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Welcome to the La Trobe University, Bendigo subject Internetworking.

About this Subject

In this unit students will build on foundation studies in Computer Networks and Data Communications to examine "real world" issues in large-scale networking. Students will understand issues of scalability in the global Internet and multi-protocol contexts. Students will gain experience in configuring typical internetworking components. Content : The internetwork model. Overview of layered protocols and the history of large-scale internetworking. Review of the TCP/IP protocol architecture. Review of modern LAN technology. Internetwork routing : interior and exterior routing. Autonomous systems. Scalable routing protocols and router configuration. OSPF, IGRP and EIGRP, BGP. Multi-protocol issues in the WAN context. Carrier options : ISDN, frame Relay, ATM, SONET. Other issues : Encapsulation and VPNs, impact of new multimedia traffic types, Qos, IPv6 migration.

Prerequisite

CSE2CN/CSE3BCN [Business] Computer Networks