PV234 LAN Switching and Wireless Networks, WAN

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/2. 3 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
RNDr. Jaroslav Pelikán, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Luděk Bártek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. et Mgr. Zdeněk Říha, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Jaroslav Dočkal, CSc. (lecturer)
Ing. Josef Kaderka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Jaroslav Pelikán, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: RNDr. Jaroslav Pelikán, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Timetable of Seminar Groups
PV234/01: Mon 17. 2. to Fri 15. 5. Tue 17:00–19:50 11A, J. Kaderka
PV234/02: Mon 17. 2. to Fri 15. 5. Wed 17:00–19:50 11A, J. Kaderka
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PV233 Networks and Routing Protocols && SOUHLAS
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 50 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 9/50, only registered: 0/50, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/50
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The main goal of the course LAN Switching and Wireless Networks, WAN is to provide students with information on modern computer networks and allow them to acquire practical skills for building and managing computer networks. During the course, students will be acquainted with the principles and management (configuration) possibilities of switched local area networks and wireless local area networks. The attention will also be paid to the access to wide area computer networks and to security issues.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students will:
be able to operate Cisco switches;
be able to create and configure virtual local area networks;
know the STP and VTP concepts;
be able to manage and configure wireless local area networks;
have knowledge from the area of wide computer networks;
be familiar with the principles of point-to-point communication;
know the Frame Relay technology;
have a basic knowledge of computer networks security;
be able to configure NAT, DHCP, and RIP for IPv6.
  • Redundancy and link aggregation in LAN networks
  • Wireless LAN (WLAN)
  • OSPF protokol(multiple areas)
  • EIGRP protocol
  • Advanced configuration
  • Operating system manipulation and licensing
  • Global computer networks
  • Point-to-point networks
  • Frame Relay protocol
  • Fast network services
  • Securing communication between networks
  • Computer network monitoring
  • Troubleshooting
    required literature
  • CCNA Exploration 4.0 – LAN Switching and Wireless, Cisco Systems, Inc. 2008
  • CCNA Exploration 4.0 – Accessing the WAN, Cisco Systems, Inc. 2008
    recommended literature
  • LAMMLE, Todd. CCNA : Cisco certified network associate study guide. 5th ed. San Francisco, Calif.: SYBEX, 2005. xlii, 675. ISBN 0782143911. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical lectures with examples, practical lessons, homework.
Assessment methods
15 tests in English (on a computer), 2 final tests in English (on a computer).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2021.
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