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, etc. The course consists of 9 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. An accompanying text will used and for each exercise the relevant labs will be posted online.


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


Text: Mastering Networks: An Internet Lab Manual, Jorg Liebeherr and Magda El Zarki, Publ. Addison Wesley

Class Notes: Available on the web (see below)


Class Time: Tuesday:  5pm – 7:50pm

Class Room:  CS 174


Lab Room: CS  183, 189


Reader: YunHo Huh


Reader Lab Time:


My coordinates: DB 3216,

My office hours: Wednesday 2:30m - 3:30pm


Course Requirements:  3 In Lab Quizes (60%), Final (40%)

Course Schedule