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Course Detail

Course Name Architecture and Deployment of Secure of Scalable WAN
Course Code 18CSA332
Program Bachelor of Computer Applications, B. C. A., B. C. A. (Bachelor of Computer Applications)
Semester Six
Credits Three
Year Taught 2018
Degree Undergraduate (UG)
School School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering
Campus Kochi, Mysuru, Amritapuri


Unit 1

Introduction to Scaling Networks, Implementing a Network Design, LAN Redundancy, Spanning Tree Concepts and protocols.

Unit 2

Link Aggregation Concepts and Configuration, Wireless LAN Concepts, operations and Security, Wireless LAN Configuration, Troubleshoot Single-Area OSPF, Multiarea OSPF

Unit 3

Operation and configuration. Hierarchical Network Design, WAN Technologies, Spanning Tree Configuration, First-Hop Redundancy Protocols, Point-to-Point Connections.

Unit 4

PPP Operation and Configuration, HDLC protocol, Troubleshoot WAN Connectivity, Frame Relay concepts and Configurations, NAT Operation & Configuration, Troubleshooting NAT .

Unit 5

Tele working, Broadband Solutions, Configuring xDSL Connectivity, Securing Site-to-Site Connectivity, VPNs, Site-to-Site GRE Tunnels, IPsec, Monitoring the Network – Syslog, SNMP, Netflow, Network Troubleshooting with a Systematic Approach.

Text Books

  1. Youlu Zheng and ShakilAkhtar,”Networks for Computer Scientists and Engineers”.
  2. Peterson & Davie, “Computer Networks, A Systems Approach”, 5th Edition, Morgan Kaufmann, 2011.


  1. “Scaling Networks – Course Booklet “, Cisco Press.
  2. ”Switched Networks – Course Booklet”, Cisco Press.

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