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Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to:

8/26 Activity 1.1.1: Using


Google Earth
to View
the World

Explain the purpose of Google Earth.


Explain the different versions of Google Earth.
Explain the hardware and software requirements needed to use
Google Earth (free edition).

Experiment with Google Earth features such as Help | Tutorial.


Experiment with Google Earth to explore continents, countries, and
places of interest.

8/26 Activity 1.4.5: Identifying Use the SANS site to quickly identify Internet security threats.
Explain how threats are organized.
Top Security
List several recent security vulnerabilities.
Vulnerabilities

Use the SANS links to access other security-related information.


Define Internet Relay Chat (IRC) and Instant Messaging (IM).
Lab 1.6.1: Using
8/26 Collaboration Tools
IRC List several collaborative uses of IM.
List several misuses and data security issues involving IM.
and IM
Use IRC to demonstrate collaboration.
Topology Diagram
Define the terms wiki and blog.
8/26 Lab 1.6.2: Using
Explore wiki features.
Collaboration

Tools
Wikis and Web
Logs
Explore Packet Tracer Real-time mode
8/26 1.7.1: Skills Integration
Challenge-Introduction to Explore the Logical Workspace
Explore Packet Tracer operation
Packet Tracer

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Activity 2.2.5: Using


NeoTrace
to View
Internetworks

Connect devices
Examine a device configuration
Review the standard lab setup
Overview of the devices
Explain the use of route tracing programs, such as tracert and
NeoTrace.

Use tracert and NeoTrace to trace a route from its PC to a distant


server.

Describe the interconnected and global nature of the Internet with


respect to data flow.

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Correctly identify cables for use in the network.


Lab 2.6.1: Topology
Orientation and Building a Physically cable a peer-to-peer and switched network.
Verify basic connectivity on each network.
Small Network

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Lab 2.6.2: Using


Wireshark
to View
Protocol Data Units

Be able to explain the purpose of a protocol analyzer (Wireshark).


Be able to perform basic PDU capture using Wireshark.
Be able to perform basic PDU analysis on straightforward network
data traffic.

Experiment with Wireshark features and options such as PDU


capture and display filtering.

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2.7.1: Skills Integration


Challenge-Examining
Packets

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Activity 3.4.1: Data Stream Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to:
Capture or download an audio stream
Capture

Complete the Topology


Add Simple PDUs in Realtime Mode
Analyze PDUs in Simulation Mode
Experiment with the model of the standard lab setup

Record the characteristics of the file


Examine data transfer rates associated with the file

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Download, install, and verify a web server application


Verify the default web server configuration file
Capture and analyze HTTP traffic with Wireshark
Lab 3.4.3: E-mail Services Configure the pod host computer for e-mail service
Capture and analyze e-mail communication between the pod host
and Protocols

Lab 3.4.2: Managing a


Web Server

computer and a mail server

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3.5.1: Skills Integration


Challenge-Configuring
Hosts and
Services

Configure Hosts and Services


Add, configure, and connect hosts and servers
Explore How DNS and HTTP Work Together
Use simulation mode to view the details of packets generated by
DNS and HTTP

Lab 4.5.1: Observing TCP Explain common netstat command parameters and outputs.
Use netstat to examine protocol information on a pod host computer.
and UDP using Netstat
Identify TCP header fields and operation using a Wireshark FTP
Lab 4.5.2: TCP/IP
Transport Layer Protocols, session capture.
Identify UDP header fields and operation using a Wireshark TFTP
TCP and UDP
session capture.

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Lab 4.5.3: Application and Configure the host computer to capture Application layer protocols.
Transport Layer Protocols Capture and analyze HTTP communication between the pod host
computer and a web server.
Examination
Capture and analyze FTP communication between the pod host
computer and an FTP server.

Observe TCP establish and manage communication channels with


HTTP and FTP connections

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4.6.1: Skills Integration


Challenge-Analyzing the
Application and
Transport Layers

Configure Hosts and Services


Connect and configure hosts and services on the model of the lab
network

Explore How DNS, UDP, HTTP, and UDP Work Together


Use simulation mode to visualize the operation of DNS, UDP, HTTP,
and TCP on the
model of the lab network.

9/16 Lab 5.5.1: Examining a


Devices Gateway

Understand and explain the purpose of a gateway address.


Understand how network information is configured on a Windows
computer.

Troubleshoot a hidden gateway address problem.

9/16 Lab 5.5.2: Examining a


Route

Use the route command to modify a Windows computer routing


table.

Use a Windows Telnet client command telnet to connect to a Cisco


router.

9/16 5.6.1: Skills Integration


Challenge-Routing IP
Packets
9/16 Lab 6.7.1: Ping and
Traceroute

Examine router routes using basic Cisco IOS commands.


Configure a router interface using a GUI
Explore a routing table
Configure a static route using a GUI
Explore the routing of IP packets
Use the ping command to verify simple TCP/IP network
connectivity.

Use the tracert/traceroute command to verify TCP/IP connectivity.

Understand the format of ICMP packets.


9/16 Lab 6.7.2: Examining
Use Wireshark to capture and examine ICMP messages.
ICMP Packets
Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to determine network
9/16 Activity 6.7.3: IPv4
Address Subnetting Part 1 information for a given IP address
and network mask.

9/16 Activity 6.7.4: IPv4


Address Subnetting Part 2
9/16 Lab 6.7.5: Subnet and
Router Configuration

Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to determine subnet


information for a given IP address
and subnetwork mask.

