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 public downloads

Labs: Available on the web (see below)


Class Time: Monday/Wednesday:  8:00am – 10:50am

Class Room:  DBH 1600


Quiz Lab Rooms: CS 189


TA:  YunHo Huh,


TA Office and Office Hours: DBH 3219, Tues and Fri 3pm-5pm


My coordinates: DBH 3216,

My office hours: Monday/Wednesday 11am -  12noon


Course Requirements:  2 In Lab Quizes (20%, 35%), Final (35%), Piazza Participation (10%)

Course Overview 

Data Link Layer and ARP
IP Overview , IP Forwarding, IP Control Protocol (ICMP)
LAN Switching
Intra: RIP, OSPF, Inter: BGP