Packet Tracer Tutorial: Design and Simulate Smart Home Networks

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In this Guided Tutorial, you will:

The user interface of the Packet Tracer and how to configure network devices.

Simulate computer network operations in real-world environments using Packet Tracer.

C​onnecting IoT devices to create smart home networks in Packet Tracer.

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In this 1-hour long guided tutorial, you will learn how to design computer networks in logical and physical views, connect IoT devices to create smart home networks, and simulate computer networks operation in real-world environments.

Skills you will develop

Information TechnologyComputer Networks

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. Getting started with the Packet Tracer interface and creating a logical network topology.

  2. Configuring basic network connectivity and simulating network traffic

  3. Connecting and configuring IoT devices in smart home networks

  4. Simulating network operations in real-world environments

  5. Creating and configuring custom IoT devices in Packet Tracer

How Guided Tutorials work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

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

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