week 7 1
2 Case Study - Practical Network Implementation Practical Assessment 25 % Week 13 2,3,4
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Written Exam Final Exam Closed Book Exam 50 % End of Semester 1,2,3,4
             
             

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2014-12-10 CCNP Routing and Switching Portable Command Guide Cisco Press

CCNP Routing and Switching Portable Command Guide

 

All ROUTE (300-101) and SWITCH (300-115) Commands in One Compact, Portable Resource

 

Preparing for the CCNP ROUTE or CCNP SWITCH exam? Working as a network professional? Here are all the CCNP-level commands youll need, in one handy resource. The CCNP Routing and Switching Portable Command Guide is filled with valuable, easy-to-access information, and its portable enough to use whether youre in the server room or the equipment closet.

 

This guide helps you memorize commands and concepts as you prepare to pass the CCNP ROUTE (300-101) or CCNP SWITCH (300-115) exams. It summarizes all CCNP certification-level Cisco IOS Software commands, keywords, command arguments, and associated prompts, offering tips and examples for applying them in real-world environments. Throughout, configuration examples deepen your understanding of how these commands are used in actual network designs.

 

Whenever youre researching routing or switching solutions, you wont find a quicker, more useful offline resource.

 

--Logical how-to topic groupings inside the front and back covers provide one-stop research

--Compact size makes it easy to carry with you, wherever you go

--Helps you review important commands before taking the CCNP ROUTE or CCNP SWITCH certification exam

--Create Your Own Journal appendix with blank, lined pages enables you to personalize the book for your own needs

--What Do You Want to Do? chart inside front and back covers helps you to quickly reference specific tasks

 

Recommended Reading
2016-06-29 CCDA 200-310 Official Cert Guide Cisco Press

Trust the best selling Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. They are built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam.


  • Master Cisco CCDA 200-310 exam topics
  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes
  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks


This is the eBook edition of the CCDA 200-310 Official Cert Guide. This eBook does not include the practice exam that comes with the print edition.

 

CCDA 200-310 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Do I Know This Already? quizzes open each chapter and allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.


CCDA 200-310 Official Cert Guide focuses specifically on the objectives for the newest Cisco CCDA DESGN exam. Expert networking consultants Anthony Bruno and Steve Jordan share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.


Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will allow you to succeed on the exam the first time.

 

The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the new CCDA DESGN exam, including:

 

  • Design methodologies, including PBM, network characterization, and top-down/bottom-up approaches
  • Design objectives: modularity, hierarchy, scalability, resilience, fault domains
  • Addressing and routing protocols in existing networks
  • Enterprise network design: campus, enterprise, and branch
  • Expanding existing networks: wireless, security, collaboration, virtualization, programmability, data centers, and more

CCDA 200-310 Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/index.html


Recommended Reading
2017-05-30 CCIE Routing and Switching v5.1 Foundations: Bridging the Gap Between CCNP and CCIE (Practical Studies) Cisco Press

CCIE-level Cisco routing and switching guide for every CCNP


Preparing for the CCIE Routing and Switching lab exam typically involves deep and lengthy study. But if you already possess the Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching certification, you already know much of what youll need to succeed on CCIEs labs. This book will help you quickly bridge your remaining knowledge gaps and make the most of everything you already know.


CCIE Routing and Switching v5.1 Foundations addresses every segment of the CCIE R&S Version 5 blueprint, helping you focus your study where it will do the most good: intense hands-on practice to deepen your current knowledge and thorough explanations of theoretical topics you havent yet encountered.


Based on the authors industry-recognized CCIE prep classes, it includes 40+ detailed labs for real gear and platform emulators; structured illustrations of protocol and feature operation; and topic-specific labs to drive the theory home. It includes a full lab walkthrough of a complex configuration reflective of the actual CCIEensuring that you thoroughly understand the technologies and interactions youre reading about.

  • Discover the physical topology for any network deployment
  • Master Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) foundations and advanced features
  • Deploy and optimize PPP and use its full set of capabilities
  • Implement Dynamic Multipoint VPNs (DMVPNs) from start to finish
  • Use IP Prefix lists in prefix filtration, packet filtering, and other applications
  • Handle any RIPv2 deployment scenario n Implement EIGRP, including classical and named operation modes and interoperation
  • Use advanced OSPF techniques, including route filtration, LSA operation, stub configurations, and update filtering
  • Understand what happens when you perform redistribution, and manage problematic scenarios
  • Manage complex BGP capabilities, including Adjacency State Machine
  • Operate IPv6 in complex network environments, including DMVPN
  • Focus on QoS mechanisms that CCIE still covers, including traffic marking, classification, policing, and shaping
  • Deploy IPsec VPN solutions including GRE/IPSec tunnel mode, multi-site VPN technologies, and their encryption
  • Implement multicasting in environments requiring end-to-end IPv4 and IPv6 transport
  • Address operational and deployment issues involving MPLS VPNv4 tunnels

Recommended Reading
2014-12-23 CCNP Routing and Switching v2.0 Official Cert Guide Library Cisco Press
ISBN 1587206633 ISBN-13 9781587206634

The new edition of bestselling CCNP Routing and Switching Official Cert Library is a comprehensive review and practice package for the latest CCNP Routing and Switching exams. The three books contained in this package,CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101 Official Cert Guide, CCNP Routing and Switching SWITCH 300-115 Official Cert Guide, and CCNP Routing and Switching TSHOOT 300-135 Official Cert Guide, present complete reviews and a more challenging and realistic preparation experience. The books will be fully updated to cover the latest CCNP exam topics. The companion DVDs contains the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most. The DVDs also each contain more than 60 minutes of personal video mentoring from the author. Well-regarded for their level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, these official study guides help you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

Module Resources

URL Resources

cisco.netacad.net

https://www.gns3.com/