Course Outline

 

This course is a lab. The goal of the course is to reinforce some of the networking concepts that were taught in any introductory networking course. The lab is structured around exercises that highlight topics such as addressing, subnetting, bridging, ARP, routing (RIP, OSPF), TCP, ICMP, NAT, DHCP, DNS, etc. The course consists of 10 weeks of networking labs. In lab quizes are used to evaluate the students’ understanding of the material and ensure that students have attempted the lab exercises in the class handouts. Students are required to review introductory networking material for each lab. 

 

Prerequisites: Introduction to Networking Course (a strict requirement!)

 

Class Notes: Available on the web (see below)

Software: Available with online downloads (GNS3, VirtualBox, Wireshark, Lubuntu).

Labs: Available on the web (see below)

 

Class Time: Tues:  6:00pm – 8:50pm

Class Room:  ICS 174

 

Lab Room: CS 364 open lab, 183 and 189 open  6-9 TTh

 

TA: Yathish Gangolli, ygangoll@uci.edu

Reader: YunHo Huh, yunhoh@uci.edu


TA Office and Office Hours: DBH 3219 T 12noon - 2pm, Th 1 - 3pm

 

My coordinates: DBH 3216, elzarki@uci.edu

My office hours: Friday 12noon - 1pm

 

Course Requirements:  2 In Lab Quizes (25%, 35%), Final (40%), Piazza Participation Extra Credit (5%)


Course Overview

 

Lab Set UpCommuications Example, Communications Model, IP Addressing

Downloads:
Data Link Layer, ARP
IP Overview, IP Control Protocol (ICMP), IP Forwarding
UDP, TCP Part 1, TCP Part 2
LAN Switching
NAT and DHCP
Domain Name Server