Computer and Communication Networks

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BE5B32PKS Z,ZK 6 2P + 2C English

It is not possible to register for the course BE5B32PKS if the student is concurrently registered for or has already completed the course B4B32PKS (mutually exclusive courses).

During a review of study plans, the course B4B32PKS can be substituted for the course BE5B32PKS.

It is not possible to register for the course BE5B32PKS if the student is concurrently registered for or has previously completed the course B4B32PKS (mutually exclusive courses).

Garant předmětu:
Leoš Boháč
Pavel Bezpalec, Leoš Boháč, Tomáš Vaněk
Pavel Bezpalec, Leoš Boháč, Zbyněk Kocur, Tomáš Vaněk
Department of Telecommunications Engineering

The aim of the course is to familiarize students with current trends in the switched local networks and the key functions of routing protocols in IP networks. The course is aimed rather primarily practically then theoretically.


Students have to successfully elaborate practical exercises The subject will be evaluated as per term average of all mini tests (40 %) + exam (60 %)

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Networking Today.

2. Protocol Models.

3. Network Security Fundamentals.

4. Application Layer.

5. Transport Layer.

6. Name and Number Systems.

7. Network Layer.

8. IPv4 Addressing and IPv6 Addressing.

9. Data Link Layer.

10. Ethernet Switching.

11. Network Devices.

12. Virtualization.

13. Network Management.

14. Network Monitoring.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Network Representation

2.Design and Implement a VLSM Addressing Scheme

3.Configure IPv6 Addressing

4.Use Ping and Traceroute to Test Network Connecivity

5.Use ICMP to Test and Correct Network Connectivity

6.Troubleshoot Default Gateway Issues

7.Configure Secure Passwords and SSH

8.Interpret show Command Output

9.TCP and UDP Communications

10.Secure Network Devices

11.Connect a Wired and Wireless LAN

12.Connect the Physical Layer

13.Examine the ARP Table

14.Identify MAC and IP Addresses, IPv6 Neighbor Discovery

Study Objective:

The students will master a design of the small scale data networks including a basic security measures.

Study materials:

- Tanenbaum, A.S.: Computer Networks, Prentice Hall PTR; 4 edition(August 19, 2002), ISBN: 978-0130661029

- Kurose, J.F., Ross, K.W.: Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet (3rd Edition), ISBN: 978-0321227355

- DOYLE, Jeff, DEHAVEN, Jennifer. Routing TCP/IP. [s.l.] : [s.n.], 2001. 945 s.

- SEIFERT, Rich. The Switch Book : The Complete Guide to LAN Switching technology. [s.l.] : [s.n.], 2000. 698 s. ISBN 0-471-34586-5.

- SPURGEON, Charles E. Ethernet : The Definitive guide. [s.l.] : [s.n.], 2000. 498 s. ISBN 1-56592-660-9.

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