Subnet an address space given requirements.


Assign appropriate addresses to interfaces and document.
Configure and activate Serial and FastEthernet interfaces.
Test and verify configurations.
Reflect upon and document the network implementation.
IP Subnet Planning
9/16 6.8.1: Skills Integration
Practice your subnetting skills
Challenge-Planning
Build the Network
Subnets and
Connect devices with Ethernet and serial cables
Configuring IP Addresses Configure the network

Apply your subnetting scheme to server, PCs, and router interfaces;


configure services
and static routing

Test the network


Using ping, trace, web traffic, Inspect tool

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Review

Explain the header fields in an Ethernet II frame.


9/23 Lab 7.5.2: Frame
Use Wireshark to capture and analyze Ethernet II frames.
Examination
IP subnet planning
9/23 7.6.1: Skills Integration
Challenge-Data Link Layer o Practice your subnetting skills.
Build the network.
Issues
o Connect devices with Ethernet and serial cables.

Configure the network.


o Apply your subnetting scheme to server, PCs, and router interfaces;
configure
services and static routing.

Test the network


o Using ping, trace, web traffic, Inspect tool.

9/23 Lab 8.4.1: Media


Connectors Lab Activity
Fluke 620 LAN CableMeter

9/23 8.5.1: Skills Integration


ChallengeConnecting
Devices and
Exploring the Physical
View

Test cables using a Fluke620 LAN CableMeter and a Fluke


LinkRunner

Become familiar with the most common functions of a cable tester.


Test different cables for type and wiring problems.
Connect the devices in the standard lab setup
Connect the devices
Verify connectivity
View the standard lab setup in the Physical Workspace
Enter and view the Physical Workspace
View the standard lab setup at the various levels of the Physical
Workspace

9/30 Lab 9.8.1: Address


Resolution Protocol (ARP)
9/30 Lab 9.8.2: Cisco Switch
MAC Table Examination

Use Windows arp command.


Use Wireshark to examine ARP exchanges.
Use the Telnet protocol to log into a Cisco Switch.
Use the Cisco IOS show mac-address-table command to examine
MAC address and port
associations.

9/30 Lab 9.8.3: Intermediary


Device as an End Device
9/30 9.9.1: Skills Integration
ChallengeSwitched

Use Wireshark to capture and analyze frames originating from


network nodes.

Examine the origination of frames in a small network.


Determine IP subnet planning
Repair Ethernetrelated
network issues

Ethernet
9/30 Lab 10.3.2: How Many
Networks?

Test the network


Determine the number of subnets.
Design an appropriate addressing scheme.
Assign addresses and subnet mask pairs to device interfaces.
Examine the use of the available network address space.

9/30 Lab 10.6.1: Creating a


Small Lab Topology

Design the logical network.


Configure the physical lab topology.
Configure the logical LAN topology.
Verify LAN connectivity.

9/30 Lab 10.6.2: Establishing a Connect a router and computer using a console cable.
Configure HyperTerminal to establish a console session with a Cisco
Console Session with
IOS router.
HyperTerminal
Configure HyperTerminal to establish a console session with a Cisco
IOS switch.

9/30 Lab 10.6.3: Establishing a


Console Session with
Minicom
9/30 10.7.1: Skills Integration
Challenge: Network
Planning and
Interface Configuration

Connect a router and computer using a console cable.


Configure Minicom to establish a console session with the router.
Perform basic commands.
Upon completion of this lab, you

Build the network topology.


Plan the IP addresses.
Configure router and
Test the network.
10/7 11.4.3.3: Network Latency Use the ping command to document network latency.
Documentation with Ping Compute various statistics on the output of a ping capture.
Measure delay effects from larger datagrams.
Configure Cisco router global configuration settings.
10/7 Lab 11.5.1: Basic Cisco
Configure Cisco router password access.
Device Configuration
Configure Cisco router interfaces.
Save the router configuration file.
Configure a Cisco switch.
Configure network connectivity.
10/7 Lab 11.5.2: Managing
Use TFTP to save and restore a Cisco IOS configuration.
Device Configuration

10/7 Lab 11.5.3: Configure Host Design the logical lab topology.
Configure the physical lab topology.
Computers for IP
Configure the logical LAN topology.
Networking
10/7 Lab 11.5.4: Network
Testing

Verify LAN connectivity.


Design the logical lab topology.
Configure the physical lab topology.
Configure the logical LAN topology.
Verify LAN connectivity.

Design the logical lab topology.


10/7 Lab 11.5.5: Network
Documentation with Utility Configure the physical lab topology.
Design and configure the logical LAN topology.
Commands
Verify LAN connectivity.
Document the network.

10/7 Lab 11.5.6: Final Case Study Datagram Analysis with


Wireshark

10/7 11.6.1: Skills Integration


ChallengeConfiguring
and Testing the
Lab Network

Upon completion of this exercise, students will be able to demonstrate:

How a TCP segment is constructed, and explain the segment fields.


How an IP packet is constructed, and explain the packet fields.
How an Ethernet II frame is constructed, and explain
Build, test, and configure the entire lab network
Integrate skills from throughout the course
Analyze the events involved in requesting a web page (DNS, ARP,
HTTP, TCP, IP,
Ethernet, HDLC)

Analyze the events involved in tracing the route to the web server
(DNS, UDP, ARP,
ICMP, IP, Ethernet, HDLC)