Network Administration Fundamentals




Network administrators play a vital role in managing and maintaining an organization's computer network. Begin your career in information technology (IT) as a network administrator and learn how you can secure your network. The training will be delivered by Vahagn Kharatyan, who has many years of teaching experience in this field.


Key topics include:


1.  Introducing Local Area Networks

▪      The structure of a network

▪      devices and media that are necessary for successful communications

▪      Explain the function of protocols in network communications

▪      Explain the advantages of using a layered model to describe network functionality

▪      Describe the role of each layer in two recognized network models


2.  The TCP/IP model and the OSI model

▪      Describe the role of each layer in two recognized network models

▪      Describe the importance of addressing and naming schemes in network communications

▪      Defining the Layers in the OSI Model

▪      Understanding segmentation and multiplexing

▪      Encapsulation and decapsulation processes

▪      Understanding port-number

▪      Reviewing the OSI Layers

▪      Defining the TCP/IP Model

▪      Popular protocols in TCP/IP stack


3.  IP addressing in Network

▪      Explain the structure IP addressing

▪      Given an IPv4 address, classify by type and describe how it is used in the network

▪      Explain how addresses are assigned to networks by ISPs and within networks by administrators

▪      Classful addressing and subnet mask

▪      Given IPv4 addressing information and design criteria, calculate the appropriate addressing components

▪      Classless addressing. VLSM.

▪      Use common testing utilities to verify and test network connectivity and operational status of the IP protocol stack on a host

▪      Understanding  IPv

▪      Lab- Configuring devices with Ipv4 in Cisco Packet Tracer and Windows OS



4. Implementing TCP/IP in the Command Line

▪      Lab- Ping and Traceroute in Cisco and Windows OS

▪      Lab- Examining ICMP Packets

▪      Lab- IPv4 Address Subnetting

▪      Lab- Advanced CMD commands in Windows OS

▪      Lab-Troubleshoot TCP/IP  problems in Windows OS


5. Planning and Cabling Networks

▪      Identify the basic network media required to make a LAN connection

▪      Identify the types of connections for intermediate and end device connections in a LAN

▪      Identify the different cabling types, standards and ports used for WAN connections

▪      Design an addressing scheme for an inter-network and assign ranges for hosts, network devices and the router interface

▪      Compare and contrast the importance of network designs

▪      Lab- Creating a Small Lab Topology in Hyper-v with Windows OS and Cisco devices in Packet Tracer

▪      Lab- Establishing a Console Session with HyperTerminal

▪      Lab- Establishing a Console Session with Minicom


6. Networking and IP Addressing Services

▪      Understanding  DHCP  and DORA

▪      Describe the differences between BOOTP and DHCP

▪      Lab-Configuring DHCP server in Windows Server 2016

▪      Lab- Configuring DHCP server on Cisco routers

▪      Describe the operation and benefits of using private and public IP addressing

▪      Understanding Network Address Translation (NAT)

▪      Lab-Configuring NAT on Cisco routers

▪      Working with Terminal Services

▪      Defining RRAS

▪      Lab-Configuring RRAS  in Windows Server 2016

▪      Defining IPsec

▪      Defining DNS and WINS

▪      Lab-Configuring DNS in Windows Server 2016



Training start day: April 19, 2018

Course duration: 28 hours

Training fee: 75 000 AMD

Participants’ pre-requisites: Algorithmic thinking and technical education is a plus.


As the number of participants is limited the selection will be made on "first come - first served" basis. The selected students will be notified additionally.  For more information please call us at 010 / 93 556810.