NTC 405 Week 1 Individual: Hands-On Projects

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 NTC 405 Week 1 Individual: Hands-On Projects

Complete the following Hands-On Projects of Chs. 1, 2, and 3 in Guide to Networking Essentials.

To complete the Hands-On Projects, follow the project steps using your own computer:




Hands-On Project 1-1: Examining a Computer’s Boot Procedure


Hands-On Project 1-2: Upgrading a Stand-alone Computer to a Networked Computer


Hands-On Project 1-3: 1-3 Viewing Network Software Layers


Hands-On Project 1-4: Using ipconfig, ping, and arp


Hands-On Project 1-5: Exploring Peer-to-Peer Networking


Hands-On Project 1-6: Creating a Shared Folder


Hands-On Project 1-7: Transferring a Document to Another Computer


Hands-On Project 2-1: Using Wireshark with a Hub


Hands-On Project 2-2: Using Wireshark with a Switch


Hands-On Project 2-3: Examining Hub and Switch Indicator Lights and Uplink Ports


Hands-On Project 2-4: Connecting to a Wireless Access Point


Hands-On Project 2-5: Communicating over a Router


Hands-On Project 2-6: Using Trace Route to See How Packets Travel Through the Internet


Hands-On Project 3-1: Building a Physical Star Topology Network


Hands-On Project 3-2: Determining and Changing Your Ethernet Standard


Hands-On Project 3-3: Viewing an Ethernet Frame


After completing the hands-on projects, write a 1/2- to 1-page reflection on what you learned. Discuss any areas where you had difficulty as well as areas that were easy for you to complete. How does your current work experience help or not help with networking projects?

Submit your reflection using the Assignment Files tab.