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Course 6: IP SERVICES - DHCP, DNS & NAT   

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What you will do

  • Learn how devices on a network can obtain IP Address configuration automatically using DHCP.
  • Understand the steps involved in DHCP and the acronym DORA.
  • Learn about DHCP Exclusions, Reservations and Relays.
  • Configure DHCP services on servers and Cisco routers.
  • Understand how the Domain Name System works.
  • Understand how Network Address Translation is used to allow devices on a private network to communicate with devices on the public internet.

What you will need

  • An understanding of unicast and broadcast traffic and how they are handled by a switch.
  • Knowledge of the Address Resolution Protocol and ICMP.
  • An understanding of default gateways and basic routing.
  • Knowledge of how VLANs and trunk links work.

After taking this course you will

  • have a thorough understanding of the DHCP protocol and DHCP messages;
  • be able to configure DHCP scopes, exclusions and reservations on servers and network devices;
  • understand DHCP relays and the use of "ip helpers";
  • understand the purpose of DNS and how it works;
  • understand and configure Network Address Translation on Cisco routers.
Comments & Discussion
Anil2 weeks ago
When will materials on more NAT and DNS be published? Waiting eagerly:-)
Connected Dots Online2 weeks ago
Hi Anil, two more lessons on NAT should be up by later this week. :)
Jashan1 month ago
Can you tell the approximate time when the remaining portion of this course and the next two courses will be published ?
Connected Dots Online1 month ago
Hi Jashan, there should be one or two more lessons published by next week. The next 2 courses will take a while, there will probably be a workshop/lab section on everything covered in the first 6 courses before moving on to newer topics.
srinidhi4 months ago
can't wait for the NAT and DNS. Please upload ASAP. I wake up daily and check for updates. Thanks again:-)
Connected Dots Online4 months ago
NAT and DNS will take a few weeks, Srinidhi. (A couple of lessons related to Cisco DHCP configurations will be available soon, and NAT and DNS will follow right after those.) Check back in a few weeks time! Thanks!
Gautham4 months ago
thanks a lot for the lightning fast response :-)
Trân5 months ago
Do you have add course ? I just have finished Ip Services
Connected Dots Online4 months ago
Hi Trân, you do not need to add more courses. Please keep checking back from time to time. More lessons and courses will be added as they are ready.