iLabX – The Internet Masterclass

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Syllabus

  • A full understanding of how the Internet works in its current versions IPv6 and IPv4
  • Basic knowledge about Computer Networking Architectures, illustrated with the Internet layer model
  • Applied understanding of common Internet Protocols
  • Applied understanding of common Internet Applications including DNS, NAT, and firewalls
  • Applied understanding of Internet security challenges and mitigation mechanisms

Detailed Keywords for the six Parts of this Computer Networking Course
Part 1 - Signals and Cables: Signals, shared medium, physical medium, noise, addressing, topologies, unicast, broadcast, headers, payload, trailer, twisted pair, optical fiber, wireless, non-return to zero (NRZ), Manchester encoding, self-clocking.

Part 2 - Internet Protocol: Internet Protocol (IP), IPv6, IPv4, subnetting, fragmentation, Stateless Address Auto Configuration (SLAAC), Neighbour Discovery Protocol (NDP), Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP), static routing, forwarding, multicast.

Part 3 - Routing: Dynamic routing, longest prefix matching, Autonomous System (AS), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Dijkstra, Bellmann-Ford, paths, loops.

Part 4 - Transmission Control Protocol and User Datagram Protocol: Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), reliable communication, stateful communication, 3-way handshake, aknowledgements (ACK), piggyback, retransmission, congestion control, flow control.

Part 5 - Domain Name System and Webservers: Domain Name System (DNS), resolver, nameserver, zones, sub-domains, iterative vs. recursive name resolution, A and AAAA records, Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP), Transport Layer Security (TLS), HTTPS, virtual hosts.

Part 6 - DNS64/ NAT64 and Firewalls: Network Address Translation (NAT), DNS64, NAT64, state, address rewriting, IP 5-tuple, chains, filter, blacklisting, whitelisting, rules, firewall, tables.

Prerequisite

  • Curiosity and motivation are required
  • Basic knowledge of computer science is beneficial
  • Knowing how to work on the command line helps but you will also learn it in the course
  • Background in computer networks is not required but will make you progress faster

Instructors

Dr. Marc-Oliver Pahl
Head of IoT Smart Space Team
Technische Universität München

Stefan Liebald
Researcher
Technische Universität München

Lars Wüstrich
Researcher
Technische Universität München

Jonas Andre
Student Assistant
Technische Universität München

Christian Lübben
Researcher
Technische Universität München

Cédric Mohler
Student Assistant
Technische Universität München

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Technische Universität München

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