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Course Detail

Course Name LAN Switching and Advanced Routing
Course Code 18CSA337
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

IPv4 4 & IP V6 Network Addresses, IPv6 Network Addresses, Subnetting IP Networks, Network Design & trouble shooting for IPv4 & IPv6. Introduction to Switched Networks, LAN Design.

Unit 2

Basic Switching Concepts and Configuration, Switch Security: Management and Implementation, VLANs.

Unit 3

Routing Concepts & operations, Configuration of a Router, Media Access Control, Inter-VLAN Routing, Layer 3 Switching, Static Routing Implementation, Configure Static and Default Routes, CIDR and VLSM.

Unit 4

Network security, Dynamic Routing Protocols, Distance Vector Routing Protocols, RIP(IPv4) and RIPng(IPv6) Routing, Link-State Dynamic Routing, The Routing Table, Single-Area OSPF, Configuring Single-Area OSPFv2 (IPv4) & v3(IPv6).

Unit 5

Access Control Lists and operations, Configuring and Troubleshooting Standard & extended IPv4 ACLs, IPv6 ACLs, DHCPv4 (IPV4) DHCPv6(IPv6).

Text Books

  1. James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross “Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach”, 4th Edition, Addison-Wesley, 2008.
  2. Andrew S.Tanenbaum, “Computer Networks”, 3rd Edition, PHI, 2004.


  1. Introduction to Networks-Course Booklet “,Cisco Press
  2. Routing and Switching Essentials – Course Booklet”, Cisco Press

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