1. Internetworking Technology Review.
The OSI Model. LANs. WANs. Internetwork Addressing. Network Devices. Routing.
2. Applying Design Principles in Network Deployment.
Identifying Organizational Network Policies and Procedures. Network Design Methodology. Identifying Customer Requirements. Characterizing the Existing Network. Designing a Topology and Network Solution Using Structured Design Principles. Planning a Design Implementation. Building a Prototype or Pilot Network. Documenting the Design. Implementing and Verifying the Design. Monitoring and Redesigning the Network. Summary. References. Case Study and Simulation Exercise. Review Questions.
3. Structuring and Modularizing the Network.
Network Hierarchy. Using a Modular Approach to Network Design. Network Services and Solutions Within Modular Networks. Summary. References. Review Questions.
4. Basic Campus Switching Design Considerations.
Campus Design Methodology. Campus Design. Summary. References. Case Study and Simulation Exercise. Review Questions.
5. Designing WANs.
Enterprise Edge WAN Design Methodology. Selecting WAN Technologies. Summary. References. Case Study. Review Questions.
6. Designing IP Addressing in the Network.
Designing IP Addressing. Introduction to IPv. Summary. References. Case Study. Review Questions.
7. Selecting Routing Protocols for a Network.
Routing Protocol Selection Criteria. Routing Protocol Features. Routing Protocol Deployment. Summary. References. Case Study. Case Study: Routing Protocol Selection. Review Questions.
8. Designing Networks for Voice Transport.
Traditional Voice Architectures and Features. Integrating Voice Architectures. Capacity Planning Using Voice Traffic Engineering Concepts. Summary. References. Case Study Simulation. Review Questions.
9. Evaluating Security Solutions for the Network.
Identifying Attacks and Selecting Countermeasures. Identifying Security Mechanisms for a Defined Security Policy. Selecting Security Solutions within Network Modules. Summary. References. Review Questions.
10. Applying Basic Network Management Design Concepts.
Network Management Protocols and Features. Functional Areas of Network Management. Managing Service Levels in a Network. Summary. References. Review Questions.
11. Review and Case Study.
Review of Key Topics. Comprehensive Case Study: MCMB Corporation Network Redesign.
Appendix A: IPv4 Addressing Job Aids.
Appendix B: References.
Appendix C: Open System Interconnection (OSI) Reference Model.
Appendix D: Summary of ICND Router and Switch Commands.
Appendix E: Common Requests For Comments.
Appendix F: Network Address Translation.
Appendix G: Answers to Review Questions, Case Studies, and Simulation Exercises.