Oct 22, 2020  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TE 272 - Accessing the WAN

Credit Hours: 3

This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • understand and describe different WAN technologies and their benefits;
  • understand and describe the operations and benefits of virtual private networks (VPNs) and tunneling;
  • configure and troubleshoot serial connections;
  • configure and troubleshoot broadband connections;
  • configure and troubleshoot IPSec tunneling operations;
  • monitor and troubleshoot network operations using syslog, SNMP, and NetFlow;
  • design network architectures;
  • understand, describe, and design borderless networks; and
  • understand, describe, and design data centers and virtualization.

Prerequisites: TE 271
F/S (S)