IS 232 TCP/IP Communication Protocols for Windows and UNIX

3 credits

Employs the TCP/IP communication protocol family as the official standard for global Internet communications and local area networks. This course prepares the student in the planning, installation, configuration, and management of a TCP/IP based network. Students will learn how to monitor, optimize, diagnose, and resolve problems on the network using standard tools and utilities found in the workplace. The course will compare alternative IP Addressing in both IP Version 4 and IP Version 6. Hands-on labs will provide practical exercises in the installation and configuration of WINS, DHCP, and DNS services. The internal process of TCP will be examined along with the classic hacking attacks and countermeasure techniques.

Prerequisite(s): IS 231.