Packet Tracer Network Simulator

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Learn
  • Customize network devices with modules
  • Configure routers and switches using examples
  • Test connectivity by visualizing packet flow
  • Create wireless networks and demonstrate their range
  • Develop practical networking assessments with a scoring model
  • Understand VLAN, VTP, and trunking
  • Assign IPv6 addresses to network and end devices
  • Analyze broadcasts in simulation mode
About

Packet Tracer is a powerful network simulation program that allows students to experiment with network behavior and ask “what if” questions. As an integral part of the Networking Academy comprehensive learning experience, Packet Tracer provides simulation, visualization, authoring, assessment, and collaboration capabilities and facilitates the teaching and learning of complex technology concepts. Packet Tracer allows you to simulate highly complex learning environments and allows you to see how packets move between different devices.

Packet Tracer Network Simulator is a practical guide that thoroughly explains the features and uses of Packet Tracer with the help of practical examples that will help you to create your own complex topologies and emulate learning environments. This book will cover using Packet Tracer with PCs, laptops, and servers, with a brief description of its usage with other end devices like tablets and televisions. You will learn about different connectors, start creating network topologies, and configure them with Cisco commands. After testing connectivity with complex PDUs, you will also be able to use the simulation mode to analyze packet flow.

This book covers advanced topics which will help you learn how to configure Cisco devices without commands. You will learn about the configuration of IPv4 and IPv6 routing and also how to troubleshoot networks by looking at the live flow of packets. The book will teach you how to set up wireless devices and how to demonstrate their proximity with physical simulation. You will also learn how to create practical networking assessments with a scoring model.

Once you've finished the book, you will be able to make the best use of your simulator to create and plan limitless network topologies. You will have a good understanding of how to use Packet Tracer to build complex topologies and also how to bring your simulations closer to reality.

Features
  • Configure Cisco devices using practical examples
  • Simulate networking with multiple branch offices
  • Create practical networking assessments
Page Count 134
Course Length 4 hours 1 minutes
ISBN 9781782170426
Date Of Publication 17 Jan 2014

Authors

Jesin A

Jesin A is a network security specialist with an immense interest in Linux and networking. He holds certificates in CCNP, RHCE, and CEH and also likes programming with PHP. He currently lives in Chennai and when he isn't securing networks, he enjoys computer gaming of the FPS genre. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer applications from Loyola College, Chennai.