Subject description - BE5B32PKS

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BE5B32PKS Computer and Communication Networks
Roles:PV, P Extent of teaching:2P + 2C
Department:13132 Language of teaching:EN
Guarantors:Boháč L. Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:Bezpalec P., Boháč L., Vaněk T. Credits:6
Tutors:Bezpalec P., Boháč L., Kocur Z., Vaněk T. Semester:Z

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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.

Study targets:

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

Course outlines:

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.

Exercises outline:

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


- 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.


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


Internet, LAN, WAN, Ethernet, IP, Networking, Routing, Switching, Security.

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BEECS Common courses PV 5
BPOI1_2016 Computer and Information Science P
BPOI_BO_2016 Common courses P
BPOI4_2016 Computer Games and Graphics P
BPOI3_2016 Software P
BPOI2_2016 Internet of Things P
BPEECS_2018 Common courses PV 5
BPOI_BO_2018 Common courses PV
BPOI4_2018 Computer Games and Graphics PV
BPOI3_2018 Software PV
BPOI2_2018 Internet of Things PV
BPOI1_2018 Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science PV

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