Course Title: Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2019

Course Code: ISYS7578C

Course Title: Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5386 - Diploma of Information Technology Networking

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 90

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

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Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use appropriate tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate, and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

ICTNWK506 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network

Element:

1. Prepare to install medium enterprise WAN links

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Prepare for given work according to legislation, work health and safety (WHS) codes, regulations and standards

1.2 Arrange access to the site according to required procedure

1.3 Review existing network design documentation to ensure it is current and complete

1.4 Select network elements required to be installed to meet technical requirements

1.5 Contact vendors and service suppliers to obtain specifications and availability of identified components

1.6 Develop plans, with prioritised tasks and contingency arrangements, for installation of components with minimum disruption to client

1.7 Liaise with appropriate person to obtain approval for the plans, including security clearance and timing

Element:

2. Configure WAN links

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Determine different methods for connecting to a wide area network (WAN)

2.2 Configure and verify a basic serial WAN configuration

2.3 Configure and verify at least two WAN protocols

2.4 Determine virtual private network (VPN) technology

2.5 Configure and verify a site-to-site VPN

2.6 Determine asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) technology

2.7 Configure and verify an ADSL connection

Element:

3. Configure and verify IP services on a router

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Determine the operation and benefits of using dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) 3.2 Configure and verify DHCP operation on a router 3.3 Implement static and dynamic addressing services for hosts in a local area network (LAN) environment 3.4 Determine the basic operation of network address translation (NAT) 3.5 Configure NAT for given network requirements 3.6 Implement and verify NAT in a medium sized enterprise branch office network 3.7 Describe the basic operation and configuration of internet protocol version 6 (IPv6)

Element:

4. Secure a network using router services

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Determine the purpose and types of access control lists (ACLs) 4.2 Configure and apply ACLs based on network filtering requirements 4.3 Configure and apply ACLs to provide secure access to the router

Element:

5. Troubleshoot medium enterprise WAN links

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Troubleshoot WAN implementation issues 5.2 Rectify WAN problems 5.3 Document solutions


Learning Outcomes


Refer to the elements


Details of Learning Activities

Delivery mode- includes internet, face-to-face and workplace simulated environments. 
Students are required to read the prescribed chapters from the Cisco Netacad website and any additional information provided on the RMIT Canvas.
The learning activities include 
• Case studies 
• Weekly online quiz/tests.
• Collaborative classroom activities on real network equipment 
• Peer interaction 
• Simulations 
• Accessing information on-line 


Teaching Schedule

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                        Topics Assessment Tasks
1

 Multi-layer Switch Technology

LABS: DHCP - VTP /Vlans/InterVlan with Troubleshooting

 
 2

  Etherchannel Switch Redundancy

 

 
3 In-Depth EIGRP Routing Protocol - Incl IPv6 scenarios 
 4In-depth  EIGRP Routing Protocol - Advanced Technologies         LAB Skills Review - Topics 2 - 6  Assessment  Task 1 Written Online - Closed book* Based on Weeks 1 to 4
 5In-depth OSPF Routing Protocol -  Single Area 
6

 OSPF Routing Protocol - Multi Area  Incl IPv6 scenarios        

LABS: Route Redistribution

 
7

Router Redundancy

LABS : HSRP - Troubleshooting

 
8WAN Technologies

  Assessment Task 2

 9PPP Networks Links 
------------- MID-SEMESTER BREAK  ------- 
 10VPN & GRE Tunnels 
 11ACLs 
 12

 LAN Sec

 
13

Quality of Service

 
14IoT & Software Defined Networks 

Skills Exam

 15Trouble-shooting Techniques

 

16  Final ExamFinal Theory CCNA 4 Final
 17

 Project Presentation

 

 
 18Assessment Re-Submissions


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

You must achieve satisfactory result in each of the following assessment tasks to be deemed competent in this course.

Assessment 1 Online Quizzes Assessment 2 Lab Project Assessment 3 IT Project Assessment 4 Final Exam

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs): 

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

 

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

Assessment 4

1.1

 

 

x

 

1.2

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1.3

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x

 

1.4

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1.6

 

 

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1.7

 

 

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2.2

 

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2.3

 

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2.6

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3.3

 

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3.7

 

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4.1

 

 

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4.2

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4.3

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5.1

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5.2

 

 

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5.3

 

 

x

 


Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1 Online Quizzes (Ungraded) Assessment 2 Lab Project  (graded) Assessment 3 Skills Exam  (graded) Assessment 4 Final Exam  (Ungraded)


Assessment Matrix

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

 

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

Assessment 4

1.1

 

 

x

 

1.2

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1.3

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1.4

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1.5

 

 

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1.6

 

 

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1.7

 

 

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2.1

 

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2.2

 

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2.4

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2.5

 

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2.6

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3.1

 

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3.2

 

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3.3

 

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3.4

 

 

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3.5

 

 

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3.6

 

 

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3.7

 

x

 

 

4.1

 

 

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4.2

x

 

x

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4.3

x

 

x

x

5.1

x

 

x

x

5.2

 

 

x

 

5.3

 

 

x

 

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