Advanced Residential Networking
Date & Time
Wednesday, July 3, 2024, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Geoff Meads

Once the basics of IP Networking are understood, there are many options to extend IP networks and create a truly integrated home environment.

This course will advance on from the Residential Networking course, exploring more in depth the skills and knowledge previously gained. Attendees will understand and be able to confidentially install a robust, secure and more complex network.

The course features a mix of classroom and practical exercises using a variety of networking equipment. There will be plenty of time for attendees to ask questions and discuss practical scenarios and enhance individual knowledge.

Key skills you will learn:

  • Basic DNS operation
  • Remote access including Dynamic DNS
  • The Client - Server model
  • 'Ports' and 'Services'
  • Access to LAN devices from the WAN via Port Forwarding
  • Securing remote access using VPNs (Virtual Private Networks)
  • Understanding basic subnets
  • Diving Networks using vLANs (Virtual LANs)

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe the difference between UDP and TCP (OSI layer 4)
  • Identify client, server and mixed mode network devices
  • Configure a Dynamic DNS account for remote access to a network
  • Setup and test remote access to a LAN device using ports & services
  • Configure a VPN service for remote access to a network
  • Describe the security implications for different remote access options
  • Explain the primary role of the subnet mask
  • Setup a port-based vLAN within a router
Session Type
CEDIA Training, St Neots