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Approx. 34 hours to complete
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Domain Name System (DNS)Ipv4Network ModelTroubleshooting
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Introduction to Networking

6 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 47 min), 8 readings, 6 quizzes
15 videos
The TCP/IP Five-Layer Network Model5m
Alex Why Networking1m
Cables4m
Hubs and Switches2m
Routers2m
Servers and Clients1m
Sergio Being A Network Engineer1m
Moving Bits Across the Wire2m
Twisted Pair Cabling and Duplexing1m
Network Ports and Patch Panels2m
Ethernet and MAC Addresses6m
Unicast, Multicast, and Broadcast1m
Dissecting an Ethernet Frame5m
Victor Escobedo: Practical Experience in IT1m
8 readings
Navigating Coursera10m
Program Surveys10m
How to Use Discussion Forums10m
Get to Know Your Classmates10m
Earn a dual Google/CompTIA A+ credential3m
Supplementary Reading for The OSI Networking Model10m
Supplemental Reading for Ethernet Over Twisted Pair Technologies10m
Graded Plugin10m
6 practice exercises
TCP/IP30m
Networking Devices30m
The Physical Layer30m
The Data Link Layer30m
Layers in Networking Models30m
Networking Basics1h 20m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

The Network Layer

5 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 68 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
18 videos
The Network Layer1m
IP Addresses2m
IP Datagrams and Encapsulation6m
IP Address Classes3m
Address Resolution Protocol2m
Sergio Path1m
Subnetting2m
Subnet Masks7m
Basic Binary Math6m
CIDR4m
Motivation1m
Basic Routing Concepts8m
Routing Tables3m
Interior Gateway Protocols5m
Exterior Gateway Protocols3m
Non-Routable Address Space3m
Alex Good Story1m
3 readings
Supplemental Reading for Routing Protocol Examples10m
Supplemental Reading for RFCs and Standards10m
Graded Plugin10m
5 practice exercises
The Network Layer30m
Subnetting30m
Routing30m
Routing Paths and Subnets30m
The Network Layer1h 15m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

The Transport and Application Layers

5 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 45 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
11 videos
The Transport Layer3m
Dissection of a TCP Segment5m
TCP Control Flags and the Three-way Handshake5m
TCP Socket States3m
Connection-oriented and Connectionless Protocols4m
Firewalls2m
The Application Layer3m
The Application Layer and the OSI Model2m
All the Layers Working in Unison11m
Learner Story: Daniel1m
1 reading
Supplemental Reading for System Ports versus Ephemeral Ports10m
4 practice exercises
The Transport Layer30m
The Application Layer30m
The Transport and Application Layer1h 10m
The Five-Layer Network Model2h
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Networking Services

6 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 70 min), 2 readings, 7 quizzes
15 videos
Why do we need DNS?4m
The Many Steps of Name Resolution8m
DNS and UDP6m
Sergio IT Great Field1m
Resource Record Types8m
Anatomy of a Domain Name3m
DNS Zones4m
Overview of DHCP4m
DHCP in Action5m
Basics of NAT4m
NAT and the Transport Layer4m
NAT, Non-Routable Address Space and the Limits of IPv43m
Virtual Private Networks4m
Proxy Services4m
2 readings
Supplemental Reading forIPv4 Address Exhaustion10m
Graded Plugin10m
7 practice exercises
Name Resolution30m
Name Resolution in Practice30m
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol30m
Network Address Translation30m
VPNs & Proxies30m
Networking Services Simulation30m
Networking Services1h 20m

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