|Short Description:||Scaling and Connecting Network|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Sciences|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||020113 - Networks and Communications|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||5 March 2021|
Pre-requisite: CSC3407 or CSC8507 and Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GDTI or GCSC or MCTN or MCOP
Students who do not meet the pre-requisite requirements must obtain approval of the examiner and the program coordinator to be enrolled in this course.
Students who have enrolled in or completed CSC3427 Switching, Wireless and WAN Technologies cannot enrol in this course.
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
This course introduces virtual LAN as a tool to provide segmentation, flexibility and security of local area networks. Access control lists are introduced as a measure for enterprise network security. Network Address Translation is discussed as a method to conserve Internet Protocol Version 4 (ipv4) network address space. It also focuses on WAN technologies which spans large geographic areas. After completion of this course, the students will be able to design and implement LANs; describe and select appropriate WAN technologies; relate design and technologies to the performance of networks, handle switches; routers and wireless routers with confidence and troubleshoot networks.