Training Course

TCP/IP Bootcamp

  • 315
  • £1,195 +VAT
  • 1 day

Who should attend this TCP/IP course

  • Both Technical and Non-Technical IT professionals wanting a Fast-Track introduction to TCP/IP and IPv6.

TCP/IP Course Pre-requisites

Delegates should have an understanding of Ethernet networking, and be a semi-technical user of Microsoft Windows.

Lifetime Post-Course Support

After completing this TCP/IP training course, delegates receive lifetime post-training support from LEVER Technology Group, to help them apply the technologies and skills they have learned with us, to provide career-long support, and to ensure they are better equipped for their future roles in IT and networking.

TCP/IP Training Course Content

Ethernet and Local Area Networks

  • IEEE 802 series standards
  • Ethernet characteristics
  • Frame formats (DIX, 802.3)
  • MAC addresseses: unicast, multicast, broadcast
  • 10BASET, 100BASETx, Gigabit Ethernet, Metro Ethernet
  • LAN Repeaters, Bridges
  • Spanning Tree (STAP)
  • Layer 2 switches
  • The role of Routers
  • Layer 3 switches
  • Metro Ethernet
  • Ethernet Anywhere

Introduction to TCP/IP

  • The DARPA model
  • Role of IP, TCP, UDP, ICMP, ARP
  • Application protocols
  • IP address, subnet mask
  • Default gateway

IP Addressing

  • Class A, B, C, D, E
  • What is a subnet?
  • Subnet addressing
  • Choosing the mask
  • Defining subnet IDs
  • Supernetting
  • Common problems
  • Resolving IP and MAC addresses
  • ARP protocol & cache
  • The arp command
  • Common problems

IP Operation and Routing

  • The IP Header
  • Routing fundamentals
  • Direct vs Indirect routing
  • System routing tables
  • Next Hop
  • Metrics and reliability
  • Static vs dynamic routing
  • D-V protocols: RIP and RIP II
  • Link State: OSPF, ISIS
  • The Autonomous System
  • Border Gateway Protocol, BGP
  • Exterior BGP
  • Interior BGP
  • BGP neighboring and peering
  • BGP Paths


  • DHCP Lease mechanism
  • DHCP Operation
  • Configuring scopes & options

Name Resolution

  • IP naming schemes
  • Configuring the HOSTS file
  • Configuring a DNS client
  • Configuring a DNS service
  • Common problems

Ports, TCP and UDP

  • Port concept
  • UDP operation
  • TCP operation
  • TCP handshake
  • TCP data transmission and windows
  • Closing a TCP session


  • Principles of NAT
  • Basic NAT
  • NAPT/Overloaded NAT

Overview of IPv6

  • Need for IPv6
  • IPv6 Header
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • ICMPv6
  • IPv6 and NAT?
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