Build a Small Simulated Network With Cisco Packet Tracker

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Understanding network fundamentals

Ability to troubleshoot and plan networks

1 hour
Beginner
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

By the end of this project, you will create a small simulated network from scratch using Cisco Packet Tracer. You will be able to identify the basic fundamentals of computer networking and the very basic architecture behind the network devices (Routers and Switches). Moreover, you will learn and practice how to get all these devices and components connected together. Finally, you will be able to troubleshoot the issues and write some basic commands to get the network fully functioning. The skills gained from this project are very essential in the computer networking field. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

  • Troubleshooting

  • Networking

  • Understanding network fundamentals

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Open and use the Cisco Packet tracer to simulate your first basic network.

  2. Choose the suitable devices and start building the network on a small scale.

  3. Add routers to your network and troubleshoot connect the devices.

  4. Configure your routers and set an IP address for each device and interface.

  5. Configure the routing tables of your routers and test the connectivity

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In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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