Linux and Networking


Course Overview

This course is designed for beginning wan administrators & Linux Administration who are interested in learning essential wan & Linux administration skills. The class provides hands-on training to effectively use, customize, router, switches & Linux. In addition, administrators will learn how to perform essential wan administration tasks including routing and switching, security implementation on Routers, Switches, and wireless.

Course Objective

Basics of Network, Understanding Cables, Understanding Protocols which we use over the internet, OSI Model, Creating Network using Router and Switches, Routing, Switching, Security Implementation on Router and Switch, Wi-fi, use of IP Addressing IPV4 & IPV6 (Classful and Classless), Linux Fundamentals, Administration (User, Groups, Permission), Package Managements & Servers.

What’s in it for me

After completing this course, you will be able to configure and administrate Routers and Switches & Linux Administration.


152 hours (60 hours ONLINE LIVE sessions + 90 Hours of assignments)


  • 14th June – 05:00 to 07:00 PM
  • 29th June – 03:00 to 05:00 PM
  • 4th July – 03:00 to 05:00 PM
  • 20th July – 03:00 to 05:00 PM
  • 3rd Aug – 03:00 to 05:00 PM
  • 16th Aug – To be decided

Test & Evaluation

1. During the program, the participants will have to take all the assignments given to them for better learning.
2. At the end of the program, a final assessment will be conducted.


Operation of IP Data Networks:

  • Recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices such as Routers, Switches, Bridges and Hubs.
  • Select the components required to meet a given network specification.
  • Identify common applications and their impact on the network
  • Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP/IP models.
  • Predict the data flow between two hosts across a network.
  • Identify the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect network devices to other network devices and hosts in a LAN

LAN Switching Technologies:

  • Determine the technology and media access control method for Ethernet networks
  • Identify basic switching concepts and the operation of switches.
  • Collision Domains
  • Broadcast Domains
  • Types of switching
  • CAM Table
  • Configure and verify initial switch configuration including remote access management.
  • IOS commands to perform basic switch setup
  • Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities such as ping, telnet and ssh.
  • Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and the need for routing between them.
  • Explain network segmentation and basic traffic management concepts
  • Configure and verify VLANs
  • Configure and verify trunking on switches
  • DTP
  • Auto-negotiation

IP addressing (IPv4 / IPv6):

  • Describe the operation and necessity of using private and public IP addresses for IPv4 addressing
  • Identify the appropriate IPv6 addressing scheme to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment.
  • Identify the appropriate IPv4 addressing scheme using VLSM and summarization to satisfy addressing requirements in a
  • LAN/WAN environment.
  • Describe the technological requirements for running IPv6 in conjunction with IPv4 such as dual stack
  • Describe IPv6 addresses
  • Global unicast
  • Multicast
  • Link local
  • Unique local
  • eui 64
  • autoconfiguration

IP Routing Technologies:

  • Describe basic routing concepts
  • CEF
  • Packet forwarding
  • Router lookup process
  • Configure and verify utilizing the CLI to set basic Router configuration
  • IOS commands to perform basic router setup
  • Configure and verify operation status of an ethernet interface
  • Verify router configuration and network connectivity
  • IOS commands to review basic router information and network connectivity
  • Configure and verify routing configuration for a static or default route given specific routing requirements
  • Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols
  • Static vs. Dynamic
  • Link state vs. Distance Vector
  • next hop
  • ip routing table
  • Passive interfaces
  • Configure and verify OSPF (single area)
  • Benefit of single area
  • Configure OSPF v2
  • Configure OSPF v3
  • Router ID
  • Passive interface
  • Configure and verify interVLAN routing (Router on a stick)
  • sub interfaces
  • upstream routing
  • encapsulation
  • Configure SVI interfaces

IP Services:

  • Configure and verify DHCP (IOS Router)
  • configuring router interfaces to use DHCP
  • DHCP options
  • excluded addresses
  • Lease time
  • Describe the types, features, and applications of ACLs
  • Standard
  • Sequence numbers
  • Editing
  • Extended
  • Named
  • Numbered
  • Log option
  • Configure and verify ACLs in a network environment
  • Named
  • Numbered
  • Log option
  • Identify the basic operation of NAT
  • Purpose
  • Pool
  • Static
  • 1 to 1
  • Overloading
  • Source addressing
  • One way NAT
  • Configure and verify NAT for given network requirements
  • Configure and verify NTP as a client

Network Device Security:

  • Configure and verify network device security features such as
  • Device password security
  • Enable secret vs enable
  • Transport
  • Disable telnet
  • SSH
  • VTYs
  • Physical security
  • Service password
  • Describe external authentication methods
  • Configure and verify Switch Port Security features such as
  • Sticky MAC
  • MAC address limitation
  • Static / dynamic
  • Violation modes
  • Err disable
  • Shutdown
  • Protect restrict
  • Shutdown unused ports
  • Err disable recovery
  • Assign unused ports to an unused VLAN
  • Setting native VLAN to other than VLAN 1
  • Configure and verify ACLs to filter network traffic
  • Configure and verify an ACLs to limit telnet and SSH access to the router


  • Troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing and host configurations.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve VLAN problems
  • identify that VLANs are configured
  • port membership correct
  • IP address configured
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve trunking problems on switches
  • correct trunk states
  • correct encapsulation configured
  • correct vlans allowed
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve ACL issues
  • Statistics
  • Permitted networks
  • Direction
  • Interface
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve Layer 1 problems
  • Framing
  • CRC
  • Runts
  • Giants
  • Dropped packets
  • Late collision
  • Input / Output errors

LAN Switching Technologies:

  • Identify enhanced switching technologies
  • RSTP
  • Etherchannels
  • Configure and verify PVSTP operation
  • describe root bridge election
  • Spanning tree mode

IP Routing Technologies:

  • Describe the boot process of IOS routers
  • POST
  • Router bootup process
  • Configure and verify operation status of a Serial interface
  • Manage IOS Files
  • Boot preferences
  • IOS image(s)
  • Licensing
  • Show license
  • Change license
  • Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols
  • Administrative distance
  • split horizon
  • metric
  • next hop
  • Configure and verify OSPF (single area)
  • neighbor adjacencies
  • OSPF states
  • Discuss Multi area
  • Configure OSPF v2
  • Configure OSPF v3
  • Router ID
  • LSA types
  • Configure and verify EIGRP (single AS)
  • Feasible Distance / Feasible Successors /Administrative distance
  • Feasibility condition
  • Metric composition
  • Router ID
  • Auto summary
  • Path selection
  • Load balancing
  • Equal
  • Unequal
  • Passive interface

IP Services:

  • Recognize High availability (FHRP)
  • VRRP
  • HSRP
  • GLBP


  • Identify and correct common network problems
  • Utilize netflow data
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve Spanning Tree operation issues
  • root switch
  • priority
  • mode is correct
  • port states
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve routing issues
  • routing is enabled
  • routing table is correct
  • correct path selection
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve OSPF problems
  • Neighbor Adjacencies
  • Hello and Dead timers
  • OSPF area
  • Interface MTU
  • Network types
  • Neighbor states
  • OSPF topology database
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve EIGRP problems
  • neighbor adjancies
  • AS number
  • Load balancing
  • Split horizon
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve interVLAN routing problems
  • Connectivity
  • Encapsulation
  • Subnet
  • Native VLAN
  • Port mode trunk status
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve WAN implementation issues
  • Serial interfaces
  • PPP
  • Frame relay
  • Monitor NetFlow statistics
  • Troubleshoot etherchannel problems

Linux Basic:

  • Access the command line
  • Log in to a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell.
  • Manage files from the command line
  • Copy, move, create, delete, and organize files from the bash shell prompt.
  • Get help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Resolve problems by using online help systems and Red Hat support utilities.
  • Create, view, and edit text files
  • Create, view, and edit text files from command output or in an editor.
  • Manage local Linux users and groups
  • Manage local Linux users and groups, and administer local password policies.
  • Control access to files with Linux file system permissions
  • Set Linux file system permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings.
  • Monitor and manage Linux processes
  • Obtain information about the system, and control processes running on it.
  • Control services and daemons
  • Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd
  • Configure and secure OpenSSH service
  • Access and provide access to the command line on remote systems securely using OpenSSH
  • Analyze and store logs
  • Locate and accurately interpret relevant system log files for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux networking
  • Configure basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.
  • Archive and copy files between systems
  • Archive files and copy them from one system to another.
  • Install and update software packages
  • Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories.
  • Access Linux file systems
  • Access and inspect existing file systems on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.
  • Use virtualized systems
  • Create and use Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtual machines with KVM and libvirt.

Linux Administration, Server and Security:

  • Automate installation with Kickstart
  • Automate the installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems with Kickstart.
  • Use regular expressions with grep
  • Write regular expressions that, when partnered with grep, will allow you to quickly isolate or locate content within text files.
  • Create and Edit text files with vim
  • Introduce the vim text editor, with which you can open, edit, and save text files.
  • Schedule future Linux tasks
  • Schedule tasks to automatically execute in the future.
  • Manage priority of Linux processes
  • Influence the relative priorities at which Linux processes run.
  • Control access to files with access control lists (ACL)
  • Manage file security using POSIX access control lists.
  • Manage SELinux security
  • Manage the Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) behavior of a system to keep it secure in case of a network service compromise.
  • Connect to network-defined users and groups
  • Configure systems to use central identity management services.
  • Add disks, partitions, and file systems to a Linux system
  • Manage simple partitions and file systems.
  • Manage logical volume management (LVM) storage
  • Manage logical volumes from the command line.
  • Access networked attached storage with network file system (NFS)
  • Access (secure) NFS shares.
  • Access networked storage with SMB
  • Use autofs and the command line to mount and unmount SMB file Systems
  • Control and troubleshoot the Red Hat Enterprise Linux boot process
  • Limit network communication with firewall
  • Configure a basic firewall


No prerequisites required.

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